Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

» Arctic

» Jul 22 2018Jul 27 2018 (6 DAYS)

» EMBARKATION: Longyearbyen

» DISEMBARKATION: Longyearbyen

EXPEDITION IN BRIEF

  • View arctic wildlife, such as polar bears, walrus and reindeer 

  • Enjoy all the adventure of an arctic expedition in less than a week 

  • Cruise in a Zodiac to get up close to glaciers, fjords, icebergs and more 

  • Hike the colorful tundra 

  • Take advantage of kayaking options

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

  • Day 1 – Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen, Norway
  • Days 2 to 5 – Exploring Spitsbergen
  • Day 11 – Depart Longyearbyen

SHIP

Ocean Adventurer

ADVENTURE OPTIONS

Kayaking

ACTIVITIES

Hiking

Pack in all the excitement of an epically long arctic cruise into only six days. Yes, in less than
a week, you’ll cruise through the pack ice up to 80°N along the west coast of Spitsbergen like
an explorer of long ago, on a constant search for wildlife. Though this rocky island is covered
in mountains and glaciers, the towering cliffs and fjords play host to a surprisingly thriving and varied ecosystem. Exploring as much of the area as possible will provide optimal opportunities to spot the most iconic of iconic arctic wildlife, the polar bear.


CABINS & PRICES

Triple USD 3,495
Lower Deck USD 4,595
Main Deck Porthole USD 4,995
Main Deck Window USD 5,595
Superior USD 6,095
Deluxe USD 6,795
Suite USD 7,495
Owner’s Suite USD 8,295

All rates per person in USD

Contact Us

INCLUDES

  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping 

  • All breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks on board 

  • All shore landings per the daily program 

  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader 

  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program 

  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and special guests as scheduled 

  • Photographic journal documenting the expedition 

  • Waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings 

  • Official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep 

  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock 

  • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin 

  • Comprehensive predeparture materials, including a map and an informative 
Arctic Reader 

  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program 

  • All luggage handling aboard the ship 

  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of US$500,000 per person 

  • Arrival transfer from Longyearbyen airport to your hotel if you arrive one day 
prior to embarkation 

  • Transfer from your hotel or Longyearbyen airport to the ship on embarkation day 

  • Group transfer from the ship to Longyearbyen airport or a designated drop-off location downtown on disembarkation day

EXCLUDES

  • International airfare
  • Passport and visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above
  • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Excess-baggage fees on international flights
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, beverage and other personal charges unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew
  • Additional overnight accommodation
  • Optional kayaking activities

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