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Embark on a journey to the remote and enchanting Ny-Ålesund, where the majestic creatures of the deep blue sea beckon. Our 17 distinctive whale-watching tours for 2024-2025 offer an unparalleled opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of whales in their natural Arctic habitat. Over the course of 6 to 14 days, you will venture into the heart of Svalbard's pristine wilderness, navigating through ice-clad fjords and past towering glaciers, all while keeping an eye out for the elusive polar bear and a myriad of seabirds. With a starting point of $4,990, these small ship cruises are designed to provide intimate and respectful encounters with the gentle giants of the ocean. To experience the thrill of Arctic whale watching and create memories that will last a lifetime, contact one of Adventure Life's Svalbard specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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    • Ny Alesund
$6,290
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Quest
  • Tour and explore by Zodiac craft
  • See countless spectacular fjords
  • View large numbers of seabirds
  • Search for polar bears and seals
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on theM/S Quest 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 polar …
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snow covered mountains
$8,590
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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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$9,390
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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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Take a zodiac tour to see polar bears.
$7,495
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West Svalbard & Polar Ice Edge

10 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Discover Longyearbyen
  • Explore Forlandet National Park
  • Visit South Spitsbergen
  • Encounter Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 10-day expedition cruise to and from Longyearbyen aboard the Sea Spirit. The adventure starts in Longyearbyen, the lively administrative center of Svalbard. After exploring the stunning views of Longyearbyen, board the ship and sail through Isfjorden. During the following days, explore …
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$10,890
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Expedition Svalbard

12 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Sjoveien
  • Venture out on daily zodiac cruises
  • Explore along fjords and glaciers
  • Learn about Eastern Svalbard
  • Discover Southwest Spitsbergen
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Summer arrives in late June. The midnight sun reigns supreme, and purple saxifrage decorates the slopes. The ice thaws around the islands, and this makes it possible to get further east. Whales are more frequently seen in the waters, and more snow-free areas become accessible for longer walks. At …
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Polar bear balances on the ice in the Arctic
$10,695
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Svalbard Circumnavigation and Kvitøya : In-Depth Exploration in the Land of the Polar Bear

14 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Discover Nordaustlandet
  • Experience Southeast Svalbard
  • Explore Kvitøya
Starts / Ends:
Oslo / Oslo
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 14-day expedition cruise aboard the Sea Spirit. Begin your Arctic expedition in Longyearbyen, exploring the town and visiting the Svalbard Museum. This voyage includes visits to Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, Ny Ålesund, and the rarely explored Kvitøya. You can have …
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Zodiac boats bring you closer to the majestic Arctic landscape
$10,495
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Svalbard Circumnavigation and Kvitøya : In-Depth Exploration in the Land of the Polar Bear

14 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Discover Nordaustlandet
  • Experience Southeast Svalbard
  • Explore Kvitøya
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 14-day expedition cruise aboard the Sea Spirit. Begin your Arctic expedition in Longyearbyen, exploring the town and visiting the Svalbard Museum. This voyage includes visits to Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, Ny Ålesund, and the rarely explored Kvitøya. You can have …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$4,990
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Polar Bear Express

Longyearbyen Roundtrip - 6 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Explore glacial landscapes
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
  • Enjoy scenery of Liefde Fjord
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an incredible vacation as you cruise through icy Arctic waters and landscapes in six days aboard Ocean Albatros. Get ready to explore and discover the unique ecology of this mountain-clad and glaciated island - and get close to a vast array of Arctic wildlife. Spot the walrus, their long …
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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:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, 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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Incredible ice in Svalbard
$10,799
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Wilds of the High Arctic

Longyearbyen Roundtrip - 10 Day Itinerary aboard World Voyager
  • Explore the charming Longyearbyen
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
  • Visit the Svalbard museum
  • Sail to Ossian Sars Nature Reserve
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 10-day unforgettable Arctic expedition in Svalbard, Norway. Start your journey in Longyearbyen, a picturesque village surrounded by steep mountains and glaciers. Explore the village's charming neighborhoods, visit the Svalbard museum, and admire the iconic Hiorthfjellet mountain. …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$9,999
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Wilderness & Wonders of Svalbard

Longyearbyen Roundtrip - 10 Day Itinerary aboard World Voyager
  • Explore the charming Longyearbyen
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
  • Visit the Svalbard museum
  • Sail to Ossian Sars Nature Reserve
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
JoinWorld Voyager on a 10-day Arctic adventure with an expedition to Svalbard, Norway. Starting in Longyearbyen, a charming village nestled in a valley, you'll be surrounded by breathtaking mountains and glaciers. Take a break at the Svalbard museum before indulging in a plethora of activities …
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Visit the colorful town of Longyearbyen in the far north
$8,790
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North Atlantic Expedition

Reykjavík - Longyearbyen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Enjoy the beauty of Svalbard
  • Visit Snaefellness
  • Scout for sea mammals
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in Reykjavik onboard the Ocean Albatros on this 12-day cruise from Reykjavík to Longyearbyen and begin the trip towards the high Arctic as you depart from Iceland’s volcanic wonderland. Along the way, there are planned landings at an incredible three Arctic islands: Iceland …
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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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Snow-covered mountain peaks
$8,390
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Expedition Svalbard

12 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Quest
  • Discover eastern Svalbard
  • Search for Arctic wildlife & birds
  • Find 17th-century whaling remnants
  • Explore spectacular landscapes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an extraordinary adventure in the magical wildernesses of Svalbard!

In July and the beginning of August, it is summer in Svalbard. The midnight sun reigns supreme, and purple saxifrage decorates the slopes. The ice is slowly starting to loosen its grip, which offers good opportunities to …
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$11,990
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Expedition Svalbard

12 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Stockholm
  • Experience eastern Svalbard
  • Observe for Arctic wildlife
  • Discover 17th-century whaling relic
  • Explore stunning landscapes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
To travel on board the small and classic ship M/S Stockholm is a truly unique experience. With only 12 passengers on board, this is like travelling on a private yacht. After 20 years in Svalbard she has the experience and track record of being able to reach sites that are inaccessible to other …
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Whale sighting in Polar waters!
$12,999
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Svalbard Wonders

Longyearbyen Roundtrip - 12 Day Itinerary aboard World Voyager
  • Explore Ny-Ålesund
  • Expert-Guided Wildlife Discoveries
  • Visit the Svalbard museum
  • Sail to Ossian Sars Nature Reserve
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
JoinWorld Voyager on a 12-day Arctic adventure with an expedition to Svalbard, Norway. Starting in Longyearbyen, a charming village nestled in a valley, you'll be surrounded by breathtaking mountains and glaciers. Take a break at the Svalbard museum before indulging in a plethora of activities …
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Incredible ice in Svalbard
$10,499
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High Arctic Explorer

Longyearbyen Roundtrip - 10 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Explore the charming Longyearbyen
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
  • Visit the Svalbard museum
  • Sail to Ossian Sars Nature Reserve
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 10-day unforgettable Arctic expedition in Svalbard, Norway. Start your journey in Longyearbyen, a picturesque village surrounded by steep mountains and glaciers. Explore the village's charming neighborhoods, visit the Svalbard museum, and admire the iconic Hiorthfjellet mountain. …
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