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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.

Fly Cruise
6 nights from £1045pp

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

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Book with Confidence! New cancellation policy on all new booking for 2021 and 2022 voyages, booked by 31 Oct 2020. Cancel at least 90 days before if due to depart between Jan and Sept 2021, or at least 180 days before if due to depart between Oct 2021 and Dec 2022 and receive a refund (cancellation fee applies). Please contact us for full terms and conditions

Winter Voyage North Special Offer

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 - UK - Bergen (Norway)

Fly from the UK to Bergen and embark your ship. (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 - UK

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. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

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

Price Includes

  • Basic Package Inclusions


    6 night full board cruise (cabin allocated on arrival)
    Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers

    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

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions

Additional Information

  • Optional Excursions:
  • 2F - A Taste of Norway - Level 1 Winter 2019/20 from £106pp; Winter 2020/21 from £107pp (available 1 Oct to 1 Nov)
  • 2G - Mountain Hike in the Hjorundfjord - Level 4 Winter 2019/20 from £87pp; Winter 2020/21 from £90pp (available 1 Oct to 1 Nov)
  • 2H - Hike with a Visit to a Shieling - Level 3 Winter 2019/20 from £95pp; Winter 2020/21 from £98pp (available 1 Oct to 1 Nov)
  • 2C - Art Nouveau Walk - Level 2 Winter 2019/20 from £87pp; Winter 2020/21 from £90pp (available 2 Nov to 31 Mar)
  • 2D Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium and Mount Alaska - Level 2 Winter 2019/20 from £87pp; Winter 2020/21 from £90pp (available 2 Nov to 31 Mar)
  • 3B - Trondheim with Nidaros Cathedral - Level 1 Winter 2019/20 from £87pp; Winter 2020/21 from £90pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Mar)
  • 3D - Trondheim City Walk - Level 2 Winter 2019/20 from £87pp; Winter 2020/21 from £90pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 3G - Kayaking on the River Nid - Level 4 Winter 2020/21 from £115pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 3I - The Northernmost Tram Ride - Level 1 Winter 2019/20 from £106pp; Winter 2020/21 from £111pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Mar)
  • 4C - Experience Bodo and Saltstraumen - Level 2 Winter 2019/20 from £87pp; Winter 2020/21 from £98pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 4D - RIB Safari to Saltstraumen - Level 3 Winter 2019/20 from £144pp; Winter 2020/21 from £148pp (available 1 Oct to 3 Nov)
  • 4E - Meet the Vikings - Level 1 Winter 2020/21 from £153pp (available 4 Nov to 31 Mar)
  • 4H - Lofotpils Brewery - Level 1 Winter 2019/20 from £40pp; Winter 2020/21 from £41pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 5A - Arctic Capital Tromso - Level 1 Winter 2019/20 from £136pp; Winter 2020/21 from £144pp (available 1 jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 5B - Dog Sledding - Level 3 Winter 2020/21 from £255pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 5C - Scenery and Huskies - Level 1 Winter 2019/20 from £95pp; Winter 2020/21 from £98pp (available 1 Oct to 4 Nov)
  • 5D - Polar History Walk - Level 2 Winter 2019/20 from £87pp; Winter 2020/21 from £90pp (available 5 Nov to 31 Mar)
  • 5M - Cross Country Skiing - Level 4 Winter 2019/20 from £136pp; Winter 2020/21 from £139pp (available 1 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 5N - Snowshoeing in Tromso - Level 4 Winter 2019/20 from £136pp; Winter 2020/21 from £139pp (available 1 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 6A - The North Cape - Level 1 Winter 2020/21 from £161pp (available 6 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 6D - Snowmobile Trip - Level 3 Winter 2019/20 from £301pp; Winter 2020/21 from £309pp (available 6 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 6E - Sami Autumn - Level 1 Winter 2019/20 from £103pp; Winter 2020/21 from £106pp (available 1 Oct to 5 Nov)
  • 6F - North Cape (Platinum Exclusive) - Level 1 Winter 2019/20 from £271pp; Winter 2020/21 from £280pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 6H - Fishing Village Visit - Level 2 Winter 2019/20 from £106pp; Winter 2020/21 from £111pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 7A - The Russian Border - Level 1 Winter 2019/20 from £105pp; Winter 2020/21 from £111pp (available 1 Jan to 31 Mar; 1 Oct to 31 Dec)
  • 7C - Snowmobile Safari - Level 2 Winter 2019/20 from £186pp; Winter 2020/21 from £197pp (available 15 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 7F - Husky Sledge Adventure - Level 3 Winter 2019/20 from £205pp; Winter 2020/21 from £214pp (available 1 Dec to 31 Mar)
  • 7H - King Crab Expedition - Level 3 Winter 2019/20 from £202pp; Winter 2020/21 from £169pp (available 1 Oct to 15 Nov)
  • 7J - Dog Sledding (Platinum Exclusive) Winter 2019/20 from £346pp; Winter 2020/21 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
Departure Dates Fare Category Exclusive Blue Water
Price From
1 Oct - 14 Oct 2020 Basic £1347
Select £1721
Platinum £4027
15 Oct - 31 Oct 2020 Basic £1225
Select £1559
Platinum £3584
1 Nov - 19 Nov 2020 Basic £1145
Select £1444
Platinum £3266
20 Nov - 19 Dec 2020 Basic £1045
Select £1292
Platinum £2850
20 Dec - 27 Dec 2020 Basic £1275
Select £1642
Platinum £3811
28 Dec - 31 Dec 2020 Basic £1125
Select £1415
Platinum £3186
1 Jan - 14 Jan 2021 Basic £1215
Select £1466
Platinum £3327
15 Jan - 31 Jan 2021 Basic £1295
Select £1494
Platinum £3404
1 Feb - 28 Feb 2021 Basic £1389
Select £1606
Platinum £3713
1 Mar - 31 Mar 2021 Basic £1425
Select £1662
Platinum £3867
Prices are per person based on two passengers sharing a cabin, and based on a fluid system so subject to daily change.
Cruise only prices available on request - please contact us for details
This cruise departs daily, all year round
Map for Winter Voyage North