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Capture the best of the Arctic’s wilderness
Chart a course along Svalbard’s coastline and explore the spectacular Arctic wilderness on a 14-day polar expedition, led by expert photographers and guides. Take advantage of continuous daylight to search for Arctic wildlife including walruses, whales, Arctic foxes, Svalbard reindeer and the powerful polar bear. Reach areas that larger ships can’t access and make Zodiac landings to hike the colourful tundra and photograph wildlife up close. This one-off adventure is the perfect way to capture the stunning scenery, history and wildlife of this untouched region.
- Physical rating
- Min 8
- Group size
- Min 1, Max 199
Why you'll love this trip
Capture the raw beauty of the Svalbard archipelago with help from photography experts, who are available to coach you through camera and editing skills delivered in onboard classes and seminars.
Up to twice-daily Zodiac excursions mean there’s plenty of opportunities to get up close to glaciers, icebergs and all manner of Arctic wildlife.
There’s no denying that the weather will be on your side on this cruising schedule. Setting off to voyage in almost 24 hours’ sunlight each day, a midnight stargaze will be a daylight sightsee!
As you cruise the Arctic waters, join your expert expedition crew in a number of educational lectures and seminars presented by historians, glaciologists and marine biologists.
Search the swathes of Arctic tundra for polar bears, stopping to document these encounters on camera. Your flexible itinerary takes wildlife movement into account to maximise sightings.
Is this trip right for you?
Special InformationYou will be transferred from the airport to Longyearbyen town for some free time until the afternoon. Your luggage will then be transferred directly to the ship to be placed in your cabin. A shuttle will be arranged to pick you up from the centre of town later in the afternoon when the ship is ready to depart. A more detailed itinerary of the day’s events will be provided closer to date as part of your final pre-departure briefing.
- Breakfast (11)
- Lunch (11)
- Dinner (11)
Special InformationThe exact destinations you visit (and when you visit them) are dependent on factors such as weather conditions, sea ice and wildlife movement.
Special InformationIf you wish to organise an onward connection from Oslo, please book flights departing three hours after your charter flight lands. Exact flight details will be sent to you in the final joining instructions. If you wish to spend more time in Oslo, a Peregrine booking agent can help you organise additional accommodation (subject to availability).
Meals13 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 13 dinners
TransportExpedition cruise ship, Zodiac
AccommodationExpedition Cruise Ship 12 nights
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.
Your voyage is operated by our polar partner, 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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