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Spot massive whales on one of these 9 exceptional Northwest Passage whale watching trips during 2022 - 2023. Prices for Northwest Passage whale watching trips can vary from $12,995 to $154,580 for a trip of 10 to 27 days in 2022 or 2023. Choose one the whale watching trips below with the help of one of Adventure Life's expert Northwest Passage whale watching trip planners to match you with the perfect ship and itinerary for your precise tastes and needs.
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Kayak quiet waters as you sail to remote polar regions
$18,995
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Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Explore Canadian wildlife sanctuary
  • Visit and learn the Inuit culture
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore the arctic on a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venture far above the Arctic Circle, in a land where the sun never sets and polar bears roam, with Ocean Adventurer. On this 20-day cruise, explore the northerly shores of Canada’s Baffin Island and the western coast of Greenland, searching for the wildlife and visiting the communities that …
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$12,995
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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 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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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$12,995
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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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Views aboard the ship
$16,495
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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 / Toronto
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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Walruses coming ashore in the arctic
$40,580
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The Northwest Passage

Reykjavik-Nome - 25 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit a traditional Inuit village
  • Discover the Aulavik National Park
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Nome
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Depart from Reykjavik and set sail along the south coast of Greenland, before reaching theHudson Strait, named after the English sailor Henry Hudson, who mapped the region for the first time in the early 17th Century. Then chart a course towards theFury and Hecla Strait, named after the ships of …
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Catching Arctic Char
$20,119
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Arctic Char Fly Fishing

10 Day Itinerary
  • Experience exceptional fly fishing
  • Enjoy multiple adventure activities
  • Visit Somerset's ancient sites
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Yellowknife / Yellowknife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience fly fishing over Somerset Island and the Prince of Whales. This journey focuses on the center of the Northwest Passage, where arctic wildlife such as polar bears, beluga whales, and muskoxen call home. An expert team takes you by helicopter, on foot, and in all-terrain vehicles to a …
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Belugas in Cunningham River & Guests near Arctic Watch
$13,550
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Arctic Watch Discovery Experience

10 Day Itinerary
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
  • Visit the Cunningham River estuary
  • Enjoy multiple adventure activities
  • Visit Cape Anne Thule sites
  • Take unique photographs
Starts / Ends:
Yellowknife / Yellowknife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Land Exploration, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend a week exploring the Canadian Arctic at this unique wilderness lodge and world-class beluga whale observation site on Somerset Island in Nunavut, Canada. The Arctic Circle is 800 kilometers north of here. Arctic Watch is an unrivaled destination for the adventurous, home to polar bears, …
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Aurora borealis, Norway
$31,570
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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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Belugas frolicking in Cunningham Inlet
$13,706
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Beluga Whale Photography

10 Day Itinerary
  • Photograph unique beluga herd
  • Study Beluga's social behaviors
  • Enjoy views of Northwest Passage
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
  • ATV ride to Cunningham
Starts / Ends:
Yellowknife / Yellowknife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a journey to capture one of the world's most unique beluga gatherings: two thousand whales gather in the shallow waters of Cunningham Inlet near Arctic Watch every season to nurse, molt, socialize, and dine. The trip focuses on spending time at the Cunningham River's mouth, where …
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