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Walruses coming ashore in the arctic
$12,100
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Franz Josef Land Explorer

2021 - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit Franz Josef Land
  • Cruise beneath towering bird cliffs
  • Attempt landings at Novaya Zemlya
  • Watch for polar bears
Starts/ Ends in:
Kirkenes / Murmansk
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience a rare chance to discover the wondrous islands of Franz Josef Land and visit the Novaya Zemlya archipelago.From Murmansk, cross the Barents Sea to a world few have seen, 900 kilometers (560 miles) from the North Pole. Enter the Russian Arctic National Park and watch for polar bears, …
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A polar landscape
$4,100
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East Greenland - Scoresby Sund, Aurora Borealis

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • View colossal icebergs
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Watch for Arctic seabirds
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Akureyri
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this voyage to East Greenland – Scoresby Sund while cruising across the Arctic Circle you will be in the home waters of multiple species of whale. During the 8-day expedition aboard the Ortelius, spot huge icebergs as you journey into the largest and deepest fjord system in the world. …
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Arctic Northern Lights
$3,100
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Isfjorden Adventure, Late Arctic Autumn

8 Day Itinerary aboard Noorderlicht
  • Stroll around Longyearbyen
  • Visit the town of Trygghamna
  • Sail to Isfjord and explore
  • Visit the glacier of Nordenskiöl
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Svalbard on an 8-day sailing voyage aboardNoorderlicht starting from the former mining town of Longyearbyen.Visit the former whaling station and the remains of a Pomor house and the base of Alkhornet Mountain in Trygghamna. You can also enjoy the beautiful glaciers and spectacular wildlife …
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Colorful homes in Greenland
$8,495
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Essential Greenland: Southern Coasts and Disko Bay

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Meet and learn about Inuit culture
  • Visit Norse historical sites
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy an in-depth exploration of some of Greenland’s most remote regions on this 15-day cruise aboard Ocean Adventurer. As you cruise around this enchanting island, sailing from the icy waters of the little-visited east coast, down to the lush southern tip and up to the charming communities …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$14,570
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Baffin Bay Secrets 2021

14 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit traditional villages
  • Enjoy spectacular Karrat Fjord
  • Explore Disko Bay
  • Discover Sisimiut's wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a unique cruise experience on this 14-day Baffin Bay & Greenland journey aboard luxurious L'Austral. In the remote northern reaches of the planet, you'll see a land abundant with hardy fauna like seals, whales, polar bears, musk oxen, walruses, and sea birds. Zodiacs allow you to …
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$4,495
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Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

7 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Cruise in Zodiac to explore Arctic
  • Enjoy all the adventures
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this brief 7-day itinerary as you cruise through the pack ice up to 80°N along the west coast of Spitsbergen like an explorer of long ago, on a constant search for wildlife. Though this rocky island is covered in mountains and glaciers, the towering cliffs and fjords play host to a …
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Whale sighting in Polar waters!
$2,460
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Northern Lights and Whales: Land & Sea

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Visit Thingvellir National Park
  • Admire the Hraunfossar waterfalls
  • Whale watch in Húsavík
  • Explore Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Get to know the island of “fire and ice” in autumn on this special journey that provides the opportunity to witness northern lights and different species of whales. Look forward to anexciting bus tour along the northwest coast before a 3-day-cruise with shore excursions and interesting …
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An arctic fox looks across the tundra.
$4,995
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Heart of the Arctic

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour (AC)
  • Cross the Arctic Circle by sea
  • Spot polar bears, walrus, and more
  • Mingle with Kinngait Inuit carvers
  • Learn about Inuit history & culture
  • Enjoy sounds of talented throat-sin
  • Visit a colorful Greenlandic settle
Starts/ Ends in:
Iqaluit / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit three distinct Arctic regions on this voyage aboard the Ocean Endeavour. Explore the deep fjords and vibrant communities of Greenland, including the world’s smallest capital, Nuuk. Cross the Davis Strait in the wake of the explorers, searching for marine life and seabirds. South Baffin …
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Exploring Greenland
$8,400
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East Greenland Explorer

13 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Cruise to the world’s largest fjord
  • Meet Inuit locals
  • Kayak in waters
  • Encounter wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
East Greenland is one of the most isolated habitations in the world. Along the more than 20,000 kilometers/12,427 miles of coastline, you’ll only encounter two towns and five small settlements, inhabited by no more than 3,500 people. An awesome wilderness of more than 1,457,000 km² …
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Exploring Greenland
$10,440
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Arctic Expedition: Reykjavik to Longyearbyen

12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Sail to Europe's largest bird cliff
  • See the famous Dynjandi Waterfalls
  • Explore Vigur Island
  • Board the kayak for exploration
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud for a 12-day journey from Iceland to Svalbard, Norway, visiting isolated islands and remote regions. Aboard theSilver Cloudgo past spectacular bird cliffs in Iceland, marveling at the multitude of puffins, guillemots and gulls that congregate to nest. While in Iceland, explore the …
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Exploring Greenland
$10,995
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Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland

18 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the four Arctic Islands
  • Immerse in icy realm of the Arctic
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Visit a remote Inuit community
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 18-day itinerary gives a generous sampling of the four unique Arctic regions. This voyage is ideal for first-time visitors who want a taste of everything the Arctic has to offer. Beginning in Norway, your adventure takes you to Spitsbergen, renowned for its stunning scenery and abundant, …
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Reflection of colorful houses in Greenland
$14,940
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Churchill to Kangerlussuaq Expedition

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • See the beluga whales in Churchill
  • Appreciate the artworks from locals
  • Get to see the Arctic's wildlife
  • Visit towns in Greenland
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud for a journey that heads up to the northern part of Baffin Island, the entrance to the Northwest Passage. There you will experience the beauty of fjords and crystal clear glaciers. Visit small towns and villages to encounter a fascinating mix of local and Danish culture in …
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Iceberg near floe edge
$17,150
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Expedition to the Thule Region

17 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Sail between the ice floes
  • Discover traditional villages
  • Explore the wildlife of Arctic
  • See the largest icebergs
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
FromKangerlussuaq, set off aboardL’Australon a17-day expedition cruiseto the far reaches of the planet.North of the Baffin Sea, in theregion of Thule, experience a tricky but spectacular sail between driftingicebergsandsheets of ice floe. From Greenland's west coast with its mountains …
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Zodiac cruising in Spitsbergen
$7,495
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Introduction to Spitsbergen: Fjords, Glaciers, and Wildlife of Svalbard

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Cruise in a Zodiac
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
  • Immerse in the Arctic realm
  • Hike the polar desert
Starts/ Ends in:
Oslo / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This fascinating expedition provides a taste of everything Spitsbergen has to offer, starting with its largest settlement, Longyearbyen. The largest island of the Svalbard archipelago is known as the “wildlife capital of the Arctic,” and on this stirring voyage. Geared toward optimum …
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Wild Icelandic Horse grazing
$2,855
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Iceland Circumnavigation

2020 - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Explore Breidafjördur Bay
  • See Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
  • Reach Vatnajökull Glacier
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an unforgettable 10-day journey around Iceland aboard the Ocean Diamond. Discover this mystical land steeped in Viking traditions and volcanic landscapes not seen anywhere else on earth. This cruise reveals a diverse array of natural wonders and the Icelandic way of life. A range of …
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A walrus relaxes on the snow.
$5,150
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Around Spitsbergen with Kvitøya

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Visit Ny-Alesund
  • See reindeer, walrus, and whales
  • Climb Soraberget to view the icecap
  • Explore rarely-visited Kvitøya
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join a 10-day arctic cruise to Spitsbergen including Kvitøya, an island dominated by an icecap, which leaves a small area bare of ice and snow.Have the chance to see the King of the Arctic, walrus, reindeer, various bird species, and surprisingly beautiful flora. Aboard the expedition …
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Enjoy northern lights on an Arctic cruise
$7,495
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Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland

14 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Wonder at the mountains and cliffs
  • View the amazing Aurora Borealis
  • Zodiac cruise to explore landscapes
  • Optional kayaking adventure
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience two of the last unspoiled wilderness areas on the planet with the 14-day Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland itinerary. Cruising along Iceland’s mountainous Vestfjords and Greenland’s remote northeast coast, home to the largest fjord system in …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$8,499
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Longyearbyen Roundtrip

8 Day Itinerary aboard SeaDream Innovation
  • Observe majestic polar bears
  • Walk in the footsteps of explorers
  • Explore spectacular Svalbard
  • Explore eastern Svalbard
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your Arctic adventure in Longyearbyen, capital of the Norwegian territory of Svalbard and starting and ending point of your 8-day expedition. Explore the many waterways and islands of this unique Arctic landscape. The long days of summer sunlight illuminate the surroundings as you slip your …
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