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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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kittiwakes
$16,770
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Baffin Bay Secrets

14 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit traditional villages
  • Enjoy spectacular Karrat Fjord
  • Explore Disko Bay
  • 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 L'Austral in Kangerlussuaq for a 14-day expedition cruise to the farthest reaches of the planet, sailing through the polar region's most spectacular landscapes. The …
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Ittoqqortoormiit Village, Greenland
$16,770
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Baffin Bay Secrets

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Explore beautiful Greenland
  • Enjoy Ilulissat Fjord's beauty
  • Admire Pond Islet's glaciers
  • Discover Sisimiut's wildlife
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail aboardLe Boréalfor a memorable14-day expedition cruiseto discover Baffin Bay and the heart of the most magnificent Arctic landscapes. The first destination is the northwest coast ofGreenlandwhich welcomes you with its majesticicebergs,colorful villagesencircled by mountains, and its …
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Reflection of colorful houses in Greenland
$16,790
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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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A towering iceberg drifts in Disko Bay
$11,150
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Art and Wildlife of the Arctic

Kangerlussuaq to St.John’s - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Explore Iluissat, a UNESCO Site
  • Visit charming Sisimiut
  • Admire Nuuk’s natural beauty
  • Hike Silvia Grinnell Park
Activities: Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Slow down life’s hectic pace on a two-week journey of watery wonderment. Marvel at the magnificent Jakobshavn Icefjord as it glistens beautifully in the virgin waters. Enjoy Zodiac® tours and tundra hikes, bird spotting, and absorbing the fascinating geological formations before feasting …
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Late summer in West Greenland
$9,550
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In the Wake of Viking Longships

Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Explore Prince Christian Sund
  • Walk through Aappilattoq
  • Relax in steaming hot spring waters
  • Enjoy Nanortalik's culture
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Depart Iceland’s coastal capital and set sail on this Greenlandic adventure. Days at sea give plenty of time for identifying seabirds and whale-spotting, while Zodiac cruises allow you to experience the massive glaciers and ice floes first hand. Dramatic rugged landscapes are perfectly …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$8,150
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Expedition Svalbard

Longyearbyen to Tromsø - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Discover NW Spitsbergen NP
  • Circumnavigate the Duck Islands
  • Hike up to the 14th of July Glacier
  • Admire Pasvik Valley’s wildlife
  • Visit beautiful Skarsvag
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Cruise the unspoiled landscapes of the Arctic on this extraordinary voyage. Observe rare seabirds on Zodiac® trips along remote stretches of water and search for polar bears during an ice cruise. The coastal waters provide fantastic opportunities to see walruses, while the terrain provides …
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Arctic puffins
$9,420
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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, Whale Watching, 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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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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Walrus
$15,400
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High Arctic Explorer

Kangerlussuaq to Kangerlussuaq - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Visit the Sisimiut Museum
  • Admire Uummannaq Mountain
  • Hike to Santa's summer residence
  • Discover unique Pond Inlet
  • Explore abandoned settlements
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
The colorful villages of Greenland invite you for a journey of untouched scenery, majestic fjords, and exceptional wildlife. Gaze amazed as rare peregrine falcons hunt for prey while you venture north in search of the elusive polar bear. The waters may be icy but the culture of the local Inuit …
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Colin and Eugene Hiking in Greenland
$15,650
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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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Northern lights - Aurora borealis
$14,120
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Greenland of Great Explorers

15 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit vestiges of the Thule people
  • Discover Skjoldungen Island
  • Admire unique Arctic wildlife
  • Explore Prins Christian Sund
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
From Longyearbyen in Spitsbergen,L’Australheads forJan Mayen Island, located on the threshold of the Arctic and North Atlantic Oceans. This isolated and uninhabited volcanic island was a whale hunting center and is home to large bird colonies. ExploreScoresby Sund,the largest fjord in the …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$15,060
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Discovery of the King of the Arctic

13 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Admire Gnålodde's wildlife
  • Discover the assets of the Arctic
  • Hike through Daghøgda Valley
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the main island of the NorwegianSvalbardarchipelago on this unforgettable adventure aboard L'Austral. Spitsbergen offers magical landscapes, a blend of ancient glaciers, jagged mountains, and spectacular fjords. In summer, the sun shines day and night, showcasing the vastness of the ice …
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Arctic puffins
$10,250
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Svalbard & Iceland Expedition

Tromsø to Reykjavik - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Watch for whales at Bear Island
  • Travel along famous routes
  • Visit the beautiful Hanging Gardens
  • Enjoy a scenic view of Monacobreen
  • Taste delightful local food
Activities: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Who has not dreamed of the land of the midnight sun? Travel to places seen by famous polar explorers such as Andrée, Nordenskjöld, Amundsen, and Nobile for a journey like no other. Search the Spitsbergen pack ice for the elusive polar bear in Zodiacs®, observe huge colonies of …
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Quaint fishing village in Norway
$10,250
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Lands of Fire and Ice

Longyearbyen to Kristiansund - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Explore gorgeous Spitsbergen
  • Cruise past red sandstone mountains
  • Visit the wonderful Geirangerfjord
  • Walk to the Hanging Gardens
  • Hike up to the 14th of July Glacier
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
With thousands of miles of coastline, vast wildernesses, and lush forests, this journey is a joy for all adventurers in search of unforgettable birds and wildlife. So much more than a sum of its parts, a flexible itinerary allows for unprecedented wildlife spotting opportunities in the mythic …
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Kangaamiut
$9,430
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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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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$11,330
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Pristine Spitsbergen

10 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Sail across incredible ice floes
  • Admire 14th July Glacier's beauty
  • Explore via hiking opportunities
  • Observe Arctic wildlife
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Start this fantastic adventure at Tromsø, in Norway, and head north to bring you closer toBear Island, a refuge for many birds, in the western part of the Barents Sea. Then reach the southern tip of Spitsbergen and discoverHornsund, one of the island’s most beautiful fjords, with an …
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The sun sets over polar mountains
$9,420
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The Best of Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • 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, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
L'Austral takes you on a spectacular 8-day route that 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 …
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The amazing Godafoss Waterfall
$6,230
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Icelandic Mosaic

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Champlain
  • Discover enchanting Reykjavik
  • Admire breathtaking fjords
  • See incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Learn more about Iceland
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Onthe edge of the Arctic, between vast glaciers, vertiginous fjords, volcanoes and boiling geysers,Icelandoffers a kaleidoscope of wild and romantic landscapes. Board the ship inReykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city. With its houses with colorful roofs and its lake that is home to …
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