See the best of the Arctic Circle in just a week.
Cross the 80th parallel on a voyage along the northwest coast of Spitsbergen –an epic expedition, in a fraction of the time. The Arctic is one of the world’s last wildernesses and you’ll get to explore its mountains and glaciers, cliffs and fjords, and meet its thriving wildlife. Ready binoculars and cameras for polar bears and glaciers as you sail from Longyearbyen to watch ice calve into the sea at Krossfjord, encounter indigenous wildlife on a Zodiac excursion to Ny London, and cruise towards the base of the Monaco Glacier. Surround yourself with whaling history in Smeerenburg, and snow-capped mountains and massive glaciers in Magdalenafjord.
- Physical rating
- Min 8
- Group size
- Min 1, Max 176
Why you'll love this trip
Get the best of an epic Arctic voyage in just a week, crossing the 80th parallel on a cruise around the northwest of Spitsbergen to spot polar bears, glaciers and walk the arctic tundra.
Take advantage of 24 hours of daylight to encounter iconic arctic wildlife like polar bears, walrus and reindeer.
Board Zodiacs to cruise up to towering glaciers and glistening icebergs and make landings on the surprisingly colourful tundra.
Glide silently on the waters of the arctic in a kayak, surrounded by icebergs and glaciers.
Is this trip right for you?
On this itinerary, you'll be travelling aboard the Ocean Adventurer
On this itinerary, you'll be travelling aboard the World Explorer.
Meals IncludedThere are no meals included on this day.
- Breakfast (4)
- Lunch (4)
- Dinner (4)
Special InformationYour trip ends on arrival at Oslo airport.
Meals6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
TransportExpedition cruise ship, Zodiac
Arctic and Antarctic bookings have an increased deposit requirement of 20% of the full voyage cost (before any discount). The balance is due 120 days before departure.
If a booking is cancelled 120 days or more before departure - the cancellation fee is the full loss of the deposit paid.
If a booking is cancelled between 119 days and departure - the cancellation fee is 100% of the total price of the voyage.
Other fees may apply for air tickets and other arrangements booked in conjunction with a Polar voyage.
Kayaking is available to book on all Arctic voyages (except the North Pole). This must be booked prior to departure and incurs an additional cost. Spaces are limited so please enquire at time of booking. To participate in kayaking, previous, recent experience is essential. In addition, there are other included optional activities offered on some voyages such as snow shoeing and hiking. These activities do not need to be booked in advance and no additional cost applies.
Your voyage is operated by our sister company, Quark Expeditions. All accommodation and transfer arrangements as listed in the itinerary are also operated by Quark Expeditions or their local representatives.
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