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 61 holidays cruising on board the MS Spitsbergen

13 Days Glasgow to Bergen

Operator: Hurtigruten

From 6,166

15 Days Oslo to Bergen

Operator: Hurtigruten

From 8,385

10 Days Oslo to Oslo

Operator: Hurtigruten

From 8,835

11 Days Gran Canaria to Gran Canaria

Operator: Hurtigruten

From 5,085

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

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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 61 cruise sailings by departure date on board MS Spitsbergen

Starts Days Name Itinerary From
Tuesday
14 Jun 2022
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo
13,293
Wednesday
22 Jun 2022
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo
12,631
Thursday
30 Jun 2022
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo
13,766
Saturday
16 Jul 2022
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
15,209
Tuesday
26 Jul 2022
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
16,679
Friday
05 Aug 2022
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
16,679
Monday
15 Aug 2022
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
16,241
Thursday
25 Aug 2022
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
14,105
Wednesday
14 Sep 2022
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo
11,400
Saturday
22 Oct 2022
23 Tromso To Lisbon Grand Expedition Cruise: Norway & Europe’s Atlantic Coast In The Autumn Tromso to Lisbon
8,984
Tuesday
01 Nov 2022
13 Hamburg To Lisbon: Expedition Cruise Along Europe’s Historic Atlantic Coast Hamburg to Lisbon
4,605
Sunday
13 Nov 2022
15 Wonders Of Madeira And The Canary Islands - From Lisbon To Dakar Lisbon to Dakar
5,630
Sunday
27 Nov 2022
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Bissau to Bissau
7,733
Friday
09 Dec 2022
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Bissau to Bissau
7,035
Wednesday
21 Dec 2022
13 Christmas Expedition Cruise To Cape Verde & The Bissagos Islands Bissau to Bissau
7,935
Monday
02 Jan 2023
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Bissau to Bissau
7,364
Saturday
14 Jan 2023
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Bissau to Bissau
7,913
Saturday
14 Jan 2023
17 West African Islands To The Canaries – Volcanoes & Wildlife Expedition Cruise Bissau to Gran Canaria
8,383
Monday
30 Jan 2023
11 The Wonders Of Madeira And The Canary Islands - Atlantic Expedition Cruise Gran Canaria to Gran Canaria
4,934
Thursday
09 Feb 2023
11 The Wonders Of Madeira And The Canary Islands - Atlantic Expedition Cruise Gran Canaria to Gran Canaria
4,934
Sunday
19 Feb 2023
11 The Wonders Of Madeira And The Canary Islands – Carnival Of Santa Cruz De Tenerife Gran Canaria to Gran Canaria
4,934
Wednesday
01 Mar 2023
11 From Gran Canaria To Lisbon - Islands Of The Atlantic Expedition Cruise Gran Canaria to Lisbon
4,634
Saturday
11 Mar 2023
13 The ‘Land’s Ends’ Of Atlantic Europe And The British Isles Lisbon to Glasgow
5,438
Thursday
23 Mar 2023
11 British Isles Cruise – Scottish Whisky Trail & Irish Sea Expedition Glasgow to Glasgow
4,893
Sunday
02 Apr 2023
7 British Isles Cruise – Expedition Around The Irish Sea Glasgow to Glasgow
3,620
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
5,256
Monday
24 Apr 2023
11 The Scottish Isles – Island Hopping In The Hebrides Glasgow to Glasgow
5,256
Thursday
04 May 2023
11 The Scottish Isles – Island Hopping In The Hebrides Glasgow to Glasgow
5,802
Sunday
14 May 2023
13 The Scottish Isles – Whisky And Wildlife From The Hebrides To The Shetlands Glasgow to Bergen
6,166
Friday
26 May 2023
14 Faroe Islands, Iceland, Spitsbergen – Island Hopping In And Around The Arctic (Northbound) Bergen to Oslo
7,935
Wednesday
07 Jun 2023
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo
10,185
Thursday
15 Jun 2023
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo
10,185
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
Monday
17 Jul 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
12,435
Thursday
27 Jul 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
12,435
Sunday
06 Aug 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
12,435
Wednesday
16 Aug 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
11,835
Saturday
26 Aug 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
10,785
Tuesday
05 Sep 2023
12 Circumnavigating Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition Oslo to Oslo
10,185
Friday
15 Sep 2023
10 Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear Oslo to Oslo
8,835
Saturday
23 Sep 2023
15 Spitsbergen, Iceland, Faroe Islands – Island Hopping In And Around The Arctic (Southbound) Oslo to Bergen
8,385
Saturday
07 Oct 2023
15 From Norwegian Fjords To Iberian Charm - Europe's Atlantic Highlights Bergen to Lisbon
5,235
Saturday
04 Nov 2023
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Bissau to Bissau
7,485
Thursday
16 Nov 2023
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Bissau to Bissau
7,485
Tuesday
28 Nov 2023
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Bissau to Bissau
7,485
Sunday
10 Dec 2023
13 West African Archipelago Expedition: Cape Verde & Bissagos Island Cruise Bissau to Bissau
7,485
Friday
22 Dec 2023
13 Christmas Expedition Cruise To Cape Verde & The Bissagos Islands Dakar to Dakar
8,535
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.