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37 Hurtigruten Finnmarken Norwegian Fjords Cruise Reviews

We took this cruise because it offered the opportunity to see the Northern Lights which we did on several occasions. Without seeing the lights, my rating would have been lower. The ship through its announcement system (press the ... Read More
We took this cruise because it offered the opportunity to see the Northern Lights which we did on several occasions. Without seeing the lights, my rating would have been lower. The ship through its announcement system (press the information button on your room phone when you want to hear the announcements) lets you know when the lights appear regardless of the time. Our cruise left a day late because of bad weather so the ship did not arrive in port until the day after we were scheduled to depart. As is only fair, the ship did put us up at a hotel and provide dinner and breakfast. Other than that, there was no additional compensation. Would have been classy to give each guest a small on board credit or even a free drink once on board. The ship is going in for a much needed refurbishment in January as while it has some amazing Art Deco details, the cabins and public areas are pretty tired. Hallway carpets are threadbare in places and the cabin carpets are very dirty. In the 10 nights we were on board the ship, our room was never vacuumed, The room itself was functional, we had an Arctic Superior cabin, but we definitely did not want to spend a great deal of time in it. There was a refrigerator and safe in the room which was handy. Glad we are not large people as we don’t know how someone of size would fit in the shower. We kept learning things that should have been explained when we first boarded like the card that is in the slot that turns on the cabin lights is also what you should insert in the door lock slot if you want your cabin serviced. We also learned that if you didn’t want the dinner meal that was being served a particular evening you could request a substitute (request by lunch that day.) The night’s menu is on the table during breakfast and lunch so you can decide if that one choice is what you want. Definitely suggest you substitute on the vegetarian night - the oat mushroom cake was like a hockey puck. We had read many positive comments about the food on the ship, but we found it more hit and miss, The roast salmon was wonderful as was the Arctic char. Fish was always super fresh and usually well prepared. The downside is that if you like your food served hot, you may want to lower your expectations, Regardless of which meal you were having, the food was always luke warm at best. Breakfast was the same every day with the exception that some days there were scrambled eggs in addition to the cold fried egg. Lunch was by far our favorite meal as there was frequently mussels on the buffet as well as different types of fish and fresh salad. If you are doing this journey in the winter definitely bring along add on cleats for your shoes. We learned that every trip someone breaks something slipping on the ice. It was true on our journey as well when someone broke an ankle. My advice would be to take a starboard cabin as the ship always docks (34 times during an 11 night journey) and people, goods and cars join the ship from the port side. While regardless of the side, you frequently feel the ship docking, the noise is much less on the starboard side. As others have said there is no entertainment on board, but we knew that going in. There were several lectures that were good as well as the daily review at 5pm many nights. Read Less
Sail Date December 2019
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 atmosphere was relaxed and ... Read More
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 atmosphere was relaxed and food good, although we struggled with the buffet lunch and breakfast - not easy to find a table and food not hot. There was plenty of seating in the lounge areas and many talks to go to. Although it would have been nice to have someone playing the piano occasionally. The cabin was as expected although we struggled with hanging space, especially for coats. The beds were comfortable and the pull down bed surprisingly easy to use. We were near the back of the ship on deck 5 (cabin 587) and suffered considerable from engine noise and vibration. This caused disturbed nights as the whole cabin shook whenever we were entering and leaving the ports - which can be 4 or 5 times a night. The excursions were well organised although we were very confused beforehand as to which trips were available for our sailing date. I think we will have to go back in the summer though to see some of the views as with only an hour or even less of daylight I think we missed quite a bit. Drinks were very expensive - as we expected - but it would have been nice to have complimentary tea and coffee available in the lounge areas other than after dinner. Overall a very interesting cruise which was quite different from our previous cruise experiences. Read Less
Sail Date November 2019
Before the cruise we stayed in a Scandic hotel near the terminal of Hurtigruten. The embarkation went very smoothly and relaxed, no stress at all. You will receive good information before going on board. The ship was in Art Deco style and ... Read More
Before the cruise we stayed in a Scandic hotel near the terminal of Hurtigruten. The embarkation went very smoothly and relaxed, no stress at all. You will receive good information before going on board. The ship was in Art Deco style and looks lovely. We had a cabin with a window and enough space for 2 people, 2 beds which could we turned into a cough. Enough space for clothes and your personnel stuff. Breakfast and lunch are buffet, enough to choose from, dinner sometimes buffet or 3 course menu. Good food, I do not like fish so much but tried it and it was good. We also had dinner in the a la carte restaurant and that was very good. On the ship the only entertainment is of the crew and the exploration team. Everyday there was a briefing with the highlights of the day and the highlights and temperature of the next day. The crew did the arctic passage and all funny things on deck with drinks to highlight the occasion. Ports are good, you could not from the ship in every harbor or you had to live there but were we went out it was good. Service on board is wonderful, very nice, kind people working on the ship. We did 8 excursions and they were excellent. There were people in the harbor to point out were you have to go, or in the reception when it was a small group. Sometime the exploration team did also the same tour to see if the tour was good and if alterations are needed. I traveled with my father and he liked also very much. After the cruise we stayed 2 more nights in lovely Bergen in the Scandic city Bergen hotel, also very nice people. Read Less
Sail Date November 2019
I really liked the character of the ship, the art work and the layout. I enjoyed the hot tubs so much and the upper decks. The cabin was nice, the only downsides I could call out are. * The air from the ceiling was strong, it blew down ... Read More
I really liked the character of the ship, the art work and the layout. I enjoyed the hot tubs so much and the upper decks. The cabin was nice, the only downsides I could call out are. * The air from the ceiling was strong, it blew down on the bed quite a lot. * There wasn't any evening entertainment in the lounges, no piano playing or quiz or anything, it would have been nice to have a couple of hours of entertainment some of the nights * The staff were setting up tables for lunch at breakfast hours, kicking guests off tables and making them move so they could set up for lunch which didn't start for 2 hours, incredibly rude and frustrating. Being told to find a new table mid-meal is shocking customer service. Besides that the ship, the views and the service and food was all very good. Read Less
Sail Date April 2019
I travelled to see the Northern Lights. In the 12 days aboard the ship our room was never vacuumed, the bed’s were made once and the sheets on the bed never changed. The food was always lukewarm to cold. Food leftovers from the ... Read More
I travelled to see the Northern Lights. In the 12 days aboard the ship our room was never vacuumed, the bed’s were made once and the sheets on the bed never changed. The food was always lukewarm to cold. Food leftovers from the previous night were put out for lunch next day and reheated. No water was available at breakfast. No coffee or tea was available for dinner. One slice of bread was made available for dinner and it was stale. Dinner meals lacked vegetables. Tea and coffee should have been complimentary all day and not purchased outside of breakfast and lunch. WiFi had to be purchased,should have been complimentary. These packages were outrageously expensive. Excursions were very expensive. The cruise lacked entertainment on board at night. There were 2 screens a dance floor, piano and none of these were utilised. The ship did not have any happy hours to boost their wine sales or engage passengers. Very disappointed with Hurtigruten! Read Less
Sail Date February 2019
One of the most exhilarating experiences in my life, this cruise was our perfect honeymoon gift to each other. We didn't get the time to explore Bergen, but had no issues with embarkation & disembarkation. We were thoroughly ... Read More
One of the most exhilarating experiences in my life, this cruise was our perfect honeymoon gift to each other. We didn't get the time to explore Bergen, but had no issues with embarkation & disembarkation. We were thoroughly impressed by the courteous staff, who gave us a free upgrade, & also took care of my wife when she felt sea sick during mild rolling. The spread of food during all the meals was impressive. Even the shop on board had a nice variety of souvenirs for us to bring back. Our shore excursion to Trondheim was a memorable one. We were also fortunate enough to sight the Aurora Borealis from the observation deck. Although I was denied a visit to the Engine Room by the Chief Engineer despite me being a marine engineer by profession, I would definitely go again, after a few years, if I get a good discounted deal. Read Less
Sail Date December 2018
We wanted an experience that was less commercial than other large cruise lines and one which would allow us to truly experience all tha the Norwegian coast has to offer. We got exactly what we wanted and wouldn’t have changed a thing. ... Read More
We wanted an experience that was less commercial than other large cruise lines and one which would allow us to truly experience all tha the Norwegian coast has to offer. We got exactly what we wanted and wouldn’t have changed a thing. Beautiful spacious accomodations (we stayed in a quad), ample lounge areas and high quality, delicious food. The service was impeccable and we became very friendly with all service staff. Our kids were invited to the Young Explorers program which enriched their understanding of the Norwegian culture and environment. The food was fresh and delicious, and there was a story that accompanied each dish we were served. While this cruise is not for everyone in the fact that there was no formal entertainment, it was exactly what we were looking for. It was an experience we will cherish forever and truly feel like any other vacation would be unmatched! Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
We (2 people) always wanted to do this. We have read about this trip and seen reports on TV. The entire trip was perfectly organised and everything went out as planned. We did the 12 day Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen cruise. The Cabin ... Read More
We (2 people) always wanted to do this. We have read about this trip and seen reports on TV. The entire trip was perfectly organised and everything went out as planned. We did the 12 day Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen cruise. The Cabin ((Arktis Superior) was OK and functionable. We have spend there almost only time for sleeping. The food was fantastic and we both have gained weight because we were so much tempted to eat too much (But it was worth it) We have gone on several excursions; - RIB Boat Safari Saltstraumen - Visit of the Huskys - Birdwatching Safari at the Northcape - Boat Safari to the Russian Border - Breakfast at the Northcape - Seaeagle Safari at the Lofoten - RIB Speedboat Safari at the Lofoten and all were really good and we enjoyed them very well. We can recommend each one of them. The lectures we attended were also all very good, informative and not too long. We would definately recommed the cruise. Maybe we do it again in Winter one day. And if you do not want to spend that much money or have less time available, we would recommend to do the trip going north from Bergen to Kirkenes. The part of the journey going south was also good, but the other one was better. Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
This cruise was all about the scenery which was made even better by the near perfect weather. The food was quite good. They offer buffet breakfast and lunch. Dinner is table service with a fixed menu. They offer an a la carte service in a ... Read More
This cruise was all about the scenery which was made even better by the near perfect weather. The food was quite good. They offer buffet breakfast and lunch. Dinner is table service with a fixed menu. They offer an a la carte service in a different dining room for an additional 500 - 800 NOK. I could never get an adequate explanation for what the value was for a different meal service. As best I could determine the difference was that you get to choose from a menu of three or four selections and you get to pick your dining hour. Except for the full board meals, everything is extra and expensive, even water. Be careful when one of the staff offers a “tasting” of some native fare. It appears that it’s a complimentary offer. When you accept they ask your Cabin number and a €20 charge appears on your bill. The cost of excursions is outlandishly expensive. For example, the 45 minute bus ride to Northkapp was €180 per person. That was just the bus ride. Admissions to the museum were extra. That was more than I paid to fly from Kirkenes to Oslo. For the most part the staff were peasant and efficient except for the man at the excursion desk who was downright rude and condescending. Twice when I asked a question, he would point to one of the information sheets and snap back with, “you should have read it.” I did, but it wasn’t clear. Would it have been too much for him to simply smile and answer the question? That experience was a complete turn off to Hurtigruten for me. Now that we’ve seen this part of the World, we probably won’t come back. But if we do, it won’t be with Hurtigan. Their annoying service and people are not worth the experience. Read Less
Sail Date May 2018
3rd time for us and as soon as we got to the Pingvinen bar in Bergen we got onto the wifi and got down to planning the 4th one. The views are nothing less than staggering. Utterly breathtaking. No words or photos will ever do justice to ... Read More
3rd time for us and as soon as we got to the Pingvinen bar in Bergen we got onto the wifi and got down to planning the 4th one. The views are nothing less than staggering. Utterly breathtaking. No words or photos will ever do justice to the Norwegian fjords. You need to see them with your own eyes. We embarked at Svolvær for a three-night cruise south to Bergen. A quick treat for us for various reasons. My partner's in an electric wheelchair and the MS Finnmarken had a nifty device where the steps to the foot-passengers' door flattened-out into a lift. When we sailed on the MS Trollfjord in 2013 we boarded via the vehicle ramp and up a cargo lift. Although we couldn't get an accessible cabin this time we managed fine with the standard cabin. We stowed the electric wheelchair in the luggage compartment each night where it could be plugged in too to charge. In fact we upgraded when we boarded as we had originally booked an unspecified outside cabin which turned out to be on the promenade deck (5) with a restricted view (lifeboat). Didn't bother me but upgrades were available so my partner did the deed. We got 705 - another outer cabin and also much nearer the amidships lifts. If you are happy with an outer cabin on deck five please remember to close the curtains when it gets dark! I could see in in the split-second I walked by from the corner of my eye. The MS Finnmarken is a perfectly comfortable and unpretentious ship. Loads of wonderful art to look at on board and we especially enjoyed the cartoons around the two staircases. There are three lifts, two amidships and one aft and my partner got around just fine in the wheelchair. The food is amazing. Traditional Norwegian fair mixed with the usual north European goodies. Breakfast and lunch are buffets and dinner is usually a set menu although we were surprised that on our first evening dinner was also a buffet. One downside is that breakfast and lunch are really too close together - just over two hours apart. I over-ate on the first evening, wasn't hungry the following morning but ended up stuffing myself anyway. Just managed to hold back come lunch time. But not really. And it was a blessed relief when dinner turned out to be a set menu. The dinners can seem quite light after the buffets but really the portions are just right. I managed to properly pace myself the other two days. Getting rid of those calories is easy enough. There's a pretty cool gym on board. I looked but didn't touch. I don't do gyms. It was busy though. There appears to be dance classes - see below. The small swimming pool was out of action for some reason - I didn't get around to finding out why. The two outside jacuzzis were on though and I rarely saw them unoccupied. I opted for walks around the promenade deck on five interspersed with strides up and down the outside steps to deck eight. With my mobile, the complimentary wifi, and a few BBC iPlayer radio programs, and the ever changing totally stunning views, I managed nine miles on one day! I also scampered onshore whenever I could. I managed a brisk walk through hilly Molde and was treated to the privilege of visiting the beautiful MS Lofeten in Rørvik. Onboard entertainment is minimal. As Hurtigruten's blurb says, the views provide the entertainment. And they ain't wrong. There were some fun and informative talks by the onboard expedition team and I did see and hear music and dancing involving the more mature passengers. On the last day we were treated to a surprise concert with piano and two opera singers performing works by Grieg. Listening to them while watching the majestic fjords roll by was truly magical. And very relaxing. On this trip we purposely didn't do any excursions. They are expensive but the ones we've been on previously we're worth it for the memories they've created. Also expensive is the alcohol. I chose to drink very little, just two glasses of wine, but my partner likes his beer so paid the nearly £10 a pop for a large Mack. About three or four a day. Eye-watering. But that's Norway. I made use of the complimentary coffee supply for full-board passengers. The crew are great. They all speak English and only a couple of them were a bit brusque in that charmingly Scandinavian manner. Disembarkation went smoothly with ramps everywhere. One bonus of upgrading was we were among the first passengers to disembark. Busses to the centre of Bergen and the train station were available but we chose to walk/trundle to the Pingvinen bar were we planned next year's Hurtigruten holiday. Read Less
Sail Date April 2018
Dining Breakfast A wide variety of food some of it appetizing and some of it not. Lunch Towards the end of the trip it was a little repetitive for the smorgasbord at lunch.I think they tried hard for variety but I guess it ... Read More
Dining Breakfast A wide variety of food some of it appetizing and some of it not. Lunch Towards the end of the trip it was a little repetitive for the smorgasbord at lunch.I think they tried hard for variety but I guess it depends on whats available. There was some attempt at providing for gluten and lactose free diets. There was always some alternatives just not a lot of choice.Dessert was particularly repetitive with a lot of cream based desserts and always a stewed fruit. Dinner You have a set time which you can change with the head waiter. Three courses - small meals. if you don't like what's on offer you can talk to the Head Waiter for a substitute. Excursions Choose carefully. Do one or two. These are not good value but some are a very enjoyable experience. Their success highly dependent on the weather. Dog Sledding- better to do earlier in the month/year when there is more snow. Very bumpy. A lot of standing around and patting the dogs. a half hour ride which was great with beautiful scenery.I would recommend this. Fishing Village from Tromso-Great scenery but the villages were a non event. e had seen so many from the boat and other stops already. These were just smaller. The Christmas Shop was unappealing though a nice morning tea. The Artist Gallery was different and interesting but small. I would not recommend this. I heard that the Bird Watching Excursion from Tromso was excellent. Midnight Concert in the Arctic Cathedral This was 40 min. Lovely singing and a flute playing but not unusual. I would not recommend this.The large stain window can not be seen at night. The Atlantic Road Excursion. This was great and we had a stop for lunch with a traditional fish dish. Plan ahead maybe and mention this if you don't want it.The scenery was lovely. We met the ship at Molde. I would recommend this. Laundry- Level 3 and FREE! Most of the staff were lovely and helpful.The ship's decor was pleasant and comfortable. Deck 8 was popular with it's scenic windows. There was a little entertainment. this trip is about the views not the boat and with lovely weather most people were glued to the scenery, knitting or meeting new people. Read Less
Sail Date April 2018
Cruising the fjords of Norway has been a long time ambition of mine. I chose Hurtigruten because of reports that I had heard and their 100 year plus of experience of working in these waters. I say working because their ships do work ... Read More
Cruising the fjords of Norway has been a long time ambition of mine. I chose Hurtigruten because of reports that I had heard and their 100 year plus of experience of working in these waters. I say working because their ships do work with cargo as well as passengers this all adds to the interest. Something like 32 ports of call o the round trip from Bergen to Kirkenes and back. Some with only a 15 minute stay but other with several hours stopover. A large number of excursions are organised and I found the ones I went on were very good. They are graded in fitness levels with those numbered 1 for old fogeys like me and those graded 3 for the fitter of us, I had a mini suite cabin which was excellent including a television connected to a camera on the bow of the ship so you missed little of the scenery. The TV can pick up BBC worls service TV as well as other English speaking stations. The suite had twin beds, a 2 seater settee, 2 armchairs and a large double wardrobe. Hurtigruten operate a Coastal Kitchen concept so much of the food on board is picked up from ports of call on the cruise. This provides a great variety of food and helps local farmers. Food on boardwas very good. An extensive breakfast and lunch buffet and a waiter service dinner which was nuovaue ciusine style but excellently done. There is also a a la carte restaurant if the fixed m,enu option is not to your liking. You can buy a wine or beer package for the cruise but this means you will have to drink every night. There are talks on board about the Artic and other related issies. I found these excellent. Bot too long, informative without being too heavy. Read Less
Sail Date April 2018
We chose this cruise as Hurtigruten is well known and can get into all the smaller fiords, although the ship was delayed into Bergenwhich was quite stressful after having a long day travelling .. the cabin 630 mini. Suite was lovely ... Read More
We chose this cruise as Hurtigruten is well known and can get into all the smaller fiords, although the ship was delayed into Bergenwhich was quite stressful after having a long day travelling .. the cabin 630 mini. Suite was lovely although we didn’t have a full bed change the whole of our 11 nights... dining was ok food was good but the food was not replenished quick enough people was waiting for trays to be replenished on the breakfast and lunch time sittings .. the evening meals waiter service suited me best . I was disappointed that the swimming pool was closed without any explanation, and this was the only reason I booked MS Finnmarken ... the drinks package was e extremely expensive and unaffordable.. when we went on shore we got good quality wine for £12 approximately and on board they were charging between £48 and £50 per bottle with a package of five bottles of wine and water for £225 which I found extortionate The excursions were also very expensive. However I found the whole experience amazing and the scenery beautiful very happy with the staff and the cabin ...although I think Hurtigruten are just overpriced with all the added extras added ... wines and alcohol could be priced so that people could afford to have a glass or two with a meal ..instead customers were having to drink in their cabins and not in the public areas... all in all it was a very nice experience but I do think the drinks and excursions were very very expensive Read Less
Sail Date March 2018
The journey with Hurtigruten on the MS Finnmarken was the most wonderful I ever made. The norwegian fjords are fantastic and this fresh arctic air makes you stay on the upper deck all day, you get addicted to it. Most comfortable ... Read More
The journey with Hurtigruten on the MS Finnmarken was the most wonderful I ever made. The norwegian fjords are fantastic and this fresh arctic air makes you stay on the upper deck all day, you get addicted to it. Most comfortable thing was the sauna and the two jaccuzis on the rear deck - it is too lovely to sit in the hot tub and see the ship leaving Kristiansund or Tromso or whatever!! LOVELY. The interior in an Art Déco-style is nice and they even had a piano in the salon. Best thing for those, who doesn't want to go outside, is the panorama-salon on deck 8, watching the scenery passing by slowly is the best way to travel. The only thing, that was really bad for me: I am an allergic person and the food i got was ridiculous! For breaktfast they just got me two slices of glutenfree toast, nothing else (for the rest I had to check the buffet - which didn't provide much for me). And dinner (when there was no buffet). was just terrible. Mostly it looked like the leftovers of the lunchbuffet, smashed into the pan with some old beetroot. And always styrofoam chickpeas. Or Potatoesoup with no taste. Considering, that the others got a five star menu and that the chefs are actually professionals the dishes for allergic people were a shame! That was the only complaint, but a major one. Still the journey was so beautiful, that I am gonna do it again next year summer. Read Less
Sail Date March 2018
It was something we had always wanted to do and the lovely relaxed atmosphere on the ship, together with good service, lovely food, wonderful weather, made it almost perfect. We went to some lovely towns and liked the fact that there were ... Read More
It was something we had always wanted to do and the lovely relaxed atmosphere on the ship, together with good service, lovely food, wonderful weather, made it almost perfect. We went to some lovely towns and liked the fact that there were lots of opportunities to get off the ship and look around, as well as the really great excursions. Although we didn’t get to see the Northern Lights, the wonderful scenery made up for a little disappointment. It was only spoilt by the inconsiderate group of passengers who gathered in the main lounge sometimes two or three times a day to play at least two accordians and sing. They seemed to be oblivious to the number of people who would walk out each time. The lounge was the main area for people to sit and relax with a coffee, chat to friends, or read a book, or to watch the wonderful scenery passing by. This group would often play for two hours at a time. Read Less
Sail Date March 2018
We picked this trip based on Hurtigruten's reputation, and the fact that it's a trip experience rather than a cruise. It fulfilled all of our expectations and more - maybe we were lucky to have great weather pretty much all ... Read More
We picked this trip based on Hurtigruten's reputation, and the fact that it's a trip experience rather than a cruise. It fulfilled all of our expectations and more - maybe we were lucky to have great weather pretty much all the way up and back down the Norwegian coast in March / April, but as long as you get the views it wouldn't matter if the sun didn't shine quite so much. Loads of snow fell, but ahead of rather than on us, making everything magical viewed from on board and in the plentiful opportunities to go ashore from what is essentially a ferry / service boat for the coastal community. Hurtigruten's coastal kitchen cuisine features superb fish of many types, cooked many ways, and it's great that they don't pander to international / fast food tastes. No chips on the buffet or evening fine dining menu for the whole trip! Great!!! Read Less
Sail Date March 2018
We enjoyed every moment of this beautiful voyage. We loved the comfort of the ship which was clean and most comfortable. Excellent meals with a great variety of delicious fresh fruit, vegetables , fish and meat. Very friendly and helpful ... Read More
We enjoyed every moment of this beautiful voyage. We loved the comfort of the ship which was clean and most comfortable. Excellent meals with a great variety of delicious fresh fruit, vegetables , fish and meat. Very friendly and helpful staff. The scenery is just stunning and the experience of the Northern Lights is fantastic. We would recommend this ship and cruise very highly and would happily do it again. Our thanks to everyone who made our time on board so happy. A huge bonus for us was that there was no TV and no evening entertainment. Lots of time for reading and playing board games and socialising.Every effort was made to make our time on board as pleasnat as possible. Hygiene is taken very seriously which we appreciated. We will look back on this trip with the happiest of memories.Special thanks to Marta, Yan and all the staff on board for all your efforts and cheerful assitance! Read Less
Sail Date March 2018
My husband and I were intent on seeing the Northern Lights and this cruise delivered! On the first night of the light show, we just didn't know how to look for them and we gave up too soon. But for the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th showings, we ... Read More
My husband and I were intent on seeing the Northern Lights and this cruise delivered! On the first night of the light show, we just didn't know how to look for them and we gave up too soon. But for the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th showings, we knew what to do and how to look and on the 2nd showing especially, the dances performed by the lights were stunning. Everyone was in awe. It was especially wonderful when the captain turned off the exterior lighting so that we could get a better look. The lights made the entire voyage memorable. In addition to the lights were the fun excursions - we participated in 7 of them (we wanted some "down" time as well during our 12 night cruise); it was the perfect amount for us. The staff is stellar ... kind, helpful, knowledgeable, fun, and friendly. And the food ...... oh my goodness that food .... I'm sad to say I now have to go back to my own cooking. My husband is a pescatarian and I'm a vegan and the chef accommodated our dietary requirements with delectable dishes - my mouth waters just thinking about all that yumminess! Don't expect shows and all that stuff you normally get on cruise lines - this isn't that kind of a cruise - and that was perfect for us. No schmaltz - just a perfect cruise with a great staff, delicious food, and Northern Lights. Sheer perfection! I'd do it again in a heartbeat! Read Less
Sail Date March 2018
Embarkation easy and trouble free,food very good breakfast and lunch buffet main meal in the evening served by waiting staff. Cabin size small but adequate no tv no radio in our cabin cleaning not great and bedding never changed I ... Read More
Embarkation easy and trouble free,food very good breakfast and lunch buffet main meal in the evening served by waiting staff. Cabin size small but adequate no tv no radio in our cabin cleaning not great and bedding never changed I eventually had to ask at reception for new bedding 9 days into cruise and to have the cabin hoovered. The ship layout was good and there are plenty of trips if you are rich enough to afford them all. The scenery is stunning and you are made aware of what might be of interest coming up over the tannoy. They are keen to make sure you see the northern lights,we did 3 times so were well pleased. Disembarkation at ports were a free for all with people barging everywhere, more needs to be done in that respect. At the end of our trip we were told it would all be done in an orderly fashion and we would be advised when to disembark. As it happened no messages so once again disaster. Then our bus to the airport would not start. Would I recomend this trip. Only if they put a bit more effort into looking after the passengers, I know it is primarily a ferry but it needs to up the aunti.. Great for the scenery and the northern lights, and some good trips although very expensive. Return journey had few stops long enough to do more than go to a supermarket. Personally I am glad I went but would not go again. Read Less
Sail Date February 2018
We wanted to see the Northern Lights and having failed to see them on a 3 day visit to Iceland our research convinced us that a cruise along the Norwegian coast may provide the best opportunity. Indeed this holiday offer guaranteed a ... Read More
We wanted to see the Northern Lights and having failed to see them on a 3 day visit to Iceland our research convinced us that a cruise along the Norwegian coast may provide the best opportunity. Indeed this holiday offer guaranteed a siting or else we would get another 6 day cruise for free. We were well advised on what to bring for the trip but because Carole is Lactose intolerant we made it very clear to the Travel agents Igloo that we wanted to be sure her dietary needs were taken care of. Assured that they would be we booked the holiday. Arriving in Bergen our boarding was OK and we had to wait to get into our cabin for 2 hours but so did everyone else. Our first meal was dinner and we were told that we had been allocated a dining time of 2000. Although the brochure said we could select a time slot when we asked we found all the 1830 to 1930 slots had been taken and we later found out that was by larger groups of people from "Other Nations" and we could dine at 1730 or 1800 if we wanted. Needless to say it took 8 days to get our dinner time changed because lots of people used this trip as a ferry. Indeed the whole trip was a steam packet, port hopping journey up the coast to Kirkness and back! We got of the ship when it docked for more than the average 30 mins at the small harbours where they dropped of there mail. However at this time of the year there was not much to see in most of the towns. As we have been in other winter location we didn't need to go skidoo driving or husky sledging and it really was very expensive to do any activity. By day 3 we were getting very bored as there was no entertainment on board. The price of drinks were typically Norwegian and it was not like a cruise liner were you can at least see a show. The day we crossed the Artic circle owe has success in seeing the Northern Lights, and in fact we saw them four nights in a row. Some of the sights were fantastic but the only down side was if you wanted to take photographs you were on a boat moving across the sea and whilst we had very calm weather for this part of the journey so of the pictures were blurred. BUT success and we wanted to see the Snow Hotel which we paid for in UK (wise move) and that was also a great experience even though it was warmer inside (-4) the hotel than it was outside (-23). We should have got off the boat then. The journey back was a let down and it was not helped by a very poor experience of food poisoning. The restaurant put on some crab claws and being a crab lover I had some for lunch; no problem. The next day they were still available so I had some more. The next morning I felt very unwell and although I was not sick I did empty out as we say. Thinking I should say something I reported to the Reception manager that I had diarrhoea and was immediately quarantined for possibly 3 days as was my wife who had no symptoms. I was given a sheet about the Nora Virus and told we would have to stay in the cabin and our meals brought to us. Im all for medical efficiency but how could a ships officer tell that I had the Nora Virus? we stayed in overnight and the next day I felt OK as whatever I had had gone and all I needed was plane food. When we had heard nothing by 0930 I rang reception to be told that we would be given breakfast and have to remain in our cabin, which by now was more like a prison cell than a place of rest. Demanding to speak to the "Hotel Manger" he arrived with the Reception Manager and we found out that three of the ships protocols had not been followed. 1 I should have been tested for Nora Virus and not just assumed I had it. 2. The ship should have provided mush more drinking water than the small bottle given with our dinner. 3. The ships company should have checked our welfare on a regular basis in case we had died in the night. Once he saw I was OK he reminded the quarantine order there and then and we went on to breakfast. I asked if there were any more people taken ill and was told no. That was not true as during the next 4 days on board and at the airport we discovered lots of people had been ill but being wiser than us on cruise procedure had said that they were "seasick". In fact on lady was in her cabin for 5 days whilst where husband came and went as normal. This episode has finally made us realise we don't want to cruise again! Read Less
Sail Date January 2018
I went with a friend to see the northern lights. Transfers were smooth. The cabin ( a mini suite) was just adequate. I would have hated being in one of the smaller cabins. Cleanliness was just ok. Norovirus was rife on the ship ... Read More
I went with a friend to see the northern lights. Transfers were smooth. The cabin ( a mini suite) was just adequate. I would have hated being in one of the smaller cabins. Cleanliness was just ok. Norovirus was rife on the ship and I felt the cleaning of the public places (eg hand rails, chairs) left a lot to be desired. Pool and Jacuzzi closed because of Norovirus The music on deck 8 was tedious. This was a great place to sit, watch the passing scenery and read. The vast majority of travelers were 60+ , some pleasant jazz or classical music would have been far preferable to the canned pop music! Drinks etc on board were very expensive such that I was tetotal for the whole cruise! Food was good until the last 2 days when I felt they were using up what was left! Staff were, on the whole, friendly and helpful. Trips off of the boat were expensive and ?lived up to what they were described as. Would I cruise again - unlikely Read Less
Sail Date January 2018
Our family of four from Australia (2 adults in our 40s, 2 teens 13 & 14) embarked on this cruise at the end of a seven week holiday around the UK and Europe. In short it was the highlight of our trip with the Finnmarken being an ... Read More
Our family of four from Australia (2 adults in our 40s, 2 teens 13 & 14) embarked on this cruise at the end of a seven week holiday around the UK and Europe. In short it was the highlight of our trip with the Finnmarken being an excellent ship that enabled us to see amazing views of the northern lights whilst enjoying great food, friendly and efficient service and some quite amazing (but very expensive!) excursions. I will break this review up into the following areas - booking, cabins, embarkation, life on board, excursions / sights. Originally I tried booking this trip online however I had difficulty selecting available cabins and getting it to recognise the child rates for our two boys. I gave up and phoned the UK office and had it all sorted in less then ten minutes! We originally booked two adjoining Arctic Superior cabins for our trip but on further investigation these cabins apeared very small with pull down beds and a not very large window. I phoned back some time after the original booking to enquire about a suite with balcony and sure enought they were available but very expensive. However the agent suggested downgrading one of the Arctic Superior cabins to an interior whilst upgrading the other one to the balcony. Also by putting one child in each cabin we got a discount rate for the second person in each cabin (even the suite!). After doing all this the overall price was only about $A60 a day more expensive then two Arctic Superiors so we locked it in! Our suite on deck 6 port side was brilliant. Very large with a double bed and lounge area (4 seats), sliding glass door leading to great sized balcony plus a large picture window and a standard cruise ship bathroom. The kids had an interior across the hall which was very narrow with pull down beds but they spent most of their time hanging out in our room. The room was very quiet with no vibration or noise from the engines or the gangways that were lowered at every port. We also had complimentary bath robes and slippers and a fruit and cheese platter on arrival along with a 12pm check out from this room when returning to Bergen instead of 10am for non-suites. Also on returning to Bergen all the cabins on the ship were opened up after cleaning so we took the opportunity to check them all out and compare! From what we could see there was no real size difference between the interior and cabins that had windows on any deck. All were narrow and seemed to have pull down or sofa converting beds. The size of the windows varied with some having portholes for instance and the ones on deck 5 looked out onto the deck where everyone walked around so you would mostly have your curtains drawn anyway! There were some larger cabins on deck 5 and 6 that looked out onto life boats - think these are marketed as mini-suites. Their are also 2 grand suites at the front of the ship on deck 6 with a sperate living room, bedroom, larger bathroom with a bath tub, forward facing windows and a balcony on the side of the ship (but note this balcony was smaller then ours in a 'standard' suite). In short I am glad we ditched the so called Arctic Superior cabin as it was just an interior sized cabin but with a window on a higher deck. Note for those used to larger cruise ships rooms are only serviced once a day in the morning (not in the evening). Embarkation in Bergen was very smooth but I suggest not showing up early if you can help it. You will likely just end up in a queue to check in and drop off luggage and then you are waiting around until boarding which was not until 5pm for our trip (this caused some concerns as they ran out of free coffee and that made a few people cranky!). Alternatively if you have no hand luggage to lug around or if you make use of the lockers in the terminal you could check in early then explore the sights of Bergen before boarding (bags could be dropped off from 1pm from memory). Cabins were not available until 6pm and sail away was 1030pm. Once on board life is very relaxed! The ship has a gym, sauna, pool and spa (if you are brave) but for some reason the gym and sauna were closed after the first few days and never reopened which was disappointing. No real explanation was offered when we asked but we did hear a rumour about people being ill so maybe they closed them to reduce the risk of things spreading? They were certainly very strict with use of sanitiser at meal times and when coming back on board (even insisting you take off your gloves that on occasions I never took off whilst on shore due to the extreme cold!). There is not much in the way of activities on board but most days at least one short 'event' would occur e.g. crossing the arctic circle ceremony, fish fillet demo, northern lights documentary etc. The food was excellent and we were especially appreciative of the restaurant staff who made special 'kids' dinner meals for one of our teens (eg pizzas, burgers or replacing some of the more exotic food on the dinner menu with chips!). Breakfast and lunch are buffets normally timed for around 7-10am and 12 to 2pm with some slight variations based on the itinerary for the day. Dinner was a set sitting - ours was 8pm though one night they did a special late 9:15pm sitting for those of us on the Marble Mine excursion. This was greatly appreciated. We also at at the cafe a few times (extra charge) when we wanted a later lunch and found the food and service to be excellent. There is also a 'fancy' restaurant if you want to upgrade for dinner. We upgraded one person in our family to the King Crab one night but had this in the normal restaurant to accompany our usual dinner meal. It was about 640 Kroner from memory but you got a lot of crab that could be shared along with a glass of champagne and a nice creme brûlée dessert. There is a small library in the deck 8 lounge that has donated books and this was actually stocked with a few good reads and we left behind some books we had been lugging around. You certainly have a lot of time to read on this cruise! Life on board in winter also means Northern Lights! We were fortunate to have an amazing display on night 3, a smaller one the next night and some glimpses on the southbound leg as well. The excursion staff advised us all that night three was looking promising and they were not wrong! Announcements came over the phone system and everyone was up on deck pretty quick. Our best sighting came later in the night after we had been on deck for a while when we saw some incredible dancing effects with green and red colours all from our balcony! Indeed having the balcony was superb as when announcements came we could quickly check what was happening then decide whether to 'layer up' and head to the open decks (for some reason all the initial announcements on the Northbound leg were 'portside' where we were). Also on the southbound leg we saw the lights from our balcony to the rear of the ship ages before any announcement came - I guess the bridge crew would tend to focus their attention forward! With all the lights off in the cabin it was also possible to stay warm and enjoy the view through the large window and glass balcony doors. We prebooked a number of excursions and all were very good however they were expensive! Best not to think about the cost and just enjoy the trips - though I was appreciative of the fact Hurtigruten charged a reduced child rate for our teens. Most places count 12 and up as adults so this policy certainly saved us some money. Here is a quick overview of the excursions we undertook - EXPERIENCE BODØ AND SALTSTRAUMEN - A bus tour of Bodo followed by a visit to the tidal flow. It was quite a sight but my goodness was it cold here! Check the tides to see if the flow will be strong when you visit otherwise it may not be worth your time/money. KIRKENES ICE HOTEL - We were originally going to do the husky sledge adventure but at -32 degrees it was too cold for the dogs to venture out so this was cancelled and we transferred to the Ice Hotel tour. It was a beautiful clear day with no wind and we even saw the sun peek over the horizon. The temp was so cold I could feel ice forming in my nose and we had to go into the ice hotel to warm up (it was only -5 in there!). A great place to visit - the ice and snow carvings are amazing and we got to see the reindeers and pat the huskies. MIDNIGHT CONCERT IN THE ARCTIC CATHEDRAL - My wife and I did this leaving the kids on the ship to sleep. Very talented performers and a great experience. A TASTE OF VESTERÅLEN - A bus tour of the countryside with amazing views and very fickle weather. We went from a raging snow storm to beautiful clear skies in the space of 15 minutes! The ferry ride with waffles and chees was very nice and the rendezvous with our ship was very cool and a big hit with the kids! A great tour that gave us the opportunity to see some more of this beautiful country then we would have from the ship. BERGTATT - MAGNIFICENT MARBLE MINE - I don't think we have ever seen such crystal clear water as we did in this mine. A good tour that would be even better in summer when you would be walking along the Atlantic Sea road in the daylight instead of the dark as we were. For the other places we visited where we had a stop of more then 15 minutes we would just google what was in town and wander in and check it out. I can recommend the Hurtigruten Museum in Stokmarknes (though I do wish we had a longer stay here than 1 hour), the Fjellheisen aerial tramway in Tromsø for some great views and also check out the many small museums you will come across within in a number of ports just a stones throw from where the ship docks. The other aspect of this cruise I would like to comment on is the crew. They were all very friendly and helpful and treated our boys (the only kids on the ship for the round trip!) exceptionally well. As an example we needed some urgent medical advice for one of our kids and upon explaining the situation to reception they contacted the hospital at our port of call giving them all the details and arranged a taxi to take us straight there from the dock. In summary this was our first 'small ship' cruise and it will not be our last. As long as you board this ship knowing what to expect and acknowledge that the weather will influence your northern lights viewing, some excursions etc you are bound to have a great time. Read Less
Sail Date January 2018
Very disappointing cruise. This was my 5th cruise and I thought that I had done all of the research needed prior to booking the cruise. If you believe the brochure and the advertising you would think you are booking a high-end cruise with ... Read More
Very disappointing cruise. This was my 5th cruise and I thought that I had done all of the research needed prior to booking the cruise. If you believe the brochure and the advertising you would think you are booking a high-end cruise with exciting destinations. The brochure fails to tell you that when you visit the 34 ports that you do not have the opportunity to get off the ship to visit them as it may only be a 5 minutes stop to pick up or drop off mail or supplies for the ship. I booked the Astronomy Voyage as I wanted to learn how to photograph and see the Northern Lights. The brochure states that you would have an expert astronomy lecturer and you would go on expeditions to see the Northern Lights. There were no expeditions to see the lights with the lecturer and he did not really assist with the photography side of things either. • SHIP: The ship was the MS FINNMARKEN. The ship is a working ferry not a cruise ship as made out to be in the brochures. It is a postal boat and a car ferry. We were told the ship is 15 years old. The decor is dated and the ship is not that large. In general the ship seems to be understaffed in the gift shop and dining rooms. The ship may make up to 8 stops at different ports per day, but you may not be able to get off as the stops can be as short as 10-15 minutes. Generally the longest time in port can be for 2 hours at one location per day. On the return trip there is very limited opportunities to leave the ship to visit the any ports. If you want to go on the Astronomy Voyage cruise you are required to do the Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen round trip. The return trip is boring and there is little do on the ship during the day. • CABIN: When we booked on the Astronomy Voyage Cruise we tried to book a suite and were told by Hurtigruten that this upgrade was not possible. So we booked a room on deck 5 which was classed as an upgrade as we were told there were double beds cabins on that floor. When we got on the ship we were given a bunk bed and a lounge that converted into another bunk bed. Not what we expected. There were signs on board on arrival saying that for a PRICE (BELIEVE ME EVERTHING ON THIS SHIP COMES WITH A PRICE!) We could upgrade. Why was this not the case when we booked the cruise 11 months prior? The cabins are small, the tiles in the shower moved under foot and one tile was cracked. When our cabin was cleaned the toilet seat was broken in half when we returned to the room, which we had to get replaced. Staff refuse to give you a bathmat for the bathroom. The bedding is quite odd. There is no top sheet for the bed and each day your cabin steward would not make the bed they would fold up a quilt and put in the middle of the bed and you would have to make the bed yourself to go to sleep. The cabins are quite small. We were lucky to have a TV and tea and coffee making in our rooms others we met who were below deck five didn't have either of these "LUXURIES". Not what you get on normal cruises. • DINING: If you don't like fish you are in trouble. As I don't eat fish or seafood the choice of food was limited. Fish is on the menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are other delicacies like sheeps head and reindeer which I chose not to eat either. Dinner is a set meal each day of one choice of entree, main and dessert. There was a vegetarian option that I was given after discovering there was really only fish to eat which was not great either. The food choices during breakfast and lunch were A La Carte and not that great. What wasn't eaten for dinner usually turned up for lunch reheated the following day. Seating can be an issue as they don't always open the entire restaurant and some of the other passengers don't always like to share tables. Water and juice was available at breakfast only and then the machines would be covered and you were not allowed to use them the rest of the day. Drink prices are exhorbitant. The water, wine or beer package prices are ridiculously high. Tea and coffee is only available a meal times, otherwise if you are not on a certain fare you will have to pay for them. Alcohol is not to be brought on the ship, however due to the prices many people were. We purchased mineral water and water on shore for a much cheaper price on than available on the ship On average a beer was $17 AUD, a glass of wine could be $50 AUD for example. There is only one bar open on the ship which is on deck 8. Due to the prices people didn't use it that much. The bar on deck 4 was never opened. • ENTERTAINMENT AND ACTIVITIES: Entertainment is very limited. There are no shows or entertainers. There is a gym and a sauna and pool which I didn't use due to not being given information that they were on board. There were knitting kits for sale in the shop and there were puzzles and board games for entertainment. Due to the time of year and the temperatures you would not stay out on deck accept if you were observing the Northern Lights or photographing scenery. Thank goodness the Northern Lights did show as the rest of the cruise was dreadful. • SERVICE: The service on board was appalling. Everything was an effort for the staff. Some staff were very rude and arrogant. Staff are very disorganised. When we checked in to the ship there was no information about the Astronomy Voyage we had booked and paid for. At one point we were told that were not even booked in at all. We asked at the reception and at the travel desk about what we were supposed to do and staff from both areas didn't know anything. We missed the first night with the Astronomy group as we were not given any information. The tour desk is shocking. They mixed up our bookings and booked us on a tour without out knowledge. We were then summoned to reception and told we were holding up the tour bus by not be reading on time. We were never booked on the tour however we were charged for it. After 3 trips to the travel desk the issue was sorted and we were refunded the money. The restaurant staff can be rude at times and the service is not very good. • PORTS AND SHORE EXCURSIONS: The excursions are extremely expensive, especially when most of the excursions are for only 2-2.5 hours maximum. We were told to book prior to leaving Australia as we may miss out on trip as well as the price being more expensive. Bentours is the booking office for the shore excursions. They were absolutely hopeless. I sat with my travel agent for over 2 hours while we tried to get Bentours to book the excursions. We were told that many of the tours were not available for the time I was cruising only to get on the ship and find out that they were available at a very inflated price. I did book the whale watching on the ship, only to be extremely disappointed. The staff didn't tell me that we would be whale watching in pitch black with a spot light. The tour was for only 2 hours which meant, 25-30 minutes bus ride to whale watching boat, 20 minute safety briefing, 10 minutes to get changed, 20-25 minutes on the boat to whale watch, return trip 25-30 minutes back to ship. No whales, $500 AUD each. We booked to go horse riding in the Lofoten Islands while in Australia. However, they conveniently didn't tell us that we would be doing this in the dark with a head lamp on rocky terrain. After our disappointing whale watching experience we cancelled the horse riding. The itinerary sounds great with all of the 34 ports, they fail to tell you that you see most of them from the window or the deck of the ship as you are not allowed to get off and explore as you are only there to pick up or drop things off. The only positive about the cruise was that we did meet some lovely people who were just as bored as we were that we could chat to. The staff are useless when organising the shore excursions, there is no organisation when people are being herded on or off buses. Usually cruise ships run shore excursions like clock work and each tour group is taken on or off the ship according to excursion. It is a free for all with Hurtigruten, people push and shove to get on and off the ship and nobody seems to know what they are doing. I only booked the cruise as I wanted to see the Northern Lights. Thank goodness I saw them otherwise it would have been an even worse experience. I wouldn't recommend paying the extra for the Astronomy Voyage as there is not really any added advantage. What did attract me in the first place is that Hurtigruten give you a guarantee if you are booked on the Astronomy Voyage and don't see the lights that they will give you a free 7 day cruise to return to see the lights. If I had not seen the lights this time I would not have taken up the offer as the cruise was so bad. Thank goodness there was some nice scenery and the gorgeous Northern Lights as this trip was very expensive and poorly run. This was one of my bucket list holidays. Unfortunately, this was the worst cruise I have ever been on. I would not recommend to anyone. Read Less
Sail Date November 2017
My wife and I have taken five previous balcony cabin cruises on Princess and Royal Caribbean ships carrying passenger from 2000 to 3500. This Hurtigruten MS Finnmarken trip was our first-time sort-of-cruise on a working ferry freighter ... Read More
My wife and I have taken five previous balcony cabin cruises on Princess and Royal Caribbean ships carrying passenger from 2000 to 3500. This Hurtigruten MS Finnmarken trip was our first-time sort-of-cruise on a working ferry freighter carrying 600 beds. The Finnmarken is the fleet's third largest ship and the only one that offers more that two balcony cabins. That's why we chose it. Still, we didn't expect to get the usual cruise experience on such a small ship without the usual onboard entertainment facilities, Las Vegas type shows and luxury accommodations. We also assumed the food service, quality and array of choices would be acceptable, at best. We were happily surprised all around. The Finnmarken felt more expansive than it actually was and our cabin, called a suite, was the largest and best appointed room we've ever experienced on previous cruise liners. The entire ship was very clean, tastefully decorated and well maintained with no shabby carpets, fixtures or exposed rust. The staff and crew were all friendly, kind and smartly dressed. English was spoken by everyone, and with a smile. The passing scenery was stunning, even at this rainy time of year, and the ports of call where all interesting to us. We loaded up on the excursions and were not disappointed, mainly because we always personally talk to the guides and asks many questions about daily living and local customs. However, don't expect the usual four to six hour trips. Almost all, except for two, were less than two and a half hours due to the short stays in port. A few were an hour in duration. Beyond the shore excursions, the trip was very relaxing, but that may have been influenced by our cozy but spacious cabin. Due to the very short winter days, especially in the arctic, and the sway of the small ship, I snoozed much more than I usually do...meaning...I slept through the three Northern Lights sightings! Things to know: The Hurtigruten online info is not entirely accurate. Luggage handing is included from terminal to cabin and back again. Water is served with every meal so you don't have to buy the expensive water package (which we did). Although we stayed in one of the upscale balcony cabins on board, there was only one AC outlet in the room and two in the bathroom near the ceiling. (It took us six days to find that.) Although the dinners were top-of-the-line, there was only one choice and our off-season trip did not offer a la carte dining. However, the kitchen graciously made take-away sandwiches for us when we asked for them. An important note here: If you're a drinker and like your wine, expect to pay a minimum of $14 dollars for a single glass on board, or in any Norwegian hotel. Liquor and wine is very expensive in Norway. The coffee is very strong for American taste but adding water made it drinkable for me. And if you like fish, you'll think you died and went to Heaven. The Norwegian winters tend to have rougher northern seas than usual, so although our ship used stabilizers, the rocking was close to extreme four or five times during the journey. We didn't get sea sick though and the pending rough rides were announced beforehand. Despite the few short-comings, we didn't want the cruise to end. We made friends on the trip and were all sad to say goodbye. Read Less
Sail Date November 2017
Finnmarken Ratings
Category Editor Member
Cabins 4.0 4.1
Dining 4.0 4.1
Entertainment 2.0 2.7
Public Rooms 4.0 4.2
Fitness Recreation 3.0 3.3
Family 1.0 3.3
Shore Excursion 5.0 4.1
Enrichment 4.0 3.6
Service 3.0 4.2
Value For Money 2.0 3.7
Rates 3.0 3.9

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