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Wintertime Norway Cruise

Wintertime Norway Cruise

Newcastle's convenient location means you can escape quickly into Norway's effortlessley beautiful winter landscape on this action-packed Arctic adventure

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18-29 March 2020

11 nights

from £1449


Newcastle's convenient location means you can escape quickly into Norway's effortlessley beautiful winter landscape on this action-packed Arctic adventure.  In less than two weeks aboard Balmoral you can experience a land of polar parks, authentic husky sledding, intriguing architecture and more, with a chance to capture the awe-inspiring spectacle of the Northern Lights too.  The flawless beauty of Norway's North Cape will dazzle you in every way.



Date                                                  Arrive               Depart                  Destination

Wed 18 March                                                 pm                          Newcastle

Thu 19-Fri 20 March                                                                 Cruising

Sat 21 March                             early pm          late night           Narvik, Norway

Sun 22 March                             late pm                                    Alta, Finnmark, Norway

Mon 23 March                                                                           Alta, Finnmark, Norway

Tue 24 March                                                  late pm                Alta, Finnmark, Norway

Wed 25 March                             early am         late pm                Tomso, Norway

Thu 26 March                              early am         late pm                Bodo, Norway

Fri 27-Sat 28 March                                                                    Cruising

Sun 29 March                              am                                           Newcastle





· Seek out the spellbinding Northern Lights

· Visit the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel from Alta

· Explore Arctic landscapes on a thrilling dog sledding ride

. Visit the Polar Nature Park to see Norwegian and Arctic animals




Home pick-up * Comfortable ensuite cabin accommodation * Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5 course a la carte dinner, late night buffet and self-service tea & coffee * Varied daytime activities * Lectures & Talks * Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & Gym * Choice of live evening entertainment * 2 formal nights * 2 night stay in Alta



Not included in package:

All drinks on board

Shore excursions

Hair & beauty treatments & selected fitness classes

Personal laundry & dry cleaning

Passport & Visa costs

Holiday Insurance

Government levies or taxes

Discretionary gratuities to crew & guides etc on board or ashore.


Please Note:  In partnership with CITO Limited who is the principal for Fred Olsen Cruise Lines and therefore Jones Holidays are acting as agents.


Fuel Surcharges / Fuel Supplements

Fred Olsen reserve the right to levy fuel surcharges/fuel supplements at any time and we will advise any changes to the above prices as soon as we are aware.


Prices are correct at time of going to print but may change at any time, call for latest prices.

BALMORAL - Fred Olsen Line


Named after the Scottish home of the Royal family, Balmoral is a classically styled ship exuding a welcoming, friendly atmosphere and a warming, home-from-home feel.  Balmoral is the newest and largest ship in the Fred.Olsen fleet.  There is a range of dining options available to suite all tastes and a fantastic selection of bars and lounges.






Comfortable, stylish complete with smart TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning.


Irresistible choice of cuisine every day throughout your cruise – with 5 course a la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets, late-night snacks and more.

Shore Excursion:

Shore excursions are not included in our packages.  A shore tour information booklet will be sent to you by Fred.Olsen.  These can be booked directly with Fred.Olsen prior to departure or once on board (subject to availability).  Naturally you may wish to explore at your own pace, however please do check visa & immigrations requirements for the port of call.


Having suitable insurance cover is a mandatory requirement for your cruise, please ensure your policy covers ocean cruising.


Fred.Olsen requires every passenger to have a passport with at least 6 months validity.


Whilst Fred.Olsen warmly welcome guests with disabilities and/or reduced mobility it should be recognised that their fleet is not ideally suited to those fully reliant upon mobility aids or those unable to negotiate a stepped gangway.  If you have any concerns regarding your suitability please discuss this with us before booking.


Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Chester Services M56 Chester Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Garden City Garden City , Amontola Restaurant
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
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