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‘New’ Authentic Expeditions sailing from Dover

 

The Cruise365 team are very excited to showcase Hurtigruten’s brand new year round Expedition Cruises sailing from Dover.  Hurtigruten are pioneering green technology and are the first cruise line in the world to introduce biodiesel as fuel on a number of ships, including the refitted and renamed MS Maud, Biodiesel reduces (CO2) emissions by up to 80%.

Hurtigruten have announced that they will be sailing Authentic Expeditions on a choice of Four Exciting Itineraries from March 2021, directly from Dover (Round Trip). Avoid airport crowds with convenient, flight-less cruising that’s safer, greener and easily accessed by train or care, choose from:

  • Northern Lights and Norwegian Fjords with ‘Northern Light Promise’*
  • Norwegian Fjords, North Cape and Arctic Sunshine
  • British Isles, Remote Islands, Natural Wonders and Diverse Coastlines
  • Southern Scandinavia, Archipelagos, Fjords and Quaint Fishing Towns

Sail on board intimate expedition ships

Sail through beautiful scenery in absolute comfort on our newly refurbished expedition ship, MS Maud. She is just the right size for exploring the world, while still being a well-equipped basecamp at sea.

Hurtigruten MS Maud

Hurtigruten MS Maud Sailing year round from Dover on 4 Exciting Expedition Voyages

Experience destinations others can’t reach

Hurtigruten is about authenticity, intimacy and safe experience,. their ships are more manoeuvrable, making it possible for you their experienced captains to bring you up close to nature and take you places bigger ships can’t get to.

 

Northern Lights and Norwegian Fjords with ‘Northern Light Promise’*

15 Day Journeys – choose from 16 or 30 March 2021, 6 or 20 October 2021,
3 or 17 November 2021, 1, 15 or 29 December 2021, 12 or 26 January 2022,
9 or 23 February 2020 & 9 March 2022

Hurtigruten MS Maud Northern Lights and Fjord Expeditions, departs March 2021 October 2021 November 2021 December 2021 January 2022 February 2022 March 2022

Hurtigruten MS Maud Northern Lights and Fjord Expeditions, departs March 2021 October 2021 November 2021 December 2021 January 2022 February 2022 March 2022


Embark on a true Adventure from Dover and sail into the Arctic Circle as far as Honningsvag, the most Northernly Town in Norway, visiting stunning ports of call. including Stavanger, Alesund, Bronnysund, Reine, Tromso, Finnsnes, Kristiansund, Molde & Bergen. these winter cruises really do give you the best opportunity to view the Aurora Borealis  (The Northern Lights), cruise the coast of Norway and some beautiful Fjords all with a Northern Lights Guarantee*

* Northern Lights Promise

 

Prices from £2,749 – book before 31 July 2020

Book before 31 July with a low deposit of 5%

Call 01388 767 222 for full details

 

Artic Superior Stateroom Hurtigruten MS Maud - sailing year round from Dover on a choice of 4 Exciting Expedition

Artic Superior Stateroom Hurtigruten MS Maud – sailing year round from Dover on a choice of 4 Exciting Expedition

British Isles, Remote Islands, Natural Wonders and Diverse Coastlines

13 Day Journeys – choose from 25 May 2021, 15 August 2021 or 10 September 2021

Hurtigruten MS Maud British Isles from Dover, Remote Islands, Natural Wonders and a Diverse Coastline, departs May 2021 August 2021 September 2021

Hurtigruten MS Maud British Isles from Dover, Remote Islands, Natural Wonders and a Diverse Coastline, departs May 2021 August 2021 September 2021

 

Embark on a true Adventure from Dover and experience the British Isles like you’ve never seen before. Cruise from the south of England to the most northerly region of Scotland – covering a vast area in between. A true British Isles journey, visiting England, Wales, N. Ireland, the Isle of Man, Republic of Ireland, Scotland and the Hebrides. As we head for remote destinations which will challenge our seamanship, the true meaning of expedition cruising will become apparent as the ideal way to discover these often inaccessible places. Along with towns and villages we encounter diverse landscapes, coastal paths for exploring, nature landings and scenic coastal cruising through unique pristine waters. Highlights of the voyage include the remarkable birdlife of Rathlin Island and the abandoned village of St. Kilda, ancient history of Isle of Man and Waterford, naval history and scenic beauty of Devon, the whisky island of Islay, but we invite you to discover your own highlights and create your own remarkable memories. Hurtigruten’s knowledgeable and experienced Expedition team are on hand to ensure you make the most of your time on board as well as ashore.

Prices from £2,745 – book before 31 July 2020

Book before 31 July with a low deposit of 5%

Hurtigruten MS Maud - Lindstrom Premium Dining - sailing year round from Dover on a choice of 4 Exciting Expedition Cruises

Hurtigruten MS Maud – Lindstrom Premium Dining – sailing year round from Dover on a choice of 4 Exciting Expedition Cruises

Norwegian Fjords, North Cape and Arctic Sunshine

15 Day Journeys – choose from 13 or 27 Apr 2021, 11 May 2021, 6 June 2021, 4 July 2021, 1 or 27 August 2021, 22 September 2021

Hurtigruten MS Maud Norwegian Fjords, North Cape and Arctic Sunshine, departs April 2021 May 2021 June 2021 July 2021 September 2021

Hurtigruten MS Maud Norwegian Fjords, North Cape and Arctic Sunshine, departs April 2021 May 2021 June 2021 July 2021 September 2021


Embark on a true adventure, Norway boasts some of the most beautiful coastlines in the world, with dramatic fjords and awe-inspiring countryside at every turn. On this voyage, we explore some unique towns along the rugged coastline to get close to nature and immerse ourselves in local culture along the way.  Enjoy beautiful Arctic landscape, charming villages and bustling towns. Explore some of the hidden treasures in the area, as well as the best-known landmarks. All hand picked by the experts on Norway. Hurtigruten are excited to show our backyard, the authentic heart of Northern Norway.

Prices from £3,099 – book before 31 July 2020

Book before 31 July with a low deposit of 5%

Hurtigruten MS Maud - Lindstrom Premium Dining - sailing year round from Dover on a choice of 4 Exciting Expedition Cruises

Hurtigruten MS Maud – Lindstrom Premium Dining – sailing year round from Dover on a choice of 4 Exciting Expedition Cruises

Southern Scandinavia, Archipelagos, fjords and quaint fishing towns

15 Day Journeys – choose from 20 June 2021 or 18 July 2021

 

Hurtigruten MS Maud Southern Scandinavia, Archipelagos,Fjords and Quaint Fishing Towns , departs June 2021 July 2021

Hurtigruten MS Maud Southern Scandinavia, Archipelagos,Fjords and Quaint Fishing Towns , departs June 2021 July 2021

Archipelagos, dramatic fjords and bustling seaside towns await you on this unique expedition cruise to a less-visited region of southern Scandinavia. On this voyage we showcase nature’s scenic masterpieces against modern-day engineering triumphs, where sand dunes, rocky shorelines, fjords, waterfalls and majestic cliffs overshadow man’s architectural and navigational feats. We will transit the impressive Kiel Canal and sail through the “inside passage” of Sweden, sailing past numerous islands and islets. We visit charming fishing villages, bustling summer marinas, National parks and a marine biosphere, as well as a big city brimming with culture. A wonderful itinerary that embraces diversity and the beauty of this remote area. During this voyage we invite you to explore the areas we visit on foot, by kayak or with our fleet of small expedition boats. Hurtigruten’s knowledgeable and friendly Expedition team will delight in bringing you closer to nature, sharing experiences and making this an unforgettable voyage.

Prices from £3,189 – book before 31 July 2020

Book before 31 July with a low deposit of 5%

 

Hurtigruten MS Maud - Fredheim Dining - sailing year round from Dover on a choice of 4 Exciting Expedition Cruises

Hurtigruten MS Maud – Fredheim Dining – sailing year round from Dover on a choice of 4 Exciting Expedition Cruises

To make the experience even better these Expedition Adventure Cruise prices include:

Expedition Cruise

  • Expedition cruise in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurant Aune and Fredheim
  • A la carte restaurant Lindstrom included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with very limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to use at water refill stations on board
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities on board and ashore
  • Range of included excursions

Onboard Activities

  • Experts on the Expedition Team deliver in-depth lectures on a variety of topics
  • Use of the ship’s Science Centre which has an extensive library, biological and geological microscopes and samples
  • Citizen Science programme allows guests to assist with live scientific research
  • Professional onboard photographer gives top tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • Use of the ship’s hot tubs, panoramic sauna and indoor gym, outdoor gym
  • Informal gatherings with the crew such as daily recaps and preparation for the day to come

Landing Activities

  • Escorted landings using our fleet of small expedition boats
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment for activities
  • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition Photographers help with your camera settings before landings

Expedition style cruises are casual and active, traditional cruise dress codes do not apply and you would not look out of place in Hiking Boots and Walking Gear. Entertainment is low key and the destination with complimentary shore excursions combined with on board experts and use of the expedition boats make this a true Bucket List adventure.

If you would like to learn more on these exciting cruises please call us on 01388 767 222, our Managing Director (Anthony) has experience in Hurtigruten Cruises and Adventure Travel and would be more than happy to arrange a call or zoom video call to discuss Hurtigruten’s products.

 

 

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