With more polar bears than people, Svalbard provides an excellent chance to see these magnificent predators. Among a large variety of plants and wildlife are seals, thousands of seabirds, the Arctic fox and reindeer and the top predator: the polar bear.
Photo: Hans-Wilhelm Wörmann
Explore the great national parks and some of the most spectacular highlights of the Arctic. One might expect it to be unbearably cold this far north. However, thanks to the Gulf Stream, the Svalbard archipelago boasts a surprisingly mild climate in summer.
Explore the great national parks and some of the most spectacular highlights of the Arctic. One might expect it to be unbearably cold this far north. However, thanks to the Gulf Stream, the Svalbard archipelago boasts a surprisingly mild climate in summer.
Photo: Arnau Ferrer

Circumnavigating Svalbard – In the Realm of the Polar Bear

Duration: 10 days

Departures:
3 June 2019
11 June 2019
19 June 2019
11 July 2019

In the summer, beautiful colours and contrasts provide the frames for dramatic glaciers, majestic mountain formations, deep fjords, buzzing bird cliffs and endless arctic tundra with its diverse flora and fauna. The midnight sun makes it possible to fill your days and nights with experiences.
In the summer, beautiful colours and contrasts provide the frames for dramatic glaciers, majestic mountain formations, deep fjords, buzzing bird cliffs and endless arctic tundra with its diverse flora and fauna. The midnight sun makes it possible to fill your days and nights with experiences.
Photo: Malcolm Barents

Circumnavigating Svalbard – In the Realm of the Polar Bear

Duration: 10 days

Departures:
3 June 2019
11 June 2019
19 June 2019
11 July 2019

With more polar bears than people, Svalbard provides an excellent chance to see these magnificent predators. Among a large variety of plants and wildlife are seals, thousands of seabirds, the Arctic fox and reindeer and the top predator: the polar bear.
With more polar bears than people, Svalbard provides an excellent chance to see these magnificent predators. Among a large variety of plants and wildlife are seals, thousands of seabirds, the Arctic fox and reindeer and the top predator: the polar bear.
Photo: Hans-Wilhelm Wörmann
This Arctic expedition is one of a kind! We will sail above 80º N, to take you to the ice edge of the Arctic Ocean while circumnavigating Svalbard. Enjoy excursions including hiking, kayaking and traversing a glacier in the largest Arctic wilderness in Europe, with a great chance of sighting polar bears.
  • Circumnavigate Svalbard
  • Try 'brevandring', the Norwegian way to cross a glacier
  • Great chance of seeing polar bears
  • Bask in the midnight sun and experience untouched Arctic wilderness
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