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Discover the wonders of the Canadian Arctic with Adventure Life's 51 invigorating small ship cruises available for 2024. Experience the thrill of exploring the High Arctic, witnessing Greenland's majestic glaciers, and marveling at the tundra landscape on these unforgettable expeditions. Engage in wildlife viewing, cultural welcomes, and hikes on Devon Island, all while navigating through the breathtaking Arctic scenery. From ancient sites and villages to the stunning Arctic wildlife, these tours offer a relaxed pace suitable for all travelers. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and cultural richness of the Canadian Arctic. Contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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First views of Baffin Island
$9,995
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High Arctic Explorer

13 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:
Resolute Bay / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
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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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$13,995
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Into the Northwest Passage

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
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Kugluktuk
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
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 the Davis Strait, and pay respects at the Franklin Expedition graves at Beechey Island. …
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Beautiful artic mountains at sunset.
$8,995
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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
  • Search for polar bears & eagles
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / St. John's
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This extraordinary 15-day sailing trip 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 …
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A bear catches a fish as it swims upstream
$5,730
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Voyage to Great Bear Rainforest: Native Culture & Wildlife in the Land of the Spirit Bear

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Kayak across Great Bear
  • Look our for Kermode bears
  • Swim at hot spring pools
  • Experience unique landscapes
Starts / Ends:
Ketchikan / Ketchikan
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Sail into northern British Columbia's tiny, meandering fjords and enter the domain of the endangered Spirit Bear. Also known as a Kermode bear, it is a subspecies of the North American black bear that is found exclusively in the Great Bear Rainforest's pristine wildness. The forest is …
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Amazing blue water and ice in Greenland
$21,095
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Northwest Passage

Toronto, ON - Calgary, AB - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Discover Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Explore Devon Island
  • Visit Beechey Island
  • Spot iconic Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Calgary
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
The icy and labyrinthine channels of the legendary Northwest Passage have enchanted explorers and adventurers for centuries. Get a glimpse into the world that captivated early explorers such as Franklin, Amundsen, and Larsen by exploring a portion of the fabled Northwest Passage. Visit the final …
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A polar bear wanders onto an iceberg in Greenland
$24,795
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Northwest Passage

Toronto - Calgary - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Experience Qeqertarsuaq
  • Visit Prince Leopold Island
  • Discover Ilulissat
  • Explore Sisimiut
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Calgary
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 16-day expedition cruise aboard the Greg Mortimer. Explore a segment of the legendary Northwest Passage, a historic and captivating route cherished by early explorers like Franklin, Amundsen, and Larsen. Visit the resting places of these pioneers and discover Canada's High Arctic …
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A polar bear wanders onto an iceberg in Greenland
$24,795
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Northwest Passage

Calgary - Toronto - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Experience Qeqertarsuaq
  • Visit Prince Leopold Island
  • Discover Ilulissat
  • Explore Sisimiut
Starts / Ends:
Calgary / Toronto
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 16-day expedition cruise aboard the Greg Mortimer. Explore a segment of the legendary Northwest Passage, a historic and captivating route cherished by early explorers like Franklin, Amundsen, and Larsen. Visit the resting places of these pioneers and discover Canada's High Arctic …
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Ilulissat Icefjord at sunset
$44,395
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Traversing the Northwest Passage

Toronto - Anchorage - 29 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Discover Ilulissat
  • Experience Qeqertarsuaq
  • Visit Beechey Island
  • Explore Sisimiut
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Anchorage
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 29-day expedition cruise from Toronto to Anchorage aboard the Sylvia Earle. Inspired by Roald Amundsen's journey, navigating the Northwest Passage's intricate waterways across Arctic Canada to the Beaufort Sea. Explore historic sites, encounter locals, and seek unique …
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A polar bear wanders onto an iceberg in Greenland
$35,795
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Complete Northwest Passage

Toronto, Canada - Anchorage, - 30 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Discover Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Explore Sisimiut
  • Visit Sillem Island
  • Spot iconic Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Anchorage
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
The icy and labyrinthine channels of the legendary Northwest Passage have enchanted explorers and adventurers for centuries. Get a glimpse into the world that captivated early explorers such as Franklin, Amundsen, and Larsen by exploring a portion of the fabled Northwest Passage. Visit the final …
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Kangerlussuatsiaq, Greenland
$18,395
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Northwest Passage: The Legendary Arctic Sea Route

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Explore Toronto
  • Discover Greenland
  • Visit Nuuk
  • Explore Canada's High Arctic
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Calgary
Activities:
Adventure Options, Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Embark on a 17-day cruise from Toronto to Calgary aboard the Ultramarine, tracing the footsteps of the Franklin Expedition in the Northwest Passage and exploring the Canadian High Arctic and Greenland. Discover vibrant Inuit communities, hike the colorful tundra, and encounter the region's …
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Amazing blue water and ice in Greenland
$44,339
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High Arctic Archipelago: Canada and Greenland

Roundtrip Reykjavik - 25 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Venture into the Northwest Passage
  • Experience Sisimiut
  • Discover Kangerlussuaq
  • Explore Reykjavík
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 25-day expedition cruise to and from Reykjavik aboard the National Geographic Endurance. Set sail from Reykjavik, Iceland, on an extraordinary expedition to Greenland and the Canadian Arctic. Discover the rugged beauty of Greenland's west coast, from Sisimiut's cultural richness …
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Beautiful Toronto Skyline
$12,040
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Voyage Along the St. Lawrence: From Québec to the Canadian Maritimes – with Smithsonian Journeys

Toronto - Boston - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Champlain
  • Visit Quebec's old town
  • Travel the Saint Lawrence River
  • Observe unique marine mammals
  • Explore charming fishing villages
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Boston
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
On this 12-day Voyage Along the St. Lawrence: From Québec to the Canadian Maritimes – with Smithsonian Journeys aboard Le Champlain, navigate the scenic St. Lawrence Seaway. The first stop is cosmopolitan Montréal, followed by the Québec City's historic battlements. …
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Whale watching in Alaska
$5,800
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Vancouver to Seward

8 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Muse
  • Explore Vancouver
  • Discover Inside Passage
  • Experience Ketchikan
  • Explore Icy Strait Point
Starts / Ends:
Vancouver, BC / Seward
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 8-day cruise from Vancouver to Seward aboard the Silver Muse, through Canada and Alaska, starting in Vancouver. Enjoy city views from the Vancouver Lookout Tower, explore art galleries, and savor Chinatown's cuisine. Sail the Inside Passage, witnessing Alaska's beauty. Arrive …
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Arctic puffins
$10,770
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The Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland

St. John's - St. John's - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Venture into L’Anse aux Meadows
  • Explore Gros Morne National Park
  • Look for moose, seabirds and whales
  • Discover eastern Canada's beauty
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Venture into the ancient Viking settlement of L’Anse aux Meadows, the only widely accepted site of trans-Atlantic Viking establishment and very early Norse exploration. See WWII harbor defenses, and visit the only North American island that remains under French control, an outpost of its era …
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Athabasca River Cycling, Jasper, Alberta
$3,595
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Classic Canadian Rockies

Canada Small Group Tour - 7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore through Calgary
  • Discover Banff National Park
  • Cruise on Maligne Lake
  • See Athabasca Glacier during walks
Starts / Ends:
Calgary / Calgary
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Enjoy this 7-day small group tour escorted by a local that begins in Calgary and continues through Banff National Park, Lake Louise, the Icefields Parkway, and Jasper National Park. Your rides are both challenging and rewarding, delivering breathtaking scenery and unforgettable moments. This is the …
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Amazing blue water and ice in Greenland
$47,143
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High Arctic Archipelago: Canada and Greenland

24 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Venture into the Northwest Passage
  • Experience Sisimiut
  • Sail into Disko Bay
  • Explore Reykjavík
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 24-day expedition cruise to and from Reykjavik aboard the National Geographic Endurance. Set sail from Reykjavik, Iceland, on an extraordinary expedition to Greenland and the Canadian Arctic. Discover the rugged beauty of Greenland's west coast, from Sisimiut's cultural richness …
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A caribou antler found while exploring Baffin Island
$18,969
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Fabled Lands Of The North: Greenland To Newfoundland

United States-United States - 16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Meet Inuit artisans at Baffin
  • Observe polar bears
  • Discover Newfoundland and Labrador
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark theNational Geographic Explorerfor a thrilling exploration of the far north’s ice-carved landscapes,sailing from Greenland to Newfoundland and Labrador. Navigate massive icebergs at the mouth of the Ilulissat Icefjord, and venture into Davis Strait en route to Canada’s legendary …
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Hatley Castle, Victoria
$5,730
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Exploring British Columbia and the San Juan Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Learn the histories of First Nation
  • Search for killer whales
  • Enjoy a private evening event
  • Kayak and hike the wildlife coasts
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Seattle
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Discover the powerful wilderness and warm charm of the Pacific Northwest over a wide-ranging week in the San Juan Islands and British Columbia on an 8-day sailing expedition aboard National Geographic Venture. Explore remote islands and sail through channels that teem with sea life and visit …
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