Northern Lights Expedition Cruise from Dover

Price from $7,436
$5,577

Departure Dates
6 departures between Sep 2024 and Dec 2024
Duration
14 days

Cruise Overview

Experience five magical nights above the Arctic Circle, visiting beautiful coastal destinations including Tromsø, Lofoten, and Narvik along the way.

15-day Northern Lights expedition cruise from Dover to Norway

Aurora adventures

From October to 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 the perfect time to enjoy a host of winter activities against the backdrop of Norway’s breathtaking scenery.

Tradition and charm

Cruise along enchanting Norwegian fjords and visit charming towns and cities, up-close and in comfort aboard MS Maud. Discover Norway’s coastal communities and local culture with our Expedition Team.

Itinerary

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

Setting off from the White Cliffs 

Day 1

Norway bound 

Day 2-3

Views from Mount Hoven 

Day 4

Towards the Arctic Circle 

Day 5

Idyllic Lofoten 

Day 6

Arctic Alta, Aurora city 

Day 7

Tromsø, the Arctic gateway 

Day 8

Historic Narvik

Day 9

Expedition days 

Day 10-11

Beautiful Bergen

Day 12

Cozy Egersund

Day 13

Homeward bound 

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

  • Stay in a cabin of your choice

  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages* in the Aune and Fredheim restaurants

  • Fine-dining À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests

  • Complimentary tea and coffee

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board†

  • Complimentary reusable water bottle

  • The English-speaking Expedition Team leads activities on board and ashore.

  • Range of included activities

*House beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water

†Please note that Wi-Fi and phone reception are very limited in the remote areas where we travel, 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

  • The Citizen Science Program allows guests to contribute to ongoing scientific research projects.

  • Our onboard professional photographer will give photography tips and teach techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife photos.

  • The ship has hot tubs, a panoramic sauna, and an indoor gym.

  • Join informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings.

Landing activities

  • Escorted landings with small boats (RIBs)

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

  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket

  • Expedition photographers will be on hand to assist you.

Notes

  • All planned activities are subject to weather conditions

  • Excursions and activities are subject to change

  • Please ensure you can meet all entry and boarding requirements

  • No gratuities are expected

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What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel protection

  • Baggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

Ships on this expedition

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