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Unexplored Svalbard

Discover the magnificent glaciers, stunningly deep fjords and snow-capped mountains of the polar Arctic on this luxury expedition cruise around Svalbard, home to the elusive polar bear

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7 nights

Luxury Expedition Holiday

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Explore the remote archipelago of Svalbard on this luxury expedition cruise to the ethereal Arctic Far North to discover the amazing wildlife that thrives in these extreme conditions.

Sail from Longyearbyen towards the majestic glaciers of Kongsfjorden and the North West Spitsbergen National Park where you will see snow-capped mountains, dramatic icebergs and huge glaciers as well as the remains of old whaling stations and trappers' cabins. In the Northeast Svalbard Nature Reserve the polar desert shelters a rich marine ecosystem. During your cruise look out for Svalbard's incredible wildlife including polar bears, Arctic foxes, Svalbard reindeer and walruses.

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Unexplored Svalbard Itinerary

Day 1 - Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen)

Embark your ship in Longyearbyen

Day 2 - Kongsfjorden

Sail into the beautiful Kongsfjorden fjord where snow-capped mountains reflect in the water. Look out for bearded seals, reindeer and black guillemots and admire the Kongsbreen glacier at the end of the fjord.

Day 3 - Northwest Spitsbergen National Park - Northeast Svalbard Nature Reserve

Explore the breathtaking deep fjords and glistening glaciers of Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, home to an abundance of wildlife including walrus. The fjords and cliffs of the Northeast Svalbard Nature Reserve are home to large colonies of birds and walruses.

Day 4 - Sail the ice floes - Northeast Svalbard Nature Reserve

Enjoy the unique experience of sailing into the heart of an ice floe on a Zodiac trip, weather permitting, where the shifting ice gives you the chance to spot seals and polar bears.

Day 5 - Northeast Svalbard Nature Reserve

North East Land is a vast polar desert covered by two ice caps, and is the second largest island in the Svalbard archipelago. Towards the south of the island imposing glaciers calve magnificent icebergs into the vast Hinlopen Strait.

Day 6 - Southeast Svalbard Nature Reserve

This nature conservation area is home to stunning landscapes including vast tundra plains, towering mountain ranges and ice floes. Look out for Svalbard reindeer, Arctic foxes and a wide variety of seabirds. Edgeoya Island is renowned for its polar bears during the breeding season.

Day 7 - Isfjorden

Sail the Isfjorden, Svalbard's most prominent fjord system, home to thousands of nesting guillemots. Admired the immense U-shaped valleys that have been carved out of the mountains by giant glaciers.

Day 8 - Longyearbyen

Disembark your ship in Longyearbyen

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

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board expedition cruise
  • Transfers between airport and ship
  • Captain's Welcome Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Open bar with wine, beer and house champagne
  • 24 hour room service (selected menu)
  • Complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi on board
  • Evening entertainments and events, and/or organised shows
  • Porterage from the quayside to the ship and vice versa

Price Does Not Include

  • International Flights - we can arrange these for you, please contact us
  • Travel Insurance
  • Optional shore excursions
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Airport taxes
  • Port and safety charges

Please contact us for the latest dates and prices

Call us now on 01756 706500

Map for Unexplored Svalbard