North America

– Historic towns and national treasures
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  • Coastal expeditions
    Embark on a voyage of discovery along the East or West Coast of North America, on board small and modern expedition ships.
  • Magnificent scenery
    Get blown away by the coastal variety. Experience islands, fjords, mountains and rich wildlife along the rugged coastlines.
  • Historic cities and settlements
    Visit remote areas and traditional highlights - combine large cities and small towns with nature landings and UNESCO sites.
  • Traditions and culture
    Go ashore in ports with diverse culture and history. Take part in walks, hikes and events to get a deeper understanding of the local communities.
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Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Tenderboat, Killiniq Island, Canada
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Bird on Bonaventure Island, Canada

Cruises in North America

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What to expect?

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Enjoy an expedition cruise either along the East or West Coast of North America. This is an opportunity for to discover the continent from a completely new and amazing angle. 

View over Cape Elizabeth Maine, USA
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Cruise to New York

Onboard our North America cruise to New York you’ll experience the best of both worlds, both urban city life and amazing nature and charming small town mystique. Your us cruise starts in the vibrant city Halifax and sets sails towards New York. Along the way you can explore the historic charm of Yarmouth, birdwatching in Rockland area, cliff walk in Newport and Manhattan with the Statue of Liberty. You can easily extend your cruise travel with our pre-programme for Halifax and our post-programme in New York.

Expedition Team

– in Canada and North America

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On board all of Hurtigruten’s expedition cruises there is an expedition team available to safeguard both explorers and the pristine environment around you and the ship. The North American expedition team  are there to serve as your invaluable hosts throughout your expedition cruise and give you a truly amazing experience. Along with your expedition team you can expect to see and explore different excursions within history, geology, photography and storytelling.

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Leading and teaching

During your discovery of North America, your Expedition Team will lead the way on hikes, museum visits, food and wine tasting, urban exploration, local cultural performances, small boat cruising and (where possible) kayaking, snorkeling, swimming and beach cleanup activities.

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“Kayak adventures are some of my favourite activities. I love seeing our guests react when we encounter dolphins, whales or other animals.”

– Tessa, Expedition Team Leader