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TPOTY Expeditions & Adventures

Wild Svalbard - Spitsbergen & Polar Bears

Departs June 10th 2018 - 11 Day Circumnavigation (tbc)

BOOK NOW FOR DISCOUNT - use the booking code 7H69F85 and get a 5% discount

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Svalbard - Land of the polar bear

The wildlife & landscape of Svalbard

This photography expedition is split between land and sea. Here you'll spend four days land-based photographing the wildlife and exploring the landscape, and fours days on board a Hurtigruten expedition ship sailing to the remoter areas which are harder to access in search of polar bears and other wildlife and sealife.

For full details of the trip, prices and itinerary please HERE to go to the page on the Hurtigruten website.

Photographing Wildlife

Your photography tutor - Chris Coe - will show you how to photograph the wildife, landscapes and seascapes. He and his assistant, Hazel, will also be on hand to give you individual tuition as and when you want it.

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Spitsbergen Peniinsula


This is wild country and there are more polar bears on the Svalbard than there are people. June it is the land of the midnight sun with almost continous daylight gives a great chance of seeing plenty of wildlife.


Wild Svalbard Expedition Highlights

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Svalbard by land and sea with Hurtigrutenr

Breath-taking landscape of the Svalbard Pennisula
Wildlife on land and in the sea including birdlife
Summer landscapes, skyscapes & changing light
Svalbard's rugged landscape and glaciers
Unusal architecture reflecting Spitsbergen mining and whaling heritage

Photo Tour Highlights

Small group - max 20 people
Group & individual tuition
Two tutors dedicated to helping you with your photography
Unhurried itinerary with time to develop your photography
Opportunities to photograph landscape and the midnight sun

What You'll Learn About

How to get the most from your camera and lenses
Understanding light & how to control it
Composition & how to add impact to your images
Exposure & how to meter light accurately
Photographing the wildife, birdlife and sealife

The travel element of the trip is arranged by our travel partner, Hurtigruten, and the trip will be booked direct through them. Details and price to follow soon.

Cost and how you book or reserve a place?

Travel to Spitsbergen (Norway) is easy and the standard of living is high. All accommodation and service is of a high standard

Included in the tour price are:

  • Flights from London to Longyearbyen and back to London (inc. taxes, charges and transfers).
  • 4 day expedition voyage around Spitsbergen on MS Nordstjernen
  • Accommodation and meals on full board basis while on MS Nordstjernen
  • 4 nights accommodation and breakfast at the Spitsbergen Hotel, Longyearbyen
  • Daily lectures, workshops and one-to-one tuition by Chris Coe
  • 2 days with personal guide and excursions from the hotel in Longyearbyen
  • Professional English-speaking tour leader when on-board the MS Nordstjernen

Not included: travel insurance, optional excursions, luggage handling, gratuities

The tour price, including all of the above, from £2855 (sharing twin)

For further details or to book, call or email Emma

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 8846 2633



Hurtigruten are a licensed UK based tour operator and you are financially protected as per their terms and conditions. Their ATOL license number is ATOL 3584 and their ABTA number V7545. Hurtigruten is a company registered in England & Wales with company number 02865967.

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