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Guests from the National Geographic Endurance kayaking in ice off the island of Edge Island, Svalbard, Norway..
Guests from the National Geographic Endurance kayaking in ice off the island of Edge Island, Svalbard, Norway..
ExpeditionsNorwegian Discovery: Svalbard and the Northern Fjords

Norwegian Discovery: Svalbard and the Northern Fjords

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From the remarkable wilderness of the high Arctic to the fabled fjords of Norway, explore two distinct but intertwined regions. Spend several days amid the ice floes and islands of Svalbard in search of the polar bear, plus see walruses, seals, and myriad seabirds. Kayak, Zodiac cruise, and go ashore to hike. Then head south to the indented coastline of Norway, where nature flourishes.

Highlights

Three polar bears walk on pack ice during the Reconnaissance voyage to the high Arctic
  • Sail to the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard under the midnight sun in search of polar bears hunting along the pack ice

  • Zodiac cruise along the towering cliffs of Bear Island that rise straight from the sea and are home to tens of thousands of raucous seabirds

  • On Senja Island visit pristine Ånderdalen National Park to search for reindeer, elk, red foxes, and more

  • Explore the lovely fjords of Sørøya by Zodiac and kayak, and hike on shore

  • Experience the beauty and majesty of the Arctic aboard National Geographic Endurance, a state-of-the-art expedition ship purpose-built for exploring the polar regions

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