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  AKADEMIK SERGEY VAVILOV - Spitzbergen 2015


This is the Arctic of Viking lore and legend - a world of icy fjords, fiery volcanoes and glittering, ice-bound seas. Here you'll encounter the majestic ice bear, and the colossal walrus, seabirds by the thousands in their towering cliff-side rookeries, and breath-taking flower-dotted tundra plains.

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  ANTARCTICA - A cruise guide

Antarctica - The Great White Wilderness and the most pristine place on the planet. A place of magical adventures, wonder and awe.

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  ARCTIC - A cruise guide

 

Stretching from Spitsbergen in the Svalbard Archipelago to the Far East of Russia, from Arctic Norway to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska and from Canada’s Baffin Islands to Greenland there are a lot of options for intrepid travellers.

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  CRYSTAL SERENITY - North West Passage Cruise 2016

 

 

This beautifully kept ship, with many amenities, such as health spa and many and varied activities will be making a voyage from Seward, inAlaska, to the Aleutian Islands, then into the Bering Sea and across the top of Canada, to Greenland and onto the USA finishing the voyage in New York.

 

 

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  Dive beneath the Polar seas.

 

Are you ready for a new scuba experience? This is an exciting opportunity for those who think they have “been there and done that”. 

 

The Polar Regions offer a unique underwater world that few have seen; where ice walls sparkle, beautiful sea stars shine and kelp forests and rainbow hued sponge beds are to be explored.

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  FRAM - Circumnavigate Spitsbergen 2016 – 9 Days.


Experience the breathtaking panoramas of some of Svalbard`s most remote regions. On this voyage, aiming to circumnavigate Spitsbergen, you will discover incredible natural beauty, as you are treated to one of the Arctic’s most unforgettable experiences, the Midnight Sun and it’s unearthly glow.

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  FRAM - Polar Pioneers of Svalbard 2016

 

If you crave for the return of spring with blossoming trees, warmth and chirping birds – this is not the voyage for you! An expedition to the Arctic brings you to latitudes where spring is more winter than the deepest wintertime in most of Europe. Sea ice is dominant in the fjords and land is covered with deep snow.

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  FRAM – Antarctic Circle Expedition 2017 – 16 Days.

 

Starting in Buenos Aires, you have the opportunity to discover the “Paris of South America” before embarking on MS Fram in Ushuaia, the world's southernmost town and setting course for the Southern Ocean. En route to Antarctica we sail through the notorious Drake Passage, where two oceans meet. Then we head through open sea towards a continent of endless white wilderness, that is Antarctica, with its overwhelming presence of nature and wildlife.

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  FRAM – Exploring the Old Norse heritage - 2016 13 Days.

 

Join a journey through the history of the Norse settlers and contemporary life in the Arctic.
The history is fascinating and the heritage from these early settlers is still alive today - both in the Icelandic language and sagas, and the modern settlements of Greenland. There will be a variety of fascinating lectures on board, on topics like history, biology and geology, as well as daily landings, hikes, kayaking and visits to museums.

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  FRAM –Antarctica & the South Atlantic Islands 2016

 

You embark in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, where MS Fram sets course for the Falkland Islands. In this British settlement you will find a world of contrasts from the red buses and English pubs in Stanley, the capital, to seamless horizons, vast open spaces, stunning white sand beaches and a rich wildlife with penguins and albatrosses. On to South Georgia and Antarctica.

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  HANSEATIC - North East Passage cruise 2016

 


The passage from Europe to Asia through the Arctic – for centuries, an inconceivable notion – remains a great seafaring challenge to this day. The HANSEATIC will set out on an adventure as part of this spectacular expedition, shaped by dramatic, bizarre landscapes and encounters with polar bears, seals and whales. The extraordinary awaits you every day when local conditions make spontaneous course changes necessary and when the Zodiacs press on to untouched coastlines. Far from civilisation, discover the Russian Arctic, which was an exclusion zone for decades and thus unreachable. A sea route with a legendary history as a present-day adventure. The HANSEATIC – the first non-Russian passenger ship ever to sail through the Northeast Passage – will once again brave this great pioneering endeavour. 



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  LE BOREAL – Falklands, South Georgia + Antarctic Cruise

 

A sleek silhouette, a welcoming intimate atmosphere, discover aboard this new ship the philosophy that has made L’Austral and Le Soléal such a success: the spirit of Yacht Cruises, built to Ice Class !C.

Sailing under the French flag, this magnificent yacht of only 132 staterooms and Suites, with balconies, will join our fleet in June 2013. You will be enchanted by the contemporary decor inspired by the luxury yachting world, with fluid lines and a modern colour scheme combining natural wood with shades of grey and white.

 

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  MIDNATSOL – Antarctic Adventure 2017 – 15 Days.

 

After an overnight stay at a hotel in Santiago de Chile, you will meet your expedition ship in Punta Arenas. Then the journey south begins as we sail through the extremely narrow Canal Gabriel and into the Garibaldi fjord. If the weather is on our side we might come ashore on Cape Horn. 

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  OCEAN NOVA – Antarctica Express Air Cruise

 

Flying over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, this vacation idea saves days of sea passage from South America to the Antarctic continent and ice shelves. It invites you to a unique experience that will take you to one of the most remote places on earth, the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable continent -Antarctica. It has the coldest and harshest climate in the world.  

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  POLAR PIONEER - South Georgia, the Falklands & Antarctica - 16 nights

 Polar Pioneer will carry you to a paradise of ice-clad mountains, islands raucous with wild animals and comfortable passage through a glorious maze of sheltered channels and inlets. You will visit a unique continent, where penguins are curious, not afraid; seal pups sniff your gumboots and the cycle of life is on show. Cruising in Zodiacs, you might encounter spy-hopping humpbacks, slinky minkes or a leopard seal’s disquieting smile. Want real adventure? Then join the sea kayaking activity programme to get even more up close and personal. 

 

 

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  POLAR REGIONS AND HURTIGRUTEN ASA

Norwegian shipping company, Hurtigruten ASA, since 1893, has been renowned for many years as the operator of the Norwegian Coastal Cruise. A fleet of supply vessels,  travel along the spectacular fiordland coast of Norway, from Bergen in the south to Kirkenes, at the Russian border in the far north, on what has been described as the "World's Most Beautiful Sea Voyage."

Now they offer the Polar regions including Greenland, Spitsbergen and Antarctica.

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  SEA SPIRIT – Three Arctic Islands Cruise 2013

 

A journey across the Arctic Ocean, to the land of Vikings, fjords and volcanoes. An award-winning expedition packs more wildlife and dramatic Arctic coastlines into 14 days than you can imagine. Visiting Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen, you'll have great chances to see Bearded Seals as well as walrus, whales, seabirds and - of course – Polar Bears.

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  SEABOURN QUEST – Cruises to Antarctica late 2016

 

Departing from Fort Lauderdale for a cruise south to the Antarctic, and across the Drake Passage, this cruise will take you to Antarctica for a really great experience.  

NOTE - From the numerous possible landing sites, your experienced expedition team will select those that will provide you with the best experiences available, based on real-time reports of wildlife, weather and ice conditions.

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  TROLLFJORD – Astronomy Voyage 2016/17 20 Days

 

This voyage follows the route of the Classic Winter Round Voyage with an included trip out to the Northern Lights Planetarium on Day 5 especially for participants of this tour. Departure dates see the main write-up.

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