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Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve

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My trip to Wrangel Island was made possible through Heritage Expeditions aboard the Spirit of... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Rach0804
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Melbourne, Australia
Beautiful, austere landscape; multiple sightings of whale, walrus, polar bear, fox and seabirds

Heritage provides a way to get to this isolated part of the world. Definitely worth going. The... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Sam M
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

My trip to Wrangel Island was made possible through Heritage Expeditions aboard the Spirit of Enderby. This remote region sees very few visitors but is a must see for wildlife lovers. The number of wildlife encounters we had on this 15 day trip was incredible....More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Heritage provides a way to get to this isolated part of the world. Definitely worth going. The leader, Russ, is experienced and dedicated; he can overcome any obstacle and does. The Russian staff does a great job. The food is not great but is edible....More

1  Thank Sam M
Reviewed July 4, 2017

It has been a while since I travelled to Wrangel Island, but I realised that I never submitted a review, so here it goes, better late than never. I travelled to Wrangel Island aboard the Spirit of Enderby, a couple of years ago now. The...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2017

We travelled to Wrangel Island in August 2016 with Heritage Expeditions. They are the only company currently authorised to go there by the Russian Government and they run 3 trips each northern hemisphere summer. The ship - Spirit of Enderby - comfortable but basic, it...More

2  Thank oneidin
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Heritage Expeditions helps you get to the most remote places of ineffable beauty with comfort and ease. For half of the expedition I was pinching myself to make sure that this is actually real. On this special expedition we met meet the people, saw and...More

1  Thank MashaSta89
Reviewed November 11, 2015

This was a once in a lifetime experience. It would be easy for Heritage to sort of 'phone it in' since they are really the only ship that goes to Wrangel Island, but they don't. They put their heart and soul into this trip and...More

2  Thank leaott
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Fantastic cruise to Wrangel Island on the small expeditions ship Spirit of Enderby(Professor Khromov) with Heritage Expeditions. Very rich wildlife with lots of whales, walrus and close to 100 polar bears! Interesting culture with visits to local villages of reindeer herders and inuits. Highly recommended!

1  Thank 873geir
Reviewed January 27, 2015

The announcement came over the ship’s PA system at 3:35am: “There’s a polar bear dead ahead of us.” Within minutes passengers appeared up on deck, some still in their PJs, looking at the polar bear swimming near the ship just off Wrangel Island, in the...More

1  Thank mike g
Reviewed September 8, 2014

Clearly and wholeheartedly I have to say that I LOVE Wrangel Island. It was not a love at first sight, as first sight of Wrangel Island was cold, foggy, and rather deserted from wildlife. We did not just do the tour around the island with...More

3  Thank Gunther R
Reviewed October 15, 2013

I am sad to say how disappointed I was with my trip with this outfit. First, though, the New Zealand crew was nice, the "hotel" of the ship was well-run, and the food on the ship (Spirit of Enderby) was superb. The problem was that...More

11  Thank Karen H
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