Your essential Svalbard experience. If exploring this jewel of arctic deeply and wholly has been in your bucket list, this sailing expedition takes you to all the best corners of this archipelago. Conducted under the midnight sun, this itinerary gives the opportunity to explore more in daylight. With very high chances of spotting the king of arctic - polar bear, join us to explore Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, Eastern Svalbard Nature Reserve, South Spitsbergen national park and many more
Scattered with islands, fjords and beaches, the ocean here can be full of drifting ice especially in the early season.
Boasts the highest population of polar bears, and greatest chances of sighting them. Cruise way past 80º N, see thousands nesting sea birds, walruses, flat beaches, un-glaciated tundra
Sail to the southernmost tip of Spitsbergen, promising varied landscape and geology. Ice being pushed into the fjord early in the season attracts polar bears to hunt on the floes
With sailings during the Midnight Sun, days of exploration get longer. Expect landing at isolated settlements, scenic beaches with historical artefacts, on tundras and more
Hike through spectacular fjords, mountains and glaciers at a time when the Midnight Sun is in the sky and Arctic flowers are in bloom. Extended hikes will also be offered as optional
Enjoy the feeling of gliding through the water in serene silence while admiring the sight of glaciers and mountains dappled in summer’s grass and flowers.
At places where its difficult to dock the ship, the expedition will launch RIBs to take you on land, or simply cruise around icebergs, glaciers or ice floes, as part of your included experience
The Expedition Teams encourage guests to take part in cleaning up the waste they find at the beaches. Learn how world pollution effects the climate and pristine environment of this part of the world during the activity
Welcome to the land of the polar bear. From a safe distance, here you might catch a glimpse of one of these rare apex predators stalking a seal beside a glacier or swimming from one ice floe to another, multiple times during the journey
Catch sights of walrus diving for clams in the bays when sailing past 80º N , at North East Spitsbergen Nature Reserve or sunning themselves at the flat beaches of at Easter Svalbard Nature reserve
A haven for birds, providing prime annual breeding spots for 41 species of seabird. Keep your eyes peeled for Black Guillemots, Common Eiders, Brünnich's Guillemots, Glaucous gulls, Little Auks and many more
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
Located all around the Archipelago, mainly on the non-glaciated parts. On Edgeøya and Barentsøya lives the largest densities of the animal, where we might sight them in groups of 2-4
Can be found all across Svalbard. In summer, look out for a shorter coat of brown or grey fur. This darker coat matches the rocks and plants of the summer tundra, providing camouflage when there’s less snowfall.
Purpose built as an expedition vessel with a higher ice-class, she is famous for venturing far into the areas that are almost permanently iced down and totally unnavigable in winter by other vessels.
This modern & environmentally progressive vessel, contains Scandinavian interior with colour palette derived from the sea. Complete with lounges, sauna, hot tub, gym, it will be your comfortable base camp at sea
With outdoor bars on two decks, the ship also offers a Panoramic lounge with floor to ceiling windows, making sure you don't miss any scene even while indoors
With a wide range of comfortable cabins and private facilities, you can choose to stay in twin bed cabins or even suites with private balconies. The ships can accommodate from 250 to 335 explorers
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.