Arctic Sea Expedition is a new started expedition travel company with local owners and office in the town Tromsø, the gateway to the Arctic. The ideea to start this adventure to invite people form all over the world has been growing for a long time. The time has matured and with our local knowledge, unique network connections  with local people still living on places you belived abondoned long ago, and with our experience where to find wildlife, we now feel ready to invite you and show our hidden fjords and coves.

We like it small with high quality and local knowledge always focusing on delivering Arctic wilderness experiences you never will forgett.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr.





Mats Forsberg

Polar Expedition leader,  a naturalist, wildlife photographer and adventure traveller. First worked onboard the world famous Lindblad ‘Explorer’ in 1982 and has since worked throughout the seven seas and the Polar Regions, including Norway’s Svalbard Archipelago and numerous trips to Greenland, the Canadian and Russian, and several tours to Antarctica and now a life long relation to the Arctic. Settled down in Northern Norway in 1993 and have had Tromsø “The gateway to Arctic” as a base for the last 25 years. Beside his freelance photography since 1989, Mats has worked as location manager and key consultant for BBC, HTV and other international film/TV companies. He has now a position as manager in Arctic Voyager AS, a new started company with head office in Tromsø.

Through the years he has been involved in several successful adventure travel projects both on the main land of Norway and on Svalbard. Mats deep interest is without any doubt the ocean living birds and marine mammals.  He has devoted is life to spread the knowledge about the natural beauty of the Arctic & Antarctic wilderness and its need for protection.

Ivar Haugen

Was one of the first to establish Northern Light tours out from the town Tromsø in northen Norway. Later on he was the founder of Tromsø Safari, today the largest provider of day tours delivering different kinds of Northen Light adventures and other activites like sami experiences and dog sledding .

Contact us

M/S Polarstar, TROMSØ
+47 913 24 347