Arctic Expeditions Specialist

Find your Arctic expeditions and wildlife adventures with us

Arctic expeditions is our specialty. Our expeditions on Svalbard and in other Arctic destinations has a focus on wildlife photography and visiting pristine places. Our goal is to full-fill your dreams of taking stunning images of rare Arctic wildlife in its natural habitats. Our Arctic expeditions will bring you closer to nature and wildlife than you ever thought possible.

Professional wildlife photographer Svein Wik and his team of guides and professional photographers give you the very best opportunities for outstanding photography and wildlife encounters. We know where to go, when to go, how to find the best light, and the best environments for wildlife encounters.

Our typical guests have a high interest in nature photography and as such, these topics are the focus of our Arctic expeditions. But we also welcome less experienced photographers and nature enthusiasts into our world, so you can see what we see.

Arctic expeditions

Svalbard expeditions

Arctic expeditions on Svalbard aboard the expedition ships MS Freya, MS Malmö and MV Kinfish. Intimate ships well suited for sightings of Polar Bears, Seals, Walruses, Arctic Foxes and a diversity of birdlife.

Photography hides

Norway photo hides

Explore the stunning  Norway wilderness from our comfortable photodiodes. There you can meet close up with Golden Eagles and Siberian Jays. Accommodation close to the hides and Trondheim airport. Our photo hides is spacious and heated.

ARCTIC EXPEDITIONS

East Greenland expeditions

Encounter extreme arctic landscapes and wildlife in one of the most remote places in the world. The Scoresby Sund on Greenland’s east coast is the largest fjord system in the world, and the focus of our new photographic sailing expedition.

Upcoming tours

2 Available spots

Svalbard winter expedition #1 2022

Join Arctic Wildlife Tours for a unforgettable winter expedition in the wilderness of Svalbard. The magic light and landscapes are stunning at this time of the year. From the camp…

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5 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard April expedition 2022 onboard MS Malmö

Svalbard wildlife expedition in 2022. We will be using the expedition ship MS Malmö for this photo tour, which is well suited for these kind of expeditions for exploring the…

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FULLY BOOKED

Arctic Wildlife Tours May expedition 2022

Arctic Wildlife Tours do this early May expedition on Svalbard in 2022. We will be using the expedition ship MS Malmö for this wildlife expedition, which is a well suited…

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2 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Arctic Wildlife Tours May expedition 2022 #2

Arctic Wildlife Tours do this early May expedition on Svalbard in 2022. We will be using the expedition ship MS Malmö for this wildlife expedition, which is a well suited…

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3 SPOTS

Svalbard Masterclass on board 2022

Join our photography masterclass onboard hosted by Nat Geo photographer Stefano Unterthiner and Arctic Wildlife Tours

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1 SPOT AVAILABLE(SINGLE CABIN)

Svalbard June Expedition 2022 onboard MS Malmö #1

June is considered early summer season for Svalbard photography. Its still good ice conditions, some years its still frozen around the islands. June is considered as a more and more…

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FULLY BOOKED

Svalbard Expedition June 2022 onboard MS Malmö #2

New expedition in early summer 2019. For this early summer Svalbard expedition we are chartering the ship MS Malmö, which is well suited for these kind of expeditions and we…

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FULLY BOOKED

Svalbard Expedition June-July 2022 onboard MS Malmö

For the summer Svalbard expedition in 2022 we are chartering the ship MS Malmö, which is well suited for these kind of expeditions. We have used Malmö several times before…

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1 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard tour 05 – 15 July 2022 onboard MS Villa

Explore the wonderful Arctic wilderness around Svalbard during this Svalbard extreme expedition. We are chartering the expedition ship MS Villa. Villa is recently refurbished and have a very high standard…

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5 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard 04 – 14 July expedition 2022 onboard MS Malmö

July is a great time to experience the Arctic areas around Svalbard. More ice have melted and more remote areas will be accessible. July is one of the best months…

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4 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard 14 – 24 July expedition 2022 onboard MS Malmö

In July, Arctic is at its explosive best. A lot of the snow has melted yet some of it remains, creating interesting patterns in the landscape. Wildlife are on the…

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FULLY BOOKED

Svalbard August expedition#1 2022

Explore Svalbard at a time of the year when colors start to come back on the sky. This time of the year are considered as a great time to find…

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FULLY BOOKED

Svalbard August expedition#2 2022

Explore Svalbard at a time of the year when colors start to come back on the sky. This time of the year are considered as a great time to find…

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10 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard August 21 – August 31 expedition 2022 MS Origo

Arctic polar bear cruises in the early autumn to enjoy the wildlife in typically warmer weather with lengthy daylight hours but also sunsets and sunrises, providing more opportunities to see…

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FULLY BOOKED

Svalbard August 23 – Sept 02 expedition 2022

Explore Svalbard at a time of the year when colors start to come back on the sky. This time of the year are considered as a great time to find…

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2 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard August expedition 2022 onboard M/V Kinfish

Explore Svalbard at a time of the year when colors comes back on the sky. Late August will be a few weeks before the autumn and darkness arrives again. This…

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2 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard September 2-12 expedition 2022 onboard MS Malmö

Join us for this Svalbard wildlife photography expedition and search for the autumn light in September on Svalbard. In September a few snow patches are left from winter and the…

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4 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Iceland photography tour 2022

Arctic Wildlife Tours will do their first tour in Iceland in September 2021. We have planned this tour to give travellers and photographers the best possibilities to experience and photograph…

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8 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Whales and northern light 2022 #1

Onboard S/Y Arctica II we will take you on an expedition for experiencing the October light on Svalbard. Winter darkness is coming but we still have 6 hours a day…

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4 SPOT AVAILABLE

Snow Leopard photography expedition 2023

Arctic Wildlife Tours announces a new expedition. This time to Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary into the Tibetan mountains. We will search for these big cats living in these mountains.

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12 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard April expedition 2023 onboard MS Malmö

Svalbard wildlife expedition in 2023. We are chartering the expedition ship MS Malmö for this photo tour, which is well suited for these kind of expeditions for finding Polar Bears…

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12 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard April expedition 2023 onboard MS Freya

Svalbard travel photography on Svalbard, every day is different, and every year is different. Arctic Wildlife Tours guides leads this August expedition to Svalbard, a remote area we know well…

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12 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard June 05 – 15 2023 expedition onboard MS Malmö

June is an opportunity for good ice conditions in milder weather. 24 hour daylight makes for many hours of possible wildlife sightings. Fjords are opening up and we can get…

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6 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard August expedition 2023 onboard MS Freya

Svalbard travel photography on Svalbard, every day is different, and every year is different. Arctic Wildlife Tours guides leads this August expedition to Svalbard, a remote area we know well…

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12 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard early April expedition 2023 onboard MS Malmö

We will welcome you aboard the MS Malmö for this photography tour, with opportunities to see Polar Bears, Arctic wildlife and magnificent landscapes.

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AVAILABLE SPOTS

East Greenland cruise 2023 onboard Polar Pioner

Join us for this Arctic adventure to East Greenland onboard the Polar Pioner. Experience the landscapes and September light and the home of some huge icebergs.

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4 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Iberian Lynx photography tour

In December 2022 we will do a photography tour to Spain for the Iberian Lynx. After a long time without any tours we are up to do something. Join us…

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18 SPOTS AVAILABLE

South Georgia photography expedition 2023

Join Arctic Wildlife Tours guides Svein and Jens onboard the M/V Sea Spirit and visit South Georgia. As it is the first trip for Arctic Wildlife Tours visiting these parts…

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Available places

Golden Eagle photo hides

Our Golden Eagle photo hides and Siberian Jay hides is situated in Norway mountains with snow most of the winter. The hides is surrounded by mountains and forest. We are…

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One of our ships - MS Freya

This ship is well suited for use in the waters around Svalbard. Its built for use in ice and have more horsepowers that the older ships like MS Malmö and MS Origo. The ship have nice and spacious double cabins and single cabins on board.

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