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Around Spitsbergen - Kvitoya, In the realm of Polar Bear & Ice

 

Summary:

Voyage around Spitsbergen where we also visit Kvitøya. We have chances to see the King of the Arctic, Walruss, Reindeer, various bird species and surprisingly beautiful flora. We hope to get to the rarely visited Kvitøya farthest to the east, close to the...

Duration
10 Days
Cities
3
Next Departure
11-Aug-2022
Starting at
± USD 5,384.00
Price per day
± USD 465.00

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Operator
Oceanwide Expeditions
Ship
m/v Hondius, m/v Plancius, m/v Ortelius, m/v Janssonius
Tour
Around Spitsbergen - Kvitoya, In the realm of Polar Bear & Ice
Travel Quality
Extraordinary Travel
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Summary

Voyage around Spitsbergen where we also visit Kvitøya. We have chances to see the King of the Arctic, Walruss, Reindeer, various bird species and surprisingly beautiful flora. We hope to get to the rarely visited Kvitøya farthest to the east, close to the Russian territory. The island is dominated by an icecap, which leaves a small area bare of ice and snow. We will land at the western tip at Andréeneset, where the Swedish explorer Andrée and his companions perished in 1897. We will also try to get to Kraemerpynten in the east, where an enormous group of Walrus resides.

Day 1.
Longyearbyen
Day 2.
Ny Ålesund
Day 3.
Seven Islands
Day 4.
Cruising
Day 5.
Kvitøya
Day 6.
Isisøya
Day 7.
Barentsøya
Day 8.
Cruising
Day 9.
Bell Sund
Day 10.
Longyearbyen

Ports of call (3): Kvitoya, Longyearbyen, Nordaustlandet

 

Remarks

Important!

N.B. The chances that we can reach Kvitøya and complete a full Svalbard circumnavigation (based on our experiences from 2013—2019) are about 70%. In case we cannot complete a full circumnavigation, we may make a circumnavigation of Spitsbergen through Hinlopen Strait.

All itineraries are for guidance only. Programs may vary depending on ice, weather, and wildlife conditions. Landings are subject to site availabilities, permissions, and environmental concerns per AECO regulations. Official sailing plans and landing slots are scheduled with AECO prior to the start of the season, but the expedition leader determines the final plan. Flexibility is paramount for expedition cruises. The average cruising speed of our vessel is 10.5 knots.

Ship Information

Ship Name
m/v Hondius
Ship Type
Expedition Ship
 

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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Next Departure: 28-Jun-2023
Starting at: ± USD 5,384.00

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A voyage around Spitsbergen, where you have chances to see the King of the Arctic, Walrus, Reindeer, various bird species and surprisingly beautiful flora. Near the mouth of Liefdefjorden, we will go ashore for a walk on the tundra of Reindyrsflya. Sailin...

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