Expedition Team in South America
Our experts are here to safeguard both explorers and the pristine environment. They serve as your invaluable hosts throughout your expedition cruise.
“Some of the most memorable moments come when we take some time to deeply experience local nature and culture – to really appreciate where we are”.
– Helga Kristiansen, Assistant Expedition Leader
Expedition Teams at Hurtigruten represent the best of the best. The Expedition Team Leader and Assistant Expedition Leaders are experts on safety and sustainability, making sure your exploration of these remote destinations is done right.
Together with guest lecturers and scientists, they will enhance your voyage with first-hand knowledge and fascinating insights, ensure your complete safety during landings, and guarantee the lightest possible footprint in this fascinating environment.
Leading and teaching
During your discovery of South America, your Expedition Team will lead the way on short hikes, museum visits, food tastings, and onshore cultural performances.
Briefings occur before each activity, making you aware of any potential risks and of strict protocol regarding local wildlife. Both on and off the ship, lectures are held on a wide variety of specialist topics that cover:
- Latin American history and local culture
- biology and birds
- geology and land forms
- photography and storytelling
Expedition Team members in South America
Get to know some of the Expedition Team members you may encounter on a cruise to South America: