Why Hurtigruten

We offer you unique nature-based adventures to the far ends of the planet

Hurtigruten’s unique heritage, combined with highly skilled crews and a diverse fleet consisting of nimble, intimately-scaled expedition ships, enables us to offer you unique nature-based experiences at remote corners of the world.

At Hurtigruten we give you the opportunity to travel with meaning. Building on our explorer heritage dating back to 1893, our explorations are grounded in the likings of people who value learning and personal growth over luxury. We are world leader in sustainable explorer travels in Polar Regions. We offer unique experiences and impart knowledge in a way that leaves the smallest environmental footprint possible.

On a Hurtigruten voyage you get:

  • to engage in authentic, significant and breathtaking experiences
  • to immerse yourself in culture, nature and wildlife
  • a broad and diverse expedition fleet tailor made to meet your exact needs
  • experienced crews that takes you safely to the most thrilling places where you can meet and interact with the locals
  • more than 200 excursions/activities designed to suit all explorer levels
  • safe and easy deployment to Polar Circle boats from mid-deck
  • on board equipment that makes your exploring safer and more flexible
  • advanced technology that makes your journey safe and comfortable
  • highly knowledgeable and dedicated expedition teams
  • an operator that lives and breathes sustainable travel
  • peaceful, comfortable and relaxed on board experiences where you get the chance to meet fellow travelers
  • excellent panorama views from all the restaurants and saloons

Welcome aboard!