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Experience The Untouched Beauty of The Northwest Passage With Hurtigruten Expeditions

Updated: Mar 18, 2023

Follow in the footsteps of renowned explorers as you venture to the heart of the legendary Northwest Passage. Your Expedition Team will guide you on visits to local communities and help you learn more about the natural marvels all around you. There is a 100% chance of YAY's at every turn!

Hurtigruten Expeditions - The Northwest Passage
Hurtigruten Expeditions - The Northwest Passage

3 Reasons to Cruise with Hurtigruten Expeditions

1. Incredible Wildlife and landscapes: Walruses, whales and seals are just a few of the animals you will see on your expedition! All while surrounded by the most surreal landscapes that few will ever experience.

2. Small-Ship Experience: In 2019, Hurtigruten Expeditions added a brand new ship to its fleet: MS Roald Amundsen. The state-of-the-art vessel features new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology that will reduce fuel consumption and show the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible. Don't take my word for it! Check below for more information on MS Roald Amundsen!

3. Explore With Experts: Hurtigruten's expedition ships serve as the perfect platform for scientific research; with access to remote regions of the world and onboard experts, they can provide invaluable data to the scientific community—with help from their guests!

Guests are invited to participate in science activities, developing a greater understanding of the region in which they travel, becoming true ambassadors, and returning home to champion the protection of our planet's most fragile ecosystems.

Northwest Passage Expedition – In the Wake of Great Explorers
Northwest Passage Expedition – In the Wake of Great Explorers

Northwest Passage Expedition – In the Wake of Great Explorers

26 days

MS Roald Amundsen

Embark on this expedition cruise attempt to sail all through the fabled Northwest Passage from Alaska all the way to Greenland and Nova Scotia.


  • Overnight in Vancouver before the Expedition cruise including breakfast


  • Economy flight from Vancouver to Nome


  • Transfer from the hotel in Vancouver to the airport before the Expedition cruise

  • Transfer from the airport to the ship in Nome before the Expedition cruise

Expedition Cruise

  • A stay in a cabin of your choice

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages* in Restaurants Aune and Fredheim

  • À la carte Restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests

  • Complimentary tea and coffee

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board

  • Complimentary reusable water bottle

  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities on board and ashore

  • Range of included activities

Please note there is very limited Wi-Fi and phone signal in the remote areas we travel to and streaming is not supported.

*House beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water

Onboard Activities

  • In- depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team

  • Full use of our Science Center, extensive library and advanced biological and geological equipment

  • Citizen Science programme where you can assist with live scientific research

  • Photography tips and techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife from our onboard professional photographer

  • Use of ship's hot tubs, infinity pool, panoramic sauna, outdoor and indoor gyms, and running track

  • Informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings

Landing Activities

  • Escorted landings with small expedition boats

  • Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment for activities

  • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket

  • Expedition photographers on hand to assist you


  • All planned activities are subject to weather and ice conditions

  • Excursions and activities are subject to change

  • Please make sure you meet your entry and boarding requirements

  • No gratuities expected

MS Roald Amundsen

Named after the first man to cross Antarctica and to reach the South Pole, MS Roald Amundsen leads the way towards an even more sustainable way of travelling. The ship is specially constructed for voyages in polar waters. It serves as a comfortable base camp at sea – bringing adventurers from all over the world to the most spectacular destinations in the most sustainable way.

About the Ship

  • Year built 2019

  • Passenger capacity 528

  • Gross tonnage 20889 T

  • Length 140 m

  • Beam 23.6 m

  • Speed 15 knots

MS Roald Amundsen
MS Roald Amundsen

Valid until Jul 06, 2022

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