Encounter a pristine landscape of glaciers and fjords, see amazing wildlife in their natural habitat, and learn about the environmental challenges to the Arctic while cruising Norway’s Svalbard.

Starting at: $6,995 * Price includes special offer Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Arctic landscape in Norway  Polar bears in Norway's arctic landscape

An Arctic Cruise of Norway’s Svalbard

Aboard the L'Austral

11 days from $6,995

Encounter a pristine landscape of glaciers and fjords, see amazing wildlife in their natural habitat, and learn about the environmental challenges to the Arctic while cruising Norway’s Svalbard.

or Call 855-330-1542

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Jun 9 - 19, 2020 Departure
Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter is a Fulbright Fellow and Ph.D. graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, where he conducted his dissertation research on Rincón de la Vieja volcano in Costa Rica. For the past 11 years, Kirt has worked for the New Mexico STATEMAP program, studying the geologic history of northern New Mexico. Kirt is also an instructor for the NASA astronaut training program, teaching NASA’'s 2009 astronaut candidates geologic mapping techniques in northern New Mexico. Since 1993, Kirt has led numerous journeys for the Smithsonian Institution, from Iceland to Antarctica.