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Norway Cruises

Norway’s wild and dramatic coastline is made for expedition-style adventure. Sailing here for almost 130 years, we’re the experts, and will show you both its highlights and its hidden gems.

Norway Expedition Cruises

Join us as we cruise the coast of Arctic Norway during the winter. This is the land of the Northern Lights, and your Expedition Team will take you to visit the best places and share some of our favourite things to do in Norway. You’ll actively explore Norway’s captivating mix of nature, history, culture and wildlife.

Norway expedition cruises

The coast of Norway is full of surprises, from epic fjords and towering mountains to lonely islands and beautiful fishing villages. And the best way to see it all is on an HX expedition cruise.

Activities in Norway

  • Enjoy expedition-style included activities and bespoke experiences like guided walking tours, beach bonfires, hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, wildlife watching and polar plunging.

  • Your Expedition Team will guide you on hikes, and landings, give lectures on science, history and nature, and help with photography tips.

Wildlife in Norway

Look out for whales, seabirds, eagles, reindeer and arctic foxes on your expedition cruise.

Outstanding beauty

Visit spectacular fjord landscapes, jagged mountain peaks, and some of Europe’s prettiest villages on our Norway cruises.

Cruising off the coast of Stornoway, Scotland. Photo: Tom Woodstock / Ultrasharp

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Natural phenomena

Above the Arctic Circle, you’ll have a greater chance of seeing the Northern Lights illuminate Norway’s skies in winter. This is the time of year when Norway is bathed in soft light and the snowy landscapes glimmer under starlight.

Activities in Norway

In every season, the Norwegian coast has something to offer. Discover wonderful wildlife, historic landmarks and local culture through a range of included and optional activities. You can also choose more active adventure from kayaking, hiking, and wildlife watching in summer to dogsledding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing in winter. We’ll help you get the most out of your experience in Norway.

Fjærland: Understanding Norway’s Glaciers

Join a fascinating excursion to the glacier Jostedalsbreen and visit the interactive Norwegian Glacier Museum.

The Romsdal Gondola

Enjoy a scenic sightseeing tour of this beautiful fjord landscape, from deep in the Romsdalen Valley to high up in Nesaksla Mountain.

Reine - The Fishing Village of Å

Located at the western tip of the archipelago, Å is a unique historical attraction. Here, you’ll find one of the best preserved old fishing villages in Norway, offering a variety of opportunities to experience life in the Lofoten fisheries through the last 250 years.

* Please note that these are optional activities; an additional cost may apply.

Rare wildlife

Norway is a place where you can see whales, dolphins and many seabirds. The best time for spotting whales above the Arctic Circle is in January.

Wildlife in Norway

From the White-tailed Eagles above, to the nomadic reindeer on land and whales along the coast, Norway is home to a wealth of wildlife. In winter, humpbacks and orcas can be spotted in the waters north of Tromsø. From late May to mid-September, spot sperm and minke whales, and see 15 different bird-of-prey species including falcons, osprey and buzzards.

Year-round activities

The Expedition Team will guide you on your discovery of the Norwegian fjords and the coast, taking you out on hikes and shore landings. They’ll help to enhance your experience through talks and lectures on a diverse range of subjects such as Norwegian culture, history, food, wildlife and science.

Expedition Team Norway

Your Expedition Team is made up of a group of hand-picked experts – and nobody knows Norway better than they do. They’ll accompany you on adventures and illuminate your mind through lectures and demos. They may even entertain you along the way!

Expedition Ships to Norway

These smaller, comfortable expedition ships are ideal for navigating the Norwegian fjords and exploring closer to shore.

Supporting the community

When you travel with us, you’ll also be supporting local communities. The HX Foundation contributes to restoration projects in Norway, such as the upgrading of the North Cape Steps and the replenishment of the native underwater kelp forests along the coast.

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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