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Kirkenes - Tromsø Cruise

  • Departure DateMon 12th Dec 2022
  • Hurtigruten Coastal Express MS Polarlys
  • 1 Night Cruise From Kirkenes
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Itinerary

  • Kirkenes
  • Berlevag
  • Mehamm
  • Tromso, Norway

Highlights

    • Tromso: Go on a tour in search of the spectacular Northern Lights, gaze in awe as the magnificent colours move across the Arctic sky. 

Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
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After 3 canceled cruises we were kept fully informed and have now booked 2 more cruises with the excellent guidance of our favorite team at Scotland Cruise Centre

Mrs Mabbett / October 2021

Fantastic customer service from Lucy.

Customer service is second to none. Kept up to date with booking and couldn’t do enough for us. Knowledge in invaluable. Would recommend

Mrs McLelland / October 2021

Service cannot be faulted

I cannot praise Alana enough. I contacted SCC enquiring regards back to back cruises next year. Alana, whom I have had the pleasure of dealing with previously, assumed the enquiry. She immediately ensured she had all our requirements to hand and then set about pulling our plans together. Within 24 hours we were all booked up, all done with efficiency and professionalism. When you add the personal touch she brings you feel as if you actually know her. Once again thank you and would recommend to anyone.

Mr Reid / October 2021

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Day 1 - Kirkenes

Arrive: Mon 12 December 2022 / Depart: Mon 12 December 2022

Kirkenes is located in the extreme northeastern part of Norway on the Bøkfjord, a branch of the Varangerfjord, near the Russian border. We're about 400 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle and actually as far east as St. Petersburg. Most of the approximately 7,000 inhabitants are of Norwegian background, while a minority is Sami. Others originate from Finland and some 500 immigrants have recently arrived from Russia.

Day 1 - Berlevag

Arrive: Mon 12 December 2022 / Depart: Mon 12 December 2022

With 1,000 inhabitants, Berlevåg is one of the largest fishing villages in Finnmark County. Several fish processing plants encircle its large harbour. The film “Cool and Crazy” (Heftig og begeistret) from 2001 made Berlevåg well-known worldwide. The documentary on the local male choir touched hearts, and both the film and the choir were invited to events all around the world. The Berlevåg Harbour Museum documents the coastal culture and the amazing story of the 70-year process of building the breakwaters in Berlevåg. Before roads came to Berlevåg in 1959, a safe harbour was a life necessity for the community. The story of the breakwater is a testimony of the strong will and ability to survive in this little fishing village. The breakwater also offers an inspiring walk - whether you want to experience the roaring ocean, the midnight sun or the northern lights.

Day 2 - Mehamm

Arrive: Tue 13 December 2022 / Depart: Tue 13 December 2022

This intimate community is located on the small Vedvik peninsula, a part of the greater Nordkinn Peninsula. While small, Mehamn is active and growing and has a long heritage. Every year, several festivals and cultural events are hosted here. The settlement also has a vibrant nightlife, including a nightclub, with frequent live music performances. It offers several accommodation establishments; a hotel, a guesthouse and a hostel as well as a campsite for RVs/coaches. The primary industry in Mehamn has always been fishing, and the area was originally settled because of its natural harbour and proximity to the fishing grounds. The town is a traditional fishing settlement with about 800 inhabitants, and is the transport hub of the Nordkyn Peninsula. It is also the northernmost port of Hurtigruten. In addition to boats and ships, the preferred means of transport is the snowmobile.

Day 2 - Tromso, Norway

Arrive: Tue 13 December 2022 / Depart: Tue 13 December 2022

Tromsø’s numerous attractions include wildlife and impressive vistas, as well as history, culture and daring architecture. Often described as the Paris of the north, Tromsø offers a lively nightlife, friendly locals and a range of restaurants specializing in the fresh produce of the region. The city centre offers great shopping - from locally made specialties to Nordic and international brands.

MS Polarlys From Hurtigruten Coastal Express

Polarlys is Norwegian for `polar light´, and refers to the natural Arctic phenomenon we pursue in winter. MS Polarlys was refurbished in 2016 and now features a modern, Arctic-inspired interior. On board are three different restaurants, the Multe bakery and ice cream bar, a sauna and fitness room. Out on deck you can enjoy the view from one of our two hot tubs. We have a comfortable bar at the front of the ship where you can enjoy a nice traditional drink. The vessel also has a large compass area where you find the reception, the expedition team, conference room and shop. Expedition team on board MS Polarlys has her own on-board Expedition Team and serves as a university at sea. Interesting lectures, presentations and activities inside as well as out on the sun deck of the ship make this an exciting and educational journey. Topics depend on the season and the waters we sail in. The Expedition Team will host a lecture and presentation programme and evening gatherings daily. Out on deck you may 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´, and encourage you take part in `friluftsliv´ hikes and activities during the journey. The dedicated Expedition Team has 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. Special features: Expedition Team Refurbished in 2016 Three restaurants Multe bakery and ice cream bar Explorer bar lounge Wi-Fi Sauna Fitness room Lift Conference room Car deck Hot tub

Ship Cabins

Inside - Guaranteed

Inside - Guaranteed

Inside- Guaranteed

Inside- Guaranteed

Polar Inside

These comfortable, standard inside cabins for one person on the lower deck have bathrooms with shower/WC, and separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa.

Polar inside

These superior inside cabins for up to three people on the upper deck are newly refurbished and have bathrooms with shower/WC. The cabins have TV and separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa. The third bed is an upper berth.

Polar inside

These comfortable, standard inside cabins for up to two people on the lower deck have bathrooms with shower/WC, and separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa.

Unspecified Inside Cabin

Separate beds, one bed can be turned into a sofa

Arctic Superior

These comfortable outside cabins for up to two people on the upper decks have bunk beds.

Arctic Superior

These comfortable, newly refurbished cabins for up to two people on the upper deck have double beds.

Outside - Guaranteed

Outside - Guaranteed

Polar Outside

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to two people on the lower deck have bathrooms with shower/WC, and bunk beds, one of which converts into a sofa. The cabins have portholes, some with limited or no view.

Polar Outside

These standard outside cabins for up to three people on the middle decks have bunk beds and separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa, and bathrooms with shower/WC.

Polar Outside

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to three people on the upper or middle decks have bathrooms with shower/WC, and bunk beds, one of which converts into a sofa. The third bed is an upper berth. The cabins have limited or no view.

Polar Outside

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to two people on the middle/lower decks have bathroom with shower/WC, and single beds, one of which converts into a sofa

Polar Outside

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to three people on the middle/upper decks have bathrooms with shower/WC, and bunk beds, one of which converts into a sofa

Polar Outside

These standard outside cabins for up to two people on the middle decks have separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa, and bathrooms with shower/WC.

Polar Outside

These comfortable outside cabins for up to two people on the upper or middle decks have bathrooms with shower/WC, and double beds. The cabins have limited or no view.

Polar Outside

Polar Outside

Polar Outside

Wheelchair accessible rooms for up to two people with wider door and accessible WC. Standard outside cabins with bunk beds, one of which converts into a sofa, and bathrooms with shower/WC.

Unspecified Arctic Superior

Unspecified Arctic Superior

Expedition Mini Suite

These comfortable suites for up to two people on the upper deck have double beds, and most have sofa groups as well. The suites also have a TV, Wi-Fi, and great view.

Expedition Mini Suite

These comfortable suites for up to four people on the upper deck have double beds, and most have sofa groups as well. The suites also have a TV, Wi-Fi, and great view.

Expedition Suite

These elegant suites on the upper deck have one or two rooms and a seating area. The suites also have a TV, Wi-Fi, and a great view.
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    Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

    Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
    Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

    After 3 canceled cruises we were kept fully informed and have now booked 2 more cruises with the excellent guidance of our favorite team at Scotland Cruise Centre

    Mrs Mabbett / October 2021

    Fantastic customer service from Lucy.

    Customer service is second to none. Kept up to date with booking and couldn’t do enough for us. Knowledge in invaluable. Would recommend

    Mrs McLelland / October 2021

    Service cannot be faulted

    I cannot praise Alana enough. I contacted SCC enquiring regards back to back cruises next year. Alana, whom I have had the pleasure of dealing with previously, assumed the enquiry. She immediately ensured she had all our requirements to hand and then set about pulling our plans together. Within 24 hours we were all booked up, all done with efficiency and professionalism. When you add the personal touch she brings you feel as if you actually know her. Once again thank you and would recommend to anyone.

    Mr Reid / October 2021

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