Northern Isles

5 nights sailing from Newcastle on cruise ship Ambition

Itinerary: Sailing from Newcastle, visiting Amsterdam, Antwerp (Belgium), ending in Newcastle.
Discounts & Special offers:
from £603 Price per person based on double occupancy

Cruise Northern Isles

5 nights sailing from Newcastle on cruise ship Ambition

from £603 Price per person

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Inside

Superior Twin Inner 3

Standard Twin Inner 1

Standard Plus Twin Inner 2

Premium Twin Inner 4

Ocean View

Standard Twin Oceanview 7

Standard Twin Obstructed view 6

Superior Twin Oceanview 9

Superior Plus Oceanview Twin 11

Standard Plus Twin Oceanview 8

Premium Twin Oceanview 12

Balcony

Premium Balcony 16

Suite

Superior Junior Suite SJS

Premium Suite PS

Deluxe Suite DS

Junior Suite JS

Which stateroom suits you better?

Which cruise cabin is the best to book? If you are wondering what type of stateroom to book, don't worry, with our quick cabin guide we'll try to help you book the cabin that best suits you. Our cruise specialised agents are also here to help you book the perfect cabin for you.

Do you want to book more than one cabin?

You need to make as many bookings as staterooms needed. If you prefer you can call us and speak to our cruise specialised agents. 020 3636 9656

Cruise Itinerary

Full Itinerary
Day 1 Newcastle Embarkation | Departure: 18:00H
Day 2 at sea
Day 3 Amsterdam Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 17:00H 10 hours in destination
Day 4 Antwerp (Belgium) Arrival time: 09:00H | Departure: 18:00H 9 hours in destination
Day 5 at sea
Day 6 Newcastle Arrival time: 07:00H
Northern Isles Cruise itinerary  - Ambassador Cruise Line

Northern Isles

5 nights Cruise on Ambition. Sailing from Newcastle, visiting Amsterdam, Antwerp (Belgium), ending in Newcastle.

Northern Isles Cruise itinerary  - Ambassador Cruise Line
Northern Isles Cruise itinerary  - Ambassador Cruise Line

Newcastle

Newcastle is a port city in the North East of England. Its a lively and diverse city, known for its nightlife, art, music and sports. The Port of Tyne is a deep river port and lies on the North Bank of the Tyne River some 10 miles east of the centre of Newcastle. The Port of Tyne offers secure car parking facilities to passengers. Port Address: Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal. Coble Dene. North Shields. Tyne & Wear. NE29 6EE

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Amsterdam

Cycling is a quintessentially Dutch means of getting around the “Postcard City”. You can catch all the sights on a bike by booking a guided tour. Lose yourself in a maze of canals that encircle the city. Visit the flea markets to discover the multi-ethnic spirit of Amsterdam. Some of Amsterdams main attractions, includes its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam Museum, its red-light district, and its many cannabis coffee shops.

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Antwerp (Belgium)

Antwerp is a city and municipality in Belgium and the capital of the Antwerp province of Flanders. However the Brussels-Capital Region is considered as the largest Belgian city internationally. Antwerp is located on the right (eastern) bank of the river Scheldt, which is linked to the North Sea by the Westerschelde estuary. The city has one of the largest seaports in Europe. Antwerp has long been an important city in the Low Countries both economically and culturally, especially before the Spanish Fury (1576) in the period of the Dutch Revolt. Antwerp is the largest city, a bustling old port, it boasts a very large medieval district, beautiful baroque churches and late nineteenth century streets. Many artists (like Rubens and Vincent van Gogh) lived and worked here, hence the presence of Belgium's main museums. It is an important fashion centre and is renowned for its diamond trading

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Newcastle

Newcastle is a port city in the North East of England. Its a lively and diverse city, known for its nightlife, art, music and sports. The Port of Tyne is a deep river port and lies on the North Bank of the Tyne River some 10 miles east of the centre of Newcastle. The Port of Tyne offers secure car parking facilities to passengers. Port Address: Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal. Coble Dene. North Shields. Tyne & Wear. NE29 6EE

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The ship: Ambition

World-class entertainment, exceptional cuisine, and an intimate yet spacious cruising experience. Enjoy visiting the world’s most remote wonders and natural treasures on an environmentally sustainable ship.

Ambassador Cruise Line's second lady of the sea. Ambition can carry up to 1,200 passengers to give her a true sense of comfort and space in her 714 cabins, 125 of which have balconies and 113 are suites with up to 62m2 of living space. Her dining options will inspire you with two main restaurants, speciality dining options, and a more casual bistro-style café. Sit back, relax and enjoy a drink in one of her four bars, lounges and pub. Or take in a show in the tiered main theatre, or discover your hidden talents casino, card room, library, and craft studio. Other facilities include the wellness centre, gym, two swimming pools and a range of retail shops, perfect for days at sea.

Year renovated 2022
Beam 28.8 m.
Length 216 m.
Tonnage 41,123 tn.
Occupancy 1200
Number of decks 10
Number of staterooms 73
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What's included onboard?

Comfortable accommodation in chosen cabin category.

Sumptuous full board cuisine (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner).

A wide range of entertainment, including evening shows, plays, cabarets, live music & classical interludes.

Daytime activities, quizzes, dance classes and outside deck games.

Range of fitness, dance and wellness classes

Use of gym, swimming pools and hot tubs

Spa access

Porterage of luggage between the port and cabin.

All port taxes, fees and charges

What's not included?

Travel insurance; travel joining costs to the port of embarkation (except for fly-cruises where specified); optional destination experiences; port parking; onboard spending of personal nature like drinks, gifts, shopping, laundry, communications etc; any visa and health certificate charges that may apply; and crew gratuities and services charges which will be automatically billed to your onboard account. 

Ambassador Cruise Line operates an automatic system whereby an amount of £6 per person per night (this amount reduces to £5 pp/pn for cruises of 16 nights or more in duration) and is automatically added to your onboard account; this also includes all service charges for drinks - All monies are collated so a portion goes to each crew member, who helps to make your cruise special; this is not only distributed to your cabin steward and your waiter or bar attendant, it is also distributed between the hidden stars behind the scenes, such as laundry operatives and kitchen staff, who you might never get to meet in person; Please note that these amounts may change - For sailings booked on and after 1 September 2023,  gratuities are £7pp (£6pp on cruises of 16 nights or more) per night - adult only; for children aged 12-17 years of age, where applicable on a multi-generational sailing fares shown exclude gratuities at £4pp per night.

Your benefits & more

  • Up to £100 Free Credit!
    Up to £100 Free Credit!

    £50 per person onboard credit is valid on any new bookings made between 16/02/24 and 23.59 20/02/24 on selected cruises only. £50pp will be added to your onboard account for the selected cruise booked. Please note onboard credit is only applicable to the lead booked guest and secondary guest (if applicable) in each cabin over the age of 18 and is not applicable to any 3rd/4thberth guest, or any child under 18 travelling.

  • Adult Only

    Ambassador Cruise Line operates as primarily adult only cruises (18 years and over) except a few multi-generational sailings. This means that you can enjoy the pleasures of cruising in the company of adult guests.

  • Up to £100 Free Onboard Credit!

    Offer ends 24th April 2024 inclusive. Onboard Credit Offer is valid on any sailing departing between 07/04/2024-21/03/2025 only. Applicable on all twin cabin grades on both Ambience and Ambition, structured as sailings of 3-16 nights Inside £25 per cabin, Ocean View £50 per cabin, Balcony £75 per cabin, Suites £100 per cabin. On sailings 17+ nights you get double onboard credit based on your cabin grade booked. Single cabins get 50% of the per cabin value based on cabin booked and duration. Please note onboard credit is not applicable to sailings 2 nights or under, any festive/in port events or any booking made outside of the above dates and is only applicable to the lead booked guest and secondary guest (if applicable) in each cabin over the age of 18 and is not applicable to any 3rd /4th berth guest, or any child under 18 travelling.

  • Fare Types

    Ambassador Fares include Gratuities & service charges and the Top Expedition Drinks Package, which includes Premium & House Wines, Premium & House brands from the bar, Premium teas & speciality coffees, Choice of 1st or 2nd dining sitting for dinner (excludes table size) and Priority for complimentary cabin upgrades (subject to availability). You will be offer this fare when making the booking online or you can call us on 020 3499 5846 for more information and bookings.

What you need to know

Specially adapted cabins

Ambience has thirteen cabins adapted for those needing mobility aids, and Ambition has two. Please note that to book one of these cabins you must contact us before making any booking on our website, as these cabins cannot be booked online. Call 020 3499 5846 for more information about these cabins.

Ambassador Cruise Line warmly welcomes guests with disabilities, including those with mobility restrictions as well as restricted sight and hearing. However, with the very different nature of a cruising holiday when compared to one on land, and purely for safety reasons, such guests should be accompanied by an able-bodied, or a fully sighted/hearing companion (as appropriate), who will be responsible for providing any assistance that you may require both onboard and ashore. In addition to this, Ambasador Cruise Line welcomes guests who wish to bring a lightweight wheelchair/scooter with them for shore use only however, these must be stored in your cabin at all times and cannot be used on board the vessel in any circumstance.

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