Our Photo Tours & Expeditions: An Introduction

Welcome to Secret Atlas photo tours.

If you’re interested in visiting the polar regions on an intimate photo tour then you have come to the right place.

We offer adventurous photography expeditions to Svalbard, Greenland, Antarctica and South Georgia. We offer the smallest group sizes on our expeditions. Choose between 12 guests in the Arctic and 48 in Antarctica.

Our tours are led by a professional expedition team and a photo expert in every destination we visit to help you develop your skills and get you closer to that perfect shot.

Choose Your Photo Tour

Our Photo Tour Destinations

polar bear photography tour in svalbard

Svalbard

Svalbard offers amazing opportunities for wildlife and landscape photographers looking to capture the Arctic. Witness a variety of Arctic wildlife including polar bears, dramatic landscapes, glaciers and sea ice.

south georgia photo and wildlife tour

South Georgia

South Georgia offers the wildlife photographer some of the highest concentrations of penguins and seals on the planet, with over 200,000 King Penguins at Saint Andrew’s Bay alone.

seal in antarctica

Antarctica

Antarctica offers amazing wildlife and landscape photography opportunities. 5 Penguin species, leopard seals and a variety of whales call Antartica their home. Explore frozen landscapes.

Scoresby Sund cruise

Greenland

Explore the never ending wilderness of Greenland with some of the largest icebergs on the planet. Greenland is suited to landscape photographers and those with a real sense of adventure.

Small Ship

with 12 Guests

Days

9 Days

Months

April – September

Svalbard Photo Tours

Photography Expedition with 12 Guests

Highlights:

  • Ideal for wildlife & landscape photographers
  • One of the best places in the world to photograph polar bears in the wild
  • Get up close to glaciers and pack ice
  • Remote Arctic landscapes
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South Georgia Photo Tours

Photography Expedition with 48 Guests

Highlights:

  • A unique chance to photograph one of the most remote islands on Earth.
  • Step ashore at St Andrews bay, home to over 100,000 king penguins.
  • Enjoy a full 9 days exploring South Georgia on the most in-depth trip available.
  • Photograph an abundance of wildlife including  penguins, albatrosses, elephant seals and fur seals.
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Small Ship

with 48 Guests

Days

15

Months

February / March

Small Ship

with 48 Guests

Days

12 Days

Months

January

Antarctica Photo Tours

Photography Expedition with 48 Guests

Highlights:

  • Explore a frozen wonderland home to glaciers and icebergs.
  • Get up close and photograph a variety of bird life including Gentoo Penguins
  • Explore by Zodiac and encounter Leopard Seals resting on ice flows.
  • Great opportunities to photograph marine life including fin whales in the icy waters.
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Greenland Photo Tours

Photography Expedition with 12 Guests

Highlights:

  • Explore seldom visited parts of Greenland only accessible by a small expedition ship.
  • Photograph the largest icebergs on Earth.
  • Visit remote communities.
  • Encounter Greenland’s wildlife which includes Whales, Musk Oxs, and seals.
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Small Ship

with 12 Guests

Days

9

Months

July & August

Our Photo Tour Leaders

Florian Ledoux

Photo Leader

Florian is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker who is passionate about protecting the Arctic through conservation photography.

Florian brings with him years of knowledge and experience of photographing in Svalbard on every Secret Atlas Trip.

His most recent assignment was filming the new Disney production ‘Polar Bear’ shot in Svalbard.

Florian’s work has been published in magazines like National Geographic, Time US, Géo France, and Spain, Oceanographic UK, National Geographic Traveler, as well as in the international daily press.

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