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Wildlife holidays in Arctic Cruises. Tours & holidays in 2015 & 2016

Greenland sailing holiday
In search of Bowhead whales in remote Greenland wilderness, from £1570 (8 days) ex flights
Kamchatka, Chukotka and Wrangel Island wildlife cruises, Russia
This is one of the last great journeys in the world, from US $11200 - US $13800 (15 days) ex flights
Arctic icebreaker cruises, Spitsbergen & Greenland
Remove urban cobwebs in the Arctic, from £2190 - £5846 (8 days) ex flights
Arctic diving holiday, marine life & wildlife expedition
Awe-inspiring for divers & non-divers, from £2190 (8 days) ex flights

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Tromso to Spitsbergen expedition cruise, via Bear Island
Tromso, Bear Island and Spitsbergen: Fjords & Bears, from £4800 (12 days) ex flights
Arctic sailing voyages, Spitsbergen
Experience sailing in the fjords, from £1590 (8 days) ex flights
Spitsbergen polar bear watching cruise
Venture into the staggering realm of the King of the Arctic, from £2349 (8 days) ex flights
Polar bear watching cruise in Svalbard, Norway
Cruise through the ice looking for polar bears, from £3550 (9 days) ex flights
Arctic wildlife holiday, Polar Bear Explorer
A wildlife focused specialist led Arctic safari in Svalbard, from £6595 (11 days) ex flights
Arctic cruise adventure holiday
Sail from Spitsbergen to Greenland on an arctic adventure, from £3049 (15 days) ex flights
Spitsbergen wildlife cruises
Encounters with glaciers, polar bears and icebergs, from £2349 - £2399 (8 days) ex flights
Arctic expedition cruise, Spitsbergen, Greenland & Iceland
Discover the Arctic in Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland, from £4245 (13 days) ex flights
Arctic adventure sailing, wildlife & marine life
Small group Adventure Sailing in search of polar bears, from £1925 (14 days) ex flights
Spitzbergen expedition cruise to the Arctic
Explore the Svalbard Archipelago, from £3935 - £8965 (11 days) ex flights
Arctic expedition cruise, circumnavigation of Spitsbergen
Discover incredible wildlife and glaciers on this Arctic Voyage, from £5000 - £5400 (13 days) ex flights
Arctic cruises, Greenland and Canada
Explore the magical, immense landscape of the Arctic, from US $7995 - US $16995 (16 days) ex flights
Spitsbergen cruise to the Arctic
Circumnavigate the jewel of the High Arctic, from US $6150 (11 days) ex flights
Arctic Spitsbergen cruise, 11 day expedition
Discover the essence of the Arctic, from £4400 (11 days) ex flights
Arctic explorer holiday
This adventure is entirely north of the Arctic Circle, from US $5595 - US $16995 (11 days) ex flights
Greenland wildlife & marine sailing expedition
Wilderness Sailing Expedition in remote & stunning Greenland, from £2190 (10 days) ex flights
Arctic cruises, Greenland to Canada
This journey encompasses the heart of the Arctic, from US $3995 - US $15195 (13 days) ex flights
Scotland to Norway cruise aboard the Ocean Nova
An epic Arctic adventure with glaciers, wildlife and villages, from £4845 (14 days) ex flights
Arctic cruise to Greenland and Iceland
Explore the stunning natural beauty of Greenland and Iceland, from £3095 (12 days) ex flights
Northern Lights sailing holiday, Greenland
Encounter the Northern Lights in remote Greenland wilderness, from £1380 (8 days) ex flights
Arctic cruise holiday, Spitsbergen
Explore the unique landscape and culture of Spitsbergen, from US $4995 - US $9595 (9 days) ex flights
Spitsbergen wildlife cruise
Wildlife watching cruise around the Spitsbergen Archipelago, from £6195 (11 days) inc UK flights
Wildlife cruises to Spitzbergen, Greenland and Iceland
Journey through three spectacular arctic countries, from £5000 - £9500 (0 days) ex flights
East Greenland cruise
Dramatic Mountains & Landscapes, Towering Icebergs & Whales, from £2190 - £4390 (14 days) ex flights

18 reviews for Wildlife holidays in Arctic Cruises4.5 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Wildlife holidays in Arctic Cruises reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Greenland sailing holiday
Memorable parts? The scenery along the coast and fjords of West Greenland was breathtakingly beautiful and constantly changing as we made our slow way north. The weather was bitterly cold but bright and the sun felt warm when we found a sheltered nook on the deck. The beauty of the area was just magical. Tips? Take lots of layers but don't worry too much about buying lots of expensive technical clothing for the trip. Think about what you do have in your wardrobe - an old pair... (more)Christine Symes
From £1570 excluding flights
Arctic sailing voyages, Spitsbergen
Absolutely outstanding, a once in a lifetime experience that surpassed all my expectations...Don't look anywhere else, this is the best way to see the Arctic! (more)Joshua Cox
Watching a mother and cub polar bear for over an hour, watching a male bear stalking reindeer...seeing and hearing a splendid walrus waking up and bellowing atop a small berg echoing around a small remote glacial bay!! (more)Jonathan Turner
Most memorable was watching a polar bear unsuccessfully hunting a seal, and then watching the seal taunt the polar bear by swimming and splashing behind it. Seeing blue whales was pretty amazing too. (more)Justin Watts
From £1590 excluding flights
Arctic diving holiday, marine life & wildlife expedition
Memorable parts? All of it! The extremes of weather, the diversity of animals, the quality of the accommodation and facilities, and something you can't plan for - new found friends! Tips? Don't set your heart on seeing anything specific. Be prepared for the changes in weather. It's not as challenging as I expected - to take account of the huge spectrum of ages and abilities. But most of all HAVE FUN! Local benefits? Not so much the local people, though we did buy a lot... (more)Lisa Thomas
From £2190 excluding flights
Arctic icebreaker cruises, Spitsbergen & Greenland
Very good... the most memorable parts is arriving at the pack ice on a beautiful sunny evening and then seeing our first polar bear. (more)david rumsey
The most memorable part of this holiday was the astonishing landscapes in general, the walks on the mountains. (more)Bjørn Clasen
From £2190 - £5846 excluding flights
Spitsbergen wildlife cruises
Memorable parts? Seeing a mother polar bear and her two cubs walking on the ice floes walking along them then diving in and swimming to the next one. The cubs following on behind her. Fabulous! Tips? Be warm but also have some smart casual clothes to wear in the evening. When inside of the boat you can be relatively warm - have those layers for going out on deck where it can be cooler but you can watch the midnight sun or enjoy the on deck BBQ. If you want good photographs make sure... (more)Susie Barrett
From £2349 - £2399 excluding flights
Polar bear watching cruise in Svalbard, Norway
Memorable parts? The whole thing was amazing, being able to go out to parts of Svalbard that other ships can't get to was fantastic, and the wildlife that we saw there was the overall highlight. Tips? Book directly with the operator (the actual company that runs the trip - rather than an agent) to ensure that you get the correct packing list, pick-up information, flights, etc. Local benefits? Yes definitely, the operator are obviously very concerned with preserving the nature... (more)Renny Gye
From £3550 excluding flights
Arctic cruise adventure holiday
Memorable parts? The holiday was great throughout but the highlight has to be seeing our first polar bear with 2 cubs! The scenery was also spectacular Tips? Take a range of clothes for all temperatures. I did not expect it to be high 20s 200 miles north of the Arctic circle! but I wasn;t complaining! Local benefits? All efforts were made to reduce environmental impact. Overall rating? Excellent trip, good mix of activities and high standard of food and accommodation (more)judith olsen
From £3049 excluding flights
Spitzbergen expedition cruise to the Arctic
Excellent...The amazing and unusual weather we had, the great amoung of wildlife, the quality of all those running the trip. (more)Daphne Lott
great time !...Seeing polar bears and glaciers (more)Patricia Frochaux
Go if you want to see bits and pieces, to enjoy good food, to chit-chat, but if you're serious and know something about the Arctic and it's animals, etc., this operator will tend to disappoint. (more)Christopher Watts
From £3935 - £8965 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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