Explorer Cruises » Spitsbergen
We offer 5 Explorer Cruises near Spitsbergen to the following:
September 5 - September 18, 2018
Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland
Northeast Greenland, "The World's Greatest National Park" is one of the world's last remaining wilderness areas. It is the most isolated, sparsely populated and scenically superb part of Greenland. Its treasures include grandiose landscapes, dominated by immense glaciers, stunning icebergs, Arctic wildlife, dramatic fjords, pack ice, and endless tundra. Enjoy zodiac cruises along ragged glacier fronts; observe ...
July 5 - August 11, 2018
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 29 - June 29, 2018
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 ...
August 20 - August 29, 2018
Around Spitsbergen - Kvitøya
Towards the very top of the Northern Hemisphere lies the Svalbard Archipelago, the most accessible high Arctic area in the world. Large parts of Spitsbergen are national parks and nature preserves outside the few human settlements, a true wilderness area. Svalbard provides a wealth of wildlife, and our explorer cruise will reward you with views of colonies of nesting sea birds, mammals, reindeer, arctic fox, and the King of ...
May 20 - June 8, 2017
Faire Isle - Jan Mayen - Spitsbergen, Whale Safari
Join the Ortelius or Plancius on a 12- or 10-day voyage across the North Sea. Embark in Vlissingen or Aberdeen, sail to the Fair Isle in the Shetlands, a haven for sea-birds. Continue north to Jan Mayen, a Norwegian island, dominated by Mt Beerenberg, a 2300m volcano. Watch for the blow of Minke, Fin or Blue Whale; visit a 17th century Dutch whaling station. Look for Bowhead Whales, Harp Seals, Polar Bears before reaching ...