––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– We take you far beyond the ordinary 6-7 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Our Expedition Fleet 8-9 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The future is green 10-11 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Antarctica 12-15 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Greenland & Iceland 16-19 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Russia 19 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Svalbard 20-23 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Norway 24-25 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Northwest Passage 26-27 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Alaska & Canada 28-29 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– North & Central America 30 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– South America 31 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Europe 32 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Extend your stay 32-33 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Terms and conditions 34-37 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Hurtigruten is an exploration company in the truest sense of the word; our mission is to bring adventurers to remote natural beauty around the world. Our experience in the feld is unparalleled, and we draw on our unique 125-year old heritage to guide our feet of advanced expedition ships to unforgettable wilderness experiences in some of the most spectacular places on Earth.
We are proud to provide explorers the chance to travel with meaning, as our journeys are created for adventurers who value learning and personal growth. As the world leader in exploration travel, we have a responsibility to explore responsibly, so sustainability is the core of every part of the Hurtigruten operation. Wherever we explore, we set a higher standard for the next generation of adventure travel. Join us and we promise you an adventure!
ASTA LASSESEN CCO Hurtigruten December 2018
3 © PIXELSMIA We’ve sailed polar waters NORTHWEST PASSAGE Sail with Hurtigruten in the wake for more than 125 years, of polar heroes on truly unique now it’s your turn. voyages to discover stunning places and rich wildlife habitats. Explore a historic waterway that is rarely used. Explore the world with the BERING BEAUFORT STRAIT Point SEA RUSSIA Barrow ALASKA
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––––––– WHEN YOU EMBARK ON With our all-inclusive cruises, we Vancouver a Hurtigruten expedition cruise, you provide everything you need for the beneft from all the expertise of the adventure: great food and drinks,
world leader in exploration travel, activities and top level explorer gear. NORTH ALASKA & CANADA Seattle backed by years of experience and PACIFIC Experience pristineOCEAN pioneering heritage. We are also proud to be the nature with large leader in sustainable expeditions. wilderness areas, Los Angeles With Hurtigruten, you don’t just Join us aboard the world’s frst native communities
cruise past stunning scenery; you hybrid powered expedition ships, and culture. San Francisco take part in exciting landings de- MS Roald Amundsen and San Diego signed to bring you close to nature. MS Fridtjof Nansen, and be a part MEXICO of the new era of cleaner, greener, La Paz No matter where you seek adven- more modern expedition cruising. ture, you can be sure that our highly skilled Expedition Teams will safely Now it’s time to explore! Take a look Acapulco take you close to remote beauty and at our worldwide routes and fnd
wildlife. the voyage that connects with your Puerto Quetzal Quepos EQUATOR inner explorer. NICARAGUA Our feet of expedition ships take COSTA RICA you to fascinating destinations all Welcome aboard! over the world – all year around. GALAPÁGOS ISLANDS Santa Cruz Island SOUTH AMERICA These voyages are a wonderful mix of remote island paradises, pristine When and where CALENDAR 2020/2021 SOUTH nature and the mystery of lost PACIFIC we Explore 2020 2021 OCEAN March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. March civilisations. Experience national ANTARCTICA ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ parks, inviting cities and UNESCO SVALBARD ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ sites along the way. RUSSIA ■ ■ ■ ■ GREENLAND ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ICELAND ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Expedition Ships NORWAY ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ NORTHWEST PASSAGE ■ ■ ■ ■ MS Fridtjof Nansen ALASKA & CANADA ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ MS Roald Amundsen NORTH & CENTRAL AMERICA ■ ■ ■ ■ MS Fram SOUTH AMERICA ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ MS Spitsbergen EUROPE ■ ■ ■ ■ MS Nordstjernen * Land adventures on Svalbard all year round GREENLAND ICELAND SVALBARD Discover the remote beauty of the world’s Get to know the land of the Vikings Hurtigruten has been exploring Svalbard largest island. Our deep connection with the experts as we hike, cruise since 1896, longer than anyone. Discover with local communities in Greenland and learn in an unforgettable land- the stunning realm of the polar bear with creates truly memorable voyages. scape of geysers and volcanoes. the native Norwegian explorers.
FRANZ JOSEF LAND Beechey Island SVALBARD Dundas Harbour Gjøa Haven GREENLAND Pond Inlet Fort Ross
LongyearbyenSvolvær Reykjavík North Cape Ilulissat Murmansk 24 23 CANADA Geiranger Saglek Fiord 66°33'N ARCTIC CIRCLE RUSSIA Sisimut Paamiut 22 NORWAY ICELAND Explore the magnifcent Norwegian coast Nuuk Itilleq NORWAY 21 and world-renowned fords with the experts. Red Bay Ivittuuut See the North Cape, scout for the Northern NORTH 19 18 Lights, or bask in the Midnight Sun. Hamburg 14 17 AMERICA Ostend 20 16 EUROPE 15 13 Porto Come closer to cultural and natural 11 10 treasures as we sail the scenic Atlantic YarmouthHalifax 9 Bilbao EUROPE 12 coast. Enjoy fascinating lectures led by New York our Expedition Team. USA 8 Lisbon Key West Charleston NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NORTH &
7 CENTRAL AMERICA Cozumel Hike, snorkel, dine and relax with Hurtigruten as we call on colourful destinations. Our small ships AFRICA Puerto Limón enable us to visit remote places PANAMA others can’t reach. 6 Quepos UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE ECUADOR Hurtigruten sails to many UNESCO 1 5 World Heritage Sites around the world, including the listed sites below. Guayaquil PERU Machu Picchu SOUTH Salaverry 1. The San Francisco Church and Convent 3 4 AMERICA SOUTH 2. Historic quarter of Valparaiso ATLANTIC OCEAN 3. Historic Centre of Lima Callao/Lima 4. Lines and geoglyphs of Nazca Paracas/Pisco Arica 5. Chan Chan Archaeological Zone Buenos Aires 6. Stone Spheres of the Diquís 7. Everglades National Park URUGUAY 8. Monastery of the Hieronymites and 2 Montevideo Tower of Belém in Lisbon La Serena 9. Historic Centre of Oporto ANTARCTICA 10. Vizcaya Bridge Valparaíso CHILE The greatest polar adventure awaits 11. Tower of Hercules ARGENTINA 12. Statue of Liberty you on the most isolated continent 13. Old Town Lunenburg Castro Puerto on Earth. Our Expedition Team will 14. Gros Morne National Park Madryn Falkland Islands be your expert guardians while you 15. Historic District of Old Québec explore pristine wilderness by small 16. Bruges Historical Centre 17. L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site South Georgia boats and kayaks, experience rare Puerto Edén Ushuaia 18. Canal district of Amsterdam wildlife on landings, view majestic 19. Red Bay Basque Whaling Station icebergs and witness scenery so Puerto Natales 20. Speicherstadt district Punta ArenasCape Horn beautiful that it will stay in your 21. Bryggen in Bergen mind forever. 22. Þingvellir National Park 23. Struve Geodetic Arc. Hammerfest DRAKE PASSAGE 24. Ilulissat Icefjord
ANTARCTIC PENINSULA 66°33'S ANTARCTIC CIRCLE
5 We takE you far beyond the ordinary © HURTIGRUTEN Spectacular design and cutting-edge technology Our feet features the world’s frst hybrid powered expedition ships: MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen. These state of the art sister ships, named after great polar heroes, will revolutionise how we explore, ofering our guests premium quality adventure travel experiences. OSTEN O AN Sail with the most V ARSEL
experienced captains © M and crews We have sailed polar waters since 1893 and Leaving a smaller footprint have more Arctic and Antarctic experience We sail in some of the most pristine environments in than anyone. Our captains are superbly the world, and we are comitted to preserving them. STRUP
D Our Norwegian love of the outdoors motivates us to skilled navigators in any weather, including I B the most extreme conditions. This allows us work hard to enhance our destinations, strengthen our to explore deeper and bring you closer to ARSTEN environmental initiatives, and run a responsible and © K the most remote places on our planet. Captain Kai Albrigtsen, MS Roald Amundsen sustainable operation.
6 –––– 125 years of experience sailing polar waters, combined with the greenest and most modern expedition cruise feet on the planet is your guarantee of unmatched adventure.
What’s Included in your voyage
Enjoy an all inclusive menu that fts perfectly with the natural wonders that surround you. All you need for an adventure ––– Guidance from the Expedition Team, including experts selected for your itinerary ––– A rich programme of included activities on all voyages designed to immerse you in our desti- nations, including all explorer boat cruising and onshore exploration with the Expedition Team ––– Complimentary wind- and water-resistant jacket* ––– Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment needed for included and optional activities OSTEN
O Engaging onboard activities LAUSSNER AN K V ––– Science programme, with educational and REA D
ARSEL Citizen Science Activitities to learn about the N © A © M environment while aiding research* Our international Expedition Teams ––– In-depth lectures on science, history, bio logy, geography, geology or culture that Your experts on board provide context to your voyage and help you We expand your horizons with the help of understand your destinations our 350-member Expedition Team, who ––– Introductory photo lecture, camera are experts in subjects like science, history, adjustment, tips and tricks, photo and flm geography, biology, geology, photography footage from the voyage shared in an and culture. These highly-trained profes- “Expedition Logbook”* sionals teach, lead and guide to ensure a ––– Casual opportunities to engage with the including a fantastic voyage. Expedition Team, welcome event, a daily evening gathering to recap and prepare for the day to come Get out and explore ––– Gym, hot tubs and panoramic sauna* We’ve created many exciting excursions ––– Rejuvenating wellness areas with separate to bring you adventure from pole to pole. treatment rooms, infnity pool, outdoor gym, We also ofer 50 land based Pre and Post running track*** Programmes before or after your voyage, ––– A farewell event to make it even more exciting. ––– Destination-focused onboard library ––– Opportunities to dine with the Expedition Team and interact with ofcers
PREMIUM ONBOARD COMFORT ––– All meals include beverages (ship beer
and wine, sodas and mineral water in all
STRUP restaurants)* D I
B ––– Cofee and tea included throughout the day ––– Early riser and afternoon treat ofered in ARSTEN © K © AGURTXANE CONCELLON addition to breakfast, lunch and dinner* ––– A la carte restaurant More efcient, safer and Great food for a great (only for suite guests)** smoother landings adventure ––– Fredheim restaurant meals included for Our tailor-made efcient landing solution Each journey features delicious menus drawn all guests*** ––– Free Wi-f on board for all guests* ofers launching from the lower decks, from our Norwegian heritage and inspired by Be aware that we sail in remote areas with making it easy to get in and out of our safe our spirit of exploration. Our chefs use their limited connection. Streaming is not supported and comfortable explorer boats. creativity to serve modern, honest and exciting ––– No gratuities expected dishes to refect the fantastic areas we sail. * Not available on MS Nordstjernen ** Not available on MS Spitsbergen/MS Nordstjernen YOU CAN FIND ALL THE DETAILS OF WHAT IS INCLUDED ON OUR WEB SITE - HURTIGRUTEN.COM.AU *** Not available on MS Fram/MS Spitsbergen/MS Nordstjernen A NEW ERA IN EXPLORER TRAVEL
MS Roald Amundsen & MS Fridtjof Nansen TO: Antarctica, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Northwest Passage, Alaska & Canada, North & Central America, Our pioneering heritage creates a natural South America, Europe commitment to caring for our planet for the future. We’re proud to invite you to be part of the inaugural season of the greenest and 265 outside cabins and suites 50% private balconies cleanest expedition ships ever built. Science Center Observation decks These new ships have been designed for 3 restaurants concepts: unforgettable expeditions in the spirit of the SCIENCE CENTER Aune, Fredheim and Lindstrøm Infnity pool Norwegian polar heroes Roald Amundsen The Science Center serves as the learning 2 hot tubs and Fridtjof Nansen. From the innovative and social hub of your expedition. This is Panoramic sauna hybrid engines that enable you to glide into where you’ll fnd our expert Expedition Gym and ftness pristine wilderness, to the elegant modern Team, who host lectures, lead amazing Wellness Center Explorer boats cabin furnishings, every detail is created landings, and answer all your questions Ice Class PC-6 with your adventure in mind. during your fascinating journey.
EXPLORER LOUNGE © HURTIGRUTEN MS Fridtjof Nansen and MS Roald Amundsen ESIGN D © TILBERG Inﬁnity pool, two hot tubs and Explorer bar ESIGN ESIGN D D ILLBERG ILLBERG © T © T Restaurant Fredheim ofers ﬁne international cuisine Corner suite with large balcony and hot tub 8 With the launch of our new hybrid powered ships, the 2020 Hurtigruten feet will consist of fve expedition ships that are ushering in a new era of advanced and comfortable exploration travel. Each ship is an ideal starting point for expeditions and excursions. And each is a true oasis for relaxation after a great day of adventure, pro- viding perfect views of some of the world’s most beautiful scenery.
MS Fram MS Spitsbergen TO: Antarctica, Iceland, TO: Svalbard, Russia, Norway Northwest Passage, North & Central America, South America 100 cabins and suites Science Center Observation decks 127 cabins and suites 1 restaurant concept: Aune Science Center 2 hot tubs Observation decks Panoramic sauna and ftness room 2 restaurant concepts: Explorer boats Aune and Lindstrøm Ice Class 1C 2 hot tubs Panoramic sauna and ftness room Explorer boats Ice Class 1B
Purpose-built for extreme polar conditions and completely refurbished Launched in 2016, MS Spitsbergen takes you far beyond the ordi nary in spring 2020, MS Fram ofers the very best in explorer capabilities and in polar waters. Come closer to the natural and cultural wonders of the technology. With less than 250 guests on board, this expedition ship is Arctic on expeditions that take full advantage of the vessel’s size and ideal for the most adventurous travellers, exploring remote areas few agility. This ship is a true specialist in Arctic waters, ideally constructed others can reach. MS Fram ofers a truly unique, friendly and casual to maximise your polar experience. atmosphere with a strong focus on the thrill of discovery. IMAGE
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Arctic Superior Outside Cabin Corner Suite with private balcony ONCELLON C D ARSTA F GURTXANE © A © TOR Main dining restaurant Aune Explorer bar Grand suite with balcony Main dining at Aune 9 The future is green ––– Join us to usher in a new era of sustainable exploration as we honour our commitment to protect wildlife and preserve the environment.
© KARSTEN BIDSTRUP / HURTIGRUTEN
PROTECTING ARCTIC WILDLIFE AIDING IN RESEARCH Hurtigruten is a participant in the Norwegian Polar Institute’s We contribute to real-time oil surveillance along the Norwegian project to register marine mammals in the Arctic. Gathering this coast. We also collaborate with scientifc communities interna- data improves insight on habitat use and seasonal migration pat- tionally, providing important knowledge and information about terns and is used in The Environmental Monitoring of Svalbard. the Arctic and Antarctica.
10 BANNING SINGLE- USE PLASTIC Plastic pollution is the single biggest threat to our oceans. Hurtigruten is the frst cruise Hurtigruten has established line in the world to ban all the Hurtigruten Foundation unnecessary single-use plas- to ensure that our guests of tic. From July 2018, every- tomorrow can enjoy the same thing from straws to drinking meaningful travel experi- glasses and plastic bags will ences our guests do today. be removed or replaced by The Hurtigruten Foundation © PIKSELSMIA environmentally friendly al- supports a number of projects, ternatives made of biodegrad- LEADING THROUGH TECHNOLOGY such as securing the polar bear able paper and sustainable Innovation is at the heart of our tradition and culture, based on population, fghting plastic materials. 125 years of exploration in some of the most challenging waters and marine pollution, raising on Earth. With the introduction of the world’s frst hybrid powered awareness and supporting local expedition ships – and the conversion of up to nine existing ships initiatives in the areas we ex- to hybrid LNG-battery power - Hurtigruten sets a new standard for plore. The Foundations is fund- the next generation of adventure travel. ed through on board activities and donations. ERTELSEN B RJAN © Ø Sustainability is at the core of every part of the Hurtigruten operation and experi- ence. CEO Daniel Skjeldam is personally engaged in the projects, such as removing ARRINGTON
single-use plastic. B DOMINIC ©
PRESERVING OUR WATERS Hurtigruten is actively advo- cating a ban on polluting and toxic heavy fuels (HFO) in all Arctic waters and along the entire Norwegian coast.
Fighting mass tourism in
vulner able areas is also RAUTMAN T IN an important part of the V EL
Hurtigruten philosophy. We © K support stricter regulations in pristine destinations, such as CLEANING OUR BEACHES size limitations on cruise ships For years, Hurtigruten has worked to raise aware- and restricting the number of ness of marine pollution as a major problem for STRUP guests allowed on shore. the oceans. Engaging and involving our guests in D diferent initiatives, such as beach clean-ups, is an important part of our fght. © KARSTEN BI
CARING COOPERATIONS Hurtigruten believes in leading by example, and we encourage cooperation throughout the travel industry. Hurtigruten has been actively involved in establishing the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO), which oversees Arctic expedition cruising. Through the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO), Hurtigruten works to secure an environmentally aware tourism industry in the fragile environment of Antarctica.
11 Antarctica, Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland, Norway & Russia, Northwest Passage, North, Central & South America, Europe, Alaska & Canada
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