Features Of Northern Lights Cruises

As you plan your northern lights cruise you may want to learn more about the different features that you and your family can enjoy. The features can include such factors as amenities on the ship and your room, activities that you can enjoy besides seeing the northern lights, and even other adventures that can be mixed in with your cruise.

Room features of the cruises

Room features vary according to the cruise line you choose, but all have different room accommodations from basic to extravagant in most cases. The smaller cruise lines may not have as many options; however, you may have a more personal cruise with smaller ships.

Examples of room features using Norwegian Cruise Lines include:

  • 3 bedroom garden villa
  • suite with balcony known as the owners haven
  • 2 bedroom villa for the family with balcony also in the same style as the haven
  • Penthouse with balcony with the same style as the haven only with a courtyard view
  • 2 bedroom suite for the family with balcony
  • penthouse with oversized balcony
  • mini suite with balcony aft-facing
  • mini suite with balcony at mid-ship

Activity features found with the cruises

Each cruise line has different activities and fun things for the family to do while at sea.
Examples of some of the activities you may find with your cruise line include:

  • Swimming pools
  • Spas
  • Kiddie pools
  • Hot tubs
  • Sundecks
  • Exercise room
  • Cabanas
  • Massage
  • Martini bar
  • Wine bar
  • Whisky pub
  • Beer pub
  • Theatre
  • Video arcade
  • Art gallery
  • Casino
  • Internet café
  • Onboard restaurants such as steakhouses, Asian, Italian, French, and kids café

On the Norwegian cruise ship, you will find such restaurants as Zura main dining room, Cagney’s steakhouse, Mama’s Italian Kitchen, and Teppanyaki Room to name a few.

Port features of the cruises

According to the location of your northern cruise, you can visit a wide variety of ports. For Alaskan cruises, you can enjoy visiting ports such as Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Victoria BC Canada, Icy Strait, Hubbard Glacier, and Sitka. Cruises to the Baltic will let you visit such capital cities as Helsinki, Stockholm, Tallinn, and Riga.

Exotic features of the cruises

A few cruise lines mix adventure along with the cruise where passengers can enjoy doing more than just visiting port cities. One such tour is by Fjord Travel. The features of this cruise are completely different as it the cruise offers more in the way of adventure. Passengers will begin their journey on a train from Oslo to Trondheim. From here, they will board a ship to Kirkenes. The cruise or tour also includes dog sledding and a snow mobile safari to make the adventure more exciting.

The features of northern lights cruises is all dependent on the cruise line you choose, the location you wish to see, and just how active you want to be. The choices can be relaxing to thrilling according to the package you choose.

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