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Refurbished: 2021

Fuel: Biodiesel

Single use plastic: Banned

Maximum passengers: 500

EXPEDITION SUITE - Our Expedition suites are the most luxurious cabins on the ship. Situated on the upper decks of the ship, the cabins feature seating areas with TV, bathrooms with shower/WC, and double beds. Some suites have more facilities than others. 

POLAR INSIDE - Our Polar inside cabins are on decks 4, 6, 7 and include bathrooms with shower/WC. The cabins have double or separate beds and TV. All the cabins have individual specifications.

POLAR OUTSIDE - Our Polar outside cabins are situated mostly on the middle or lower decks and all have bathrooms with shower/WC. The cabins also have double or separate beds and individual specifications.

ARCTIC SUPERIOR - OUTSIDE CABIN - Cabins on decks 6 that sleeps up to two people, with a double bed or a flexible sleeping arrangement, kettle and TV. These cabins are adapted for guests with disabilities. We have a limited number of wheelchair accessible cabins, so we ask that they are booked by guests who require these cabins. Please inform us in advance of your disability - you will find Hurtigruten contact information on the Booking Confirmation document. Cabin grade: YA

MINI SUITE - One-room suite on deck 6 and 7 that sleeps up to two people, with TV, seating area, coffee making facilities and minibar. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking. Cabin grade: Q2

GRAND SUITE - One or two-room suites on decks 7 and 8 that sleeps up to two people with a TV, seating area, dining table, coffee making facilities, minibar and some with bathtub. Some also come with scenic bay window or a private balcony. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking. Cabin grade: MG

OWNERS SUITE - Two-room suite on deck 8 that sleeps up to two people, with a TV, seating area, dining table, coffee making facilities, minibar and private balcony. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking. Cabin grade: MX

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Equipped with battery packs and other green technology, Maud will operate year-round expedition cruises along the Norwegian coast from 2021. You will be able to explore Norway like never before, with all the comforts, facilities and expertise you need for creating a perfect adventure. Maud will also be equipped for shore power, to cut emissions to zero when docked in ports with shore power facilities, and she will be fitted with low-emission engines, complying with all known and upcoming regulations. 

Cabins and public areasNorway´s stunning scenery is reflected in the ship´s interior design. Comfortable cabins and suites feature natural Scandinavian materials, such as granite, oak, birch and wool. Our stylish and welcoming public areas create great places to watch the world´s most beautiful coastline pass by.

A specially designed Expedition Launch zone – the tender pit area where guests embark on their on their excursions and off-ship adventures – will be added, complete with tender boats and other expedition equipment. 

A new Science Center will be added. Packed with state-of-the-art technology and high-tech gadgets such as touch screens, science equipment and other interactive features, the edutainment area will also be the on-board HQ for the ship’s Expedition Team.

A wellness-area, complete with gym, lounge and treatment rooms, will be built. 

There will be a range of restaurants :

  • Restaurant Aune, an expedition cruise main restaurant concept. Aune will be social and informal with the use of natural elements in design and interiors, and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner based on a Scandinavian identity.
  • Restaurant Lindstrøm, a specialty restaurant named after the favorite chef of the Norwegian polar heroes, will be added. Lindstrøm will be an upper premium fine dining restaurant with strong roots in traditional Norwegian cooking that are contrasted with modern cuisine.
  • The informal eatery Fredheim, named after a legendary 1920s hunting station in Svalbard that sheltered adventurers from around the world. In addition, a new outdoor grill venue will be added outdoor on the top decks.

Honouring explorer heritage

MS Maud is named after one of the most famous polar vessels of all time, Roald Amundsens “Maud” from 1917. The original “Maud” got her name from the first Queen of modern-day Norway.