Like many ships in the Hurtigruten fleet, MS Finnmarken is a working ship, carrying cruisers, cargo, mail, cars, day-trippers and local passengers who might only be on board for a couple of days, or even hours, as they travel between ports along Norway's coast. For this reason, she offers an intriguing cruising experience – and an authentic means of seeing this beautiful part of the world.
Beautifully appointed and decorated in the Art Deco style that was modern when the first ship with this name was built, MS Finnmarken showcases rich colours, bold geometric shapes and decadent ornamentation. She is the only Hurtigruten ship to feature both a swimming pool and Jacuzzi on deck. For unparalleled views of the coastline, guests can walk all the way to the tip of the ship.
MS Finnmarken offers a variety of accommodation options to suit all tastes and requirements. Inside and Ocean-view cabins are exceptionally well laid out. For extra space, choose a Mini-Suite or Suite, the latter featuring sizeable balconies.
Experience delicious authentic Norwegian cuisine and eat like a true local with Hurtigruten’s unique dining concept, Norway's Coastal Kitchen. Guaranteeing seasonal, fresh food from the local area, the talented chefs proudly tell the story of the local coastline through their delicious dishes. Visiting so many ports, there is an exceptional opportunity for the chefs to get fresh produce from local suppliers every day. Imagine savouring Arctic char in a dish with asparagus and Roswald potatoes, knowing it was caught by a local fisherman just hours before you took your seat in the main restaurant. For lighter snacks, the 24-hour Morestuen Café will satisfy your every need. Those with a sweet tooth, will be delighted by Babettes Café, with both inside and outside seating. Choose from berry tarts, giant chocolate chip cookies, meringues, cupcakes, ice cream, specialty coffee, and other indulgent items that change daily.
The ever-changing landscape is the true appeal of this ship. Relax in the Brotoppen Panorama Lounge, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, offering endlessly breath-taking views of the unfolding scenery. With the bar service, this is a great place to relax with a drink in hand. Unwind in the pool or Jacuzzi, or simply lie back in one of the comfortable sun loungers to enjoy a gentle parade of beautiful landscapes. At night, guests will want to keep an eye out for shooting stars or the emerald-streaked display of the northern lights. When crossing the Arctic Circle, crew regularly treat guests to a special ceremony involving ice and a warm shot of alcohol. One of the delights of cruising aboard the MS Finnmarken is that you are rarely out of sight of land and there are many opportunities to stop and explore.