Overland Track

Back in Melbourne I want to let you know that I had a wonderful experience on the overland track. With my 63 years I made it! I was so pleased to achieve this. Thanks to the perfect organisation and the good care of the guides.

Daniella Buis | The Netherlands Feb 2010
 
 

Central Spitsbergen Aurora Borealis

This voyage takes place during the northern autumn, as the days are getting shorter, and provides an excellent opportunity to view the spectacular Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). We set sail from Longyearbyen and set course for the Alkhornet, a high cliff, where Arctic Foxes and Reindeer are often spotted. Visits to Trygghamna, Barentsburg and the inner reaches of Isfjord system are further highlights of our trip. Our small group of 20 passengers will sail aboard the basic but comfortable schooner, the Noorderlicht. Manned by a skilled crew and expert naturalist/expedition leader, this voyage involves some participation with the handling of sails, taking the helm or being on watch during the night. These voyages are dependent on the weather and the sea conditions, therefore the itinerary is only an outline.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Longyearbyen set sail
DAYS 2/5 Explore Bell Sund and surrounds
DAY 6 Visit Barentsburg
DAY 7 Inner Isfjord system
DAY 8 Disembark Longyearbyen where trip concludes

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Trip Code: LON
Trip Grading: Adventure Touring
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cruising
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Next Trip:  13 October 2017
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