MS Midnatsol

The MS Midnatsol boasts a rich heritage and captivating charm. Translated from Norwegian, 'Midnatsol' means 'Midnight Sun' and is the most coveted ship name in Hurtigruten's 130-year history. Since its maiden voyage in 1893, four ships have carried this name, first in 1910 and then in 1949, 1982, and 2003. Today, the modern MS Midnatsol is equipped with cutting-edge technology, making it an ideal vessel for polar expeditions. Discover the wonders of nature and wildlife along the Norwegian coast or journey to South America and Antarctica on an extraordinary expedition voyage.

Experience MS Midnatsol

Step aboard Hurtigruten's MS Midnatsol and discover big adventures on a small ship! From the minute you arrive on MS Midnatsol, you can relax, explore new places, and expand your understanding with fascinating discoveries. Whether you engage your inner scientist in the cutting-edge Science Center or savor the culinary offerings in one of the three exceptional restaurants, Hurtigruten aims to deliver an unforgettable experience. Think of their floating basecamp as your home-away-from-home as you set out on exciting expeditions and immerse yourself in the marvels of the world around you.

What's on board MS Midnatsol?

Prepare for an unforgettable adventure of a lifetime as you step into your ultimate floating home-away-from-home aboard the MS Midnatsol. With all the amenities you could ask for, immerse yourself in a world that's far from ordinary. The MS Midnatsol's size is just right, offering a perfect balance- large enough for amazing onboard facilities but small enough to travel close to the coast, providing unprecedented panoramic views and access to hidden gems otherwise inaccessible on larger ships. Get ready to embark on extraordinary exploits and explore a world beyond your imagination.

Your floating base camp

Interior & Cabins
Explorer Bar & Lounge
The Science Center

Interior & Cabins

As you step onboard, MS Midnatsol welcomes you with its luminous interiors, embellished with a timeless Art Deco flair. Embodying an environmentally progressive ship, similar to all Hurtigruten Expeditions vessels, MS Midnatsol vows to minimize fuel consumption and reduce emissions. Continually pushing for improvements, the team is dedicated to implementing further measures prioritizing sustainability and safeguarding our precious environment. Immerse yourself in the allure of classic design while cruising on a ship committed to eco-conscious practices.

Culinary Expedition

Premium Beverage Package


Dive into the world of culinary mastery at Lindstrøm, the specialty restaurant paying homage to Adolf Lindstrøm, the renowned chef aboard Otto Sverdrup and Roald Amundsen's iconic Arctic and Antarctic journeys. Blending tradition with a modern touch, Lindstrøm presents a gourmet dining affair unparalleled. Treat yourself to a delightful selection of refined dishes expertly prepared by dedicated and talented chefs.

Ship facts

Maiden voyage2003

MS Maud

Get close to nature and wildlife with MS Maud, a ship with a strong environmental profile and modern design and dedicated to the Arctic summer. You can experience her along the Norwegian coast or join an expedition voyage in for example South America and Antarctica.
Food & Drink
Body & Soul


High comfort factor and modern facilities designed with traditional Norwegian interior materials.

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