Svalbard offers you a fantastic introduction to the Arctic. A deserted archipelago full of other-worldly landscapes, polar bears, walrus, whales and ice. Beyond the vast glaciers, towering mountains and rare wildlife, what makes Svalbard unique is how barren it is. Sailing 80 degrees north, depending on ice conditions, you may yourself anywhere from 600 to 400 miles from the North Pole. Here, you’ll learn about polar history and experience this extraordinary region on foot, by Zodiac® and in utmost luxury onboard.
CHOOSE ULTIMATE LUXURY AND SUPERIOR DESTINATION EXPERTISE
Witness Europe’s last great wilderness in unparalleled comfort. A wonderland of natural beauty stretching from icy desert to untouched tundra inhabited by rare wildlife, shown to you by polar experts.
EXPLORE THE HIDDEN SECRETS OF SVALBARD
Located halfway between the northernmost tip of Norway and the North Pole, Svalbard is the Land of the Polar Bear – a High Arctic archipelago of rugged mountains, towering ice caps, immense glaciers and deep frozen fjords. The immense silence creates a tranquillity unrivalled almost anywhere on Earth. There’s nothing like suddenly hearing chunks of ice break off a millennial glacier from the seat of a Zodiac® while floating on the icy sea. Up here at 78° North, the world’s most seasoned expedition experts will take you closer to the heart of the Arctic to reveal the true wonder of this region.
SEE EPIC SCENERY AND RARE WILDLIFE
Hiking in Fjortende Julibreen, you’ll discover majestic landscapes teeming with walruses, seals, foxes and bears. Kayaking at Magdalenefjiorden, you’ll explore the sea, bays and inlets first hand where you can catch these sights and more. Floating alongside towering icebergs while a humpback whale or curious seal glides beside you, or hops out of the water to introduce itself, are just some of the many experiences you’ll always remember. From geologists, birders and glacier specialists, to specialists in flora and fauna, our team will enrich your adventure and unlock the secrets of Svalbard.
WE GO TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH TO ENHANCE YOUR EXPERIENCE
Having pioneered luxury expedition voyages, we’ve perfected the experience – from intimate ice-class ships and unrivalled destination knowledge to personalised experiences and unparalleled comfort.
SAIL BEYOND YOUR EXPECTATIONS ON A JOURNEY UNLIKE ANY OTHER
THE MOST ALL-INCLUSIVE VOYAGES TO THE ARCTIC
Far north is far closer than you think. Svalbard may be remote, but it is easily accessible with our seamless door-to-door service. With pre and post hotel stays in Oslo and direct charter flights to Longyearbyen, leaving you free to savour every moment.
DISCOVER A DEEPER CHOICE OF DESTINATIONS AND ITINERARIES
TRAVEL TO PLACES OTHERS SIMPLY CAN’T REACH
Sail to incredible destinations from north to south over 9 days, which you can extend to 14 combined with Iceland to experience the volcanic landscapes and rich nature of the Arctic desert.