MS Spitsbergen

MS Spitsbergen will take you on a voyage beyond the ordinary. She cruises along the Norwegian coast from September to May, and becomes part of our global Expedition sailings during the rest of the year. MS Spitsbergen is named after the crown jewel of Arctic Norway – the Svalbard archipelago and its biggest island, Spitsbergen. Hurtigruten has a long history of travelling to Spitsbergen, beginning in 1896 with the `Sports Route´. MS Spitsbergen cruises along the Norwegian coast from September to May, and becomes part of our global Explorer sailings during the rest of the year. After complete reconstruction, MS Spitsbergen joined the Hurtigruten fleet in 2016. The ship features high technical standards as well as comfortable, modern public areas and cabins. The vessel´s fresh Scandinavian design reflects a colour palette derived from the sea. She is modern and environmentally progressive, and we plan further improvements that will reduce emissions and fuel consumption even more. The new ship’s maneuverability and optimal size make her quite suitable for exploring polar waters. Expedition team on board MS Spitsbergen has its own on-board Expedition Team and serves as a university at sea. Interesting lectures inside the ship as well as out on the sun deck make this an exciting and educational journey. Topics depend on the season and the waters we sail in. The Expedition Team host a lecture programme and evening gatherings daily. Out on deck you can participate in live points of interest to learn more about the nature, culture and other phenomena we encounter along the coast. In addition, the Expedition Team will introduce you to the uniquely Norwegian notion of `friluftsliv´ (outdoor life), and encourage you take part in `friluftsliv´ hikes and activities during the journey. Our dedicated Expedition Teams have one mission: to enhance your experience by engaging you and interpreting the nature, wildlife, and culture you encounter during the voyage. Read more about our Expedition Teams here.

Specifications

Launch Date01/01/2016
Passenger Capacity335
Total Crew65
Length331
Tonnage7344

Expedition Grand Suite

One room, seating area and double bed, TV, mini-bar, kettle, private balcony

Polar Outside

Double bed, TV, limited/no view

Expedition Owner's Suite

Two rooms with doubel bed, seating area, TV, mini-bar, kettle, stereo, shower, private balcony or bay window

Arctic Superior

Double bed, kettle, TV, limited/no view

Arctic Superior

Double bed, kettle, TV, limited/no view, adapted for guests with disabilities

Polar Outside

Upper and lower berths, TV

Polar Outside

Upper and lower berths, TV, limited view

Unspecified Outside Cabin

Unspecified Outside Cabin

Unspecified Arctic Superior

Unspecified Arctic Superior

Expedition Mini Suite

This mini suite for up to two people on lower deck have double bed, TV, window, and bathroom with shower/WC. 16 - 17 m2 Window Bathroom TV Double bed

Arctic Superior

Smaller Outside Arctic Superior cabin with double bed, TV, table and kettle. 11 - 14 m2 Window Bathroom TV Double bed

Arctic Superior

Outside Arctic Superior cabin with double bed, TV and kettle. Window view is party obstructed. 14 - 15 m2 Limited view Bathroom TV Double bed

Polar Outside

Outside cabin with double bed, TV and window. 13 - 14 m2 Window Bathroom TV Double bed

Superior Inside Cabin

Spacious inside cabin with double bed and TV for up to two people. 15 - 20 m2 No window Bathroom TV Double bed

Polar Inside Cabin

Inside cabin with double bed and TV for up to two people. 9 - 14 m2 No window Bathroom TV Double bed

Superior Inside Cabin

Spacious inside cabin for four travellers, with one double bed and TV. 15 - 20 m2 No window Bathroom TV Mixed beds

Outside Cabin

Outside Cabin

Outside Cabin

Double bed, TV, limited/no view

Deck 3

Deck 4

Deck 5

Deck 6

Deck 7

Deck 8

Relaxation Sauna, Jacuzzi

Other Shops, Laundry Service, Lift

Food and Drink Bistro, Main Dining Room, Explorers' Lounge, Explorer Bar

Fitness Fitness Room

Entertainment Panorama Lounge, Wi-Fi

MS Spitsbergen

MS Spitsbergen

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