Polar

From the dramatic islands and remote villages of the Arctic to the wildlife-filled fjords and passages of Antarctica, our Polar small ship cruise adventures enable you to experience these incredible destinations in comfort and safety. Cruise through Canada’s Northwest Passage to Baffin Island or spot polar bears in Greenland or Norway’s Svalbard, with the option to carve through the ice in a hull-hardened expedition ship all the way to the North Pole. Join a luxury cruise ship to experience the volcanic landscapes of Iceland and the romance of the Scottish Isles or journey to the fascinating countries of Finland and Russia. At the other end of the earth lies the “white continent” of Antarctica where penguins, seals and whales can be spotted amidst the floating icebergs. Discover the natural and human history onboard a small expedition ship or opt for a fly/cruise combo to experience Antarctica from multiple perspectives. No matter the Polar destination, get in touch with our team of experts to start planning your once-in-a-lifetime cruise adventure.

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Art and Wildlife of the Arctic

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16 Days
North America, Polar, Arctic, Greenland

Slow down life’s hectic pace on a two-week journey of watery wonderment. Marvel at the magnificent Jakobshavn Icefjord as it glistens beautifully in the virgin waters. Enjoy Zodiac® tours and tundra...

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$11,150
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Greenland of Great Explorers

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15 Days
Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic, Greenland

From Longyearbyen in Spitsbergen, L’Austral heads for Jan Mayen Island, located on the threshold of the Arctic and North Atlantic Oceans. This isolated and uninhabited volcanic island was a whale...

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$11,500
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Iceland to Norway

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15 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic, Iceland

Welcome to the Realm of the polar bear! With over 60% of the Svalbard region covered in ice, the breathtakingly beautiful icebergs and glaciers of the Svalbard Archipelago will not disappoint....

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$11,500
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Following the Route of the Norse

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16 Days
North America, Canada, Polar, Arctic, Greenland, Iceland

Follow in the footsteps of the early Norse exploration of Greenland and Canada and go beyond your boundaries in a region that is unparalleled in bucolic loveliness. From the outstanding pieces of...

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$10,800
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In the Wake of the Vikings: A Voyage from Iceland to Greenland

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12 Days
Polar, Arctic, Greenland, Iceland

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...

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$4,995
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West Greenland: Disko Bay

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10 Days
Polar, Arctic, Greenland, Iceland

On this 10-day voyage explore Disko Bay, an area as rich in history and legend as it is famous for icebergs and whales. During your arctic expedition explore the natural wonders of northwest...

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$4,395
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Hot Springs and Icebergs: Iceland to West Greenland

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8 Days
Polar, Arctic, Greenland, Iceland

Go by land, sea, and air to discover the thrilling nature of two geologically extraordinary countries! Start by exploring the cuisine and music of metropolitan Reykjavík, soak in Iceland’s thermal...

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$6,990
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In the Wake of Vikings

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9 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic, Iceland

Join Le Laperouse on this fantastic adventure starting in Reykjavik, boasting real cultural riches, particularly in contemporary art. Then discover Heimaey, the only inhabited island in the Westmann...

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$5,080
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Svalbard, Iceland & Greenland's East Coast

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16 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic, Greenland, Iceland

Explore the Svalbard archipelago on this 16-day Arctic expedition cruise. See the majestic setting that the lordly polar bear freely roams. Follow in the wake of fearless explorers and colonists...

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$15,990
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland

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10 Days
Europe, Polar, Iceland

Iceland’s geology in all its manifestations is world-class: glaciers, thundering waterfalls, immense cliffs, geothermal springs, boiling mud pots, and rock and lava-scapes of unearthly beauty. It...

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$10,990
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Iceland Roundtrip

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10 Days
Europe, Polar, Iceland

A spectrum of natural wonders awaits you on this voyage: from the geological playground of Lake Myvatn to a glacial lagoon and recent volcanic eruptions, immerse yourself in authentic local living....

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$7,430
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Discovery of the King of the Arctic

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13 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic

Board luxurious L'Austral for this 13-day excursion through the high Arctic, visiting Norway's northernmost provinces in the Spitsbergen Archipelago. Glaciers, icebergs, fjords, and mountains...

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$15,060
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Wild Norway and Svalbard

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15 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic

Set sail from Norway to Svalbard on this 15-day Arctic voyage. Cruise through pristine landscapes and encounter the unique wildlife which calls the region home. Journey into remote fjords and bask in...

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$11,980
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Norway Fjords and Arctic Svalbard

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15 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic

“The land divides us, the sea unites", Norwegians have said for centuries. The sea here carves a 1,100-mile-long coastline (longer than the U.S. west coast) and on this 16-day expedition explore...

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$17,840
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Chukotka: Where Russia’s Day Begins - 16 Days - Spirit of Enderby

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16 Days
Polar, Arctic

The Expedition to Chukotka will be filled with amazing firsthand experience with the fascinating people of the region. You will listen to their extraordinary stories and learn about their deep...

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$9,500
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Three Arctic Islands: Iceland, Greenland & Svalbard, 14 Days, Ocean Adventurer

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14 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic, Greenland, Iceland

Named as one of the “50 Tours of a Lifetime” by National Geographic this three country expedition is an extraordinary adventure that one has to experience to truly appreciate. The travelers will see...

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$10,200
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Svalbard – Spitsbergen In-Depth - Days: 13– Ocean Adventurer

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13 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic

Spitsbergen is Norway’s largest island and the amazing sceneries across the area will help you enjoy the best expedition of your life. This voyage is designed to make you live experiences that will...

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$10,400
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Baffin Island – Jewel of the Arctic- Days: 12 –Akademik Ioffe

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12 Days
Polar, Arctic

This is an amazingly planned expedition where you will have the time of your life, exploring the Arctic and enjoying the wilderness of the Baffin Island. The variety of birds and the wildlife all...

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$7,295
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Baffin Island – Jewel of the Arctic - Days: 12 – Akademik Sergey Vavilov

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12 Days
Polar, Arctic

The wilderness and the great flora and fauna around the Baffin Island is bound to give you an outstanding experience. The east coast of the island has amazingly huge mountains and glaciers.  You...

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$7,295
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Svalbard – Spitsbergen Explorer - Days: 12 – Akademik Sergey Vavilov

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11 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic

The most tremendous adventures and scenic beauties await you at the Spitsbergen and Svalbard archipelago. You have the chance of viewing a wide diversity of birds and wildlife. The northernmost...

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$7,795
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High Arctic Explorer - 10 Days, Akademik Ioffe

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10 Days
Polar, Arctic

It is an amazingly planned voyage where you can experience the amazing Canadian history and the wildlife. Exploring the Arctic will take you to the amazing Royal Canadian Police outposts which are...

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$6,795
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Newland To Iceland

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14 Days
North America, Canada, Europe, Polar, Arctic, Iceland

This trip will take you to a route that would go along the shoreline of Newland while giving you a taste of the sites that have been declared a part of the World Heritage by UNESCO in Canada to take...

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$4,837
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Greenland Newfoundland and Labrador

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17 Days
North America, Canada, Polar, Arctic, Greenland

Identify the unspoiled and grand scenery of Greenland and then chart your course for the North Atlantic Coast, where you can discover towering mountains, rivers, lakes, deep forests and massive rocks...

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$7,200
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Patagonia to Antarctica

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20 Days
Latin America, Polar, Antarctica

Exploring the vibrant cities of Buenos Aires and Valparaiso, together with the remote and wildly beautiful landscapes of Patagonia and Antarctica, this 20-day itinerary offers a comprehensive insight...

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$11,154
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Patagonia to Antarctica

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19 Days
Latin America, Polar, Antarctica

Travel from the colorful streets of Valparaiso down to Chilean Patagonia and across the Drake Passage to Antarctica on this 19-day itinerary. Discover remote villages and breathtaking scenery while...

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$11,153
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Antarctic Peninsula, Patagonia, and South Georgia

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25 Days
Latin America, Polar, Antarctica

Combine three of South America’s most fascinating cities with the wild and remote landscapes of Antarctica, Patagonia and South Georgia on this exhilarating 24-day itinerary. Witness the UNESCO World...

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$17,400
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Antarctic Peninsula & Coastal Patagonia

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18 Days
Latin America, Polar, Antarctica

Travel from the southernmost city in the world through the breathtaking landscapes of Antarctica, before returning to the bohemian streets of Valparaiso on this 19-day itinerary. Sail past blue-hued...

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$11,154
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Antarctica, Falklands and Patagonia

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22 Days
Latin America, Polar, Antarctica

Led by an experienced team of expedition scientists, naturalists and photographers, join us for a 22-day itinerary through the majestic landscapes of Patagonia and Antarctica. Soak up the culture and...

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$4,400
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Pathways to Franklin, 10 Days, Akademik Ioffe

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10 Days
Polar, Arctic

The Northwest Passage is among the most exciting expeditions that you can possibly go through in our life. The excitement of seeing new places along with the diverse wildlife and bird sanctuary in...

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$6,795
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Pathways to Franklin, 10 Days, Akademik Sergey Vavilov

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10 Days
Polar, Arctic

Sail through the amazing routes of the Northwest Passage that holds mysteries and great adventures. Relive the history that you have read for long and explore the region as has been done by great...

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High Arctic Explorer, 10 Days, Akademik Sergey Vavilov

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10 Days
Polar, Arctic

Exploring the Canadian Arctic can help you explore the amazing wildlife and the rich history associated with the Canadian Arctic. During this trip, you will be going through the amazing and historic...

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Svalbard Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic, 11 Days, Ocean Nova

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11 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic

An 11 day long trip to the Arctic for exploring the Wildlife of Spitsbergen. The island has amazing scenery along with a great wildlife. There are polar bears and also the rare walrus. Svalbard...

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$8,600
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Arctic Express Air-Cruise: Greenland’s Northern Lights, 10 Days, Ocean Nova

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10 Days
Polar, Arctic, Greenland

We invite you to be a part of the most amazing trip you could have in your lifetime. Explore Greenland, one of the most amazing places in the world and witness the enticing Northern lights of the...

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$6,560
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Svalbard – Spitsbergen Encounter, 10 Days, Akademik Sergey Vavilov

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10 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic

Spitsbergen and Svalbard archipelago are dream destinations for wildlife and birdlife enthusiasts. Thanks to the expert guides, you will also get the most informative lesson on glaciology. The region...

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$5,895
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Canada’s Epic East Coast and Labrador - 21 Days, Akademik Sergey Vavilov

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21 Days
North America, Canada, Polar, Arctic

Get ready to thoroughly explore Canada’s amazing east coast, Newfoundland, and Labrador, in this adventure-filled journey. The adventure begins through storied small fishing settlements in Canada's...

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$5,195
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Svalbard – Spitsbergen Polar Bear Expedition, 9 Days, Ocean Nova

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9 Days
Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Polar, Arctic

Polar bears, reindeer, and walruses will be your first sight on this beautiful Norwegian island. Svalbard archipelago lies above the arctic circle, at the north of Norway. The location makes it a...

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Labrador and Torngat Explorer, 11 days, Akademik Ioffe

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11 Days
North America, Canada, Polar, Arctic

The expedition involves exploring a series of Canada's historic location along the east coast. This includes some of the Canada's UNESCO World Heritage sites, National Parks, historic towns including...

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$3,695
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