Svalbard photo workshop

May 25 - June 3 2017

SVALBARD PHOTO WORKSHOP WITH AUDUN RIKARDSEN

Renowned photographer Audun Rikardsen join us for a Svalbard photo workshop.

We are chartering the ship MS Malmö, an ice strengthened old-fashioned ship, for this Svalbard photo workshop with Audun Rikardsen and Arctic traveller Svein Wik. This Svalbard expedition lasts for a total of ten days. Our focus will be to search for wildlife like Polar Bears, Walruses and seals for split and underwater pictures, but also classic wildlife and landscape pictures. Famous photographer Audun Rikardsen will hold lectures from his unique photo projects in northern Norway.

Dates: May 25 - June 03 2017
Duration: 9 nights / 10 days
Embark: Longyearbyen, May 25 16:00
Disembark: Longyearbyen, June 03 09:00

Double cabin, private facilities, 0 available
NOK 59 000,-

Triple cabin, private facilities, 0 available
NOK 55 000,-

Ship: MS Malmö

Practical information

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If you have any questions or are wondering about something,
please feel free to contact us at any given time.

Travel Route

Itinerary

Svalbard is situated at about 80 degrees north and we schedule the expedition in accordance with prevailing weather and ice conditions. In May and early June we predict a lot of ice and we have a main plan for the rout like shown in the map.

Day 0 We always recommend to arrive Longyearbyen at least one day in advance.

Day 1 Departure from Longyearbyen throughout Isfjorden.

Day 2-6 Western coast of Spitsbergen, visiting Kongsfjorden, Lilliehööksfjorden, Magdalenefjorden, Prins Karls Forland and other areas where we will have great landscape, glaciers and good chances for wildlife as Polar Bears, Walruses and seals.

Day 7-8 We might head south for Bellsund and Hornsund if the northwestern corner is not accessible. This will be decided during the expedition.

Day 9 Sailing back to Isfjorden and arrive Longyearbyen late in the evening around 23:00.

Day 10 Leaving the ship after breakfast and prepare the travel home.

Audun Rikardsen

Harbor Seal underwater

Audun Rikardsen steinkobbe

Harbor Seal resting. Sunset.

Audun Rikardsen photo workshop Svalbard

Walrus underwater photography

Polar Bear walking in front of glazier in early June

Walruses resting on drifting ice. Northern Spitsbergen.

Zodiac cruise in front of glazier

Polar Bear. Backlit.

Svalbard landscape in early June

Salbard. Early May.

Walruses resting on ice

Polar Bears walks on melting ice

Landscape in Hornsund, Svalbard.

Fjord ice braking up in May.

Polar Bears shaking of water.

Booking Information

Booking Inquiry for Svalbard Tour

Registration: You register by submitting deposit payment of NOK 20.000 to the bank account.

Bank account: 1503.71.05543

(IBAN: NO15 1503 7105 543 BIC/SWIFT: DNBANOKKXXX)


Bank address:
DNB NOR Bank Stjørdal, Kjøpmannsgata 13, 7500 Stjørdal, Norway

Please send your tour reservation from the Booking page and we will send you the booking form on email. Send in the completed reservation/booking form together with the payment and your booking will be confirmed. Both booking form and terms form have to be signed. The second payment of NOK 20.000,- have to be made within 3 months before departure. Full payment must be made no later than 30 days prior to departure. You will receive invoices for the last two payments. Private cancellation insurance should be purchased by all participants.

Booking Inquiry

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