Yacht Expeditions & Expedition Yacht Charter

Our yacht expeditions offer a once in a lifetime experience to explore remote and hard to get to destinations. Have you dreamed of following in the footsteps of famous explorers and visiting remote polar regions rarely seen by others? Join our highly experienced expedition team on a private yacht expedition to take and witness the most remote corners of our planet from Svalbard to Northern Norway to Greenland, and to Antarctica.

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Explore Your Own Way

Our bespoke yacht expeditions are tailored around what you would like to see and experience. We will plan your expedition with you so when you step onboard everything is taken care of from permitting to cuisine.

Choose Your Expedition Yacht

From modern expedition ships to super yachts and classics, we have the right expedition vessel to suit your style and budget. All our ships are built for exploring the polar regions.

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The Ultimate Yacht Expedition Experience

Our knowledgeable onboard expedition team is there to take you exploring. All our vessels are equipped with zodiacs to use for cruising and shore landings. They offer a great way to get up close to the fantastic nature and wildlife.

Yacht Expedition Destinations

polar bear in Svalbard in Norway


greenland yacht expeditions


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Northern Norway

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Antarctica yacht expeditions


Svalbard Pioneer Circumnavigation Cruise Map
  • Expeditions from 7 – 15 days
  • Season from March – September
  • A range of expedition yachts from luxury to classic
  • Expert guides and permits included

Svalbard Yacht Expeditions

Glaciers, Polar Bears and Sea Ice

Explore the Svalbard archipelago on a private yacht expedition. Led by our experienced team you will encounter remote glaciers, journey to the edge of the sea ice (conditions permitting), sail through tranquil fjords and spend time on deck wildlife watching. There is a good chance in seeing polar bears in their natural home.

Your small ship is equipped with zodiacs which we will use to go exploring. There is the option to do some hikes in the Arctic wilderness and spend some time close to the nature. After a day of exploring you can warm up in the hot tub on deck.

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Greenland Yacht Expeditions

Wilderness, Local Cultures & Giant Icebergs

Explore Greenland in style on a private yacht expedition. We have extensive knowledge of Greenland and we offer different options for your expedition including Scoresby Sund on the remote east coast, the fjords and villages of south Greenland, the giant icebergs of Disko Bay or the barely explored far north.

We work with local Greenlandic guides with fantastic local knowledge which adds another layer to our experience. Each ship is equipped with Zodiacs and the plan is to spend time exploring the wilderness. Each voyage is tailor made to suit your interests and what you would like to see.

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east greenland cruise map
  • Expeditions from 7 – 15 days
  • Season from June – September
  • A range of expedition yachts from luxury to classic
  • Expert guides and permits included
norway yacht expedition
  • Expeditions from 4 – 14 days
  • Winter Season from October – March
  • Summer Season from June – September
  • A range of expedition yachts from luxury to classic
  • Expert guides and permits included

Norway Yacht Expeditions

Whales and Northern Lights

Explore Arctic Norway on a private yacht charter. Choose between exploring the scenic Lofoten islands with its historical fishing villages and windswept beaches during the summer months or whale watching under the Northern Lights during the winter months.

All our modern explorer yachts offer high levels of comfort with ensuite cabins and large lounges. They are equipped with zodiacs which we will use for whale watching and shore landings.

Our yachts are also available for charter for ski and sail expeditions in the Lyngen Alps. Perfect for adventurers looking for more luxury than a sailing boat, but with the same flexibility.

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Expedition Yachts for Charter

Vikingfjord photo tour expedition ship


The newest addition to the Secret Atlas fleet, MV Vikingfjord is a modern expedition vessel offering cruise ship comfort with all en-suite cabins, large viewing lounge and an on deck hot tub and sauna.

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vestland explorer expedition ship in the sea ice svalbard photography tour

MV Explorer

A hi-end expedition yacht that offers cruise ship comfort for 12 on a small ship with ensuite cabins and suites, an open plan lounge with large windows, hot tub, outdoor jacuzzi and a mini gym.

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Polar Front amongst icebergs in Svalbard

MV Polarfront

One of the Arctic’s most elegant small ships, Polarfront offers a feeling of luxury and style. She offers an on deck sauna and hot tub, spacious cabins and a large guest lounge and dining room.

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nanook expedition vessel

MV Nanook

MV Nanook is a small ocean going expedition vessel converted to into an explorer yacht of the highest comfort. She offers cruise ship comfort on a small ship with ensuite cabins and suites.

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motor expedition yacht charter kinfish

MV Kinfish

A former Norwegian research vessel that has been tastefully converted into an expedition vessel for 12 guests that is ideal for exploring the Arctic.

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MV Villa

MV Villa is an ice-strengthened expedition vessel that has been recently converted into a ship for 12 guests for an ultimate polar adventure.

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