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Explore the top-rated Greenland small ship cruises below.  Adventure Life works with the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Kangerlussuaq, Nuuk, Ilulissat, Ittoqqortoormiit, and Denmark Strait, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to exploring on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access. The cost of Greenland small ship cruises start at $4,600 for a trip of 8 to 30 days in 2024. Tell us about your dream Greenland small ship cruise and our team of travel planners will help you make it a reality.  
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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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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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Houses of Greenland
$12,675
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Greenland Explorer - Tour 2

Kangerlussuaq - Reykjavik - 18 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Discover Reykjavik
  • Experience Denmark Strait
  • Explore Ammassalik Island
  • Learn about the town of Qaqortoq
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Horseback Riding, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take an 18-day adventure cruise on MS Seaventure to explore the rugged landscapes of Greenland. Depart from Kangerlussuaq. The next day, hike through the nature and wildlife in the small town of Attu near Disko Bay. The next day, experience the Equip Glacier before reaching Quillissat. In the …
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Colorful homes in Greenland
$11,050
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East Greenland Explorer

Reykjavik Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Vikingfjord
  • Sail along the Volquart Boons Coast
  • Explore the ancient Inuit settlemen
  • Navigate through towering icebergs
  • Visit the awe-inspiring Ø Fjord
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on this 8-day cruise with MV Vikingfjord in East Greenland's Scoresby Sund. Begin with a private charter flight to Constable Point, where a friendly crew will greet you and transport you to the ship via Zodiac. Sail through the breathtaking wilderness of Greenland and witness glacier …
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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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$9,695
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Greenland Explorer: Sail and Soar the Alpine Arctic

Roundtrip Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Exclusive Heli Landing
  • Admire the Northern Lights
  • Greenland Ice Sheet
  • Kujataa UNESCO World Heritage
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 11-day Greenland Explorer cruise,traverse the stunning fjords, ice formations, and peaks of South Greenland. This adventure provides guests with unique experiences, including some exclusive activities made possible by the state-of-the-art ship, the Ultramarine, equipped with two …
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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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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:
Relaxed
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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Visit Greenland! frozen lake in Uummannaq, Greenland
$21,695
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Wild Landscapes of West Greenland

Roundtrip Toronto - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Explore Sisimiut
  • Discover Qeqertarsuaq
  • Visit Upernavik
  • Witness Ataa Sund
  • Experience Uummannaq
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Toronto
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day expedition cruise to and from Toronto aboard the Sylvia Earle. Your journey begins in Nuuk, Greenland's northernmost capital, marking the inhabited region on the west coast of the world's largest island. Outside Nuuk, sparse settlements dot the coastline with limited …
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Visit Niaqirant
$11,490
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Disko Bay to Uummannaq - Icebergs, Whales and Inuit culture

10 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Balto
  • Explore the magnificent Disko Bay
  • Admire numerous gigantic icebergs
  • Enjoy the magical midnight sun
  • Great chance of seeing whales
Starts / Ends:
Ilulissat / Ilulissat
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an adventure in West Greenland on this 10-day Greenland cruise with M/S Balto. Begin your voyage in the Disko Bay area, known for its diverse and astonishing landscape, including unique geological formations, deep fjords, springs and caves, magnificent towering icebergs and impressive …
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Exploring Greenland
$19,695
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Jewels of the Arctic

Oslo - Reykjavik - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Encounter Svalbard
  • Explore Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Enjoy viewing wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Oslo / Reykjavik
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day expedition cruise from Oslo to Reykjavik aboard the Greg Mortimer. Discover Svalbard's realm of perpetual daylight, where thrilling encounters with polar bears, walruses on sea ice, and echoing guillemot cries create unforgettable moments. In East Greenland, sail through …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$14,195
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Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland

Helsinki to Reykjavik - 18 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Explore the four Arctic Islands
  • Immerse in icy realm of the Arctic
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Visit a remote Inuit community
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, 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 Iceland, your adventure takes you to the Denmark Strait, renowned for its stunning scenery and …
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Exploring Greenland
$19,695
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Jewels of the Arctic

Reykjavik - Oslo - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Explore Golden Circle route
  • Discover East Greenland
  • Encounter Svalbard
  • Explore Greenland
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day expedition cruise from Reykjavik toOslo aboard the Greg Mortimer. Discover Svalbard's realm of perpetual daylight, where thrilling encounters with polar bears, walruses on sea ice, and echoing guillemot cries create unforgettable moments. In East Greenland, sail through …
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Traditional Colourful Houses
$18,420
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Inuit Spring of Ammassalik

Reykjavík - Reykjavík - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Meet the Inuit people
  • Join the dog sled activity
  • Sail to eastern coast of Greenland
  • Explore Ammassalik
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Skiing, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Le Commandant Charcot on this 11-day cruise as it takes you sailing from Reykjavík through the Denmark Strait. Then explore the hypnotic and icy landscapes of the Ammassalik and Blosseville regions. Respectfully access these exceptional lands, which are inaccessible to traditional ships …
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Exploring Greenland
$13,849
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The Heart of Greenland with Disko Bay

16 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Discover Disko Bay
  • Admire the stunning Arctic scenery
  • Learn more about local culture
  • Visit Ilulissat Icefjord
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 16-day voyage begins and ends in Iceland, taking you to the western Greenlandic coastline with its charming scenery and many colorful settlements. You will meet the warm people who live here, and learn more about their traditions and modern culture. Disko Bay is also renowned for its Arctic …
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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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Solar eclipse, mysterious natural phenomenon when Moon passes between planet Earth and Sun
$13,695
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Greenland Solar Eclipse

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Discover Skjoldungen
  • Discover Tasiilaq
  • Experience Denmark Strait
  • Explore Reykjavik
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 13-day cruise from Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq aboard the Ocean Albatros. On August 12, 2026, witness a total solar eclipse in the remote Blosseville Coast of East Greenland. Anchored at the eclipse's center, experience 2 minutes and 17 seconds of totality from the calm landing …
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Whale sighting in Polar waters!
$16,195
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Jewels of the Arctic

Longyearbyen - Reykjavik - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Discover Longyearbyen
  • See the spectacular Scoresbysund
  • Explore East Greenland
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the wonders of the Arctic on this 15-day cruise aboard Sylvia Earle. Start in Longyearbyen and visit the Svalbard Global Seed Vault before exploring Svalbard's arctic wilderness, spotting polar bears, walruses, and nesting guillemots. Sail to East Greenland, encountering whales and …
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