Northern Lights Expedition Cruise from Dover

Departure date
15 days

Cruise Overview

Enjoy a 15-day expedition cruise from Dover to see the Northern Lights and the Norwegian fjords.

Explore the Norwegian coast and see nature up close on an epic winter adventure under the Northern Lights. Sail with the assurance of our Northern Lights Promise.

Experience five days sailing among breathtaking scenery above the Arctic Circle, under the Auroral Zone.

15-day Northern Lights expedition cruise from Dover to Norway 

Aurora adventures 

Between October and March is the best time to see the Northern Lights. Spending five nights above the Arctic Circle offers even better odds of seeing one of nature’s most dazzling phenomena. It’s also the perfect time to enjoy a host of winter activities against the backdrop of Norway’s breathtaking scenery. 

Tradition and charm 

You'll cruise along enchanting Norwegian fjords visiting charming towns and cities, exploring up close and in comfort aboard MS Maud. Discover Norway's coastal communities and local culture with our Expedition Team. 


We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Departing Dover

Day 1

Norway bound

Day 2-3

Fjord side to mountain top in five

Day 4

Cruising towards the Arctic

Day 5

Idyllic island life

Day 6

On the lookout for the Northern Lights

Day 7

Gateway to the Arctic

Day 8

Historic Narvik

Day 9

Nordic expedition

Day 10-11

Beautiful Bergen

Day 12

Cosy Egersund

Day 13

Heading home

Day 14

Return to England

Day 15

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 14-day 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 leading activities on board and ashore 

  • Range of included activities 

*House beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water 

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

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 ongoing scientific research 

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

  • Use of ship's hot tubs, panoramic sauna and indoor gym 

  • Informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings 

Landing Activities 

  • Escorted landings with small expedition boats 

  • Trekking poles, head lamps and walking poles available if necessary 

  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket 

  • Expedition photographers on hand to assist you 


  • All planned activities are subject to weather conditions 

  • Excursions and activities are subject to change 

  • Please make sure you meet all entry and boarding requirements

  • No gratuities expected

What's not included

  • International flights 

  • Travel insurance 

  • Luggage handling 

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners 

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages