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Looking to hike, bike, trek or paddle your way around Svalbard? Choose from one of these 16 adventure tours to Svalbard that feature cruises, wildlife viewing, wildlife & safari exploration, adventure options, and small ship cruises visiting adventure hot spots like Longyearbyen, Smeerenburg, Alkefjellet, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), and Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier). Our adventure tours to Svalbard in 2024 range in price from $4,000 to $52,795 for trips of 7 to 24 days. Tell us about your ideal trip to Svalbard and one of Adventure Life's Svalbard travel specialists can help you design the perfect, seamless trip.
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Spitsbergen
$12,595
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Spitsbergen Photography: Domain of the Polar Bear

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
  • Enjoy continuous daylight
  • Cruise in a Zodiac
  • Learn techniques from photographers
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Helsinki
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Cruising along the coast, ice edge and inner fjords of Spitsbergen, you’ll be immersed in the natural wonders of the land of the midnight sun as you pursue your quest to photograph arctic wildlife: the polar bear as it prowls the edges of the pack ice on its perpetual hunt for food; the …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$4,995
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Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

Helsinki-Longyearbyen - 7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Enjoy all the adventures
  • Kayak surrounded by icebergs
  • Hike the arctic tundra
  • Look for arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
In a single week cruise through the pack ice up to 80°N along the west coast of Spitsbergen. Spend your days on a constant search for wildlife, exploring as much of the area as possible to optimize the opportunities to spot the most iconic of arctic wildlife, the polar bear. Enhance your …
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Zodiac cruising in Spitsbergen
$8,795
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Introduction to Spitsbergen: Fjords, Glaciers, and Wildlife of Svalbard

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Cruise in a Zodiac
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
  • Immerse in the Arctic realm
  • Hike the polar desert
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This fascinating expedition provides a taste of everything Spitsbergen has to offer, starting with its largest settlement, Longyearbyen. The largest island of the Svalbard archipelago is known as the “wildlife capital of the Arctic,” and on this stirring voyage. Geared toward optimum …
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Viewing Brunnichs guillemots on columnar basalt cliffs
$15,295
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Spitsbergen Circumnavigation: A Rite of Passage

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Explore Helsinki
  • Discover Spitsbergen
  • Experience Spitsbergen
  • Lookout for Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Helsinki
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Embark on a 14-day expedition cruise roundtrip to Helsinki aboard the Ultramarine. Explore remote landing sites with glimpses into 16th-century maritime culture. Marvel at iconic Arctic wildlife like walruses, reindeer, and polar bears. Enjoy birdwatching at the 14th of July Glacier and …
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A polar bear and her playful cub.
$12,350
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Land of the Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Arctic Svalbard

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • View polar bears on the pack ice
  • Observe walruses and other wildlife
  • Hike, walk, Zodiac cruise & kayak
  • Enjoy superlative photos ops
Starts / Ends:
Oslo / Oslo
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A high Arctic archipelago situated beyond Norway’s fjord-fretted coast, a mere 600 miles from the North Pole, Svalbard is a place of deep fjords, snowcapped mountains, and massive sheets of ice glowing under the midnight sun. It’s a magnificent polar bear habitat that provides …
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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$7,395
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Introduction to Spitsbergen: Fjords, Glaciers and Wildlife of Svalbard

Helsinki to Helsinki - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Cruise in Zodiac to explore Arctic
  • Hike the tundra and polar desert
  • Experience continuous daylight
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Helsinki
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 10-day polar expedition on Ocean Adventurer that gives you a taste of everything Spitsbergen has to offer, beginning in Longyearbyen, the island’s largest settlement. The largest island of the Svalbard archipelago is known as the "wildlife capital of the Arctic," and on …
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Mountains meet the sea in the Arctic
$12,795
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Svalbard Explorer: Best of High Arctic Norway

12 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 12-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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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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Kayaking through the arctic waters.
$25,695
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Arctic Complete: Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland

Reykjavik - Longyearbyen - 24 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Discover Spitsbergen's diversity
  • Venture to the Arctic kingdom
  • See abandoned whaling stations
  • Explore the coastline and fjords
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Svalbard
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 24-day expedition cruise on the Greg Mortimer from Reykjavik to Longyearbyen takes you to see the sights of the high Arctic this summer. As with the Inuit and Vikings before you, this 24-day Arctic expedition is a sea-based excursion. From high above the Arctic Circle, you can see deep fjords, …
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Glass-still waters around Spitsbergen
$4,600
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East Spitsbergen and Bear Island, In the realm of Polar Bear & Ice, Including Long Hikes

9 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Look for amazing Arctic wildlife
  • Explore largest town, Longyearbyen
  • Explore Bell Sund’s flora, fauna
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience Arctic exploration in Longyearbyen, the administrative hub of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago. Cruise through Hornsund's spectacular area, encountering seals, polar bears, and nesting seabirds. Explore Bear Island, Hopen Island, and the lush tundra of south Edgeøya for …
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Watch the sun set over the iceber-filled Arctic Ocean.
$12,495
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Spitsbergen In Depth: Big Island, Big Adventure

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Explore the arctic by Zodiacs
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • View numerous arctic bird species
  • Encounter iconic arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day itinerary offers the most extensive exploration of Spitsbergen while experiencing all of the adventures the island has to offer. This is one of the best regions to see polar bears, walrus and reindeer; plus, the impressive 14th of July Glacier and Alkefjellet cliff are both birdwatching …
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Walrus in the Arctic
$18,295
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Three Arctic Islands: Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen

Helsinki to Reykjavik - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean 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
  • Take the Polar Plunge
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day expedition aboard the Ocean Explorer and discover three distinct Arctic regions. Venture beyond the Arctic Circle to explore Spitsbergen, known as the "wildlife capital of the Arctic" in the Svalbard archipelago and remote East Greenland, before ending your journey in …
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Walrus in the Arctic
$10,795
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Three Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland

Helsinki 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
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, 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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Ivory Gulls on the pristine snow
$4,000
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East Spitsbergen, Home of the Polar Bear - Summer Solstice, Including Long Hikes

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Look for amazing Arctic wildlife
  • Sail through amazing glaciers
  • Explore largest town, Longyearbyen
  • Visit Ivory gulls in Agardhfjellet
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day expedition aboard the MV Hondius to witness the high Arctic summer solstice, exploring key sites in eastern Spitsbergen. Encounter stunning glaciers, rich historical sites, bustling seabird colonies, and expansive fjord systems. With favorable conditions, anticipate sightings of …
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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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