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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$9,295
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Out of the Northwest Passage

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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Traveler photographing the Jokulsarlon Glacier.
$10,270
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Meet Iceland’s people & culture
  • Actively explore Iceland's coasts
  • Experience Iceland’s unique geology
  • Travel with an expert team
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Iceland’s geology in all its manifestations is world-class: glaciers, thundering waterfalls, immense cliffs, geothermal springs, boiling mud pots, and rock and lava-scapes of unearthly beauty. It alone makes a circumnavigation a very compelling idea. But when you add in components like …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$7,895
Save $1500-$2500
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Spitsbergen Photography: In Search of Polar Bears

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
  • Enjoy continuous arctic daylight
  • Zodiac cruise through icy waters
  • Search for polar bears
Activities: Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Travel to the destination of your dreams, the Arctic, and immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the land of the midnight sun. Cruise along the coast, ice edge and inner fiords of Spitsbergen, one of most prolific destinations for viewing arctic wildlife, and be rewarded with the opportunity to …
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Walrus in the Arctic
$7,895
Save $1500-$2500
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Big Island, Big Adventure: Spitsbergen Circumnavigation

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore polar bear feeding areas
  • Discover the tundra & polar desert
  • Spot beluga and walrus populations
  • Kayak through icebergs and glaciers
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 13-day voyage attempt a circumnavigation of Spitsbergen, the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago. Take advantage of the conitinous daylight and observe the extraordinary arctic wildlife, including polar bears, walrus poulations, seabirds, reeinders, and Arctic foxes. Embark the Ocean …
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Observe the picturesque houses of Greenland
$6,995
Save $3000-$4000
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Greenland Explorer: Valleys and Fjords

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Kayak around big icebergs
  • Round Cape Farewell
  • Soak in geothermal waters
  • Explore the Ilulissat Icefjord
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore Greenland, home to the world’s great fjords and some of the most active glaciers outside of Antarctica. Come to where the forces of nature still reign supreme when you join this 15-day expedition; brush up on Viking history and immerse yourself in present day Greenlandic Inuit …
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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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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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$7,490
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Expedition Svalbard

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Endurance
  • Explore eastern Svalbard
  • Search for Arctic wildlife & birds
  • Find 17th-century whaling remnants
  • Cruise spectacular landscapes
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
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 explore the Arctic archipelago, searching for wildlife such as …
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Viking settlement, Anse-aux-Meadows
$3,995
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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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Unbelievable views await your passage
$5,795
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South & West Greenland

Home of the Vikings - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Sail along picturesque fjords
  • Hear presentations by experts
  • Learn about Vikings and Inuit
  • Spot Arctic wildlife
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Find yourself among some of the most magnificent sceneries in the world on this inspiring 12-day cruise through South and West Greenland! While sailing on the m/v Sea Spirit, admire icebergs the size of city blocks and soaring mountains. The juxtaposition of glittering icebergs and verdant …
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Disko Bay
$6,990
Save $500
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Hot Springs and Icebergs: Iceland to West Greenland

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Feel the contrasts of fire and ice
  • Sail among massive icebergs
  • Dine on Viðey Island
  • Meet Greenlanders & their culture
  • Hike, kayak, swim & horseback ride
Activities: Adventure Options, Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Whale Watching
Activity Level: Relaxed
Go by land, sea, and air to discover the thrilling nature of two geologically extraordinary countries! Start by exploring the cuisine and music of metropolitan Reykjavík, soak in Iceland’s thermal baths, and hike to its thunderous waterfalls. Travel to Greenland via charter air, and …
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Late summer in West Greenland
$10,900
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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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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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Ocean Nova
$5,795
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Introduction to Spitsbergen: Polar Bear Safari

9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Atlantic
  • Search for and photograph wildlife
  • Visit polar bear hunting areas
  • Observe walrus haul-outs
  • Kayak along icebergs and glaciers
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience the beauty of the polar landscape and introduce yourself to Spitsbergen, the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago. Taste everything the Arctic has to offer, from polar bears and walrus to spectacular scenery. Experience daily wildlife sightings, cruising in Zodiacs along the …
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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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Kayaking through the icy waters.
$6,695
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West Greenland and Baffin Island Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • See spectacular glacial landscapes
  • Discover Ilulissat icefjord
  • Enjoy the unique Arctic wildlife
  • Visit remote Inuit communities
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This outstanding voyage explores the icy landscapes and colorful fishing villages of western Greenland before crossing the Davis Strait to witness the stunning fjords and soaring peaks of Baffin Island. Throughout your journey be constantly on the lookout for wildlife - including a variety of bird …
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Reindeer feeding in the arctic.
$5,700
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Spitsbergen Odyssey

11 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Sail along Spitsbergen's glaciers
  • Enjoy almost 24h of sunlight
  • Spot Arctic wildlife
  • Visit abandoned whaling stations
  • Photograph Arctic tundra flowers
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Revel in the diversity of Svalbard Island and sail into the kingdom of the polar bear. Explore the coastline, with no open sea crossings, against a backdrop of spectacular glacier-covered peaks. Discover deep fjords in the west; mysterious, fossil-rich desert plains in the east; and best of all, …
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