MS Midnatsol voyages to Antarctica
MS Midnatsol Vessel MS Midnatsol is a Hurtigruten vessel built by Fosen mekaniske verksteder in Rissa, Norway in 2003. It is the fourth ship to sail for Hurtigruten to bear this name. She has a sister ship, MS Trollfjord which also sails for Hurtigruten
MS Midnatsol - Voyages of Discovery
Now, exploring Antarctica isn’t only for the fortunate few. MS Midnatsol provides voyages to Antarctica suited for people with a true spirit of exploration that's somewhere between the rigors of a true ‘expedition’ or the extravagance of today’s ‘luxury’ ocean liner options. On MS Midnatsol, you travel in casual comfort where hands-on experiences, learning, and closeness to Antarctica’s pristine shores and ice-filled waterways are the basis for connecting with your inner explorer.
DISCOVERY AND ADVENTURE
MS Midnatsol is specifically designed to bring Antarctica to all ages and learning levels. Most importantly, you won't just ‘cruise by’ like many ocean liners; nor will you be asked to ‘conquer’ extreme elements in order to access a truly up-close and adventurous experience.
A WEALTH OF EXPERIENCES,
A FRACTION OF THE COST
Whether you want to travel as far south as humanly possible or experience as much variety as possible, there's a voyage for you. Either way, our experts in biology, glaciology, and geology will be on-hand to enhance the experience and help prepare you for your Antarctic Discovery.
DISCOVERY VOYAGE FEATURES AT-A-GLANCE
• Maximum # guests: 500 • Voyage length options: 12 - 18 days • # of shore excursions: 5 - 9 • # of ice-cruising excursions: 5 - 9 • Avg daily excursions: 1 • Excursion group size: 10 - 50 • Physical activity level: Medium • Expedition Team members: 10 • Access to Expedition Team: Moderate • Onboard lectures: Daily • Languages on board: English/German • Learning program level: Moderate • Learning topics: Biology, geology, history, Antarctic Treaty, general topics • Media Center availability: Daily • Young Explorers program: Daily • Special solo traveler rates: Yes • Photographer on board: Yes • Physician on board: Yes
DISCOVERY AND ADVENTURE FOR ALL
MS Midnatsol is specifically designed to bring Antarctica polar exploration to all ages and learning levels. Most importantly, you won't just ‘cruise by’ like many ocean liners; nor will you be asked to ‘conquer’ extreme elements in order to access a truly up-close and adventurous experience. Discovery Style Voyages are affordable, multi-generational, diverse in activity levels, and full of fun and adventure. You'll have small group landings ashore where you'll be surrounded by penguins and massive icebergs, and you'll be able to explore pristine shores in sturdy, small craft. Back onboard, there will be fun opportunities to learn and share discoveries in casual and modern comfort - aboard a vessel specifically designed with over 125 years of Norwegian maritime expertise in polar operations.