Svalbard – Spitsbergen Polar Bear Expedition, 9 Days, Ocean Nova

Polar bears, reindeer, and walruses will be your first sight on this beautiful Norwegian island. Svalbard archipelago lies above the arctic circle, at the north of Norway. The location makes it a perfect habitat for an amazing variety of Arctic animals and birds. The wildlife on Svalbard is protected by the six national parks and the island is classified a UNESCO world heritage site, making this a safe place for the wildlife to roam freely. Whale watchers and bird watchers will consider this island a haven, as it is home to thousands of seabirds and whales can be seen in the nearby waters. The island is aptly called the "wildlife capital of the arctic" and you will have ample opportunity to explore it with shore landings, zodiac cruises, snowshoeing and sea kayaking.