MS Vesteralen




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Named after the first ever Hurtigruten ship to sail across Norway’s stunning coastline in 1983, MS Vesteralen cruises offer a distinctly intimate and comfortable way to sail the beautiful Scandinavian country. Through its distinct connection to Hurtigruten’s famed history, MS Vesteralen cruises are uniquely designed to dive even further into the cruise lines heritage and past. With evening talks every second day hosted by the incredible expedition team, a short film presentation discussing the ships design, as well as enriching courses about sailing and Norwegian culture, it’s safe to say you’ll have plenty to do while on a MS Vesteralen cruise.

Those who wish to sail on a MS Vesteralen cruise have the wonderful choice between northbound, southbound, and roundtrip voyages along Norway’s coast. With up to 34 ports of call and the chance to visit over 100 fjords and 1,000 mountains, the Classic Roundtrip Voyage on MS Vesteralen is one we particularly love, especially for travellers who have yet to visit the gorgeous country. Fitted with fantastic accommodations, dining options, plus destination-centric activities both onboard and onshore, MS Vesteralen cruises are easily one of the best ways to holiday along Norway’s world-renowned waterways.

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MS Vesteralen Accommodation options

MS Vesteralen cabins

Regardless of where you stay during any MS Vesteralen cruises, the choice will be undeniably relaxing and fitted with all the essentials needed for a stress-free voyage. The Polar Inside cabin comes with all the creature comforts and space to kick up your feet after spending the day exploring the Norwegian coast and the ship. Want even more space? Well, the Polar Outside cabin certainly does the trick! Located in the middle or lower decks, the Polar Outside cabin also features an outward facing window, allowing you to have a direct view of the blue horizon.

Dining options of MS Vesteralen

Main Dining Room

After a massive day of adventure on your MS Vesteralen cruise, nothing beats a hearty meal at the Main Dining Room! Included with your fare, guests at the Main Dining Room can select from a treasure trove of local and international cuisine. Prepared by experienced chefs who use only the freshest of ingredients by local producers, every meal you choose to grab will be packed with delectable flavours that’ll have you coming back for seconds.

Other dining options:

  • Café

MS Vesteralen Entertainment & Things to do

Vesteralstuen Lounge & Bar

While you might spend the majority of your voyage immersing yourself in each Norwegian port of call and learning more about the local traditions, culture, and so much more, the Vesteralstuen Lounge and Bar is the place to be when you’re looking to truly unwind. Serving delectable drinks and fitted with cushioned seating, the Vesteralstuen Lounge and Bar is a vibrant locale on any MS Vesteralen cruise. Meet like-minded travellers or simply take it easy, there’s never a wrong choice when you visit the Vesteralstuen Lounge and Bar.

Other onboard activities and things to do:

  • Fyret Lounge and Bar
  • Observation Deck
  • Shop
  • Expedition team activities


  • Built: 1983 (Mod. 1988/1995)
  • Place Built:Kaarbo Mek. Verk.
  • Passenger capacity:490
  • Beds: 301
  • Car capacity: 24
  • Gross Tonnage: 6,261
  • Length: 108m
  • Beam: 16,5m
  • Speed: 18 knots