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On a small ship Arctic cruise you'll experience a magical land of icy fjords, jagged mountains, & immense glaciers. Comfortable small ships glide travelers beyond the Arctic Circle through dramatic ice floes to walk in the footsteps of the Vikings or marvel at the breaching of a humpback whale. Hull-hardened ships cut through the polar ice to access areas previously visited by only the most adventurous explorers and even to the North Pole. A cruise of the Arctic offers rare wildlife, natural beauty and unique cultures that have survived in one of the most extreme environments on Earth. Choose from cruises that visit the Arctic landscapes of Northern Canada's Baffin Island, the Northern Passage, AlaskaGreenland, Iceland, Canada, Norway, & RussiaContact one of our Arctic cruise experts for help planning your trip.

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Into the Northwest Passage66%$899517RelaxedOn this 17-day cruise aboard the Ocean Endeavor, you will cruise from Greenland to the Northwest Passage, where you'll witness amazing northern wildlife, cross through breathtaking fjords, and visit destinations including Amundsen Gulf, Kugluktuk copper mine, Prince of Wales Strait, and other historic, archaeological, and natural sites.
Out of the Northwest Passage66%$899517RelaxedEmbark on the Ocean Endeavour for a 17-day voyage to the Northwest Passage. Spend time above the Arctic Circle exploring Qausuittuq, Simirlik and Auyuittuq National Parks, with activities like snorkeling, visiting the graves of the fated Franklin Expedition, and witnessing the impressive Icefjord. You'll also meet local Inuit communities as well.
Arctic Safari66%$599512RelaxedJoin the crew of the Ocean Endeavour on this 12-day classic Arctic expedition cruise to explore Greenland’s dramatic fjords and dynamic maritime communities, the great ice fjord at Ilulissat, the multitudinous islands of Nunavut, and other incredible highlights along Greenland’s spectacular western coastline.
Greenland & Wild Labrador66%$499515RelaxedThe splendor of Greenland meets the charm of Newfoundland on this 15-day cruise beginning in Sondre Stromfjord in Greenland, then through northern Canadian, exploring French, Basque, and Viking influences. Visit four distinct Canadian National Parks, awe-inspiring landscapes & gain a deep understanding of the cultural connections to the land.
Heart of the Arctic66%$399513RelaxedThis 13-day journey aboard the Ocean Endeavor brings you into the heart of the Arctic - from Canada's Inuit regions of Nunavik and Nunavut to Greenland. This route provides excellent chances to spot Arctic wildlife like polar bears, walrus, and numerous bird species. You'll also meet highly reputed Inuit artists and their creations at Cape Dorset.
Newfoundland Circumnavigation66%$399511RelaxedEmbark the Ocean Endeavor on this 11-day journey to Newfoundland's outport communities. Experience dramatic scenery, explore the Red Bay UNESCO World Heritage Site, & learn about the history and culture of this region on a voyage ideal for wildlife viewing. Gros Morne National Park & the Viking ruins at L'anse Aux Meadows are just two destinations.

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Any of our small ship Arctic cruises will provide you with a variety of opportunities to experience the ice-capped top of the world in an engaging and active way. The most popular Arctic activities included on most cruises are:​
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Your cruise will take you across various Arctic landscapes, featuring impressive glaciers & fjords, oceanic fields of ice, and snow-covered tundras, where evergreens have amazingly rooted sparce lives.

As you journey across this rugged & windswept landscape, you will have the chance to see the natural phenomenon of Aurora Borealis and some of the most breathtaking wildlife on the planet. 

The Arctic is an intercontinental region with the land masses of North America, Europe, and Asia surrounding the Arctic Sea's churning icebergs and fridgid waters.

Popular regions to visit on an Arctic cruise include the Faroes Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Jan Mayen, Norway, Svalbard and Russia.

The Arctic Circle is made up of countries like Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, US (Alaska) and Canada

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