Heart of the Arctic
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!
© Michelle Valberg
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!
© Andrew Stewart
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!
© Michelle Valberg
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.
© Andre Gallant
Travel with local 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!
Our spacious, ice-strengthened vessel features twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, and stabilizers. 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.Learn more about Ship name