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Albatros Expedition through north atlantic

Svalbard Circumnavigation

The beauty of Svalbard in a 10-day expedition cruise

From: USD 8,490

Svalbard Circumnavigation

10 Days, Max. 198 passengers

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A 10-day expedition cruise

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First Class Ship
The Trip Highlights

Cruise among whales and walrus

Witness hundreds of thousands of birds

Zodiac cruise the stunning fjords

Keep watch for a polar bear sighting

Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience

Ship equipped to reach the North Pole

Expert guides to answer questions

Included flights from Oslo-Longyearbyen-Oslo

Take home a digital voyage log

The goal of this Albatros Expeditions cruise is to circumnavigate Svalbard, a bucket list item for many of us!

During the adventure you will enjoy the immense beauty of Svalbard on this high Arctic voyage among whales, walruses, polar bears and millions of sea birds. You'll approach the polar bear´s favorite summer residence, as we cruise to 80 degrees north, getting as close as possible to the pack ice north of Svalbard. How far north we reach, and the exact route will depend on the ice conditions, while the many amazing locations along the coasts of Svalbard’s islands are kept navigable by the warm Gulf Stream. Onboard Ocean Albatros you will experience areas of Svalbard not easily accessible by other ships. But you'll not only cruise in the far north, you will also visit some extraordinary locations in the eastern part of Svalbard with Edgeøya and in the south part of Spitsbergen like Bellsund and Hornsund.

During the short summer, wildlife such as reindeer is busy amassing energy for the icy polar winter. The cliffs shimmer with life as every surface is populated with countless birds - in a few months, the new generation of arctic sea birds is ready to leave their nests. The prolific bird life can be further witnessed in the form of arctic guillemots, black guillemots and razorbills fishing in the wake of your ship. On several shores, the huge walruses enjoy the short Arctic summer as well as many whales and seals foraging along the edge of the pack ice and the coasts. In the fleet of Zodiac dinghy boats, you are able to view wildlife at close proximity. The Zodiacs allow you to have frequent shore landings and embark on exploratory mini cruises in the fjords and glacial landscapes.

Your ship: Ocean Albatros

Welcome aboard the brand new Ocean Albatros. This stunning, purpose-built polar cruise ship will be deployed to a large selection of expedition cruise destinations, Antarctica, the Arctic, and a variety of exciting new destinations in between.

Ocean Albatros offers a total of 95 comfortable staterooms and suites, all with unobstructed sea view, and most with their own balcony. Like her sistership, the Ocean Victory, her amenities include two restaurants, a wellness area, the “Albatros Nordic Bar”, an open deck dining facility, a modern lecture lounge, and other state-of-the-art amenitie … Read more about Ocean Albatros

Amenities

gym

Fitness Center

bar

Bar

rubber boots

Mudroom

theater

Lecture Theater

binoculars

Observation Deck

swimming pool

Pool

lounge

Observation Lounge

hot tub

Hot Tub

spa

Spa

doctor's suitcase

Medical Services

Albatros Expedition through north atlantic
Svalbard reflections
Atlantic Walrus (Odobenus r. rosmarus) male

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Aurora Expeditions Greg Mortimer Antarctic Explorer
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