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Greenland Wildlife

29 Mar 2017

The vast Greenland ice sheet covers around 80% of this huge landmass. If you’ve yet to visit Greenland, you would be forgiven fo…

Top Ten Reasons To Go On A Polar Expedition

15 Feb 2017

A polar expedition is arguably the ultimate in adventure travel. Travelling to a final frontier like the Arctic or Antarctic is …

Fun Facts About The Arctic

23 Jan 2017

The Arctic is one of the world’s last great wildernesses. It’s a fascinating part of our planet that’s bursting with interesting…

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History Of Svalbard & Spitsbergen

5 Aug 2016

The archipelago of Svalbard Norway, and Spitsbergen its main island, sits in the high Arctic. Two thirds of the Svalbard archipe…

Walrus and Where to See Them

3 Aug 2016

The Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is one of the most distinctive and enigmatic Arctic animals, full of contrasts.

Where to see King Penguins in the wild

3 Jun 2016

Penguin watching is immense fun! Found only in the southern hemisphere, penguins are flightless birds that are full of character…

Half Price Greenland

26 Feb 2016

Two for the price of one - and no supplement for single cabins. Join this expedition in May along the South and West Greenland c…

The icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov Returns!

8 Apr 2015

In 2016 the icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov returns for the first time in several years for an amazing series of four expedition c…

Volume of ice in Antarctica measured

1 May 2014

Scientists have their best measure yet for the amount of ice in Antarctica... measured to contain to contain about 26-and-a-half…

20% Last minute discounts: Spitsbergen and Scotland

3 Apr 2014

A Last Minute discount of 20% is now available for all new bookings on the Polar Pioneer's 2013 Spitsbergen Odyssey and Wild Sco…