Expedition - Longyearbyen, Longyearbyen Arctic

Expedition - Longyearbyen

Hotel Rating

The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Good quality service and overall comfort
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Our rating: Premium | Property style: Boat

Refurbished in 2009, the Expedition holds a capacity of 134 passengers, with the option of quadruple, triple, twin and double category cabins. All rooms have private bathrooms and portholes or windows for viewing the passing landscapes and wildlife. The ship has a cosy and relaxed atmosphere, especially felt when reading a book in the library or a sipping on a drink at the Polar Bear Pub. There is also a resident band and regular pub quizzes at the pub for added entertainment. Enjoy delicious meals alongside friendly service at the Albatross Dining Room, perfect for fuelling another day of activities. During cruising days, why not make use of the ship’s gym and sauna.

Expedition - Longyearbyen

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Cruise: From The Highlands To The High Arctic

Perfect for wildlife enthusiasts and bird afficionados, this 12-day cruise explores the fauna and marine life along the islands from northern Scotland to Arctic Norway including the Shetland, Faroe and Svalbard islands
12 days from £3,775

Cruise: Norwegian Arctic Encompassed

Begin in the northern Scottish islands, travelling up the Norwegian coast through fjords and UNESCO sites and stopping off at historic villages, before ending in the Arctic Svalbard Archipelago for some wildlife spotting
15 days from £4,199

Cruise: Realm Of The Polar Bear

Dedicated to spotting Arctic wildlife this cruise explores the fjords and glaciers of the High Arctic around the Svalbard archipelago. Based on the ship, you’ll take zodiacs out in search of whales, seals and polar bears
8 days from £2,938

Cruise: Franz Josef Land & The Russian Arctic

Journey from Norway’s Svalbard to the Russian High Arctic to reach little-explored Franz Josef Land, home to polar and marine life. To reach its islands, travel through icy landscapes looking for whales along the way
14 days from £7,975