Northern Lights Cruises

Witness Mother Nature’s most magical lightshow

Discover our incredible selection of Northern Lights cruises with exclusive ROL packages and more

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Our top Northern Lights Cruises


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Inside from £1,199pp

Norway & Northern Lights

  • 16 Nov 2019
  • 12 nights
  • Ship: Queen Victoria
  • No-Fly Cruise

Itinerary: Southampton, Alesund, Norway, Tromso, Norway, Narvik, Stavanger, Norway, Southampton

Includes: Choice of car parking, on board spend or coach transfers*, earn exclusive cruise miles, no-fly cruising, fantastic destinations*

Inside from £1,154pp

The No-Fly Land of the Northern Lights

  • 19 Feb 2020
  • 14 nights
  • Ship: Magellan
  • No-Fly Cruise

Itinerary: London Tilbury, Rotterdam, Alesund, Norway, Tromso, Norway, Alta, Norway, Honningsvaag, Norway, Trondheim, Andalsnes, Norway, Bergen, Norway, London Tilbury

Includes: Comfortable cabin accommodation , full board cruising plus afternoon teas and late night snacks , welcome and farewell captain’s cocktail , stylish entertainment, cabarets and popu…

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Inside from £1,099pp

The Northern Lights Discovery

  • 14 Dec 2020
  • 11 nights
  • Ship: MS Trollfjord
  • Fly Cruise
  • Flights Included

Itinerary: Bergen, Norway, Florø - Molde, Norway, Kristiansund - Rørvik, Norway, Cross the Arctic Circle Brønnøysund - Svolvær, Norway, Stokmarknes - Skjervøy, Norway, Øksfjord - Berlevåg, No…

Includes: Exclusive rol cruise fares*, free trip if the northern lights don't appear*, uk's top agent for hurtigruten, explore the arctic with a range of excursions*


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A breathtaking spectacle


Embark on this bucket list experience that lights up the sky, while also discovering the impressive scenery that Norway has to offer.

Northern Lights of Norway

Northern Lights of Norway

Discover the Northern Lights with Hurtigruten

Discover the Northern Lights with Hurtigruten

The polar arctic Northern lights aurora borealis sky star in Norway Svalbard in Longyearbyen

The polar arctic Northern lights aurora borealis sky star in Norway Svalbard in Longyearbyen

Northern lights (aurora borealis) over Tromso, Norway

Northern lights (aurora borealis) over Tromso, Norway

To call them the ‘Northern Lights’ seems almost demeaning. The aurora borealis is Mother Nature’s most magical lightshow – more spectacular and breathtaking than anything you will ever encounter at a concert or theatrical performance. Blazing their beauty across an endless canvas of empty sky, the Lights glow luminous red and green in an ever-changing tapestry of textures that will alter your perspective on our world. Whether you choose to view them from shore or ship, you will marvel at the almost science fiction-like vortex of colours shifting and dancing across your eyes in a peacock display of shades that you will never want to end.


While some of us may have been fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of the aurora in the UK, this is a rare occurrence. For the best chance of seeing the lights, we recommend you head towards the Arctic Circle, with Norway and Iceland being top close-to-home destinations. Click here to find out more about where to see the Northern Lights to help you start planning your holiday. 

 


Taking a cruise to see the Northern Lights is a truly magical experience, and one that is high on many peoples’ bucket lists. As well as catching a glimpse of the dancing lights, many understandably also wish to capture the moment on camera. In countries close to the Arctic Circle, weather can change very rapidly, making it difficult to see the aurora through the clouds, let alone capture them. But with a little patience and planning, you can take a dreamy image of the lights to cherish forever. To help you to prepare to photograph the Northern Lights please take a look at our guide here