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Hurtigruten Group

World Leader in Exploration Travel


Hurtigruten Group is the world’s leading adventure travel group, offering unique small-ship and land-based adventures from pole to pole – and anywhere in between. We take our guests to the most spectacular areas on the planet, offering a mix of pristine wilderness and visits to genuine local communities.

Hurtigruten Group is revolutionising the travel industry’s approach to sustainability, allowing us to offer authentic local experiences while leaving a footprint we are proud of — both in nature and with the communities we visit.

Our commitment to safety is as absolute as our passion for exploration. Safeguarding our guests, colleagues, partners, wildlife, nature, and the communities we visit will always be our number one priority. Everyone on a Hurtigruten adventure will always be – and feel – safe, comfortable – and excited!

Three main business areas:

The world’s largest and leading expedition cruise line

With sustainability and exploration at its core, Hurtigruten Expeditions offers small-ship exploration of more than 250 destinations across 30+ countries, including Antarctica, Alaska, the Northwest Passage, Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard, Norway, the British Isles, South America, the Caribbean and more. Hurtigruten Expedition’s fleet of 7 small-size custom built expedition cruise ships include the world’s first battery-hybrid powered cruise ships, all offering big adventures on small ships — guided by hand-picked experts from Hurtigruten Expedition Teams.

Whales in Greenland

The original since 1893

Offering a unique combination of local travellers, goods and international tourists since the very first departure almost 130 years ago. Connecting 34 communities along Norway’s rugged coastline, the Norwegian Coastal Express’ 7 ships bring you closer to nature and the local communities – on what is referred to as ‘the most beautiful voyage in the world’.

In autumn we sail into the beautiful Hjørundfjord

Svalbard’s most experienced tour operator.

Hurtigruten Svalbard can trace its roots back to the late 1800s, and offers year-round land-based adventures next to the North Pole. Hurtigruten Svalbard tailor-makes packages for groups and individual travellers, combining their comprehensive selection of experiences, accommodation, and dining options. Hurtigruten Svalbard operates three unique hotels, several bars and restaurants and retail facilities, as well as Svalbard’s most experienced tours department. Hurtigruten Svalbard is proud to hold a leading global position within Arctic sustainable tourism, pioneering electric snowmobiles and hybrid electric catamaran – powered with renewable energy from the Arctic winds and midnight sun.

A man riding a snowboard down a snow covered mountain