PRE & POST CRUISE HOTEL STAYS*
EXPEDITION LANDINGS IN ANTARCTICA
BRAND NEW SHIP*
We are delighted here at ROL Cruise to present to you this fantastic opportunity to sail aboard the BRAND NEW MS Fridtjof Nansen, and unveil to you her Maiden Season of Antarctica and the Falkland Islands.
Travel in style and be one of the first to book on board MS Fridtjof Nansen, discovering the white continent in all its glory. Expertly packaged by our team here at ROL Cruise, with you in mind, these incredible itineraries will excite, amaze and fascinate you, offering a once in a lifetime adventure to see the mesmerising wildlife of the southern hemisphere, sometimes up close. Experience Antarctica, Patagonia, the Falklands and South America, all aboard this incredible new Hurtigruten ship.
For 2019, Hurtigruten will add a brand new ship to its fleet: the MS Fridtjof Nansen. The stunning scenery will be reflected in a rich and comfortable interior design. Natural materials from Scandinavia, such as granite, oak, birch and wool will be used to create relaxed and stylish cabins, with 50% having private balconies, and aft suites will feature private outdoor Jacuzzis with spectacular views.
The core of the on board experience is the Nansen Science Center, an edutainment venue where guests and crew meet to create a deeper understanding of the areas you explore.
MS Fridtjof Nansen’s three restaurants will host a variety of dining options, with menus drawn from Hurtigruten’s rich Norwegian and Nordic tradition, as well as international cuisine and local inspiration.
After a day of exploring new destinations, relax and rejuvenate in the elegant Explorer Lounge, a large gym and Wellness centre, or enjoy the scenery and sunsets on the massive in and outdoor Observation Decks with the aft infinity pool and jacuzzis being some of the highlights.
Norwegians have been explorers for as long as they can remember. They had to be: to survive they were forced to climb mountains, row across Fjords and sail across oceans.
As soon as you step on board you will notice their heritage: artefacts and works of art underline their rich history, whilst the ships unpretentious yet comfortable decor convey the warmth you will feel from the Hurtigruten staff during your journey. What’s more, the ships’ modest size allows you to get closer to authentic Antarctica.
Get Close. Real Close
The Southern Ocean is drama on a grand scale in which the struggle for survival is constant. The unending, white wilderness of this continent is full of fantastic sights and sounds. There are more penguins, and penguin species, here than anywhere else on Earth. Elephant and Fur seals, Minke whales, large flocks of sea birds – not forgetting the wandering Albatross – give life to this surreal and beautiful landscape.
Your Expedition Team
Each expedition voyage is accompanied by a hand-picked team of specialists and modern-day explorers. Highly experienced, passionate and knowledgeable, the Expedition Team will be your guides and guardians on your voyage of exploration, instructing you on safety, sustainability and science. MS Fridtjof Nansen will feature a variety of custom built expedition equipment, including kayaks, a fleet of Blueye underwater drones and Expedition Boats for safe landings in remote areas.
Terms and conditions: Fares are per person based on two adults sharing a cabin. Offers advertised are subject to availability at the time of booking. Fares advertised may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Reader Offers Limited Package Holiday Booking Conditions apply. Offers advertised apply to new bookings only. Regional and premium class flights will incur supplementary costs; regional flights may require an additional overnight stay at an extra cost. Flights may be based on an indirect service. Savings are based on two adults sharing a cabin and is based on the difference between the Reader Offers Ltd standard fare and the current selling fare. Tours are subject to change, are non-transferable, may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions and will be at a further supplement. Additional excursions must be booked at least 28 days prior to departure. Further T&C’s apply. A mandatory medical questionnaire is required to be completed by all travellers and signed by your doctor within three months of departure. More information will be provided at a later date. Weather, wind and ice conditions have a great influence on the program and schedule. Safety is always the first priority and the ship’s captain will decide the final sailing schedule during the voyage, therefore the itinerary is subject to change. Please note, this voyage may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. Please note, this cabin has a restricted view. John Lewis Gift Card is tiered depending on grade booked and is for UK addresses only. Normal Cruise Miles terms and conditions apply. E&OE