Take a leap into the unknown with an Arctic cruise, get up close to glaciers and iceburgs – and even do a spot of whale watching. But be prepared with our handy checklist…

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  • Rubber fishing boots, with extra-thick soles, for jumping in and out of the zodiac boats used for excursions
  • Waterproof trousers for walking
  • Layers of fleeces
  • Thermal vests – even in summer
  • A fleece-lined waterproof jacket is essential
  • Hat and gloves
  • And don’t forget your binoculars…

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