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Atlanterhavsparken aquarium and Mount Aksla – Hurtigruten land excursion

Atlanterhavsparken aquarium Alesund. Photo by Roger Engvik, Atlanterhavsparken

Atlanterhavsparken aquarium is one of Northern Europe’s largest salt-water aquariums and offers an opportunity to enjoy close encounters with some of the marine life that can be found in an around the coastal waters of Norway.

This is an optional land excursion which you can add to your Hurtigruten cruise booked through Fjord Travel Norway. The land excursion will appear during the tour booking process, with prices and details.

The tour to the Atlanterhavsparken aquarium includes a spectacular diving show in Norway’s largest aquarium tank, where the fish can be seen being hand-fed by the divers, and a visit to the open-air pool to see the resident penguins.

Sunset view from mount Aksla. Photo by Sverre Hjornevik, More & Romsdal Fylke

Sunset view

After the visit to Atlanterhavsparken you continue to the popular recreational area of Mount Aksla, where you can admire the view of Alesund below and capture some memories before returning to the quayside.

Read more about Alesund & its dramatic history
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Alesund, Brosundet canal. Photo by Sverre Hjornevik, Fjord Norway

Brosundet canal – Alesund

Practical info:

Duration: 2 hours
Transportation: Bus
Footwear: Comfortable shoes
Available: November 2- June 1
Land excursion #2D

Available on the following Hurtigruten Cruise packages:
Cruise Arctic Coast & North Cape, 7 nights
Cruise package Bergen-Kirkenes-Oslo, 10 nights
Winter cruise & Northern Lights, 7 nights

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