Plant
your
flag
in The Amazon

In 1911 Roald Amundsen planted the Norwegian flag at the South Pole. Now it’s time for you to plant yours.

Planting a flag in the wilderness is a symbol of achievement. For some, climbing Mount Everest is worth planting a flag, while for others just getting through a night in a tent in the back yard might be worth celebrating. With Hurtigruten’s new Explorer fleet, you will have the chance to plant your personal flag in some of the most exciting and remote areas in the world.

The beauty of the great Amazon River has given this destination a near mythical status among travellers.

Welcome to
the Jungle

The Amazon is the world’s largest tropical rainforest, home to the greatest diversity of plant and animal species on Earth. The beauty of the great Amazon River, with crystal blue waterfalls dotting the lush rainforest, has given this destination a near mythical status among travellers. Believe it. This is no myth. 

Cross an entire ocean, followed an exploration of the rich variety of South America, filled with tropical beaches, pulsing city life, UNESCO World Heritage sites, spectacular landscapes and friendly people. Combine all this with sailing along the Amazon River for a front row view of the lush rainforest, add in a hike or kayak trip in the jungle, and you will feel like a true adventurer.

1. © Filipe Frazao
2. © Filipe Frazao
3. © Lightpoet, Shutterstock

The beauty of the great Amazon River has given this destination a near mythical status among travellers.
“When I was around eight, I started a list of all the birds that were extinct, because I was hoping that one day, I could go out and ‘re-find’ them”

DAVID
LINDO

David Lindo, also known as The Urban Birder, was born and raised in London where he now works as a broadcaster, writer, photographer, public speaker and tour leader. From an early age, the birds of his hometown – (referring to the flying kind of birds, of course) – fascinated him. 

In other words, life had a flying start for Lindo. Today, he spends his time travelling to TV appearances, writing, leading guided tours, and trying to inspire people to take a new look at their urban environments. His central passion is for urban birds, and he spends as much time as possible promoting the appreciation and conservation of the birds that share our city lives. His fascination with avian life keeps his eyes to the heavens. 

This year he is looking to the rainforest, where he will plant a flag for the Great Auk and help bring awareness to the deforestation of the Amazon.

1. © Andreas Kleiberg
2. © Ashley Boone
3. © David Lindo

“When I was around eight, I started a list of all the birds that were extinct, because I was hoping that one day, I could go out and ‘re-find’ them”

The Amazon awaits

Do as David Lindo, and make the crystal blue waterfalls and the lush rainforest of the Amazon your next adventure

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The new age
of exploration

The future of shipping will be silent and emission free. MS Roald Amundsen is the first of two hybrid ships Hurtigruten will add to its fleet over the next few years, cutting emissions by sailing with electrical propulsion.

About the ships

Discover the Hurtigruten experience

A Hurtigruten expedition is more than just a vacation. It’s the chance to explore untouched wilderness, expand your horizons and claim a new sense of adventure

  1. History
    and
    experience

    With a history dating back to 1893, Hurtigruten are experts in operating in extreme conditions. Our Expedition team have years of experience and the scientific knowledge to safely guide you through every encounter on your adventure.

  2. Environmental
    responsible
    adventures

    Offering expedition voyages to pristine and vulnerable destinations comes with a great environmental responsibility. Hurtigruten is a global front runner and change maker in green shipping.

  3. Activity
    based
    expeditions

    The Hurtigruten explorer vessels offer outdoor activities such as climbing, kayaking, rib-tours, whale and sea eagle safaris, all in exceptionally beautiful environments.

  4. Connection
    to nature
    and wildlife

    The Hurtigruten vessels are specially designed for offering guests up-close nature experiences. We try to come as close as possible, as long as it’s prudent, to whales, penguins, waterfalls and many other spectacular wildlife and nature elements.

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