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Svalbard Odyssey

Expedition Map - Svalbard Odyssey
Sea Kayaking Photography Scuba Diving Snorkelling
11/13 DAYS
15 Jul '19 25 Jul '19
25 Jul '19 4 Aug '19
22 Jun '20 2 Jul '20
18 Aug '21 30 Aug '21
2 Jul '20 12 Jul '20
7 Jul '21 19 Jul '21
From AU$13,100 per person
Ship: Polar Pioneer
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Sail along Spitsbergen’s glacier-filled coastline
  • Almost 24-hours of exquisite Arctic sunlight
  • Spot polar bears, walruses, ringed seals and more
  • Abandoned whaling stations and trappers huts
  • Photograph delicate Arctic tundra flowers
  • Large colonies of auklets, guillemots and puffins

Itinerary

Day 1 - Longyearbyen
Days 2 to 3 - Magdalenefjorden
Days 4 to 6 - Moffen Island & Woodfjorden
Days 7 to 8 - Hinlopen Strait, Barentsøya and Edgeøya Islands
Days 9 to 10 - Hornsund & Bellsund Fjords
Day 11 - Longyearbyen

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Jewels of the Arctic

Expedition Map - Jewels of the Arctic
Sea Kayaking Photography Scuba Diving Snorkelling Rock Climbing in Greenland Stand-Up Paddleboarding
13/14/15 DAYS
4 Aug '19 17 Aug '19
26 Jul '20 9 Aug '20
17 Aug '19 30 Aug '19
30 Aug '21 11 Sep '21
From AU$12,000 per person
Ship: Polar Pioneer
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Look for hunting polar bears between Barentsøya and Edgeøya islands, a major polar bear migration route
  • Visit the world’s largest national park in North East Greenland, and the world’s largest fjord system, Scoresbysund
  • Cruise among the fantastic shapes and colours of Greenland’s famous giant icebergs
  • Celebrate near-endless sunlight under the glistening midnight sun
  • Visit a small isolated Greenlandic village, Ittoqqortoomiit

Itinerary

Day 1 - Embark Longyearbyen
Days 2 to 4 - Svalbard Archipelago
Days 5 to 6 - Greenland Sea
Days 7 to 11 - East Coast of Greenland including Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord and Scoresbysund
Day 12 - Denmark Strait
Day 13 - Disembark Akureyri, transfer to Reykjavik

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Across the Arctic Circle - Scotland, Norway & Spitsbergen

Expedition Map - Across the Arctic Circle - Scotland, Norway & Spitsbergen
Sea Kayaking
14 DAYS
2 Jul '19 15 Jul '19
From AU$7,300 per person
Ship: Polar Pioneer

Highlights

  • Visit Stone Age villages in the Orkney Islands
  • Follow humpbacks migration to Norwegian coast
  • Lofoten Islands’ majestic fjords and soaring granite walls
  • Spot puffins, guillemots, fulmars and eagles
  • Toast your crossing of the Arctic Circle
  • Reindeer and ringed seals in Spitsbergen

Itinerary

Day 1 - Aberdeen, Scotland
Day 2 to 3 - Orkney Archipelago
Day 4 - Shetland Isles
Day 5 - North Sea
Day 6 to 9 - Norway
Day 10 to 13 - Bear Island & Spitsbergen
Day 14 - Spitsbergen

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Arctic Complete - Spitsbergen, Greenland & Iceland

Expedition Map - Arctic Complete - Spitsbergen, Greenland & Iceland
Sea Kayaking Photography Scuba Diving Snorkelling Rock Climbing in Greenland Stand-Up Paddleboarding
23/24/25 DAYS
9 Aug '20 31 Aug '20
18 Aug '21 11 Sep '21
25 Jul '19 17 Aug '19
17 Aug '19 9 Sep '19
From AU$22,600 per person
Ship: Polar Pioneer
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Explore Spitsbergen’s stunning northwest coast
  • Aim for 80° North alert for polar bears!
  • Zodiac cruise beneath buzzing seabird high cliffs
  • Explore North East Greenland National Park
  • Scoresby Sund, the world’s largest fjord system
  • Inuit communities share their Arctic lifestyle

Itinerary

Day 1 - Embark Kirkenes
Days 2 to 3 - At Sea
Days 4 to 12 - Svalbard Archipelago
Day 13 - Longyearbyen
Days 14-16 - Greenland Sea
Days 17-23 - Greenland
Day 24 - Denmark Strait
Day 25 - Reykjavik, Iceland

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Northern Svalbard Explorer

Expedition Map - Northern Svalbard Explorer
Sea Kayaking Photography
11 DAYS
30 Aug '19 9 Sep '19
From AU$7,200 per person
Ship: Polar Pioneer

Highlights

  • Reach Svalbard’s most easterly islands of Kvitøya and Storøya thanks to late season ice conditions
  • Cross 80°north into pack ice to spot the Arctic’s most majestic predator, the polar bear
  • Follow in the footsteps of Arctic explorers like Amundsen and Nobile
  • Photograph walrus and seals as they haul-out on the pack ice
  • Zodiac cruise past the impressive Austfonna ice cap and its glacial front, one of the longest in the northern hemisphere!

Itinerary

Day 1 - Longyearbyen
Day 2 - Spitsbergen's northwest coast
Days 3-4 - Nordaustlandet north coast
Days 5-6 - East of Nordaustlandet
Days 7-8 - South of Nordaustlandet
Days 9-10 - Spitsbergen north & west coast
Day 11 - Longyearbyen

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Franz Josef Land Explorer

Expedition Map - Franz Josef Land Explorer
Sea Kayaking Photography
15/16 DAYS
12 Jul '20 26 Jul '20
19 Jul '21 3 Aug '21
3 Aug '21 18 Aug '21
From AU$16,100 per person
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Photograph unique stone spheres at Champ Island
  • Cruise beneath towering bird cliffs of Cape Flora
  • Visit Nansen's winter camp at Cape Norway
  • Search for rorqual and elusive bowhead whales
  • Watch for polar bears on land and ice
  • Marvel at the frozen landscape of Franz Josef Land - 85% of which is glaciated

Itinerary

Day 1 - Embark the Greg Mortimer in Kirkenes
Day 2 - Murmansk
Days 3-4 - At Sea
Days 5-11 - Franz Josef Land
Days 12-13 - At Sea
Day 14 - Murmansk
Day 15 - Kirkenes

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Arctic Discovery

Expedition Map - Arctic Discovery
Sea Kayaking Photography
21 DAYS
31 Aug '20 20 Sep '20
From AU$15,800 per person
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Look out for polar bears hunting seals
  • Visit the world's largest fjord system, Scoresbysund
  • Zodiac cruise the intricate maze of Trollfjord, Norway
  • Explore picturesque Norway's Lofoten Islands
  • Visit remote and volcanic Jan Mayen island

Itinerary

Days 1-3 - Spitsbergen
Days 4-8 - East Greenland National Park
Days 9-11 - East Greenland
Days 12-15 - Greenland & Jan Mayen
Days 16-20 - Norwegian Coastline
Day 21 - Bergen

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High Arctic Adventurer

Expedition Map - High Arctic Adventurer
Sea Kayaking Photography Scuba Diving Snorkelling
25 DAYS
2 Jul '20 26 Jul '20
From AU$17,600 per person
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Cruise around Svalbard's magnificent glacier fronts
  • Photograph reindeer feeding on dwarf tundra plants
  • Zodiac beneath sea cliffs alive with nesting seabirds
  • Encounter polar bears on land and ice
  • Explore rarely visited islands of Franz Josef Land
  • Discover unique stone spheres in alien-looking landscapes

Itinerary

Day 1 - Longyearbyen
Days 2-3 - North West Svalbard
Days 4-6 - North Svalbard
Days 7-8 - North East Svalbard
Days 9-10 - Barents Sea
Days 10-12 - Kirkenes
Days 13-14 - Franz Josef Land
Days 15-21 - Franz Josef Land
Days 22-25 - Barents Sea

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Inuit Arctic & Beyond

Expedition Map - Inuit Arctic & Beyond
Sea Kayaking Photography
21 DAYS
23 Sep '20 13 Oct '20
From AU$18,500 per person
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Enjoy thrilling Zodiac cruises and keep an eye out for whales, caribou, and nesting bird colonies
  • Hike through remote Inuit land while looking out for polar bears
  • Experience dramatic scenery of Torngat Mountains National Park
  • At L’anse Aux Meadows, visit the remains of 11th-century Viking settlement
  • Kayak amongst South Greenland’s most spectacular fjords and glaciers
  • Maybe spot Aurora Borealis in South Greenland and northeast Canada!

Itinerary

Day 1 - Reykjavik, Iceland
Day 2 - Reykjavik, Iceland
Day 3 - Westman Islands, Iceland
Days 4 & 5 - At Sea
Day 6 - Prince Christian Sound, Southeast Greenland
Day 7 - Tasermiut Fjord, Klosterdal, Nanortalik, South Greenland
Day 8 - Narsarsuaq and Uunartoq, South Greenland
Day 9 - Hvalsey church ruin and Qaqortoq, South Greenland
Days 10 & 11 - At Sea
Day 12 - George River (Kangiqsualujjuaq), Newfoundland & Labrador, East Coast Canada
Days 13 & 14 - Torngat Mountains National Park, Newfoundland & Labrador, East Coast Canada
Day 15 - At Sea
Day 16 - Nain, Newfoundland & Labrador, East Coast Canada
Day 17 - Hopedale, Newfoundland & Labrador, East Coast Canada
Day 18 - Battle Harbour, Newfoundland & Labrador, East Coast Canada
Day 19 - L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland & Labrador, East Coast Canada
Day 20 - Twilingate, Newfoundland & Labrador, East Coast Canada
Day 21 - St John's, Newfoundland

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Iceland, Jan Mayen and Svalbard

Expedition Map - Iceland, Jan Mayen and Svalbard
Sea Kayaking Photography
11 DAYS
12 Jun '20 22 Jun '20
From AU$8,200 per person
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Be one of a few people in the world to visit remote Jan Mayen island
  • Kayak through pack ice, keeping an eye out for breaching whales and enigmatic walrus
  • Zodiac cruise under dramatic bird cliffs in Iceland’s staggeringly beautiful Westfjords
  • Sail within 965 kilometres (600 miles) of the North Pole
  • Search for the polar bear in Svalbard, the Arctic’s apex predator and most beguiling creature

Itinerary

Day 1 - Reykjavik, Iceland
Days 2-3 - West and North-West Iceland
Day 4 - At Sea
Day 5 - Jan Mayen
Days 6-7 - At Sea
Days 8 - 10 - Northern Svalbard & Northwest Corner of Spitsbergen
Day 11 - Longyearbyen

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East Greenland Explorer

Expedition Map - East Greenland Explorer
Sea Kayaking Photography Scuba Diving Snorkelling Rock Climbing in Greenland Stand-Up Paddleboarding
13 Days
10 Sep '21 22 Sep '21
From AU$11,100 per person
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Zodiac cruise amongst colourful and giant sculptured icebergs in the world’s largest fjord system, Scoresbysund
  • Meet Inuit locals at Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland’s remotest and northernmost inhabited settlement
  • Kayak in waters teeming with whales and ringed, harp and hooded seals
  • Encounter musk ox and perhaps arctic foxes on hikes through colourful tundra
  • Listen out for the crackling and popping of sea ice and the thunderous roar of calving glaciers
  • Summit majestic and untouched mountains climbed by privileged few (additional cost)

Itinerary

Day 1 - Reykjavik
Day 2 - Drive Reykjavik to Akureyri
Day 3 - At Sea
Days 4-11 - East Greenland
Day 12 - Denmark Strait
Day 13 - Disembark in Akureyri, transfer to Reykjavik

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Orkneys, Faroes, Jan Mayen & Svalbard

Expedition Map - Orkneys, Faroes, Jan Mayen & Svalbard
Sea Kayaking Photography
15 Days
23 Jun '21 7 Jul '21
From AU$14,600 per person
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Zodiac cruise into grottos, narrow channels and beneath vertical cliffs. A clifftop walk to view nesting birds such as puffins, guillemots and fulmars in the Faroe Islands
  • Discover the rich history in Kirkwall including a visit to Skara Brae, a unique and well-preserved 5,000-year-old semi-subterranean village
  • Join a group of the rare few to visit remote Jan Mayen Island, home to Mount Beerenberg, the world’s northernmost active volcano
  • Photograph walrus and reindeer while keeping an eye out for the Arctic’s top predator, the beguiling polar bear, hunting for seals in the pack ice
  • Kayak along some of the many glaciers streaming into the deep fjords in the northwest coast of Spitsbergen (additional cost)

Itinerary

Day 1 - Aberdeen, embark Greg Mortimer
Day 2 - Kirkwall, Orkneys
Days 3-5 - Faroe Islands
Days 6-7 - Sea Crossing to Jan Mayen
Day 8 - Jan Mayen
Days 9-10 - Sea Crossing to Svalbard
Days 11-14 - Northern Svalbard
Day 15 - Longyearbyen

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West Greenland Explorer

Expedition Map - West Greenland Explorer
Sea Kayaking Photography
11 Days
18 May '20 28 May '20
18 May '20 28 May '20
From AU$9,700 per person
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Visit Ilulissat Icefjord, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home of one of the most actively calving glaciers in the world. Weather permitting, enjoy Zodiac cruising, perhaps kayaking, or experience the glacier from a helicopter (additional cost)
  • The word ‘kayak’ is said to originate from Greenland, so jump in and paddle across crystal-clear waters and get even closer to nature (additional cost)
  • Discover the cultural attractions in Nuuk, one of the world’s northernmost and remote cosmopolitan capital cities
  • Zodiac cruising offers wonderful opportunities for whale watching and up to 15 species visit Greenland, with the Greenland right whale often seen in May

Itinerary

Day 1 - Nuuk
Day 2 - Embark the Greg Mortimer
Days 3-10 - Exploring Greenland’s West Coast
Day 10 - At Sea
Day 11 - Nuuk

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Iceland Circumnavigation

Expedition Map - Iceland Circumnavigation
Sea Kayaking Photography
11 Days
2 Jun '20 12 Jun '20
From AU$9,700 per person
Ship: Greg Mortimer

Highlights

  • Keep watch for blow holes, breaching and tail flukes as we spot whales in Húsavik
  • Westfjords offer some of the remotest fjords, bays and pristine environments in Iceland – perfect for kayaking, hiking and bird-watching
  • Visit Vatnajökull National Park featuring Europe’s largest glacier, glacial lagoons, black sand beaches, colourful mountains and rich birdlife, reindeers and seals
  • On Heimay in the Westman Islands, see the remnants of houses buried by the 1973 volcanic eruption of Mount Eldfell and sail past UNESCO heritage-listed Surtsey Island, created by volcanic eruptions lasting 3.5 years starting in 1963
  • Witness the incredible ‘heaven and hell’ contrast in landscape at Lake Mývatn – an area said to be the most geologically active area in Iceland

Itinerary

Day 1 - Reykjavik
Day 2 - Embark the Greg Mortimer / Hvalfjördur
Day 3 - Stykkisholmur / Látrabjarg Cliffs
Days 4-5 - Westfjords
Day 6 - Akureyri and Mývatn
Day 7 - Grímsey Island / Húsavik
Day 8 - Mjóifjördur
Day 9 - Vatnajökull National Park
Day 10 - Westman Islands
Day 11 - Reykjavik

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