Hurtigruten Details Flagship Expedition Cruise for 2023

This week, Hurtigruten revealed a new flagship sailing for the 2023 time. Onboard the MS Roald Amundsen, the world’s initial battery hybrid expedition cruise ship, travellers will vacation along the Northwest Passage pursuing the footsteps of popular Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. The sailing departs August 18, 2023.

The Northwest Passage – In the Wake of the Wonderful Explorers” is a 26-day itinerary having expedition supporters from the Gold Rush town Nome, Alaska through the Bering Strait, Chukchi SeaBeaufort Sea and the Amundsen Gulf, in advance of arriving at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The onboard expedition crew incorporates professionals masking biology and wildlife, a specialist photographer, an archaeologist and a person or more Inuit cultural interpreters.

The MS Roald Amundsen will navigate the ice floes and islands of the stunning Northwest Passage, identified as just one of the most demanding stretches of water to navigate, while bringing to existence for visitors the nearby heritage and lifestyle of the surrounding place. The expedition team will decide on places along the route to arrange escorted landing, smaller boat cruising for onshore exploration, and opportunities to spot wildlife in all its all-natural habit from whales, seals and, on the unusual situation, polar bears.

MS Roald Amundsen

Internet hosting close to 500 visitors, MS Roald Amundsen is a battery hybrid-run expedition cruise ship. Specially created for expedition cruising, MS Roald Amundsen has a “revolutionary” battery hybrid propulsion system which, jointly with other green technologies, lowers gas intake and cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 20 percent.

Onboard, visitors can assume a comfortable environment in the public areas and personal cabins, together with multiple eating venues, together with dining establishments Aune, Fredheim and Lindstrøm serving Norwegian and Nordic custom, as effectively as worldwide delicacies and neighborhood inspiration.

Citizen Science

Attendees can feed their curiosity in the Science Center: Be part of fun talks, wildlife spotting and experiments with scientists and the expedition teams and assist add to analysis by means of Citizen Science initiatives about the entire world. The Middle is the heartbeat of MS Roald Amundsen, staffed by Hurtigruten’s expedition crew and packed with state-of-the-art technology and higher-tech gadgets. 


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