Uncover the magical and mysterious lands along the coast of the Norwegian Sea and experience a close encounter with stunning glaciers and gorgeous fjordscapes on this incredible voyage. This 11 days expedition is designed to fit all the amazing and significant sites including Norway's ancient history, UNESCO-protected historical sites and some of the world's most beautiful scenery and nature in a short but memorable journey
If there is such a thing as a 'classic Arctic' expedition cruise, this is it. You'll get all the best of Spitsbergen, by exploring the western edge of the island and venturing to some northern outlying areas home to polar bears and walrus. With 11 days on board the intimate Ocean Nova you'll come across colonies of seabirds numbering into the thousands and watch for whales in the water. Packed with options for snowshoeing and sea-kayaking, this is the perfect expedition for exploring the 'wildlife capital of the Arctic'
Explore the amazing wild Scotland as we enter a world full of booming sea caves, puffins, basking sharks and playful dolphins. We’ll visit the World Heritage-listed site in St Kilda and its rocky outliers that are home to breeding seals, some of European’s largest seabird colonies, fantastic sea stacks and derelict crofts, where hardy islanders, once lived. This voyage offers a great chance to travel back to ancient times as we visit 5000-year old archaeological wonders like Skara Brae and the exquisite Italian Chapel
Spitsbergen Odyssey reveals the diversity of this island archipelago and takes us into the kingdom of the Polar Bear aboard the Polar Pioneer, the smallest ship operating in the region. We explore the coastline against a backdrop of spectacular glacier covered peaks and discover deep fjords in the west; mysterious, fossil-rich desert plains in the east; and best of all, seals and whales in the Arctic pack ice. This voyage offers the best chance for seeing reindeer and Polar Bears, and features wildflower walks across sweeping tundra