Borealis Searches For The Northern Lights

Cross the arctic circle into norway


Crossing the Arctic Circle into the remote, mountainous region of northern Norway, you will have several opportunities to try and spot the natural wonder that is the Northern Lights. Tromsø and Alta are well-located for this, and there will be extended stays in each of these ports.

Connect with the local culture by meeting the Sami people and experiencing how they’ve adapted to life in the Arctic wilderness.

There are plenty of immersive winter activities for you to try out too: from dog sledding (during which you can even mush your own team of huskies) to ice fishing.

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Join guest speaker Martin Lunn as he shares the secrets of the elusive Northern Lights. Caused by flares from the Sun striking the Earth, learn about the full, powerful impact of this enigmatic occurrence.

In this talk, guest speaker Bob Collins explores the earliest days of Tromsø. Discover how fishing, trading, arctic expeditions and international connections created the maritime centre of northern Norway.

Join ocean wildlife experts ORCA out on deck for a spot of wildlife watching. This is one of the best places to spot these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat as they migrate to the region.


Journey through the geological background of northern Norway with guest speaker Paul Wakely. Discover fascinating insights on how the incredible mountains and fjords were formed as well as other geological marvels of the area.

The Arctic Circle is the imaginary circle around the earth, parallel to the equator, at latitude 66° 33’ N. Join the team out on deck for a traditional ceremony as you cross into the Arctic Circle.

As you explore Norway together, you’ll be able to sample treats of the region in the on-board restaurants, with options available for lunch and dinner.

You can also join the team in the Auditorium for their Kitchen Creations. The talented Chefs and their team have organised some wonderful cookery demonstrations for you to learn how to make, and even sample treats of the region

There’s very little in the natural world more beautiful than a clear night sky, sunrise or sunset seen from the sea. Join the team out on deck to experience the stunning sunrise as you sail through Arctic Norway, and of course, enjoy searching the skies for Mother Nature’s inimitable show – the elusive Aurora Borealis.

If the sky is clear, join guest nature speaker Martin Lunn out on deck as he explores the night sky. See if you can spot the Plough, Orion’s Belt and the North Star, among others.

If you’re curious about what it takes to run a cruise ship, or would love to find out what life is like for those who call Borealis home, join the team in the Neptune Lounge for their ‘An Audience with…’ sessions to learn all about the intricate workings from our Captain and our crew.

Have you ever wondered what life was like for the on-board theatre company?
In this session, find out what life is like ‘behind the curtain’ for the cast who call Borealis home, and enjoy a backstage tour to explore areas which are usually out of bounds for guests.

As well as signature experiences, there are also a host of other activities for you to enjoy. Whether you would like to sit and watch the world go by, or would prefer to fill your time meeting your fellow guests and enjoying the entertainment programme, there are plenty of options for you to try.

Whats Included?

Depart from Liverpool

15 nights onboard Borealis – Offer price based on an Interior Cabin, cabin upgrades are available for an additional cost.

Full Board – All Inclusive Adults Drinks Upgrade available for £24.99pp per night

As detailed in ‘Highlights’.


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