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MS Fridtjof Nansen

Why cruise on this ship?

MS Fridtjof Nansen is the latest addition to Hurtigruten’s fleet of custom built ships – and the next generation expedition ship. From 2020, she will explore∘ some of the most spectacular corners of the globe.

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Dining

MS Fridtjof Nansen's three restaurants will host a variety of dining options, with menus drawn from our rich Norwegian and Nordic tradition, as well as international cuisine and local inspiration.

Whether enjoying your meal at Aune Main Dining, Fredheim – the informal international meeting place, or the specialty restaurant Lindstrøm, you will indulge in low key yet refined, modern Norwegian Nordic cooking – where our honest and delicious cuisine reflects our destinations.

Aune Restaurant

Visiting 34 ports, Hurtigruten have an exceptional∘ opportunity to get fresh produce from local suppliers everyday. This means delicious new and fresh ingredients, both from coastal and inland areas. Whether enjoying your meal at Aune Main Dining, Fredheim – the informal international meeting place, or the specialty restaurant Lindstrøm, you will indulge in low key yet refined, modern Norwegian Nordic cooking – where our honest and delicious cuisine reflects our destinations.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Varies

Entertaining

An expedition cruise with Hurtigruten is rigged towards maximizing your experiences of the places we are going to. On days when we are not landing we encourage you to spend as much time as possible out on deck. Join our educational talks and lectures at different locations on board. A travel experience is often much richer if you have knowledge and understanding about the nature, wildlife, culture and history of your destination.

Our Expedition Team will make sure you are well prepared for the experiences ahead of you. They will also re-capitulate and answer questions in hindsight. You will not find bingo, arcade games and entertainment theatres often found on conventional cruise ships. Our aim is to get you closer to unique environments and to allow you to share the experience with your fellow travellers. Occasionally there may be some light entertainment on board in the evenings.

Shop

In our on board shop you can buy modern clothing suitable for Expedition cruis. Our Expedition Team will be happy to give you expert advice on how to dress properly in polar areas. We offer a great range of both warm and practical clothing, and we focus fabrics with natural fibres. We also offer souvenirs, handicrafts, and postcards. In addition, we also stock a small selection of soap, toothpaste and other personal effects.

Features

  • Shop

Enrichment

We offer a selection of excursions that can be pre-booked with only remaining places sold on board. We do advise that you book well in advance in order to avoid disappointment due to the excursion being fully booked. Please note that registration is binding and once on board the Expedition Team will advise you of booking deadlines for excursions still available.

Our excursions have English speaking guides unless otherwise indicated and other languages cannot be guaranteed. Excursions are subject to cancellation due to weather conditions and dependent on number of participants. All expedition shore landings and small boat cruising during our call in Antarctica are included the program. All excursions are subject to availability.

Along with the optional excursions available to book, the Expedition Team also arrange a variety of activities during the voyage. These will depend on location and season, but may include hiking, small boat cruising, kayaking, snowshoeing or camping. A limited amount of kayaking is available for booking prior to select voyages, but all other activities are booked on board and subject to availability.

Health and fitness

After a day of exploring new destinations, guests can relax and rejuvenate in the elegant Explorer Lounge, a large gym∘ and Wellness center, or enjoy the scenery and sunsets on the massive in- and outdoor Observation Decks∘ with the aft infinity pool and hot tubs as one of the highlights.

Kids and teens

There is no age restriction on our other destinations∘. For safety reasons, children under 12 years of age will be considered on each landing. It is entirely at the Captain’s discretion to allow children∘ on shore landings.

There is a playroom available for children.

Young Explorer is a complimentary, year-round programme∘ on selected Hurtigruten ships for curious and active youth aged 7-13 years of age.

Accommodation

Scandinavian materials∘ from nature, such as granite∘, oak, birch and wool will be used to create relaxed and stylish cabins∘ and public areas. All cabins are outside, 50 % will have private balconies, aft suites will feature private outdoor hot tubs with spectacular views.

Expedition Suite - XL suite with balcony

Extra Large Corner Suite with private balcony. Ship’s most spacious cabins with large windows, flexible sleeping arrangements, sofa bed, TV, minibar, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker.

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Whirlpool Bath
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Suite Benefits
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee Machine
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Expedition Suite - XL suite without balcony

Extra Large Corner Suite without balcony. Aft corner suite with sofabed, flexible sleeping arrangements, large windows, TV, minibar, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker.

Features

  • Double
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Coffee Machine
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Expedition Suite - Corner suite with balcony

Aft Corner Suite with private balcony and hot tub. Various sizes, large windows, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofa, TV, minibar, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker.

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Coffee Machine
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Expedition Suite - Large suite with balcony

Large Corner Suite with private balcony, flexible sleeping arrangements, sofabed, TV, minibar, bathrobe, kettle, espresso maker. Adapted for guests with wheelchair.

Features

  • Double
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Paid Mini Bar
  • TV
  • Coffee Machine
  • Hair Dryer

Expedition Suite - Suite with balcony

Suites with private balcony, different sizes, top-high decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV, minibar, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker.

Features

  • Double
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Paid Mini Bar
  • TV
  • Coffee Machine
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Expedition Suite - Corner suite

Corner cabin with large windows. Flexible sleeping arrangements, TV, minibar, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker. Without balcony.

Features

  • Double
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Coffee Machine
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Arctic Superior - Outside cabin on upper deck

High deck cabins with balcony. Spacious cabins, different sizes, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV, kettle, tea and coffee.

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee Machine
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Arctic Superior - Outside cabin on lower/middle deck

Large cabins without balcony. Lower/middle decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, sofabed, TV, kettle, tea and coffee.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Sofa Bed
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
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Arctic Superior - Outside cabin on upper deck

High deck cabins with balcony. Spacious cabins, different sizes, double bed, some with sofabed, TV, kettle, tea and coffee.

Features

  • Double
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Arctic Superior - Outside cabin on upper deck

High deck cabins with balcony. Spacious cabins, different sizes, double bed, some with sofabed, TV, kettle, tea and coffee.

Features

  • Double
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Coffee Machine
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
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Arctic Superior - Outside cabin with balcony

High deck cabins with balcony. Spacious cabins, different sizes, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV, kettle, tea and coffee. With limited view.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
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Arctic Superior - Outside cabin on middle deck

Large accessible cabins without balcony. Middle decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, TV, kettle, tea and coffee.

Features

  • Double
  • Shower
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
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Polar Outside - Outside cabin on lower/middle deck

Cabins on lower/middle decks. Double bed, TV.

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)
  • Coffee Machine
  • Hair Dryer
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Polar Outside (RR)

Larger cabins on middle decks. Most 20 square meters, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.

Features

  • Double
  • Twin
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • TV
  • Hair Dryer

Deck plans

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Deck 11

  • Running Track
  • Outdoor Gym
  • Observation Deck
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Deck 10

  • Explorer Lounge & Bar
  • Pool Deck
  • Pool Bar
  • Sauna
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Deck 9

  • Lindstrom Restaurant
  • Expedition Suites
  • Arctic Superior Cabins
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Deck 8

  • Expedition Suites
  • Arctic Superior Cabins
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Deck 7

  • Observation Deck
  • Fitness Center
  • Wellness Center
  • Expedition Suites
  • Arctic Superior Cabins
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Deck 6

  • Aune Main Dining
  • Fredheim Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Reception
  • Expedition Desk
  • Nansen Science Center
  • Lecture Halls
  • Library
  • Observation Deck
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Deck 5

  • Expedition Suites
  • Arctic Superior Cabins
  • Outside Cabins
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Deck 4

  • Gangway
  • Arctic Superior Cabins
  • Outside Cabins
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Deck 3

  • Expedition Launch
  • Medical Center