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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Winter Voyage North

Experience the dramatic Norwegian coast on this spectacular 6-night winter voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes in search of the magical Northern Lights.

Cruise Only
6 nights from £789pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Aurora Boralis
  • Norwegian Coast
  • Huskies
  • Snowmobiling

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Your fascinating journey commences in Bergen, with a leisurely voyage north. Observe the sky for a chance to see the magical Aurora Borealis as you cruise to the Art Nouveau town of Alesund.

Explore Trondheim with its colourful houses and Gothic cathedral before crossing the Arctic Circle and reaching the legendary Lofoten Islands.

At Svolvaer, enjoy an after dinner stroll or perhaps visit the world's first Ice Gallery 'Magic Ice' which with dramatically lit ice sculptures and music before cruising to Norway's Arctic capital, Tromsø where you can enjoy a number of optional excursions including dog sledging.

In Honningsvåg you can join an excursion to mainland Europe’s most northerly point, the North Cape before cruising to Kirkenes.

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Winter Voyage North Itinerary

Day 1 - Bergen (Norway)

Embark your ship in Bergen. (D)

Day 2 - Alesund

After making several brief night time calls along the unspoilt coastline, you reach the delightful town of Ålesund, where you have time to explore this fascinating location, which was completely rebuilt in Art Nouveau style having being destroyed by a fire in 1904. Leaving Ålesund you head north towards Trondheim. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Trondheim

Arriving in Trondheim in the early morning, there is time to explore Norway's former capital, with its brightly painted buildngs and the impressive 14th century Nidaros Cathedral. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Arctic Circle and Lofoten Islands

Crossing the Arctic you reach the legendary Lofoten Islands. There is time for an after dinner stroll in Svolvaer and perhaps visit the world's first Ice Gallery, 'Magic Ice'.(B,L,D)

Day 5 - Tromsø

Following a relaxing morning on board we arrive in Tromsø, Norways Arctic Capital, a great place to see the Northern Lights and soak up life high above the Arctic Circle. This is an ideal location to gain a real taste of the Arctic by joining an optional dog sledging excursion, a truly exhilarating experience. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Honningsvåg

After an early call in Hammerfest, we arrive in Honningsvåg, the portal to the wonders of the spectaclar North Cape, mainland Europe's most northerly point. In the evening you will call at Køllefjord where there is the option of joining the thrilling snowmobile excursion. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Kirkenes

The vistas and sea life become more dramatic as you approach Kirkenes, just a few kilometers from the Russian border and the Sami communities of Northern Finland. (B)

Key: B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner

Price Includes

  • Basic Package Inclusions


    6 night full board cruise (cabin allocated on arrival)

    Select Package Inclusions

    As above plus:
    Choice of preferred dining time
    Complimentary tea and coffee
    Complimentary Wi-Fi

    Platinum Package Inclusions

    As above plus:
    Specialty dining in the a la carte restaurant (not available on Lofoten, Vesteralen and Spitsbergen)
    Dining with the captain
    Inclusive drinks package with dinner
    Platinum breakfast (a la carte)
    Two exclusive shore excursions included
    Activity outdoor clothing package
    Turn down service
    Norway's Coastal Kitchen welcome basket with Champagne
    Priority embarking and disembarking
    Late check-out
    Private airport transfers in Bergen
    Airport transfer in Kirkenes
    Visit to the ship's bridge
    Complimentary use of binoculars

Additional Information

  • Optional Excursions:
  • 2F - A Taste of Norway - Level 1 2021 from £107pp (available 1 Oct to 1 Nov)
  • 2G - Mountain Hike in the Hjorundfjord - Level 4 2021 from £90pp (available 1 Oct to 1 Nov)
  • 2H - Hike with a Visit to a Shieling - Level 3 2021 from £98pp (available 1 Oct to 1 Nov)
  • 2C - Art Nouveau Walk - Level 2 2021 from £90pp (available 2 Nov to 31 Mar)
  • 2D Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium and Mount Alaska - Level 2 2021 from £90pp (available 2 Nov to 31 Mar)
  • 3B - Trondheim with Nidaros Cathedral - Level 1 2021 from £90pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Mar)
  • 3D - Trondheim City Walk - Level 2 2021 from £90pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 3G - Kayaking on the River Nid - Level 4 2021 from £115pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 3I - The Northernmost Tram Ride - Level 1 2021 from £111pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Mar)
  • 4C - Experience Bodo and Saltstraumen - Level 2 2021 from £98pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 4D - RIB Safari to Saltstraumen - Level 3 2021 from £148pp (available 1 Oct to 3 Nov)
  • 4E - Meet the Vikings - Level 1 2021 from £153pp (available 4 Nov to 31 Mar)
  • 4H - Lofotpils Brewery - Level 1 2021 from £41pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 5A - Arctic Capital Tromso - Level 1 2021 from £144pp (available 1 jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 5B - Dog Sledding - Level 3 2021 from £255pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 5C - Scenery and Huskies - Level 1 2021 from £98pp (available 1 Oct to 4 Nov)
  • 5D - Polar History Walk - Level 2 2021 from £90pp (available 5 Nov to 31 Mar)
  • 5M - Cross Country Skiing - Level 4 2021 from £139pp (available 1 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 5N - Snowshoeing in Tromso - Level 4 2021 from £139pp (available 1 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 6A - The North Cape - Level 1 2021 from £161pp (available 6 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 6D - Snowmobile Trip - Level 3 2021 from £309pp (available 6 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 6E - Sami Autumn - Level 1 2021 from £106pp (available 1 Oct to 5 Nov)
  • 6F - North Cape (Platinum Exclusive) - Level 1 2021 from £280pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 6H - Fishing Village Visit - Level 2 2021 from £111pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 7A - The Russian Border - Level 1 2021 from £111pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 7C - Snowmobile Safari - Level 2 2021 from £197pp (available 15 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 7F - Husky Sledge Adventure - Level 3 Winter 2021 from £214pp (available 1 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 7H - King Crab Expedition - Level 3 2021 from £169pp (available 1 Oct to 15 Nov)
  • 7J - Dog Sledding (Platinum Exclusive) 2021 from £354pp (available 1 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • Due to excursion timings you will be unable to combine all options. Some excursions are only available on selected dates

Departs Daily from October to March - From £789pp - £2308pp

Prices shown are based on Basic Inclusions, upgrades are available for Select and Platinum Inclusions (see price includes tab)

Flights and transfers can be arranged

Map for Winter Voyage North