Moffen Island (Norway)

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Moffen Island cruise port

Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
10:10 21 Sep 2018

Coordinates
80.03003 N, 14.48328 E

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Moffen Island is located north of Wijdefjorden's mouth, off the northern coast of Spitsbergen Island (Svalbard's largest). The island has become a popular cruise itinerary stop for ships touring the Svalbard archipelago. However, landing or entering inner waters is strictly forbidden due to fear of disturbing wildlife. Moffen Island is an important location for walrus and seabirds nesting site.

Moffen Island (Norway)

  • Moffen is within Nordvest-Spitsbergen National Park. Most of the island is gravel and sand, without solid bedrock.
  • Travel on the island and its surrounding sea zone of 300 m (984 ft) is prohibited in the period May 15 through September 15.
  • The island was first mapped in 1655. Dutch whalers knew the island in the 17th century, and it soon became slaughtering site for walrus.
  • Despite its small size ( 2x3 km / 1x2 ml), the island features interesting wildlife, though observation opportunities are not great due to legally required mininum distance. There are large numbers of breeding Arctic terns and Sabine’s gulls (both extremely rare in Svalbard).

Highlights: Spitsbergen, walrus, Sabine's gull

Moffen Island cruise terminal

Cruise ships to Moffen island dock (anchor) at Longyearbyen, on the western coast of Spitsbergen Island.

Port Moffen Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Moffen Island, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 September, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordstjernen
6 September, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordstjernen
8 September, 2018
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordstjernen
13 September, 2018
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordstjernen

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