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Discover Longyearbyen in May 2025 on one of these 16 tours hand-selected by the travel experts at Adventure Life. Explore the best of Longyearbyen during May 2025 as you enjoy cruises, wildlife viewing, small ship cruises, whale watching, and wildlife & safari exploration. Prices for trips in May 2025 range from $2,750 to $48,818 for a vacation of 7 to 16 days. Choose any of the below 16 itineraries in May 2025 and customize it when you contact one of Adventure Life's expert Longyearbyen trip planners.
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Polar bear in Svalbard
$10,955
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Svalbard Encounter Expedition Micro Cruise

Longyearbyen roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Vikingfjord
  • Visit the stunning Longyearbyen
  • Discover Prins Karls Foreland
  • Explore north west of Spitsbergen
  • See Lilliehöök Glacier on Svalbard
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the stunning landscapes, glaciers, and unmatched natural beauty of this Arctic archipelago by taking a 8-day summer cruise around Svalbard aboard the MV Vikingfjord. Your expedition starts in Longyearbyen, the most northern town in the world. Spend some time on the deck as you cruise …
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Glass-still waters around Spitsbergen
$24,722
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Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore the rare northern fjords
  • Paddle in a deep fjord
  • Explore Lofoten Islands
  • Visit the famous building in Tromso
Starts / Ends:
Bergen / Oslo
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board National Geographic Resolution and explore Norway’s fjord-carved coast, from the charming town of Bergen, past the North Cape to the ice and wildness of the Svalbard archipelago, for a perfect balance between the charmingly scenic and the spectacularly wild. Explore Tromsø and …
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Ski the Arctic.
$3,700
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Alpine Peaks of Spitsbergen, Ski & Sail

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Watch for polar bears and walrus
  • Visit Kongsfjorden and Isfjord
  • Ski the snowy Arctic terrain
  • Enjoy zodiac cruising and hiking
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Skiing, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The 8-day journey will start and end in Longyearbyen. This program is designed for experienced ski mountaineers who have mastered ski techniques both for ascent and descent in challenging snow-covered alpine terrain. A typical day involves ski climbs on mountaintops averaging heights of …
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Svalbard's magnificent glaciers
$6,090
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Springtime in Svalbard

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Quest
  • Enjoy Alkhornet's birdlife
  • Search for Arctic wildlife
  • Visit Prins Karls Forland
  • Discover historic Danskøya
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, 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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Mountains meet the sea in the Arctic
$10,195
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Svalbard Explorer: Best of High Arctic Norway

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Explore Helsinki
  • Witness Spitsbergen
  • Experience Spitsbergen
  • Discover Spitsbergen
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Helsinki
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 10-day expedition cruise aboard the Ultramarine. Experience the Arctic's rich wildlife, including polar bears, walruses, and reindeer. Revel in the surreal continuous daylight as you explore this unique terrain, hike vibrant tundra, and delve into its history and geology. This …
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Sightseeing aboard the ship
$6,595
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Spitsbergen Highlights: Journey into the Arctic Wilderness

Roundtrip Helsinki - 7 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Explore Helsinki
  • Discover Spitsbergen
  • Experience Krossfjorden
  • Explore Smeerenburg
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Helsinki
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 7-day expedition cruise to and from Helsinki aboard the Ultramarine. Encounter Arctic wilderness beyond imagination. Despite its mountainous and glacier-covered terrain, this rocky island boasts vibrant ecosystems within towering cliffs and fjords. With ample exploration time, you can …
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Bearded seal in Svalbard, Norway
$24,360
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Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore the rare northern fjords
  • Paddle in a deep fjord
  • Explore Lofoten Islands
  • Visit the famous building in Tromso
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take National Geographic Endurance in exploring Norway’s fjord-carved coast, from the charming town of Bergen, past the North Cape to the ice and wildness of the Svalbard archipelago, for a perfect balance between the charmingly scenic and the spectacularly wild. Explore Tromso and Bear …
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Beautiful view of Spitsbergen.
$6,795
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Crossing the Arctic Circle, Jan Mayen & Svalbard

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Enjoy Edinburg's unique charm
  • Explore St. Magnus Cathedral
  • Explore Spitsbergen & its wildlife
  • Visit Kirkjubøur
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Sea Spirit to join this 13-day Arctic cruise from Edinburgh, Scotland to Longyearbyen, Norway. Long days and short nights give you ample opportunity to experience this region the way the Vikings did centuries ago. Enjoy stops in the Faroe Islands, Kirkwall, and the Shetland Islands before …
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snow covered mountains
$9,090
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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 Cruises, 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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$9,590
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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 Cruises, 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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Minke whale swimming in the ocean
$3,200
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Arctic Ocean - Aberdeen, Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Ice Edge, Spitsbergen, Birding

Vlissingen - Longyearbyen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Spot white-beaked dolphins
  • Discover Aberdeen
  • Experience Fair Isle
  • Witness the midnight sun
Starts / Ends:
Vlissingen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience the ultimate 12-day Arctic Ocean Cruise aboard MV Hondius. Departing from Vlissingen, your adventure begins with sightings of white-beaked dolphins and majestic orcas as you traverse the North Sea. Arriving in Aberdeen, immerse yourself in the charm of the Granite City before setting …
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pair of killer whales
$2,900
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Arctic Ocean - Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Ice Edge, Spitsbergen, Birding

Aberdeen - Longyearbyen - 10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Explore Aberdeen
  • Experience Fair Isle's charm
  • Explore Jan Mayen
Starts / Ends:
Aberdeen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience the 10-day cruise aboard MV Plancius as you journey through the stunning Arctic Ocean. From the city of Aberdeen to the remote island of Jan Mayen, each destination offers unique experiences and breathtaking scenery.Explore the rugged landscapes of Fair Isle, where you can experience …
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Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland
$7,495
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Northern Odyssey

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Discover Lerwick
  • Experience Vagur
  • Discover Jan Mayen
  • Explore Aberdeen
Starts / Ends:
Aberdeen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 12-day cruise from Aberdeen to Longyearbyen aboard the Ocean Albatros, island-hopping from Scotland to Svalbard near the North Pole. Cruise through lush green landscapes, visiting Orkney, Shetland, Faroe Islands, Jan Mayen, and finally Svalbard. The 12-day adventure on Ocean Albatros …
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Bowhead whales
$3,200
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Arctic Ocean - Aberdeen, Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Ice edge, Spitsbergen, Birding

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Discover Fowlsheugh
  • Experience Fair Isle
  • Explore Jan Mayen
  • Witness Forlandsundet
Starts / Ends:
Vlissingen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 12-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Plancius. From Vlissingen to explore the North Sea's wonders. Witness diverse marine life, from dolphins to majestic whales. Visit Fowlsheugh's seabird cliffs or the vibrant Ythan Estuary. Explore Fair Isle's serene charm, known for its …
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A polar landscape
$2,900
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Arctic Ocean - Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Ice Edge, Spitsbergen, Birding

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Cruise along the edge of sea-ice
  • Visit the volcanic Jan Mayen island
  • Observe orca and minke whales
  • Tour ancient circular stone towers
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a whale safari from the Scottish Islands to Spitsbergen. The Scottish waters offer excellent possibilities to spot Minke Whale, White-beaked Dolphin and Harbour Porpoise. Several other cetaceans, including Orca (Killer Whale), are also native to these waters. This unforgettable Arctic …
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Mountains meet the sea in the Arctic
$9,295
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Svalbard Explorer: Best of High Arctic Norway

Roundtrip Helsinki - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Explorer
  • Explore Helsinki
  • Witness Spitsbergen
  • Experience Spitsbergen
  • Discover Spitsbergen
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Helsinki
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 10-day expedition cruise aboard the Ocean Explorer. Experience the Arctic's rich wildlife, including polar bears, walruses, and reindeer. Revel in the surreal, continuous daylight as you explore this unique terrain, hike vibrant tundra, and delve into its history and geology. This …
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