MS Fridtjof Nansen represents the next generation of expedition ships and explores some of the most spectacular corners of the globe. The stunning scenery is reflected in a rich and comfortable interior design. Scandinavian materials from nature, such as granite, oak, birch, and wool is used to create relaxed and stylish cabins and public areas. All cabins are outside cabins, and 50% have private balconies. Aft suites feature private outdoor Jacuzzis with spectacular views. The core of the onboard experience is the Nansen Science Center, an edutainment venue where guests and crew members meet to foster a deeper understanding of the areas we explore. The Nansen Science Center is also the onboard headquarters for the expedition team. Each expedition voyage is accompanied by a hand-picked team of specialists and modern-day explorers. Highly experienced, passionate, and knowledgeable, the expedition team will be your guides and guardians on your cruise of exploration, instructing you on safety, sustainability, and science.
|# of Inside Cabins||0|
|# of Outside Cabins||212|
|# of Cabins w/ Verandas||135|
|# of Suites||53|
|Max. Room Occupancy||2|
One person must be 21 or older
|Main Dining Room Seating||Assigned|
|Onboard Currency||European Union Euro|
|Services & Amenities|
|Beauty Salon/Barber Shop||No|
|Cell Phone Service||No|
|Wireless Internet Access||No|
|Laundromats (self service)||No|
|Outdoor Movie Screen||No|
|Fitness & Sports Facilities|
|Golf Driving Net||No|
|Ice Skating Rink||No|
|Rock Climbing Wall||No|
|Water Sports Platform||No|
|Cabin Features & Amenities|
|24-Hour Room Service||No|
|Supervised Youth Program||No|
|Water Playground/Splash Park||No|
|Special Needs & Requests|
(private connecting doors)
|Single Occupancy Cabins||No|
|Single Share Program||No|
Category MA, MB, MC, MD, ME, MF (Expedition Suite)These suites are large, well-appointed cabins with expansive windows and most have balconies. Some have a private outdoor hot tub. The suites feature flexible sleeping arrangements with comfortable sofas, sitting areas and TV. Expedition suites are exclusively in upper and mid-deck locations. Our Expedition Suite concept includes an amenity kit, bathrobe, espresso maker, and more. Can accommodate up to four passengers.
Category MA is an Extra Large Corner Suite with private balcony. Ship’s most spacious cabins with large windows.
Category MB is an Extra Large Corner Suite without balcony. Aft corner suite with sofabed.
Category MC is an Aft Corner Suite with private balcony and hot tub.
Category MD is a Large Corner Suite with private balcony. Adapted for guests with wheelchair.
Category ME is a Suite with private balcony.
Category MF is a Corner suite with large windows.
Category XY, XTD, XT, TT, TY (Arctic Superior)Arctic Superior class cabins are comfortable and roomy accommodation and most have balconies. Flexible sleeping arrangements, sofa beds, TV and other features make this one of our most popular categories. Our Arctic Superior concept includes an amenity kit, kettle, tea and coffee. Can accommodate two to four passengers.
Category XY is an accessible cabin with balcony.
Category XTD is a high deck cabin with balcony.
Category XT is a high deck cabin with balcony.
Category TY is a large accessible cabin without balcony.
Category RR, RJ, RS, RL (Polar Outside)The Polar Outside cabins are primarily on the middle decks with windows, most are spacious, have flexible sleeping arrangements and TV for excellent and high standard accommodation. Can accommodate two to four passengers.
Category RS are cabins on lower/middle decks.
Category RR are larger cabins on middle decks. Some have sofa beds.
Category RL are cabins on middle decks with portholes.