Spitsbergen Tours and Travel Packages. Located in the Svalbard archipelago of Norway, Spitsbergen is the wildlife capital of the Arctic due to the spectacular scenery and huge variety Arctic animals on show such as Polar Bears, Reindeer, Whales, Dolphins, Seals and Walruses. This is the place to visit for your ideal Arctic expedition!
Spitsbergen is an island of the Svalbard archipelago in northern Norway, and is both the largest and the only one which has permenant residents. few people can think of Spitsbergen without also thinking of the iconic polar bear. The Arctic region is made up of parts of various countries including Greenland, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Canada, and USA (Alaska). A cruise to the Arctic is a memorable experience, and our tour packages aboard hand-selected vessels will ensure that you receive the most enjoyable experience possible.
Many people venture to the Arctic in hope of seeing the majestic polar bear, but other Wildlife you can encounter include Arctic hare, lemming, reindeer, ox, and giant moose. Scan the snow for signs of the Arctic fox and snowy owl, or for the ocean witness narwhal, walrus, seal, whales and orca.
When you visit the Arctic you are stepping back in time into one of the most inhospitable environments on earth. Eclipse Travel officers a wide range of cruise options to help give you the best vantage point to enjoy the breathtaking scenery for Glaciers, Icebergs, and the strange experience of midnight Sun. Crushing through pack ice, the journey can take as long as a week, serving only to heighten your anticipation for this once in a lifetime trip to the North Pole. Whichever Arctic cruise you choose you’ll be sure to have an unforgettable journey.
Take part in a mystical north Atlantic journey aboard the exceptional G Expedition and explore the various medieval towns of the Norwegian coast before heading north to the island of Spitsbergen. This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ply the Norwegian Sea, keeping your eyes open for unique wildlife including the elusive polar bear
The North Atlantic Odyssey cruise searches the waters of the North East Atlantic for a variety of marine life. The expedition crosses paths with dolphins as well as large baleen whales on the way to mysterious Jan Mayen with its massive volcano. The pack ice towards Svalbard may reveal surprises. You have the option to board the ship in Vlissengen, Netherlands or in Aberdeen, Scotland where you will cross the North Sea and sail towards Fair Isle, the volcanic island of Jan Mayen and Spitsbergen
If there is such a thing as a 'classic Arctic' expedition cruise, this is it. You'll get all the best of Spitsbergen, by exploring the western edge of the island and venturing to some northern outlying areas home to polar bears and walrus. With 11 days on board the intimate Ocean Nova you'll come across colonies of seabirds numbering into the thousands and watch for whales in the water. Packed with options for snowshoeing and sea-kayaking, this is the perfect expedition for exploring the 'wildlife capital of the Arctic'