Svalbard - The Ultimate Expedition
Discover the remote, untouched wilderness and incredible wildlife of the spectacular Svalbard archipelago as you circumnavigate Spitsbergen aboard the MS Spitsbergen. To the west are dramatic glaciers, jagged mountains and deep fjords as well as cultural relics from the first inhabitants of Svalbard. To the east is the barren high Arctic wilderness. Spitsbergen is the land of the polar bear and the midnight sun, the ‘wildlife capital of the Arctic’, home to Svalbard reindeer, Arctic foxes, colonies of walruses, whales, seals and thousands of migratory seabirds nesting on coastal cliffs not to mention over 3,000 polar bears!
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See beautiful fjords, glaciers, and icebergs in the pristine Arctic wildnerness
Summertime offers good chances of sighting polar bears hunting on the sea ice
Attempt to sail above 80°N and fully circumnavigate the entire archipelago