A smaller island to the north of Spitsbergen and just breaching 80 degrees north, Moffen Island has become a popular destination for Arctic voyages. Landing, or indeed getting too close to the inner waters is illegal, however, as it is feared that the surrounding wildlife would be disturbed.
Map of Moffen Island
Trips that visit Moffen Island
Beginning deep inside the High Arctic and finishing in subarctic Iceland, we like this voyage for its diversity, sense of journey and extended time exploring East Greenland. Zodiac cruising amongst towering icebergs, glimpsing the Northern Light and tracking musk oxen…
- 14 Days
Maximise wildlife sightings with the chance to circumnavigate Spitsbergen island. Search for walrus, arctic fox, whales and of course the ‘King of The Arctic'. Sail through the Hinlopen Strait and visit abandoned trapping stations and experience glaciers up close all…
- 11 or 13 Days