Hurtigruten offers Expedition Voyages to Spitsbergen, an 11-day cruise on board the MS Polar Star or an 8-day on board the MS Nordstjernen. Passengers cruise under the Midnight Sun exploring Spitsbergen’s Arctic landscapes and abundant wildlife: massive glaciers covering 60% of the land, fjords lined with steep cliffs, rugged mountains, and polar bears, wild reindeer, Arctic foxes, walruses, whales, seals and many species of migratory birds. All Spitsbergen programs feature naturalist guides, Zodiac landings, combine round-trip flights from New York to Oslo and Spitsbergen, accommodations in select cabin category, accommodations in Oslo hotel with breakfast daily, all shore excursions, transfers, air taxes and port charges. All departures on board the MS Polar Star feature experienced expedition leaders presenting lectures on the unique plant and animal life of the Spitsbergen archipelago.
The following itineraries are a couple of the expeditions we currently offer, call us for additional sailings.
For more information, or to make a reservation, please contact our Arctic Cruise expert, Margreet Pettersen. Margreet may be reached at 206-780-5010 or Click here to email Margreet.