Under the Midnight Sun, only 600 miles from the North Pole, lies Norway’s Svalbard archipelago. Join us on this new cruise along the west coast of Spitsbergen to experience a strikingly beautiful wilderness known only to the adventurous few and learn about the environmental challenges to the Arctic.

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

An Arctic Cruise of Norway’s Svalbard

Aboard the L'Austral

11 days from $6,995

Under the Midnight Sun, only 600 miles from the North Pole, lies Norway’s Svalbard archipelago. Join us on this new cruise along the west coast of Spitsbergen to experience a strikingly beautiful wilderness known only to the adventurous few and learn about the environmental challenges to the Arctic.

or Call 855-330-1542

Expert

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.