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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.
$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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The sea is a primary feature for life in the Arctic
$6,495
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Greenland to Canada: Inuit, Icebergs, and Wildlife

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Encounter Arctic wildlife
  • Join tundra hiking excursions
  • Admire Inuit culture and art
On this 13-day historic Arctic voyage, visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Greenland, remote National Historic Sites of Canada, and traditional Inuit communities. View Arctic wildlife – polar bears, whales and walrus, and enjoy tundra hiking for all fitness levels. Zodiac cruising and kayaking are offered on this amazing Arctic cruise!
Activities: Wildlife Viewing
Places: Akpatok Island, Frobisher Bay, Ilulissat, Iqaluit, Kangerlussuaq, Monumental Island, Ottawa, Pangirtung, Qikiqtarjuaq, Sisimiut
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Hike along Eastern Greenland's red earth hills to gaze down at the iceberg-filled seas.
$7,995
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Arctic Express: Greenland's Northern Lights Fly North Cruise South

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova (QU)
  • Hike in Greenland National Park
  • Explore the fjords of Scoresbysund
  • View expansive landscapes
  • Catch sight of the Northern Lights
Fly north and cruise south on this 13-day Greenland tour, where hiking, Zodiac cruising, and kayaking adventure opportunities beckon the active traveler. Visit Greenland National Park, and explore the world's longest and largest fjord system, Scoresbysund. Sightings of whale, musk ox, and polar bears accompany this grand adventure!
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Apelfjord, Blomster Bugt, Brogetdal, Constable Point, Ella Island, Ittoqqortoormiit, Reykjavik, Rodefjord, Sydkap
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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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The beauty of the Aurora Borealis.
$3,800
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East Greenland - Scoresby Sund, Aurora Borealis 2016

11 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
Embark on this exciting 11-day voyage, on the Rembrandt van Rijn, to the Scoresby Sund, East Greenland, and more. On this departure, sail northwards along the East Greenland coast to visit Kangerlussuaq, Miki’s, Nansen and d’Auney’s Fjord. Further on near Römer Fjord and Turner Sound have good hiking opportunities. At Stewart Ö, perhaps …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Ittoqqortoormiit, Jameson Land, Kulusuk, Nerlerit Inaat, Reykjavik, Scorsbysund Fjord, Greenland
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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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Zodiac tour to see an arctic walrus.
$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: Expedition Cruises, 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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A single home in the desolate arctic.
$4,900
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Around Spitsbergen with Kvitøya

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Visit Ny-Alesund
  • See reindeer, walrus, and whales
  • Climb Soraberget to view the icecap
  • Explore rarely-visited Kvitøya
This 10-day cruise around Spitsbergen gives you a great chance to see whales, foxes, reindeer, seals, and polar bears. The expedition makes a landing on the island of Kvitøya, a site of historical significance, and home of a large walrus population.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Ahlstrandhalvøya, Freemansundet, Hornsund, Krossfjorden, Kvitøya, Longyearbyen, Nordaustlandet, Phippsoya
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A walrus relaxes on the snow.
$4,900
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Around Spitsbergen with Kvitøya

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Visit Ny-Alesund
  • See reindeer, walrus, and whales
  • Climb Soraberget to view the icecap
  • Explore rarely-visited Kvitøya
This 10-day expedition cruise around Spitsbergen makes a landing on the island of Kvitøya, a site of historical significance, and home of a large walrus population.The cruise also gives you a great chance to see whales, foxes, reindeer, seals, and polar bears.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Ahlstrandhalvøya, Freemansundet, Hornsund, Kong Karls Land (King Charles Land), Kvitøya, Longyearbyen, Phippsoya, Raudfjord, Ytre Norskøya Island
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$7,190
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Maiden Voyage in Svalbard

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Sjoveien
  • Cruise Arctic fjords and islands
  • Embark on daily Zodiac cruises
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • See remnants of Arctic exploration
Explore Svalbard, the Arctic island that has captivated explorers for centuries, on this special 9-day maiden voyage aboard the M/S Sjoveien. Spot unique Arctic wildlife and enjoy Svalbard's icy springtime beauty with daily landings on sturdy Zodiac crafts.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Krossfjorden, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Raudfjord
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$7,190
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Sjoveien
  • Cruise Arctic fjords and islands
  • Embark on daily Zodiac cruises
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • See remains of Arctic exploration
Explore Svalbard, the Arctic island that has captivated explorers for centuries, on this 9-day voyage aboard the M/S Sjoveien. Spot unique Arctic wildlife and enjoy Svalbard's icy springtime beauty with daily landings on sturdy Zodiac crafts.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Krossfjorden, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Raudfjord
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Fishing village in the arctic
$5,000
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Iceland: Between Geysers & Glaciers

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
Join Le Soleal on a voyage to the fringes of the Arctic Circle, where the first Vikings went ashore in the 9th Century. On this 8-day journey, experience wild and fascinating Iceland’s natural heritage, which has retained all of its mystery. 
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Grimsey Island, Grundarfjordur, Heimaey Island, Isafjordur, Reykjavik
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