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Tromsö (NO) - Bear Island (NO) - Longyearbyen (SJ)

02 June - 13 June 2021

11 days, Anne-Margaretha

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Anne-Margaretha:
Tromsö (NO) - Bear Island (NO) - Longyearbyen (SJ)

02 June - 13 June 2021

Course: Svalbard! Board Anne-Margaretha in Tromso and sail to the famous island of Svalbard (Spitsbergen), stopping along the way on remote Bear Island. Weather permitting you might be able to earn your “Nude swimming in Arctic water” certificate. On the next leg to Svalbard you might even see whales, and once you reach the island there’s a chance to see polar bears, reindeer and arctic foxes. Depending on the conditions you should be able to visit a couple of places before sailing to Longyearbyen. The plan is to get there on the 12th or the 13th, but it’s best to book your flight for the evening just in case. Or better yet – book Longyearbyen Camping spot right at the airport and spend the unforgettable night with a view before flying out the next day. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years (younger Windseekers on request, when accompanied by an adult).

Ports

Only 2000 km from the North Pole Tromsö is the capital of Norway’s high north, home to 70 000 inhabitants who live on the edge of the Arctic. This well operated cruise destination is positioned in a spectacular setting between islands, iconic fjords and mountain peaks, midway between the North Cape and Lofoten Islands.

Longyearbyen is a capital of Norwegian Svalbard archipelago, located on the Spitsbergen island. If you want to experience the arctic climate, although tempered by a warm current, Spitsbergen is the place to visit. Look for seabirds, reindeer and marine mammals but watch out for polar bears! Don’t be fooled by the town’s remote location and small size: you can find there two museums, art galleries and a cinema.

  • Tromsö (NO)

  • Longyearbyen (SJ)

Key points

  • Dates: 2 June 2021 - 13 June 2021
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 12
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English, Dutch and/or German – depending on the participants’ needs.
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, sheets and towels. Bedlinen can be rented on board for €15 per journey.

This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).

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    "AN AMAZING ADVENTURE THAT TEACHES YOU THINGS YOU WILL NEVER LEARN SOMEWHERE ELSE"

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    "It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."

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