Bear Island, otherwise known as Bjornoya, is the southernmost island of the Svalbard archipeligo. Despite its remote location, Bear Island has seen a lucrative commercial past, supporting the coal mining, fishing and whaling industries. It is also home to Arctic mammals, like the Arctic fox, and numerous species of bird.
Map of Bear island
Trips that visit Bear island
Sail to Svalbard aboard a sleek, elegant and all-inclusive expedition vessel in serious comfort. Not to be confused with a cruise, this is definitely an expedition with daily landings and a serious emphasis on wildlife sightings and experiencing the real…
- 10 Days