Unique and remote: cruise Magdalenefjord in Arctic Svalbad
The Magdalenefjord is located on the northwest coast of the island of Spitsbergen, one of four islands in the highly remote Svalbad Jan Mayen archipelago.
Nature lovers will be thrilled to catch a glimpse of polar bears and the occasional walrus, families of seals and colonies of auks, geese and ducks. We recommend that you leave your luxury MSC cruise liner to come ashore and explore these unique landscapes. Our excursion packages for this special destination not only offer insights into the local community life and history but the best deals on the main sights here. In the 17th century, at the peak of Norway’s whaling industry, Magdalenefjord was regarded as one of the most important harbours in the area, frequented by several hundred whaling boats each summer.
Today renowned for its great beauty, Magdalenefjord boasts a spectacular circle of rugged mountain peaks and glaciers. The harbour is dominated by the craggy peaks of the Waggonway Glacier which stretches down into the fjord, creating a breathtaking panorama. Keen photographers will be eager to leave the ship to capture the spectacular sight on film.
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