MS Kong Harald has its own onboard Expedition Team and serves as a university at sea. Interesting lectures,presentations and activities inside the ship as well as out on the sun deck make this an exciting and educational journey. Topics depend on the season and the waters we sail in. The Expedition Team hosts a lecture and presentation program and evening gatherings daily. Out on deck you can participate in live points of interest to learn more about the nature, culture and other phenomena we encounter along the coast. In addition, the Expedition Team will introduce you to the uniquely Norwegian notion of “friluftsliv” (outdoor life), and encourages you take part in the various “friluftsliv” hikes and activities during the cruise.
Our dedicated Expedition Teams has one mission: to enhance your experience by engaging you and interpreting the nature, wildlife, and culture you encounter during the cruise. Read more about our Expedition Teams here.
Photo: Axel M. Mosler Dortmund, Schoen Marguerite – guest image and Kurt Schuhmacher – guest image
MS Kong Harald was refurbished in 2016 and now features a modern, Arctic-inspired interior. Onboard are three different restaurants, the Multe bakery and ice cream bar, a sauna and a fitness room. Out on deck you can enjoy the view from one of our two hot tubs. Fancy a drink? Visit our comfortable bar at the front of the ship. The vessel also has a large compass area with reception, the Expedition Team, a tour guide, conference room and shop.
The ship's bar is named after famous Norwegian polar pioneer Fridtjof Nansen, while explorer Roald Amundsen lends his name to the ship's café. The top deck of the boat features a sun deck, observation salon and panorama lounge, all of which provide splendid views of spectacular coastal scenery.
Photo: Lena Knutli, Agurtxane Concellon/Hurtigruten and Simon Skreddernes
- Expedition Team
- Refurbished in 2016
- Three restaurants
- Panoramic lounge
- Wi-Fi (for payment)
- Fitness room
- Conference room
- Car deck
- Hot tub