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Visiting the Arctic in May

May is a great time to visit the Arctic for those seeking wildlife encounters, cultural experiences, and adventure activities in milder weather and longer days.

5 Reasons to Visit Antarctica in Month

1. Weather

  1. May is one of the milder months in the Arctic, making it a more comfortable time to visit.

2. Wildlife

  1. May is an excellent time to observe Arctic wildlife, as animals like polar bears, walruses, and whales are active and easier to spot.

3. Activities

May is a great time to try out adventure activities such as kayaking, hiking, and camping in the Arctic wilderness.

4. Ice Conditions

The Arctic ice conditions start to change in May, creating unique opportunities to explore ice formations, fjords, and glaciers.

5. Bird Watching

May is a prime time for bird watching in the Arctic, as many species of birds return from their winter migration.

Polar bears may be seen frequently in Svalbard


Arctic Cruises in May

North Spitsbergen, Arctic Spring, Hike & Ski & Sail

Cruise along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen for a great chance of spotting Polar Bears. You’ll sail into beautiful fjords found on the north coast of West Spitsbergen.
$ 3,300

Alpine Peaks of Spitsbergen, Ski & Sail

This program is designed for experienced ski mountaineers who have mastered techniques both for ascent and descent in challenging snow-covered alpine terrain.
$ 3,350

Arctic Ocean – Aberdeen, Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Ice edge, Spitsbergen, Birding

Sailing between our home port of Vlissingen and our most cherished Arctic archipelago, Svalbard, we'll search for land and sea life.
$ 3,000

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