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On the ice floe
$6,995
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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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View groups of caribou as you explore the north
$7,465
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Torngat Mountains Safari

8 Day Itinerary
Explore the Canadian north on this 8-day Arctic safari. The wilderness is yours to explore as you hike to pristine lakes, relax beside streams and rivers, and encounter the wildlife of the region. Each day is unique in the Torngat Mountains on this choose-your-own-adventure itinerary.
Activities: Helicopter Tour, Trekking & Hiking, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Goose Bay, Torngat Mountains Base Camp
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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
$25,190
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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, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, 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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A local stands in traditional dress for the arctic.
$7,995
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Out of the Northwest Passage

16 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Travel the NW Passage Route
  • Enjoy Inuit hospitality
  • Visit Franklin Expedition graves
  • View Arctic wildlife
  • Visit uninhabited Devon Island
The Northwest Passage remains one of the world’s last true frontiers. Embark on the Ocean Endeavour for a 16-day voyage to the far reaches of the north. The crown jewel of Arctic expedition travel, a trip through the Northwest Passage leaves one forever changed.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Northwest Passage, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Beechey Island, Bellot Strait, Coronation Gulf, Devon Island, Fort Ross, Grise Fiord, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Kap York (Cape York), Karrat Fjord, Kugluktuk, Prince Leopold Island, Prince of Wales Island, Qaannaq, Sisimiut Coast, Smith Sound, Upernavik, Uqsuqtuuq (Gjoa Haven)
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Take a zodiac tour around glaciers.
$8,895
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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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