Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard

  • Trip Type: Small Ship
  • 17 Days | Bergen to Oslo
  • Group Size: Max 148

Ship/Deck Plan


National Geographic Explorer

The National Geographic Explorer is 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 cafe.

Expedition Cost

Category 1 $16,990
Category 2 $17,980
Category 3 $18,930
Category 4 $20,350
Category 5 $23,490
Category 6 $27,690
Category 7 $31,820
Category A Solo $22,470
Category B Solo $23,660

Prices are per person, double occupancy, except those marked solo, which are based on single occupancy.

Airfare to Bergen and return from Oslo, or vice versa, is not included in the expedition cost. The group flight from Longyearbyen to Oslo is $380 (subject to change).