Types Of Northern Light Cruises

The types of northern light cruises you can enjoy depend on the cruise line you choose, as well as the location you wish to visit in order to see the brilliant lights.

For those wanting to learn more about the opportunities available to see the northern lights across the world you will want to discover the best locations to see the lights by cruise ship.

The best places to see the northern lights:

  • Alaska
  • Canada
  • Finland
  • Greenland
  • Iceland
  • Norway

In order to choose which type of northern light cruises are of interest to you, your family, or your group, you will need to look at the different locations from which the northern lights can be see and what the various cruise lines offer.

Alaska Cruises

Cruises to Alaska to view the northern lights will include more than just traveling by cruise ship and viewing the spectacular light show. According to the cruise line, you choose you will find many adventures waiting.

Examples of the different types of northern cruises to Alaska include:

  • 7 Night Sawyer Glacier Cruise by Norwegian Cruise Line leaving Vancouver and visiting ports such as Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Victoria BC, Canada and returning to Seattle.
  • 9 Night Alaskan Cruise offered by Celebrity Cruises leaving Vancouver, British Columbia The ports on the cruise you will visit in Alaska include Sitka, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait, Hubbard Glacier, Ketchikan, and will return to Vancouver.

Canadian Artic/Greenland/Iceland Cruises

There are many different types of cruises that include the Canadian Artic, Greenland, and Iceland from choosing just one area to combining all three locations into a 17-day and 16-night cruise. If you choose this cruise, you will be able to see not only the northern lights but enjoy the beauty of Greenland and Iceland along with an optional kayaking trip.

You may choose only the Canadian Artic with cruises such as the Baffin Island Experience for 11 days, Epic High Arctic for 11 days, Into the Northwest Passage for 15 days, or the Out of the Northwest Passage for 17 days.

For Greenland, you will be able to choose from western or eastern Greenland both offering the chance to see the northern lights.

Finland Cruises

Once again, a Finland cruise may be combined with other locations such as Iceland. The Baltic Capitals Tour offers the chance to visit the various capital cities in the region including Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki, and Stockholm.

Norway Cruises

Norway is one of the most popular destinations to see the northern lights. The various cruise lines offer many different options for those wishing to see the northern lights as well as Norway and other locations in the region. The options include visiting the Artic and Norway; Artic, Norway, Scotland, and the United Kingdom; or Artic, Greenland, Iceland, and Norway, to name a few.

As you can see, there are many different types of northern cruises that will ensure you can see the lights as well as enjoy a great adventure on the high seas.

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