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Dive Locations

2 recommended locations:

North East Greenland National Park

North East Greenland National Park, at almost 1 million square kilometres, is the world’s largest. Although part of the Greenland Ice Sheet, there are large ice-free areas of green mountains with beautiful wild flowers, long fjords, precipitous cliffs and hot springs.

  • Ideal for viewing: common minke whale, fin whale, humpback whale, polar bear
  • Excellent for: Liveaboard diving, Whales

Spitsbergen

High above the Arctic Circle lies this remarkable archipelago, known in Norwegian as Svalbard. Meaning “jagged peaks”, this befits a remarkable land with a spectacular coastline, littered with glaciers flowing into the sea, and high cliffs with prolific wildlife.

  • Ideal for viewing: beluga whale, narwahl
  • Excellent for: Liveaboard diving, Whales

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Dive trips

Only reached by liveaboard, a trip to the Arctic is full of adventure and is one of the most unique dive adventures available. Diving between fjords, icebergs and encountering impressive walrus, plenty of adventure awaits.
1 recommended trip. Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Spitsbergen, Greenland & Iceland

Sailing amid an awe inspiring scenery of fjords and glaciers you pass by the world’s largest national park and see the birthplace of Greenland’s giant icebergs. Selected departures included Polar diving for trained divers.

  • When to go: Aug-Sep
  • Duration exc. flights: 14 days
  • Price exc. flights: From £3,895 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

When to go

There are two seasons in the Arctic, but the northern hemisphere summer is best for visiting, when there is daylight virtually round the clock.

Seasons

  • Summer

    Mar to Sep: Truly the land of the midnight sun – the further north, the longer the light
  • Winter

    Oct to Feb: The sun disappears for months at a time, and the icy cold returns

Wildlife events

  • May to Sep: Arrival of the Arctic summer
  • Jul: Beluga whales in estuaries around Churchill
  • Sep to Feb: Northern Lights visible
  • Oct to Nov: Polar bears wait for pack ice to form

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