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North Spitsbergen, 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
Cities
5
Next Departure
01-Jun-2023
Starting at
± USD 3,328.00
± USD 3,328.00
Price per day
± USD 431.00

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Operator
Oceanwide
Ship
m/v Hondius, m/v Janssonius, m/v Ortelius, m/v Plancius
Tour
North Spitsbergen, In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice
Travel Quality
Extraordinary Travel
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North Spitsbergen, In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice (Oceanwide)

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.

Day 1.
Longyearbyen
Day 2.
Sailing Along Svalbard
Day 3.
Sailing Along Svalbard
Day 4.
Sailing Along Svalbard
Day 5.
Sailing Along Svalbard
Day 6.
Sailing Along Svalbard
Day 7.
Sailing Along Svalbard
Day 8.
Longyearbyen

Ports of call (5): Forlandsundet, Liefdefjorden, Longyearbyen, Nordaustlandet, Raudfjorden

Remarks

Important!

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
m/v Hondius
 

Travel Package

 
Coming from
 
Going to
Cruise...
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

North Spitsbergen, Arctic Summer

North Spitsbergen, Arctic Summer (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: 08-Jun-2023
Starting at: ± USD 3,907.00

North Spitsbergen, Arctic Summer - Summer Solstice

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: 18-Jun-2023
Starting at: ± USD 3,907.00

North Spitsbergen, Arctic Spring - Hike & Sail

North Spitsbergen, Arctic Spring - Hike & 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: 15-May-2023
Starting at: ± USD 2,749.00

North Spitsbergen, Arctic Spring - Hike & Ski & Sail

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: 15-May-2023
Starting at: ± USD 2,749.00

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

North Spitsbergen, In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice Summer Solstice, Arc of Meridian (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-2023
Starting at: ± USD 3,328.00

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

North Spitsbergen, In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice - Summer Solstice (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: 14-Jun-2023
Starting at: ± USD 3,328.00

North Spitsbergen, Along the Pack Ice, Bowhead Whales and Polar Bears, Summer  Solstice

North Spitsbergen, Along the Pack Ice, Bowhead Whales and Polar Bears, Summer Solstice (8 Days)

Search for whales, polar bears, birds and other exotic wildlife among the Arctic sea ice while enjoying the 24-hour daylight which provides excellent conditions for outdoor photography and activities.

Next Departure: 07-Jun-2023
Starting at: ± USD 3,328.00

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

North Spitsbergen, In search of Polar Bear & birds - Summer Solstice (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: 15-Jun-2023
Starting at: ± USD 3,328.00

North Spitsbergen, in search of Polar Bear and birds- Summer Solstice

North Spitsbergen, in search of Polar Bear and birds- Summer Solstice (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: 16-Jun-2023
Starting at: ± USD 3,328.00

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