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Norwegian Fjords & Autumn Fruit Harvest


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View of Trolltunga cliff, Norway View of Trolltunga cliff, Norway

11 Sep 2024


9 nights


Your cruise at a glance

Hand-crafted highlights

Our team has timed this early autumn sailing to coincide with the renowned fruit harvest in the Hardanger region, often referred to as ‘The Orchard of Norway’. During your call into Ulvik, you’ll have the chance to sample the seasonal produce of the local fruit farms, including apple juice and cider. Elsewhere, you can witness remarkable scenery, from the Briksdal Glacier to the waterfalls of Langfoss and the Seven Sisters, and uncover Viking history, especially on a tour from Ålesund to the islands of Giske – the birthplace of Chief Rollo – and Godøy. Borealis will make a special diversion along Lysefjord which is only accessible to smaller ships, rounding off your journey in style.

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Life On Board

Introducing Borealis

Sister-ship to Bolette, Borealis is perfectly suited for enjoying scenic cruising of the world's lesser-known waterways. From cruising past remarkable landscapes and historical sites to capturing the beauty of the natural world. 

Borealis at sea at sunset
Borealis at sea at sunset


Sister-ship to Bolette, Borealis is perfectly suited for taking guests on a journey around the globe, enabling more exploration in more exciting ports. Her smaller size, spacious public areas, open deck spaces and impressive array of restaurants make her perfect for longer voyages, and shorter journeys alike.

702 cabins
1,360 guests
662 crew
61,849 GT
25kts max speed
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Our Signature Experiences

To make your experience even more special, our Journey Planners have designed a unique programme of Signature Experiences which will allow you to discover real insights about the culture and nature of the places we are visiting, so you can arrive in each destination fully prepared to get the most out of your visit.

Itinerary Insights

We have carefully curated a programme of events to give you a deeper understanding of each of the destinations you will be visiting

Scenic Discoveries

Our Scenic Discoveries are designed to allow you to enjoy seeing the world from the unique perspective of our ships

The Ship and the Sea

Maritime is in our DNA - our history in shipping goes back almost 200 years

The Sky at Sea

There’s very little in the natural world more beautiful than a clear night sky, sunrise or sunset seen at sea

Treats of the Region

We love to bring a taste of the region's food, drink, local tastes and culinary traditions to life on board

Sample Shore Tours

At each port of call on your cruise, we carefully research and hand pick Shore Tour options for you, designed for you see as many of the world's best destinations as possible.

Below, you will find some sample Shore Tours which will give you an example of what to expect on your cruise. Your Shore Tours will be available to book approximately 8-13 weeks prior to departure via your My Cruises account.

Hjørundfjord Cruise

Hjørundfjord Cruise

The Hjørundfjord cuts through some of the wildest mountain ranges in Norway, known as the Sunnmøre Alps. From the comfort of a vintage boat, admire views of mountains and fjords at their most spectacular.



Briskdal Glacier with a Local Expert

Briksdal Glacier Hike With a Local Expert

This special tour affords you the opportunity to accompany a local expert graduate in geomorphology, who has worked as a glacier guide at the site, on a visit to view this famous glacier arm.



A Taste of the Akrafjord

A Taste of the Åkrafjorden

Enjoy a cruise through Åkrafjorden and visit Langfoss Waterfall before stopping at Haugesund and concluding at Haraldshaugen.



Syse Fruit Farm

Syse Fruit Farm

Visit Syse Gard, a traditional family-run farm situated beside the Hardangerford. Gain an insight into the daily life and history on the farm, explore the orchard and sample produce such as apple juice, cider, and dried meats.



Your Guest Speakers

We’ve arranged for some wonderful guest speakers to join us for this cruise. They will be delivering a programme of insightful talks and activities to deepen your cultural, artistic and historical understanding of the destinations we will be exploring, well as helping you to enjoy the natural beauty of the places we visit.

Anthony Babb
Norway Way of Life/Vikings

Anthony Babb

Anthony served in the Royal Navy for 23 years and now splits his time between the UK and Norway with his Norwegian wife. Anthony will be joining us on board to deliver insightful talks on Norway’s local culture and Viking history.

Dr Anjana Khatwa
Geology & Earth Science

Dr. Anjana Khatwa

Anjana has over 25 years experience working within the natural conservation sector and holds an international reputation for excellence in geoscience and communciation. She will be delivering a series of talks about the Norwegian Fjords.

Treats & Pastimes

In addition to our Signature Experiences, we have a selection of lovely Treats & Pastimes for you to enjoy when on board. Just check your Daily Times each day for full details.

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Cabins, Prices & Offers

Cabin Options On Your Cruise

* Prices correct as of 00:00 27/02/2024, based on the lowest available Cruise Only fare, and on two people sharing a twin cabin. Please call +441473746175 for live availability & prices.

* Prices correct as of 00:00 27/02/2024, based on the lowest available Cruise Only fare, and on sole occupancy. Please call +441473746175 for live availability & prices.

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Standard Pricing Solo Pricing

Balcony Junior Suite (BJ)

Borealis' Balcony Junior Suites have a private balcony and sitting/bedroom area.

Freedom Fare From £2,999 pp
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Balcony Junior Suite Wheelchair Adapted (BJD)

Borealis' Balcony Junior Adapted Suites have a balcony and sitting/bedroom area.

Freedom Fare From £2,999 pp
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Balcony Suite (BS)

Located on decks 6 & 7, Borealis' Balcony Suites have a private balcony.

Freedom Fare From £3,099 pp
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Premier Suite (PS)

Borealis' Premier Suites are located on Deck 7, and have a private balcony.

Freedom Fare From £3,899 pp
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Premier Suite Wheelchair Adapted (PSD)

Borealis' Premier Adapted Suites are spacious and stylish, and located on deck 7.

Freedom Fare From £3,899 pp
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Olsen Suite (OW)

The Olsen Suite is the largest suite on Borealis, with a private balcony and sitting area.

Freedom Fare From £5,199 pp
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Cruise Offers

FREE drinks or FREE on board spend   Freedom Fare

What's Included


As well as our Signature Experiences, there is a host of other treats to enjoy on board our ships.

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