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Experience the magical land of icy fjords, jagged mountains, and immense glaciers on an Arctic adventure cruise. Icebreakers cut through the dense polar ice to access areas previously visited by only the most daring explorers. Comfortable expedition vessels glide travelers beyond the Arctic Circle through dramatic ice floes to walk in the footsteps of the Vikings or marvel at the breaching of a humpback whale. A trip to the Arctic offers rare wildlife, intense natural beauty and unique cultures that have survived in one of the most extreme environments on Earth. During a cruise of the Arctic enjoy the celebrated landscapes of Greenland, Iceland, Canada, Norway, Finland, Russia, Scottish Isles, as well as a trip to the distant and remote North Pole, Svalbard and Norway's volcanic Jan Mayen island.

Arctic Cruises & Tours

A polar bear and her playful cub.
Land of Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Arctic Svalbard
Go deep into the experience of arctic wildlife in its natural habitat––discovering and observing polar bears, and the other unique creatures of the Arctic ice. And, this itinerary is focused on delivering that experience in exceptional depth aboard this …
  • 10 days
  • $8990 - $17460 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Kayaking, Photography, Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Oslo, Longyearbyen
$500 OFF
Flora of the arctic landscape.
Svalbard Encounter
Begin your exploration of Svalbard in Longyearbyen, capital city of this Norwegian Territory. Following your embarkation of Akademik Sergey Vavilov, your home for the next eight nights, sail out of Isfjorden (Ice Fjord) and begin your exploration up the …
  • 9 days
  • $4195 - $8495 USD
Ship:
Akademik Sergey Vavilov
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Smeerenburg, Fuglesangen, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Raudfjord, …
View of the steaming hot springs in Iceland.
Circumnavigation of Iceland
Join the Island Sky for a 13-day Iceland cruise! This Arctic tour circumnavigates Iceland and takes you to the remote ports of Vigur, Adalvik, Siglufjordur, and more. View whales and birdlife along the cliffs, learn about the unique history and …
  • 13 days
  • $10970 - $17170 USD
Ship:
Island Sky
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Light Hiking
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Reykjavik, Grimsey Island, Akureyri, Heimaey Island, Husavik, Flatey Island, Vigur Island, …
Giant whale jaw in the arctic
Around Spitsbergen
The sailing expeditions in Spitsbergen and Norway will be carried out by the two-mast sailing vessel Noorderlicht. This beautiful vessel will bring you to the remotest places around Spitsbergen & the Lofoten on this 16 day Arctic expedition cruise.
  • 16 days
  • $5950 USD
Ship:
Noorderlicht
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Smeerenburg, Ytre Norskøya Island, Trygghamna, Forlandsundet, Fuglehuken, …
Explore remote shores in your zodiacs
Three Arctic Islands 2014: Iceland, Greenland & Spitsbergen
A polar journey across the Arctic to the land of Vikings, fjords and spectacular landscapes. This award-winning Arctic expedition packs more wildlife and dramatic Arctic coastlines into 14 days than you can imagine. Touring Iceland, Greenland and …
  • 14 days
  • $6995 - $18995 USD
Ship:
Sea Spirit
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Norway, Longyearbyen, Scoresbysund, Reykjavik, Akureyri, Denmark Strait
Purple Saxifrage on a Arctic hillside
  • 8 days
  • $2850 USD
Ship:
Noorderlicht
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Forlandsundet, Blomstrandhalvoya, Engelskbukta, Poolepynten, Isfjord, …
A mother bear and her two cubs
North Spitsbergen Polar Bear Special
Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, this Arctic voyage offers the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic. Sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers and favoured …
  • 8 days
  • $3850 - $7400 USD
Ship:
Ortelius
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Andoya, Phippsoya, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Raudfjord, Prins Karls Forland
Zodiac tour to see an arctic walrus.
Exploration of Svalbard
Visit Svalbard during the second half of the season on this Arctic expedition cruise. The ice is slowly starting to loosen its grip, which offers good opportunities to explore the seldom visited eastern parts. During this expedition we explore the …
  • 11 days
  • $6590 - $11490 USD
Ship:
Ocean Nova (PQ)
Passions:
Whale Watching, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Hornsund, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier)
A humpback whale breaches the polar waters
Whale Safari - Fair Isle - Jan Mayen - Spitsbergen
The Scottish waters offer excellent possibilities to spot Minke Whale, White-beaked Dolphin and Harbour Porpoise. Several other cetaceans, including Orca (Killer Whale), are also native to these waters. Enjoy this polar whale safari from the Scottish …
  • 12 days
  • $2150 - $4100 USD
Ship:
Ortelius
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Jan Mayen, Norway, Scotland, Netherlands, Aberdeen, Longyearbyen, Shetland Islands, Raudfjord, …
Kayaking through the arctic waters.
Spitsbergen Odyssey
The High Arctic summer brings a sense of urgency, and the best way to experience its wonders is on an exciting expedition Arctic cruise. Like the Inuits and Vikings who preceded you, this Arctic trip is an explorations by sea. High above the Arctic …
  • 11 days
  • $6080 - $10500 USD
Ship:
Polar Pioneer
Passions:
Whale Watching, Kayaking, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Hornsund, 14th of July Glacier, Woodfjorden, Bellsund
$480 OFF
Alaska travel and aurora borealis
Disko Bay: Whale Safari & Aurora Borealis
A voyage to the Disko Bay area where you may observe Humpback Whales and Greenland Whales and even the Aurora Borealis. Besides whale and other wildlife spotting, sail among enormous icebergs, and see a bit of history of the Greenland culture.
  • 8 days
  • $2250 - $3250 USD
Ship:
Rembrandt van Rijn
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, Disko Bay, Disko Island, Aasiaat, Jakobshavn Glacier, Disko Fjord, Hunde Ejlands, Qasigissat
Hiking through the arctic tundra.
West Greenland Aurora Celestis
A polar voyage to West Greenland where you will sail to Godthåbsfjord among other landing sites. Along the way on your Arctic exploration see whales, other beautiful flora and fauna, learn from Greenlandic history & culture and admire the many glaciers …
  • 8 days
  • $2250 - $2650 USD
Ship:
Rembrandt van Rijn
Passions:
Whale Watching, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Nuuk, Narsasuaq, Uunartoq, Lichtenfels, Ivittuut, Qoornooq
Fishing village in the arctic
Iceland
The route taken by L’Austral will take you to the fringes of the Arctic Circle, where the first Vikings went ashore in the 9th Century. There are many stories and legends of their passage, describing the country’s wide open spaces, the last frontier of …
  • 8 days
  • $4078 - $12587 USD
Ship:
L'Austral
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Hafnarfjordur, Grimsey Island, Akureyri, Heimaey Island, Grundarfjordur, …
Walrus
Spitsbergen Circumnavigation: Big Island, Big Adventure
This extensive circuit of Spitsbergen is the most in-depth expedition to the Svalbard archipelago, where polar bear sightings are virtually guaranteed! Aboard the expedition vessel the Sea Spirit, explore Spitsbergen and other islands, always on the …
  • 13 days
  • $7295 - $17995 USD
Ship:
Sea Spirit
Passions:
Whale Watching, Light Hiking, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Phippsoya, 14th of July Glacier, Alkefjellet
Arctic village
  • 8 days
  • $5550 - $15250 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Hornsund, Smeerenburg, Prins Karls Forland, Magdalenafjord, Kongfjord
Abandoned boats resting on the shore.
Greenland and Wild Labrador 2014
For some, Southwest Greenland and the wild coast of Labrador are too remote. Consider Kangerlussuaq, the gateway to your Canadian Arctic journey. Located 168 km up a spectacular fjord from the Arctic Ocean, it has drawn adventurers for centuries, but …
  • 14 days
  • $4595 - $12795 USD
Ship:
Sea Adventurer (AC)
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, North America, Canada, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Torngat Mountains National Park, Kangerlussuaq, Kangaamiut, Nuuk, Hebron, Mealy Mountains, …
South Georgia Island, Shackleton walk
  • 13 days
  • $8350 - $22850 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Spa & Relaxing, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Hornsund, Bellsund, Prins Karls Forland, Bergen, Bear Island, Geiranger, …
Hiking the snowy hillsides of Greenland.
Alpine Peaks of West Greenland - Ski and Sail
Embark an extreme polar voyage to the alpine peaks of West Greenland. Explore the West of Greenland on your mountain ski's or snowshoes and spot wildlife aboard sailing vessel "Rembrandt van Rijn" or from the Greenland shores on this exciting Arctic …
  • 8 days
  • $2700 - $3250 USD
Ship:
Rembrandt van Rijn
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching, Light Hiking, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, Evighedsfjorden, Nuuk, Manitsoq, Mt Quingaq, Mt Sadlen, Sondre Isortoq, Hamburgerland, Taaterat
$500 OFF
Zodiac tour to see glacier and the arctic landscape.
Spitsbergen Explorer
Begin your exploration of the Svalbard archipelago in Longyearbyen, capital city of this Norwegian Territory. Following embarkation of the Akademik Sergey Vavilov, your home for the next nine nights, sail out of Isfjorden (Ice Fjord) and begin your polar …
  • 11 days
  • $5295 - $10995 USD
Ship:
Akademik Sergey Vavilov
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Phippsoya, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Smeerenburg, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Krossfjorden, Alkehornet, …
Image of an inuksuk built by the people of the North American arctic.
  • 11 days
  • $3995 - $13395 USD
Ship:
Sea Adventurer (AC)
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, North America, Baffin Island, Canada, Pond Inlet, Resolute Bay, Prince Leopold Island, Somerset Island, Beechey Island, Clyde River, …
A single home in the desolate arctic.
North Spitsbergen
The sailing expeditions in Spitsbergen and Norway will be carried out by the two-mast sailing vessel Noorderlicht. This beautiful vessel will bring you to the remotest places around Spitsbergen & the Lofoten on this Arctic expedition cruise to North …
  • 12 days
  • $4500 USD
Ship:
Noorderlicht
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, 14th of July Glacier, Smeerenburg, Ytre Norskøya Island, Raudfjord, Trygghamna, …
Travelers photographing walrus relaxing on the bank.
Norwegian Fjords & Arctic Svalbard
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 on this arctic expedition cruise …
  • 16 days
  • $13820 - $25230 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Photography, Whale Watching, Light Hiking, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Denmark, Oslo, Longyearbyen, Hornsund, Tromso, Bergen, Lofoten Islands, …
$800 OFF
Colin and Eugene Hiking in Greenland
Svalbard, Iceland & Greenland's East Coast
See the majestic setting that the lordly polar bear freely roams as you explore the Svalbard archipelago on this Arctic expedition cruise, pulling the ship’s bow up to blue-veined glaciers, alighting on islands where caribou drift like smoke across the …
  • 17 days
  • $13820 - $25230 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Whale Watching, Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Photography
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Norway, Oslo, Longyearbyen, Scoresbysund, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Flatey Island, …
Walking through vast arctic landscapes.
South Spitsbergen & Aurora Borealis
The October Spitsbergen voyages, at the onset of winter, are ideal for observing the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). Dont miss this unforgettable Arctic expedition cruise aboard the sailing vessel, the Noorderlicht.
  • 8 days
  • $2200 - $3250 USD
Ship:
Noorderlicht
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Bellsund, Isfjord, Fridtjofbreen Glacier, Barentsburg