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Hurtigruten Group

The Northwest Passage

In the Wake of the Great Explorers (Eastbound)

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Departure date
Duration
26 days
Ship
Multiple Offers

Cruise Overview

Attempt a Northwest Passage crossing from the Pacific to the Atlantic

  • 26-day Northwest Passage expedition cruise attempting the fabled journey from the Pacific to the Atlantic, enjoying breathtaking scenery along the way.

  • Embark on an epic adventure as we cruise from Alaska to Greenland and onto Halifax in Nova Scotia, via beautiful Baffin Bay.

  • Discover UNESCO-listed sites like Ilulissat Icefjord in Greenland, Inuit settlements and Arctic wildlife, including polar bears, whales and caribou.

26-day expedition cruise through the Northwest Passage, attempting a rare, breathtaking adventure from the Pacific to the Atlantic

Cross the Northwest Passage

Following in the footsteps of explorers before us, we’ll attempt to navigate the ice floes and islands of the fabled Northwest Passage. Your Expedition Team will guide you to the best places to see amazing scenery and seek out whales, seals, and even polar bears.

Arctic cultures

Visit the famous Gold Rush town of Nome in Alaska; the modern settlement of Sisimiut; the colorful houses of UNESCO-listed Ilulissat set against a backdrop of ever-changing icebergs; and the charming Canadian city of Corner Brook.

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Adults
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Children
(2-15 years)
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Available Dates

2024
No available cabins

Itinerary

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Vibrant Vancouver

Day 1

No place like Nome

Day 2

Discoveries at sea

Day 3-7

The Northwest Passage.

Day 8-17

Crossing Baffin Bay

Day 18

UNESCO-listed Ilulissat

Day 19

Spectacular Sisimiut

Day 20

Crossing the Labrador Sea

Day 21-22

The history of Red Bay

Day 23

Classic Corner Brook

Day 24

Final day at sea

Day 25

Arriving in Halifax

Day 26

Attempt

- - - Attempted route, ice conditions dependent 

Our Attempts are voyages where we challenge the elements in true expedition style. As we explore these remote and captivating areas in a safe way, our adventure will ultimately be guided by nature. If weather, sea or ice conditions do not allow our planned navigation, our experienced crew will deliver an adapted itinerary. Flexibility and our deep knowledge of the area combine to give you an amazing exploration experience.

What's included

Flights

  • Economy class flight from Vancouver to Nome

Hotel

  • Overnight in Vancouver before the expedition cruise, including breakfast

Transfers

  • Transfer from the hotel to the airport in Vancouver before the expedition cruise
  • Transfer from the airport to the ship in Nome before the expedition cruise

Expedition Cruise

  • Stay in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages* in the Aune and Fredheim restaurants
  • Fine-dining À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board†
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and guide activities, both on board and ashore
  • Range of included activities

Onboard activities

  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team
  • Full use of our Science Center, extensive library, and advanced biological and geological equipment
  • The Citizen Science Program allows guests to contribute to ongoing scientific research projects.
  • Our onboard professional photographer will give photography tips and teach techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife photos.
  • The ship has hot tubs, an infinity pool, a sauna, an outdoor and indoor gym, and a running track
  • Join informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings.

Landing activities

  • Escorted landings with small boats (RIBs)
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will be on hand to assist you.

Notes

  • All planned activities are subject to weather and ice conditions
  • Excursions and activities are subject to change
  • Please ensure you meet all entry and boarding requirements
  • No gratuities are expected

What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel protection

  • Baggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

Included Programs

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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