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Intro to Spitsbergen: Fjords, Glaciers and Wildlife of Svalbard on Ocean Adventurer

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Intro to Spitsbergen: Fjords, Glaciers and Wildlife of Svalbard

This fascinating expedition provides a taste of everything Spitsbergen has to offer, starting with its largest settlement, Longyearbyen. The largest island of the Svalbard archipelago is known as the "wildlife capital of the Arctic," and on this stirring voyage, we show you why. Geared toward optimum wildlife viewing, this 10-day expedition provides ample opportunities to witness walrus, reindeer, and that most iconic of Arctic denizens, the polar bear, in their natural habitat, while marveling at the surreal experience of continuous daylight. Explore the unique Arctic landscape, hike the vast and colorful tundra, learn about the history and geology of this remote wilderness, and join us on a gripping excursion to a faraway, unforgettable land.This exciting introductory journey to the remote Norwegian island, renowned for its stunning scenery and abundant, varied wildlife, is now available on two ships, each providing a distinct polar experience. Ultramarine, our new, game-changing polar vessel, can take you to remote destinations no other ships can reach. Aboard Ultramarine, explore Spitsbergen in brand new ways-taking advantage of the 20 quick-launching Zodiacs, and more outdoor wildlife viewing spaces than other expedition ship its size-to create the Arctic experience perfect for you. Ocean Adventurer, a passenger favorite, is much loved for its intimate onboard ambience that enables guests to connect with other travelers and members of the expedition team.

  • Encounter iconic Arctic wildlife, such as polar bears, walrus and reindeer
  • Take advantage of continuous daylight
  • Hike the tundra and polar desert
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore glaciers, fjords, icebergs and more
  • Immerse yourself in the icy realm of the Arctic with optional kayaking adventures
Interests
  • Safari, Animals, and Wildlife
About Ocean Adventurer
About Quark Expeditions
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Quark Expeditions is the Leader in Polar Adventures. Founded in 1991, Quark has been pioneering small-ship, explorer voyages to the Arctic and Antarctica for over three decades. Each voyage sails on a purpose-built, ice class vessel with an unparalleled team of expedition specialists, naturalists and guides. Quark Expeditions’ newest vessel Ultramarine, is a state-of-the-art ship with incredible features such as two twin-engine helicopters, water-level Zodiac embarkation, spa and sauna,

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Jul 22, 2024 through
Jul 31, 2024
Jul 18, 2024 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$8,256.00 (USD)
Per Person
Cat: Superior, Discount: 3539.00
Signature Collection
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Arrive in Helsinki, Finland
2 Fly to Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Embark
3 to 9 Exploring Spitsbergen
10 Disembark in Longyearbyen and Fly to Helsinki
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.