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ATLANTIC ISLAND ODYSSEY - save 15%

Cruise Line
Adventure Canada
Ship
Ocean Endeavour
Package Departs
27 Jun 2024
Other Dates
Package Duration
11 Nights
Embark Ship
St John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Disembark Ship
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, France

A 12 night journey to Sable Island, Cape Breton, Newfoundland & the Magdalen Islands with the expedition experts, Adventure Canada.

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US $7,620Per person

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11 Night Cruise sailing from St John's to Saint-Pierre aboard Ocean Endeavour.Day 1: St. John’s, NL, CanadaWelcome to St. John’s—the vibrant capital of Newfoundland and Labrador.Board the Ocean Endeavour for an evening departure and sail out of the historic port, looking out for Signal Hill as you exit the world-famous Narrows.The charming houses of the Battery are always a hit with shutterbugs. Watch for icebergs, whales, and seabirds as you sail!Day 2: At SeaListen to stories of the fascinating history and ecology of Sable Island as you sail towards its sandy shores.Enjoy workshops and presentations, watch a documentary, and get your binoculars ready to watch for marine mammals and seabirds in the rich waters of the northwest Atlantic.Day 3–5: Sable Island, NSBe among the lucky few to set foot on Sable Island, a sandbar as long as Manhattan, but only about a kilometre wide.See the world-famous Sable Island wild horses, the largest grey seal colony in the world, and its many varieties of birds—including the endemic Ipswich Sparrow.Hike the island’s sand dunes, take a Zodiac cruise along its shores, and learn first-hand about its fascinating human history.Due to the unique weather conditions here, we’ll maximize opportunities for you to explore.Day 6: The Gully Marine Protected AreaSail through the Gully, a marine protected area where the sea floor plunges two and a half kilometres into a submarine valley; it’s one of the most prominent undersea features in eastern Canada.Learn about the significant coral communities and diversity of shallow and deep-water fish here, which draw whales and dolphins.Join our on board researchers out on deck to scan the waves for exciting sightings and to appreciate this abundance of marine life!Day 7: Cape Breton Island & Bird IslandsImmerse yourself in Cape Breton Island's natural history, from its diverse habitats and wildlife to its rugged landscape formed by geological forces. Explore the island's unique cultural landscape, shaped by Mi'kmaq, Scottish, and Acadian people. Discover the island's boreal forests and wetlands, home to majestic moose, black bears, and bald eagles.Take a Zodiac cruise around Bird Islands, a critical seabird nesting and breeding area with Canada's largest colony of great cormorants. Watch for black-legged kittiwakes, razorbills, Atlantic puffins, black guillemots, and even Leach's storm petrels.Day 8: ChéticampCall in at the fishing village of Chéticamp on the western shore of Cape Breton Island. Enjoy the busy fishing harbour, rug-hooking museum, shops, and restaurants that all offer a taste of true Acadian heritage.Hike the spectacular Skyline Trail at nearby Cape Breton Highlands National Park, world-renowned for its wildlife and scenery of rugged highlands and wind-swept coasts.Day 9: Charlottetown, PEIEnjoy your free time while exploring Charlottetown. Wander through the historic downtown area, where the Charlottetown Conference took place and Canada's Constitution was born. Treat yourself to the best of local cuisine, including fresh seafood, produce, and craft beer, and experience the friendly charm of the locals.You could also opt for a guided cultural tour at Lennox Island Mi’kmaq First Nation. Learn the art of crafting beaded jewellery and woven baskets, make traditional bannock bread, and listen to stories passed down through generations.Day 10: Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QCSpend the day exploring the robust Acadian heritage, culture, cuisine, and language of Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine (the Magdalen Islands).Admire the striking red sandstone cliffs that, although a part of Québec, are in fact geographically closer to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.Meet some of the 12,000 or so friendly residents who call this archipelago home and be sure to browse the shops and restaurants for handicrafts, seafood, local wines, and beers!Day 11: Francois, NLExperience the warm hospitality and adventurous spirit of Francois, Newfoundland—a quaint and picturesque fishing village, with colourful homes and buildings that offer visitors a glimpse into Newfoundland's coastal lifestyle.Explore the town, and hike to stunning lookout points and waterfalls. A day in Francois will stimulate your soul and remind you of the importance of good neighbours, stories, and music.After a day of adventure, head to the community hall for an oversized kitchen party with treats, drinks, and dancing. Rediscover a bit of your own spirit, through the essence of Newfoundland's culture in this charming and resilient community.Day 12: Saint-Pierre, FranceSay your farewells to Atlantic Canada in the colourful town of Saint-Pierre, a delightful finale to your trip. Just off the shores of Newfoundland, lie the islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon—an official territory of the French Republic.Take a glimpse at the charming colourful houses with wooden balconies and narrow cobblestone streets as you disembark.

Package Duration: 12 nights Cruise & StayPackage Starts: 26 June 2024 - at St John`s hotel, CanadaCruise Starts: 27 June 2024 - from St John`s, CanadaCruise Ends: 8 July 2024 - at Saint-Pierre, FrancePackage Ends: 8 July 2024 - at St John`s airport, Canada__________________** ALL PRICES IN USD **Book before 31 March 2024 and save up to 15% on your cruise fare.Twin Cat 4 Porthole - was US $8840 - Earlybird price: US $7,620*ppTwin Cat 7 Window - was US $11040 - Earlybird price: US $9,455*ppTwin Cat 9 Junior Suite - was US $12540 - Earlybird price: US $10,700*pp___________________HIGHLIGHTS...• Experience four provinces in one itinerary• Explore remote areas of coastal Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Les Iles-de-la-Madeleine and the French island of Saint-Pierre• Set foot on mystical Sable Island, home to one of the world`s largest breeding colonies of grey seals, legendary wild horses, and rare birds• Experience Acadian food, music, and crafts in Cheticamp - a bilingual Maritime town• Explore Francois, Newfoundland: a charming fishing village with colorful buildings, warm hospitality, and a taste of coastal living.• Stroll the streets of Charlottetown - a city that seamlessly blends history, culinary delights, and warm hospitality.• Discover the rich cultural heritage and stunning red sandstone cliffs of the Les Iles-de-la-Madeleine• Watch for northern bottlenose and other whales as we transit the Gully Marine Protected Area• Discover North America’s oldest city, St. John`s, with its picturesque Battery neighborhood, majestic Signal Hill, and dynamic old town_________________ATLANTIC ISLAND ODYSSEY Cruise-Stay package includes:- 1 nights accommodation in St John`s pre-cruise- One way transfer from St John`s hotel to port- 11 night expedition cruise aboard the Ocean Endeavour from St John`s to Saint-Pierre- The expertise and company of the English speaking Adventure Canada expedition staff- Complimentary expedition wind and water resistant jacket (yours to keep)- Complimentary use of gumboots (loan onboard)- Onboard educational presentations- All shipboard meals, including on deck barbeques & afternoon tea, 24-hour coffee, tea and snacks- Hors d`ouevres & snacks during evening recaps- Zodiac tours and cruises- Port taxes- One way transfer from Saint-Pierre port to airport- One way charter flight from Saint-Pierre to St John`s inc tax

Out of the Northwest Passage 2024 - Save 25%

Cruise Line
Adventure Canada
Ship
Ocean Endeavour
Package Departs
11 Sep 2024
Other Dates
Package Duration
18 Nights
Embark Ship
Kugluktuk (Coppermine River), Nunavut
Disembark Ship
Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Cruise & Stay 18 nights with the Arctic experts, Adventure Canada!

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US $17,395Per person

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16 Night Cruise sailing from Kugluktuk to Kangerlussuaq aboard Ocean Endeavour.Day 1: Kugluktuk (Coppermine), NU, Canada - Begin Your AdventureTransfer to the Ocean Endeavour by Zodiac.Begin your journey in Kugluktuk, the westernmost community in Nunavut, located at the mouth of the Coppermine River.Known for many years as Coppermine, the community reverted to its original Inuinnaqtun name—meaning “place of moving waters”—on January 1st, 1996.Iqaluktuuttiaq (Cambridge Bay), NU is an alternate embarkation point that may be used based on sea, ice, and weather conditions.Day 2–4: Kitikmeot Region - Sail the Northwest PassageNavigate the ice-strewn waters of this infamous waterway in search of wildlife. Although this is Nunavut’s least-populated region, wildlife abounds here both in the sea and on land.Listen to the stories shared by locals of Roald Amundsen, who overwintered in the bay for two years while searching for the Northwest Passage. Amundsen became the first European to cross the Northwest Passage, thanks to the knowledge and largesse of Inuit.Day 5: Prince Regent Inlet - Enjoy Birdwatching & Zodiac CruisingSearch this area rich in marine and avian life for the thick-billed murres, ivory gulls, beluga, narwhal, and bowhead whales who reside in the ice-strewn waters.Delve deeper into the exploration of the Northwest Passage and the mercantile efforts of the Hudson's Bay Company at intriguing expedition landing sites.Day 6: Beechey Island - Visit a Franklin Expedition Historical SitePay your respects at this haunting memorial to Sir John Franklin’s failed expedition.Learn the compelling history of the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror’s attempts to sail through the Northwest Passage.Franklin’s crew overwintered at Beechey Island, where three of his men died, and numerous search parties later used the spot as a depot and rendezvous. Thomas Morgan of the HMS Investigator was buried here in 1854 alongside Franklin’s men.Visit their graves and the ruins of nearby Northumberland House while contemplating the poignant history.Day 7–8: Tallurutiup Imanga (Lancaster Sound) - Seek Whales, Seabirds, and Polar BearsSpend two fun-filled days exploring Tallurutiup Imanga  (Lancaster Sound), one of Canada's newest National Marine Conservation Areas.Cruise by ship and by Zodiac in search of narwhal, beluga, and bowhead whales that transit and feed in this area.Admire Devon Island’s unique geological character, with its flat-topped mountains, glacial valleys, and substantial ice cap. At the northern edge of Tallurutiup Imanga, it’s the largest uninhabited island on Earth at over 50,000 square kilometres.Hike the tundra, cruise a glacier face, and keep your eyes peeled for polar bears and other wildlife from ship and from shore.Visit archaeological sites with expert interpretation to learn about the human history of Inuit and their ancestors who once lived on this now-abandoned island.Then catch a glimpse of more recent history when you visit the remains of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Hudson's Bay Company site at Dundas Harbour.Day 9: Ausuittuq (Grise Fiord), NU - Experience Inuit CultureFeel welcomed into Ausuittuq, where you will have a chance to meet members of the community, learn about their way of life, and hear their stories.The hamlet, whose name means “place that never thaws,” sits 1,150 kilometres above the Arctic Circle.Learn about the significance of the origin of Canada’s northernmost community; during the Cold War in 1953, Inuit from Inukjuak, Québec and Mittimatalik were relocated under false pretences by the Canadian government with the aim of asserting Canadian sovereignty.Be sure to talk a walk up to the touching sculpture memorializing the community’s history.Day 10–11: Smith Sound - Reach Your Furthest NorthBreak your personal record of latitude in Smith Sound, an ancient Inuit travel route that divides Ellesmere Island from Greenland.Learn the stories of Adolphus Greely, Sir George Nares, Elisha Kent Kane, and other explorers and adventurers searching for the North Pole, who travelled these waters with varying degrees of success.Day 12: At Sea - Learn OnboardDeepen your understanding of the Arctic as we steam towards Greenland.Enjoy workshops and presentations, watch a documentary, and get out on deck with your binoculars to look for whales, seabirds, and marine wildlife.Day 13–14: Northwest Greenland - Hike the TundraChoose the activity you like best during an expedition landing on Greenland’s stunning northwest coast.Whether you prefer hiking, walking, photography, or sitting contemplatively, you’ll be delighted!Admire the glaciers and icebergs that abound here, as we seek opportunities to hike, Zodiac cruise, explore, and view wildlife as conditions allow.Day 15: Ilulissat - Take a Zodiac Cruise Around Towering IcebergsVisit the town of Ilulissat, with splendid museums, cafés, craft shops, and a busy fishing harbour.View the icebergs from shore on a hike along the boardwalk at this UNESCO World Heritage Site, then board a Zodiac to cruise your way among them!Ilulissat translates literally to “iceberg”—an apt name for this site at the mouth of the Sermeq Kujalleq glacier, a source of many of the icebergs in the North Atlantic.Day 16: Itilleq Fjord - Witness Stunning Glaciers, Islands, and FjordsExplore the west Greenland coastline, a rich mixture of islands and complex coastal waterways.The tundra foliage will be in gorgeous colour during your visit in the Arctic autumn.Enjoy one last expedition landing here to explore the landscape of wild Greenland.Day 17: Kangerlussuaq, Greenland - Cross the Arctic CircleComplete your journey up Kangerlussuaq Fjord (Søndre Strømfjord), a 190-kilometre-long fjord surrounded by mountains and glaciers, and cross the Arctic Circle one last time on your way.Kangerlussuaq, the settlement at the head of the fjord, is a former US Air Force base and Greenland’s primary flight hub.Transfer by Zodiac to shore.

Package Duration: 18 nights Cruise & StayPackage Starts: 11 September 2024 with flight from Vancouver to YellowknifeCruise Starts: 12 September 2024 from KugluktukCruise Ends: 28 September 2024 into KangerlussuaqPackage Ends: 29 September 2024 at Toronto hotel__________________** ALL PRICES IN USD **Book before 31st March 2024 and save up to 25% on your cruise fare.Twin Cat 3 Interior - was US $24,100 - Earlybird price: US $17,395*ppTwin Cat 7 Window - was US $29,000 - Earlybird price: US $20,695*ppTwin Cat 9 Junior Suite - was US $31,035 - Earlybird price: US $23,990*pp** NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT OFFER! While offer lasts, you can book a single sole use category 3 & 6 cabin without any single supplement!___________________HIGHLIGHTS...• Sail the fabled Northwest Passage• Seek polar bears, walrus, seabirds, and other Arctic wildlife in pristine natural environments • The possibility of experiencing the majesty of the Northern Lights• See the Franklin Expedition graves at Beechey Island • Watch for marine mammals and wildlife in Tallurutiup Imanga (Lancaster Sound) National Marine Conservation Area• Visit Ausuittuq (Grise Fiord), Canada`s northernmost community • Seek your `furthest north` in Smith Sound • Zodiac cruise among icebergs at Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site • Voyage the length of Kangerlussuaq Fjord (Sondre Stromfjord)—190 kilometres long!_________________OUT OF THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE Cruise-Stay package includes:- One way economy class airfare from Vancouver to Yellowknife- 1 nights accommodation in Yellowknife pre-cruise- One way charter flight from Yellowknife to Kugluktuk- One way transfer from Kugluktuk airport to port- 16 night expedition cruise aboard the Ocean Endeavour from Kugluktuk to Kangerlussuaq including:- The expertise and company of the English speaking Adventure Canada expedition staff- Complimentary expedition wind and water resistant jacket (yours to keep)- Complimentary use of gumboots (loan onboard)- Onboard educational presentations- All shipboard meals, including on deck barbeques & afternoon tea, 24-hour coffee, tea and snacks- Hors d`ouevres & snacks during evening recaps- Zodiac tours and cruises- Port taxes- One way transfer from Kangerlussuaq port to airport- One way charter flight from Kangerlussuaq to Toronto- 1 night hotel stay in Toronto, Canada

Greenland & Wild Labrador 2024 - SAVE 20%

Cruise Line
Adventure Canada
Ship
Ocean Endeavour
Package Departs
27 Sep 2024
Other Dates
Package Duration
15 Nights
Embark Ship
Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
Disembark Ship
St John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Save up to 20% when you cruise with Adventure Canada into the wilds of Greenland and Arctic Canada in 2024!

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US $10,585Per person

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14 Night Cruise sailing from Kangerlussuaq to St Johns aboard Ocean Endeavour.Day 1: Kangerlussuaq, Greenland - Cross the Arctic CircleBegin your journey by sailing out of Kangerlussuaq Fjord (Søndre Strømfjord), a 190-kilometre-long fjord surrounded by mountains and glaciers.Cross the Arctic Circle on your way and spend time on deck watching for aurora borealis.Kangerlussuaq, the settlement at the head of the fjord, is a former US Air Force base and Greenland’s primary flight hub.Day 2: Kangerlussuatsiaq Fjord - Take a Zodiac Cruise at the Foot of a GlacierSee why Kangerlussuatsiaq lives up to its Danish name, Evighedsfjorden, which means “the fjord of eternity.”Marvel at this complex coastal waterway that includes calving glaciers, sheer bird cliffs, and streams cascading against a towering mountain backdrop.Explore this sublime glacial landscape by ship and by Zodiac.The waters here are relatively warm, due to the West Greenland Current and the subarctic location.Day 3: Nuuk - Visit Museums, Shops, and CafésStop in at vibrant Nuuk, the capital of Greenland.Visit the Greenland National Museum, one of the city’s many outstanding features, where the world-famous Qilakitsoq mummies rest.The old harbour includes many buildings dating from Danish colonial days, while contemporary Nuuk is known for art, shopping, pubs, and cafés.Day 4: At Sea — Davis Strait - Learn OnboardDeepen your understanding of the environment, cultures, and history of the region as we steam across the Davis Strait towards Labrador.Enjoy workshops and presentations, watch a documentary, and get out on deck!Keep your binoculars ready to spot whales and seabirds who follow in our wake.Day 5-7: Torngat Mountains National Park, NL, Canada - Hike the Mountainous Tundra & Spot WildlifeSpend three days exploring an area of treeless, mountainous tundra in Torngat Mountains National Park, where some of Canada’s highest peaks east of the Rockies are found.Enjoy your time hiking, visiting archaeological sites, and Zodiac cruising. Here, Inuit of Nunatsiavut will be your guides in their spiritual homeland.Be on the lookout for marine mammals, polar and black bears, caribou, falcons, and eagles.Day 8: Hebron - Ponder Poignant HistoryStep back in time to the historical site of Hebron, which preserves a Moravian Mission station dating from the 1830s.Call in at the old church, which is where Inuit who resided here in 1959 learned they would be forced to relocate.Take a moment to read the plaque that commemorates this history and the apology to people affected by the relocations, issued by the government of Newfoundland & Labrador in 2005.Listen to the stories shared by our guides and meet former Hebron residents and their kin who continue to visit the site and to hunt and fish nearby.Day 9: Nain - Experience Inuit CultureVisit thriving Nain, the most northerly community in Labrador and the administrative capital of Nunatsiavut.Stop in at the historic Moravian church, enjoy the vibrant brass band, and visit Illusuak, the stunning new cultural centre.Expect a warm welcome and the opportunity to peruse plenty of arts and handicrafts at this dynamic visit.This will be your first chance to see trees since the start of your journey!Day 10-12: The Labrador Coast - Enjoy Hiking & Zodiac CruisesExplore the southern Labrador coast, where you’ll find a diverse geography of coastal barrens, high subarctic tundra, high boreal forest, mid-boreal forest, string bog, and islands.Choose the activity you prefer during expedition landings in this beautiful and quiet region.Day 13: L'Anse aux Meadows - Immerse Yourself in Viking ArchaeologyWander through the reconstructed Viking habitation at L’Anse aux Meadows, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the only authenticated Norse settlement in North America.Learn more about the archaeological remains that date to approximately 1000 CE, and how—amazingly—the site was first found here in 1960 by a close reading of the Viking sagas.Be sure to visit the superb interpretation centre and meet the actors in period costumes as you make your way through the reconstructed Norse-style sod buildings. This is a must-see for any visitor to Newfoundland and Labrador!Day 14: Eastern Newfoundland - Visit Picturesque Villages & Charming CommunitiesLook forward to a characteristically warm Newfoundland welcome upon your arrival in the picturesque villages and unique communities that dot the rocky shores of the northeast coast of Newfoundland.Have your camera at the ready—photographers will have their work cut out for them capturing all the special charm of classic island communities and rambling coastlines.Day 15: St. John’s, NL, Canada - Wave a Fond FarewellWelcome to St. John’s—the vibrant capital of Newfoundland and Labrador.Complete your journey by sailing into historic St. John’s harbour, looking out for Signal Hill as you enter the world-famous Narrows.Photograph the charming houses of the Battery, always a hit with shutterbugs.Say your farewells in this cultural hotspot and what is sometimes called North America's oldest city.

Package Duration: 15 nights Cruise & StayPackage Starts: 27 September 2024 - from Toronto hotelCruise Starts: 28 September 2024 - from Kangerlussuaq, GreenlandCruise Ends: 12 October 2024 - into St John`s, Newfoundland, CanadaPackage Ends: 12 October 2024 - in St John`s, Newfoundland, Canada__________________** ALL PRICES IN USD **Book before 31st March 2024 and save up to 20% on your cruise fare.Twin Cat 3 Interior - was US $12,970 - your special price: US $10,585*ppTwin Cat 7 Window - was US $17,270 - Earlybird price: US $13,840*pp___________________HIGHLIGHTS...• Zodiac along the face of a Greenlandic glacier• Cross the Arctic Circle by ship via glorious Kangerlussuaq Fjord (Sondre Stromfjord)• See and learn about the Qilakitsoq mummies at the Greenland National Museum in Nuuk• Hike and Zodiac among the fall colours of Torngat Mountains National Park, a model of Inuit leadership • Enjoy a warm Inuit welcome in Nain, the administrative capital of Nunatsiavut • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of L`Anse aux Meadows • Sail through the Narrows into St. John’s historic harbour for a spectacular finale _________________GREENLAND & WILD LABRADOR Cruise-Stay package includes:- 1 nights accommodation in Toronto pre-cruise- One way transfer from Toronto hotel to airport- One way charter flight from Toronto to Kangerlussuaq- One way transfer from Kangerlussuaq airport to port- 14 night expedition cruise aboard the Ocean Endeavour from Kangerlussuaq to St John`s including:- The expertise and company of the English speaking Adventure Canada expedition staff- Complimentary expedition wind and water resistant jacket (yours to keep)- Complimentary use of gumboots (loan onboard)- Onboard educational presentations- All shipboard meals, including on deck barbeques & afternoon tea, 24-hour coffee, tea and snacks- Hors d`ouevres & snacks during evening recaps- Zodiac tours and cruises- Port taxes

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