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Hurtigruten Ship Reviews

Ranked #1 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
86% Loved It
  • Part of Hurtigruten's newest "Millennium Class" of ships
  • Offers access to beautiful coastal scenery year-round
  • Midnight sun in summer, northern lights in winter
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 646
Ranked #2 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
83% Loved It
  • Sails the globe from the Arctic to the Antarctic Circle
  • Observation lounge has floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Nature is center stage -- from icebergs to whales
  • Launched: 2007; Passengers: 256
Ranked #3 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
77% Loved It
  • See Norway up close and at its best
  • Wide variety of ports at all times of the day and night
  • One of Hurtigruten's contemporary ships
  • Launched: 1997; Passengers: 464
Kong Harald
Kong Harald
Ranked #4 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
75% Loved It
  • Spectacular Norwegian coastal scenery from panoramic lounge
  • Shore tour variety: dog sledding, historic town walks, even a North Cape excursion
  • Free Wi-Fi access and Internet cafe
  • Launched: 1993; Passengers: 490
Ranked #5 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
72% Loved It
  • Attractive Norwegian art and sculpture in public areas
  • Fun to watch the cargo handling
  • Year-round sailings, so pick your season
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 674
Richard With
Richard With
Ranked #6 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
71% Loved It
  • One of six of Hurtigruten's "Contemporary Ships"
  • Explores Norway's coast and stunning fjords
  • Sibling ship to Nordnorge
  • Launched: 1993; Passengers: 490
Ranked #7 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
67% Loved It
  • One of six of Hurtigruten's "Contemporary Ships"
  • Explores Norway's coast and stunning fjords
  • Nordlys is a sibling to Nordnorge
  • Launched: 1994; Passengers: 482
Ranked #8 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
50% Loved It
  • Beautifully maintained older ship recalls earlier era of sea travel
  • Sails Norway's coast year-round
  • Charming boutique hotel-style public rooms
  • Launched: 1964; Passengers: 151
Ranked #9 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
45% Loved It
  • Sails six-day, one-way cruises and 12-day roundtrips along Norway's coast
  • Great layout of public spaces to take advantage of the fantastic scenery
  • Shore tour variety: visit historic sites and glaciers, kayak, hike, go bird-watching
  • Launched: 1996; Passengers: 490
Ranked #10 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
100% Loved It
  • One of six of Hurtigruten's "Contemporary Ships"
  • Explores Norway's coastal communities and fjords
  • Sister ship to Nordnorge
  • Launched: 1996; Passengers: 482
Ranked #11 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
100% Loved It
  • Real working ship carries passengers, cargo and cars
  • More than 30 port stops on a six-night itinerary
  • Locally sourced food makes for superior dining
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 628
Ranked #12 of 12 Hurtigruten Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Part of Hurtigruten's "Mid-Generation Ships"
  • Sails Scandanavian itineraries, with a focus on fjords
  • Always in sight of beautiful scenery
  • Launched: 1983/1995; Passengers: 318
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Hurtigruten Member Reviews

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What a wonderful voyage, to Kirkenes and back. Excellent ship, scenery was fantastic and the ship was great, loads of brass, polished wood and ... Read more
by spigymarjorie
Hurtigruten, literally translated as "the fast route" is a combination tourist cruise ship, local ferry boat, and a cargo ship that ... Read more
by kb0000
This is a fantastic way to experience the Antarctic, the Falklands and South Georgia. If you want to go on an expedition to see wildlife and nature ... Read more
by NatureWatcher

About 10 days before cruise I needed a minor operation on my knee which left me on crutches. Before setting out, I informed Hurtigruten and the ... Read more

by Fergs52

We cruised with Hurtigruten from Tromso – Kirknes – Tromso amd we flew from Gatwick to Tromoso and picked the ship up from there, on ... Read more

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