Astronomy Voyage

Northern lights Astronomy Boyage

This tour has multiple departures

Join Hurtigruten Norway for an Astronomy Voyage

Embark on an astronomy adventure starting in Bergen, Norway’s cultural gateway to the fjords. Explore Bryggen’s UNESCO-listed wharfs and savor seafood delights. Sail along the Hjeltefjord, meeting fellow guests and astronomers. Get unique insight and knowledge about the Arctic sky and the greatest light show on Earth, the Aurora Borealis, on this popular voyage along the mesmerizing Norwegian Coast. This limited voyage is accompanied by special lecturers – experts on astronomy and expeditions to see the Northern Lights.

  • Discover more about the magical Northern Lights, the Arctic sky and the solar system with our onboard lectures from renowned astronomers John Mason, Sadie Jones and Tom Kerss.
  • Enjoy an exclusive visit to the Northern Lights Planetarium in Tromsø with our astronomy experts.
  • Voyage along Norway’s coast under the dancing skies of the Northern Lights, visiting 34 ports, more than 100 fjords and 1,000 mountains.
  • Northern Lights Promise – see the Northern Lights or we’ll give you a FREE 6 or 7-day cruise for the next Northern Lights Season – T&Cs apply.

Your lecturers on board:

Dr John Mason, MBE – March 4, 2024 | September 23, 2024 | October 27, 2024 | February 21, 2025 An Applied Physicist by profession, Dr John Mason is currently the Principal Lecturer at the South Downs Planetarium in Chichester. He has been a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society since 1976, and is a full member of the International Astronomical Union. He has appeared many times with Sir Patrick Moore on BBC TV’s ‘The Sky at Night.’ Dr Sadie Jones – November 25, 2024 Dr Sadie Jones is the Astronomy Public Engagement Leader at the University of Southampton. In January 2020, she assisted members of the Space Environment Physics group on an expedition to Svalbard, Norway to observe the aurora and collect research data. She also runs talks and school workshops on aurora research to promote ‘The Aurora Zoo’, a citizen science platform where the public analyze short videos of aurora displays. Tom Kerss – February 2, 2024 Tom Kerss F.R.A.S. is an astronomer, astrophotographer, author and consultant. Having previously worked at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, he is the founder of Stargazing✦London, which delivers world-class online astronomy courses. Tom has authored numerous best-selling astronomy books for adults and children, including Northern Lights: The Definitive Guide to Auroras, which offers a complete introduction to nature’s most magical sky-illuminating phenomenon.

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