29 Cruises And 15 Offers Available

The Arctic is one of the most remote and fascinating regions of the world, and it comes alive for just a few short months each year during the primary summer sailing season. An Arctic cruise takes you efficiently into the action. Journey into spectacular fjords illuminated by the 24-hour sun or winter’s northern lights. Photograph polar bears, venture close by inflatable skiff and actively discover these rarely visited lands aboard a small ship cruise.

We are award-winning small ship cruise specialists with extensive knowledge of the full range Arctic cruise itineraries on polar expedition ships. Sail the Arctic with the assurance of our industry experts. The AdventureSmith Explorations team can be your guide to finding the best trip for your interests. Whether you are keen to see polar bears, reach the North Pole or perhaps see the northern lights, our crew can match you with the right cruise.

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29 Cruises
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Our team can match you with the perfect Arctic cruise. Svalbard, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, the Bering Sea and the North Pole are ideal for explorations by expedition ships, and our selected itineraries get you up close to the abundant wildlife. Choose a North Pole cruise to be among the few intrepid travelers to reach that far north, circumnavigate Svalbard to seek iconic polar bears, cross the Bering Sea on a true expedition or opt for Arctic Circle cruises that range from the fjords of Norway to the coastlines of Iceland.

Let AdventureSmith Explorations be your guide to the right Arctic cruise options throughout this expansive region. Our diverse selection and personalized service ensure you’ll find the right match.

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10 Day Cruise
Introduction to Spitsbergen: Fjords, Glaciers & Wildlife of Svalbard

On this 9- or 10-day adventure aboard the 132-guest Ocean Adventurer, 78-guest Ocean Nova or 176-guest World Explorer, cruise Spitsbergen's coastline and discover fjords, sea cliffs, polar bears and walrus.

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From $6495USD
Jun Jul
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6 - 8 Day Cruise
North Spitsbergen

Explore North Spitsbergen and focus on spotting polar bears aboard the 170-guest Hondius, 116-guest Ortelius or 116-guest Plancius. Zodiac cruise and photograph rugged mountains, sweeping tundra, ice-caps, glaciers, unspoiled wilderness and abundant wildlife.

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From $4050USD
May Jun Jul Aug Sep
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12 Day Cruise
From the Highlands to the High Arctic

Cruise from Edinburgh, Scotland to Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen aboard the 114-guest Sea Spirit on this epic adventure with stops at the Faroe Islands, Jan Mayen and Fair Isle, which feature over 345 bird species, deep-green hills, bright blue sea and colorful communities.

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From $4595USD
May Jun

Arctic Cruises

We saw more in my 7 nights aboard the Expedition than I ever thought possible! Chris reviews his Realm of the Polar Bear Arctic cruise.
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Arctic Cruises

Polar bears, arctic foxes, walrus, beluga whales... Adventure Specialist Andrew rounds up and reviews his Realm of the Polar Bear In Depth Arctic cruise and time aboard the Expedition ship.
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Arctic Cruises

Read a traveler's tale of life aboard the 132-guest Expedtion to Svalbard. Polar bears, walrus, reindeer, tern and skua abound on this Realm of the Polar Bear expedition.
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Arctic Cruises

An AdventureSmith Specialist writes this detailed ship review of the 134-guest Expedition polar vessel. Read about her favorite features and cabin insights.
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