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The Northern Lights Hunter

Tromso 9013, Norway
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Tromso 9013, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

1  Thank lizboath
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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

1  Thank Sunjo
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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

8  Thank MrMrsW50
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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

7  Thank Instash
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Given the intermittent and weather-reliant nature of this phenomenon, be ready to be disappointed if it is not the "right" time. Therefore, I would recommend to do this independently, if you have the right car to. You can drive out to the parking lots of...More

Thank jmlcamacho
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Cabin number 504 Select package Firstly we would like to say how much we enjoyed the actual voyage, the scenery and the 4 nights of seeing the Northern lights , but we did have problems onboard the Polarlys Cabin We have attached pictures of the...More

3  Thank pblattimore60
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This was a 12 day coastal gorge on ms polarys hurtigurten ship bergen kirkiness bergen over 4000km This is a spectular winter scenic journeybwith many shore excursions most days when in port.while this journey is similar to a cruise it differs because this also a...More

1  Thank Cloneygiant
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Tassylass
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.
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Dingus
4 March 2018|
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Response from B0ring0ldfart | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I don't know to whom your question is directed at, but allow me to answer. The Northern Lights are a constant phenomenon in the upper atmosphere, but come Spring/Summer in the high northern latitudes, the almost... More
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Nicola W
25 February 2018|
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Response from Ageing_Fast | Reviewed this property |
There are many outdoor clothing shops, we used a large outlet called Winfield near Bury. The main thing I think is to get what you need in the near future as our winter ends and all the sales are on. We bought all our gear 9... More
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