The Northwest Passage

Embark on an Epic Journey into the Heart of the Inuit Homelands

© Scott Forsyth

Inuit Expedition Team

Sail through one of the world’s most celebrated ocean routes, the Northwest Passage. Travel with Inuit cultural educators and learn firsthand about the region’s ancient history and modern-day Inuit sovereignty.

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  • Wildlife viewing, cultural experiences, and must-see places
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  • Everything that makes an Adventure Canada Arctic expedition so special
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Follow in the footsteps of early Arctic explorers on an epic journey through the world’s most famous waterway—the Northwest Passage. There’s no better way to get there than on Adventure Canada’s Into the Northwest Passage small-ship expedition cruise.

Immerse yourself in local culture and tradition

No matter where you go with us, you'll always travel with local guides who know the place best and can share their cultures with you firsthand. Our team of experts engage in deep, meaningful conversations and learning with you so that you can best understand the daily life of the regions we visit.

Inuit culture sewing bogner

© Kristian Bogner

Encounter wildlife in pristine natural environments

Our expert guides take you to where you’re most likely to see abundant and elusive wildlife, while always keeping a respectful and safe distance. Have your chance to see muskox, seals, and polar bears in the High Arctic!

Polar bear on the icepack jen derbach

© Jen Derbach

Experience the joy of being out on the water

Get out onto the water daily in our large fleet of safe and stable Zodiacs. These boats take us where the action is—they can access even the most hard-to-reach fjords, channels, and beaches!

Zodiac ride among icebergs

© Dennis Minty

See stunning vistas seldom visited

Our expeditions take you to hard-to-reach destinations that are best explored by small ship. Explore beautiful and rugged Arctic waterways where Inuit have called home for generations.

Frozen glaciers

© Dennis Minty

Be part of a community of like-minded travellers

Meet interesting folks with similar interests and fascinating life stories, make new friends, and travel in great company. Learn more about the region with our onboard educational program. Enjoy film screenings, evening concerts, costume parties, and polar plunges.

Adventure canadas guests in conversation with expedition host Danny Catt

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Wherever you journey with us, you can always expect the same great travel experience. Get close to nature and immerse yourself in culture. See stunning vistas and experience the joy of being out on the water.