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Across the vast expanses of Canada, there is great adventure to be had. Whale watching, trekking across fields of snow and ice, and kayaking among icebergs and narwhals are just a few of the exhilarating activities that these action-packed itineraries feature. Our adventure experts have put together a list of the best tours and cruises that explore Canada's Arctic, including expeditions aboard research vessels like the Akademic Sergey Vavilov and stays in safari lodges like the Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge or the Premium Safari Camp, which adapt African-style safari camps to the Arctic tundra. Whether by land or sea, you will have unique opportunities that can only be experienced here, like watching polar bears or snorkeling among the fascinating marine life that inhabit the Baffin Sea.
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An Arctic fox gazes across the lanscape
$7,295
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Baffin Island - Jewel of the High Arctic

12 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Zodiac cruise looking for walrus
  • Visit the Pangniqtuuq village
  • Cruise across the Arctic Circle
  • Interact with Inuit families
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Akademik Ioffe for a 12-day exploration of Baffin Island, one of Canada's jewels, a land of deep fjords, soaring mountains and immense glacial systems.As you cruise among the fjords and glaciers watch for bird and marine wildlife, visit Inuit villages, and glimpse the culture and …
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Polar bear
$6,995
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Baffin Island - Jewel of the High Arctic

12 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Visit remote Inuit villages
  • Cross the Arctic Cricle
  • Visit Auyuittuq National Park
  • Watch for walrus, whales and bears
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Journey up the wild east coast of Baffin Island, discovering deep fjords, soaring mountains and immense glacial systems. A variety of birdlife and marine wildlife – including sometimes even polar bears – are daily companions to your voyage. Visits to remote Inuit provide a fascinating …
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A seal pup waves to the camera
$12,995
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Great Migrations of the Northwest Passage

9 Day Itinerary
  • View beluga, bowhead & narwhals
  • Hike the Arctic landscape
  • Watch polar bears hunt
  • Kayak and snorkel
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Journey on an ultimate scenic and wildlife safari to witness the migratory patterns of some of the most exceptional animals the Arctic has to offer, including the mystical narwhal and beluga.Join this small group adventure of up to 14 persons consisting of high end safari-style ice camping deep in …
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A polar bear sniffs the Arctic air
$6,495
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High Arctic Explorer

10 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Learn about Franklin's voyage
  • Discover towering bird cliffs
  • Learn the history of Grise Fiord
  • Watch wildlife in Lancaster Sound
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
The first vessel to circumnavigate North America was the Royal Canadian Mounted Police patrol vessel, the St. Roch. Trace parts of her sovereignty patrols through the High Arctic while taking in some of the wildlife super-spots of the High Arctic. A visit to one of the largest migratory bird …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$9,995
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Narwhal & Polar Bear Safari

8 Day Itinerary
  • Travel by traditional qamutik
  • Camp close to the ice floe edge
  • Look for icebergs and drifting ice
  • Observe narwhals and polar bears
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Begin your 8-day Arctic adventure in Pond Inlet and travel to southeast Bylot Island where your Arctic Safari Camp is set up a few kilometers back from the ice edge. Spend your days observing a wide variety of Arctic wildlife in their natural habitat including narwhals, polar bears, seals, and a …
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Take a zodiac tour to see polar bears.
$3,695
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Labrador and Torngat Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Discover the Arherton Tablelands
  • See reconstructed Norse ruins
  • Explore the remote Battle Harbor
  • Admire the walls of Nachvak Fjord
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 11-day expedition navigate northwards from the temperate climates of Louisbourg into the higher Arctic latitudes of Iqaluit, Nunavut.This voyage links several fascinating historic locations on Canada’s east coast, including a Viking settlement, a French-built fortress, and isolated …
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
The coast of Labrador and Torngat Mountains amaze with their wild mountain ranges, rich history of more than three different cultures, and breathtaking wildlife viewings.Numerous wildlife species are found along this coastline, including bears, seals, whales, and migratory and resident birds. A …
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Sea kayak with beluga whales during your stay at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge
$9,495
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Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

10 Day Itinerary
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
  • Visit the Cunningham River estuary
  • Enjoy multiple adventure activities
  • Visit Cape Anne Thule sites
  • Take unique photographs
Activities: Adventure Options, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Land, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Spend a week exploring the Canadian Arctic at this unique wilderness lodge and world-class beluga whale observation site on Somerset Island in Nunavut, Canada. Situated 500 miles (805 km) north of the Arctic Circle, the lodge offers guests fully guided opportunities for diverse adventure …
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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 Ioffe
  • Visit the ponies on Sable Island
  • Celebrate Canada's 150 anniversary
  • Watch for a variety of wildlife
  • Kayak, hike, paddle board and cycle
Activities: Adventure Options, Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the islands of Canada's Atlantic Maritime Provinces, starting and ending in the historical town of Louisburg, on Cape Breton Island. A rich and diverse culture is found in the small fishing communities and remote out ports, in an area well-known for its Celtic traditions, music, and …
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the islands of Canada's Atlantic Maritime Provinces, starting and ending in the historical town of Louisburg, on Cape Breton Island. A rich and diverse culture is found in the small fishing communities and remote out ports, in an area well-known for its Celtic traditions, music, and …
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On the ice floe
$7,595
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Polar Bears & Glaciers of Baffin Island

7 Day Itinerary
  • Search for bowhead whales
  • Admire all-night Arctic sunsets
  • Visit Auyuittuq National Park
  • Explore ancient Thule sites
Activities: Adventure Options, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Land, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Journey to just outside of one of Canada’s most stunning national parks, Auyuittuq National Park, located along the rugged and awe-inspiring glacier-capped and iceberg-studded coastline of southeastern Baffin Island. Enjoy the long days of the Arctic summer and seemingly ‘all …
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Polar bear and Arctic fox
$7,495
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Kings of the Arctic: Polar Bears, Whales and Walrus Safari

7 Day Itinerary
  • Encounter Foxe Basin's wildlife
  • Look for hunting polar bears
  • Experience the Arctic spring
  • Listen to the whales' songs
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover the majesty of rare Arctic animals and the beauty of polar landscapes while boating through Foxe Basin around the island of Igloolik on this 7-day journey. Foxe Basin makes for a perfect home for huge pods of walrus, endangered bowhead whales, and polar bears.When not in boats observing …
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Fishing, Kayaking, Land, Whale Watching, Whitewater Rafting, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Spend a week at this uniqueCanadian Arctic Wilderness Lodgeand world-class beluga whale observation site. Situated 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle, the lodge offers fully-guided opportunities for hiking, kayaking, and exploring the Arctic tundra in all-terrain vehicles.Observe muskox, polar …
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A group of walrus rest on the sand.
$9,595
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Classic Northwest Passage and Baffin Island 2018

13 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Visit a polar bears' hot spot
  • Cruise through a wildlife \"highway
  • Observe a display of Inuit crafts
  • Enter the stunning Gibbs Fjord
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the ice-ratedAkademik Ioffe in Cambridge Bay,a remote outpost above the Arctic Circle, and begin a 13-day expedition through the remarkable Northwest Passage and stunning fjords of the Baffin Island coastline. Explore thearchipelago of islands and channels that create Canada’s high …
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A Chukchi child holds a pup
$6,795
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High Arctic Explorer

10 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Venture as high as Ellsemere Island
  • Look for polar bears and harp seals
  • Zodiac cruise along bird cliffs
  • Visit isolated Inuit communities
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join a 10-day journey into the remote heart of the Canadian Arctic and immerse into the wilderness of this stunning region from the comfort of your spacious expedition vessel, theAkademik Ioffe. During this voyage visitnumerous Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) outposts such as Grise Fjord, …
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Zodiacs give a new perspective on this rugged terrain and bring you closer to the wildlife
$9,695
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Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Hike the arctic tundra
  • Tour colorful Greenlandic villages
  • Meet iconic arctic wildlife
  • Join Zodiac and kayak excursions
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Immerse yourself in the history of the High Arctic on this 17-day voyage cruisingthrough the maze-like, icy channels of the legendary Northwest Passage on the small ship Ocean Adventurer. Sail through the fabled sea route and explore the waters that have enchanted adventurers for hundreds of years, …
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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
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This voyage appeals to both lovers of wildlife and the dramatic history of early polar exploration. Trace the routes of the early explorers who sailed – and perished – in these waters as they sought a way through the fabled Northwest Passage. Your itinerary includes a visit to one of …
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A polar bear jumps into the arctic water.
$9,595
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Classic Northwest Passage and Greenland

13 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Explore the colorful Sisimuit
  • Discover Jacobshavn Icefjord
  • Visit a remote Inuit community
  • Cross through a wildlife "highway"
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This iconic 13-day voyage explores the remote Northwest Passage and stunning fjords of the Baffin Island coastline. Follow in the footsteps of early Arctic explorers such as Franklin, Amundsen and Larsen, discovering the archipelago of islands and channels that create Canada’s high Arctic …
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