Part of the
Hurtigruten Group

Halifax to Boston

History, Seafood and Nature Reserves


Departure date
8 days
Multiple Offers

Cruise Overview

Experience the beauty of North America’s eastern seaboard on an 8-day expedition cruise from Halifax to Boston

Join an expedition cruise from Halifax to Boston, exploring the history, local communities and deliciously fresh seafood of North America’s stunning Atlantic coast.  

Discover the natural wonders of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg, and the beaches of Cape Cod National Seashore. 

You’ll cruise through the beautiful wilds of Nova Scotia, stopping in some of New England’s most charming towns, and on to Boston.  

Beautiful nature and maritime history 

Your North America adventure beings by cruising the coast from Halifax in Nova Scotia to the Eastern Scotian Shelf. Rich in wildlife, this area is home to migrating seabirds and Sable Island National Park Reserve, famed for its wild horses and grey seals. Then you’ll sail on to visit the UNESCO-listed former colonial settlement of Lunenburg.  

New England seafood and national parks 

Dine on succulent Maine lobster and get a taste of ‘Down East’ culture as you sail into Eastport, Rockland and Boothbay Harbor – the gateway to the breathtaking Acadia National Park. Walk the sand dunes of scenic Cape Cod in Provincetown and the historic city streets of Boston. 

Note: Some locations are pending government approval 

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Cabin 1
(2-15 years)

Available Dates

No available cabins


We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Exploring Halifax

Day 1

Exploring the Eastern Scotian Shelf

Day 2

Colorful Lunenburg

Day 3

Historic Eastport

Day 4


Day 5


Day 6

Marthas Vineyard

Day 7

Revolutionary Boston

Day 8

What's included

Expedition Cruise

  • Stay in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages* in the Aune and Fredheim restaurants
  • Fine-dining À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and guide activities, both on board and ashore
  • Range of included activities

Onboard activities

  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team
  • Full use of our Science Center, extensive library, and advanced biological and geological equipment
  • The Citizen Science Program allows guests to contribute to ongoing scientific research projects.
  • Our onboard professional photographer will give photography tips and teach techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife photos.
  • The ship has hot tubs, an infinity pool, a sauna, an outdoor and indoor gym, and a running track
  • Join informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings.

Landing activities

  • Escorted landings with small boats (RIBs)
  • Loan of trekking poles and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will be on hand to assist you.


  • All planned activities are subject to weather and ice conditions
  • Excursions and activities are subject to change
  • Please ensure you meet all entry and boarding requirements
  • No gratuities are expected

What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel protection

  • Baggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

Included Programs

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages

Excursions & Activities

Learn more about what you can experience when going with us


Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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