Discover the Meridian Column, a UNESCO World Heritage Site recognized as the place where the Earth’s size was first calculated, in Hammerfest. Here you can also claim membership to the exclusive Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society, an honor bestowed on those who visit the world’s northernmost town. Skarsvåg, a village on the island of Magerøya, claims the distinction of being the northernmost fishing village in the world. Rolling hills of green, magnificent Arctic fjords and an untamed natural beauty make it a stunning stop off the beaten path. Wildlife abounds throughout the archipelago of Svalbard, such as puffins, reindeer, Arctic terns and foxes. An expert expedition team will guide you on FREE Zodiac safaris and shore landings that bring you to opportune views for seeking out these animals and the elusive polar bear.