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Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen - Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

Dates:
2/7/2021
to  9/7/2021

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8
days
7
nights on board
Starting from*
AU$15,600

Flight Paris/Longyearbyen + transfers + flight Longyearbyen/Paris


PONANT invites you to experience something exceptional by discovering the Far North and the immense open spaces of the polar Arctic and its ice floes that extend to the North Pole. 

You will board the ship at Longyearbyen in Norway for an 8-day expedition cruise to the heart of the Svalbard archipelago. 

Over these expedition at sea aboard your ship, in the company of our specialist teams, you will discover the exceptional flora and fauna that lives in these extreme conditions, where temperatures reach -30°C in winter.

Your ship will first sail in the direction of the magnificent glaciers of Kongsfjorden, and then to the superb landscapes of the Nordvest-Spitsbergen National Park. The deep blue waters of its fjords surrounded by snow-capped mountains are home to many species of cetaceans while its islands, beaches and wide bays shelter the remains of old whaling stations and trappers’ cabins. 

You will then set sail eastbound to try to reach the coasts of the Nordaust-Svalbard Nature Reserve, and the Hinlopen Strait, a real polar desert sheltering many basaltic islets, majestic glaciers and a rich marine ecosystem: colonies of sea birds, walruses, polar bears and Arctic foxes come to feed here.

Perhaps you will also be lucky enough to be able to observe these emblematic species as you sail along the islands of Barentsøya and Edgeøya (also known as Barents Island and Edge Island respectively), in the Søraust-Svalbard Nature Reserve, which is the largest protected zone in Norway.

During this unforgettable expedition, our ship will sail to latitudes of 80° north and you will discover that unique feeling of having reached the top of the world.

We are privileged guests in these remote lands where we are at the mercy of weather, ice, tidal and current conditions. Landings on certain sites and the observation of certain wildlife cannot be guaranteed. They vary from day to day, making each PONANT cruise a unique experience. The Captain and the Expedition Leader will make every effort to ensure that your experience is as rich as possible, while complying with the safety rules and instructions imposed by the AECO.


Ref : LL5745 - B020721


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A brand-new cruise to discover the countless riches of Svalbard. Outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides. Hiking opportunity. Sail in the Hinlopen Strait...


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Choose your stateroom

Choose your stateroom

Superior Stateroom
 

(21 m²)

From AU$15,600

Deluxe Stateroom
 

(18 m²)

From AU$16,570

Prestige Deck 4
 

(18 m²)

From AU$18,140

Prestige Deck 5
 

(18 m²)

From AU$18,880

Prestige Deck 6
 

(18 m²)

From AU$19,650

Deluxe Suite
 

(27 m²)

From AU$26,120

Prestige Deck 5 Suite
 

(36 m²)

From AU$34,270

Prestige Deck 6 Suite
 

(36 m²)

Fully booked

Owner's Suite
 

(45 m²)

From AU$40,660


      

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Complete your trip

Included in your cruise
To make sure things run smoothly, PONANT has included certain elements before and after your cruise as part of the price.


Included in your cruise


Contact Us

1 888 400 1082
(or contact your travel agent)

Request a quote

*Price is per person, double occupancy, is based on availability, and subject to change at any time. The category of cabin to which this price applies may no longer be available.