MS Spitsbergen

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Explore the Arctic Circle on MS Spitsbergen cruises

Dazzling lights and amazing memories await on MS Spitsbergen cruises that sail to the magnificent Arctic Circle. Hop aboard the Classic Roundtrip Voyage with MS Spitsbergen and visit 34 ports of call as you sail past more than 100 fjords and 1,000 mountains. With every voyage boasting an amazing expeditions team, MS Spitsbergen cruises aim to truly connect with and enrich every guest. Offering an abundance of optional excursions at every port of call, you’ll always have something to do on any MS Spitsbergen cruise.

Onboard, guests are met with a marvellous choice of activities and facilities to visit or experience. Socialise with newfound friends over a delightful drink or two at the Panoramic Lounge. Recover and recuperate after a busy day of exploration at the sauna. Be entranced by the magnificent views from the Panoramic deck. No matter where you decide to go during your MS Spitsbergen cruise, you’re sure to find something to enjoy as you sail to every port of call.

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MS Spitsbergen Accommodation options

MS Spitsbergen cabins

MS Spitsbergen cruises are purpose-built for incredible comfort, fitted with all the essentials a guest would ever need. If you’re a guest that prefers to spend the majority of their MS Spitsbergen cruise exploring the many ports of call, the Polar Inside room is likely the best choice for you. Alternatively, if you still want to stay connected with your destination even from your room, the Polar Outside cabin comes with a large outward facing window. For MS Spitsbergen guests who want uninterrupted comfort throughout their entire voyage, the Arctic Superior cabin is likely the perfect match. Boasting extra space and wonderfully located near popular dining venues and onboard activities, the Arctic Superior cabin is designed to keep you relaxed as you sail along the Norwegian coastline.

Expedition Suites

By far the most luxurious cabin on MS Spitsbergen cruises, the Expedition suites feature the most space to kick back and unwind on the ship as well as even more included amenities. Whether you book into the Mini suite or the Owners suite, the Expedition suites all come with a complimentary cabin kit that includes bathrobes, slippers, and so much more. Sit back and relax with magnificent comfort on a MS Spitsbergen cruise by booking into an Expedition suite!

Dining options of MS Spitsbergen


Whether you’re feeling like a light snack or a hunger-busting meal, Brygga has everything you could possibly ask for on any MS Spitsbergen cruise. Featuring a fantastic menu including Hurtigruten’s signature burger, sirloin steak, locally-inspired pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and wraps, Brygga definitely has something for everyone. Start your day off right or end it with a delicious dish, either way you won’t go wrong by visiting Brygga!


During your unforgettable voyage on MS Spitsbergen, we strongly recommend making a reservation at their a la carte restaurant Kysten. From exquisite seafood dishes to flavour-filled land-based meals, Kysten has a menu that guests are guaranteed to love. What’s more, every dish is prepared using fresh produce from local suppliers, meaning that each bite will undoubtedly be packed with incredible flavours. Taste the wonders of local Scandinavian cuisine while gazing upon the magical Norwegian coastline by reserving a table at Kysten.

Other Dining Options:

  • Torget / Main Restaurant
  • Multe Café

MS Spitsbergen Entertainment & Things to do

Explorer Lounge

Floor-to-ceiling windows, leather-lined cushioned armchairs, and the Panorama Bar within walking distance – the Explorer Lounge is the place to be when all you need to do is relax and unwind. Plan your next leg of the MS Spitsbergen cruise, connect with likeminded travellers, or just enjoy the ambience while reading your favourite book. No matter what you decide to do, the Explorer Lounge is an essential visit on any MS Spitsbergen 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


  • Year built: 2009. Rebuilt 2016
  • Passenger capacity: 335 in Norway, 243 in international sailings
  • Gross tonnage: 7,344
  • Beam: 18 m
  • Shipyard: Estaleiro Navais de Viana do Castelo (POR)
  • Beds: 243
  • Car capacity: 0
  • Length:100.54 m
  • Speed: 18 knots