335 Passengers (335 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 Spitsbergen has its name from the 'crown of the arctic Norway', the Svalbard Archipel Spitzbergen. It cruises from September to May along the norwegian coast and is the rest of the year on expedition cruises around the world. It was 2016 redecorated and can take up to 335 passengers in Norway and 243 passengers on international routes. On board there is an explorer bar, a panoramic lounge, a 'brygga' bistro, a shop, a fitness room with a sauna and a jacuzzi. Besides that, you can let your clothes get cleaned in the laundromat and use the outside bar for events on deck 7 and 8.
- Built in: 2009
- Length: 100,54 m
- Speed: 16 Knots
- Tonnage: 7025 BRZ
- Passengers: 335
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 Spitsbergen
To create your cruise interesting, there is a sauna, a fitness room, a whirlpool and an expedition team on board. In the Explorer Lounge you can exchange your experiences with the experts and other cruise guests or just enjoy the view of the landscapes. On deck 7 and 8 there is an outside bar for Events and you can use the sauna, pool and whirlpool. Also a washing salon is available. 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.
In the Brygga Bistro Im Brygga bistro you can get snacks and the restaurant is called 'Torget' , which serves delicious meals.
Entertainment, Sports & Relaxation
For you entertainment, the experts team on board provides you with knowledge about nature and the landscapes and is there if you have questions. For relaxation you can use the whirlpool and the sauna and the fitness room is also always available for you.
The Spitsbergen 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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