Winter Voyage North

A unique 6-night cruise north along the dramatic Norwegian coast from Bergen to Kirkenes in winter in search of the Northern Lights

Fly Cruise
6 nights

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Your fascinating journey commences in Bergen, with a leisurely voyage north. Observe the sky for a chance to see the magical Aurora Borealis as you cruise to the Art Nouveau town of Alesund.

Explore Trondheim with its colourful houses and Gothic cathedral before crossing the Arctic Circle and reaching the legendary Lofoten Islands.

At Svolvaer, enjoy an after dinner stroll or perhaps visit the world's first Ice Gallery 'Magic Ice' which with dramatically lit ice sculptures and music before cruising to Norway's Arctic capital, Tromsø where you can enjoy a number of optional excursions including dog sledging.

In Honningsvåg you can join an excursion to mainland Europe’s most northerly point, the North Cape before cruising to Kirkenes.

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Winter Voyage North Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Bergen (Norway)

Fly from the UK to Bergen and embark your ship. (D)

Day 2 - Alesund

After making several brief night time calls along the unspoilt coastline, you reach the delightful town of Ålesund, where you have time to explore this fascinating location, which was completely rebuilt in Art Nouveau style having being destroyed by a fire in 1904. Leaving Ålesund you head north towards Trondheim. (B,L, D)

Day 3 - Trondheim

Arriving in Trondheim in the early morning, there is time to explore Norway's former capital, with its brightly painted buildngs and the impressive 14th century Nidaros Cathedral.(B,L, D)

Day 4 - Arctic Circle and Lofoten Islands

Crossing the Arctic you reach the legendary Lofoten Islands. There is time for an after dinner stroll in Svolvaer and perhaps visit the world's first Ice Gallery, 'Magic Ice'.(B,L, D)

Day 5 - Tromsø

Following a relaxing morning on board we arrive in Tromsø, Norways Arctic Capital, a great place to see the Northern Lights and soak up life high above the Arctic Circle. This is an ideal location to gain a real taste of the Arctic by joining an optional dog sledging excursion, a truly exhilarating experience. (B,L, D)

Day 6 - Honningsvåg

After an early call in Hammerfest, we arrive in Honningsvåg, the portal to the wonders of the spectaclar North Cape, mainland Europe's most northerly point. In the evening you will call at Køllefjord where there is the option of joining the thrilling snowmobile excursion. (B,L, D)

Day 7 - Kirkenes - UK

The vistas and sea life become more dramatic as you approach Kirkenes, just a few kilometers from the Russian border and the Sami communities of Northern Finland. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

Key: B - Breakfast; D - Dinner

Price Includes

  • 6 nights voyage in a twin cabin in a selected grade of your choice on a full board basis
  • Return flights from the UK and all overseas transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions

Additional Information

  • Optional Excursions:
  • 2C - Art Nouveau Walk - Level 2 from £82pp (available 2 Nov to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 2D Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium and Mount Alaska - Level 2 from £82pp (available 2 Nov to 31 Mar)
  • 2F - A Taste of Norway - Level 1 from £102pp (available 1 Oct to 1 Nov)
  • 2G - Mountain Hike in the Hjorundfjord - Level 4 from £82pp (available 1 Oct to 1 Nov)
  • 2H - Hike with a Visit to a Shieling - Level 3 from £92pp (available 1 Oct to 1 Nov)
  • 3B - Trondheim with Nidaros Cathedral - Level 1 from £82pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 3D - Trondheim City Walk - Level 2 from £82pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 3G - Kayaking on the River Nid - Level 4 from £108pp (available 1 to 31 Oct)
  • 3I - The Northernmost Tram Ride - Level 1 from £102pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 4C - Experience Bodo and Saltstraumen - Level 2 from £82pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 4D - RIB Safari to Saltstraumen - Level 3 from £143pp (available 1 Oct to 3 Nov)
  • 4E - Meet the Vikings - Level 1 from £143pp (available 4 Nov to 31 Mar)
  • 4H - Lofotpils Brewery - Level 1 from £40pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 5A - Arctic Capital Tromso - Level 1 from £134pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 5B - Dog Sledding - Level 3 from £250pp (available 5 Nov to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 5C - Scenery and Huskies - Level 1 from £92pp (available 1 Oct to 4 Nov)
  • 5D - Polar History Walk - Level 2 from £82pp (available 5 Nov to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 5M - Cross Country Skiing - Level 4 from £133pp (available 1 Dec to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 5N - Snowshoeing in Tromso - Level 4 from £133pp (available 1 Dec to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 5O - Sami Adventure in Tromso - Level 3 3 from £185pp (available 15 Dec to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 6A - The North Cape - Level 1 from £149pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 6D - Snowmobile Trip - Level 3 from £294pp (available 6 Dec to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 6E - Sami Autumn - Level 1 from £102pp (available 1 Oct to 5 Nov)
  • 6F - North Cape (Platinum Exclusive) - Level 1 from £268pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 6H - Fishing Village Visit - Level 2 from £102pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 7A - The Russian Border - Level 1 from £102pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 7C - Snowmobile Safari - Level 2 from £180pp (available 15 Dec to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 7D - Kirkenes Snowhotel - Level 2 from £82pp (available 20 Dec to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 7F - Husky Sledge Adventure - Level 3 from £191pp (available 1 Nov to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 7H - King Crab Expedition - Level 3 from £195pp (available 1 Oct to 15 Nov)
  • 7J - Dog Sledding (Platinum Exclusive) from £340pp (available 7 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • Due to excursion timings you will be unable to combine all options. Some excursions are only available on selected dates
Departure DatesFare CategoryExclusive Blue Water
Price From
1 Oct - 14 Oct 2018Basic£1165
Select£1343
Platinum£2983
15 Oct - 31 Oct 2018Basic£1109
Select£1274
Platinum£2793
1 Nov - 14 Dec 2018Basic£1022
Select£1166
Platinum£2497
15 Dec - 31 Dec 2018Basic£1248
Select£1445
Platinum£3261
1 Jan - 31 Jan 2019Basic£1053
Select£1204
Platinum£2601
1 Feb - 14 Mar 2019Basic£1148
Select£1321
Platinum£2923
15 Mar - 31 Mar 2019Basic£1148
Select£1321
Platinum£2923
Prices are based on two passengers sharing a cabin.
Cruise only prices available on request - please contact us for details
This cruise departs daily, all year round
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