Svalbard luxury cruise in the Arctic

Make a circuit of Spitsbergen, crossing polar bear migration routes, passing through pack ice, and nudging up to glaciers.
Longyearbyen Magdalenefjorden 14 July Glacier Moffen Island & Woodfjorden Hinlopen Strait Barentsya & Edgeya Islands Hornsund & Bellsund Fjords Isfjorden Itinerary is subject to ice conditions
Price
£8265 excluding flights
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Duration
11 Days
Countries
Arctic Cruises, Norway
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Description of Svalbard luxury cruise in the Arctic

In 11 days you can cruise all around Spitsbergen, the biggest island in the Svalbard Archipelago. Even in high summer, there’ll be ice floes in your path lit by the midnight sun. Your vessel has a strengthened hull, specially designed so it can make through these icy waters.

Start in Longyearbyen, where you can take a tour of the world’s northernmost city, before heading north. Ice permitting, your boat will squeeze through the Hinlopen Strait, between Spitsbergen and the island of Nordaustlandet, its closest neighbour. You’ll end the trip with a midnight cruise of beautiful Isfjorden.

The polar bear is king in Svalbard, and many roam free on the island. They’re far from the only wildlife around: vast colonies of guillemots give a deafening chorus as you approach their cliff-face nests, and seals and walrus lazing on the rocks beneath.

There’ll be Zodiac expeditions from your main boat to the shore, so you can get up close to glaciers, and maybe even track a polar bear along the beach. Once you get on shore you can look out for Arctic fox and ptarmigan.

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