The Svalbard archipelago is a remote island chain situated between Norway and the North Pole. Spitsbergen is the largest and only permanently populated island of the Svalbard archipelago. These wild and remote islands offer a tremendous wildlife and birdlife experience, as well as a fascinating lesson in glaciology. Our itinerary allows for a thorough exploration of the western and northern coastline of the island of Spitsbergen. As we voyage up the coastline we make frequent stops at well known wildlife sites and places of historic interest.
- GO DEEPER IN THE PACK ICE TO SEE WILDLIFE ON THE EDGE
- MORE TIME ABOVE THE ARCTIC CIRCLE
- EXTRA DAYLIGHT EXTRA EXPLORING
- THE VERY BEST PARTS OF SPITSBERGEN
A prolonged sunset and sunrise all at once, the midnight sun colours the sky and earth in a reddish yellow light. The sun shines in Svalbard April-August providing amazing light and a 24/7 never ending scenic feast.
Phippsoya is the most northerly island of the Svalbard archipelago, It is a wildlife hub, being a favoured hunting ground for polar bears, and a great place for seeing walrus.