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In the ice-packed waters of the northern ocean, Adventure Life has put together an excellent selection of the most luxurious cruises that explore this fascinating part of our planet. Aboard well appointed vessels like the National Geographic Explorer and Le Boreal, among others, you will experience the Arctic in comfort, style, and depth. Our featured Arctic cruises will take you to any number of destinations in the great north, from Norway's Svalbard archipelago & Spitsbergen to Iceland and Greenland and even the Baffin Sea & Ellesmere Island. These expeditions will expose you to viking cultures, fantastic glaciers, and giant icebergs, as well as the phenomenal wildlife that has adapted to life at the Pole. The luxury cruises feature expert guides and the best accommodations available for Arctic expeditions. 
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Coastal village in the arctic
$7,545
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Greenland's West Coast

11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Anchor at remote ports of call
  • Hike the Arctic tundra
  • Tour Greenland's capital, Nuuk
  • Navigate the Ilulissat Icefjord
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the incredible beauty of the Arctic on this unique 11-day cruise that begins in Reykjavik,Iceland and travels around remote areas of Greenland. Board your luxurious 264-passenger luxury vessel, Le Boreal, andsail through silence broken only by the cracking of icebergs to the landscapes of …
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Reflection of colorful houses in Greenland
$12,620
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Baffin Bay Secrets

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Explore beautiful Greenland
  • Enjoy spectacular Karrat Fjord
  • Admire Pond Islet's glaciers
  • Discover Sisimiut's wildlife
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover the secrets of Baffin Bay and the Thule, a legendary stopover for those in love with the polar regions. Step aboard Le Soléal in Kangerlussuaq for a 14-day expedition cruise to the farthest reaches of the planet, sailing through the polar region's most spectacular landscapes. …
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Spitsbergen Compagnie du Ponant
$6,075
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Set Sail for Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Observe numerous sea birds
  • Experience Spitsbergen's summer
  • Explore Bear Island
  • Spot polar bears and whales
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join this 8-day Arctic adventure aboard the rare and innovative Le Boreal, a yacht that embodies thesubtle alliance between luxury, intimacy, and well-being. Step aboard inTromsø and set sail to Spitsbergen for a memorable experience discovering beautiful landscapes, jagged mountains, and …
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join this 23-day voyage on the National Geographic Explorer and journey deep into the far reaches of the Arctic, a land where polar bears roam and hardy Inuit communities maintain their traditional way of life.Canada’s Ellesmere Island stretches farther north than any other land in the world, …
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the Svalbard archipelago on this 16-day Arctic expedition cruise. See the majestic setting that the lordly polar bear freely roams.Follow in the wake of fearless explorers and colonists to discover the dramatic landscapes and rich traditions of Greenland and Iceland - in particular, …
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Kangaamiut
$7,600
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Unexplored Greenland

11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Enjoy incredible Zodiac rides
  • Learn about Inuit culture
  • Discover unique Disko Bay
  • Explore Greenland's capital, Nuuk
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore Greenland, the island at the end of the world. As Le Boréal slowly inches its way towards its coast, the land of the people appears just as one might imagine it, revealing the full magnificence of its landscapes, composed of light greenery, water, ice, icebergs, and bright colors …
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Arctic puffins
$6,480
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The Best of Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Hike and Zodiac cruise with guides
  • Sail in Spitsbergen's fjords
  • Follow the path of early explorers
  • Encounter Spitsbergen wildlife
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day route brings youintimately close to the natural colors of the polar region. Between icebergs, ice caps, and the sea ice, your adventure is interspersed with unusual excursions, such as outings in Zodiac inflatables at the early light of dawn. Sail in some of the world’s most …
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Fishing village in the arctic
$4,300
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Iceland: Between Geysers & Glaciers

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Spot Iceland's natural marvels
  • Discover Grundarfjordur culture
  • Sail directly to the Arctic Circle
  • Explore volcanic Heimaey Island
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join Le Soleal on this 8-day expedition to the edge of the Arctic, where the first Vikings went ashore in the 9th century. Experience wild and fascinating Iceland’s natural heritage, vast glaciers, vertiginous fjords, volcanoes and boiling geysers. Iceland offers a kaleidoscope of wild and …
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Walrus
$13,920
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The Baffin Sea

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Explore by Zodiac dinghies
  • Learn from Naturalist-Guides
  • Delight in nature
  • View Arctic wildlife
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Cruise the rugged and remote shores of Greenland on this 14-day cruise on Le Boreal. The first destination is the North-West coast of Greenland, which welcomes you with its majestic icebergs, colorful villages encircled by mountains, and its basalt formations. This is the ideal opportunity for …
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Inukshuk in the Arctic
$12,460
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Treasures of the Baffin Sea

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Learn about the Inuit culture
  • Discover an iceberg graveyard
  • Explore Nunavut, Canada
  • Zodiac cruise in the icy Baffin Sea
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This unique 14-day Arctic cruise is a fantastic way to explore the Baffin Sea and Canadian archipelago. Navigating the polar waters of Greenland and Nunavut, this Arctic small ship cruise explores the rugged shores and fascinating culture of the Arctic. Your 224-passenger small ship, Le Soleal, …
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Disko Bay
$8,615
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The Saga of Erik The Red

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Visit charming Reykjavik
  • Sail across the Denmark Strait
  • Explore Greenland's coastline
  • Discover the famous fjord at Nuuk
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail along the steep eastern Arctic coastline on this 13-day expedition cruise. Explore the deep southern Greenland fjords and continue up past mountains worn away by glaciers and covered with rich, abundant flora. Joined by a team of anthropologists, ornithologists, geologists, and experts in …
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Greenland ice cap
$16,670
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Ultima Thule: Greenland & The Canadian Arctic

17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Hike Kangerlussuaq's trails
  • Visit beautiful Sisimiut
  • Explore Nunavut Territory
  • Discover the Humboldt Glacier
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Step aboard Le Soléal in Kangerlussuaq for a17-day expedition cruiseto the farthest reaches of the planet. Between ice caps and ice floes, past glaciers, icebergs and brash ice, sail to the heart of the northern hemisphere's biggest ice producer. Stop over atSkraelingIsland, the …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$7,570
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Norway Fjords & Spitsbergen

11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Wander through Bergen's streets
  • Visit traditional Norwegian towns
  • Tour the pristine Lofoten Islands
  • Admire Tromsø, Paris of the North
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Set sail fromBergenfor an11-day expeditionaboardLeBoréaltransporting you to exceptional sites above the Arctic Circle. FromOlden sail to theBriksdal glacier, one of the most beautiful in Europe.Cruise towards theGeiranger Fjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fjord’simposing …
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Steller's sea eagle
$10,250
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Wilderness of Kamchatka

Petropavlovsk to Nome - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Explore Petropavlovsk's highlights
  • Spot the rare Steller sea eagles
  • Discover Aleut culture & traditions
  • Admire Yttygran's natural beauty
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
A geothermal wonderland of volcanoes and hot springs await as you follow in the footsteps of Vitus Bering. Remote and rarely visited destinations offer sensational wildlife spotting opportunities with countless birds nesting in the area. Magical Zodiac tours through fascinating, extraordinary …
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Steaming landscape of the Kuril Islands.
$10,250
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Expedition Kurils and Kamchatka

Otaru to Petropavlovsk - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Admire Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Cathedral
  • Learn about the Aleut people
  • Discover Makanrushi Island
  • Spot unique Steller sea eagles
  • Observe sea mammals and birds
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Take advantage of the mid-summer sun and travel on nature’s terms on this 13-day Russia and Japan voyage. This is one of the world’s great journeys, an expedition that beckons nature lovers, history buffs, and the intrepid explorer within. Marvel at spectacular natural landscapes, …
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Enjoying a hiking excursion in Alaska
$10,430
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Fire & Ice in the Arctic

17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Discover Nome's traditions
  • Hike across Dezhnev Bay
  • Visit the unique Whalebone Alley
  • Observe an abundance of wildlife
  • Sail in the heart of the Bering Sea
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Cruise between Russia and the United States from Nome to Seward. Listed with UNESCO, the nature reserve on Wrangel Islandis a unique ecosystem where the greatest biodiversity in the Arctic can be found. It is home to a large population of walruses, countless sea birds, and of course the lord of the …
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Pristine landscape found in Alaska
$14,950
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In the Footsteps of Vitus Bering

Seward to Otaru - 18 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Visit Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Cruise along Kukak Bay
  • See bald eagles at Dutch Harbour
  • Admire the Alaid volcano
  • Enjoy a traditional Cossack dance
Activities: Hiking, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this wide-ranging 18-day journey, follow in the footsteps of traders and explorers through the wilds of Russia and Alaska. Enjoy spectacular birding opportunities and keep an eye out for brown bears, among other creatures. Admire the rugged beauty of surrounding landscapes: rocky headlands, …
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