Introduction to Spitsbergen: Polar Bear Safari

 

Spitsbergen is the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago, located halfway between Norway and the North Pole.  This voyage provides the opportunity to experience everything Spitsbergen has to offer, from polar bears and walrus to spectacular scenery. Aboard the luxurious Sea Spirit, you’ll be treated to daily presentations by your Expedition Team onboard the ship and daily wildlife sightings on land. Hike, explore and enjoy the beauty of the Arctic on your visit to Spitsbergen.
Visit Introduction to Spitsbergen to read more about this spectacular voyage!

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