MS Vesterålen

MS Vesterålen

Cruises on board the MS Vesterålen

The MS Vesterålen is one of the smallest ships in the Hurtigruten fleet. The small number of passengers on board helps to make each journey on board the MS Vesterålen an unforgettable experience.


  • Ship length
    108 m
  • Passengers
  • Decks
  • Launched

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Ship Overview

Decks and Cabins

MS Vesterålen deck plan

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MS Vesterålen Deck G

MS Vesterålen cabins

Inside Cabin
Outside Cabin
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Deck Location : Deck 1
Occupancy : 2
  • Bathroom with Shower
  • Mirror
  • Desk & Chair
Cabin size : 6 m²

MS Vesterålen cabins

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Inside Cabin

Outside Cabin

Ship Information


You have the choice between inner and outer cabins, and all of which have a special flair. Some of the cabins are handicapped accessible. Thanks to the intimate atmosphere created by the small number of passengers, each journey is an unforgettable experience. All cabins are furnished in a simple but practical way. The panoramic salon offers an impressive view of the breathtaking Norwegian landscape. A special feature aboard the MS Vesterålen is the art collection.

Dining Information

Enjoy a buffet for breakfast and lunch and a 3-course dinner menu in the restaurant aboard the MS Vesterålen. The cuisine on board specializes in regional dishes as well as seafood. You can also enjoy drinks, sandwiches and hot and cold drinks in the cafeteria. Vegetarian alternatives and special dietary requirements can be accommodated upon request.

Entertainment and Activities

Highlights of Hurtigruten voyages are the exciting and diverse land excursions. The countless harbors visited by Hurtigruten ships are always happy to host walking trips and bicycle tours. Bicycles can be reserved and rented on board. Live music and dancing can also be enjoyed evenings in the bar area with performances from local choirs and musicians.With Hurtigruten it is guaranteed that there will always be enough time for relaxation and the enjoyment of nature.

Dress Code

Relaxation and the enjoyment of nature have always been priorities with Hurtigruten. We therefore believe your time on board should be spent at your leisure. As the weather can be unpredictable at times, we advise all passengers to bring waterproof clothing. Gloves, scarves, hats, and warm layers of underclothing should not be forgotten, especially during winter months. Sturdy footwear and hiking sticks are recommended for land excursions. Among the most important items to bring are sunglasses, as ultraviolet rays reflected by ice and snow can be dangerous for the eyes.

Additional Information

Languages spoken on board are English and Norwegian.

Ship Data

  • In service since: 1983
  • Renovated: 1988 and 1995
  • Length: 108 metres
  • Tonnage: 6,261 GRT
  • Speed: 15 knots
  • Number of decks: 7
  • Passengers: 510
  • Crew: 50
  • Languages spoken on board: Norwegian, English, German
  • Currency on board: Norwegian kroner