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Polarcirkel boat expedition
$3,517
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Spitsbergen and Polar Bears: An Arctic Adventure (Thursday - Tuesday)

6 Day Itinerary aboard MS Nordstjernen
  • Enjoy a show in Barentsburg
  • Explore Magdalenefjord
  • View Arctic wildlife and birdlife
  • Visit the town of Ny-Ålesund
Join the MS Nordstjernen for an essential 6-day Arctic expedition cruise exploring the fjords, glaciers, and diverse wildlife of Spitsbergen.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Barentsburg, Longyearbyen, Magdalenafjord, Moffen, Ny Alesund, Woodfjorden
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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 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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Beautiful artic mountains at sunset.
$4,995
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Greenland & Wild Labrador 2017

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Cross the Arctic circle by sea
  • Visit the capital Nuuk
  • Hike Torngat Mtns National Park
  • Explore abandoned Hebron
  • Search for polar bears
The splendor of Greeland meets the charm of Newfoundland on this 15-day voyage! Beginning in Sondre Stromfjord in Greenland, journey through northern Canadian history, exploring French, Basque, and Viking influences. All along the way icebergs, whales, polar bears, and seals have you scanning the horizon!
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Hebron, Kangerlussuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, L'Anse aux Meadows, Nain, Nuuk, St. John's, Torngat Mountains National Park
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Take a zodiac tour around glaciers.
$9,195
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Classic Northwest Passage

13 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Sight polar bears in Conningham Bay
  • Discover the culture of Pond Inlet
  • Navigate through massive iceburgs
  • Hear stories of Franklin's voyage
This 13-day voyage explores the remote Northwest Passage and stunning fjords of the Baffin Island coastline before crossing to Greenland and its mindblowing icebergs. Following the paths of the legendary early Arctic explorers, journey through the archipelago of islands and channels of Canada’s high Arctic on your expedition ship, Akademik Ioffe.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Beechey Island, Bellot Strait, Cambridge Bay, Ilulissat, Iqaluit, Iqualirtuuq (Isabella Bay), King William Island, Lancaster Sound, Pond Inlet, Prince of Wales Island, Sisimiut, Sondre Stromfjord
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Kangaamiut port, Greenland
$6,495
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East Greenland

Arctic Sights &Northern Lights - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit (PO)
  • Explore Ísafjörður's heritage
  • Cruise the fjords of Greenland
  • Meet Inuit people in Scoresby Sund
  • View Snæfellsjökull Volcano
There are few places on Earth that can change human's perception of time, size, and their own place in the world. East Greenland is undoubtedly one of them. Explore the world's largest, and arguably most beautiful, fjord system of Scorsebysund on this 13-day voyage on the Sea Spirit.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Denmark Strait, Isafjordur, Ittoqqortoormiit, Reykjavik
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Keep your eyes out for polar bears on your Arctic voyage
$6,495
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Canada to Greenland: Baffin Bay Explorer

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • Explore the Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Visit beautiful Sam Ford Fjord
  • View polar bears & Arctic wildlife
  • Visit traditional settlements
On this 13-day Arctic expedition, cruise from Iqaluit, Nunavut to Kangerslussuaq, Greenland on the Sea Adventurer. Admire the ruggedness and unparalleled beauty of these remote and otherwise inaccessible islands. View Arctic wildlife, such as walrus and possibly polar bears, and interact with Greenlandic and Inuit locals.
Activities: Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Cumberland Peninsula, Eqip Sermia, Ilulissat, Iqaluit, Itilleq, Kangerlussuaq, Kekerten Island, Monumental Island, Ottawa, Pangirtung, Uummannaq
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$3,995
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Iceland and Natural Wonders of Greenland

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
  • Cross the Prins Christian Sound
  • Visit the ancient town Qassiarsuk
  • Tour Greenland's oldest town, Nuuk
  • See Ilulissat Ice Fjord
Join the Ocean Diamond for a 12-day expedition cruise from Reykjavik, Iceland to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Take in the magical scenery of Iceland’s volcanic landscape and the inviting, immense fjords of Greenland. Learn about these countries, their people, and wildlife on your unforgettable journey.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Eqip Sermia, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Narsarsuaq, Nuuk, Prince Christian Sound, Reykjavik, Uummannaq, Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar)
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A local man tressed in traditional style North American arctic dress.
$3,995
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Newfoundland Circumnavigation 2017

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • See remote reaches & summer blooms
  • Visit a reconstructed Viking town
  • Experience Gros Morne National Park
  • Be a guest of the Mi’kmaq community
  • Share the warmth of a kitchen party
Embark on this 11-day journey to Newfoundland's outport communities. The welcome you receive is warm and genuine; the music and stories unforgettable. Experience dramatic scenery, explore Red Bay UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn about the history and culture of this fascinating region on your voyage perfectly timed for wildlife-viewing.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Gros Morne National Park, L'Anse aux Meadows, Red Bay, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, St. John's
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$3,495
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Labrador and Torngat Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Explore Torngat National Park
  • See viking site L'Anse aux Meadows
  • Visit a Moravian mission at Hebron
  • Watch for whales, walrus & seals
This voyage links several fascinating historic locations on Canada’s east coast, including a Viking settlement, a French-built fortress, and isolated fishing ports. Journey northwards from temperate climates into higher Arctic latitudes. This expedition vessel is the perfect platform for exploring many locations that can only be accessed by ship.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Trekking & Hiking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Atlantic Coast, Baffin Island, Canada, North America, Battle Harbor, Button Islands, Gros Morne National Park, Hebron, Hopedale, Iqaluit, L'Anse aux Meadows, Louisbourg, Monumental Island, Nachvak Fjord, Torngat Mountains National Park
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$2,595
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Iceland Circumnavigation

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Explore Breidafjördur Bay
  • See Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve
  • Visit the Whale Capital of Iceland!
  • Reach Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
Join the Ocean Diamond for a 10-day voyage around the island of fire and ice. Iceland is a country of contrasts and the diverse natural landscape provides the possibility for unique experiences. Discover both natural wonders and the Icelandic way of living via a range of shore excursions.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Djupivogur, Husavik, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Seydisfjordur, Siglufjordur, Stykkisholmur, Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar)
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$5,290
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Svalbard with Lofoten & Bear Island

10 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Endurance
  • Visit the fishing village of Reine
  • See historic Nusfjord
  • Explore seabird colonies
  • View Svalbard polar bears
Join this 10-day expedition cruise to Lofoten, Bear Island, and Svalbard. It's a busy time of year for wildlife in northern Norway! On this journey see tens of thousands of seabirds, arctic foxes, and whales, and polar bears. Cruise along vast, glaciated archipelagos dominated by mountain ranges and magnificent wilderness.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bear Island, Bellsund, Bodo, Edgeøya, Hornsund, Lofoten Islands, Longyearbyen, Nusfjord, Storfjorden, Trondenes
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