• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Hurtigruten Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Hurtigruten
Ship
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

29

Very Good

10

Average

5

Poor

1

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

81

Group and Theme Cruises

50

Family Cruises

48

Romantic Cruises

34

Singles Cruises

24

48 Hurtigruten Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


sydney family avatar

sydney family

1 Review Written

Exceeded Expectations

|

We wanted to maximize the opportunities to see the Northern Lights and we were not disappointed. On the snow mobile excursion at Mehamn, the northern most location on the journey, the display was outstanding. On ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


Regensburg avatar

Regensburg

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Christmas AND New Year Trip

This is our first trip with Hurtigruten ( Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen) 1. Kirkenes - Bergen - Many ports skipped during return trip due to bad weather. 2. Very comfortable cabin. 3. My wish for every dinner ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2019


Philste avatar

Philste

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First cruise experience

The Southbound cruise from Kirkenes to Bergen was absolutely fantastic! This was our first cruise experience and Hurtigruten ticked all the boxes. We participated in many of the excursions available on the way down ...
Read More

1 photo

Sail Date August 2019


reincarn8 avatar

reincarn8

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Old, dingy cruise ship with smallest cabins, horrible food and service

We were booked on this ship by our Fjord Tours’ “Norway in the Nutshell “ package. So we didn’t really have a choice on the ship or more importantly, the cabin types and size. We were a family of 4 and ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2019


StephaneMignola avatar

StephaneMignola

1 Review Written

Incredible experience

Formidable crew and itinary, so beautiful things seen in a week. We appreciated especially the diversity of different harbours visited. The fact of using tender boats in certain harbours was an appreciated ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2019


Master.of.Cans avatar

Master.of.Cans

1 Review Written

Hunting the Lights

German / Deutsch: Meine zweite Reise mit der MS Trollfjord begann in Deutschland zunächst mit einigen Umständen, da genau am Anreisetag unser Flug nach Amsterdam Streikbedingt gecancelt wurde. Also erfolgte ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


Katiepops avatar

Katiepops

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Going to the Arctic Circle

My husband chose this cruise for my birthday as I had always wanted to see the Northern Lights. Unfortunately we didn't see them but the cruise was really good. The places we visited were unique and the people were ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


cruiseloverfromlondon avatar

cruiseloverfromlondon

5 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

ANTARCTICA EXPEDITION CRUISE - VOYAGE OF A LIFETIME!

Having already done a Hurtigruten Norway expedition hiking cruise (and loved it) I didn't hesitate to travel with Hurtigruten again when it came to going to Antarctica. I knew they would offer a more authentic ...
Read More

Sail Date November 2018


bradg60 avatar

bradg60

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Everything we expected...and more

We took the Hurtigruten Nordnorge southbound from Kirkenes to Bergen for six nights from 02/19/2018 to 02/24/2018. Our goal? To see the Northern Lights. First off, the people at Hurtigruten in the U.S. were ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2018


Bazoudix avatar

Bazoudix

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Interesting cruise from the South to the North of Norway

+ Very nice, big, modern ship + Good common rooms + Great expedition suite cabin + Kingsize bed, big sofa + Great balcony, very large, with a perfect view + Sofa, safe, minibar, TV + Great ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2018


DDuck58 avatar

DDuck58

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fascinating History!

We chose this cruise because of the interesting ports of call and the possible excursion options (and prior experience with Hurtigruten). After our arrival in Lisbon, we did a private half day tour of the city ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2018


Laraluc avatar

Laraluc

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise on the MS Finnmarken

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


laughingdragon avatar

laughingdragon

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Spectacular views but some tough moments to overlook

We chose Hurtigruten's Norwegian Fjord Cruise North for our 25th wedding anniversary. We traveled as a family of 4 and researched fjord offerings fairly extensively among various cruise lines. We chose Hurtigruten ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


loveandkisses avatar

loveandkisses

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

We'd do it again tomorrow.

The excellent service began with our booking by phone from Australia many months ago... plenty of help and advice. Embarkation was easy. Our cabins were small but clean and comfortable, with everything we needed - ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018


oddwathne avatar

oddwathne

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Four days cruise with Hurtigruten

To see the fjords north of Norway and all the small ports of call onboard a "coast cruiseliner" during wintertime. It is the company's 150 years aniversery Embarcation and disembarcation vent smoothly ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2018


aronde avatar

aronde

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise!

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2018


Douglas from Arkansas avatar

Douglas from Arkansas

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Best trip ever

We chose the Northern Lights voyage on the Midnatsol becuase we had taken the same trip two years earlier on a much smaller ship, the Vesteralen. We had had such a good time earlier that we decided to do it again. ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2015


Jenncy avatar

Jenncy

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cracker, My Winter Wonderland

I have often thought about a Norwegian cruise, how pretty it would be. Friends went in September and I was completely smitten by their photographs and their experience. I perused Hurtigruten's web site and booked ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2017


angela.grossgebauer avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2017


250cemh avatar

250cemh

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Amazing way to spend Christmas

As someone who wanted the opportunity to see the Northern Lights, and could only go in school holidays, it was by chance that we were away over Christmas. The ship was beautifully decorated, and the staff led a ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2017


volvidejapon avatar

volvidejapon

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

AMAZING TRIP!

One of the most wonderful travel experiences of my life. Amazing service on board, super attentive, friendly crew. The spacious, comfortable and clean cabin. High quality all inclusive service, excellent food with a ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2017


astruc avatar

astruc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Trip along Norwegian coast from Nord Cape to Bergen

It is known as a magic area. we embarked in Kirkenes ( North of Norway) and sailed along the coast with stops in many ports. Some are long enough to disembark for some moments or made an excursion longer and join ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2017


Biofol avatar

Biofol

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic cruise but very little service-minded person in the reception

I invited my whole family to this cruise. We where 16 persons all together including six grandchildren. We are very satisfied with the boat and the arrangement . However since 7 of us came from Gothenburg we ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2017


mshulman avatar

mshulman

1 Review Written

69 Helpful Votes

Easily Beat Our Expectations

I am certain there are many reviews of the Hurtigruten cruise from Bergen to Kirkenes - I will try to provide some more details than I have read online and to give some advice I could have used while traveling. ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2016


Katharina Ritzel avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2016


Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Other Cruise Lines Family Cruises Style Cruise Reviews

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.