When you start your journey on MS Roald Amundsen, one of the first things you will notice is the atmosphere on board. As the peace and tranquillity of the scenery and relaxed pace takes hold, you will find your senses to everything around you enhanced. From the moment you step on board, you will be treated to active days and relaxing evenings, sublime cuisine and the warm company of like-minded adventurers. The friendly and attentive staff help to create a relaxed atmosphere between the crew and guests. It’s a journey like no other.
You will also notice the ships Norwegian heritage: artefacts and works of art underline their rich history, whilst the ship’s unpretentious yet comfortable décor convey the warmth you will be sure to feel from the Hurtigruten staff during your journey.
One of the most eye-catching features of the ship is the two level indoor outdoor observation deck. To enrich your journey to the Galápagos, make sure to spend time in the Amundsen Science Center. The edutainment venue is where guests and crew can meet to create a deeper understanding of the areas you will explore. It is packed with state of the art technology and the flexible venue will feature lecture spaces, a small library, and speciality areas for workshops in photography, biology, and more.
On board you will also be able to enjoy three restaurants inspired by Hurtigrutens Nordic and Norwegian heritage.
Your on board experience
One of the most eye-catching exterior design features of the ship is the the two-level indoor/outdoor Observation Deck wrapped around the top of the ships’ raked bow. In a vast area behind it, you’ll find the core of the onboard experience: Amundsen Science Center.
Packed with state of the art technology and high tech gadgets such as touch screens and science equipment, the immersive edutainment area will be the place guests and staff/crew meet, mingle and create a deeper understanding for the areas they explore. The flexible venue features lecture spaces, a small library, and speciality areas for workshops in photography, biology, and more. The area, featuring large windows, is also the onboard HQ for Hurtigruten’s hand picked expedition team.
The stunning scenery is reflected in a rich and comfortable interior design. Scandinavian materials from nature, such as granite, oak, birch and wool will be used to create relaxed and stylish cabins and public areas. All cabins are outside, 50% have private balconies, aft suites feature private outdoor Jacuzzis with spectacular views.
MS Roald Amundsen features three restaurants inspired by Nordic and Norwegian heritage:
- Aune Main Dining, named after the Norwegian ship chandler and polar expedition supplier Tinus Aune.
- Fredheim - the ships’ informal and social meeting place – named after a 1900s hunting station on Svalbard.
- Lindstrøm, a speciality restaurant named after Adolf Lindstrøm, the favorite chef of the Norwegian polar heroes.
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