Wild Scotland and Spitsbergen Odyssey Back to Back Package from A$15,200pp for 26 nights

October 17, 2017

We have fantastic back to back offer that we have made for our Wild Scotland and Spitsbergen Odyssey voyages in 2018. Experience the history and birdlife of Scotland, some wonderful parts of mainland Norway and have an opportunity to see the polar bears in Spitsbergen on this unique package.

The back to back package includes:

  • Antarctic small-group expedition on the Polar Pioneer (54 Passengers) SCOT14 and SVAL44 departures
  • Flight from Aberdeen to Stavanger
  • Accommodation in Stavanger (2 nights)
  • Half Day Fjord Tour
  • Train from Stavanger to Oslo
  • Accommodation in Oslo (3 nights)
  • Oslo Grand City Tour
  • Flight Oslo to Longyearbyen
  • Accommodation in Longyearbyen (1 night)
  • Dog sled excursion
  • PLUS, no single supplement for solo travellers if they are willing to share with another passenger of the same gender

Book before OCT 31 2017

Cabin Type Price from*
(per person)
Triple Public AU$15,200
Twin Public AU$17,600
Twin Private AU$20,500
Mini Suite AU$21,900
Captain’s Suite AU$24,300

Single travellers who are willing to share a cabin
will be required to add an additional AU$380 to
the from price for sole use land arrangements. All
prices are in Australian dollars, subject to availability
and may change.

 

ITINERARY
21 June to 01 July 2018
Wild Scotland (B, L, D)
Follow in the footsteps of the Celtic forefathers
along Scotland’s magnificent northern coastline,
filled with history, incredible wildlife and
geological marvels. Overnight: Polar Pioneer
01 July 2018
Aberdeen, United Kingdom >
Stavanger, Norway (B)
Fly from Aberdeen to Stavanger. Make own way
to hotel. Evening at leisure.
Overnight: Clarion Hotel or similar
02 July 2018
Pulpit Rock & Fjords (B)
Half day Pulpit Rock Fjord cruise, with optional
hike (unescorted). The hike is well sign posted
but is moderately demanding – worth the view
at the top.
Overnight: Clarion Hotel or similar
03 July 2018
Stavanger > Oslo (B)
Take train to Oslo, 2nd class. Make own way to
hotel. Evening at leisure.
Overnight: Thon Hotel Opera or similar
04 July 2018
Oslo Grand City Tour (B)
Explore all that Oslo has to offer on this Grand
City tour. Includes visit to ski jump, 2 hour
sightseeing cruise on Oslofjord and choice of
museums.
Overnight: Thon Hotel Opera or Similar
05 July 2018
Oslo (B)
Have a day to enjoy Oslo at your leisure
Overnight: Thon Hotel Opera or similar
06 July 2018
Oslo, Norway > Longyearbyen, Svalbard (B)
After an early breakfast, transfer to airport to take
morning flight to Longyearbyen. Transfer to hotel
on arrival. In the afternoon, visit and enjoy a trip
to the dog farms where you can learn to dog sled
Overnight: Coalminer’s Cabin
07 July 2018
Longyearbyen (B,D)
After breakfast, you have some free time
before joining your fellow expeditioners on a
Longyearbyen city tour. In the afternoon, pick up
any supplies you need for the ship
Overnight: Polar Pioneer
08 July 2018 to 17 July 2018
Spitsbergen Odyssey (B, L, D)
This voyage offers the best chance for seeing
reindeers and polar bears, and features
wildflower walks across sweeping tundra, trapper
camps and historic sites.
Overnight: Polar Pioneer
17 July 2018
Longyearbyen, Svalbard > Oslo, Norway (B)
After disembarking Polar Pioneer, you will have
some time in town before being transferred to
the airport to take your flight back to Oslo where
your journey will finish.

 

Prices are subject to availability and may change.
Must book before 31 October 2017. Non-refundable
deposit of AU$5,000 per person required
at time of booking. Other terms and conditions
may apply.
*Cabin type may change due to availability on
both voyages. Total cost will be advised at time
of booking

 

International flights. Transfers not listed. Meals
not listed. Visa or reciprocity fees, optional
activities, gratuities and all items of a personal
nature including but not limited to: alcoholic
beverages and soft drinks, laundry services,
personal clothing, medical expenses, and email
or phone charges. Travel Insurance is mandatory
on all Aurora Expeditions voyages.