The passage has intrigued explorers and fortune seekers for years. Take this Northwest passage cruise expedition to follow the footsteps of explorers, while also experiencing the incredible variety of wildlife in the area.
Length of Travel: 13 Days
Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: Fly from Ottawa, Canada to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Embarkation.
Day 2-3: Cruise around the west coast of Greenland.
Days 4-5: Cross Baffin Bay.
Days 6-12: Cruise east visiting islands.
Day 13: Disembarkation in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada. Fly to Edmonton, Canada.
Your adventure begins. You will fly from Ottawa, Canada to Greenland. Your ship will set sail this evening. As you settle into your cabin, your ship will head northwards.
Fjords await you. Your adventure continues as your ship explores the scenic coast of western Greenland. The coast provides a mix of historical sites, small villages, and breathtaking scenery. Glaciers abound.
It’s time to head east. Your crossing of Baffin Bay towards Canada will depend on the weather and ice conditions. During your crossing be sure to watch out for several whale species, birds, and seals. Expect to be entertained by lectures onboard or take this time to relax with your shipmates.
Your ship will now wind its way east through several islands. The ice and wildlife conditions will guide your explorations of these Canadian islands. You will learn about Inuit history in the town of Pond Inlet. Lancaster Sound and Prince Leopold Island will provide plentiful opportunities for wildlife viewings. Polar bears, birds, and beluga whales abound. Your adventures will continue to overlap with parts of the lost Franklin Expedition. The crew will help you learn all that you want to know about the history.
Your adventure ends in Cambridge Bay. Cambridge Bay is an important fishing village and you might be able to see remains from the ill-fated expedition. After learning some Inuit history, you will fly from here back to Edmonton, Canada.