11-day Escorted Expedition Cruise-tour
NEW DATES: 12-22 June 2023 (ex Oslo)
Tour cost from:
Quad share (very good value for solo travellers) $10,995 per person,
Triple share NZD$11,580 per person
Twin with Porthole Cabin $12,595 per person
Twin with Window Cabin NZD$13,375 per person
Twin Deluxe Cabin NZD$13,995 per person… Read the rest
Discover Travel are one of the few true specialists in New Zealand in arranging trips to the Arctic.
“The Arctic” – from the Greek Arktikos – ‘Country of the Great Bear’ because it sits underneath the constellation Ursa Major. This is very apt, because the most famous resident of this… Read the rest
I joined Peregrine Adventures on a 10 night journey from Longyerbyen return aboard the Akademik Sergei Vavilov with 64 other passengers. We explored incredible terrain and I have to say this is a fantastic way to see some incredible wildlife in their natural habitat.
We have just had 2 of… Read the rest
In 2005, I was fortunate to join an expedition cruise aboard the Akademik Ioffe from Churchill in Manitoba for 12 days, through Hudson Bay and across the Davis Strait to the fabled ‘iceberg’ alley of Illulisat in Western Greenland. It remains one of my most treasured travelling experiences, starting even… Read the rest
If there is such a thing as a “classic Arctic” expedition, this is it. You’ll get all the best of Spitsbergen, by exploring the western edge of the island and venturing to some outlying northern areas home to polar bears and walrus. You’ll come across colonies of seabirds numbering into… Read the rest