an unforgettable experience of a lifetime
by Shengjia Gu
When I suddenly found myself and the ship in the middle of a seemingly endless pack ice, everyone was silent. The world seemed stopped – frozen in time. As the vessel kept pushing the ice, a closer look at the pack ice revealed fresh polar bears footprints, and they were EVERYWHERE. Anticipation kept building until finally, a polar bear was spotted, standing next to what seemed to be the remains of a meal. We were in such close proximity to the bear that many guests found it unreal. Then the camera shutters started working full speed for about 30 minutes. That was definitely the highlight of the whole voyage – an unforgettable experience of a lifetime.
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Sailing Farthest North
PLA15-19. Start your North Spitsbergen cruise with a trek around historic Longyearben, then join our expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, the polar bear.
26 Aug - 2 Sep, 2019
A classic three island voyage : Ice , Inuit and Remoteness
PLA16-19. The Spitsbergen and Northeast Greenland cruise sails waters filled with breath-taking scenery. The expedition passes through areas that are home to seals, seabirds, whales, and polar bears, topped off with nighttime viewing of the Northern Lights.
2 Sep - 15 Sep, 2019
See the seasons change on an Arctic wildlife hotspot
NOO31-19. The central Spitsbergen cruise offers the chance to explore both the beautiful fjord region as well as the history of the people who have lived and worked here. The expedition is also a wonderful way to enjoy the wildlife in its natural habitat and one of the great attractions in the Arctic: The Nor...
20 Sep - 27 Sep, 2019