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Hurtigruten MS Roald Amundsen Cruise Reviews

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Yankee Harbor at dusk
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"We have just returned from what was advertised as a 12 day sailing on Hurtigruten‘s new ship Roald Amundsen and what turned out to be a 10 day trip, to Svalbard, Greenland and Iceland. We are a married couple..."Read More
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Andrew and Paul

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Amazing experience to Antarctica

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burradoo

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose to do this cruise because we got a good offer through Chimu and it was a place we had always wanted to see. The ship is very comfortable and spacious. Our cabin on deck 5 was excellent. The bed was wonderful and we also had a lounge near the window. The storage was good and there were shelves and charging points in many locations. The bathroom was a decent size with a shower with a proper ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Trip of a lifetime in more ways than one!

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JeriO

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

It is with some trepidation that my departure date for the Roald Amundsen cruise to Antarctica, Chilean Fjords and the Falklands approached (Feb.2020). This was due to some pretty horrendous reviews (see Cruise Critic) that the ship received in its maiden voyages particularly to Greenland, Canada and the Northwest Passage. My fears were only alleviated when much improved reviews began to come out ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Amazing Adventure like No Other, Fantastic

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scoutscp1

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Beautiful ship, hybrid, professional team, lots to explore and see. Breath taking views of glaciers and icebergs, penguins, seals, birds, whales. We traveled through the Drake Passage which was the Drake Lake going in and the Drake Shake coming out but we expected that and were ready for it. The crew did an amazing job in all areas. From room cleaning to restaurants to lectures to spa to ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Beautiful Ship and Excellent experience in Antarctic

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p18750

10+ Cruises

We recently returned from an Antarctic cruise on Roald Amundsen and I wanted to pass on our impressions on the company, the ship and the cruise. Most people have likely never heard of Hurtigruten unless they have taken a ferry in Norway. The company is best known for operating the ferries that travel up and down the coast of Norway but they also have several cruise ships and do cruises in ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Record Breaking Trip

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Sue2cruis

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This trip far exceeded our expectations. The new ship was excellent, the crew were very friendly and helpful and the Expedition team were knowledgeable and approachable. We had a comfortable and spacious cabin on deck 5 with a large window. There was a good choice of food in the restaurant and either buffet dinners or fixed seating depending on the daily schedule. The trip is all about what ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


70.18 Degrees South

Review for MS Roald Amundsen to Antarctica

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Brisbane based Kiwi

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Initially this cruise offered, Chilean fjords, Cape Horn, Falkland Islands, and various disembarkation points down the Antarctic peninsula. What we got was all the above plus crossing the circle and seeing the pack ice at 70 deg Sth with associated landings and a chance for a solar plunge below the Antarctic circle. I found all ship amenities great with all meals of a very high standard. One of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


A once in a lifetime experience

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Bodo H.

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I always want to go beyond the limits... and this voyage took me further south than 70° latitude, right down to the Antarctic ice fields. An unforgettable experience. Like the entire trip, with quite a few landings on our way up along the Antarctic peninsula to finally reach the Falkland islands before getting back to Punta Arenas. It was quite impressive to see all the different wildlife ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Amazing Journey

Review for MS Roald Amundsen to Antarctica

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74augie11

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because as a geographer I have always been interested in traveling to Antarctica. We have had previous experience traveling on Hurtigruten ships. We feel the company does an excellent job, and our experience has always been positive. The crew of the Roald Amundsen was very attentive to our needs, from the wait staff in the dining rooms, to the steward who made sure our ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Antarctic Adventure

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Dizdunn

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

A state of the art ship, with a state of the art crew. Not your typical cruise with food, entertainment, and gambling being the focus points. This was more of an expedition, with emphasis on education and broadening your appreciation of environment, with an extremely knowledgeable group of people to help you accomplish that goal. They came from an international background and wide range of ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


7th Continent

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Richard1950

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

The expeition portion of the was excellent (going ashore), which only last about 60 to 90 minutes. The rest of your time became very boring!!!!!!! Going to the next day presentation was difficult, because the person attempting to speak English, used "ah" about every third word they spoke. We were on deck 5 (room 565), every morning you left your cabin, you had to smell burnt garlic, because the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


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