The Arctic’s Franz Josef Land -
The seal industry drove the first explorers here in the mid-
They were followed by others searching for the North Pole.
A limited number of travelers can now explore these islands aboard two different Poseidon vessels, the Sea Spirit and the 50 Years of Victory. And, depending on the ship chosen, guest can extend their discovery further, through the use of kayaks or helicopters, to venture where the ships themselves cannot. Franz Josef Land is an archipelago in transition, both vibrant and dynamic while clearly positioned on the frontline of global climate change.
Depending on seasonal sea ice conditions, scheduled visits in Franz Josef Land may include Alexandra Land, Northbrook Island, Hooker Island, Rudolf Island, Champ Island and other historic or wildlife-
Aboard the Sea Spirit, limited space remains on July 7-
Guests may opt for a $595 per person membership in Poseidon’s Sea Kayak Club in advance of their Sea Spirit cruise that offers interpretive kayak expeditions to a maximum of eight participants utilizing ultra-
For the 2016 summer season, 50 Years of Victory is offering a 10 percent discount off regular rates for 14-
About Sea Spirit:
Sea Spirit was built in 1991 as the Renaissance V, then sailed for a decade in Alaska and worldwide as the popular Spirit of Oceanus. She underwent technical improvements for polar cruising in 2010 and now provides expedition cruises as Sea Spirit in both the Arctic and Antarctic environments. She offers all-
About 50 Years of Victory:
Summer 2016 is the ninth consecutive year of tourism operation for 50 Years of Victory, which is otherwise employed during the year in assisting cargo and research vessels access hard-
Full details for Franz Josef Land voyages and other polar cruise adventures can be found at http://poseidonexpeditions.com or call at 347-
About Poseidon Expeditions
With offices in the US, UK, Germany, Russia and China, Poseidon Expeditions is a leading provider of polar expeditions in the cruise industry. The company offers guests the unique opportunity to travel to the geographic North Pole aboard the 50 Years of Victory, the largest and most modern nuclear-