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Embark on a journey through Canada's breathtaking seascapes with our 42 meticulously curated whale-watching tours for 2024. Canada's vast and pristine waters are a sanctuary for some of the most magnificent marine creatures on Earth. Here, you can witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of whales breaching the ocean's surface and listen to their haunting songs that echo through the deep blue. Over the span of 7 to 27 days, adventurers can immerse themselves in the thrill of whale watching, complemented by activities such as hiking through rugged landscapes, visiting remote Inuit villages, and observing a myriad of Arctic wildlife in their natural habitat. With a starting point of $4,690, these tours offer an unparalleled opportunity to connect with nature's grandeur and the cultural richness of Canada's coastal communities. To set sail on a voyage that will stir your soul and awaken your sense of wonder, contact one of Adventure Life's Canadian specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Watching bears near the lodge
$12,841
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Birds, Bears & Belugas

Canada Small Group Tour - 8 Day Itinerary
  • Arctic wildlife viewing
  • Taste tundra-inspired cuisine
  • See the aurora borealis at night
  • Learn about Arctic ecosystems
  • Look for beluga whales in the bay
  • ATV tours exploring the coast
Starts / Ends:
Winnipeg / Winnipeg
Activities:
Photography Seminars, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Join an extraordinary small group adventure in the heart of the Canadian North as you immerse in the raw beauty and untamed wilderness of Hudson Bay in Northern Manitoba, Canada. Get ready to explore natural wonders, fascinating wildlife, and breathtaking landscapes. While staying in a luxury …
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Kayaking with Belugas
$13,855
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Arctic Discovery

9 Day Itinerary
  • Hiking along the tundra
  • Visit Manitoba Museum
  • Learn about Arctic ecosystems
  • Enjoy guided ecotour activities
  • View the arctic night sky
  • Visit Churchill and meet with local
  • Kayaking with beluga whales
Starts / Ends:
Winnipeg / Winnipeg
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
On this 9-day Arctic Discovery tour, visit the Manitoba Museum in Winnipeg, where you will learn about the Arctic wildlife up close and personal in their natural habitat and the history of southern Hudson Bay and the Arctic region. Enjoy daily guided activities like hiking across the tundra to view …
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$13,995
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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
Starts / Ends:
Kugluktuk / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 17-day Arctic expedition, beginning in Kugluktuk, Canada. Discover the enchanting Kitikmeot Region over the next three days, embracing its awe-inspiring landscapes and immersing yourself in the local culture. Witness the pristine beauty of Prince Regent Inlet on day five, …
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Whale watching in Alaska
$7,200
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise

13 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Explorer
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Watch for whales at Frederick Sound
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Discover a wilderness beyond the expected on a 13-day Alaskan journey through Inside Passages and Glacier Bay National Park. Enjoy adventure activities in the San Juan Islands, Tongass National Forest, and Misty Fjords National Monument. Learn more about the Native culture and Pacific …
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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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Ice diving in the Arctic
$25,823
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Baffin Island Dive Safari

7 Day Itinerary
  • Travel by snowmobile and qamutik
  • Have progressive diving experiences
  • See the Arctic's vast wildlife
  • Stay in a safari-style base camp
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Imagine yourself under the vast and silent skies of the high Arctic with the midnight sun bathing passing icebergs in a warm glow as narwhal whales pass by. Settle into a safari-style ice camp, the only one of its kind, and enter into a world even more unlike anything you can ever have imagined. …
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Narwhal sighting in the Arctic
$23,367
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Narwhal & Polar Bear Safari

8 Day Itinerary
  • Travel by traditional qamutik
  • Camp close to the ice floe edge
  • Look for icebergs and drifting ice
  • Observe narwhals and polar bears
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy an 8-day experience with dramatic landscapes and icebergs of Sirmilik National Park, and possibly wildlife. Revel in the stunning landscapes of towering granite cliffs, glaciers and icebergs at our Tented Safari Camp with stunning views of Bylot Island, access to Sirmilik National Park and …
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On the ice floe
$19,726
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Polar Bears & Glaciers of Baffin Island

7 Day Itinerary
  • Search for bowhead whales
  • Admire all-night Arctic sunsets
  • Visit Auyuittuq National Park
  • Explore ancient Thule sites
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Land, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Journey to just outside of one of Canada’s most stunning national parks, Auyuittuq National Park, located along the rugged and awe-inspiring glacier-capped and iceberg-studded coastline of southeastern Baffin Island. Enjoy the long days of the Arctic summer and seemingly ‘all …
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Viking settlement, Anse-aux-Meadows
$6,995
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Newfoundland Circumnavigation

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit Newfoundland´s remote reaches
  • Hike phenomenal landscapes
  • Travel with naturalists & musicians
  • Visit an antique Viking settelement
Starts / Ends:
St. John's / St. John's
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
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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Lighthouse and rocky shores
$24,210
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The St. Lawrence River in the Heart of the Boreal Winter

Saint Pierre Island - Québec - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Featuring Ian Dawson
  • Explore Magdalen Islands landscapes
  • Journey through Sept-Îles
  • Explore Quebec City's streets
Starts / Ends:
Montreal / Quebec City
Activities:
Kayaking, Urban Exploration, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail on a 13-day St. Lawrence River in the Heart of the Boreal Winter cruise aboard Le Commandant Charcot, starting with a flight from Montreal to Saint Pierre Island. Explore the French territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon with its rich fishing history and diverse wildlife. Cape Breton …
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A group of puffins sit on the side of a cliff overlooking the ocean.
$8,260
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Ocean Voyage: Helsinki - Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

Helsinki - Saint Pierre Island - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Helsinki
  • Discover Kallio's salmon specialty
  • Discover Saint Pierre Island
  • Witness extraordinary wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day ocean voyage from Helsinki to Saint-Pierre and Miquelon aboard the extraordinary Le Commandant Charcot. Begin your cruise in Helsinki, a city blending cosmopolitan elegance and historical charm. Stroll through the neoclassical wonders of the old town, savor local delights like …
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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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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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An Arctic fox scouts the terrain
$47,100
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The Northwest Passage

25 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Explore the Northwest Passage
  • Discover Nuuk
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Nome
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 25-day cruise on Le Commandant Charcot to explore remote Arctic destinations. Visit Reykjavik, Iceland, cross the Denmark Strait and Prins Christian Sund, and discover Nuuk, Aappilattoq, Disko Bay, Pond Inlet, Lancaster Sound, Devon Island, Beechey Island, Banks Island, and Nome, …
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Colorful homes in Greenland
$14,495
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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
Starts / Ends:
Kugluktuk / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 17-day Arctic expedition, beginning in Kugluktuk, Canada. Discover the enchanting Kitikmeot Region over the next three days, embracing its awe-inspiring landscapes and immersing yourself in the local culture. Witness the pristine beauty of Prince Regent Inlet on day five, …
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An arctic fox looks across the tundra.
$5,995
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Heart of the Arctic

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Cross the Arctic Circle by sea
  • Mingle with Kinngait Inuit carvers
  • Spot polar bears, walrus, and more
  • Learn about Inuit history & culture
  • Appreciate Inuit life
Starts / Ends:
Iqaluit / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
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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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$20,580
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Canadian Arctic & Northern Lights

17 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Explore Iluissat, a UNESCO Site
  • Visit charming Sisimiut
  • Admire Nuuk’s natural beauty
  • Hike Silvia Grinnell Park
  • Observe Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Halifax
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience the legendary Northwest Passage on this 17-day Northern Canada Discovery cruise and trace a path along the ice-filled route that challenged great explorers. As you sail from Greenland through the iceberg capital of the world, gaze in awe at the ice-filled straits and fjords crammed with …
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