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Whale Safari - Bear Island - South Spitsbergen

 
Summary:

From the wild shores of Northern Norway to the bird cliffs of Bear Island to Svalbard';s fantastic Bell Sund fjord system, this wildlife-centered expedition gives you the best of both the lower and higher Arctic. You might encounter blue whales, harp seal...

Duration
8 Days
Next Departure
30-May-2023
Starting at
± USD 1,892.00
Price per day
± USD 225.00

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Operator
Oceanwide
Ship
m/v Ortelius
Tour
Whale Safari - Bear Island - South Spitsbergen
Itinerary
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Summary

From the wild shores of Northern Norway to the bird cliffs of Bear Island to Svalbard';s fantastic Bell Sund fjord system, this wildlife-centered expedition gives you the best of both the lower and higher Arctic. You might encounter blue whales, harp seals, kittiwakes, and many more memorable residents of the far north as you explore some of Earth';s most dramatically sculpted scenery.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Bodø
Day 2.
Cruising Near Andøya
Day 3.
Barents Sea
Day 4.
Bear Island
Day 5.
At Sea
Day 6.
Hornsund
Day 7.
Bell Sund
Day 8.
Longyearbyen

Remarks

Important!

All itineraries are for guidance only. Programs may vary depending on ice, weather, and wildlife conditions. Landings are subject to site availabilities, permissions, and environmental concerns per AECO regulations. Official sailing plans and landing slots are scheduled with AECO prior to the start of the season, but the expedition leader determines the final plan. Flexibility is paramount for expedition cruises. The average cruising speed of our vessel is 10.5 knots.

Ship Information

Ship Name
m/v Ortelius
Ship Type
Expedition Ship
m/v Ortelius
 

Travel Package

 
Coming from
 
Going to
Cruise...
Bodo
Longyearbyen
 

This is an Organised Sea Cruise, Luxury Cruise or Expedition: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. These are smaller ships and there are never more than 200 passengers on board. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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