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Northern Lights and Fjords Expedition from Dover

From £3,144pp

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Free trip if the northern lights don't appear*

Free car parking exclusive with ROL Cruise*

Exclusive launch savings of up to £3,700*

Daily excursions & activities included*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 14 nights
  • Departs 30 Mar 2021
  • Sails from Embark MS Maud and depart Dover
  • Ship MS Maud
  • Cruise code ‍1708460‍

Your Itinerary

Cruises from Dover

Embark MS Maud and depart Dover Tue 30 Mar 2021

Cruises from Dover

Embark MS Maud and depart Dover for your 14 night Maiden No-Fly Northern Lights Expedition

MS Maud at sea

At sea Wed 31 Mar 2021

MS Maud at sea
MS Maud in Bergen

Bergen, Norway Thu 01 Apr 2021

MS Maud in Bergen

Explore the historic Bergen harbour area, fronted by wooden houses dating back as far as the 1300’s. Stroll through the alleyways or take a trip up to Mount Fløyen. Enjoy coffee and pastries as you journey on the Fløibanen Funicular railway which takes you to the top in just six minutes to enjoy amazing views over the city

Molde

Molde - Kristiansund, Norway Fri 02 Apr 2021

Molde

Arrive in Molde midday. Protected from the harsh surrounding elements, Molde is beautifully situated in a spectacular fjord landscape. Today, you will embark on a majestic Atlantic Road Excursion. Later this early evening arrive in Kristiansund.

Bronnoysund, Norway

Brønnøysund, Norway ★ Cross the Arctic Circle ★ Sat 03 Apr 2021

Bronnoysund, Norway

In the afternoon arrive in Brønnøysund, Norway. Today, enjoy a local hike with a guide, there may even be an option to come close to iconic Mount Torghatten, the famous formation with a distinctive hole right through it. Tonight, cross the Arctic Circle. This invisible line is situated at 66⁰ 33′ N north and marks the border to the Arctic Region. In summer, this means 24-hour daylight - often referred to as the ‘midnight sun’. During winter, being above this latitude provides the best chances for experiencing the Northern Lights

Lofoten (Reine), Norway

Lofoten Islands Sun 04 Apr 2021

Lofoten (Reine), Norway

Lofoten (Reine), Norway (depart midday)
A true gem of Lofoten, this is the iconic image of a Norwegian fishing village. Reine´s beauty has inspired artists since the 1880´s. Red and white traditional fisherman’s cottages - known as Rorbuer - perch on stilts over the water’s edge with a background of granite spires jutting skywards. Take your time here to truly soak in the deep serenity of this place.


Lofoten (Svolvær), Norway
In the heart of Lofoten, the picturesque town of Svolvær is a fishing village where age-old seagoing traditions are still being practiced. It is a great place to go for a stroll in the harbour area to look at the fishing boats, or maybe take on a hike in the nearby mountains

Tromso night

Tromsø, Norway (overnight stay - depart early pm) Mon 05 Apr 2021

Tromso night

Tromsø is often described as the Paris of the North, and boasts friendly locals, wonderful shopping and great restaurants. The Arctic Cathedral is a highlight, as well as the Arctic Aquarium, the world’s northernmost Botanical Garden. Plus, enjoy a ride on the Fjellheisen Cable Car

Honningsvag, Norway

Honningsvag, Norway Wed 07 Apr 2021

Honningsvag, Norway

Honningsvåg is the gateway to the spectacular North Cape. Take the opportunity to day to enjoy an excursion to the North Cape plateau puts you at 71°10’21´N, only 2,000 km away from the Geographic North Pole

Ms Maud Senja

Senja, Norway ★ Maiden Port ★ Thu 08 Apr 2021

Ms Maud Senja

Arrive in Senja midday. Explore Senja - also known as the Island of Adventure. Senja is often thought of as a "miniature Norway" with tall mountains and deep fjords, small villages, warm hospitality and a survivor´s spirit that perseveres through every extreme of weather

MS Maud at sea

At sea Fri 09 Apr 2021

MS Maud at sea
Alesund, Norway

Alesund, Norway Sat 10 Apr 2021

Alesund, Norway

Enjoy Ålesund, an Art Nouveau town which seems to have been taken right out of a fairy tale. Visit the Art Nouveau Centre or take a walk up the 418 steps to Aksla Mountain – well worth it for the panoramic views. Also, enjoy an included visit a world famous Aquarium, which is one of the largest salt water aquariums in northern Europe

Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger, Norway Sun 11 Apr 2021

Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger is home to a myriad of natural wonders – from Pulpit Rock, one of the most popular and photographed sites in Norway to Lysefjord's breath-taking landscape of waterfalls and mountains. Today, enjoy a local discovery excursion to learn about this fascinating destination

MS Maud at sea

At sea Mon 12 Apr 2021

MS Maud at sea
Cruises from Dover

Arrive in Dover Tue 13 Apr 2021

Cruises from Dover

Choose from a wide selection of cruise lines and set sail for the Mediterranean, Iceland and the Norwegian Fjords and many more with our cruises from Dover

What's included *

  • EXCLUSIVE FREE port car parking for all bookings
  • 14 night full board expedition cruising aboard the newly transformed MS Maud, including:
  • - Witness the Northern Lights – receive a FREE Hurtigruten Voyage if the Northern Lights do not make an appearance
  • - One maiden port of call
  • - Professional English-speaking Expedition Team – an international handpicked team of highly educated experts of various academic fi elds with profound knowledge of the regions they sail in
  • - FREE wind and water-resistant jacket
  • - All meals including beverages (ship beer and wine, sodas and mineral water in Aune & Fredheim restaurants). Book an Expedition Suite (Q) or above and dine in the A la Carte Lindstrom for FREE
  • - A rich programme of daily activities including exploration and lectures on board and ashore . Plus, use of the ship’s Science Center which has an extensive library, biological and geological microscopes and samples
  • - Coffee & tea included throughout the day
  • - FREE WiFi on board for all guests
  • - Gratuities are all taken care of
  • Early booking savings of up to £3,700 – PLEASE DO NOT DELAY – FARES WILL INCREASE
  • - Hot tub, panoramic sauna, indoor and outdoor gym
  • - A range of additional shore excursions are available at a supplement
  • Locally sourced cuisine in a stylish restaurant
  • A truly unique experience in a wonderfully carefree and relaxed environment
  • All overseas transfers to and from your Hurtigruten ship

2021 Maiden No-Fly Northern Lights Expedition

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Cabins & Prices

* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.

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Double bed or flexible sleeping arrangements

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With limited/no view, double bed or flexible sleeping arrangements.

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One or two-room suite, TV, kettle and private balcony.

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One or two-room suite, seating area, TV, kettle, stereo, internet access, mini-bar, some with bathtub, bay window or private balcony.

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The Ship - MS Maud

  • Occupancy532
  • Tonnage16,140 tons
  • Length445 ft (135.64 m)
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Hurtigruten recently announced that three of its ships will be transformed into hybrid-powered vessels. MS Trollfjord will be renamed to MS Maud and undergo hybrid installation, transforming into a premium expedition cruise ship during early 2021. Using natural Scandinavian materials such as granite, oak, birch and wool, all public areas will be redesigned to create a relaxed and stylish look and feel. All cabins and suites will be completely refurbished. Hurtigruten’s signature Science centre will also be added, packed with state of the art technology and high tech gadgets.

MS Maud has been designed to take you on an expedition of the Norwegian coast in maximum comfort, equipped for a sustainable and memorable expedition. She is an ice class 1C ship equipped with advanced technology that makes her exceptionally well-suited for expedition cruises in Norway. 

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating our 25th year as a cruise-only specialist
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Frequently Asked Questions about Hurtigruten

When can I book shore excursions?

Hurtigruten recommends pre-booking shore excursions. This can be done up to four weeks prior to departure (two weeks if paid by credit card) at the rates presented. Shore excursions are also available to book on board but spaces may be limited. Please note: all excursions booked on board will be charged in Norwegian Kroner.


Is there a dress code on board?

There is no official dress code on board but some guests choose to change to casualwear for dinner. The weather in Norway can vary during the course of each voyage (or even during the day!) so we recommend reading our climate zone packing guide to ensure you’re ready for every possibility.


What cuisine is served on board?

Norwegian cuisine is served on board. Chefs use only the very best locally sourced, seasonal ingredients which are collected from port each day and used to prepare a range of delicious dishes.


Does Hurtigruten cater to allergies, intolerances or specific diets?

Specific diets can be catered for if requested in good time. Passengers on strict diets may find that there is limited choice. A 3-course vegan menu is available in the evenings on voyages of 12-days.


What activities are available on board?

Most Hurtigruten ships along the Norwegian coast have an Expedition Team who undertake special activities on board such as lectures and presentations, on-deck guiding as well as hikes and outdoor activities in many ports. The majority of activities take place both inside the ships and out on deck and are designed around the season you’re sailing in. Hurtigruten aims to get guests closer to unique environments.


What are my payment options on board?

Visa, American Express, MasterCard and Diners Card are all accepted as payment options on board. Norwegian Kroner (NOK) is the on board currency.


Can I do laundry?

Laundry rooms with washing machines, dryers and irons are available on all ships. Tokens can be purchased at reception.


Which languages are spoken on board?

The official languages on board are Norwegian and English, though some service crew also speak German. The majority of shore excursions are guided in two or three languages.


Will I have access to the internet?

Yes, wireless internet is available on board for a small fee, unless already included in your Select or Platinum fare.


What is Hurtigruten’s gratuity policy?

It is not common practice to tip on Hurtigruten ships on the coastal voyage. If you feel that crew members should be rewarded for providing exceptional service, tip boxes are placed in the restaurant together with envelopes.


Last Updated: 07/10/2020

* Terms & Conditions

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Hurtigruten and Reader Offers Limited Agency booking conditions apply. Prices are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins, may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Tours are subject to change. Additional excursions must be booked at least 28 days prior to departure. Please note, these voyages may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Weather, sea & ice conditions have a great influence on the programme and schedule. Safety is always the priority and the ship’s captain will decide on the final sailing schedule during the voyage, therefore, the itinerary is subject to change. Additional excursions will incur a charge. Car parking is based on one space for the duration of the cruise. Drink inclusions are subject to the cruise line’s T&Cs. Drinks are only included with lunch and dinner. WIFI is subject to the cruise line’s T&Cs and cannot be guaranteed. Wildlife and Northern Lights sightings are not guaranteed. Images are for example purposes only. Itinerary is subject to change. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE

John Lewis Gift Card is based on one per booking for UK mainland addresses only when booking an Ocean View or above by 8pm 23rd October 2020. Amount is tiered on cabin graded booked.

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