590 Passengers (590 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 Nordlys is named after the spectacular northern lights and has its furniture inspired from them. It was built in 1995 and gets redecorated in 2019. It offers place for up to 590 crusaders. For your entertainment, there are large panoramic salons with great views, a restaurant, a bar, a fitness room with a sauna and much more. And also on the Nordlys is a motivated expedition team, which offers daily presentations and evening events.
- Built in: 1994
- Length: 121,8 m
- Speed: 18 Knots
- Tonnage: 11204 BRZ
- Passengers: 590
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 baord the Nordlys
To create your cruise interesting, there is a sauna, a fitness room, a whirlpool and an expedition team on board. On the car deck you can park your car whilst the cruise. Real explorer feel welcome and those who linek to experience new things. The scandinavian interior makes you feel cosy even on rainy days and creates an atmosphere which will make you never want to leave the ship again.
There are two restaurants, the main restaurant 'Torget' and the a la carte restaurant 'Kysten Fine Dining'. It serves innovative dishes based on high-quality, local and fresh seafood. Besides dinner even for lunch there are corresponding lunch options. Additional to that, there is the popular Hurtigruten Multe bakery and icebar.
Entertainment, Sports & Relaxation
You can enjoy the unqiue view from the explorer lounge and the panoramic bar. Here you have a perfect view on the northern lights, the midnight sun and the wildlife. The activity centre is the main quarter of the experts on board. After an exciting day of shore excursions you can relax in the sauna or the outside whirlpools.
The Nordlys is the perfect ship for traveller who like to go on adventures along the norwegian post ship route. Perfect for those who are interested in landscapes and nature.
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