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16 Arctic Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

markham avatar


4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Uninspiring and flat


The idea was to see a new part of the world which we did. And to learn about the climate, people and history. Firstly, we sorta enjoyed the cruise. It was what it was and we had few expectations about the ...
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Sail Date August 2019

Swisstravellerslife avatar


2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Svalbard/Spitsbergen - Expectations almost fulfilled.. (average to very good)

Overview The arctic archipelago "Svalbard" has always fascinated us. For this reason we have booked the trip with Hurtigruten. The tour operator attaches great importance to sustainability and environmental ...
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Sail Date July 2018

Bauer68 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great ship; poor naturalist guiding

My wife and I recently went on the Le Soliel expedition cruise entitled The Saga of Erick the Red from July 17—29. The trip started in Iceland and spent most of the time combing the Greenland coast up to ...
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Sail Date July 2018

eawinnyc avatar


3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

I'm a fan. Walk in closet. Double sink. Cabin sitting area. Plus much more.

How many other small ship cruise lines provide these cabin offerings? If you're looking for a small ship cruise line, Windstar Star Pride should be a ship to consider. The 'standard' cabins are BIG in comparison ...
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Sail Date July 2018

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Mariann Klint

1 Review Written

An amazing bucket list experience

This was a totally amazing experience. Sea Endurance is a comfortable ship taking 52 passengers and 22 staff plus 5 guides and a medical doctor. Both staff och guests came from many countries. The cabins are ...
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Sail Date May 2018

Shearling avatar


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

luipaard avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

This trip was in all respects below the traditional Hurtigruten standards

This was an arctic cruise to North-west Greenland, to complement our arctic experience of many years. The layout of the ship ms. Spitsbergen is well designed but the interior decoration is tasteless.There are not ...
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Sail Date August 2017

KenSetzer avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Spend the money elsewhere

For the money, my recent cruise to Greenland and Canadian Arctic was a bit of a let down. First, we were misdirected at the Reykjavík airport and the bus actually left without us! And did the same to at least one ...
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Sail Date July 2017

Herts-41 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A brilliant cruise for lovers of scenery, mountains, volcanoes and wildlife

We cruised around Iceland over eleven days, stopping at small ports and islands, sometimes twice in a day, and enjoying rubber boat trips to bird cliffs, etc. Absolutely no problems over embarkation and ...
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Sail Date June 2017

swiss60 avatar


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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2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

If Only It Had All Been As Good As The Wildlife

Notes on Hurtigruten National Park Expedition, 10 September to 24 September 2015 We had been looking forward to our third Explorer Voyage, to Iceland, North East Greenland and Spitzbergen National Park for some ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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Lina Margareta

1 Review Written

Everyone should do this trip at least once, and I really recommend PolarQuest!

Finally, we had the courage to book the tour we always had dreamt about - to experience the Arctic landscape in Svalbard! After plenty of research we chose PolarQuest with their comfortable and renovated ship Sea ...
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Sail Date May 2018

Onesavvyone avatar


1 Review Written

Fun and adventures on the high sea, Journey to the Arctic Circle

Journey to the Arctic Circle , Was a adventure for my husband and I. Our ship held 125 people, but they were only about 100 People on the cruise. The ship was small and sturdy, compared to the huge cruise ships ...
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Sail Date June 2019

richadams71 avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Amazing Northern Lights experience in Norway

What an amazing journey! So different from a 'big ship' experience - you get really up-close-and-personal to the Norwegian coast with Hurtigruten, visiting so many ports of call, and expertly navigating the myriad ...
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Sail Date December 2017

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Robert Law

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A wonderful trip for those not prone to seasickness and who have the right cabin

No doubt about it , this is a trip of a life time . The itinerary allows one to have a very in-depth exploration of Iceland----- its history , culture , wild-life and scenery . And the crew and the scientific ...
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Sail Date June 2018

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