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Bergen Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Bergen

Traveler rating

Excellent

21

Very Good

12

Average

1

Poor

4

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

393

Senior Cruises

244

Romantic Cruises

130

Family Cruises

64

Group and Theme Cruises

39

39 Bergen Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


Lazer207 avatar

Lazer207

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely trip in the winter to the far north of Norway

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We chose this cruise to see the northern lights and to experience the winter darkness and both of these expectations were fully met. The views were wonderful, particularly when we sailed into the Trollfiord. The ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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PennyDDavis

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A wonderful experience with excellent staff and services

The location of this cruise was the determining factor for me as I wanted specifically to visit Norway whilst not having to repack continually. We were a little concerned about the quality of the cruise, having ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Bearded Rick avatar

Bearded Rick

1 Review Written

Numb in Hamilton

Numb, as in unbelievable, Numb as in over whelming, Numb as in booked another cruise with Viking for next year. We had seen the TV documentary "Mighty Ships" showcasing the "Viking Sky" and a week later were ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Cmmk avatar

Cmmk

1 Review Written

Awful cabin initially allocated

We chose to do a Hurtigruten trip as a once in a lifetime experience to see the Northern lights and to experience the beauty of the coastline from the comfort of the ship. B Unfortunately the first cabin we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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JPJ01

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A "Must" if you want to see the Northern Lights!

This Cruise has been on our "Bucket List" for the past ten years. Earlier this month we eventually boarded the Hurtigruten, Finnmarken and was pleasantly surprised. Being under the impression that this is a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Traveller1492

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

HurtiGruelling

Be absolutely clear that Hurtigruten is a ferry service and not a cruise line. We paid for a relaxing cruise but what we received was a passage on a working ship with very little customer care. Whilst we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Husky dog

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable

An enjoyable experience overall. Staff polite and friendly. Food good but after a few days became much of the same. But healthy and lots of choice Excursions expensive. Take care with Bodo and Saltistrumen one ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Dukedg

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Successful Trip to See the Northern Lights

We chose this itinerary because I wanted to travel somewhere to see the Northern Lights. This was our third Viking Ocean cruise and we received the excellent service we have come to expect from Viking. We have our ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Bigdasher

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Exceeded all expectations - Flawless

Just returned from a 11 day Northern Lights voyage along the Norwegian coast to Kirkenes and back to Bergen - and it was mind blowing. I've returned relaxed, pampered and looking to book another cruise - with ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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VikingHomeland

1 Review Written

Viking Homeland

The Viking Homeland cruise provided Excellent Ports of Call with a well organized shore excursions. There were good excursion options for each port, giving a taste of each city and country. The Viking Sky provided ...
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Sail Date May 2018


MaryAnnV avatar

MaryAnnV

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Into the midnight sun

Had an Interest in the area that the cruise covered, Iceland, Norway, Shetland Islands, Orkney Island, Edinburgh, Scotland, England..Had done a previous Viking River Cruise and was impressed with the accommodations ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Karen Wakefield

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not value for money

Chose this due to fantastic marketing by Hurtigruten but the reality does not live up to the marketing. The Norwegian coast is not how it's portrayed in promotional material and the towns are not quaint fishing ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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lmhobbs23

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Most Amazing Aurora with excellent service

Saw the most amazing aurora, it was visible on 6 of the 7 possible nights. Great food on board with a nice selection and a very nice sized cabin. All the staff were extremely friendly and very helpful. Although ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Medsec2473

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Spectacular Northern Lights

We chose this cruise specifically because it gives you the greatest chance of seeing the Northern lights. We followed the advice from Hurtigruten about what camera lens to buy and to take a tripod but what they ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Trevor Cherrett

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exploration of the Norwegian Coast and ports on a working post and freight boat

I chose this cruise in order to explore the Norwegian coast, its islands, its scenery, its ports and its people. As a boating enthusiast I was also interested in the navigation of this `inside passage`, and the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ptmcarron

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

In the Wake of the Vikings

In the Wake of the Vikings - Ocean Cruise (Sep 2018) Sep 01 - SAN DIEGO - FRANKFURT * Flew on Lufthansa First Class (excellent service) * Arrived in Frankfurt and was met at the plane with a wheel chair ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Seallegsclaire

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A wonderful trip

I went on this cruise to see the Norwegian fjords. It was one of the best things I’ve ever done. The old small ship was beautiful and the tour route, staff, food and comfort were all first class. I made friends ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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jotro

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Magnificient nature viewed by deck-chair or accompanying excursions ashore

Smooth embarkation in Bergen and an offer to upgrade to a suite set the standard for this travel! Luggage was properly retransferred to the new cabin while we left Bergen comfortably seated in deck-chairs bathed in ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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sjwhiteod

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Obviously Under-Staffed

I chose this cruise because of the Northern Lights Astronomy Voyage theme. I am very satisfied with the lectures and viewings organized by Dr John Mason and Inger Carter and I would highly recommend their program. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Fishgerbil

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Astronomy Voyage

We chose this cruise to fulfill a Bucket List item: to see the Northern Lights! Starting from night 2 of the cruise we were able to view the aurora. An astronomer was on deck 9 at 8PM each evening to point out stars ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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tikovsky

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Norwegian coast

Once we made the south bounded tour from Kirkenes to Bergen, in summer. Now we wanted to make the north tour in winter especially because of the polar light, but also to see the coast in winter, e.g North pole. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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elfikai

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A wonderful trip with very nice weather

The ship is a typical Hurtigruten ship. All the staff are very nice, the ship is not too big, the cabins are small, but dining is excellent. The weather was very good, the sevice also good. The trips to ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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angela.grossgebauer

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A very different cruise!!

We choose this cruise due to its itinerary and it being a working ship. The experience is therefore different, there are several stops every day and it's an interesting way to get to know more about the local ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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sandiefran

10 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

Absolutely fabulous

I saw an article offering no single supplement on this Hurtigruten cruise (11.11.17) and investigated it. Sounded good, so I booked it. Flew from Sydney to Bergen - warm weather to icy chill! Dinner on the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


Greg The Traveller avatar

Greg The Traveller

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Poor Excursion and lack choices of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner

I choose the cruise after watched Hurtigruten advertisement about the trip. Yes we have quite high expectation about the trip. The best about this trip that we are able to see a very beautiful aurora ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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