Svalbard Explorer aboard the Polar Pioneer
A small Arctic expedition cruise around beautiful Svalbard
Price: Upon request
A 10-day expedition cruise
The Trip Highlights
As much wildlife as the eye can see
Beautiful short hikes ashore
Zodiac rides around the magical landscapes
A closer look at the North West side of Svalbard
Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience
Only 48 passengers- one of the smallest expedition ships
1 guide for every 10 guests aboard
Expert guides to answer all questions
We plant trees in Greenland to compensate for your trip!
Explore Svalbard on an intimate and small ship expedition cruise with just 48 guests in total. This cruise takes place on the newly refurbished Polar Pioneer, one of the smallest and most rugged expedition cruise ships visiting the Arctic, perfect for venturing into the ice edge. On this expedition we will sail to the northern wilderness and explore the beautiful landscapes, wildlife and glaciers of north west Spitsbergen, home to a copious amount of polar wildlife. Every day is an adventure and we will use the Zodiacs to visit various sites of interest and to take short hikes ashore in nature. This is an intimate small group experience with the minimum of one guide for every 10 guests.
Your ship: Polar Pioneer
The well-known MV Polar Pioneer is a durable, capable veteran expedition ship (19 seasons strong) loved by guests and expedition leaders for its capability to explore remote polar regions with ease despite its small size.
Its new Scandinavian owners have done an extensive refit upgrading it to today’s standards and is ready for the 2022 Arctic season.
The Polar Pioneer benefits from holsting maximum 48 guests on an authentic expedition adventure free from the crowds of larger vessels. All guests can fit in the Zodiacs at once ensuring there is no waiting to go ashore and everyone can explor … Read more about Polar Pioneer
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