This voyage combines remote wilderness with remote urbanity giving you a genuine glimpse of life in the Arctic. Kayak in small bays witnessing calving glaciers, marvel at sculpted icebergs, the world's largest fjord, volcanoes, polar bears, reindeer, musk ox and Inuit communities. This expedition will leave you with spectacular photos and a lifetime of stories to share.

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Starting from $11,900

Rates & Dates Prices are per person and shown in USD.

Aurora Stateroom TwinBalcony StateroomBalcony SuiteJunior SuiteCaptain's Suite
Aug 31, 2020 - Sep 20, 2020$11,900
 
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$16,700
 
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$22,700
 

Itinerary

Days 1-3: Spitsbergen

Enjoy a town tour of Longyearbyen before embarking the Greg Mortimer. Set sail for Spitsbergen's north-west, where possible landings may include 14th July Glacier, Smeerenburg and Hamiltonbukta.

Days 4-8: East Greenland National Park

Push through pack ice as we cross the Greenland Sea towards East Greenland National Park. We make several landings a day, with possible landings including Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord, Kap Humboldt and King Oscar Fjord.

Days 9-11: East Greenland

Sail south down Greenland's eastern coastline, we enter Scoresbysund, the largest fjord system in the world. Possible landings here include Rode Island, Ittoqqortoormiit and Hare Fjord.

Days 12-15: Greenland & Jan Mayen

Enjoy some final landings in Greenland, possibly including Blosseville Coast and Romer Fjord before crossing the Greenland Sea to Jan Mayen. We attempt to land on this remote, mist-shrouded, and rarely-visited volcanic island - the northernmost island on the mid-Atlantic rift.

Days 16-20: Norwegian Coastline

Marvel at Lofoten Islands' towering mountain scenery during landings including Trollfjord before sailing south and crossing the Arctic Circle. Weather permitting, cruise around Runde Island, Norway's largest bird sanctuary. Perhaps visit Sor-Gjaelingan, a beautifully preserved fishing village, and Lysefjord.

Day 21: Bergen

Disembark in Bergen, Norway's second-largest city, which was founded more than 900 years ago and has roots to the Viking Age.

Greg Mortimer

Greg Mortimer

Deckplan & Cabin Photos

Highlights

  • Look out for polar bears hunting seals
  • Visit the world's largest fjord system, Scoresbysund
  • Zodiac cruise the intricate maze of Trollfjord, Norway
  • Explore picturesque Norway's Lofoten Islands
  • Visit remote and volcanic Jan Mayen island

Included

  • Group transfer from airport to ship in Longyearbyen
  • Group sightseeing tour on arrival in Longyearbyen (pre-voyage)
  • Group transfer from ship to Bergen airport
  • All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage
  • Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner
  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises
  • Educational lectures and guiding services from expedition team
  • Access to our onboard doctor and basic medical services
  • A 3-in-1 waterproof polar expedition jacket
  • Complimentary use of gumboots during the voyage
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information
  • A printed photo book produced with photos from your voyage
  • Port surcharges, permits and landing fees

Adventure Options

  • Kayaking: $1,090
  • Photography: FREE
 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of expedition cruising, itineraries are subject to change due to weather, ice conditions, natural and cultural events, wildlife viewing opportunities and other logistical considerations. In general, a ship's crew will endeavor to complete the itinerary provided, but the ultimate decision lies with the ship's captain and expedition leaders.

 
 
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