Small-Ship Expedition Cruise

Baffin Island and Greenland: Circling the Midnight Sun

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Highlights

  • Myna derrick lighting qulliq

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    Travel through Inuit Nunangat alongside Inuit

    Experience the extraordinary privilege of journeying through Inuit Nunangat—the ice, water, and lands of Inuit.

    Delve into a dynamic culture as you learn about the language, arts, cuisine, music, and traditions. Each facet is thoughtfully integrated into our on-board and onshore educational program, creating moments of authentic learning throughout your voyage.

    As honoured guests in the Inuit homeland, you’ll gain unique insights into the kinship between Inuit and the nuna (land). Connect with Inuit—artists, cultural educators, academics and more—who graciously share their knowledge and expertise.

    Try your hand at Inuit games, sample country food, visit a local hamlet, or simply walk the tundra with Inuit expedition team members who share Inuit Nunangat, their homeland, with you.

  • Polar bears resting on sea ice 2

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    Spot polar bears, whales, and seabirds in pristine Arctic environments

    Seek out the amazing creatures that call this rich region home and revel in the scenery as you go—from the ship, by Zodiac, or on hiking excursions.

    Admire the bounty and beauty of the fjords of Greenland, the coast of Baffin Island, and the tides of the Davis Strait.

  • Scenery of town in Pangnirtung

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    Experience Inuit art in Pangnirtung

    Pangnirtung, or “Pang” as locals call it, is famed for its art. Visit the Uqqurmiut Inuit Arts Centre and see where Inuit artists create beautifully woven tapestries and prints.

    Located on a narrow coastal plain against a spectacular backdrop of high mountains and a winding river valley, this charming community is sure to leave you in awe.

  • Mountain scape in cumberland peninsula

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    Explore the Cumberland Peninsula

    Spend two fun-filled days exploring the Cumberland Peninsula. Nestled on the southeastern coast of Baffin Island, this peninsula presents a mesmerizing tapestry of natural wonders and cultural heritage.

    Hike the tundra and immerse yourself in the beauty of your surroundings. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the elusive wildlife that calls this region home—polar bears, Arctic foxes, and beluga whales.

  • Landscapes around southeast baffin island

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    Wander through the breathtaking landscapes of Southeast Baffin Island

    Experience the breathtaking natural beauty of Southeast Baffin Island—the largest island in Canada and the fifth-largest island in the world.

    As you wander through the awe-inspiring terrain of the Arctic tundra, be awestruck by the majestic mountain peaks and tranquil fjords that envelop you.

    Our expert guides will offer unique insights into the local flora and fauna, archaeological sites, and Inuit culture that the island has fostered for centuries.

  • Viewing ice from cliff side in ilulissat

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    Marvel at enormous icebergs at Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Visit the fastest-calving glacier in the world, which spills thousands of enormous icebergs into the spectacular Ilulissat Icefjord in Disko Bay, Greenland every year.

    View the icebergs from the shore on a hike along the boardwalk and make your way to the Ilulissat Icefjord Centre to learn about this fascinating natural wonder.

  • Hiking around mountains in sisimiut

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    Hike and Zodiac cruise amidst stunning glaciers, islands, and fjords in Sisimiut

    Discover the enchanting beauty of West Greenland as you navigate its intricate coastal waterways, encompassing magnificent glaciers, captivating islands, and majestic fjords set against a backdrop of towering mountains.

    Explore this mesmerizing region on a hike or on a Zodiac cruise, where every turn reveals awe-inspiring vistas.

Ship

Ocean Endeavour Labrador

Ocean Endeavour

Our spacious, ice-strengthened vessel features twenty Zodiacs, and advanced navigation equipment. A doctor, paramedic, medical clinic, and enhanced health regime offer peace of mind. Roomy facilities offer comfortable travel with plenty of breathing room for all.

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