Expedition Cruise

Heart of the Arctic

  • July 19 to July 31, 2020

From $4,995 to $16,495 USD

Single Supplement: Available

Flights: Available

Ice Pack


Visit three distinct Arctic regions on this voyage aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Meet the artists in South Baffin Island’s Inuit famous art-making communities and explore Nunavik, the Arctic coast of Quebec. Cross the Davis Strait in the wake of the explorers. Explore the deep fjords and vibrant communities of Greenland.

Board a Zodiac to seek whales, birds, bears, and caribou. Journey with scientists, historians, Inuit artists, and culturalists to the heart of the Arctic!

Heart of the Arctic 2020 map


  • Visit the art-making communities of the Canadian Arctic and Greenland

    Inuit art is famed throughout the world—an expression of a creative culture that is both ancient and contemporary.

    Tour the co-ops and workshops where brilliant prints, vibrant tapestries and stunning carvings are made. Meet the artists, and deepen your appreciation for the art of the Arctic!

    Art Making Communities
  • Seek marine mammals, and seabirds in the rich Arctic environments

    The fjords of Greenland, the coast of Baffin Island, the tides of Hudson Strait, and awe-inspiring Ungava Bay offer beauty—and bounty.

    From the ship, by Zodiac, or on hiking excursions, we’ll seek out the amazing creatures that call this rich region home—and revel in the scenery as we go!

    Polar Bear Ungava Bay
  • Appreciate Inuit life in Greenland, Nunavut, and Nunavik

    Visit three distinct regions of the Arctic to appreciate the diversity, and interconnectedness of Inuit life.

    In Greenland, the architecture reveals a distinct European flavour. In Nunavut, Inuit art reveals the unique creative spirit of Inuit culture. And in Nunavik, English, French, and Inuktitut blend in the unique hamlets of Ungava Bay.

    Inuit Life Greenland
  • Learn about Arctic nature and culture from experts

    Travelling in the company of local knowledge-keepers and recognized Arctic experts, we’ll appreciate the depth of what the Arctic offers.

    From geology to botany, archeology to art, climate change to language and heritage, we learn as we go, deepening our understanding day by day—and having fun in the process!

    Arctic Experts

Dates, Rates and Bookings

  • Heart of the Arctic

    July 19 to July 31, 2020

    From $4,995 to $16,495 USD

    Single Supplement: No single supplement on a limited quantity of cabins in categories 3 to 7!

    Once these cabins are sold, the single supplement fee is 1.5 times the berth cost.

    Starts: Ottawa, ON

    Ends: Toronto, ON

    • Northbound Charter Flight: price

      $945 USD

      Ottawa, ON to Iqaluit NU. Early-morning departure.

    • Southbound Charter Flight: price

      $1,350 USD

      Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, to Toronto, ON. Evening arrival.


Ocean Endeavour Scotland

The Ocean Endeavour

Outfitted with twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, multiple lounges, and a top-deck observation room, she is purpose-built for passenger experiences in remote environments. The Ocean Endeavour boasts a 1B ice class, enabling her to explore throughout the Arctic summer.

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