Sep. 17 to Oct. 1, 2021
Follow the route of Leif Erikson from Greenland to Newfoundland, via coastal Labrador.
Sailing south over the Arctic Circle, surrounded by mountains and glaciers. Greenland’s coast is sublime!
Crossing the Davis Strait, we visit Torngat Mountains National Park, staffed completely by Inuit. Our southerly journey will follow the rugged Labrador coast. Across the Strait of Belle Isle in Newfoundland, we’ll roam North America’s only authenticated Norse site before sailing the picturesque coast of northeast Newfoundland.
Greenland & Wild Labrador 2021 expedition map
Cross the Arctic Circle by ship in glorious Sondre Stromfjord
Sailing south from Kangerlussuaq to Baffin Bay, enjoy the stunning mountain scenery of Sondre Stromfjord. At 160 kilometres in length, this incredible waterway showcases some of Greenland’s finest scenery.
- Enjoy your special moment of crossing the Arctic Circle
- Watch for Northern Lights above the mountain peaks
- Catch a glimpse of Greenland’s incredible ice cap
Visit Nuuk, Greenland’s intriguing capital
The city of Nuuk offers a fascinating glimpse into Greenland’s history—and future. A bustle of activity, the city at first glance offers a taste of Europe, with art galleries, cafes, and restaurants.
Look a little closer and you will see historic buildings from the whaling era. The excellent museum offers a deep dive into the fascinating history and culture of Greenland.
Take a hike in Torngat Mountains National Park
The highest mountains in Canada east of the Rockies form the backdrop to the only park initiated and staffed entirely by Inuit.
Gorgeous fjords, landscapes ablaze with autumn colours, and wonderful wildlife opportunities—including the possibility of both polar and black bears—make travel in the Torngats unbeatable!
Enjoy a warm Inuit welcome in Nain, capital of Nunatsiavut
Few Canadians have been to Labrador; fewer still to Nunatsiavut, the Inuit region of which the town of Nain is the capital.
A historic church, a vibrant musical tradition and plenty of art and handicrafts await visitors to Nain. And the Inuit welcome, complete with country food and games, is unforgettable!
Visit the restored Viking habitation at L’Anse aux Meadows
The only authenticated Norse archeological site in all of North America, L’Anse aux Meadows, at the northern tip of Newfoundland is a must-see.
Here, the Viking settlement—first discovered in the 1960s—has been reconstructed. A fabulous interpretation centre and wonderful guides in period costume bring Viking history to life.
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