Hurtigruten Expeditions has announced its 2023/2024 expedition cruise program, the most extensive in the history of the company
According to a statement, Hurtigruten Expeditions’ new 2023/2024 season includes more than 150 itineraries stretch across five continents with the widest ever selection of Galápagos, Antarctica, Arctic and West Africa expeditions.
“We are thrilled to offer the greatest ever selection of adventure travel opportunities covering some of the most extraordinary areas of our planet,” said Hurtigruten Expeditions CEO Asta Lassesen.
Hurtigruten Expeditions has spent the recent global pause in cruising to further investments and upgrades, according to the company.
Some of the highlights include four different year-round itineraries in the Galápagos Islands aboard the MS Santa Cruz II. The company will work in collaboration with the Ecuadorian company Metropolitan Touring, said the statement.
Ranging from 12 to 23 days, other new offerings include34 different Antarctica expeditions, with three ships exploring Falkland Islands and South Georgia, including several 16-day attempts to push south of the Antarctic Circle.
The size of the expedition team on all Hurtigruten Expeditions’ ships will also increase even further providing guests with a wide range of activities to choose from, such as more kayaking, more small-boat exploration, hiking, lectures, and science projects among other activities.
“Bigger expedition teams mean more of everything – more experts, more knowledge, more activities, and more options for our guests,” added Lassesen.