Expedition Team in Alaska and Canada
Our experts are here to safeguard both explorers and the pristine environment. They serve as your invaluable hosts throughout your expedition cruise.
“Our Explorer and small boat cruising activities are a great way to discover smaller places that can´t be reached by big ships.”
- Tomasz, Assistant Expedition Leader
Expedition Teams at Hurtigruten represent the best of the best. The Expedition Team Leader and Assistant Expedition Leaders are experts on safety and sustainability, making sure your exploration of these remote destinations is done right.
Together with guest lecturers and scientists, they will enhance your voyage with first-hand knowledge and fascinating insights, ensure your complete safety during landings and guarantee the lightest possible footprint in this pristine environment.
Leading and teaching
During your discovery of Alaska and Canada, your Expedition Team will lead the way on hikes, guided tours, historical site visits, landscape explorations, and flora and fauna spotting (birds, bears and more).
Briefings occur before each landing, making you aware of any potential risks and of strict protocol regarding local wildlife. Both on and off the ship, lectures are held on a wide variety of specialist topics that cover:
- geology and geography
- sea ice and glaciers,
- biology (marine biology, ornithology)
- history and culture
- photography and storytelling
Expedition Team members in Alaska and Canada
Get to know some of the Expedition Team members you may encounter on a cruise to Alaska or Canada: