MS Polarlys




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Cast away all your worries on MS Polarlys cruises

Named in reference to the natural Arctic phenomenon, MS Polarlys cruises feature an impeccable selection of sailings that give you the opportunity to see some glorious sights – including the Northern Lights. Refurbished in 2016, guests boarding any MS Polarlys cruise are welcomed to a sublime Arctic-inspired interior design as well as plenty of services and facilities they’ll immediately fall in love with. Attend an educational lecture conducted by the expeditions team and further enrich your understanding about the destination. Grab yourself some delectable Norwegian pastries at the Multe bakery and ice cream bar. Plan your next day of adventure while staying at the Explorer bar and lounge. MS Polarlys cruises are purpose-built to keep you relaxed and excited for your next day of exploration as you smoothly sail along the Norwegian coastline.

MS Polarlys cruises offer a bountiful array of northbound, southbound, and roundtrip voyages along one of Northern Europe’s iconic seasides. Not only will you see the Northern Lights during your MS Polarlys cruise, but you’ll also chance upon more than 100 fjords and 1000 mountains. With up to 34 ports of call throughout any roundtrip sailing, MS Polarlys cruises are jam-packed with a tonne of things to see and do, and that’s before you even get off the ship! It’s time to take the leap and book your next big adventure. Compare and book an MS Polarlys cruise today.

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MS Polarys Accommodation options


With everything a traveller could possibly ask for and just a little more, MS Polarys cruises feature a lovely selection of cabins that guests of any kind will enjoy. Newly refurbished and with enough room sit back and relax, the Polar Inside cabin is a great match for adventure loving guests who prefer to spend their MS Polarys cruise exploring the ship or one of the many ports of call. Want to see the awe-inspiring mountain ranges and fjords from the comfort of your own room? The Polar Outside cabins are all fitted with a large window giving you a direct view to the idyllic Norwegian coastline. Located only moments away from the delightful dining venues and onboard activities, the Arctic Superior cabin also boasts just a little more space than the other options, granting you more room to truly unwind.

Expedition Suites

Elegant and decadent, the Expedition suites on MS Polarys cruises are easily one of the best ways to journey up and down Norway’s marvellous coast. With a world of space to sit back, relax, and let your cares simply wash away, Expedition suites feature all the creature comforts you’d ever want for a special voyage unlike any other. What’s more, with every guest receiving a complimentary cabin kit that features bathrobes, slippers, and much more, it’s no wonder why these options are often snatched up first!

Dining options of MS Polarys


Located on the fourth deck, Brygga is an excellent place to catch up with some like-minded travellers or connect with your close friends all while enjoying a delectable meal. Both a bistro and a café, Brygga offers a wonderful menu featuring Hurtigruten’s signature burger, sirloin steaks, desserts, as well as light sandwiches and soups. Prepared everyday by experienced chefs, Brygga is the place to go when you’re feeling a little peckish!


For an unforgettable evening with mouth-watering meals, we simply can’t go past the fine dining restaurant aboard MS Polarys ­– Kysten! Everything at Kysten is prepared using only the freshest of ingredients sourced locally from the various ports of call along the journey. This ensures that every dish you order is undeniably flavourful, and with virtuoso chefs at the helm preparing every meal, you best believe each bite will be as spectacular as the next. From the outstanding entrees and magnificent mains, to the delectable desserts, we cannot recommend any place better to go while on your MS Polarys cruise than Kysten.

Other Dining Options:

  • Torget / Main Restaurant
  • Multe Café
  • Panorama Bar

MS Polarys Entertainment & Things to do

Explorer Lounge

Figuring out your next day of adventure? Might we suggest doing so while relaxing in the Explorer Lounge? Not only will you feel immediately immersed in your destination via the floor-to-ceiling windows granting incredible panoramic views, but you’ll do so in a world of comfort from the array of leather-lined cushioned armchairs throughout the expansive yet cosy lounge. Socialise with your fellow passengers or just kick up your feet and read a page-turning book. Whatever you decide, the Explorer Lounge is the best to be at any moment during your MS Polarys cruise.

Other onboard activities and things to do:

  • Sauna
  • Fitness Room
  • Conference room
  • Car deck
  • Hot tub
  • Onboard lectures
  • Young Explorers Program
  • Enrichment Activities
  • Kompass – Information and Shopping


  • Built: 1996
  • Place Built:Ulstein Mek. Verk., (N)
  • Passengers:619
  • Berths:501
  • Car spaces:26
  • Gross Tonnage:11,341
  • Length:123 m
  • Beam: 19.5 m
  • Speed: 18 knots