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Arctic

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Arctic Cruise Adventure: In Search of the Polar Bear - L'Austral

15

Days

This "three islands" itinerary (Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland) will offer you a thrilling and complete Arctic experience. This world class expedition team knows how to help you find polar bears!

From $16,995 per person

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Realm of the Polar Bear in Depth - Expedition

11

Days

Spend 9 glorious days searching for polar bears in their favorite habitat, Spitsbergen. This simple ship attracts active travelers who don't mind a casual, college dorm-like atmosphere.

From $5,899 per person

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Svalbard & the North Cape - Silver Cloud

10

Days

Spend 7 full days in Svalbard with a good chance of seeing polar bears and enjoy the fantastic, over-the-top cuisine, service and amenities offered by the beautiful and spacious Silver Cloud.

From $10,260 per person

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Land of the Ice Bears: An Exploration of Arctic Svalbard - Endurance

11

Days

This brand-new ship with National Geographic-level guiding, offers one of the world's most outstanding trips for searching out the elusive polar bear.

From $11,990 per person

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Realm of the Polar Bear - Expedition

8

Days

The Expedition is a fun ship with an enthusiastic crew, perfect if you're an active traveler who doesn't mind a simple ship while you're exploring icy Spitsbergen and looking for bears.

From $4,199 per person

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Svalbard and the Northern Fjords - Resolution

11

Days

Combining the spectacular, fairytale-green Norwegian Fjords with icy Svalbard and polar bears is a real treat. Travel there on a state-of-the-art ship with National Geographic-level guiding.

From $11,210 per person

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Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic - Ultramarine

12

Days

Focusing on the island of Spitsbergen offers you an in-depth look at this favorite home of the mighty polar bear. Travel on a brand-new ship for this far-north expedition among the blue glaciers.

From $8,545 per person

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Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief - Ocean Adventurer

7

Days

If you're short on time, hope to dovetail a ship expedition with an extended voyage, or are looking for a great value, this very experienced operator will show you the best of Svalbard in just 7 days.

From $4,451 per person

Svalbard

 
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Meet the Endurance

The National Geographic Endurance launched in July 2021 and is named in honor of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's ship.

 

Iceland, Greenland & Svalbard

Northwest Passage/Northeast Passage

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Meet L'Austral

Everything  on this ship has been designed to create a unique atmosphere onboard: the chic style and naturally relaxing ambiance of a veritable private yacht.

 

North Pole

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The North Pole

Imagine the thrill of a powerful icebreaker crushing through multi-year pack ice as it pushes toward 90° North. Or envision yourself aboard a helicopter as it soars over the icy Arctic Ocean—or standing on a remote spot on the planet where so few have ever set foot. Join us on this exhilarating journey and discover for yourself why the North Pole has, for centuries, stirred the minds and hearts of explorers and adventurers the world-over.

 

Churchill, Manitoba