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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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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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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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$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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Take a ATV ride across the Arctic tundra at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge
$6,295
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Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

8 Day Itinerary
  • Hike to Kayak Falls
  • Watch and listen for Beluga Whales
  • Explore the Canadian Arctic by ATV
  • Kayak around Cunningham Inlet
Experience the wild Arctic tundra on this 8-day Arctic tour! View the shy beluga whales, muskox, and polar bears as you explore the Arctic via raft, kayak, and ATV. Abundant in adventure, this tour delights and thrills travelers time and time again.
Activities: Adventure Options, Fishing, Kayaking, Light Hiking, Whale Watching, Whitewater Rafting, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, Yellowknife
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Travelers walking across the beaches of Spitsbergen.
$11,295
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Arctic Complete: Spitsbergen, Greenland & Iceland

24 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Discover Spitsbergen's diversity
  • Venture to the Arctic kingdom
  • Revel in millions of birds
  • Visit historic sites
  • Explore the varied landscapes
Explore the Arctic on an exciting 24-day expedition cruise around the Spitsbergen Island archipelago. The voyage showcases the region's dynamic landscapes, including deep fjords, glacier-covered peaks, polar deserts and wildflower rich tundra. Visit whaling camps and search for rare wildlife such as reindeer, polar bear, walrus, whales & much more.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bellsund, Blossevill Coast, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Hornsund, Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord, Longyearbyen, Reykjavik, Scoresbysund, Woodfjorden
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Reindeer feeding in the arctic.
$5,515
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Spitsbergen Odyssey

11 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Sail along Spitsbergen's glaciers
  • Enjoy almost 24h of sunlight
  • Spot Arctic wildlife
  • Visit historic sites
  • Photograph Arctic tundra flowers
Circumnavigate Spitsbergen on this 11-day cruise aboard the Polar Pioneer. Experience a world filled with deep shimmering fjords, polar deserts, old whaling settlements and magnificent wildlife, amongst which is the mighty polar bear.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bellsund, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Hornsund, Longyearbyen, Woodfjorden
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Taking a kayaking trip around Monaco Glacier on Spitsbergen Island.
$15,390
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Viking Legends and Wild Fjords: From Iceland to Greenland

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Follow in the wake of Vikings
  • Meet and learn about Greenlanders
  • Explore Iceland's Westfjord region
  • Travel with Arctic experts
The history of Greenland is the history of life under extreme arctic conditions. Visit remarkable sites on the Viking trail, meet the friendly and welcoming people of the north, and experience the spectacular beauty of the ice. Spot seals, humpback whales, arctic foxes, and white-tailed eagles, among the 60 species of birds that breed in Greenland.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Brattahlíð, Flatey Island, Kangerlussuaq, King Oscar Fjord, Nanortalik, Nuuk, Qaqortoq, Reykjavik, Scoresbysund, Skoldungen
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Playful Polar bears
$8,890
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Polar Bear Mother & Newborn Cubs Photo Safari

10 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Churchill´s museum and park
  • Observe polar bear mothers and cubs
  • Enjoy dog sledding in Churchill
  • Witness the legendary aurora lights
Be one of only a few hundred in the world to see newborn polar bear cubs emerge from their den. Experience the best polar bear viewing at close proximity on this 10-day Arctic expedition, and look for ptarmigans, arctic foxes, and caribou. At nighttime, enjoy unique views of the legendary aurora borealis!
Activities: Adventure Options, Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Chesnaye, Churchill, Wapusk National Park, Winnipeg
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Take a zodiac tour to see polar bears.
$6,495
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Pathways to Franklin

10 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Discover Franklin's voyage
  • Observe the multitude of wildlife
  • Land at historic maritime sites
  • View polar bears in Conningham Bay
Discover the dramatic history of early polar exploration. Trace the route of Sir John Franklin's ill-fated voyage to find the Northwest Passage. Encounter a multitude of wildlife on this 10-day expedition cruise through the Arctic.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Photography, Trekking & Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Canada, North America, Northwest Passage, Beechey Island, Coningham Bay, Fort Ross, Prince Leopold Island, Resolute, Somerset Island
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Hike along Eastern Greenland's red earth hills to gaze down at the iceberg-filled seas.
$7,295
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Three Arctic Islands

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • Join this award-winning tour
  • Experience glaciers and wildlife
  • Explore Greenland's remote coast
  • Hike the tundra &cruise in a zodiac
Join this award-winning and popular expedition cruise from high above the Arctic Circle in Spitsbergen, Norway, to Scoresbysund on the northeast coast of Greenland, ending in fascinating Iceland. If you want to experience the Arctic in all of its beauty, then you must venture to these Three Arctic Islands.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Akureyri, Longyearbyen, Reykjavik
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Qassiuarsuk dwelling
$2,404
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Norwegian Discovery Voyage

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Visit beautiful Ålesund
  • Kayak the River Nid
  • Choose between optional excursions
  • Cross the 71st parallel
  • Join a snowmobile trip
  • Enjoy local lore
Explore the magnificent landscape of Norway on this 11-day voyage aboard the MS Spitsbergen. See the fjords, the amazing wilderness of the Arctic, and encounter wildlife such as sea eagles or whales.
Activities: Adventure Options, Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bergen, Bodo, Kirkenes, Kristiansund, Svolvar, Tromso, Trondheim
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A rare sight, the Northern Lights are worth the wait
$8,395
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East Greenland: Northern Lights

14 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • See Greenland’s vast landscapes
  • Visit world's largest national park
  • Spend time in a local community
  • Catch sight of Arctic wildlife
Explore Scoresbysund, the world’s largest fjord system, on this 14-day Greenland voyage. Enticing you with some of the best displays of the northern lights, visit the Inuit settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit and learn about their traditions. Experience Greenland’s vast landscapes, spot Arctic wildlife, and hike the tundra on this active adventure.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Reykjavik, Scorsbysund Fjord, Greenland
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A Musk Ox stares at the camera from the tundra.
$7,015
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Jewels of the Arctic

14 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Observe amazing wildlife and plants
  • Explore Arctic waters and icebergs
  • Learn about the region's history
  • Enjoy the welcoming locals
The Jewels of the Arctic 14-day expedition cruise combines the best of Spitsbergen and Greenland, with a taste of Iceland. Discover the unique Inuit cultures of the region and explore the rugged landscapes and icy waters of the Arctic. Aboard the cruise, listen as experts share their knowledge of the region's plants, animals, and history.
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, Blossevill Coast, Isafjordur, Longyearbyen, Reykjavik, Scoresbysund
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Sable Island wild horses
$3,195
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Canada's East Coast - Fins and Fiddles

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Visit the ponies on Sable Island
  • Celebrate Canada's 150 anniversary
  • Watch for a variety of wildlife
  • Kayak, hike, paddle board and cycle
Join a unique 11-day cruise experiencing the culture and wildlife of Canada's Maritime Provinces. Watch for an abundance of wildlife including seabirds, whales, and seals as you cruise. The diverse traditions, music, and cuisine come to life in the small fishing towns and remote ports.
Activities: Adventure Options, Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Atlantic Coast, Canada, North America, Bird Islands, Cape Breton, Charlottetown, Francois, Gros Morne National Park, Ile Bonaventure, Louisbourg, Sable Island, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
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Puffins hang out on the rocks.
$5,270
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Across the Arctic Circle: Scotland, Norway & Spitsbergen

14 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Follow along the Vikings' route
  • Explore World Heritage Sites
  • Delight in majestic scenery
  • Search for Arctic wildlife
  • Enjoy magnificent bird watching
Follow the Vikings’ route from northeast Scotland to the land of the midnight sun on this 14-day Arctic voyage. Explore the Orkney and Shetland islands with visits to Stone Age sites, distilleries and picturesque fishing villages. Whale and bird watch along Norway's dramatic coast and search for seals, reindeer and polar bears in the Arctic Circle.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Scotland, Svalbard, United Kingdom, United Kingdom & Ireland, Western Europe, Aberdeen, Longyearbyen, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands, Spitsbergen
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