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Across the Arctic Circle: Scotland, Norway and Spitsbergen

Across the Arctic Circle: Scotland, Norway and Spitsbergen

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 10 people
Destination(s): Norway  
Specialty Categories: Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: July
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 7095 Australian Dollar (AUD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 11495 Australian Dollar (AUD)

From Aberdeen we head north to the remote crofting villages and thriving seabird rookeries on the Orkney Islands and Fair Isle. Heading further north, we explore the Shetland Islands with its spectacular sea cliffs, bird life and wildflowers. We sail across the North Sea to the coastline of Norway, to explore the intricate maze of seldom visited inlets and outer islands. Sailing along Norway’s mountainous coastline, we cross the Arctic Circle, keeping watch for pods of whales. We approach Spitsbergen, keeping a watch out for polar bears and arctic fox in the polar desert landscape.

Voyage date: 3-16 July 2013.

Trip Itinerary:

Day 1: Embark in Aberdeen, Scotland. meet your guide for the kayak briefing.

Days 2-3: Orkney Islands and Fair Isle.

Day 4: Shetland Islands.

Day 5: At sea.

Days 6-9: Norwegian coastline.

Days 10-13: Spitsbergen coastline.

Day 14: Disembark Longyearbyen.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Cost depends on cabin chosen.

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