Itinerary, Pricing and Cabins

Expedition Cruise

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.

Heart of the Arctic 2020 map

Itinerary

Adventure Canada itineraries may be subject to change without notice due to weather, ice, and sea conditions

  • Day 1
    Iqaluit

    Iqaluit, at the head of Frobisher Bay, is Nunavut’s bustling capital. A population of nearly 8,000 (and growing) call Iqaluit home. Local attractions include the territorial Legislature, igloo-inspired St. Jude’s Cathedral, art shops, and more.

    We will transfer by Zodiac to the Ocean Endeavour through busy Iqaluit harbour. Take a moment to notice the amazing tide! Once all are aboard, we’ll begin our journey down Frobisher Bay.

    Iqaluit View From The Air
  • Day 2
    Frobisher Bay

    We’ll be on the lookout for wildlife, of course. Our geologists will have you raving about rocks, and the tundra plants beneath your feet are worth a closer look. Expect compelling scenery, and soak up the Arctic splendor as we go!

    Frobisher Bay
  • Day 3
    Kimmirut (Lake Harbour)

    Kimmirut means “the heel” in Inuktitut, referring to an outcrop of marble across the bay from the community. Kimmirut is considered one of the most charming communities on the South Baffin coast.

    Art aficionados may know the hamlet as Lake Harbour, once the home of a Hudson Bay Company post. Art has played a major role in putting Kimmirut on the map. The Dewey Soper Building houses a gallery of outstanding works of art.

    Kimmirut Inuit Games
  • Day 4
    Kinngait (Cape Dorset)

    Kinngait was ground zero for the Inuit art market. In 1959, the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative was established: it remains the oldest arts organization in the Canadian Arctic and the oldest professional Inuit printmaking studio in Canada.

    Old and new generations of outstanding artists, carvers, and printmakers continue to make Kinngait a proud centre for Inuit art. We’ll visit studios and meet the artists here—an opportunity to purchase outstanding works straight from the source.

    Print Art Kinngait Cape Dorset
  • Day 5
    Hudson Strait

    On this exploration day, we’ll be making the most of what the wind, weather and wildlife have to offer. We can expect to navigate the icy waters of Hudson Strait. Our expedition staff will scan for polar bears, walrus, whales, seals, and seabirds as we go.

    Hudson Strait Ice
  • Day 6–7
    Ungava Peninsula, QC

    Along the Ungava Peninsula, we explore an area of treeless tundra rich in geology and flora. We’ll enjoy hiking and a Zodiac cruise.

    Passengers With Botanist 1
  • Day 8–9
    Ungava Bay

    Large and shallow, Ungava Bay is a rich ecosystem and home to a variety of wildlife, including an endangered Beluga population and Canada’s largest number of breeding Thick-billed Murres. Here we’ll use our Zodiacs to scout the shorelines and any outlying ice with hopes of seeing polar bears, walrus, and other marine life.

    We’ll pay a visit to uninhabited Akpatok Island, the biggest island in Ungava Bay, at over nine hundred square kilometres. It’s named for the akpat—the Thick-billed Murres—that nest on ledges of Aktpatok’s lofty cliffs.

    Akpatok Island Polar Bear
  • Day 10
    At Sea – Davis Strait

    Our presentation series will continue as we steam across the Davis Strait towards Greenland. Our resource staff will deepen your understanding of the Arctic as we go. This is an excellent time to enjoy workshops and group learning, watch a documentary or dive into our library.

    While out on deck, keep your binoculars ready for minke and humpback whales amid pack ice, as well as the seabirds that are sure to mark our passage.

    Davis Strait Ice Berg
  • Day 11
    Nuuk, GL

    Welcome to Nuuk, the capital of Greenland that bridges old and new. The old harbour region of town includes many buildings dating from the Danish colonial days. The modern downtown core includes shopping, cafes and restaurants, and public institutions with a European flair.

    The Greenland National Museum is one of Nuuk’s many outstanding features; the world-famous Qilakitsoq mummies are housed here. The museum’s exhibits also offer in-depth information about colonial, Norse, and Inuit presence in Greenland—a must-see.

    Nuuk Greenland Mummies
  • Day 12
    Kangerlussuatsiaq Fjord

    West Greenland’s complex coastal waterways include glaciers, islands and fjords against a towering mountain backdrop. The waters are relatively warm here, due to the West Greenland Current and the sub-Arctic location. We’ll explore this sublime landscape by ship, and by Zodiac.

    People Qeqqata Kommunia
  • Day 13
    Kangerlussuaq, GL

    Early this morning we’ll complete our overnight journey up Sondre Stromfjord—a 168-kilometre-long fjord surrounded by mountains and glaciers. Kangerlussuaq, the town at its eastern head, means ‘the big fjord’.

    Kangerlussuaq is a former US Air Force base and Greenland’s primary flight hub. We’ll transfer to shore by Zodiac and be bused along Greenland’s longest road—less than twenty kilometres—to the airport, where our charter flight will take us to Toronto.

    Sondre Stromfjord 11

Incentives

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    Free Single Supplement

    For those who prefer not to share, we have a limited quantity of cabins in category 3 through to category 7 with no single supplement! Once these cabins are sold, the single supplement fee is 1.5 times the berth cost. Single occupancy in categories 8–10 is available at full double-occupancy rates. Can be combined with Multi-Trip Promotion, League of Adventurers Loyalty Rewards Program, and 2020 Early-Bird Incentive. Subject to cabin availability.

  • Multi Trip Promotion Icon

    Multi-Trip Promotion

    Receive 10% off the berth cost when you book more than one Ocean Endeavour expedition in a calendar year. Can be combined with Free Single Supplement promotion and League of Adventurers Loyalty Rewards Program.

  • Family Friendly Icon

    Family Friendly

    Children four years old and younger pay only for charter airfare—and children two years and younger travel free! Children must be accompanied by a full-fare adult. Can be combined with the League of Adventurers Loyalty Rewards Program.

  • Save 30 Under 30 Icon

    Save 30% under 30

    Save 30% on berth cost for travellers under thirty years of age. Can be combined with the League of Adventurers Loyalty Rewards Program.

  • Price Guarantee Icon

    Price Guarantee

    If Adventure Canada reduces the price of the berth portion of the fare of any expedition more than 120 days prior to departure, previously booked clients may claim the lower rate. For more information, please visit adventurecanada.com/guarantee.

Pricing and Cabins

All Cabin Amenities

  • Private bath
  • Telephone
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Intercom
  • Hair dryer, bathrobe, towels, body wash, and hair care products
  • Cabin Category 10
    Suite

    $16,495 USD

    per person

    Cabin Details

    Categoty 10 Suite Oe

    Cabin Category 10 Ocean Endeavour Suite

    Cabin Category 10
    Suite
    Deck 7 Forward-Facing

    • Forward-facing picture windows, unobstructed view
    • Matrimonial bed (bigger than US double but smaller than a Queen)
    • Private bath with full tub
    • Refrigerator
    • Approximately 310 square feet
  • Cabin Category 9
    Junior Suite

    $15,195 USD

    per person

    Cabin Details

    Category 9 Junior Suite Oe

    Cabin on deck 5

    Cabin Category 9 Ocean Endeavour Junior Suite Deck 5

    Cabin Category 9
    Junior Suite
    Deck 5

    • Picture windows, unobstructed view
    • Matrimonial bed (bigger than US double but smaller than a Queen)
    • Private bath
    • Sitting area
    • Approximately 270 square feet
    Cabin Category 9 Ocean Endeavour Junior Suite Deck 7 Forward

    Cabin Category 9
    Junior Suite
    Deck 7 Forward-Facing

    • Forward-facing picture windows, unobstructed view
    • Matrimonial bed (bigger than US double but smaller than a Queen)
    • Private bath with full tub
    • Sitting area
    • Refrigerator
    • Approximately 290 square feet
  • Cabin Category 8
    Superior Twin

    $13,895 USD

    per person

    Cabin Details

    Category 8 Superior Twin Oe

    Cabin Category 8 Ocean Endeavour Superior Twin Deck 5

    Cabin Category 8
    Superior Twin
    Deck 5

    • Two picture windows, unobstructed view
    • Two lower berths
    • Private bath
    • Sitting area
    • Approximately 210 square feet
    Cabin Category 8 Ocean Endeavour Superior Twin Deck 7 Forward

    Cabin Category 8
    Superior Twin
    Deck 7 Forward-Facing

    • Forward-facing picture windows, unobstructed view
    • Matrimonial bed (bigger than US double but smaller than a Queen)
    • Private bath with full tub
    • Approximately 180 square feet
    Cabin Category 8 Ocean Endeavour Superior Twin Deck 7 Midship

    Cabin Category 8
    Superior Twin
    Deck 7

    • Picture windows, partial obstruction
    • Matrimonial bed (bigger than US double but smaller than a Queen)
    • Private bath
    • Refrigerator
    • Approximately 190 square feet
  • Cabin Category 7
    Select Twin

    $12,595 USD

    per person

    Cabin Details

    Category 7 Select Twin Oe

    Cabin on deck 8

    Cabin Category 7 Ocean Endeavour Select Twin Deck 5

    Cabin Category 7
    Select Twin
    Deck 5

    • Picture windows, unobstructed view
    • Two lower berths
    • Private bath
    • Approximately 190 square feet
    Cabin Category 7 Ocean Endeavour Select Twin Deck 8

    Cabin Category 7
    Select Twin
    Deck 8

    • Oversize windows, partial obstruction
    • Matrimonial bed (bigger than US double but smaller than a Queen)
    • Private bath
    • Refrigerator
    • Approximately 145 square feet
  • Cabin Category 6
    Comfort Twin

    $11,295 USD

    per person

    Cabin Details

    Category 6 Comfort Twin Oe

    Cabin on deck 4

    Cabin Category 6 Ocean Endeavour Comfort Twin Deck 4

    Cabin Category 6
    Comfort Twin
    Deck 4

    • Two porthole windows, unobstructed view
    • Two lower berths
    • Private bath
    • Approximately 175 square feet
    Cabin Category 6 Ocean Endeavour Comfort Twin Deck 7

    Cabin Category 6
    Comfort Twin
    Deck 7

    • Picture windows, partial obstruction
    • Two lower berths
    • Private bath
    • Refrigerator
    • Approximately 135 square feet
    Cabin Category 6 Ocean Endeavour Comfort Twin Deck 8

    Cabin Category 6
    Comfort Twin
    Deck 8

    • Picture windows, obstructed view
    • Matrimonial bed (bigger than US double but smaller than a Queen)
    • Private bath
    • Refrigerator
    • Approximately 160 square feet
  • Cabin Category 5
    Main Twin

    $9,995 USD

    per person

    Cabin Details

    Category 4 Exterior Twin Oe

    Cabin Category 5 Ocean Endeavour Main Twin

    Cabin Category 5
    Main Twin
    Deck 5

    • Picture windows, unobstructed view
    • Two lower berths
    • Private bath
    • Approximately 115 square feet
  • Cabin Category 4
    Main Twin

    $8,695 USD

    per person

    Cabin Details

    Category 5 Main Twin Oe

    Cabin Category 4 Ocean Endeavour Exterior Twin

    Cabin Category 4
    Main Twin
    Deck 4

    • Porthole window, unobstructed view
    • Two lower berths
    • Private bath
    • Approximately 100 square feet
  • Cabin Category 3
    Main Twin

    $7,395 USD

    per person

    Cabin Details

    Category 3 Interior Twin Oe

    Cabin Category 3 Ocean Endeavour Interior Twin

    Cabin Category 3
    Main Twin
    Deck 5

    • Interior cabin
    • Two lower berths
    • Private bath
    • Approximately 120 square feet
  • Cabin Category 2
    Triple

    $5,995 USD

    per person

    Cabin Details

    Category 2 Triple

    Cabin Category 2 Ocean Endeavour Triple

    Cabin Category 2
    Triple
    Deck 4

    • Interior cabin
    • Three lower berths
    • Two private baths
    • Approximately 200 square feet
  • Cabin Category 1
    Quad

    $4,995 USD

    per person

    Cabin Details

    Category 1 Quad Oe

    Cabin Category 1 Ocean Endeavour Quad

    Cabin Category 1
    Quad
    Deck 4

    • Interior cabin
    • Four lower berths
    • Private bath
    • Approximately 240 square feet

Inclusions

Included:

*Passage aboard the Ocean Endeavour *Applicable taxes and Credit card fees *Complimentary Expedition jacket (Ocean Endeavour only) *Contribution to Adventure Canada's Discovery Fund *Special access permits, entry and park fees *Team of expedition staff *Guided activities *Sightseeing and community visits *All Zodiac excursions *Port fees *Pre-departure materials *Educational program *Nikon Camera Trial Program *Interactive workshops *Evening entertainment *All shipboard meals

Not Included:

*Commercial & charter flights *Program Enhancements/optional excursions *Gratuities *Personal expenses *Mandatory medical evacuation insurance *Additional expenses in the event of delays or itinerary changes *Possible fuel surcharges *Pre- & post-trip hotel accommodation

Ship

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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