an adventure to Earth's last frontiers
discover spitsbergen and the Svalbord Archipelago.
from the land of polar bears to the northwest passage
You are soaking in a hot tub on a ship, sipping Stoli and listening, perhaps, to Rimsky Korsakov through your ear buds. The Northern Lights are glistening in distant skies. Polar bears are frolicking on the Svalbard archipelago ice, and a pair of puffins glide by. This is one of the last great treks on the planet, though a rather unpredictable one.
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Cruises in the Arctic
There are many cruise choices to visit in The Arctic Circle, and some land vacations options in select destinations like Greenland and Svalbord. We can guide your choice and make your arrangements for your Arctic experiences. You can learn more about Expedition Cruises or check out some of our preferred partners:
Did you know?
A study found that the bird guano in the Arctic release gases contributing to the cloud cover, which slightly reduces the temperature of the surrounding air.
The Arctic Circle encompasses parts of the U.S., Russia, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, Greenland, and Norway. More than 4 million people call the Arctic region home.
The Arctic is mostly covered by water, much of it frozen. Arctic glaciers and icebergs are frozen freshwater and make up 20% of Earth’s freshwater supply.
More About Travel in The Arctic
You can relive Amundsen’s voyage on an Arctic vacation onboard luxurious vessels offering butler services onboard, or discover your inner explorer on other Arctic cruises to rarely explored areas, visiting Inuit villages, or observing walrus, arctic foxes, belugas, and narwhal.
Things to Do and See – Unique Adventures and Experiences in the Arctic
Nearly every arctic vacation, whether it’s an arctic adventure loaded with fun activities, or an arctic vacation package or arctic cruise booked to celebrate an arctic honeymoon, will involve many similar activities. The nature of the landscape and the challenges that it puts upon travel has always made it so. At least now, this beautiful, striking, challenging landscape is open for leisure travel in a way it has never been before. Take advantage of this opportunity to see this landscape in transition, now—before it is forever altered.
Imagine the view of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern lights, from the deck of your ship as it breaks through the ice surrounding the Svalbord Archipelago. Imagine you and a partner sea-kayaking a remote fjord full of beluga whales and arctic walrus. Imagine seeing a polar bear mother and her cubs hunting seals on the arctic ice. Regardless of what you encounter above the Arctic Circle in historic Spitzbergen and other remote ports of call, you will return with enough memories of your once in a lifetime adventure to last for the rest of your days.
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