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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
$5,150
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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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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$11,210
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Norwegian Discovery: Svalbard and the Northern Fjords

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore the Svalbard coast
  • Discover islands and fjords
  • Actively explore the scenery
  • Explore the coves and inlets
Starts/ Ends in:
Oslo / Oslo
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a 10-day voyage aboard the new National Geographic Endurance, discover the remote islands and fjords of northern Norway, including the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Spend several remarkable days amid the ice floes of Svalbard and follow nature’s rhythms in search of walruses, seals, …
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Watch the sun set over the iceber-filled Arctic Ocean.
$10,995
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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
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, 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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Zodiac cruising in Spitsbergen
$7,495
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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 in:
Oslo / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, 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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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$10,990
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Svalbard and the Northern Fjords

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Make for the wilder wilds
  • Discover the islands and fjords
  • Actively explore the scenery
  • Explore the coves and inlets
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a 10-day voyage aboard the new National Geographic Endurance, discover the remote islands and fjords of northern Norway, including the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Spend several remarkable days amid the ice floes of Svalbard and follow nature’s rhythms in search of walruses, seals, …
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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$8,495
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Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

12 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
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Connect with the unique Arctic wildlife as you travel to Spitsbergen for 12 days aboard Ocean Adventurer. The archipelago is home to the iconic polar bear, as well as whales, walrus, Svalbard reindeer and tens of thousands of seabirds. Exploring the tundra is a breathtaking experience—the …
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Arctic puffins
$6,995
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Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Follow in the footsteps of Norsemen
  • Explore the volcanic and glacier
  • Encounter iconic arctic wildlife
  • Cruise in a Zodiac for exploration
Activities:
Hiking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel to some of the most remote islands on the planet, where only a small number of adventurers have ever left their footprints. This 14-day sailing expedition on Ocean Adventurer shows you the region’s rugged beauty and whaling and Viking history, visiting the awe-inspiring and unspoiled …
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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$12,395
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Scotland, Faroes, Jan Mayen & Svalbard

16 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Enjoy clifftop of Faroe Island
  • Discover Kirkwall, Skara Brae
  • Visit Island of Jan Mayen
  • Explore Svalbard's wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Scotland / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Photography Seminars, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Encompassing some of the wildest, most rugged outliers of the North Atlantic Ocean and the High Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard, this distinctive 16-day voyage offers a fascinating journey through time. Embark the Greg Mortimer to discover the captivating archaeological sites of the Orkney Islands …
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$9,090
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The Norwegian Fjords, Bear Island, and Svalbard

17 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Stockholm
  • Explore coastal Norway
  • Sail by Torghatten
  • Visit the Polar Museum
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to Bear Island
  • Search for Arctic wildlife
  • View the fjords of Hornsund
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join M/S Stockholm on a great adventure, exploring some of Norway’s most exciting and scenic locations, including the majestic Storfjord, the charming town of Ålesund, and the picturesque fishing village ofNusfjord, included on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Continue towards the …
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Beautiful Hornsund, Norway
$11,095
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Svalbard Odyssey

12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Sail to Spitsbergen’s coastline
  • Spot abundant wildlife
  • Photograph Arctic tundra flowers
  • Look out for birdlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Oslo / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the best of Svalbard, a world of endless daylight where polar bear sightings quicken your pulse, guillemot cries echo from sea cliffs, and beluga whales rise from the deep blue waters. Explore tundra adorned with wildflowers and look out for arctic fox, or discover historic camps of explorers …
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An Arctic fox gazes across the landscape
$7,495
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Best of Svalbard

Svalbard & Polar Ice Edge - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore northern Svalbard
  • Enjoy excellent wildlife viewing
  • Walk in the footsteps of history
  • Observe polar bears hunting
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venture to the fascinating Ice Cap and Svalbard on this unique 11-day expedition on the Sea Spirit. Start and finish inLongyearbyen, Svalbard, which is a must for those who want to see the Arctic in all its wildness and splendor. Cruise and explore Svalbard a true High Arctic wildernesswhere polar …
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A sow and her cubs
$8,395
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Best of Svalbard

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Observe majestic polar bears
  • Walk in the footsteps of explorers
  • Explore spectacular Svalbard
  • Discover the North Pole
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the many waterways and islands of this unique Arctic landscape. The long days of summer sunlight illuminate the surroundings as you slip your moorings and sail into a true wilderness where wildlife abounds. The scenery as you sail through Isfjorden on the first evening is spectacular and …
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Beautiful Hornsund, Norway
$5,150
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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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Glass-still waters around Spitsbergen
$10,350
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Arctic Expedition: Tromsø to Longyearbyen

10 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Sail to Bear Island
  • Explore Svalbard
  • Visit Gjesværstappan Islands
  • Board the kayak for exploration
Starts/ Ends in:
Tromso / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the magical wonder of Svalbard as you sail both the north and south regions of this remote archipelago during this 10-day cruise aboard the Silver Wind. Leaving from cosmopolitan Tromsø, the gateway to the Arctic, cruise along the North Cape to Bear Island, where you’ll …
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Polar bears in the Arctic
$11,750
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Land of the Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Svalbard

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Observe polar bears & walrus
  • Experience unique natural history
  • Hike across the Arctic
  • Enjoy unique photo ops
Starts/ Ends in:
Oslo / Oslo
Activities:
Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Svalbard is the best place on the planet to see polar bears in their native habitat: the sea ice. Look for these legendary bears from the proximity and safety of the decks of your ship, the National Geographic Resolution. Observe all manner of behavior, from hunting for seals amid the floes to …
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A polar bear climbs glacial ice in the Arctic
$14,605
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Svalbard Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Villa
  • Discover the Northwest Corner
  • Search for unique wildlife
  • Explore Monaco glacier
  • Hike through Svalbard
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Expedition mode begins as soon as you depart Longyearbyen – your Expedition Leader and Captain determine the route based on wildlife, weather, and ice conditions. Places to visit include Adventfjorden, Northwest Corner, Hinlopen Strait, Liefdefjorden,

Kongsfjorden and Isfjorden. MS Villa is …
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Polar bear and cub
$7,920
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Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen

7 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Discover Spitsbergen’s west coast
  • Explore Hornsund's glaciers
  • Visit Kvitoya and Storoya
  • Tour the Svalbard Museum
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Bookended by the bright lights of Longyearbyen, originally a coal mining town and now the capital of Svalbard, this voyage takes in natural wonders galore. Benefit from the brief summer thaw and explore craggy mountains, spectacular glaciers and vast tundra plains. Keep your binoculars close as you …
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