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Arctic Fitness Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Arctic
Departure Port

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Excellent

21

Very Good

13

Average

5

Poor

2

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

99

Luxury Cruises

67

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

62

Expedition Cruises

57

Fitness Cruises

43

43 Arctic Fitness Cruises Cruise Reviews


ochealaaf avatar

ochealaaf

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

A 4 Star experience for a 3 Star pricing - but disappointing port changes

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In the end we got more than we paid for. They slashed the rates because they sold the Prinsendam and replaced her with the bigger Rotterdam at unbelievable rates for this great itinerary covering the north coast of ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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MrsMot

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing scenery and very good staff

We chose the cruise on MS Trollfjord after seeing an article in a women's magazine the previous year. It was a Northern Lights cruise with Wildlife. Michael Strachan was on the ship for a few days which was an ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Chrissiecruiser8

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exceeded expectations

I thought the classic round trip would give me the best opportunity to see the Northern lights. Overall the trip exceeded my expectations. The ship was very good and run in an efficient way. The staff were very ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Shearling

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Arctic cruise

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see the northern lights. We saw the northern lights but so much more. The scenery was spectacular, the weather was kind to us. The crew could not have been more helpful. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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johiggs

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Northern Lights

Wanted to see Northern Lights - Hurtigruten recommended by friends, and YES we did see the lights for several nights. But, be aware, the lights do not look bright green. Often they are no more than white cloud. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Jay-J123

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

An exciting insight to coastal Norway

The travel arrangements were very easy and straightforward. A very traditional ship kitted out with plenty of oak, brass and glass lighting. We chose a cabin on the promenade deck (deck 5) which was both compact but ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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ACTcruiser

2 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Superb experience, unlike a cruise ship

I chose this cruise to experience the Arctic, see the Northern Lights and re-visit some Norwegian Fjords in the winter. My expectations were exceeded in most respects especially that of the ship. The NL were special ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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2faraway28

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A good experience but not a sighting of Aurora Borealis

Norwegian airways flew us to Oslo from Gatwick, comparable to other European low cost airlines. Over night in the Radisson Blu good and the hotel is practically on the airport apron, a five minute walk, as well as ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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peter69001

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awesome!!!

It was not for the faint-hearted, but still within the realm of a leisurely cruise. It was not an expedition, despite Crystal trying to make it one, but it is not possible to truly combine luxury with back packing. ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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martinn123

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Staggering Natural Beauty Among the Elderly

We chose this cruise because we wanted to travel up the coast of Norway to the Arctic Circle and experience the natural beauty of such a voyage. We knew that Hurtigruten wasn't a typical "luxury" cruise company, ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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xl5

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Amazing itinerary, great ship.

This was our 5th cruise on Boudicca. She is our favourite ship of the 4 we have sailed with over 8 cruises, 6 with Fred Olsen. After a disappointing experience 2 months previously on Columbus (Cruise and Maritime), ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Mostly Harmless

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Norwegan Hospitality

An inside look at one of the most forward thinking nations on the planet is afforded by taking the round trip Bergen - Kinkiness - Bergen trip. Breakfast and Lunch are buffet style and the Evening meal is served ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Acada246

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Terrific scenery good food basic cabins

My wife and I had always wanted to cruise up the Norwegian coast and hurtigruten appeared to be the only choice when I checked online. We are experienced cruisers so knew what to expect ie this is not a cruise ship ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Kombucha

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Amazing Arctic Circle

Comfortable number of passengers on board. No over-crowding. Food amazing. Destination route very interesting. A wonderful variety of shore excursions on offer. Very friendly and helpful staff members. Clean ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Linzini

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fabulous, exceeded expectations - Kirkenes to Bergen in the midnight sun.

The emphasis was on the outstanding views and the experiences - and to our great pleasure, on the food. Fabulous food (especially if you like fish but friend enjoyed her vegetarian menu and there was plenty of ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Stbm

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Fabulous experience

As a group of friends who had always wanted to see the northern lights this cruise sounded perfect (free cruise if they don't appear and so on). None of us had ever cruised on any ship before. We heard feed back ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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sailor1962

5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Through the Arctic Night

Following from a similar cruise last year on Polarlys we booked again on a different ship with an upgrade to a mini suite taking advantage of the added extras of private airport transfers, extra space, Internet ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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SpeakerToAnimals

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Greenland: Fjords and Aurorae!

After seeing the fjords of Norway on a previous cruise, we wanted to go further afield and see the fjords of Greenland too! We had a suite on Deck 9. Departure from Liverpool a bit odd -- the building is ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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VikingExplorer

17 Reviews Written

111 Helpful Votes

The Inaugural Northwest Passage Expedition Cruise on

I am an adventurous active solo traveler who likes unusual itineraries and more remote parts of the world. I’ve cruised on at least 12 cruise lines, and the Northwest Passage Expedition Cruise on the “Crystal ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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randalljay

3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

A Memorable First

Crystal did an outstanding job on preparing and organizing this voyage - the largest ship to go through the NW Passage. The expedition leaders were wonderful and made this "first" a very special experience to ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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DP_SD

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Arctic circle cruise

Enjoyed the ports of call as there was great weather and scenery. We had minor rain only on one June day. Traveling above the arctic circle with having no sunset was expected, but still strange. You have to ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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swiss60

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Arctic Cruise At Its Best

8.-18.Jul 2016 Arctic cruise around Spitzbergen in 10 days leaving Longyearbyen on Spitzbergen and ending 10 days later in Tromso Norway. Perfect location of the room (#317). One floor above the door to board the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Katharina Ritzel

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great mix of nature and local life in the Arctic!

Best cruise of my life! Forget the stiff cruises with dinner jackets - this is a true Exploration cruise. We went by Zodiacs to the Glaciers, hiking along some of the most beautiful and vulnerable destinations (dont ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Loracpin2

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Serenade Arctic Circle

I gave the review a four has a compromise rating. We chose this sailing strictly for the itinerary and that truly delivered. This was our 38th cruise, 7th RCI and second on the Serenade, last one being the ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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BobCCQ

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

The Artic with NCL

We chose Norwegian Star as it was going to northern Norway and one of our group was particularly keen to visit the North Cape. Whilst my wife and I are regular cruisers (we average 2 a year) the reminder of our ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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