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Ittoqqortoormiit Village, Greenland
$9,995
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Three Arctic Islands: Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen

Northbound - 15 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Marvel at the glaciers and wildlife
  • Hike the tundra and explore
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Oslo
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the three unique regions of Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen starting in Reykjavik, where you get a glimpse of this modern city steeped in Icelandic culture and history, you’ll cruise high above the Arctic Circle to the remote eastern coast of Greenland and then venture to the …
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Polar bears in the Arctic
$8,195
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Spitsbergen Explorer

12 Day Itinerary aboard RCGS Resolute
  • Watch for beluga whales
  • Zodiac or kayak near glaciers
  • Learn about whaling in Svalbard
  • Encounter polar bears
Starts/ Ends in:
Spitsbergen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Spitsbergen and the Svalbard Archipelago - regions rich in wildlife and birdlife, glaciology, and history on this 12-day Arctic cruise aboard the RCGS Resolute. Beginning in the capital city of this Norwegian Territory, from the moment the ship's lines are thrown, enter into the land of …
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Qeqertarsuaq
$10,895
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Baffin Island and Greenland Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard RCGS Resolute
  • Enjoy spectacular landscapes
  • Marvel at Ilulissat icefjord
  • Admire unique wildlife
  • Visit remote Inuit communities
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Commence our expedition in Iqaluit and explore the south east corner of the Baffin island's Monumental Island and the small hamlet of Pangnirtung. Throughout your journey you areconstantly on the lookout for wildlife - including a variety of bird and marine life and of course, the icon of the …
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Viking settlement, Anse-aux-Meadows
$3,995
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Newfoundland Circumnavigation

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit Newfoundland´s remote reaches
  • Hike phenomenal landscapes
  • Travel with naturalists & musicians
  • Visit an antique Viking settelement
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the lively culture and dramatic scenery of Newfoundland on this 11-day cruise starting and ending in historic St. John´s. Enjoy daily expedition stops and community visits, stop at Red Bay's Basque Whaling Station, learn about the Viking history, and enjoy a taste of the …
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$7,490
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Expedition Svalbard

11 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Quest (Sea Endurance)
  • Explore eastern Svalbard
  • Search for Arctic wildlife & birds
  • Find 17th-century whaling remnants
  • Cruise spectacular landscapes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit Svalbard during the second half of the season on this Arctic expedition cruise. The ice is slowly starting to loosen its grip, which offers good opportunities to explore the seldom-visited eastern parts. During this expedition explore the Arctic archipelago, searching for wildlife such as …
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$9,590
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Expedition Svalbard

11 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Sjoveien
  • Embark on daily Zodiac cruises
  • Cruise along fjords and glaciers
  • Discover Eastern Svalbard
  • Explore Southwest Spitsbergen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The autumn in Svalbard offers beautiful colors, a warm light, and spectacular sunsets. The ice in the eastern parts of the archipelago has usually retreated at this time, which offers good opportunities to explore the more seldom-visited parts around Nordaustlandet. With ten nights on board theM/S …
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Walruses huddled together on the ice
$6,695
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Spitsbergen Encounter

Photography Symposium - 10 Day Itinerary aboard RCGS Resolute
  • Hone your photography skills
  • Kayak and zodiac among glaciers
  • Encounter polar bears
  • Learn about whaling in Svalbard
Starts/ Ends in:
Spitsbergen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spitsbergen and the Svalbard archipelago offer a tremendous wildlife and birdlife experience, as well as a fascinating lesson in glaciology. This voyage focuses on the western and northern coast of Spitsbergen, and as far north as the permanent pack ice.

Onboard Photographic Symposium:

An …
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Colorful homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
$11,490
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Expedition Svalbard

11 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Stockholm
  • Explore eastern Svalbard
  • Search for Arctic wildlife
  • Find 17th-century whaling remnants
  • Cruise spectacular landscapes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit Svalbard during the second half of the season on this 11-day Arctic expedition cruise. The ice is slowly starting to loosen its grip, which offers good opportunities to explore the seldom-visited eastern parts. During this expedition explore the Arctic archipelago, searching for wildlife such …
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$7,890
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Sjoveien
  • Cruise Arctic fjords and islands
  • Embark on daily Zodiac cruises
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • See remains of Arctic exploration
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The midnight sun reigns supreme, the bird colonies are teeming with life, and the peaks of the dramatic mountainranges are beautifully snow-covered. The ice still keeps the island of Svalbard in its grip and you can admire the ever-changingice formations. Spring has arrived and summer is just …
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$5,690
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Quest (Sea Endurance)
  • Tour and explore by Zodiac craft
  • See countless spectacular fjords
  • View large numbers of seabirds
  • Search for polar bears and seals
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on the Sea Endurance and enjoy this incredible 9-day Svalbard Adventure. The bird colonies are teeming with life and the peaks of the dramatic mountain ranges are snow-covered. Ice still keeps the islands in its grip and you can admire the ever-changing ice formations while searching for …
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Reindeer feeding in the arctic.
$5,700
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Spitsbergen Odyssey

11 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Sail along Spitsbergen's glaciers
  • Enjoy almost 24h of sunlight
  • Spot Arctic wildlife
  • Visit abandoned whaling stations
  • Photograph Arctic tundra flowers
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Revel in the diversity of Svalbard Island and sail into the kingdom of the polar bear. Explore the coastline, with no open sea crossings, against a backdrop of spectacular glacier-covered peaks. Discover deep fjords in the west; mysterious, fossil-rich desert plains in the east; and best of all, …
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Touring icebergs in a zodiac.
$5,290
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Springtime in Svalbard

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Quest (Sea Endurance)
  • Enjoy Alkhornet's birdlife
  • Search for Arctic wildlife
  • Visit Prins Karls Forland
  • Discover historic Danskøya
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
It is spring in the Arctic and it is an indescribable experience to be there and witness the archipelago spring to life. The polar bear yearlings venture out for the first time, the Arctic foxes and the Svalbard reindeer still wear their winter fur and seals, and walruses can often be seen resting …
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A zodiac landing on remote shores
$5,050
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Around Spitsbergen - In the realm of Polar Bear & Ice

Spitsbergen Circumnavigation - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Discover unspoiled wilderness
  • Spot iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore the arctic's landscapes
  • Watch for the elusive beluga whale
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 10-day voyage around Spitsbergen, where you have chances to see the King of the Arctic, walrus, reindeer, various bird species, and surprisingly beautiful flora. Aboard the Ortelius, explore the Arctic shores on this polar expedition cruise. Take in the history of the region with …
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$8,990
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Stockholm
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Take daily Zodiac cruises
  • Search for Arctic wildlife
  • Explore grand icy landscapes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the majesty of the Arctic during this unforgettable 9-day trip aboard the M/S Stockholm. The atmosphere,the curiosity on board, the classic interior, and the delicious food are elementsthat make this trip unique. The midnight sun reigns supreme, the bird coloniesare teeming with life, …
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A polar landscape
$4,050
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North Spitsbergen - 82 Degrees North

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Watch seals and walrus on ice floes
  • Walk through Spitsbergen's tundra
  • Explore the spectacular Raudfjord
  • Observe walruses and harbor seals
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spitsbergen, the land of the Polar Bear, is an Arctic archipelago about 650 kilometers (400 miles) north of Norway and only a 1000 kilometers (600 miles) south of the North Pole. It is by far the largest wilderness area of Europe and offers some of the finest scenery and wildlife experiences in the …
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Kittiwake bird in flight
$6,450
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Around Spitsbergen

Spitsbergen Circumnavigation - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Noorderlicht
  • Enjoy strolling around Longyearbyen
  • Visit whaling and hunting station
  • Look out for wildlife
  • Visit the island of Ytre Norskøya
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on this 16-day Arctic expedition on the two-mast sailing vessel the Noorderlicht. Discover the region's rugged terrain and the multitude of wildlife that inhabit the tundra, cliffs, beaches, and Arctic waters. Visit former whaling and hunting settlements showcase the treacherous …
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Hiking under the Northern Lights
$2,405
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Northern Lights & Whales: Sea & Land

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Visit Snaefellnes Peninsula
  • Discover idyllic Isafjördur
  • Hike along a black sandy beach
  • Watch whales in offshore waters
Activities:
Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the silence and tranquility of Iceland on this 7-day trip that offers you the opportunity to admire the famous and incredible northern lights and unique whale watching. Begin your explorations with a 3-day cruise with shore excursions and interesting lectures before an exciting bus tour along …
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Northern lights - Aurora borealis
$2,038
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Northern Lights and Whales Express Tour

5 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Encounter a variety of whales
  • Look out for the Northern Lights
  • Visit Snaefellsnes peninsula
  • Tour the idyllic town of Isafjordur
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Most people have heard about the “Aurora Borealis”, but not many have seen it with their own eyes. The time between September and March offers the best chance to witness this phenomenon. Another focus of this unique tour is the maritime life. Lots of different whale species spend …
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