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Svalbard in Depth – July 2024

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Svalbard in Depth – July 2024

A unique 14 day voyage exploring the Svalbard archipelago. This is an opportunity for nature lovers to enjoy all that Svalbard has to offer and for keen photographers to spend more time in the field capturing the raw beauty of Svalbard’s stunning landscapes and charismatic and photogenic wildlife.

We will be sailing on the MV Vikingfjord. With a maximum of 12 guests this beautifully appointed environmentally friendly vessel is the perfect platform to explore Svalbard in the company of like-minded explorers who appreciate the intimacy of small ship travel.

MV Vikingfjord
MV Vikingfjord

MV Vikingfjord can accomodate 12 guests in 8 ensuite cabins. The vessel was recently refurbished with beautiful interior finishes and a sauna and outdoor hot tub. She is an excellent platform for keen photographers with outstanding outdoor deck access and quick deployment time compared to larger vessels with many more guests and zodiacs.

MV Vikingfjord Dining Room which also serves as the presentation room.

Read more about the wonders of Svalbard here

26 July – 8 August 2024

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Day 1 – We will board MV Vikingfjord in Longyearbyen and sail down Isfjorden to start our voyage of exploration.

Days 2 – 13 – We will explore the Svalbard archipelago by ship, zodiac and foot to experience all of the raw and natural beauty of the otherworldly high Arctic landscape rich in wildlife, history and delicate tundra flora. Our experienced polar guides will be on the lookout for Polar Bear, Walrus, Reindeer, Arctic Fox, a range of whales including Beluga, Fin and Humpback and a variety of birdlife including Guillemots, Puffins, Fulmars, Kittiwakes, Eider Ducks, Phalaropes and more. Two experienced expedition leaders with in depth knowledge of Svalbard will guide you on an unforgettable fortnight in the high Arctic.

Day 14 – Disembarkation in Longyearbyen

Pictured above: Bridge lounge – the perfect spot to take in the views in warmth and comfort as we cruise between sites.

Pictured Below – one of the twin rooms. Rooms include a double, twins (two single beds) and two single rooms. All rooms have en suite bathrooms.

Svalbard Gallery

What to expect on your adventure!

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