What makes Svalbard the best first polar destination

What makes Svalbard the best first polar destination

Svalbard is the number one tourist destination in the High Arctic for a variety of reasons. Firstly, its main settlement is easily accessible via commercial airport and cruise terminal. In addition to being the perfect representation of the pristine polar environment in most people’s imagination of the Arctic, this wilderness is home to an unparalleled abundance and diversity of wildlife. Incredible opportunities for photography and activities like sea kayaking add to the appeal. But more than any single reason, it is the unrivaled combination of these attractions that makes Svalbard the top choice for travelers to the Arctic.

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Explore the shores, fjords and inlets of Svalbard in-depth with m/v Sea Spirit and its fleet of Zodiac boats. The vessel is just the right size to maneuver into the secluded harbors and bays and reach the most remote islands while providing safe and comfortable cruising. Travelers are sure to be impressed with spacious staterooms, thoughtful amenities, and fine cuisine.

About Poseidon Expeditions

With offices in the US, UK, Germany, Cyprus, Russia and China, Poseidon Expeditions is a leading provider of polar expeditions in the cruise industry. The company is committed to safe and environmentally responsible polar travel. It is a member of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO). To learn more, please visit

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