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Wildlife cruise

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Wildlife cruise

Has anybody done a wildlife cruise from Spitsbergen? Can you recommend a good company (uk) - desperately seeking polar bears! Also what is the best time of year to go?

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1. Re: Wildlife cruise

Polars bears can be seen all year round.

Take care, since it's a protected species. The following is a direct copy for the Svalbard Tourist Council:

"Polar bears are completely protected on Svalbard, and it is prohibited to beckon, pursue or in any other active manner attempt to make contact with a polar bear, as this may disturb it and jeopardise the safety of humans or polar bears."

For accidentaly spotting polar bears almost any wildlife trek might do (there are 2000-3000 bears on the isles).

For the most comprehensive tour-program go to the councils Tourist Company Webpage: http://www.svalbard.net/index.asp?Lang=UK

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