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

FULLY BOOKED

Polar bear photo workshop Canada

Arctic Wildlife Tours is happy to announce that we will be able to offer Polar Bear photography workshops and tours in Canada. We have teamed up with some great people…

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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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7 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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10 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard April 23- May 01 2023 onboard MS Freya

Our small vessel photography tour on Svalbard is unique in that each day is different, and every year is different. Arctic Wildlife Tours guides leads this April expedition to remote…

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7 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Early spring Svalbard expedition May 15 – 22 2023

Arctic Wildlife Tours, May expedition on Svalbard in 2023. This will be an early spring expedition with lot of snow and ice still. The landscapes will still be covered by…

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3 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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NEW! 12 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard June 20 – 29 expedition 2023 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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SOLD OUT!

Svalbard June-July expedition 2023 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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NEW! 12 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard July 17 – 26 expedition 2023 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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3 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard expedition July-August 2023 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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6 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard July 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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10 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard August 5 – 15 Expedition 2023 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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1 SPOT AVAILABLE(Single cabin)

Svalbard August Expedition 2023 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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NEW! 12 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Svalbard September 04 – 14 2023 Expedition 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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4 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Iberian Lynx photography tour

In December 2023 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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FULLY BOOKED

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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6 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Iceland photography tour autumn 2023

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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AVAILABLE SPOTS

East Greenland cruise 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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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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Not available in 2022-2023 season

Golden Eagle photo hides

Due to flods and destroyed roads up to the hides we can not use the hides the coming season. We expect they will be useable the season 2023-2024.

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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.