Be among the few to sail in the wake of great explorers on a journey through the legendary Northwest Passage. Experience the raw and daunting beauty of truly wild terrain on a rarely-travelled voyage. Even today, few ships have the capability to navigate this isolated sea passage that cuts through the wild and remote Arctic beauty of North America.
Attempt to cross Northwest Passage in foot of early explorers. The captain & Expedition team will asses sea & weather situations, to determine places of landing on the go! It will be an expedition in true exploration style
See the remarkable phenomenon, on east coast of Cape Bathurst. The local lignite which is a combination of shale & pyrite, spontaneously ignite when exposed to air. This makes the hills emit smoke - a true wonder!
Take in amazing views as we sail through the Bering Strait, the deep blue waters of Beaufort Sea & Davis strait of Labrador Sea, each offering chances to sight spectacular marine life, landmarks, icebergs & more
Set in the stunning scenery of the Ilulissat Icefjord, enjoy a full day of exploration of this UNESCO Heritage Site, that Greenland is most famous for
Come ashore this beautiful town, to explore its colourful houses, visit the small museum, hike in the hills and shop for local handicrafts as we stop here for a half day, to get a zest of Greenlandic settlements
With aim to make 1-2 landings per days, you will have the chance to get off ship & take a walk to observe the surroundings, visit museums, spot flora & fauna, visit cultural sites etc. Exact landings will be determined on the go
The expedition team will guide you on short walks at different sites, to experience the wilderness first hand, spot some unique fauna, watch stunning landscapes, & learn about geography of the region, as an included experience
When favourable, the Expedition team will launch rigid inflatable boats as part of your included experience to cruise through ice-floes, take you closer to watch whales, or simply glide around to enjoy surroundings
Hike through areas of natural beauty on some optional extended hikes in Greenland's Paradise Valley, Isimiut’s Palaasip Qaqqa mountain path, or up Tracey Hill in Red Bay, Canada, depending on weather conditions.
Channel the Inuit kayakers of centuries past as you glide silently through still Arctic waters, with icebergs and glaciers towering in the distance, as an optional excursion
During sea days, or exploration days of Northwest Passage, enjoy chances to spot bowhead, grey, narwhal, humpback, fin, harbour porpoise, minke, beluga among others
The territory contains over 2 million ringed seals, forming an important part of Inuit life, especially their diet & clothing. They can also be seen while sailing along west coast of Greenland, apart from the harp seal.
Found throughout the Northwest Passage region, about 60% of the world’s polar bears live in the Canadian Arctic – increasing your chances of spotting this impressive apex predator.
These historic animals of the far north, can be spot thriving grazing across the tundra regions of the many High Arctic sites that we sail or visit during this journey
Called the "Tuktu" in local language, head north in one of the world's great large-animal migrations, during summers, and can be spotted feeding on the abundant grasses and plants of the tundra regions we explore
These distinctive tusks mammals can be seen, spending their time on the sea ice, hunting for their favourite food, bivalve molluscs. While they appear clumsy on land, you'll be amazed to see them swimming powerfully in the ocean
With 100+ species, sight the resident ravens, snowy owl & ptarmigan among many others like Tundra swan, Peregrine falcon, Bald eagle, auks, buntings, cranes, jaegers, larks, loons, pipits & many other arctic species.
Purpose built as an expedition vessel with a higher ice-class, she is famous for venturing far into the areas that are almost permanently iced down and totally unnavigable in winter by other vessels.
Join Expedition Team here for lectures, photography workshops, & Citizen Science Projects. The area also features scientific & educational equipment, such as microscopes & interactive maps, to dive into details of regions
Across two-levels both indoor/outdoor, It is an ideal place to scan the scenery and watch wildlife with your binoculars. The aft deck is especially famous for forward facing views of approaches
Each cabin is outside facing with large windows. 50% have private balconies, and aft suites features private outdoor hot tubs with spectacular views