Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard

  • 17-day voyage aboard the National Geographic Explorer
  • Discover fjordlands, icebergs, and Arctic wildlife by Zodiac and kayak

Ship/Deck Plan

 

National Geographic Explorer

The National Geographic Explorer is the newest ship in our fleet and arguably the finest expedition vessel on the seas. A state-of-the-art, ice-class expedition ship, the Explorer accommodates 148 guests in 81 spacious cabins, each with outside views; private bathrooms; and sleek, modern furnishings. Single cabins in Category 2 are highlighted in bright blue and include cabins 309-312 and 310-332. Single cabins in Category 3 are highlighted in bright pink and include cabins 105, 106, 203 and 208.

The ship carries kayaks and a fleet of Zodiac motorized landing craft, as well as sophisticated video equipment that allows access to the underwater world. Public areas include a lounge and bar; a library; a spa; a fitness center; a sauna; and a selection of dining options that offer regionally inspired cuisine using fresh, local ingredients. Services include a full-time doctor, a wellness specialist, and an Internet café.

Expedition Cost

2014
2014
Category 1 $13,820
Category 2 $14,590
Category 3 $15,290
Category 4 $16,470
Category 5 $18,820
Category 6 $21,960
Category 7 $25,230

2015
2015
Category 1 $15,170
Category 2 $15,990
Category 3 $16,820
Category 4 $18,120
Category 5 $20,690
Category 6 $24,150
Category 7 $27,750

Prices are per person, double occupancy. For a single cabin in 2014, add $3,650 in Category 2 and $3,820 in Category 3. For a single cabin in 2015, add $4,000 in Category 2 and $4,200 in Category 3.

International airfare to Bergen and return from Oslo is not included in the expedition cost. The group flight from Longyearbyen to Oslo is $360 (subject to change).