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Experience the captivating wonders of the Arctic on Adventure Life's array of small ship cruises to Kangerlussuaq for 2024. Delve into the heart of Canada and Greenland on these adventures that offer a range of activities like kayaking, wildlife viewing, and village visits. From exploring ancient sites and villages to sailing through the Ilulissat Icefjord, these cruises provide unique opportunities to immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes and vibrant cultures of the region. Whether you're hiking through Torngat Mountains National Park, enjoying a warm welcome in Mittimatalik, or witnessing the largest icebergs, each moment is filled with natural splendor and cultural richness. With activities suitable for all travelers and prices starting at $5,395 to $198,200, embark on an unforgettable journey to Kangerlussuaq today. 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

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:
Resolute Bay / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, 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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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:
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 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:
Relaxed
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 towering iceberg drifts in Disko Bay
$6,595
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Disko Bay

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Experience Qeqertarsuaq
  • Discover Uummannaq
  • Witness Eqip Sermia Glacier
  • Explore Sisimiut
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 8-day cruise aboard the Ocean Albatros. Explore through West Greenland. Sailing offers the optimal way to discover Greenland's diverse landscapes, from vibrant coastal villages to majestic glaciers and fjords. Even in larger towns, Arctic nature remains close, providing moments of …
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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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The edge of Greenland's ice cap
$9,352
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Wild Greenland Escape

Kangerlussuaq Roundtrip - 7 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore Greenland's coastline
  • Delve into culture and history
  • Hike the Sermermiut Valley
  • Visit Qilakitsoq
Starts / Ends:
Boston / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Venture to the fjord-laced coast of western Greenland, where hardy Inuit communities perched at the edge of the Greenland ice cap carry on their timeless way of life. Explore archaeological sites and vibrant modern-day villages and glide into breathtaking fjords by Zodiac or kayak as you explore …
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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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First views of Baffin Island
$9,990
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Epic West Greenland and Baffin Island

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Explore Kangaamiut
  • Discover Nuuk
  • Visit Qeqertarsuaq
  • Experience Ilulissat
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 14-day expedition cruise roundtrip from Reykjavik aboard the Ocean Albatros. The cruise begins in Kangerlussuaq, West Greenland, then ventures to picturesque Kangaamiut, the magnificent Evighedsfjord glaciers, and bustling Nuuk. Cross the Davis Strait to Iqaluit, Nunavut's capital, …
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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:
Relaxed
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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A towering iceberg drifts in Disko Bay
$6,990
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Greenland Disko Bay

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Explore Ililissat Icefjord
  • Discover charming Sisimiut 
  • Enjoy the wonders of Itilleq
  • Visit Qeqertarsuaq
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Traveling by sea is a magnificent way to experience Greenland. The most stunning sights lie along the dramatic coastline: small, colorful houses situated on the steep mountainsides surrounding the fjords; giant glaciers producing enormous icebergs; whales and seals playing in the sea. The people of …
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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:
Relaxed
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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Disko Bay
$12,675
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Greenland Explorer - Tour 1

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq - 18 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Discover Reykjavik
  • Experience Denmark Strait
  • Explore Ammassalik Island
  • Learn about the town of Qaqortoq
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Horseback Riding, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take an 18-day adventure cruise on MS Seaventure to explore the landscapes of Greenland. Depart from Reykjavik, Iceland, and follow the same maritime route used by Norse settlers. Witness the beauty of Ammassalik Island, Prince Christian Sound, Qaqortoq, and Nuuk. Visit the prosperous city of …
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A polar bear wanders onto an iceberg in Greenland
$10,580
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Greenland In Depth

Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq - 13 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Learn history of the Arctic people
  • Admire the sparkling icebergs
  • Capture huge narwhal pods
  • Explore turbulent history Vikings
  • Marvel at Sirmilik National Park
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join us on a 13-day Greenland Discovery: West Greenland cruise on board the boutique ship to see a remote and fascinating part of the world. Traditional ways of life can still be seen against a backdrop of stunning arctic scenery and immense mountains. Navigate through an intricate fjord system …
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Late summer in West Greenland
$5,395
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Iceland to Greenland: In the Wake of the Vikings

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuatsiaq - 13 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 Cruises, 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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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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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:
Relaxed
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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Stunning landscapes in Prince Christian Sound
$7,930
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Natural Wonders of Greenland - Tour 1

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq - 11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Discover Reykjavik
  • Explore Ammassalik Island
  • Get close to Prince Christian Sound
  • Visit Qaqortoq
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 11-day cruise on the MS Seaventure, exploring the wonders of Iceland and Greenland. Visit Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital, and explore the sights of south and west Iceland as you sail across the Denmark Strait. Delight in the beauty of Ammassalik Island, with its …
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Houses of Greenland
$12,655
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Hot Springs and Eternal Ice - Tour 1

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq - 19 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Discover Reykjavik
  • Explore the Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  • Experience Isafjordur
  • Enjoy Seydisfjordur
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience this 19-day adventure cruise to Iceland and Greenland aboard the MS Seaventure. Explore Reykjavik, the world's northernmost capital, and the Snaefellsnes Peninsula with its diverse landscapes and stunning views. Visit Isafjordur in the Westfjords, known for its dramatic fjords and …
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