May 19, 2024

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Hurtigruten Details Flagship Expedition Cruise for 2023

This week, Hurtigruten revealed a new flagship sailing for the 2023 season. Onboard the MS Roald Amundsen, the world’s initial battery hybrid expedition cruise ship, passengers will travel together the Northwest Passage pursuing the footsteps of popular Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. The sailing departs August 18, 2023.

The Northwest Passage – In the Wake of the Wonderful Explorers” is a 26-day itinerary getting expedition supporters from the Gold Rush town Nome, Alaska through the Bering Strait, Chukchi SeaBeaufort Sea and the Amundsen Gulf, just before arriving at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The onboard expedition staff includes professionals masking biology and wildlife, a skilled photographer, an archaeologist and just one or much more Inuit cultural interpreters.

The MS Roald Amundsen will navigate the ice floes and islands of the beautiful Northwest Passage, acknowledged as one of the most tough stretches of water to navigate, while bringing to lifetime for friends the local history and lifestyle of the surrounding space. The expedition workforce will pick out locations alongside the route to arrange escorted landing, tiny boat cruising for onshore exploration, and prospects to location wildlife in all its purely natural routine from whales, seals and, on the uncommon celebration, polar bears.

MS Roald Amundsen

Internet hosting all over 500 friends, MS Roald Amundsen is a battery hybrid-powered expedition cruise ship. Particularly designed for expedition cruising, MS Roald Amundsen has a “revolutionary” battery hybrid propulsion system which, together with other green technology, reduces gas usage and cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 20 per cent.

Onboard, visitors can be expecting a relaxed natural environment in the public areas and own cabins, alongside with numerous eating venues, like dining establishments Aune, Fredheim and Lindstrøm serving Norwegian and Nordic tradition, as properly as worldwide cuisine and area inspiration.

Citizen Science

Company can feed their curiosity in the Science Center: Join fun talks, wildlife spotting and experiments with researchers and the expedition teams and enable lead to research by Citizen Science assignments all over the entire world. The Center is the heartbeat of MS Roald Amundsen, staffed by Hurtigruten’s expedition group and packed with state-of-the-art technology and high-tech gadgets. 


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