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Spitsbergen

Lying about halfway between Norway and the North Pole, Spitsbergen is the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago. The best way to visit the Arctic is on-board an expedition cruise, and our experts can help you decide which type of vessel and holiday is most suitable.

Spitsbergen cruises offer a fantastic variety of landscapes and wildlife. You’ll see walruses, polar bears, reindeer, whales, and numerous species of bird on your trip to Spitsbergen and Svalbard. The best way to explore Spitsbergen is arguably by boat, as expedition cruises allow passengers to witness dramatic scenery, ice-choked fjords and a myriad of wildlife around the entire archipelago.

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What can I say – Sue knew everything there was to know about Spitsbergen. The number of options can be overwhelming, but from my first conversation with Sue I knew we would be pointed in the right direction.

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Sue knew how important it was to me to spot polar bears and did everything she could to ensure we had the best chances possible. We were even lucky enough to see Arctic foxes and walruses.

Destination: Spitsbergen
Travel Expert: Sue

Thank you, Sue, for arranging our family snowmobiling trip, which was simply out of this world. We left with memories to last a lifetime.

Destination: Spitsbergen
Travel Expert: Sue

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Every captivating tailor-made itinerary needs a perfect base. Our team has handpicked this collection of properties to give you luxury options in styles to suit any adventure.

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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise sets us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you.

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