MS Roald Amundsen
8 days

Northeast US & Atlantic Canada – Fall Foliage Discovery (MS Roald Amundsen)

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
MS Roald Amundsen
8 days

Northeast US & Atlantic Canada – Fall Foliage Discovery (MS Roald Amundsen)

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Northeast U.S. and Atlantic Canada - Fall Foliage Discovery (MS Roald Amundsen)
  • Discover New England in fall colors
  • Experience the small-town charm of Nova Scotia and Maine
  • Enjoy walking and hiking opportunities
  • Sail into New York harbor past the Statue of Liberty
Summer view of houses and harbour at Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Itinerary

Join us for a special fall cruise along the scenic eastern seaboard of North America. Starting from Halifax, we sail south and visit charming towns and cities in Canada and New England, USA, all adorned in spectacular fall colors. We end our cruise by sailing into New York City harbor past the Statue of Liberty.
Day 1
Halifax, Canada - Embarkation
Vibrant Capital of Nova Scotia
Halifax seafront view
Historic Halifax.

The native Mi'kmaq people have been in the Halifax area for millennia, while modern Halifax was founded in 1749 by the British. Today, it offers rich culture and places of great natural beauty, such as Peggy’s Cove.  Spend some time exploring before embarking on MS Roald Amundsen.

Halifax seafront view
Historic Halifax.
Peggy´s Cove Lighthouse in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Peggy´s Cove Lighthouse in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Lighthouse in Nova Scotia
The historic Cape Forchu Lighthouse has welcomed visitors to Nova Scotia for over 175 years.
Day 2
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - Full Day
Historic Beauty and Lighthouses
Lighthouse in Nova Scotia
The historic Cape Forchu Lighthouse has welcomed visitors to Nova Scotia for over 175 years.

A lovely historic town built on shipbuilding and trade, Yarmouth features fine Victorian homes, museums, churches, wharfs and other hidden gems. Explore the town, meet the friendly locals and sample some of the freshest seafood in the world. The area around the Cape Forchu lighthouse offers stunning seaside walking trails.

Day 3
Eastport, Maine - Full Day
Easternmost City in the USA
Sea urchin, Eastport, Maine
Sea urchin, Eastport, Maine
Photo: Chelsea Claus

We sail into the historic waterfront of cozy Eastport on Moose Island. The native Passamaquoddy tribe has called the area home for millenia. In 1833, Eastport became the second-largest trading port, after New York. Stroll the town or join us for an optional hike or day on the water here.

Sea urchin, Eastport, Maine
Sea urchin, Eastport, Maine
Photo: Chelsea Claus
Aerial view of Bar Harbor in autumn, Maine
Aerial view of Bar Harbor in autumn, Maine
Sunset over Acadia National Park, Maine
Sunset over Acadia National Park, Maine
Beautiful fall colours in Acadia National Park, Maine
Beautiful fall colors in Acadia National Park, Maine
Day 4
Bar Harbor, Maine - Full Day
When in Maine…
Sunset over Acadia National Park, Maine
Sunset over Acadia National Park, Maine

There is a special mystique to Bar Harbor. Surrounded by the stunning Acadia National Park, sparkling with fall colors and perched on the edge of the sea, this little community offers tons of charm. Bar Harbor is the artistic, culinary, and social center in this lovely part of New England.

Day 5
Rockland, Maine - Full Day
Small Town Charm
The Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse in summer, Maine
The Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse in summer, Maine.

Next, we visit Rockland, a beautiful coastal town situated alongside Penobscot Bay. Rockland is known for its lobster-fishing industry and deep harbor, dotted with hundreds of inlets and coves. Downtown Rockland features historic homes and charming shops as well as a fine art museum and the famed Wyeth Center.

The Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse in summer, Maine
The Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse in summer, Maine.
Maine lobster, Bar Harbor
Maine lobster, Bar Harbor.
Private houses along Cape Cod Channel, Bourne, Maine
Private houses along Cape Cod Channel, Bourne, Maine.
Photo: Chelsea Claus
View of Provincetown from Pilgrim Monument
View of Provincetown from Pilgrim Monument.
Day 6
Provincetown, Massachusetts - Full Day
Beaches of Cape Cod
Private houses along Cape Cod Channel, Bourne, Maine
Private houses along Cape Cod Channel, Bourne, Maine.
Photo: Chelsea Claus

Colorful Provincetown is situated on the extreme tip of Cape Cod peninsula and surrounded by beaches. In 1620, the pilgrims aboard the Mayflower set anchor in what is today Provincetown Harbor. Its historic maritime character and art scene attracts visitors all year round.

Day 7
Newport, Rhode Island - Full Day
The Ocean State
Bannister's Wharf in Newport, Rhode Island
Bannister's Wharf in Newport, Rhode Island.
Photo: Julian Colton

Newport is considered a jewel in the coastal crown of New England. It is home to spectacular coastal scenery, awe-inspiring architecture, a thriving waterfront and welcoming hospitality. Discover Newport’s downtown and walk along iconic Ocean Drive, discover colonial architecture or explore the tunnels at Fort Adams – America’s largest coastal fortification.

Bannister's Wharf in Newport, Rhode Island
Bannister's Wharf in Newport, Rhode Island.
Photo: Julian Colton
Sunset cliff walk, Newport, Rhode Island
Sunset cliff walk, Newport, Rhode Island.
Photo: Giorgio Galeotti
View of Manhattan from the Staten Island ferry
View of Manhattan from the Staten Island ferry
Photo: Camille Seaman
View of the Statue of Liberty, New York City
View of the Statue of Liberty, New York City
Photo: Camille Seaman
Day 8
New York - Disembarkation
Hudson River, Statue of Liberty and Manhattan
View of Manhattan from the Staten Island ferry
View of Manhattan from the Staten Island ferry
Photo: Camille Seaman

Early in the morning, we sail into Manhattan, passing by the iconic Statue of Liberty. Enjoy the skyline of this legendary metropolis, before it is time to say farewell. We recommend staying a few days in the city that never sleeps to get even more out your vacation.

Hurtigruten offers unique expedition cruises to some of the most remote and pristine waters of the world. As with all expeditions; nature prevails. Weather, and ice and sea conditions, sets the final framework for all Hurtigruten’s operations. Safety and unparalleled guest experiences are at all times our top priorities. All our indicative itineraries are continuously evaluated for adaptions, whether this is due to constraints the elements unexpectedly presents – or exciting possibilities nature and wildlife offer. That is why we call it an expedition.
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What's Included

Included in Your Expedition

  • Hurtigruten expedition cruise in the cabin grade of your choice

EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR AN ADVENTURE

  • rich program of included activities on all cruises designed to immerse you in the destinations you visit, including onshore exploration with the expedition team  
  • Professional English-speaking expedition team - an international handpicked team of highly educated experts of various academic fields with profound knowledge of the region we sail in  
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant jacket
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and equipment needed for optional and included activities 

ENGAGING ONBOARD ACTIVITIES AND EDUCATION

  • In-depth lectures on science, history, biology, geography, geology or culture that provide context to your voyage and help you understand the destinations you will experience  
  • Explorer Science program, with educational and Citizen Science activities that let you learn about the sights you’ll see while contributing to research
  • Introductory photo lecture, including camera adjustments and tips and tricks
  • Photos and film/video footage from the voyage shared in the Expedition Logbook
  • Casual opportunities to engage with the expedition team and other guests, including a welcome event, daily gatherings to recap the day and prepare for the day to come
  • Opportunities to dine and interact with the expedition team and officers  
  • Destination-focused onboard library  
  • Port presentations providing destination insight
  • farewell event  

PREMIUM ONBOARD COMFORT

  • All meals including beverages (beer and wine, sodas and mineral water in all ship restaurants)
  • Coffee and tea included throughout the day
  • Early riser and afternoon treat offered in addition to breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Fredheim restaurant meals included 
  • A la carte restaurant (only for suite guests) 
  • Gym, outdoor hot tubs and sauna with windows
  • Rejuvenating wellness areas with separate treatment rooms, infinity pool, outdoor gym, running track 
  • Free Wi-fi onboard for all guests. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
  • No gratuities expected   

Not Included In Your Expedition

  • International flights  
  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners 
  • Travel protection plan
  • Luggage handling  

Notes

  • Visa for USA (ESTA) and Canada (ETA) - for details please see Visa information in Entry Requirements
MS Roald Amundsen
Science Center
Photo: Agurtxane Concellon
A small boat in a large body of water

Your Ship

MS Roald Amundsen

Year built 2019
Shipyard Kleven Yards
Passenger capacity 530 (500 in Antarctica)
Gross tonnage 20 889 T
Length 140 m
Beam 23,6 m
Speed 15 knots
MS Roald Amundsen

In 2019, Hurtigruten added a brand new ship to its fleet: the 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.

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Aune Restaurant, MS Roald Amundsen
Photo: Espen Mills
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