Win a Hurtigruten trackable + Expedition Cruise for Two in Norway

Every person defines the word “exploration” differently. For one person, it’s spending a night in a tent on the ice shelf in Antarctica. For another, it could be trying a new food or hiking to a view of the world’s most beautiful fjords. Define what exploration means to you with a special Hurtigruten trackable. Show us how you Connect with Your Inner Explorer and you could win an expedition cruise for two in Norway!

Fill out this trackable request form to be entered to receive one of 3,000 limited edition Hurtigruten polar bear or penguin trackables. Take a Hurtigruten trackable on an adventure and show us how you Connect with Your Inner Explorer. Post photos on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter with #HGInnerExplorer and #Contest until September 20, 2017.

If your photo is selected, you could win one of the following prizes:

  • Grand Prize (1 winner): A 7-day Cruise North along the rugged coast of Norway from Bergen to Kirkenes for two people in 2018. Retail value is approximately $5,000. Airfare and taxes are not included and other restrictions apply.
  • Second Prize (1 winner):  Two Helly Hansen jackets, provided by the Norwegian brand that has been outfitting professional explorers, sailors, and skiers since 1877
  • Third Prize (10 winners): Two special edition Hurtigruten coffee mugs

About Hurtigruten

As Norwegians, Hurtigruten knows a thing or two about exploration. They’ve been exploring the world’s most remote places since 1893 when they started delivering the mail and freight to the rugged fjords of Norway. Hurtigruten still transports explorers, freight, and the mail along the coast of Norway 365 days a year.

You could win a 7-day cruise along the coast of Norway that features:

  • Breathtaking scenery, an up-close look at authentic culture, and stops in 34 ports
  • Departures along the 1,600-mile coast of Norway and its fjords every day of the year
  • Opportunities for active exploration like hiking, dog sledding, and small boat tours
  • Norway’s Coastal Kitchen – our fjord-to-table dining program featuring locally-harvested meats, seafood, and produce from along the route
  • A crossing of the Arctic Circle, a crossing ceremony, and a certificate

They also offer active and authentic cruises to many of the world’s remote places:

  • Antarctica – the most remote place on Earth and wildlife watching nirvana
  • Central and South America – an explorer’s’ dream, with the legendary Patagonia, Machu Picchu, and the Panama Canal
  • North America and Arctic Canada – the land of the caribou, rugged coastline and picturesque towns, and fascinating archaeological sites
  • Svalbard – the island gems of Arctic Norway, with more polar bears than people
  • The Northwest Passage – a challenge to explorers for centuries

Even the most experienced explorers need some inspiration. Show us how you Connect with Your Inner Explorer and you may win an adventure of your own!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. ALL PARTICIPANTS PARTICIPATE AT THEIR OWN RISK AND LIABILITY. Purchase will not increase chances of winning. Contest open to legal US residents who are 21 years of age or older at the start of the contest. The Contest starts at 08:00am PT on June 20, 2017 and continues until 11:59pm PT on September 20, 2017. For full Official Rules and entry information, visit www.geocaching.com/innerexplorer. Void where prohibited. Sponsored by Hurtigruten, Seattle, WA. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. This contest is in no way sponsored or administered by Groundspeak, Inc. DBA Geocaching.


  • Barbara Jensen

    Hmmm, not sure how to enter this contest. There is no link.

  • mountainwanderer

    Click on where it says Fill out this Trackable Request Form, in second paragraph

  • M57

    Sounds like fun but I live in Canada and am excluded. I thought Geocaching was a world wide community. Also I was led to believe that Geocaching principles excluded commercial or advertising interests, which this seems to be, as well as providing personal information to a travel company. Please comment.

  • JimRKY

    OK. Please remember that, regarding caches, nothing decided regarding one cache effects another, so any “regularity” is not to be expected. I guess it’s the same with all the “rules” 8-D Please also remember that there is a 50 state Captain Rodney’s ‘Corporate Partnership’ Event Series this Summer – (which is NOT fully delineated in ‘The Rules’). Certainly they’re spending their Marketing Budget on this series – to which I look forward, BTW.

    That said, I intuit that the Founding Fathers have decided to “cache-in” on Geocaching. And they not only own the bats, balls, gloves, uniforms, umpires, scorecards and playing field – they made (and enforce) the rules, so no one gets a say. I’m not complaining, that’s just the way it is.

    We get to choose whether or not to participate. We ALWAYS have that choice. There it is.

  • JimRKY

    Yes, there is a link, Barbara – it’s contained in the phrase, “Fill out this trackable request form ” as the words “trackable request form”. You can see this when hovering over it, just before you click it to request your trackable 8-D

  • Carly From HQ

    Hi M57! Carly from Geocaching HQ here. Geocaching HQ has been working with brands on trackable promotions for over 10 years. The first one was with Jeep back in 2004 (you may have stumbled upon one of these trackables while out caching). The geocaching community has loved getting involved with these campaigns; free trackables and the potential to win cool prizes. Every promotion is different when it comes to what countries can participate. For example: Mountain Warehouse launched a campaign a couple weeks ago and 5 different countries can participate in the contest including Canada. Hope that helps answer your questions.

  • M57

    I guess it mostly bothers me that i signed up for the contest and gave my personal info to Hurtigruten before I realized I wasn’t eligible for the prizes, and now receive all kinds of advertising emails from Hurtigruten…. to my accounts. hmmmm


  • Carly

    Hi M57! That’s strange. Geocaching & Hurtigruten haven’t sent any emails out except for the announcement email last week (from HQ). The webform hasn’t even closed yet so they do not have your email address (plus you’d have to opt in to receive emails from them) :-). Did you sign up for emails from them via their website?