Journey to Svalbard
Follow the early explorers
Celebrate unique traditions and ways of life
Svalbard/Polar Bear Cruises
Sometimes referred to as Spitsbergen (after its largest island), the archipelago of Svalbard lies above the Arctic Circle and is a part of Norway. Svalbard offers majestic landscapes, fascinating history, and is an excellent place to experience one of the world’s greatest wildlife sightings: polar bears. Additional wildlife highlights abound, including walrus, Arctic foxes, reindeer, puffers, bearded seals, ring seals, and beluga whales. A cruise in the Svalbard archipelago can vary between 8-15 days in length depending on the itinerary and usually requires a flight from Oslo to the world’s most northern city of Longyearbyen. Pre- and post-trip tours to other areas of Norway make for extraordinary trips. Contact our Destination Specialists for guidance on the best options for you given your interests and dates.
Premium Expedition Vessels
These vessels provide very comfortable surroundings and first-class service while maintaining the feel of a ship that is designed for expedition cruising.
A Newly Launched Modern Purpose-Built Expedition VesselDays: 12-30 | From: $12,295/per person
A new, modern polar expedition vessel with extensive amenitiesDays: 11-30 | From: $10,995/per person
An ultra-inspiring Polar expedition shipDays: 11-23 | From: $11,876/per person
These are more utilitarian vessels that are built for expedition cruising and provide good service with comfortable but basic accommodations.
A contemporary new polar expedition ship, one of the top in its classDays: 7-18 | From: $6,990/per person
An ice-strengthened ship that was formerly a Russian research vesselDays: 6 - 19 | From: $3,750/per person
An ice-strengthened expedition vessel with comfort and characterDays: 8 -23 | From: $7,700/per person
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