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Take an amazing cruise to Svalbard in August 2023 on one of Adventure-Life's hand-selected small ships. The most popular things to do on cruises to Longyearbyen, Raudfjord, Hornsund, Krossfjorden, and Ny Alesund during August 2023 are wildlife viewing, small ship cruises, whale watching, kayaking, and hiking. Our cruises in August 2023 range from $4,000 to $130,210 for a trip of 8 to 16 days. Enjoy Svalbard in August on one of these 21 exceptional itineraries in 2023 while sailing from port-to-port on your comfortable small ship without changing hotels or repacking your bags for the entire cruise duration.  Contact one of Adventure Life's cruise planners for help planning your dream trip to Svalbard in August 2023.
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$8,290
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Expedition Svalbard

11 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Quest
  • 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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Giant whale jaw in the arctic
$5,400
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Around Spitsbergen

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Visit an important research center
  • Discover former whaling settlements
  • Board Zodiacs for shore excursions
  • Encounter a vast array of wildlife
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 10-day arctic 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 MV Plancius, an ice-strengthened vessel that is ideal for polar exploration,discover the remote shores, …
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Glass-still waters around Spitsbergen
$34,930
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The Geographic North Pole: Longyearbyen Roundtrip

16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Admire Spitsbergen
  • Enjoy sailing to the ice floes
  • Discover the Geographic North Pole
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Push the limits of sailing with this exceptional new 16-day expedition cruise to the Geographic North Pole. To reach this mythical point covered by ice floe all year round, board Le Commandant-Charcot, 700 km away from any emerged land. Setting sail from Spitsbergen, enjoy an unforgettable maritime …
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Beautiful Hornsund, Norway
$5,400
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Around Spitsbergen, In the realm of Polar Bear & Ice

Longyearbyen - Longyearbyen - 10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Spot minke whale
  • Catch Arctic fox and bearded seal
  • Discover Monaco Glacier
  • See polar bears at Seven Islands
  • Enjoy Bell Sund's flora and fauna
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark the MV Plancius for a 10-day expedition cruise around the Spitsbergen archipelago, where you'll likely see the mighty polar bears, walrus, reindeer, various bird species, and surprisingly beautiful flora. Wildlife walks and zodiac explorations will get you up close to the impressive …
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A zodiac landing on remote shores
$5,400
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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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A walrus relaxes on the snow.
$5,400
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Around Spitsbergen - Kvitoya, In the realm of Polar Bear & Ice

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Visit Ny-Alesund
  • See reindeer, walrus, and whales
  • Climb Soraberget to view the icecap
  • Explore rarely-visited Kvitøya
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the expedition ship MV Hondius and explore the shores of Spitsbergen on this unique Arctic cruise. This 10-day voyage around Spitsbergen gives you a great chance to see whales, foxes, reindeer, seals, and polar bears. The expedition makes a landing on the island of Kvitøya, a site of …
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Hiking in Spitsbergen
$4,000
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North Spitsbergen - Farthest North

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Search for polar bears on pack ice
  • Enjoy excursions in Zodiacs
  • Watch for Greenland and minke whale
  • Navigate through pack ice
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day scenic expedition cruise aboard the MV Janssonius takes you through North Spitsbergen. Trek around historic Longyearbyen, then join your expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, …
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$10,790
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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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Colorful homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
$11,990
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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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Polar bears in the Arctic
$11,470
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Pristine Spitsbergen

Longyearbyen - Tromso - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal
  • Sail across incredible ice floes
  • Explore beautiful jagged mountains
  • View steep-sided valleys
  • Observe Arctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Paris / Paris
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Departing from Longyearbyen, Le Boréal will travel to the Kongsfjorden glaciers, where you may have the opportunity to visit Ny-Alesund. Follow in the footsteps of the historic whalers at the Nordvest Spitsbergen National Park, located further north. Discover the Sor-Spitsbergen National …
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Whale sighting in Polar waters!
$14,895
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Jewels of the Arctic

Longyearbyen to Reykjavik - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Sail along East Greenland
  • Tour across the Scoresby Sund
  • Experience Inuit culture
  • Enjoy the Spitsbergen’s fjords
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Jewels of the Arctic will change you forever: while cruising the icy waters of the Greenland Sea between Spitsbergen and Iceland, keep an eye out for whales, sea ice and countless seabirds. Your days will be jam-packed with once-in-a-lifetime moments: Zodiac cruise amongst gigantic icebergs, …
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Unforgettable shades of blue
$7,000
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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe cathedral-like icebergs
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day voyage starts in Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen), sailing along the Northeast coast of Greenland and ending in Akureyri (Iceland). Approaching Greenland attempt to sail through the sea ice into Foster Bugt, making your first landing at Myggebugten. Beyond the old hunters’ hut (in the …
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Sun shining on the ice
$33,730
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The Geographic North Pole: Longyearbyen to Reykjavik

16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Discover the Geographic North Pole
  • Admire Scoresby Sund
  • Visit the Reykjanes peninsula
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Push the limits of sailing with this exceptional new 16-day expedition cruise to theGeographic North Pole.To reach this mythical point covered by ice floe all year round, 700km away from any emerged land, you will boardLe Commandant-Charcot.Setting sail from Spitsbergen, enjoy an unforgettable …
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Bearded seal in Svalbard, Norway
$9,720
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Fjords and Glaciers of Spitsbergen

Longyearbyen Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal
  • Sail in the Hinlopen Strait
  • Explore amazing ice floes
  • Discover Europe's largest ice cap
  • View the incredible wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Paris / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Le Boreal in Longyearbyen in Norway for an 8-day expedition cruise to the heart of the Svalbard archipelago. Discover the exceptional flora and fauna that live in these extreme conditions, where temperatures reach -30°C in winter. First, sail in the direction of the magnificent glaciers …
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Walrus in the Arctic
$11,495
Savings
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Three Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland - Oslo to Reykjavik

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Marvel at the glaciers and wildlife
  • Hike the tundra and explore
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore
  • Take the Polar Plunge
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Variety is the spice of the Three Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Greenland, and Iceland adventure, named one of National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime. Check three different Arctic regions off your list, heading above the Arctic Circle to Spitsbergen, “wildlife capital of …
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Stunning views from your zodiac cruise
$7,000
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Northeast Greenland - Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe massive icebergs
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Spitsbergen and Northeast Greenland cruise sails waters filled with breathtaking scenery. The expedition passes through areas that are home to seals, seabirds, whales, and polar bears, topped off with nighttime viewing of the Northern Lights. Each day, explore stunning arctic landscapes with …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$10,695
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Arctic Odyssey: Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore Greenland's Fjords
  • Visit Greenland's National Park
  • Enjoy Iceland's Westfjords' coasts
  • Discover the Svalbard Archipelago
Starts/ Ends in:
Oslo / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the M/V Sea Spirit on this 15-day voyage exploring highlights of the Arctic. Starting in Longyearbyen, make your way to Greenland’s East Coast to explore the world’s largest national park and fjord system. Sail past pristine glaciers and thundering waterfalls. Walk on the arctic …
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Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
$7,000
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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe cathedral-like icebergs
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Akureyri
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day voyage starts in Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen), sailing along the Northeast coast of Greenland and ending in Akureyri (Iceland). Approaching Greenland attempt to sail through the sea ice into Foster Bugt, making your first landing at Myggebugten. Beyond the old hunters’ hut (in the …
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