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Spitsbergen in Depth

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13
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Cost/day $589
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Spitsbergen in Depth - Quark Expeditions
Spitsbergen in Depth - Quark Expeditions
Excellent
20 reviews
Starts
Longyearbyen
+5 Destinations
Arctic / North Pole
Ends
Longyearbyen
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Highlights

Start and end in Longyearbyen! With the polar tour Spitsbergen in Depth, you have a 13 day tour package taking you through Longyearbyen, Svalbard and 5 other destinations in Svalbard. Spitsbergen in Depth includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport.
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
132
Transportation
Boat
Travel style
Polar, Arctic, Polar Bear, Ocean Cruise

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Longyearbyen; board ship and embark.
  2. Day 2-12: Exploring Spitsbergen and the Svalbard Archipelago.
  3. Day 13: Disembark and end in Longyearbyen.

Travel guide

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

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Transport

Quark Expeditions Ship

  • 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

20 Reviews

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Good
5%
Average
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Rather Poor
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  • AL
    Written on August 16, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fanatstic trip. The expedition staff were without exception, excellent. We sailed North into the pack ice and were rewarded with stunning scenery, many polar bear sightings and awesome glaciers.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Has to be... Read more

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  • DO
    Written on August 14, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    We joined this trip because we wanted to see a Polar Bear in the wild. We weren't disappointed - multiple bears on multiple occasions. The trip offered much more than that of course, everything else being a bonus.What was the most inspirational moment of... Read more

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  • MM
    Written on August 7, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    My polar addiction started back in 2009 when i headed out to the Arctic with Paul, Ian Stirling and the elite of polar ships the Vavilov. We had incredible weather but lacked Bear sightings.. After exploring Georgia and Antarctica some 18 months later, i... Read more

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  • AH
    Written on August 5, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A Fantastic trip, excellent guides, support team and ship.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Seeing Polar Bears in their environment close-up.What did you think of your group leader?Hard to fault, inspirational, enthusiastic, knowledgable -... Read more

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  • BC
    Written on August 2, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was an exhilarating and awe-inspiring trip where we really got to experience and feel the magic of Spitzbergen and its wildlife.  The ship, the crew and all of the inspirational expedition team made the experience more than just a sight-seeing tour and... Read more

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  • SC
    Written on August 2, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    To summarise such a monumental experience is impossible. Although I had read all about it, the reality was far beyond words. The scenery, the wildlife and sheer magnificence of the Arctic was mind blowing. Our trip was not a "Cruise on a Boat" it was an... Read more

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  • HR
    Written on August 1, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Bears on cliffs, bears on ice, walrus, ivory gulls and so much more... The trip far exceeded all expectations (and they were set pretty high from the outset). Spitsbergen in depth certainly lived up to its name: in-depth knowledge from all our guides,... Read more

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  • EG
    Written on August 1, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Ever since reading about Fridtjof Nansen as a youngster I've wanted to head to the Arctic. Sometimes following dreams doesn't work out but this trip was everything I could have hoped for and much more.What was the most inspirational moment of your... Read more

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  • DW
    Written on January 6, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    In 2009 I booked on the Arctic trip in search of Polar Bears and surprisingly found myself literally overwhelmed by the scenery.  The sea ice was thick and the Polar Bears were being shy! I returned with no expectations and almost witnessed the Arctic... Read more

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  • AM
    Written on January 2, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    An exciting and adventurous trip on a comfortable boat! Despite the lack of ice at sea the team and crew put extra effort to find the polar bears, which were on everyone's wish list. The chefs accommodated for the dietary needs of my partner and the Exodus... Read more

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Spitsbergen in Depth

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  • Saturday
    Jun 29, 2019
    from Longyearbyen
    13 Days
    Thursday
    Jul 11, 2019
    to Longyearbyen
    8 seats left
    $237
    USD $7,658
  • Tuesday
    Jul 23, 2019
    from Longyearbyen
    13 Days
    Sunday
    Aug 4, 2019
    to Longyearbyen
    8 seats left
    $237
    USD $7,658

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About the countries

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Svalbard

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Svalbard

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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 16 August 2019 the full payment of $7,658 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 $7658 for Spitsbergen in Depth, 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 741 km.
  • Longyearbyen (Svalbard)
  • 113 km
  • Ny Aalesund (Svalbard)
  • 134 km
  • Moffen Island (Svalbard)
  • 140 km
  • Phippsoya (Svalbard)
  • 143 km
  • Alkefjellet (Svalbard)
  • 170 km
  • Alkhornet (Svalbard)
  • 41 km
  • Longyearbyen (Svalbard)

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