Alaska: Bringing you closer to the Extraordinary

With immense glaciers, deep fjords and vast stretches of wilderness, Alaska’s scenery alone never fails to impress visitors. Discover the rugged nature, rare wildlife, indigenous culture and rich history on an expedition cruise.
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Explore nature's epic wilderness

Alaska is a destination for true explorers. You'll discover the remains of the gold rush era in the fishing villages, abandoned towns and bustling harbours. Keep an eye out for the ocean's majestic giants, Humpback Whales and Orcas. And of course, the iconic brown bears which can be spotted along the coastline.

Our small expedition ships allow us to reach destinations that larger ships can't reach, taking you off the beaten track and uncovering true Alaskan wilderness. In true explorer style, we work with nature. changing our plans to seek out exciting opportunities and setting our course for adventure.

How will you get close to the extraordinary?

Rich wildlife

Bald eagle soaring over Homer, Alaska, USA.

Bald eagle soaring over Homer, Alaska, USA.

Local traditions and customs

Totem Pole in Sitka, Alaska

Totem Pole in Sitka, Alaska

MS Roald Amundsen, Canada - Photo Credit: Karsten Bidstrup

MS Roald Amundsen, Canada - Photo Credit: Karsten Bidstrup

Meet the fleet: MS Roald Amundsen

MS Roald Amundsen is the latest addition to the Hurtigruten fleet and at the forefront of environmentally sustainable hybrid technology - aimimg to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 20%. Showing the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible. Named after the first man to cross Antarctica and reach the South Pole, MS Roald Amundsen is specially constructed for voyages in polar waters. It serves as a comfortable basecamp at sea – bringing adventurers from all over the world to the most spectacular destinations in the most sustainable way.

People crossing a river on a bridge, Galapagos, Ecuador.
Photo: Davor Lovincic - Getty Images / Hurtigruten

People crossing a river on a bridge, Galapagos, Ecuador. Photo: Davor Lovincic - Getty Images / Hurtigruten

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