Hornsund is a fjord situated to the southwest of the Spitsbergen island and is composed of geological formations spanning from ancient precambrian structures to those made much later in the mesozoic ages. If ice levels allow, this is a superb area to view local wildlife and glaciers.
Map of Hornsund
Trips that visit Hornsund
Setting sail from Iceland’s capital, journey northwards across the Arctic Circle via little visited Jan Mayen before arriving in Svalbard where you’ll spend 6 full days exploring. Experience three very distinct islands in a single voyage with optional kayaking for…
For the ultimate Arctic experience this unparalleled 24-day voyage is hard to beat. Created by splicing together two popular voyages, it delivers extended time circumnavigating Svalbard while maximising wildlife sightings, with exploration of East Greenland’s deep fjords and towering…