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First views of Baffin Island
$7,595
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High Arctic Explorer

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit Beechey Island
  • Hike on Devon Island
  • Enjoy a cultural welcome at Pond
  • Watch Greenland’s glaciers
  • Marvel at the tundra
Starts/ Ends in:
Resolute Bay / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Tallurutiup Imanga, a newly designated marine protected area. Visit the graves of Franklin’s men on Beechey Island. Enjoy an Inuit welcome in Mittimatalik; try your hand at Arctic games. Across Baffin Bay lies the sublime Greenland coast. Illulissat offers cafes, hiking, and …
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Musk Ox roaming the Northwest Passage
$10,495
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Canada’s Remote Arctic: Northwest Passage to Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg Islands

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Experience the Canadian Arctic
  • Search for iconic Arctic wildlife
  • Enjoy flightseeing and heli landing
Starts/ Ends in:
Toronto / Toronto
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
On this exciting itinerary, follow the natural guides of sea and ice to showcase the region’s cultural, historic and geographic treasures, aiming to approach the farthest stretches of this rugged, rarely visited landscape.Ultramarine’sunprecedented range of adventure options, including …
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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$8,495
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Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Cruise in Zodiac to explore Arctic
  • Hike the tundra and polar desert
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Connect with the unique Arctic wildlife as you travel to Spitsbergen for 12 days aboard Ocean Adventurer. The archipelago is home to the iconic polar bear, as well as whales, walrus, Svalbard reindeer and tens of thousands of seabirds. Exploring the tundra is a breathtaking experience—the …
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Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
$13,350
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Iceland's Wild West Coast to East Greenland

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore Northeast Greenland N. Park
  • Look out for unique widllife
  • Visit Scoresbysund
  • Observe Northern Lights displays
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the route of early Viking explorers and discover a region of epic ice home to the Arctic’s iconic creatures: polar bears, whales, and vast seabird colonies. We will also be on the lookout for the Northern Lights along Greenland and Iceland at this time of year. Actively explore …
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Discover ancient cultures of the Orkney islands
$11,890
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Legendary Northern Isles: Scotland, Faroes, & Iceland

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Go back in time at Skara Brae
  • See the mysterious Ring of Brofgar
  • Walk through Jarlshof
  • Observe incredible birdlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Bergen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail beneath the midnight sun, overseas steeped in Norse mythology, and along the route of the boldest Vikings who ventured west. Meet the welcoming islanders who call the scenic Faroes home—Danes by nationality and Viking by blood. See the graves of their Viking ancestors and explore their …
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Exploring Greenland
$4,590
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In the Wake of Eric the Red

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Atlantic
  • Sail through Prince Christian Sound
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Wander the streets of Nuuk
  • Explore Qeqertarsuaq
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an expedition cruise from Kangerlussuaq to Reykjavík, which follows the same maritime course set by Norse settlers over a thousand years ago. Board the Ocean Atlantic and Cross theDanmark Strait between Iceland and Greenland, visiting the Inuit settlements of Tasiilaq and Kulusuk. …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$13,950
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Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq

12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • See the Sisimiut Museum
  • Tour the capital of Greenland, Nuuk
  • Explore the Evigheds Glacier
  • Cruise along Prince Christian Sound
  • Discover Reykjavik
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your ultimate Arctic experience begins here. Join the Silver Wind and sail through the stark beauty of Svalbard during this 12-day voyage. This intimate exploration offers unprecedented access to a very remote region. Gaze amazed as the sun never sets on the abundance of wildlife that thrives here …
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Quaint fishing village in Norway
$15,495
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Cruising Iceland, the Faroe Islands, and Norwegian Fjords

12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (AK)
  • Explore Hofn's lava beaches
  • Meet isolated locals
  • Enjoy thrilling active adventures
  • Take in the beauty of Trondheim
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Oslo
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a thrilling expedition to breathtaking southeastern Iceland, the isolated and unique Faroe Islands and off-the-beaten-path Norwegian fjords. Soak up the lava-crafted, windswept wilds of Hofn, Iceland; visit the brightly colored façades of the Torshavn harbor; and discover the myth …
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The capital city of Reykjavik, Iceland
$9,700
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Icelandic nature and traditions

Reykjavík - Reykjavík - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Discover enchanting Reykjavik
  • Explore breathtaking fjords
  • See incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Learn more about Iceland
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On the edge of the Arctic, between vast glaciers, vertiginous fjords, volcanoes, and boiling geysers, Iceland offers a kaleidoscope of wild and romantic landscapes. Board the ship inReykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city. With its houses with colorful roofs and its lake that is home …
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Exploring Greenland
$6,950
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Natural Wonders of Greenland and Iceland 2022

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure (IPC)
  • Discover the splendid Sisimiut
  • Visit the beautiful Uummannaq
  • Experience the Ilulissat Ice Fjord
  • Discover charming Reykjavik
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ocean Diamond Kangerlussuaq to Iceland, from majestic glaciers and icebergs floating in deep-blue water to the island’s unique indigenous wildlife, the natural wonders of Greenland are the stars of this soft adventure voyage. Whales and seals often accompany the ship, while musk ox …
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Incredible ice in Svalbard
$6,700
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Russian Arctic, Spitsbergen - Franz Josef Land

Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Explore Spitsbergen
  • Discover haul-out site for walruses
  • Visit Cape Trieste
  • Visit historical sites
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This ambitious 12-day expedition into the 192-island archipelago of Franz Josef Land gives you the opportunity to spot such exotic Arctic wildlife as polar bears, Greenland whales, and an assortment of seal and seabird species, while also visiting the remains of historic 19th-century expeditions …
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Enjoy northern lights on an Arctic cruise
$4,415
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Magic of the Arctic Winter

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Trollfjord
  • See the northern lights
  • Discover Lofoten
  • Experience the Norwegian coast
  • Discover fascinating Tromsø
Starts/ Ends in:
Bergen / Bergen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
The spectacular northern lights are the most famous reason to explore Norway in the winter, but the coast has so much more to offer. Sail with us to discover an Arctic landscape filled with impressive mountains, deep fjords, and charming coastal towns. Discover Norway’s hidden pearls, and …
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A sow and her cubs
$8,395
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Best of Svalbard

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Observe majestic polar bears
  • Walk in the footsteps of explorers
  • Explore spectacular Svalbard
  • Discover the North Pole
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the many waterways and islands of this unique Arctic landscape. The long days of summer sunlight illuminate the surroundings as you slip your moorings and sail into a true wilderness where wildlife abounds. The scenery as you sail through Isfjorden on the first evening is spectacular and …
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Viking settlement, Anse-aux-Meadows
$4,995
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Newfoundland Circumnavigation

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour (AC)
  • 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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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$4,990
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From Svalbard to Iceland - Three Arctic Islands

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Atlantic
  • Learn about Longyearbyen's history
  • Admire Bellsund uniqueness
  • Discover Hornsund
  • Scout after incredible wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the immense beauty of the Arctic on this adventure cruise among whales, walruses, polar bears and millions of sea birds. Experience high summer in the Arctic with Ocean Atlantic - one of the few ice-class expedition ships built to withstand the North Pole’s pack ice. The goal of this …
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A polar bear climbs glacial ice in the Arctic
$13,572
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Arctic in Depth

Oslo Roundtrip - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • View Arctic wildlife
  • Visit rugged glaciers
  • Discover northernmost areas
Starts/ Ends in:
Oslo / Oslo
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy 12 days exploring the final frontier from the comfort of the luxurious Scenic Eclipse. This flexible voyage allows nature to be your perfect guide for navigating a true Arctic wilderness. Let the creatures of the north introduce themselves as you head deep into the north to cruise the …
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A stone house off the coast of Canada
$3,995
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Atlantic Canada Explorer

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit the Fortress of Louisbourg
  • Cruise the coast of Newfoundland
  • Discover charming Sable Island
  • Hike across Cape Breton
Starts/ Ends in:
St. John's / St. John's
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Warmed by the waters of the Gulf Stream, Canada’s east coast comes alive in springtime. Trees and flowers burst into bloom, marine mammals are on the move, and seabirds flock in the thousands. Centuries of overlapping culture—Mi’kmaq, Acadian, English, Scottish, Irish, and …
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A humpback whale breaches the polar waters
$2,800
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Whale Safari: Fair Isle - Jan Mayen - Spitsbergen

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Cruise along the edge of sea-ice
  • Visit the volcanic Jan Mayen island
  • Observe orca and minke whales
  • Tour ancient circular stone towers
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience all the Arctic has to offer on this one-in-a-lifetime expedition cruise. Board the Ortelius for a 12-day whale safari from Vlissingen to Longyearbyen. This Arctic expedition cruise offers countless possibilities to spot whales including minke, blue, fin, and orca. Harbour porpoise and …
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