Across the Arctic Circle

Venture across the Arctic Circle & find true north on this 14 day cruise from Copenhagen. Explore the polar wonderland of Spitsbergen & magnificent fjords.

14 Days
Copenhagen to Oslo
From (AUD)
$ 21,045
Dates & Pricing

2020 Copenhagen > Oslo

Finding true north

Norway’s coastline offers scenery on an epic scale. The immense size of the magnificent fjords, cascading waterfalls, picturesque fishing villages and dramatic snow-capped mountains are a sight to behold. Known as the lands of the Polar bear, the stunning Svalbard Archipelago will stay etched in your memory forever.
From Copenhagen, cruise the stunning Norwegian fjords and explore the polar wonderland of Spitsbergen, part of the Svalbard Archipelago. Witness immense glaciers and fjords, the Arctic tundra and be on the lookout for wildlife and migrating seabirds on this once in a lifetime journey.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
301N
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
Copenhagen
Return City:
Oslo

Selected Itinerary

14 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Copenhagen

    Welcome to Denmark’s thriving capital where you will be warmly greeted by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Meet the Captain, crew and your Discovery Team before setting sail this evening.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - At sea

    Relax on board and make use of the Spa Sanctuary or even take a yoga class in the studio as you cruise the coast of Norway. There will be insightful lectures and presentations from the Discovery Team in the theatre or perhaps learn some new cooking techniques in Scenic Epicure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Bergen

    Norway’s magnificent second city is set on a beautiful convergence of fjords.

    Today choose one of our Freechoice activities or join a more active Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Discover the city’s fascinating quarters, walk across the Bryggen old timber wharf or ride the funicular to Floibanen for stunning views. You may choose to visit the interesting Fantoft Stave Church.

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery hiking excursion or a guided bicycle tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Sognefjord

    The largest fjord in Norway, at its deepest Sognefjord plunges to more than 1,300 metres while the mountains straddling it rise to more than 1,700 metres. Discover the villages of Vik and Flåm in the heart of the fjord.

    Today choose one of our Freechoice activities or join a more active Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Ride the world-famous Ride the world-famous Flåm Railway for a day of stunning scenery. You may choose to explore an authentic Viking Village or see the white caves of Gudvangen.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion, a bicycle ride or a hiking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Ålesund

    Ålesund houses a unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture set amidst stunning scenery, as you will discover on a walking tour.

    Today choose one of our Freechoice activities or join a more active Discovery excursion

    Freechoice

    Explore the communities of Giske and Godoya islands. Alternatively, Sunmore open-air museum will introduce you to the traditions of the region.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion, a bicycle ride or a hiking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Torghatten

    Cruise towards the granite mountain of Torghatten.

    Discovery

    Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac or kayak.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Lofoten Islands

    Great, craggy islands that touch the sky, picturesque villages and abundant wildlife make the Lofoten Islands a must-see destination. Discover the unexplored coves and bays of this stunning wonderland and marvel as the Captain and crew navigate the narrow mouths and steep ravines of the fjords.

    Discovery

    Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac and kayak.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Tromso

    Known as the gateway to the Arctic, discover Tromso on a guided walk and its architecture, with time at leisure to explore at your own pace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - At sea

    Cruise across the Norwegian Sea to the Svalbard Archipelago. Join an insightful presentation by the Discovery Team on the fascinating history and geology of this high arctic region. Learn about the rich flora that appears in the short Polar summer and the interesting and unique wildlife you may have the chance to encounter on your days ahead in the Svalbard Archipelago.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Lying above the Arctic Circle, the Svalbard Archipelago’s rugged glaciers and frozen tundra’s are a fragile and remote area of vast environmental significance. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of the long hours of daylight, weather and ice conditions. Cruise past Bear Island, the southernmost island in the archipelago, and picturesque fjords such as Hornsund and Magdalenafjord. Step into a time machine as you visit Pyramiden, an abandoned mine full of Soviet era architecture.

    Discovery

    You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and on nature walks. Discover majestic Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes, the wildlife and marine life, taking you to the place of your wildest dreams.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Svalbard Archipelago.

    Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Svalbard Archipelago.

    Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Longyearbyen > Oslo

    Your cruise ends this morning as you say farewell to the crew, disembark and fly to Oslo.


    Please book your flight to depart after 8pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your all-inclusive cruise features:
  • Only 200 guests on board
  • 100% spacious Verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • 16 member Specialist Polar Discovery Team
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Engaging education and entertainment program
  • Complimentary expedition parka, water bottle plus use of special polar boots
  • Internal flights and taxes
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability