Experience the astounding Arctic landscape as we explore the west coast of Spitsbergen in search of the mighty Polar Bear. In this land and sea expedition, expect mighty glaciers, majestic fjords and magnificent wildlife, as we spend 1 or 2 nights on land and rest at sea.
Strict measures have been introduced to ensure you have a safe exploration with us. Tests before boarding, face masks in common areas, hand hygiene, deep cleaning of ship, such protocols for both crew and guests ascertain we all together assure our safety. Our expedition consultant will walk you through in detail of these measures.
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On this mini expedition, see the best highlights of Spitsbergen archipelago. With highlights varying based on day of departures, sailing takes you to fjords, islands, beaches, national parks and hopefully the polar bear
With the same ship departing every Monday and Thursday, the focus of each expedition is slightly different. First three days of the journey remain same, last 3 days detour to different highlights.
See Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, crevassed glaciers, thermal springs, flat lands to volcanic sites on Thursday departures, or witness the most prominent fjord system of Svalbard at the Isfjorden with its large U-shaped valleys and nesting birds
A land where population of polar bears surpasses the humans, they say you are likely to sight the king of arctic often than humans. With safe and guided expeditions we try to sight them from safe distance during sailing
During exploration of Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, if conditions allow the captain sails past past 80° North and towards Moffen, an island which is often host to walrus, famous mammal of Svalbard
While Little Auks can be found almost everywhere in Svalbard, sight thousands of brünnich’s guillemots when sailing the Isfjorden, and eider ducks in small islets of surroundings of Monaco Glacier
You might see bearded seals in a shallow bay or sunbathing on ice floes close to the glacier front of Monaco; or bearded seals while discovering Magdalenefjord in North West corner Spitsbergen
From minke whales at Magdalenefjord, to occasional minke whale sightings in waters close to Monaco glacier, be on the lookout for other species of these giant creatures throughout the journey
The endemic Svalbard reindeer herds can be seen at un-glaciated tundra of almost every island in Svalbard, besides the Arctic fox sharing the region
Built in 1956, modernised in 2000, she still retains the aura of an old Atlantic ship, restored to her former splendour with new brass, classic wooden interiors and all her original art.
Out on deck you can come extra close to the untouched nature of the Polar Arctic, or choose to be at dining room, bar, café, panorama lounge or the library.
With capacity of just 149, you’ll find cosy interior and exterior cabins, the majority of which have upper and lower berths. All rooms and deck surfaces exhibit that old, beautiful wood.