Hurtigruten

MS Spitsbergen

MS Spitsbergen undertakes Norwegian coastal voyages from September to May and becomes part of Hurtigruten’s fleet sailing exciting expedition voyages the rest of the year. This versatile ship is one of the smaller vessels in the fleet, however, does not compromise on comfort. Guests will enjoy a characteristic Scandinavian design, modern public areas and cabins, and ample space to enjoy the views.
SHIP TYPE
Expedition Cruise Ship
PASSENGERS
335
CREW
65
LAUNCHED
2009
REFURBISHED
2016

MS Spitsbergen Cruises View all Choose from 68 holidays cruising on board the MS Spitsbergen

11 Days Lisbon to Gran Canaria

Operator: Hurtigruten

From 4,559
Save 46

13 Days Glasgow to Glasgow

Operator: Hurtigruten

From 7,415
Save 75

21 Days Lisbon to Dakar

Operator: Hurtigruten

From 10,113
Save 102

13 Days Glasgow to Bergen

Operator: Hurtigruten

From 7,654
Save 77

Life on Board MS Spitsbergen What can you expect when cruising on board MS Spitsbergen

MS Spitsbergen
MS Spitsbergen

Intimately scaled and perfectly designed to take the scenic route; enjoy open viewing spaces and Scandinavian touches. Read more

Knowledgeable Guides
Knowledgeable Guides

Destinations come to life with a Guide Team on classic coastal voyages and an Expedition Team on expedition sailings. Read more

Comfortable Cabins
Comfortable Cabins

From cosy inside cabins to luxurious suites, the perfect home away from home awaits for every cruiser. Read more

Delicious Dining
Delicious Dining

Enjoy a delightful menu crafted from fresh ingredients and locally sourced produce served up in the main restaurant. Read more

Relaxed Atmosphere
Relaxed Atmosphere

Enjoy Hurtigruten's famously relaxed atmosphere and cruise comfortably day and night, with no need to change for dinner. Read more

Wellness at Sea
Wellness at Sea

Make use of the wellness and recreation facilities on board, including a gym, sauna, and outdoor hot tubs. Read more

Deck Plans

Deck 3
I2D
Polar Inside
K4D
Polar Inside (Up to 4 Passengers)
A2
Polar Outside
O2D
Polar Outside
O3
Polar Outside (Up to 3 Passengers)
Q2
Mini Suite
Q4
Mini Suite (Up to 4 Passengers)
Q3
Mini Suite (Up to 3 Passengers)
Deck 4
Deck 5
K2D
Polar Inside
K4D
Polar Inside (Up to 4 Passengers)
QJ
Arctic Superior
YA
Arctic Superior
U2D
Arctic Superior
AJ
Polar Outside
J3
Polar Outside (Up to 3 Passengers)
MG
Grand Suite
MX
Owners Suite
Deck 6
K2D
Polar Inside
P2D
Arctic Superior
U2D
Arctic Superior
J2D
Polar Outside
Deck 7
Deck 8

Cabins

Inside

Polar Inside

9-20 sqm. Inside cabin with double bed and TV for up to two people. Cabin include bathroom with shower/WC.

Inside

Polar Inside (Up to 4 Passengers)

15-20 sqm. Spacious inside cabin for four travellers, with one double bed and TV. Equipped with separate beds where one doubles as a sofa or upper and lower berths

Oceanview

Arctic Superior

11-18 sqm. Situated on both the upper and middle decks, the cabins all have double beds, bathrooms with shower and WC. They are also equipped with tea and coffee-making facilities.

Oceanview

Polar Outside

9-13 sqm. These outside cabins for up to two people have bathrooms with shower/WC, upper and lower berths, and a limited view.

Oceanview

Polar Outside (Up to 3 Passengers)

11-14 sqm. These comfortable outside cabins for up to three people have separate beds and bathrooms with shower/WC. The cabins have limited or no view.

Suite

Grand Suite

28-29 sqm. These exclusive suites on the upper deck have one large room, double bed, a seating area, TV, kettle, tea/coffee, stereo, bathrooms with shower/WC, complimentary internet access, minibar and private balcony.

Suite

Mini Suite

16-23 sqm. Mini suites for up to two people on lower deck have double bed, TV, window, and bathroom with shower/WC.

Suite

Mini Suite (Up to 3 Passengers)

16-23 sqm. This mini suite for up to three people on lower deck have a double bed with an extra sofabed, window, TV, and bathroom with shower/WC.

Suite

Mini Suite (Up to 4 Passengers)

16-23 sqm. This mini suite for up to four people on lower deck have a double bed, one sofabed and one single bed, TV, window, and bathroom with shower/WC.

Suite

Owners Suite

32-33 sqm. These exclusive suites on the upper deck have a double bed, a separated seating area, TV, kettle, tea/coffee, stereo, minibar, bathrooms with shower/WC, and a spacious private balcony.

MS Spitsbergen Cruise Schedule All 68 cruise sailings by departure date on board MS Spitsbergen

Starts Days Name Itinerary From
Thursday
23 Mar 2023
11 British Isles Cruise – Scottish Whisky Trail & Irish Sea Expedition Glasgow to Glasgow 6,655
Sunday
02 Apr 2023
7 British Isles Cruise – Expedition Around The Irish Sea Glasgow to Glasgow 4,271
Sunday
02 Apr 2023
13 Irish Sea Expedition – Cruising The Northern British Isles Glasgow to Glasgow 7,490
Saturday
08 Apr 2023
7 Coastal Scotland Expedition Cruise – Whiskies And Wildlife Glasgow to Glasgow 3,620
Friday
14 Apr 2023
11 The Scottish Isles – Island Hopping In The Hebrides Glasgow to Glasgow 7,911
Monday
24 Apr 2023
11 The Scottish Isles – Island Hopping In The Hebrides Glasgow to Glasgow 7,195
Thursday
04 May 2023
11 The Scottish Isles – Island Hopping In The Hebrides Glasgow to Glasgow 7,349
Friday
26 May 2023
14 Faroe Islands, Iceland, Spitsbergen – Island Hopping In And Around The Arctic (Northbound) Bergen to Oslo 11,528
Wednesday
07 Jun 2023
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 10,571
Thursday
15 Jun 2023
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 10,596
Friday
23 Jun 2023
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 10,185
Saturday
01 Jul 2023
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 10,485
Sunday
09 Jul 2023
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 10,485
Tuesday
18 Jul 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 12,966
Friday
28 Jul 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 12,933
Monday
07 Aug 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 12,701
Thursday
17 Aug 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 12,303
Sunday
27 Aug 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 12,718
Wednesday
06 Sep 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 11,978
Friday
15 Sep 2023
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 9,514
Saturday
23 Sep 2023
15 Spitsbergen, Iceland, Faroe Islands – Island Hopping In And Around The Arctic (Southbound) Oslo to Bergen 9,831
Saturday
07 Oct 2023
15 From Norwegian Fjords To Iberian Charm - Europe´s Atlantic Highlights Bergen to Lisbon 5,235
Saturday
21 Oct 2023
11 From Lisbon To The Canary Islands – Jewels Of The Atlantic Lisbon to Gran Canaria 4,605
Saturday
04 Nov 2023
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Dakar to Dakar 8,010
Thursday
16 Nov 2023
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Dakar to Dakar 7,635
Tuesday
28 Nov 2023
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Dakar to Dakar 7,635
Sunday
10 Dec 2023
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Dakar to Dakar 7,635
Friday
22 Dec 2023
13 Christmas Expedition Cruise To Cape Verde & The Bissagos Islands Dakar to Dakar 8,685
Wednesday
03 Jan 2024
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Dakar to Dakar 8,010
Wednesday
03 Jan 2024
17 West African Islands To The Canaries – Volcanoes & Wildlife Expedition Cruise Bissau to Gran Canaria 8,297
Thursday
08 Feb 2024
11 The Wonders Of Madeira And The Canary Islands – Carnival Of Santa Cruz De Tenerife Gran Canaria to Gran Canaria 5,085
Saturday
09 Mar 2024
11 From Gran Canaria To Lisbon - Islands Of The Atlantic Expedition Cruise Gran Canaria to Lisbon 5,100
Sunday
31 Mar 2024
11 British Isles Cruise – Scottish Whisky Trail & Irish Sea Expedition Glasgow to Glasgow 5,887
Wednesday
10 Apr 2024
11 The Scottish Isles – Island Hopping In The Hebrides Glasgow to Glasgow 6,256
Saturday
20 Apr 2024
11 The Scottish Isles – Island Hopping In The Hebrides Glasgow to Glasgow 6,256
Tuesday
30 Apr 2024
11 The Scottish Isles – Island Hopping In The Hebrides Glasgow to Glasgow 6,625
Friday
10 May 2024
11 The Scottish Isles – Island Hopping In The Hebrides Glasgow to Glasgow 6,994
Monday
20 May 2024
13 The Scottish Isles – Whisky And Wildlife From The Hebrides To The Shetlands (Northbound) Glasgow to Bergen 7,731
Saturday
01 Jun 2024
14 Faroe Islands, Iceland, Spitsbergen – Island Hopping In And Around The Arctic (Northbound) Bergen to Oslo 8,974
Thursday
13 Jun 2024
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 11,300
Friday
21 Jun 2024
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 11,300
Saturday
29 Jun 2024
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 11,300
Sunday
07 Jul 2024
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 11,610
Monday
15 Jul 2024
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In The Realm Of The Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo 11,610
Wednesday
24 Jul 2024
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 14,244
Saturday
03 Aug 2024
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 14,244
Tuesday
13 Aug 2024
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 13,935
Friday
23 Aug 2024
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 13,160
Monday
02 Sep 2024
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo 12,075
Wednesday
11 Sep 2024
15 Spitsbergen, Iceland, Faroe Islands – Island Hopping In And Around The Arctic (Southbound) Oslo to Bergen 9,284
Cruise Content
Cabin images are sourced from Hurtigruten. These should be treated as indicative only. Cabin inclusions, upholsteries and room layout may differ to the image(s) shown depending on sailing dates.