5 Reasons to Visit The Arctic in August

  1. Experience the vast movement of seabird colonies as they prepare to head south again for the winter
  2. In the Canadian Arctic take advantage of the short absence of ice to sail the historic Northwest Passage
  3. East Greenland opens up allowing access to Scoresby Sund and opportunities for inland exploration
  4. Spitsbergen’s west coast is now entirely ice free and polar bears are increasingly sighted on land
  5. Greenland´s flora blooms bringing carpets of colour to the tundra and hillsides

Arctic Travel - August

Arctic Cruises 2023

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