Explorer Cruises » Norway
October 30 - December 4, 2016
Northern Norway, Whale Safari and Aurora Borealis
Norway' spectacular coastline with fjords and mountains renowned for their beauty. Far north, about 350 km north of the Arctic Circle, we find the island of Kvaløya, the whale island. Early winter enormous schools of Herring from the Barents Sea come into the fjords, attracting large numbers of Orcas and Humpback Whales. We will spend three days in the fjords to explore this spectacle. We also have ample opportunities to ...
July 24 - August 11, 2017
Around Spitsbergen explorer cruise on m/v Plancius and Ortelius, around the Arctic Archipelago about 600 miles from the North Pole. Spitsbergen is the largest wilderness area of Europe, with National Parks and Nature Preserves outside four human settlements, an unspoilt oasis of fjords, jagged mountains and huge glacier fronts. Zodiac excursions reward you with views of colonies of nesting birds, mammals, reindeer, arctic fox, ...
May 31 - June 29, 2017
North Spitsbergen - Polar Bear Special
Spitsbergen, land of Polar Bear and Midnight Sun, of fjords, ice and glaciers, offers some of the finest scenery and wildlife in the world. Onboard the m/v Plancius sail to Raudfjord, dominated by spectacular glaciers, reaching down to sea level, showing calving cliffs between rugged, sharp mountains. Witness enormous colonies of seabirds, enjoy the thrilling antics of whales; seals and walruses and encounter the king of the ...