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North Spitsbergen - Summer Solstice, In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice

 

Summary: Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give us the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. We sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers and favoured by Ringed an...

Duration
8 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
14-Jun-2022
Starting at
± USD 4,103.00
Price per day
± USD 431.00
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Operator
Oceanwide Expeditions
Ship
m/v Janssonius, m/v Plancius, m/v Hondius
Tour
North Spitsbergen - Summer Solstice, In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice
Travel Quality
Extraordinary Travel

Summary

Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give us the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. We sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers and favoured by Ringed and Bearded Seal. The cliffs and shoreline of the fjord also support thriving seabird colonies and a surprisingly rich vegetation, which flourishes in sheltered spots. Polar bear are often seen here.

1.
Longyearbyen
2.
Raudfjorden
3.
Monaco Glacier
4.
Alkefjellet
5.
Cruising
6.
Cruising
7.
Alkhornet
8.
Longyearbyen

Visited Countries (2): Monaco, Svalbard

Ports of call (6): Forlandsundet, Liefdefjorden, Longyearbyen, Monaco-Ville, Nordaustlandet, Raudfjorden

 

Important

All itineraries are for guidance only. Programs may vary depending on local ice and weather conditions and in order to take advantage of opportunities to see wildlife. The on-board expedition leader determines the final itinerary. Itineraries may mention places that require permission to land, which must be granted by the relevant national authorities. Such permission is not granted prior to the publishing of these itineraries. Flexibility is paramount for expedition cruises. Average cruising speed for m/v Janssonius is 10,5 knots.


Ship Information
Ship Name
m/v Janssonius
Ship Type
Expedition Ship, Ice Breaker
 
Travel Package
DescriptionComing from Going to
Cruise (Round Trip) Longyearbyen Longyearbyen


This is an Organised Sea Cruise, Luxury Cruise or Expedition: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. These are smaller ships and there are never more than 200 passengers on board. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.


Tour Variations

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Cruise along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen for a great chance of spotting Polar Bears. You’ll sail into beautiful fjords found on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a fantastically beautiful fjord crested with spectacular glaciers and home to Ringed...
 
Next Departure: 14-May-2021
Starting at: ± USD 3,271.00
North Spitsbergen - Arctic Spring - Hike & Ski & Sail (8 Days)
Cruise along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen for a great chance of spotting Polar Bears. You’ll sail into beautiful fjords found on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a fantastically beautiful fjord crested with spectacular glaciers and home to Ringed...
 
Next Departure: 21-May-2021
Starting at: ± USD 3,271.00
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Next Departure: 28-May-2021
Starting at: ± USD 4,698.00
North Spitsbergen - Arctic Summer - Birding (11 Days)
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Next Departure: 07-Jun-2021
Starting at: ± USD 4,698.00
North Spitsbergen 'Basecamp'- Summer Solstice - free kayaking, snowshoe/hiking, photo workshop (8 Days)
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Next Departure: 17-Jun-2021
Starting at: ± USD 4,103.00
North Spitsbergen - Arctic Summer - Summer Solstice (11 Days)
The North Spitsbergen cruise sails to some of the remotest locations of northern Europe. The expedition gives you the opportunity to spot historic whaling remains, glaciers, a variety of Arctic birds including the Little Auk, and polar bears.
 
Next Departure: 17-Jun-2021
Starting at: ± USD 4,698.00
North Spitsbergen - Summer Solstice - In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice (8 Days)
Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give us the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. We sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers and favoured by Ringed an...
 
Next Departure: 18-Jun-2021
Starting at: ± USD 4,103.00
North Spitsbergen - 'Basecamp' - free kayaking, snowshoe/hiking, photo workshop (8 Days)
The North Spitsbergen Basecamp cruise offers you a myriad of ways to explore and enjoy this Arctic Region. This expedition allows you to hike, snowshoe, kayak, and learn to take perfect pictures of the polar flora and fauna.
 
Next Departure: 24-Jun-2021
Starting at: ± USD 4,103.00
North Spitsbergen - 82 Degrees North (8 Days)
Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give us the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. We sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers and favoured by Ringed an...
 
Next Departure: 24-Aug-2021
Starting at: ± USD 4,282.00
North Spitsbergen - Basecamp, Free kayaking, snowshoe/hiking, photo workshop (8 Days)
The North Spitsbergen Basecamp cruise offers you a myriad of ways to explore and enjoy this Arctic Region. This expedition allows you to hike, snowshoe, kayak, and learn to take perfect pictures of the polar flora and fauna.
 
Next Departure: 13-Jun-2022
Starting at: ± USD 4,103.00
North Spitsbergen - Arctic Autumn (8 Days)
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Next Departure: 06-Sep-2021
Starting at: ± USD 3,211.00
North Spitsbergen - 'Basecamp' - Cleaning the Shores, free kayaking, snowshoe/hiking, photo workshop (8 Days)
The North Spitsbergen Basecamp cruise offers you a myriad of ways to explore and enjoy this Arctic Region. This expedition allows you to hike, snowshoe, kayak, and learn to take perfect pictures of the polar flora and fauna.
 
Next Departure: 24-Jun-2021
Starting at: ± USD 4,103.00

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