Arctic Cruise Adventure: In Search of the Polar Bear (2025)

Discover geological wonders and see the majestic polar bear in its natural environment on a voyage to magnificent Arctic islands.

Journey Overview

Explore the Arctic on an all-encompassing expedition in search of the mighty polar bear. Travel alongside A&K’s unmatched Expedition Team and engaging experts as you seek out the sea bear in the Svalbard Islands, marvel at east Greenland's majestic fjords, and discover the starkly beautiful lava fields and waterfalls of Iceland’s Westfjords. Experience thrilling destinations and remote communities with exciting guided shore landings and active excursions.

Journey Highlights

  • Cruise the Arctic's wildest regions for 13 nights aboard exclusively chartered Le Lyrial, enjoying a capacity limited to just 199 guests
  • Enjoy active exploration of the Arctic’s varied landscapes, from Zodiac excursions through ice floes to epic volcanic hikes, all under the wing of A&K’s acclaimed Expedition Team
  • Experience a vast breadth of Arctic wildlife habitats, including the polar bear haven of Svalbard
  • Cruise to the remote east coast of Greenland, where you may visit Scoresby Sound and the Inuit village of Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Discover North Iceland and the whale-watching port of Husavik, where you experience a private, behind-the-scenes tour at the renowned Husavik Whale Museum
  • Join photography lectures, hands-on workshops and tips in the field led by A&K’s dedicated photo coach