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Magdalena Bay

Address: Norway
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We sailed on the SAGA Pearl II after a sail around the bay we anchored the crew then off loaded a portable jetty & built it on the shore once completed passengers were tendered ashore. We could only walk along a short stretch of the beach because the snow covered tundra was a protected area. Met the two police officers... More

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132 reviews 132 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Anywhere else on earth, Magdalena Fjord would be stunning and even in Svalbard it is an outstandingly beautiful fjord which is over deepened at the end where there is the confluence of a number of really spectacular glaciers. What made it really special for us was just how close we could get to the ice fronts and how we could... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We cruised into the Magdalena Fjord with beautiful galciers and ice flows all around us. The waterfalls were beyond belief, Truly a high point of the holiday.

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Longfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

A cruise on the Saga Sapphire to the Midnight Sun was something beyond my wildest dreams. In spite of a delay due to an engine problem the cruise was absolutely unbelievable. Captain Stephen Angove and his crew made sure that the delay did not spoil our enjoyment. Extra free excursions were arranged at short notice. Longyearbyen, the capital of Spitsbergen... More

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Bergen, Norway
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40 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Magdalenefjorden is one of the best known fjords on Spitsbergen – it is an amazing fjord with jagged mountains. The fjord look faboulous with peaked mountains and some mysterious fog. A must to see if you visit Svalbard! Svein-Magne Tunli from Bergen, Norway – tunliweb.no

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