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Norwegian Fjords - Reverse Itinerary

  • Overview
    NATURE'S WORK OF ART Dug out of ice and rock during the Ice Ages and formed when the glaciers retreated and the sea water returned, Norway’s network of fjords are one of the great wonders of the world. Explore their beauty on a range of excursions, from stunning Sognefjorden to Bear Island and everywhere in between. Soaring mountains, emerald green landscapes and endless vertiginous fjords – Norway is a nature lover’s dream destination. Explore the network of World Heritage-listed fjords, learn about the rich history of the Vikings and visit undiscovered havens all in absolute luxury.
    Duration: 13 days
    Passengers: 200 passengers
    Embarkation Point: Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
    Disembarkation Point: Bergen, Norway
    Physical rating: Soft Adventure
    Fly/Cruise: Cruise only
    Single Supplement: 2.0x twin rate or share options
  • Itinerary
    • Day 1 - Oslo to Longyearbyen; Embarkation Day

      Your journey into wonder begins in Norway as you fly from Oslo to Longyearbyen where the crew will warmly greet you as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening to toast the start of your journey into wonder.

    • Day 2 - Bear Island

      Glacier-carved peaks rise steeply from the water as we sight Bjørnøya or Bear Island and signal our arrival to the Svalbard Archipelago.

    • Day 3 - Hammerfest

      Learn about the history of the town and visit the Museum of Reconstruction.

    • Day 4 - Hammerfest

      Spend the day relaxing or take a cooking class in Scenic Epicure. Arrive early evening to quirky Hammerfest.

    • Day 5 - Tromsø

      Known as the cultural hub of the Arctic, the island of Tromsø sits just above the Arctic Circle. Discover the city and enter the Polar Museum.

      Freechoice
      Ride the cable car to Fløya Mountain for a guided walk and panoramic views or visit the Museum of Tromsø or take an e-bike adventure.

      Enrich
      Be treated to a private concert in the Arctic Cathedral of Tromsø.

      Enjoy plenty of time tonight to discover the city at your leisure.

    • Day 6 - Borg to Svolvaer

      This morning discover the tiny hamlet of Borg, home to a Viking chieftan over 1,000 years ago, and enter the Lofotr Viking Museum to see how the ‘Raiders of the North’ lived.
      This afternoon arrive at the small port of Svolvaer.Enjoy plenty of time tonight to discover this charming port at your leisure.Freechoice
      Explore the pretty town of Henningsvaer or visit Svolvaer and the Magic Ice Bar, or choose a discovery excursion.

    • Day 7 - Lofoten Islands

      Great, craggy islands that touch the sky, picturesque villages and abundant wildlife make the Lofoten Islands a must-see destination. Discover the hidden secrets and unexplored coves and bays of this stunning wonderland on our Discovery Yacht. Marvel at the Captain and crew navigating the narrow mouths and steep ravines of the fjords.

      Freechoice
      Take a Zodiac or kayak adventure to discover the bird and marine life of Roest Island or take a guided hike across the island. Helicopter excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 8 - Brønnøysund

      A day of cruising and adventure beckons as we sail past the granite mountain of Torghatten, into Brønnøysund.

      Freechoice
      Choose a discovery excursion to explore the local area or go on a fishing adventure. Helicopter excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 9 - Trondheim

      The pretty centre of Trondheim houses well-preserved wooden architecture dating back to the 17th and 18th century.

      Freechoice
      Explore the historic centre and enter Nidaros Cathedral or visit the delightful Ringve museum. For cultural insights choose Trøndelag Open-air museum.

    • Day 10 - Geiranger Fjord

      A day of stunning scenery awaits as we cruise World Heritage-listed Geiranger Fjord, unspoilt and rare in its pristine beauty. Explore this 20 kilometre emerald-green wonder up close and discover the Seven Sisters, The Suitor, and The Bridal Veil falls. At the old Viking port of Hellesylt ride the cable car to the top of Stranda Mountain for panoramic views.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 11 - Ålesund

      Straddling several islands stretching out into the ocean, Ålesund houses a unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture set amidst stunning scenery.

      Enjoy time to explore at leisure this evening.

      Freechoice
      Discover Ålesund on a walking tour to the top of Mount Aksla or explore the communities of Giske and Godoya islands. Alternatively Sunmore Open Air Museum will introduce you to the traditions of the region. Helicopter excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 12 - Sognefjorden

      The largest fjord in Norway, at its deepest Sognefjorden plunges to more than 1,300 metres while the mountains straddling it rise to more than 1,700 metres.

      Freechoice
      Ride the world-famous Flåm Railway or enter an authentic Viking Village. Alternatively explore the labyrinth of caves at Gudvagen or take a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak. Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 13 - Bergen, Norway; Disembarkation

      Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew and disembark taking away memories of a lifetime.

    Please consider that our voyages are expeditionary in nature. This means, that there are no concrete itineraries, your captain and expedition leader will utilise their vast experience to chart the best course for your expedition depending on the climatic and environmental conditions. Mentioned highlights and wildlife cannot be guaranteed.

  • Highlights & Activities

    Helicopter excursions

    Heli and Submarine tours costs at this point are uknown. While the tour shows as included, there is an additional charge for these services. Please enquire for the prices.

    ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    Included

    Submarine excursions

    Heli and Submarine tours costs at this point are uknown. While the tour shows as included, there is an additional charge for these services. Please enquire for the prices.

    ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    Included

    Norway's coastline

    Norway’s profound natural beauty, is difficult to look past as one of the best coastlines in the world to explore from sea. Incredibly diverse geologically, Norway’s coastline is simply one of the most beautiful in the world, picture perfect coastal villages, incredible rock formations, a jagged coastline where fjords penetrate deeply into the country's interior, teeming wildlife and the opportunity to see the Northern Lights in all their magnificence from late August. On top of Norway’s natural beauty is of course their primeval history.

  • Inclusions

    All Gratuities

    Gratuities on board and onshore are included.

    Charter Flight

    Includes flight from Oslo, Norway, to Longyearbyen.

    Inclusions / Exclusions

    Included in your Expedition

    - And all tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore
    - Complimentary on board polar boots
    - Cruise World Heritage-listed Geiranger Fjord
    - Broad range of active discovery excursions
    - Specialist Discovery Team on board
    - 22 Freechoice shore excursions in seven ports
    - An exclusive Enrich experience in Tromsø
    - 100% spacious verandah suites
    - 200-guest luxurious Discovery Yacht

    Not included in your Expedition

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  • Vessel

    ECLIPSE

    The Eclipse is the World’s First Discovery Yacht and the first ocean cruise ship from Scenic. Launching in August 2018, her maiden voyage season will include The Americas; Antarctica; Europe and the Mediterranean; and the Arctic and Fjords. Designed to deliver the ultimate experience of a lifetime for only 228 guests, Scenic Eclipse takes ocean cruising to a whole new level – marrying luxury, discovery and safety, and giving guests the opportunity to explore above and beyond what was previously imaginable.

    Features & Facilities
    • Luxury accommodation
    • Sun terrace
    • Helicopter & hangars
    • Helipad
    • Rectractable glass roof
    • Indoor/outdoor pool
    • Plunge pools
    • Spa sanctuary
    • Observation lounge
    • Outdoor viewing deck
    • Library
    • Theatre
    • Lift
    • Gym
    • Yoga & Pilates studio
    • Medical Centre
    • Self service laundry
    • Mud room
    Key Facts
    Luxury star rating: 6
    Guests #: 200
    Crew #: 192
    Ice Class: 1A Super
    Speed: 17
    Refurbished:
    Technical Specs
    Year built:
    Length: 168m
    Width: 21
    Draft:
    Tonnage: 17000
    Registry:
    Elec Outlets: 220V / 2 Round Pin
Check Voyage Dates, Pricing and Availability

D - Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 17,395pp
AUD 17,395pp

DA - Deluxe Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 18,385pp
AUD 18,385pp

DB - Deluxe Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 18,715pp
AUD 18,715pp

DD - Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 19,705pp
AUD 19,705pp

C - Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 19,705pp
AUD 19,705pp

CA - Deluxe Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 20,035pp
AUD 20,035pp

B - Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 20,695pp
AUD 20,695pp

CD - Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 21,025pp
AUD 21,025pp

BA - Deluxe Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 21,025pp
AUD 21,025pp

BD - Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 22,015pp
AUD 22,015pp

A - Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 22,015pp
AUD 22,015pp

AA - Deluxe Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 22,345pp
AUD 22,345pp

AD - Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 23,335pp
AUD 23,335pp

S - Spa Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Includes additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time.
AUD 27,955pp
AUD 27,955pp

SA - Spa Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Includes additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time.
AUD 29,275pp
AUD 29,275pp

SB - Spa Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Includes additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time.
AUD 29,605pp
AUD 29,605pp

P - Panorama Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
These opulent suites feature spacious curved terraces, additional features, services, and much more.
AUD 39,835pp
AUD 39,835pp

GP - Grand Panorama Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
A huge outdoor terrace suite with wrap around balconyluxury king Slumber Bed.
AUD 41,155pp
AUD 41,155pp

OP - Owner's Penthouse Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Elegantly appointed with spacious curved terraces featuring a private Jacuzzi and the best views on board.
AUD 45,775pp
AUD 45,775pp

OT - 2 Bedroom Penthouse Suite

16 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
Elegantly appointed with spacious curved terraces featuring a private Jacuzzi and the best views on board.
AUD 72,825pp
AUD 72,825pp