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Introduction to Spitsbergen

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Introduction to Spitsbergen - Quark Expeditions
Introduction to Spitsbergen - Quark Expeditions
Excellent
6 reviews
Starts
Longyearbyen
+1 Destinations
Arctic / North Pole
Ends
Longyearbyen
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Highlights

Start and end in Longyearbyen! With the ocean cruise tour Introduction to Spitsbergen, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Spitsbergen. Introduction to Spitsbergen includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
132
Transportation
Ship
Travel style
Ocean Cruise, Polar, Arctic, Wildlife

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  • CR
    Written on August 30, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Introduction to Spitsbergan trip was an amazing experience, far beyond any expectations I had had.  The scenery, the wildlife, my travel companions, and - very importantly - the staff all combined to make this a wonderful trip. The expedition staff were... Read more

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  • CR
    Written on August 30, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Introduction to Spitsbergan trip was an amazing experience, far beyond any expectations I had had.  The scenery, the wildlife, my travel companions, and - very importantly - the staff all combined to make this a wonderful trip. The expedition staff were... Read more

    Review collected by Quark Expeditions
  • MF
    Written on June 20, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip surpassed our expectations in every respect. the ship was perfect, in size and atmosphere. The food amazing and abundant. The expedition Team were fabulous and made the trip very special. We had, for example a World expert in Polar Bears, an... Read more

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  • MF
    Written on June 20, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip surpassed our expectations in every respect. the ship was perfect, in size and atmosphere. The food amazing and abundant. The expedition Team were fabulous and made the trip very special. We had, for example a World expert in Polar Bears, an... Read more

    Review collected by Quark Expeditions
  • AB
    Written on November 4, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome - 15 polar bears, 2 cubs, beluga whales, arctic foxes, walrus, 'loads' of birds, great scenery and a walk on the arctic pack ice. Great expedition crew, kept busy the whole trip out in the zodiacs and walks out on the islands. What was the most... Read more

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  • AB
    Written on November 4, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome - 15 polar bears, 2 cubs, beluga whales, arctic foxes, walrus, 'loads' of birds, great scenery and a walk on the arctic pack ice. Great expedition crew, kept busy the whole trip out in the zodiacs and walks out on the islands. What was the most... Read more

    Review collected by Quark Expeditions

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Longyearbyen, board ship and begin exploration.
  2. Day 2-8: Exploring Spitsbergen and the Svalbard Archipelago.
  3. Day 9: Disembark in Lonyearbyen.

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

Quark Expeditions Ships

  • Ocean Nova
    Ocean Nova
    Designed to carry passengers in comfort to the most remote corners of the world, the Ocean Nova was built in Denmark. This ship delivers c… Read more
    Built
    1992
    Guests
    78
    Crew
    38
    Length
    73m
    Width
    11m
    Suites
    38
    Electricity
    220v
    Cruising Speed
    12 knots
    Draft
    3.7m
  • Ocean Adventurer
    Ocean Adventurer
    As of June 2017, Quark Expeditions’ much beloved polar expedition ship the “Sea Adventurer” will be undergoing a multi-… Read more
    Built
    1976 (refurbished in 1999 and 2002)
    Guests
    132
    Crew
    84
    Length
    101.1m
    Width
    16.2m
    Suites
    57
    Cruising Speed
    12 knots
    Draft
    4.5m

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Transport

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Introduction to Spitsbergen

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  • Saturday
    Jun 1, 2019
    from Longyearbyen
    9 Days
    Sunday
    Jun 9, 2019
    to Longyearbyen
    8 seats left
    $174
    USD $5,621
  • Sunday
    Jun 9, 2019
    from Longyearbyen
    9 Days
    Monday
    Jun 17, 2019
    to Longyearbyen
    8 seats left
    $174
    USD $5,621
  • Sunday
    Jun 23, 2019
    from Longyearbyen
    9 Days
    Monday
    Jul 1, 2019
    to Longyearbyen
    8 seats left
    $162
    USD $5,233
  • Monday
    Jul 15, 2019
    from Longyearbyen
    9 Days
    Tuesday
    Jul 23, 2019
    to Longyearbyen
    8 seats left
    $174
    USD $5,621

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

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Krone
Svalbard and Norway

Plugs & Adapters

Svalbard and Norway

Visa

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Norway. Ideally 6 months before travel.

Policies

Location
Start and end in Longyearbyen.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Quark Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 May 2019 the full payment of $5,233 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $5233 for Introduction to Spitsbergen, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Quark Expeditions tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 86 km.
  • Longyearbyen (Svalbard)
  • 43 km
  • Spitsbergen (Norway)
  • 43 km
  • Longyearbyen (Svalbard)

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