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Northwest Passage Whale Watching Tours

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Embark on a remarkable journey through the fabled waters of the Northwest Passage, where 9 distinctive whale-watching tours await you in 2024. Here, the symphony of the ocean is punctuated by the majestic breach of whales, and each day spent in this remote passage is a tribute to the intrepid spirit of exploration. Over the course of 14 to 27 days, you will have the opportunity to witness the gentle giants of the deep in their natural habitat, an experience that is both humbling and exhilarating. These tours offer more than just whale watching; they are an invitation to explore ancient sites, immerse in Inuit culture, and observe a plethora of Arctic wildlife. With a starting point of $13,995, these voyages are not just trips, but passages through time, nature, and the very essence of adventure. To set sail on a voyage that transcends the ordinary and enters the realm of the extraordinary, contact one of Adventure Life's Northwest Passage specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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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:
Relaxed
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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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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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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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:
Relaxed
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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Aurora borealis, Norway
$33,647
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The Northwest Passage - In the Wake of the Great Explorers

Reykjavik - Vancouver - 27 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Tour Iceland's┬ácapital, Reykjavik
  • Visit Nuuk, Greenland's capital
  • Travel to Greenland and North Sea
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Depart Reykjavik and sail along the Denmark Strait to Prince Christian Sound, the Inuit homeland of Nunavut on Baffin Island. This voyage takes you across the Davis Strait and into the Northwest Passage. Explore the islands that dot this famously difficult nautical passage. Discover potential sites …
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Kayaking
$49,990
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Transarctic, the Quest for the two North Poles

Nome - Longyearbyen - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Set sail through the ice floe
  • Exploration of Svalbard
  • Watch the arctic wildlife
  • Experience brand new activities
Starts / Ends:
Nome / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Le Commandant Charcot on this 21-day transarctic quest for the two North Poles from Nome to Longyearbyen. Set sail on a never-traveled transpolar maritime route that is inaccessible to traditional ships. From the legendary Bering Strait, a link between the East and the West, to the ice-covered …
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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:
Relaxed
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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Views aboard the ship
$17,495
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Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Greenland and Canadian Arctic
  • Explore colorful Greenland villages
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Calgary
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
OnUltramarine, guests benefit from two twin-engine helicopters that will provide spectacular views of the Arctic landscape, the most extensive portfolio of adventure options in the industry, more outdoor wildlife viewing spaces than any other expedition ship its size, and 20 quick-launching Zodiacs …
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Beechey Island, Canada
$14,250
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Canada - Pond Inlet, Nunavut Roundtrip

Roundtrip Montreal - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Endeavour
  • Explore the magnificent north
  • Discover┬áPond Inlet
  • Visit Talluruti in Dundas Harbor
  • Watch marine wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Montreal / Montreal
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a 14-day roundtrip voyage on the Silver Endeavour, explore Canada. Join the Arctic adventurers of the past, exploring the uncharted realm of the magnificent north on an expedition of fantastic fjords, fierce wildlife, and fractured lands. Sail in ultra-luxury to the legendary Northwest …
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