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The Arctic in Depth

Head deep into the north to explore the Svalbard archipelago, the realm of the polar bear, on board Scenic Eclipse to discover a true Arctic wilderness with sparkling icebergs, snow-capped mountains and spectacular fjords. Includes hotel stays in Oslo and shore excursions

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12 nights from £13325pp

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Enter the realm of polar bears, walrus, whales and wolverines as you sail around the remote Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard under the midnight sun.

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime Arctic expedition in the ultra-luxury of Scenic Eclipse, a Discovery Yacht exquisitely custom-built for polar exploration. The flexible voyage allows nature to be your guide for the best opportunities to see polar bears, sparkling icebergs, majestic glaciers, spectacular fjords and the snow-capped mountain ranges of Svalbard. This frozen and remote part of the world is one of its great final frontiers, where you can truly disconnect from everyday life and reconnect with something far greater.

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The Arctic in Depth Itinerary

Day 1 - Oslo (Norway)

Your journey begins with an overnight stay in Oslo, where you’ll be greeted at the airport and escorted to your luxury accommodation for the night. Arrive early and spend the day exploring the Norwegian capital to see the blend of modern Scandinavian architecture, meets cool waterfront dining and medieval Viking folklore. Don’t miss a visit to the medieval Akershus Fortress, the Vigeland Sculpture Park and the Munch Museum.

Day 2 - Oslo - Longyearbyen (Svalbard)

After breakfast in your hotel, begin your journey of wonder as you fly from Oslo to Longyearbyen, where your 6-star Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse awaits. Longyearbyen is the capital of the Norwegian Svalbard Archipelago and the northernmost territorial capital in the world. Towering glaciers and mountains stretching as far as the eye can see which will delight your adventurous spirit, providing a taste of what’s to come in the days ahead. Upon embarking on your ultra-luxury vessel, meet the world-class crew on board Scenic Eclipse, including the Discovery Team. Comprised of expert naturalists, marine biologists, historians, and more, they will guide you through multi-sensory moments that will be the highlight of your voyage, sharing with you their passion and knowledge about your destination and the wildlife around you. Settle into your luxurious suite before raising a glass of Champagne with fellow guests on the Observation Deck as you set sail into another world.

Day 3-11 - Svalbard Archipelago

Today discover the remote wilderness of Svalbard, known as a polar desert, surrounded by rugged glaciers, frozen tundra and craggy mountain peaks. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, your voyage itinerary is flexible, depending on weather conditions. Your experienced Captain and Discovery leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day, making the most of the long daylight hours, weather and ice conditions to give you the best experience possible in this extraordinary part of the world. Feel the excitement building as the Discovery Team explains how your Zodiac, kayak, stand-up paddleboarding, nature walks, Scenic Freechoice and other Discovery excursions will take place in this polar region. Join an on board lecture in the state-of-the-art theatre and learn more about the places you’ll be visiting with our expert historians, geologists, archaeologists and photographers.

Day 12 - Longyearbyen - Oslo (Norway)

Savour one last luxurious breakfast on board your ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht before saying farewell to the crew who have shared this once-in-a-lifetime journey with you. As you disembark, share the highlights of your voyage in this spectacular part of the world with your new friends, knowing you have created memories to last a lifetime. You will be transferred to Oslo for an overnight stay, the final part of your journey.

Day 13 - Oslo

After breakfast in your hotel, take the time to say goodbye to your fellow Arctic travellers as you fly back to your own corners of the world. As you fly out of Norway, you will treasure all the memories made on your voyage on board The World’s First Discovery YachtTM, looking out at the majestic Arctic scenery few people will ever experience. The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 10-night all-inclusive cruise on Scenic Eclipse
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Oslo
  • 1-night post-cruise hotel stay in Oslo
  • Overseas transfers
  • Scenic Enrich and Scenic FreeChoice tours
  • Zodiac landings and kayak excursions with the Discovery Team
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on-board ship
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Unlimited complimentary premium wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks on-board ship
  • Complimentary in-suite minibar on-board ship

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional helicopter and submarine excursions
  • Travel insurance

2025 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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