This award-winning and popular expedition cruise takes you from high above the Arctic Circle in Spitsbergen, Norway, to Scoresbysund on the northeast coast of Greenland, ending in fascinating Iceland. Iconic arctic animals such as the polar bear, musk ox, reindeer and walrus are commonly seen. From active volcanoes to massive glaciers to the best sites for wildlife spotting, this adventure takes in varied destinations. If you want to experience the Arctic in all of its beauty, then you must venture to these Three Arctic Islands.

Highlights


• Marvel at one of National Geographic Travelers’ 50 Tours of a Lifetime

• Experience the glaciers and wildlife of Spitsbergen

• Explore a remote fjord-strewn coast of Greenland

• Cruise in a Zodiac

• Hike the tundra

• Take advantage of optional kayak adventure opportunities

Your voyage will embark in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen.
Exploring Spitsbergen, the largest of the Norwegian-ruled Svalbard islands, rewards you with abundant wildlife and austere beauty. Here, you’ll visit spectacular glacier fronts and steep- walled fjords with walrus, polar bears and Spitsbergen reindeer among your possible wildlife sightings. Birders will be thrilled to see arctic terns, skuas, long-tailed ducks, kittiwakes and ivory gulls. When conditions are right, you could sail within 10 degrees of the North Pole!
While sailing south through the historic Greenland Sea, you’ll learn about the wildlife and history of Greenland, your next stop. On deck, you’ll learn to identify seabirds on the wing. Take in a lecture, share your photos, sip an icy cocktail in the bar or watch a movie—there are many things to do during your time at sea.
During your tour of Greenland’s remote eastern coast, you’ll enjoy Zodiac cruises and shore visits to several locations. Visit the remains of ancient Thule settlements, and keep an eye out for grazing muskoxen; 40% of the world’s population lives here. Finally, you will sail through spectacular Scoresbysund, the birthplace of many icebergs and, some say, the most beautiful fjord system in the world.
At sea, the Denmark Strait is your pathway toward Iceland. Your Expedition Team will keep you informed and entertained with presentations about the history of exploration in the Arctic and the seabirds you’ll inevitably see soaring above your ship.
You’ll disembark in Akureyri, and transfer to your waiting charter flight to Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, at the end of your journey. If you have booked post-expedition accommodation, we provide a transfer to a central downtown location.
Embracing the unexpected is part of the legacy—and excitement—of expedition travel. When traveling in extremely remote regions, your expedition staff must allow the sea, the ice and the weather to guide route and itinerary details. This itinerary is a tentative outline of what you’ll experience on this voyage; please be aware that no specific itinerary can be guaranteed.

Triple

$ 8095 USD pp
Triple
A Triple Cabin has two lower berths and one upper berth, private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.

Lower Deck Twin

$ 10195 USD pp
Lower Deck Twin
A Lower Deck Twin cabin has two lower berths, private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.

Main Deck Twin Porthole

$ 11195 USD pp
Main Deck Twin Porthole
A Main Deck Twin Porthole cabin has two lower berths, private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.

Main Deck Twin Window

$ 12295 USD pp
Main Deck Twin Window
A Main Deck Twin Window cabin has two lower berths, private facilities, and two windows with exterior views.

Superior

$ 13495 USD pp
Superior
A Superior cabin has two lower berths, private facilities, and windows with exterior views.

Deluxe

$ 14795 USD pp
Deluxe
There will be 6 new, deluxe cabins built forward on Captain’s deck. Averaging 182 sq. ft., a Deluxe Cabin has two lower berths, private facilities, and windows with exterior views.

Suite

$ 16295 USD pp
Suite
A Suite has two lower berths, windows with exterior views, private facilities. Cabin 403 has a bathtub other Suites have showers.

Owner's Suite

$ 17895 USD pp
Owner's Suite
Approximately 289 sq. ft. in size (27 sq. m), these cabins all feature a private sitting room. One features a large panoramic window facing aft, and the other two suites face port and starboard.

Ocean Adventurer

Vessel Type: Comfortable Expedition

Length: 90 metres

Passenger Capacity: 118

Built / refurbished: 1975 / 1998 / 2017 - re-named to the Ocean Adventurer in June 2017

The new and improved Ocean Adventurer is designed to carry 132 travelers in comfort to the most remote corners of the world. Originally built in Yugoslavia in 1976, this nimble, ice-strengthened ship has become a passenger favourite over the years and underwent refurbishments in 1999 and 2002 with the most significant being in 2017.

With the latest rounds of refurbishments guests will enjoy:

• A refreshed, contemporary new look and feel throughout the ship.

• The addition of six new twin cabins and three new suites.

• All existing cabins will be furnished with all new soft furnishings and brand new bathrooms.

• Main common areas such as the Lounge and Dining Room will be remodeled as well as the Bar.

• Major technical enhancements – include two new Rolls Royce engines, which will significantly increase fuel efficiency and minimized carbon footprint.

Cabin layout for Ocean Adventurer

Kayaking

Kayaking in the Arctic is probably one of the most intimate and inspiring ways you can explore the rugged coastlines and calm bays of the regions we visit.

Iceland Experience Package

From the charming city of Reykjavik, to the therapeutic waters of the Blue lagoon, and the bubbling hot springs of Thingveller National Park, you will be mesmerized by the unique beauty and striking geography of this Nordic island. Iceland offers adventures for every activity and skill level – ask about the other options available to enjoy the fresh air and explore the dramatic landscape.

Ocean Adventurer

Ocean Adventurer in GreenlandOcean Adventurer

Greenland Expedition Expedition

13 Days from
$ 8095 USD pp

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