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The Ultimate Winter Expedition Cruise from Dover

Price from £4,999
£4,499

Departure date
November 17, 2022
Duration
22 days

An Arctic adventure of authentic experiences and the Aurora

  • 22-day expedition cruise from Dover, England to the Norwegian fjords and Arctic Norway, with great chances to see the Northern Lights .

  • Visit UNESCO sites Bryggen and Hjørundfjorden in Norway, and see UNESCO-protected townhouses along the Grachtengordel canals.

  • Meet local communities in hidden idyllic spots only can reach, and keep an eye out for the wildlife – especially Tromsø’s humpback whales.

Nature's winter wonderland

Our Norwegian cruise takes us on a quest to see the Northern Lights. With more than ten days above the Arctic Circle, the chances of experiencing this cosmic phenomenon are as good as they get. Join optional snowshoeing, kayaking and hiking expeditions, surrounded by natural wonders and meeting local communities along the way.

Off the beaten track

Visit beautiful cities, towns and villages in the Netherlands and Norway, as well as incredible landscapes and unforgettable blue fjords. Thanks to the smaller size of our cruise ship, you’ll visit places few others ever see.

What's Included

Onboard activities

Landing activities


Route overview

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

Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent.

Day 1

Departure from Dover

Ship at sea, out on deck watching sea birds.

Day 3

Norway bound

Day 4

City of Seven Mountains

Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in Norway

Day 5

The longest fjord in Norway

People in red jackets talking to fishers.

Day 6

Exceptional natural beauty

Trøndelag Folk Museum

Day 7

‘Kos’ and ‘friluftsliv’ combined

Svolvær on a sunny winter day. Houses next to the sea and snow-covered mountains in the background.

Day 8

Enchantment in the Lofoten Islands

One person standing on ice, ice fishing in the dark. Northern lights in the sky.

Day 9

The Battle of Narvik

Vesterålen, snow and ice covered mountains.

Day 10

Go hiking in Vesterålen

Tromsø by night, with northern lights in the sky.

Day 11

Tromsø the Arctic Gateway

North Cape in winter.

Day 12

The North Cape

The Northern Lights Cathedral in Alta by night, with northern lights in the sky.

Day 13

The City of the Northern Lights

Person standing on a beach at night, snow-covered mountains in the background and Northern Lights in the sky.

Day 14

Microcosm of Norway

Reine in Lofoten by night.

Day 15

Idyllic island life

People in red jackets standing on outside deck.

Day 16

Southbound across the Arctic Circle

Nordfjord in winter from above, sky lift to the right.

Day 17

Fjordside to mountain top in five

Wooden houses next to the waterside at Kalvåg.

Day 18

The hidden ‘Frozen Bay’

Sword statue in Stavanger next to the waterside.

Day 19

Exploring Norwegian heritage

Three people sitting in the Science Centre looking at a camera.

Day 20

Headed home

Amsterdam at night

Day 21

The city where the land meets the sea

The castle in Dover.

Day 22

Arrival in Dover

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Programmes

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

Photo Credit: Espen Mills

Onboard Science Programme

Our Science Programme has one goal: to increase your curiosity, knowledge and interest of the areas you are sailing to.

Young Explorers Programme

Welcome all young explorers