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Tromso 9013, Norway
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a round trip Bergen , Kirkenes , Bergen with Midnatsol which is a 15 year old vessel , equipped with stabilizers. We had a cabin amidship on deck 3 , equipped with 2 portholes. Quiet cabin. We had a fantastic tour up there....More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Within a week of leaving Melbourne for Oslo my wife, friends and I were advised by the Hurtigruten company’s accredited agent that the cruise had been cancelled. After considerable effort we obtained a booking for 5 days, southbound only aboard Hurtigruten MV Richard With. Despite...More

3  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This Northern lights tour is disappointing, annoying and should definitively be avoided. We spent 3 wonderful days in Tromso and appreciated the landscapes and the activities. Above all, we loved the fishing experience with Kenneth and Jack (polar fishing experience, which I highly recommend) and...More

4  Thank Vdaban
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The ship in question is a Working ship so it is a no frills experience however what you lack in “frivolity” is so worthwhile. The husky sleigh ride is phenomenal and the ski mobile experience is the most memorable of all......to be taken out into...More

4  Thank lizboath
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Our trip was from 12th-23rd March 2018 on a cruise through Hurtigruten's 'Nordlys'. We were very blessed by beautiful weather on the trip north to Kirkeness and thus saw the Northern lights over a few nights. We loved every moment of our trip, even with...More

2  Thank mariebarltrop
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Took the 11 day cruise up the coast and back starting 14th march for quiet birthday treat All went well for several days the lights appeared plus the snow and food and accomadation was good Then about day 7 we were summoned to a meeting...More

1  Thank abryanpeach
Reviewed 19 April 2018

The cruise ship stayed in Alta for an overnight. As the tour for the northern light watching is just limited I decided to join the guest who are in the top deck of the ship waiting to see the northern light. On the first night...More

1  Thank Zhabrina
Reviewed 17 April 2018

A few weeks ago we returned from an amazing Hurtigruten voyage sailing on Polarlys North from Bergen to Kirkenes with a night in a Gamme Cabin (26th March to 1st April). We so enjoyed the Classic Round Voyage 4 years ago that we decided to...More

3  Thank Sunjo
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

First, please understand this is not a cruise, more a voyage on a ferry (we met people that were expecting a cruise ship!). We did the 12 day voyage including flights, on Finnmarken, but you can easily arrange flights yourself to Bergen which is where...More

11  Thank MrMrsW50
Reviewed 10 April 2018

My boyfriend and I did the classic Hurtigruten roundtrip voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes and back, and it was an experience that we will never forget. We sailed aboard MS Spitsbergen from 22 March 2018 - 2 April 2018. a beautiful ship, smaller than the...More

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10 June 2018|
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Response from Ageing_Fast | Reviewed this property |
I would support everything Roger said. My advice would be don’t get a low deck cabin! Read my review for info
24 April 2018|
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Response from Maryann L | Reviewed this property |
Free WiFi on cruises is the exception. There will probably be a charge. Don't count on free WiFi on excursions or ports. We found none and bought the WiFi on board.