Svalbard

Why not venture to Svalbard, also called Spitsbergen, on your Arctic cruise? This Arctic archipelago is known as the best spot to see polar bears! It is the largest wilderness area in Europe and showcases craggy mountains, lush tundra, and even provides opportunities to see the Aurora Borealis (or Northern Lights). Besides polar bears, there are many other wildlife residents to be seen! Other wildlife includes seals, reindeer, whales, and walruses. The region is technically part of Norway and historically was first discovered in 1194. It was rediscovered in 1956 by Dutch explorers, then later followed by whalers from numerous countries. Temperatures on Svalbard in the summer range from 36-44 degrees Fahrenheit, or 2-6 degrees Celsius. In July of 2020 the region experienced its highest temperature ever recorded at 73.4 degrees Fahrenheit, or 23 degrees Celsius. Typical weather during the summer is rolling fog and light rain. In most cases the rain is more frequent on the eastern portion of the region.

North Spitsbergen, Arctic Spring – Hike & Ski & Sail

May 15th, 2023 - May 22nd, 2023

Prices from $3,300 to $4,050

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, a fantastically beautiful fjord crested with ...

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North Spitsbergen, In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice

Jun 1st, 2023 - Jun 8th, 2023

Prices from $4,000 to $7,300

Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give us the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. We sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers ...

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

Jun 3rd, 2023 - Jun 14th, 2023

Prices from $3,000 to $6,600

Sailing between our home port of Vlissingen and our most cherished Arctic archipelago, Svalbard, this expedition adventure visits the Scottish port of Aberdeen, the islands of Fair Isle and Jan Mayen, and the amazing Spitsbergen ...

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Arctic Ocean Expedition, Fair Isle – Jan Mayen – Ice Edge – Spitsbergen – Birding

Jun 5th, 2023 - Jun 14th, 2023

Prices from $2,750 to $6,150

Sailing between the Scottish port of Aberdeen and our most cherished Arctic archipelago, Svalbard, this expedition adventure explores the islands of Fair Isle and Jan Mayen as well as the amazing Spitsbergen ice edge, giving you ...

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North Spitsbergen, In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice

Jun 8th, 2023 - Jun 15th, 2023

Prices from $4,000 to $7,300

Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give us the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. We sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers ...

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North Spitsbergen , Arctic Summer – Birding

Jun 8th, 2023 - Jun 18th, 2023

Prices from $4,700 to $5,800

The North Spitsbergen cruise sails to some of the remotest locations of northern Europe. The expedition gives you the opportunity to spot historic whaling remains, glaciers, a variety of Arctic birds including the Little Auk, and ...

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North Spitsbergen, In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice – Summer Solstice

Jun 14th, 2023 - Jun 21st, 2023

Prices from $4,000 to $9,000

Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give us the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. We sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers ...

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North Spitsbergen, In search of Polar Bear & birds – Summer Solstice

Jun 15th, 2023 - Jun 22nd, 2023

Prices from $4,000 to $7,300

Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give us the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. We sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers ...

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North Spitsbergen, in search of Polar Bear and birds- Summer Solstice

Jun 16th, 2023 - Jun 23rd, 2023

Prices from $4,000 to $7,300

Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give us the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. We sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers ...

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North Spitsbergen, Arctic Summer – Summer Solstice

Jun 18th, 2023 - Jun 28th, 2023

Prices from $4,700 to $5,800

The North Spitsbergen cruise sails to some of the remotest locations of northern Europe. The expedition gives you the opportunity to spot historic whaling remains, glaciers, a variety of Arctic birds including the Little Auk, and ...

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Polar bears cross Arctic snow

East Spitsbergen – Summer Solstice

Jun 21st, 2023 - Jun 28th, 2023

Prices from $4,000 to $9,000

Experience the high Arctic summer solstice with an expedition that visits some of the top sites of eastern Spitsbergen. Our goal is to take you to amazing glaciers, fascinating historical sites, bountiful seabird colonies, and ...

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North Spitsbergen, In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice

Jun 22nd, 2023 - Jun 29th, 2023

Prices from $4,000 to $7,300

Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give us the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. We sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers ...

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