Polar Bear Safari expedition

Where: Spitsbergen, Arctic - home to the polar bears

Best For: Families with teens

When: August 2-9

How long: Eight days, seven nights

Why go: The Arctic will effectively be turned into a classroom. In continuous daylight families will learn from a polar expedition team how to identify animal tracks, capture iconic wildlife such as polar bears and walrus on film, learn new skills at specially formatted children friendly photography workshops, or discover how polar weather affects world-wide weather patterns

How much: From £3,240 per adult, £2,430 per child aged 12 to 17 years old in a Family-Style Cabin

(Family of four £11,340)

What's included:

Three meals a day, formal and chilled family-focused educational presentation by the expedition team, a photographic journal on DVD, documenting the trip as well as daily zodiac landings

What's not included: Return flights, visas and gratuities. Optional add-ons are available include Arctic kayaking.

How to book:
www.quarkexpeditions.com,
(001) 203 803 2666

    Last updated: 6:32pm, May 3 2012