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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 beautiful Fundy Isles
  • Cruise Nova Scotia’s Digby Neck
  • Discover the charming Lunenburg
  • Hike across Cape Breton
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, 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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Beautiful artic mountains at sunset.
$6,595
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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
  • Explore Torngâsok Cultural Centre
  • Search for polar bears & eagles
  • Set foot on the Wonderstrands
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This extraordinary 15-day sailing 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 the …
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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
  • 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
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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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
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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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$4,495
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Iceland Circumnavigation

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Experience Reykjavík's culture
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Search for whales and dolphins
  • Visit traditional fishing villages
Activities:
Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 10-day adventure cruise to the ancient Viking stronghold of Iceland, a mystical land shaped by fire and ice.Voyaging aboard the Ocean Endeavour, experience Iceland at its best and most diverse. Marvel at the geological wonders of this island at the edge of the Arctic Circle, exploring its …
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Exploring Greenland
$3,495
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In the Wake of the Vikings: A Voyage from Iceland to Greenland

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Search for whales
  • Discover Greenland’s beauty
  • Get close to glaciers
  • Wander the streets of Nuuk
  • Experience the village life
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Greenland’s east coast is just a short voyage from Reykjavík. Breathtaking fjords define this seldom-seen region. Whales and seabirds are abundant here. Photographers, birders, and hikers will be in awe. Villages around Greenland’s southern tip offer glimpses of the island's …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$10,995
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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
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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 Davis Strait, and pay respects at the Franklin Expedition graves at Beechey Island. …
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Charming Quebec City
$3,595
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Mighty Saint Lawrence

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Experience Québec history & culture
  • Search for blue whales
  • See a large gannet colony
  • Enjoy beautiful Cape Breton Island
  • Sail the Saguenay
  • Photograph Magdalen Island cliffs
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Springtime in the Gulf is brilliant. Birders love the northern gannets, common murres, razorbills, puffins, and more. Be on the watch for whales—there are thirteen species of cetaceans in the Gulf. Geological wonders. World-famous Percé Rock. Saguenay Fjord. Newfoundland’s south …
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Viking settlement, Anse-aux-Meadows
$4,595
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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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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$3,995
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North Atlantic Saga: Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Stand among Neolithic stones
  • Shop for exquisite handicrafts
  • See the volcanic Surtsey island
  • Follow the routes of the Vikings
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-day expedition cruise charts a course unlike any other on Earth, from the costaline of Scotland, through the cliffs of the Faroe Islands, to the volcanic plains of Iceland. Explore ancient Neolithic ruins on rugged Celtic islands, and sail into the sagas of Norse explorers bound for …
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$10,995
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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
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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Discover the restored Iona Abbey, Scotland
$5,995
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Scotland Slowly

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Observe prehistoric structures
  • Appreciate Scotland's shorelines
  • Climb an Iron Age fortification
  • View a large sea bird colony
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
June is an ideal month to visit Scotland, with birds breeding well underway, there are plenty of opportunities for avian enthusiasts. Photographers are in their glory amid the gorgeous scenery and small-group tutorials can help shutterbugs capture the experience at its finest. Board the Ocean …
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Discover the history and culture of Bordeaux
$4,495
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The Basque Country

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Appreciate seafaring traditions
  • Experience Basque cuisine
  • Learn about Basque poetry
  • Bike through the beautiful lands
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Along the western coasts of Spain and France, Euskal Herria - the Basque Country - awaits rediscovery. This diverse countryside, with its mountains, estuaries, forests and winding coastlines, is a pleasure that can indulged by all of the five senses. Yet it is the people of this land that are the …
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2020
EmbarksDays 
Jun 0511Mighty Saint Lawrence
Jun 1512Atlantic Canada Explorer
Jun 2611Newfoundland Circumnavigation
Jul 1913Heart of the Arctic
Jul 3112High Arctic Explorer
Aug 1112High Arctic Explorer
Aug 2217Into the Northwest Passage
Sep 0717Out of the Northwest Passage
Sep 2315Greenland & Wild Labrador
2021
EmbarksDays 
Jun 0310The Basque Country
Jun 1411Scotland Slowly
Jun 2411North Atlantic Saga: Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland
Jul 0410Iceland Circumnavigation
Jul 1312In the Wake of the Vikings: A Voyage from Iceland to Greenland
Max Passengers: 198
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

Sailing with a maximum of 198-passengers, Ocean Endeavour is the perfect vessel for expedition cruising. Outfitted with twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, multiple lounges and a top deck observation room, she is purpose-built for passenger experiences in remote environments. The Ocean Endeavour boasts a 1B ice class, enabling her to freely explore throughout the Arctic summer.

Launched in 1982, she has had numerous upgrades, most recently in 2010 and 2014. At 137 meters (450ft) in length, Ocean Endeavour has plenty of interior and exterior space. Enjoy multiple decks offering comfortable lounge chairs, outdoor dining, a swimming pool, sauna and even a hot tub! The spacious interiors allow for multiple workshops and presentations to occur simultaneously. Community is at the heart of Adventure Canada’s expedition experience. We gather together to learn, enjoy a drink, sing a song or share a yarn – connecting with one and other. The three lounges aboard Ocean Endeavour are fantastic public spaces for seminars, events and dialogue.

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning. There are a variety of cabin categories available, ranging from 9-30 m2 (100-310 sq ft).

Ocean Endeavour’s crew is experienced, and friendly. Her shallow draft and maneuverability allow her to access isolated fiords, bays and secluded communities. The stylish vessel is at home among the glorious settings we seek. Enjoy the class and comfort of a boutique hotel, while venturing to some of the world’s last great frontiers aboard the Ocean Endeavour!

Ship Amenities Include
*Expertise of expedition staff
*Onboard educational presentations
*Interactive workshops
*Evening entertainment
*All shipboard meals, including on-deck barbeque and afternoon tea
*24-hour coffee, tea, and snacks
*Hors d'ouevres and snacks during evening recaps
*24-hour documentary and film programming
*Fully stocked library
Ocean Endeavour - Cat 1 Quad
Quadruple - Category 1
Deck four: Interior cabin, four lower berths, private bath (separate shower room and powder room) - approx. 240 sq. ft.
Ocean Endeavour - Cat 2 Triple
Triple - Category 2
Deck four: Interior cabin, three lower berths, two private baths - approx. 200 sq. ft.
Interior Twin cabin on the Ocean Endeavour
Interior Twin - Category 3
Deck five: Interior cabin, two lower berths, private bath - approx. 125 sq. ft. (twin)/110 sq. ft. (single)
Exterior Twin Cabin on the Ocean Endeavour
Exterior Twin - Category 4
Deck four: Porthole window, unobstructed view, two lower berths, private bath - approx. 100 sq. ft. (twin)/90 sq. ft. (single)
Exterior Twin Cabin on the Ocean Endeavour
Main Twin - Category 5
Deck five: Picture window, unobstructed view, two lower berths, private bath - approx. 115 sq. ft.
Comfort Twin cabin on board Ocean Endeavour
Comfort Twin - Category 6
Deck four: Two portholes windows, unobstructed view, two lower berths - 175 sq.ft. Deck seven: picture window, partial view, two lower berths- 135 sq.ft. Deck eight: Picture windows, obstructed view, matrimonial bed, pvt. bath, fridge - 160 sq.ft.
Top Deck Twin on the Ocean Endeavour
Select Twin - Category 7
Deck five. Picture windows, unobstructed view, two lower berths, approx. 190 sq. ft. Deck eight: oversize windows, partially obstruction view, matrimonial bed, private bath, refrigerator - approx. 145 sq. ft.
Superior Twin on the Ocean Endeavour
Superior Twin - Category 8
Deck five. Two picture windows, unobstructed view, two lower berths, sitting area- 210 sq.ft. Deck seven: forward-facing windows with unobstructed view, matrimonial, private bath w/full tub- 180 sq.ft. Deck seven midship: picture windows, partially obstructed view, matrimonial, private bath, fridge - 190 sq.ft
Ocean Endeavour Cabin Category 9
Junior Suite - Category 9
Deck five: Picture windows, unobstructed views, matrimonial bed, sitting area- approx. 270 sq. ft. Deck seven: forward-facing picture windows, views, matrimonial bed, private bath w/full tub, sitting area, private bath, refrigerator - approx. 290 sq. ft.
Ocean Endeavour Cabin Category 10
Suite - Category 10
Deck seven. Forward-facing picture windows, unobstructed view, matrimonial bed, private bath with full tub, refrigerator - approx. 310 sq. ft.
Ocean Endeavour Deckplan
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