In search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice
See polar bears on this unforgettable expedition cruise aboard this Plancius Arctic Cruise
A 8-day long Cruise
The Trip Highlights
Witness iconic Arctic wildlife
Visit spectacular glaciers and icebergs
Sail to Raudfjorden
Photograph magnificient Arctic seabirds
Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience
See a polar bear!
Hike on the snow
Your trip is 100% carbon offset
Polar experts to answer all your questions
Take part in a unique Arctic experience that few people get to experience in their lifetime, as we venture through the various islands of northern Spitsbergen. The Arctic will enchant you with its breathtaking scenery, snowy peaks and towering icebergs. Climb a sparkling glacier and enjoy a trip on your Zodiac to photograph the most beautiful polar wildlife. Search for polar bears and make the most of your cruise experience with a wide range of activities available on your Zodiac.
Your ship: Plancius
M/v “Plancius” was built in 1976 as an oceanographic research vessel for the Royal Dutch Navy and was named “Hr. Ms. Tydeman”. The ship sailed for the Dutch Navy until June 2004 and was eventually purchased by Oceanwide Expeditions. The vessel was completely rebuilt as a passenger vessel in 2009 and complies with the latest SOLAS regulations (Safety Of Life At Sea). M/v “Plancius” is classed by Lloyd’s Register and flies the Dutch flag.
M/v “Plancius” accommodates 108 passengers with private toilet and shower in 4 quadruple porthole cabins, 2 triple porthole cabins, 9 twin porthole cabins, 25 … Read more about Plancius