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$5,690
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Endurance
  • Tour and explore by Zodiac craft
  • See countless spectacular fjords
  • View large numbers of seabirds
  • Search for polar bears and seals
Start your adventure by exploring the High Arctic capital of Longyearbyen before cruising Svalbard for seven days. Depending on weather and ice conditions, potential landing sites include Prins Karls Forland, Danskøya, Hornsund, and numerous fantastic fjords. View charismatic arctic wildlife and large numbers of nesting seabirds.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Barentsburg, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Longyearbyen, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Ny Alesund, Ytre Norskøya Island
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Arctic Polar Bear
$8,990
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Polar Bear Quest

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Stockholm
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • View 17th-century whaling remnants
  • Meet polar bears, seals, and walrus
  • Admire ice formations and glaciers
Set sail on the M/S Stockholm for a 9-day small-ship Arctic adventure to the lands of the far north. Explore the High Arctic capital of Longyearbyen before heading out to the ice floes to meet whales, walrus, and polar bears.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Longyearbyen
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$8,990
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Stockholm
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Take daily Zodiac cruises
  • Search for arctic wildlife
  • Explore grand icy landscapes
This unique 9-day cruise includes one night in a hotel in Longyearbyen and seven nights on board the charming Stockholm exploring Svalbard’s magical coastlines in search of walruses, whales, arctic foxes, and polar bears.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alkefjellet, Krossfjorden, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Palanderbukta, Raudfjord
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Contemplate the vasteness of nature from the top of the world
$5,995
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Arctic Express: Greenland's Northern Lights Fly North Fly South

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova (QU)
  • Enjoy stunning Greenland vistas
  • Explore the world’s largest fjord s
  • Hike in Greenland National Park
  • Visit Inuit communities
For those short on time, the benefits of this 10-day expedition are many. Witness the delights of the world’s largest fjord system of Scoresbysund, discover the fascinating Inuit settlements and people of Ittoqqortoormiit, and have the possibility of viewing some of the world’s most vivid displays of Northern Lights.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Apelfjord, Blomster Bugt, Brogetdal, Constable Point, Ella Island, Ittoqqortoormiit, Reykjavik, Sydkap
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Arctic village
$8,790
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The Norwegian Fjords, Bear Island, and Svalbard

16 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Stockholm
  • Explore coastal Norway
  • Sail by Torghatten
  • Visit the Polar Museum
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to Bear Island
  • Search for Arctic wildlife
  • View the fjords of Hornsund
This 16-day expedition cruise on the M/S Stockholm explores Norway's exciting coastline and scenic locations as well as the rarely-visited Bear Island and the icy landscapes of Svalbard.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alesund, Bear Island, Bellsund, Bergen, Longyearbyen, Nusfjord, Reine, Storfjorden, Tromso
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Keep your eyes out for Polar Bears on your Arctic voyage!
$5,195
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Introduction to Spitsbergen: Polar Bear Safari

9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova (QU)
  • Encounter something new each day
  • Take advantage of continuous daylig
  • Hike the tundra, cruise in a Zodiac
  • Visit a memorial to honor whalers
Cruise around the magical island of Spitsbergen on this 9-day polar bear safari. Explore western Spitsbergen as well as stunning fjords and outlying islands to the north. Take advantage of continuous daylight to hike the tundra, cruise in a Zodiac, kayak, and encounter unique arctic wildlife. This voyage showcases all that Spitsbergen has to offer!
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Alkefjellet, Longyearbyen, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier)
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On the ice floe
$7,595
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Polar Bears & Glaciers of Baffin Island

7 Day Itinerary
  • Search for bowhead whales
  • Admire all-night Arctic sunsets
  • Visit Auyuittuq National Park
  • Explore ancient Thule sites
Discover the remote and rugged beauty of the Arctic in this 7-day inspiring trip to southeastern Baffin Island. Experience the long Arctic summer days from the comfort of your safari-style base camp, and spend your time roaming the land in search of wildlife in the beautiful silence of the Arctic.
Activities: Adventure Options, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Auyuittuq National Park, Iqaluit, Ottawa, Qikiqtarjuaq
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Polar bear and Arctic fox
$7,495
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Kings of the Arctic: Polar Bears, Whales and Walrus Safari

7 Day Itinerary
  • Encounter Foxe Basin's wildlife
  • Look for hunting polar bears
  • Experience the Arctic spring
  • Listen to the whales' songs
Explore the waters of the Foxe Basin, one of the richest areas in the Arctic. Spend 7 days out on the Arctic Ocean, under the glow of a midnight sun, taking in the sights and sounds of this stunning region and look for huge pods of walrus, endagered bowhead whales, and polar bears.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Foxe Basin, Igloolik, Iqaluit, Ottawa
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A zodiac landing on remote shores
$5,240
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Scoresby Sund

11 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Cruise among the glaciers
  • Visit an abandoned Inuit settlement
  • Navigate the breathtaking fjords
  • View wildlife on Jameson Land
Embark on an 11-day voyage to East Greenland's Scoresby Sund aboard the Rembrandt Van Rijn. This cruise travels into the largest fjord system in the world, visiting historic Inuit sites, sailing through sensational scenery, and topping it all off with a night-time sky filled with the Northern Lights.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Cape Hofmann Halvø, Constable Point, Danmarkso, Ittoqqortoormiit, Jameson Land, Rodefjord, Sydkap, Volquart Boons Coast
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A polar landscape
$2,700
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Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
Embark on this exciting voyage to the Scoresby Sund and witness the Aurora Borealis while cruising the shores of East Greenland and more.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Cape Hofmann Halvø, Danmarkso, Ittoqqortoormiit, Jameson Land, Nerlerit Inaat, Reykjavik, Sydkap, Volquart Boons Coast
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A polar landscape
$2,700
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East Greenland

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
Join the crew of the Rembrant van Rijn on this awe-inspiring, 8-day cruise along the magnificent East Greenland coast. Once in Umivik, follow, for a short distance, the footsteps of Nansen's crossing of the Greenland ice-cap in 1888. Find warm springs in Unartoq. A visit at Isortoq reveals locals still living the traditional life. In Tasiilaq, …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Kulusuk, Reykjavik, Tasiilaq, Umivik
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A walrus relaxes on the snow.
$2,720
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North Spitsbergen: Arctic Spring

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Visit Trygghamma's whaling station
  • Look for Flugefjorden's wildlife
  • Visit Spitsbergen's largest tundra
  • Stop at Ny Ålesund's village
Board the Rembrandt van Rijn, a three-mast sailing vessel, for an 8-day polar expedition. Sail into beautiful fjords found on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a fantastically beautiful fjord crested with spectacular glaciers. Sail through shorelines and cliffs looking for seabird colonies, polar bears, whales, and seals.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: 14th of July Glacier, Alkehornet, Forlandsundet, Fuglesangen, Isfjord, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Raudfjord, Trygghamna, Ytre Norskøya Island
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Walking through vast arctic landscapes.
$2,650
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Central Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard Noorderlicht
  • Watch seals and walrus on ice floes
  • Navigate through elaborate fjords
  • Walk through Spitsbergen's tundra
  • Observe frenzied seabird activities
Board the Noorderlicht for this unforgettable 8-day cruise to the heart of Spitsbergen. Sail through the complex fjord systems and narrow water passages, taking in the unique geology of the region. This expedition cruise also offers numerous opportunities to see walrus, seals, reindeer, arctic fox, and a variety of bird life.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, 14th of July Glacier, Forlandsundet, Isfjord, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Poolepynten
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Arctic Activities - Dog Sledding
$1,450
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Arctic Weekend Getaway

3 Day Itinerary
If you’re short on time or simply want to get a taste for the Arctic, escape to Iqaluit for a weekend full of fun and excitement. Customize Iqaluit getaways with an array of optional snow-themed Arctic activities (February-May), including snowmobiling, dog sledding, cross-country skiing, ice fishing for Arctic char, or igloo building. In the …
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Fishing, Kayaking, Trekking & Hiking, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Baffin Island, Canada, North America, Iqaluit, Ottawa
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Walrus and her pup
$25,990
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Epic 80°N: Exploring Greenland, Baffin & Ellesmere Islands

23 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Zodiac cruise, kayak, and hike
  • Trace the fjords of NW Greenland
  • Encounter cultural legacies
  • Explore Iceland's capital Reykjavík
  • Follow in the wake of explorers
  • Observe a variety of wildlife
Experience unbridled 21st-century exploration as you venture to new frontiers deep into the far reaches of the Arctic to Zodiac cruise, kayak, and hike the tundra. Follow in the wake of legendary explorers and hear their dramatic stories, spot arctic wildlife, and marvel at hardy Inuit communities.
Activities: Adventure Options, Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Devon Island, Ellesmere Island, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Lancaster Sound, Qaannaq, Qikiqtarjuaq, Reykjavik, Sisimiut, Sisimiut Coast, Sondre Stromfjord, Uummannaq
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Puffins keep watch along the Arctic coast
$8,995
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Iceland, Greenland, and Baffin Island: Arctic Circle Traverse

18 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • See Kekerten Isl. Whaling Station
  • Visit traditional Inuit settlements
  • Experience an arctic ghost town
  • Encounter wildlife such as whales
Venture to remote and untamed lands of breathtaking vistas, massive icebergs set against soaring snow-clad mountains, and majestic fjords and glaciers on this 18-day Arctic Circle Traverse cruise. Join the Sea Adventurer on an unforgettable voyage to Iceland, Greenland, and Baffin Island, where rare wildlife-viewing opportunities abound.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Hornbjarg, Iqaluit, Lower Savage Islands, Monumental Island, Nuuk, Ottawa, Pangirtung, Prince Christian Sound, Reykjavik, Tasiilaq
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Travelers photographing walrus relaxing on the bank.
$16,570
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Norway's Fjords & Arctic Svalbard

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Explore northern narrows & glaciers
  • Hike, walk, and kayak
  • Enjoy the wilds of Svalbard
  • Follow the fjord-carved coast
Follow Norway’s fjord-carved coast, from the charming town of Bergen, past the North Cape to the ice and wildness of the Svalbard archipelago, for a perfect balance between the charmingly scenic and the spectacularly wild. Explore Tromso and Bear Island on the way to Svalbard, where polar bears prowl and walruses haul out on rocky shores.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bear Island, Bergen, Edgeøya, Hellemobotn, Hornsund, Lofoten Islands, Longyearbyen, Melfjord, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Nordfjord, Oslo, Smola, Trollfjord, Tromso, Tysfjorden
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Colin and Eugene Hiking in Greenland
$14,950
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Svalbard, Iceland & Greenland's East Coast

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • See polar bears on the sea ice
  • Follow the path of Viking explorers
  • Discover scenic Greenland
  • Explore the Westfjord region
  • Meet intriguing Arctic residents
See the majestic setting that the lordly polar bear freely roams as you explore the Svalbard archipelago, pulling the ship’s bow up to blue-veined glaciers, alighting on islands where caribou drift like smoke across the tundra. Go from the TV series depiction of Vikings to a real sense of their heroism.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Flatey Island, Isafjordur, Longyearbyen, Oslo, Reykjavik, Scoresbysund
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