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A beautiful arctic reflection.
$8,995
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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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Icebergs in Greenland
$16,140
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The Northwest Passage

23 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover the Ilulissat ice fjord
  • Visit the village of Kullorsuaq
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Admire the enormous Smoking Hills
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark Le Soleal for a five-star expedition to the Arctic Circle and beyond. Set sail for the Far North to a legendary, highly-coveted maritime route: the Northwest Passage. Once the only possible shipping route between the Atlantic and the Pacific, the area transforms into a majestic white desert …
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Zodiac tour to see glacier and the arctic landscape.
$6,795
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Pathways to Franklin

10 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Cross the Arctic's "super highway"
  • Stop at a Migratory Bird Sanctuary
  • Explore a polar bears' hotspot
  • Visit numerous historic locations
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This outstanding 10-day expedition showcases the breathtaking wilderness of Canada's High Arctic. Wildlife is a major draw card of your adventure, and throughout the voyage you can visit one of the largest migratory bird sanctuaries in Canada and a number of locations where encounters with …
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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 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, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Trekking & Hiking, 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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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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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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A local boy carries the flag of Greenland.
$8,995
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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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Polar bears lounge in the sun
$9,595
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Classic Northwest Passage and Greenland - From Cambridge Bay to Kangerlussuaq

13 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Explore remarkable wildlife sites
  • Look for seals and polar bears
  • Visit an migratory bird sanctuary
  • Approach to Jacobshavn Icefjord
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
During this 13-day expedition observe spectacular glacial landscapes, encounter outstanding Arctic wildlife, tour historic locations, visit remote Inuit communities, and explorecolorful Greenlandic villages.This iconic voyage aboard the Akademik Sergey Vavilov,explores Canada's remote Northwest …
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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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Take a zodiac tour around glaciers.
$9,195
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Classic Northwest Passage

13 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Sight polar bears in Conningham Bay
  • Discover the culture of Pond Inlet
  • Navigate through massive iceburgs
  • Hear stories of Franklin's voyage
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This iconic voyage explores the remote Northwest Passage and stunning fjords of the Baffin Island coastline. Follow in the footsteps of the early Arctic explorers such as Franklin, Amundsen and Larsen, exploring the archipelago of islands and channels that create Canada’s high Arctic region. …
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A musk ox and her calf relax on the arctic plains.
$5,995
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Arctic Safari

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Search for bears, whales & walrus
  • Voyage along Greenland's fjords
  • Cruise seabird colonies by Zodiac
  • Cross the Arctic Circle by sea
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Begin your 12-day Arctic expedition inKangerlussuaq, Greenland where you board the Ocean Endeavour. The great icefjord at Ilulissat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and source of the majority of the icebergs in the North Atlantic, is one of many highlights. The Canadian Arctic experience begins in …
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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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Kayakers come into close contact with icebergs
$9,695
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Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Tour traditional Inuit communities
  • Observe arctic wildlife
  • Explore the Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Enjoy Zodiac and hiking excursions
Activities: Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this new, 17-day voyage aboard the Ocean Adventurer, journey back in time to the height of arctic exploration. As a modern-day adventurer, navigate the same waters and visit the same sites that played an important role in the discovery of the sea route—all from the comfort of your small …
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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
$13,650
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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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