Small Group Safari

Svalbard Discovery

Explore the breath-taking, unspoiled and truly unforgettable Svalbard Archipelago on this 11 day safari seeking out unique Arctic wildlife.

Duration 11 days
Price From $7,604
When Jun - Aug 2018
Destination Svalbard

Safari Overview

Explore the breath-taking, unspoiled and truly unforgettable Svalbard Archipelago. Departing from Longyearbyen you will sail in a northerly direction in search of Arctic wildlife and dramatic landscapes. Spend your days exploring the coastline by expedition ship, zodiac or on foot for a variety of intimate wildlife encounters. As you will be visiting the area during the second half of the season the ice is beginning to break up which may allow you discover some of the less-visited Eastern parts of the Archipelago.

What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Explore Svalbard on foot for intimate and up close wildlife encounters.
  • Choice of expedition ships: Sea Endurance or M/S Stockholm.
  • No set itinerary - enables travel to the right place at the right time to maximise wildlife encounters.
  • Venture to some of the less-visited eastern part of the Archipelago.

Travel far into the Arctic in order to seek out some of Svalbard's unique and stunning wildlife.

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Day by day

Day 1

Arrive Longyearbyen

Today you will arrive in Longyearbyen in time to board your expedition ship in the afternoon and set sail into the spectacular icy fjords with your fellow passengers.

Overnight: Sea Endurance D

Days 2-10

Discovering Svalbard

Venturing from the scientific village of Ny Alesund to the islands of Danskoya, Amsterdamoya and Ytre Norskoya, discover the starting locations of heroic expeditions to the North Pole, remnants of the 17th Century whaling period and spectacular fjords. Seek out an abundance of Arctic birdlife in northwest Svalbard; see the gigantic, basaltic cliffs speckled with 200,000 Brunnich’s guillemots in Alkefjellet; witness huge glacier fronts, Arctic fox and Svalbard reindeer in the east and be awe-inspired by towering mountain peaks and, of course, the King of the Arctic - the magnificent polar bear - in southwest Svalbard.

Overnight: Sea Endurance B, L, D

Day 11

Depart Longyearbyen

Arrive back into Longyearbyen in the early morning of your final day, disembark the ship and then say your goodbyes before starting your journey home.

Trip Details

This Trip

This is a small group, set departure that ventures far into the Arctic aboard either the 53-passenger Sea Endurance or the smaller 12-passenger M/S Stockholm. Every departure is led by seasoned professionals who impart their knowledge throughout the day via a series of expeditions or evening presentations.

Dates and Prices

2018 Departures

 Date  Ship  Max Passengers  Price From 
 Jun 22 - Jul 2   Sea Endurance  53  £5,895
 Jun 22 - Jul 2   M/S Stockholm  12  £9,095
 Jul 2 - 12   Sea Endurance
 53  £5,895
 Jul 12 - 22   Sea Endurance
 53  £5,895
 Jul 22 - Aug 1  M/S Stockholm
 12  £9,095
 Aug 1 - 11  M/S Stockholm
 12  £9,095
 Aug 1 - 11  Sea Endurance
 53  £5,895
 Aug 31 - Sep 10  M/S Stockholm
 12  £9,095

Prices per person excluding international flights.

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