970 Passengers (970 with upper beds)
Hurtigruten is a traditional norwegian cruise line. Since 1893 it is active in the mailboat service along the norwegian fjord coast. Every day one of the 11 mailboats starts in Bergen to the 12 day post ship route. Meanwhile Hurtigruten also offers exciting expedition cruises through South America, the Antarctica and lots of other destinations. They always focus on sustainability, that's why the ships all sail with sustainable fuel and they don't want to pollute the environment in which they sail. Rubbish collecting is only one of the interesting shore excursions.
The Midnatsol, english 'midnight sun', is since 2016 in dependece on the arctic summer. It cruises from May to September along the norwegian coast and is the rest of the year responsible for expedition cruises around the world. The Midnatsol is colorful equipped and displays the sunny and warm climate of Norway. The modern interior design with the ecological profile is based on domestic products and was introduced in the norwegian tv documentation 'Hurtigruten 365'. The most important characteristic is the sun terrace and the jacuzzi on deck 9. Additionally, the ship offers a large and two-storied panoramic lounge above the bug. The Midnatsol is equipped with a high technology and therefore perfectly fit for expeditions in the Antarctic. Also on the Midnatsol, Hurtigruten offers you a professional experts team on board, which enables you to experience your cruise as intensive as possible. Nature, Culture and Wildlife are brought to you by them.
- Built in: 2003
- Length: 135,75 m
- Speed: 15 Knoten
- Tonnage: 16151 BRZ
- Passengers: 970
As the first cruise line Hurtigruten has banned all single-use plastic from its fleed. These things, e. g. straws oder plastic bags will be replaced by paper or other biological disposable material.
Atmosphere on board the Midnatsol
Thanks to the expedition team on board, the Midnatsol acts like a university at sea. Interesting presentations and evening events are held and create the cruise exciting and educational. In the panoramic lounge, you can enjoy the wonderful panorama and savor a drink at the bar in the evening. For withdrawing you can go to the library, the whirlpool or the sauna. On board real explorers feel welcome who like to experience new things and are interested in the environment around them. The scanidiavian interior in the many public areas do create a cosy atmosphere even on rainy days.
On board there is a main restaurant and an a la carte restaurant. In both you can eat incredibly delicious food and find new strength after exciting expeditions.
Entertainment, Sports & Relaxation
In the wellness centre you can relax after an exciting day or dive into the pool and warm up in the sauna from which you can look outside. The panoramic lounge is the perfect place to observate the surrounding landscape.
The Midnatsol is the perfect ship for explorer and traveller who like to enjoy Norway very closely. Who is interested in nature and landscapes is right on board this ship.
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