The Panorama Lounge is named “Ottar Viking” – after the viking chieftan and adventurer, who in the 9th centure sailed around the North Cape.
The Observation Lounge & Bar area is named after Leiv Eiriksson – the first European (viking) to land in North America 500 years before Columbus.
The Fitness is actually a small gym room, equipped with treadmills, exercise bikes, free weights.
The Sun Deck is an open-air space which has the best vantage points for guests to enjoy the Norwegian Arctic scenery views along the ms Kong Harald itinerary route. The area has plenty of tables and chairs. This is also the place for the Hurtigruten Kong Harald’s special ceremony called “Arctic Circle baptism”, which includes a Neptune-costumed crewmember, ice-cold seawater, and a free shot – for warming up.