Delve into the high Arctic in search of wild polar bears in a range of Arctic environments. Explore the Svalbard Archipelago with the best guides, as well as award-winning photographer, David Yarrow. Your time aboard will be about getting the best wildlife encounters possible, through great knowledge and real flexibility. David will be on hand giving seminars and presentations, helping you capture photos that will do your once-in-a-lifetime Arctic safari the justice that it deserves. Travelling early in the season, you will experience Svalbard away from the crowds and increase your chances of witnessing polar bear cubs.
On previous departures we have had polar bears right next to the ship, a curious bear attempting to break a harem of walrus, a bear with a recent kill, and sightings of a mother bear with her cubs.
What makes this trip extraordinary
- A small expedition ship means an intimate Arctic encounter, and the ability to navigate further north for the best wildlife experiences possible.
- Led by award-winning, world-renowned photographer, David Yarrow, learn to take the best photo during your time in the Arctic, and come home with some beautiful memories
- Experience Svalbard’s incredible icy landscapes, cruise glistening ice fjords, and see crashing glaciers.
- Scour for polar bears in one of the best places to see them in the wild, and hopefully encounter them in a range of environments, making for exciting and unique photographs and unforgettable experiences.
This trip is designed to give you the best experience of the high Arctic, and our ship is intimate enough to ensure you have crowd-free and up-close-and-personal experiences.