About MS Vesterålen

MS Vesterålen is named after the first Hurtigruten ship that sailed along Norway´s rugged coastline in 1893. She is one of our smaller boats and has an intimate on-board atmosphere.

MS Vesterålen is named after the first Hurtigruten ship to sail along Norway’s rugged coastline in 1893. She is one of our smaller ships and has an intimate on-board atmosphere.

MS Vesterålen will be refurbished at the end of 2019. All the common areas will get an upgrade, including the lounge and `Fyret´ bar. The refurbishment will take care to ensure that MS Vesterålen will continue to provide passengers with an authentic heritage experience.

Authentic heritage
MS Vesterålen provides passengers an authentic heritage experience. In its exciting programme you will learn more about the ship´s maritime operations, logistics and hotel operations. You will get an opportunity to get closer to the Hurtigruten operation and to learn more about the operation along the Norwegian coast. The programme includes the following:

Different topics every second day, related to Hurtigruten´s operations. Evening talks hosted by the ship´s tour leader, including interviews with different crew members who share their insights about work and life on board.
A short film and/or presentation during the evening talk programme about the engine room, bridge, galley, cargo deck, and more.
Practical courses within relevant topics, including “Learn to read and use marine charts” and “Make the Norwegian traditional dinner Fårikål”. Due to limited capacity, these courses are available for a fee and can be booked on board .
Operational and historical `points of interest´/ fun facts presented on deck along the sailing route.
Exhibition about Hurtigruten´s history, ship design and construction, route planning, navigational facts and operational development.
A logbook of the entire journey available for purchase at the end of the trip.
MS Vesterålen has bright, informal public areas and lounges throughout. The extensive on-board art collection adds an air of sophistication. The ship´s limited passenger capacity contributes to making a voyage aboard MS Vesterålen truly special.

Special features:
Panorama lounge
Smaller lounges in the front and back of the ship
Café
Restaurant
Shop
Conference facilities
Bar
Children’s play area
Wi-Fi
Fitness room
Lift
Car deck

Launched

1995

Tonnage

6,261

Length

354

Capacity

490

Cabin Types

suite

inside

outside

MS Vesterålen Cruises

Classic Voyage South: Kirkenes – Bergen

Experience the spectacular Norwegian coastline under the northern lights in winter or the midnight sun in summer. On our Classic Cruise South from Kirkenes to Bergen, we show you enchanting landscapes of fjords, mountains, waterfalls, and glaciers, combined with visits to historic cities and cozy coastal towns along the way. This is a cruise you will never forget.

From $2,107 /person

Classic Round Voyage: Bergen – Kirkenes – Bergen

The coast of Norway is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Discover the full range of this natural treasure on our 12-day roundtrip cruise. Call on 34 ports, sail world-famous fjords, and encounter unforgettable scenery all along the way. Learn from our complementary lectures and onboard activities led by our Hurtigruten guides and choose from 90 exciting optional excursions.

From $4,149 /person

Classic Round Voyage: Bergen – Kirkenes – Bergen

The coast of Norway is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Discover the full range of this natural treasure on our 12-day roundtrip cruise. Call on 34 ports, sail world-famous fjords, and encounter unforgettable scenery all along the way. Learn from our complementary lectures and onboard activities led by our Hurtigruten guides and choose from 90 exciting optional excursions.

From $4,149 /person

Classic Round Voyage: Bergen – Kirkenes – Bergen

The coast of Norway is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Discover the full range of this natural treasure on our 12-day roundtrip cruise. Call on 34 ports, sail world-famous fjords, and encounter unforgettable scenery all along the way. Learn from our complementary lectures and onboard activities led by our Hurtigruten guides and choose from 90 exciting optional excursions.

From $4,149 /person

Classic Voyage South: Kirkenes – Bergen

Experience the spectacular Norwegian coastline under the northern lights in winter or the midnight sun in summer. On our Classic Cruise South from Kirkenes to Bergen, we show you enchanting landscapes of fjords, mountains, waterfalls, and glaciers, combined with visits to historic cities and cozy coastal towns along the way. This is a cruise you will never forget.

From $2,334 /person

Classic Voyage South: Kirkenes – Bergen

Experience the spectacular Norwegian coastline under the northern lights in winter or the midnight sun in summer. On our Classic Cruise South from Kirkenes to Bergen, we show you enchanting landscapes of fjords, mountains, waterfalls, and glaciers, combined with visits to historic cities and cozy coastal towns along the way. This is a cruise you will never forget.

From $1,993 /person

Voyage of Discovery: Bergen – Kirkenes -Trondheim

Explore Norway from Hurtigruten while sailing through some of the most stunning coastal scenery on the planet. Go on an unforgettable cruise from the magnificent fjords of the south to the rugged Arctic wilderness of northern Norway, before ending your voyage in the medieval city of Trondheim.

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