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Glacier in Sondre Stromfjord
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Arctic Safari - 2018

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit the uninhibited Devon Island
  • Meet Baffin Island´s wildlife
  • Explore Sondre Stromfjord
  • Wander through colorful Illulissat
Activities: Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join the crew of the Ocean Endeavour on this 12-day classic expedition to explore the Arctic’s dramatic fjords and dynamic maritime communities. Watch for polar bears and whales in Lancaster Sound, pay your respects at the graves of Sir John Franklin´s men at Beechey Island, sail across …
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Beautiful artic mountains at sunset.
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Greenland & Wild Labrador

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Cross the Arctic Circle by sea
  • Visit the capital Nuuk
  • Hike Torngat Mtns National Park
  • Explore Torngâsok Cultural Centre
  • Search for polar bears & eagles
  • Set foot on the Wonderstrands
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This extraordinary 15-day sailing showcases staggering geographic diversity. Set out along the western coast of Greenland, calling at Nuuk, one of the world’s northernmost capital cities, and exploring the many fjords for which the area is famed. Across the Davis Strait in Canada, visit the …
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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
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Iceland Circumnavigation

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Experience Reykjavík's culture
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Search for whales and dolphins
  • Visit traditional fishing villages
Activities: Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join this 11-day adventure cruise to the ancient Viking stronghold of Iceland, a mystical land shaped by fire and ice.Voyaging aboard the Ocean Endeavour, experience Iceland at its best and most diverse. Marvel at the geological wonders of this island at the edge of the Arctic Circle, exploring its …
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A beautiful arctic reflection.
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Into the Northwest Passage

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Photograph birds and wildlife
  • Marvel at Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Travel to 3 northern regions
  • Learn about Inuit communities
  • See haunting explorer artifacts
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
The Northwest Passage is the Pinnacle of Arctic exploration. Join this 17-day cruise to venture where the ice allows. Explore the quaint villages, dramatic fjords, and calving glaciers of Greenland. Work your way north before crossing Smith Sound to visit Aujuittuq (Grise Fjord), Canada's …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
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Into the Northwest Passage - 2018

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit ancient sites and villages
  • Meet the stunning Arctic wildlife
  • Experience Inuit culture first hand
  • Explore the Ilulissat Icefjord
Activities: Hiking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail the heart of the Northwest Passage in comfort aboard the ice-strengthened Ocean Endeavour. On this 17-day journey, experience quaint villages, dramatic fjords, and calving glaciers of Greenland. Then, cross Davis Strait, and pay respects at the Franklin Expedition graves at Beechey Island. …
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Viking settlement, Anse-aux-Meadows
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Newfoundland Circumnavigation

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit Newfoundland´s remote reaches
  • Hike phenomenal landscapes
  • Travel with naturalists & musicians
  • Visit an antique Viking settelement
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience the lively culture and dramatic scenery of Newfoundland on this 11-day cruise starting and ending in historic St. John´s. Enjoy daily expedition stops and community visits, stop at Red Bay's Basque Whaling Station, learn about the Viking history, and enjoy a taste of the …
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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
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North Atlantic Saga: Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Stand among Neolithic stones
  • Shop for exquisite handicrafts
  • See the volcanic Surtsey island
  • Follow the routes of the Vikings
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 11-day expedition cruise charts a course unlike any other on Earth, from the costaline of Scotland, through the cliffs of the Faroe Islands, to the volcanic plains of Iceland. Explore ancient Neolithic ruins on rugged Celtic islands, and sail into the sagas of Norse explorers bound for …
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A local boy carries the flag of Greenland.
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Out of the Northwest Passage

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Observe the northern lights
  • Snorkel the HMS Erebus wreck site
  • Explore the beauty of Qausuittuq
  • Enjoy visits to Inuit communities
  • Visit historic graves
  • Cruise the Ilulissat Icefjord
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This expedition takes you to the heart of the Northwest Passage. Presented in proud partnership with Parks Canada, this remarkable voyage features visits to some of Canada’s most spectacular and remote wilderness areas. Explore Qausuittuq, Simirlik and Auyuittuq national parks, and gain a new …
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
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Out of the Northwest Passage - 2018

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Travel the NW Passage Route
  • Enjoy Inuit hospitality
  • Visit Franklin Expedition graves
  • View Arctic wildlife
Activities: Hiking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
An iconic journey, the Northwest Passage remains an adventure today. Join the Ocean Endeavour on this 17-day journey as it sets sail eastward from Kugluktuk toward Gjoa Haven, where Amundsen honed his polar skills. Sail the Queen Maud Gulf, stopping for daily hikes and Zodiac cruises. Continue on …
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Discover the restored Iona Abbey, Scotland
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Scotland Slowly

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Observe prehistoric structures
  • Appreciate Scotland's shorelines
  • Climb an Iron Age fortification
  • View a large sea bird colony
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
June is an ideal month to visit Scotland, with birds breeding well underway, there are plenty of opportunities for avian enthusiasts. Photographers are in their glory amid the gorgeous scenery and small-group tutorials can help shutterbugs capture the experience at its finest. Board the Ocean …
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The elusive narwhal in the Arctic
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University of Montana Alumni Arctic 2018

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit the uninhibited Devon Island
  • Meet Baffin Island´s wildlife
  • Explore Sondre Stromfjord
  • Wander through colorful Illulissat
Activities: Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join the crew of the Ocean Endeavour and fellow University of Montana alumni on this 12-day classic expedition to explore the Arctic’s dramatic fjords and dynamic maritime communities. Seek polar bears and whales in Lancaster Sound, pay your respects at the graves of Sir John Franklin´s …
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2017
EmbarksDays 
Sep 0717Out of the Northwest Passage
Sep 2315Greenland & Wild Labrador
2018
EmbarksDays 
Jun 1111Scotland Slowly
Jun 2111North Atlantic Saga: Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland
Jun 3011Iceland Circumnavigation
Jul 0911Iceland Circumnavigation
Aug 0612Arctic Safari - 2018
Aug 0612University of Montana Alumni Arctic 2018
Aug 1717Into the Northwest Passage - 2018
Sep 0217Out of the Northwest Passage - 2018
Sep 1815Greenland & Wild Labrador
Oct 0211Newfoundland Circumnavigation
Passengers: 198
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

Sailing with a maximum of 198-passengers, Ocean Endeavour is the perfect vessel for expedition cruising. Outfitted with twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, multiple lounges and a top deck observation room, she is purpose-built for passenger experiences in remote environments. The Ocean Endeavour boasts a 1B ice class, enabling her to freely explore throughout the Arctic summer.

Launched in 1982, she has had numerous upgrades, most recently in 2010 and 2014. At 137 meters (450ft) in length, Ocean Endeavour has plenty of interior and exterior space. Enjoy multiple decks offering comfortable lounge chairs, outdoor dining, a swimming pool, sauna and even a hot tub! The spacious interiors allow for multiple workshops and presentations to occur simultaneously. Community is at the heart of Adventure Canada’s expedition experience. We gather together to learn, enjoy a drink, sing a song or share a yarn – connecting with one and other. The three lounges aboard Ocean Endeavour are fantastic public spaces for seminars, events and dialogue.

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning. There are a variety of cabin categories available, ranging from 9-30 m2 (100-310 sq ft).

Ocean Endeavour’s crew is experienced, and friendly. Her shallow draft and maneuverability allow her to access isolated fiords, bays and secluded communities. The stylish vessel is at home among the glorious settings we seek. Enjoy the class and comfort of a boutique hotel, while venturing to some of the world’s last great frontiers aboard the Ocean Endeavour!

Ship Amenities Include
*Expertise of expedition staff
*Onboard educational presentations
*Interactive workshops
*Evening entertainment
*All shipboard meals, including on-deck barbeque and afternoon tea
*24-hour coffee, tea, and snacks
*Hors d'ouevres and snacks during evening recaps
*24-hour documentary and film programming
*Fully stocked library
Ocean Endeavour - Cat 1 Quad
Quadruple - Category 1
Deck four. Interior cabin, four lower berths, private bath (separate shower room and powder room) - approx. 240 sq. ft.
Ocean Endeavour - Cat 2 Triple
Triple - Category 2
Deck four. Interior cabin, 3 lower berths, two private baths - approx. 200 sq. ft.
Interior Twin cabin on the Ocean Endeavour
Interior Twin - Category 3
Deck five. Interior cabin, 2 lower berths, private bath - approx. 125 sq. ft. (twin)/110 sq. ft. (single)
Exterior Twin Cabin on the Ocean Endeavour
Exterior Twin - Category 4
Deck four. Porthole window, unobstructed view, two lower berths, private bath - approx. 100 sq. ft. (twin)/90 sq. ft. (single)
Exterior Twin Cabin on the Ocean Endeavour
Main Twin - Category 5
Deck five. Picture window, unobstructed view, 2 lower berths, private bath - approx. 115 sq. ft.
Comfort Twin cabin on board Ocean Endeavour
Comfort Twin - Category 6
Deck four. Two portholes, views, two lower berths OR matrimonial bed- 175 sq.ft. Deck seven: picture window, partial view, two lower berths- 135 sq.ft. Deck eight: Picture windows, obstructed view, matrimonial bed, pvt. bath, fridge - 160 sq.ft.
Top Deck Twin on the Ocean Endeavour
Select Twin - Category 7
Deck five. Picture windows, unobstructed view, two lower berths OR matrimonial bed, approx. 190 sq. ft. and deck eight: oversize windows, partial obstruction, private bath, refrigerator - approx. 145 sq. ft.
Superior Twin on the Ocean Endeavour
Superior Twin - Category 8
Deck five. Two picture windows, view, two lower berths, sitting area- 210 sq.ft. Deck seven: forward-facing windows,view, matrimonial, private bath w/full tub- 180 sq.ft. Deck seven: picture windows, partial view, matrimonial, pvt bath, fridge - 160 sq.ft
Junion Suite on board the Ocean Endeavour
Junior Suite - Category 9
Deck five: picture windows, views, matrimonial bed, sitting area- approx. 270 sq. ft. Deck seven: forward-facing picture windows, views, matrimonial bed, private bath w/full tub, sitting area, private bath, refrigerator - approx. 290 sq. ft.
Suite on the Ocean Endeavour
Suite - Category 10
Deck seven. Forward-facing picture windows, unobstructed view, matrimonial bed, private bath with full tub, refrigerator - approx. 310 sq. ft.
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Everything was amazing! The planning with Adventure Life went smoothly. The actual trip was fantastic! One of the best trips I have experienced. The cruise staff members were knowledgeable and attentive. I will be writing more about this on the blog!
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