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Arctic Express: Greenland’s Northern Lights

Voted one of the top destinations to see in 2015 by the New York Times, Greenland has been dramatically shaped—geographically and culturally—by the ice that dominates and is one of the best places to witness the magic of the Northern Lights,. The best way to experience the rugged beauty of this nature-lover’s paradise is by ship. Our East Greenland fly-in expeditions make this amazing destination more accessible than ever.

Starting from…AU $8,800

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Sep 2 – September 11, 2019
10
AU $8,800
Sep 9 – September 18, 2019
10
AU $8,800
Sep 16 – September 25, 2019
10
AU $8,800
Sep 23 – October 2, 2019
10
AU $8,800

Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen

The Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen itinerary will have you traveling under the midnight sun to some of the most remote islands on the planet, where only a small number of adventurers have ever left their footprints. Sailing across the North Atlantic, you’ll be immersed in the region’s rugged beauty and whaling and Viking history, visiting the awe-inspiring and unspoiled destinations of Fair Isle, the Faroe Islands, Jan Mayen and Spitsbergen.

Starting from…AU $7,000

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Apr 30 – May 13, 2020
14
AU $7,000

Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Explore the Canadian Arctic for 8 or 10 days at this unique wilderness lodge and world-class beluga whale observation site on Somerset Island in Nunavut. The lodge — 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle — offers guided adventure activities and extraordinary polar photography. Observe wildlife in their natural habitat, and enjoy comfortable accommodations and superb food.

Starting from…AU $9,900

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Jun 29 – July 6, 2019
8
AU $9,900
Jul 4 – July 13, 2019
10
AU $13,600
Jul 11 – July 20, 2019
10
AU $13,600
Jul 18 – July 25, 2019
8
AU $10,100
Jul 23 – July 30, 2019
8
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Jul 28 – August 6, 2019
10
AU $13,600
Aug 4 – August 13, 2019
10
AU $13,600

Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland

Venture far above the Arctic Circle, in a land where the sun never sets and polar bears roam, with the Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland itinerary. You’ll be exploring the northerly shores of Canada’s Baffin Island and the western coast of Greenland, searching for the wildlife and visiting the communities that call this mysterious realm home.

Starting from…AU $16,800

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Sep 10 – September 29, 2020
20
AU $16,800

Essential Greenland: Southern Coasts and Disko Bay

Enjoy an in-depth exploration of one of Greenland’s most remote regions with the Essential Greenland: Southern Coasts and Disko Bay expedition. As you cruise around this enchanting island, sailing from the icy waters of the little-visited east coast, down to the lush southern tip and up to the charming communities and glaciers of the west coast, spectacular, unspoiled wonders await wherever you go.

Starting from…AU $11,900

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Aug 29 – September 12, 2020
15
AU $11,900

Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland

From impressive icebergs to iconic wildlife to traditional Inuit culture and more, the Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland expedition gives you a generous sampling of four unique Arctic regions. This voyage is ideal for first time visitors who want a taste of everything the Arctic has to offer.

Starting from…AU $15,400

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Aug 13 – August 30, 2020
18
AU $15,400

Greenland Explorer: Valleys and Fjords

Sailing along Greenland’s southern coast is the best way to sample the country’s rich biodiversity and to encounter an ancient culture surviving in a modern world. From relaxing in Uunartoq hotsprings to exploring historic Norse and Viking sites, to experiencing traditional Inuit settlements, this 15-day voyage to the dramatic land of valleys and fjords offers something for every interest.

Starting from…AU $9,200

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Aug 15 – August 29, 2019
15
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High Arctic Odyssey: Remote Russian Archipelagos

Explore the most enigmatic and extreme regions of the Russian High Arctic with our epic High Arctic Odyssey: Remote Russian Archipelagos voyage. In the spirit of a true arctic explorer, you’ll discover breathtaking ice-draped coastlines that are rarely visited by even the most intrepid adventurers.

Starting from…AU $21,700

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Jul 22 – August 12, 2020
22
AU $21,700

Intro to Spitsbergen: Fjords, Glaciers and Wildlife of Svalbard

This voyage provides the opportunity to get a taste of everything the Arctic has to offer, from polar bears and walrus to spectacular scenery. You’ll be treated to daily presentations by your Expedition Team onboard the ship, and daily wildlife sightings on land. Hike, explore and enjoy the beauty of the Arctic on your visit to Spitsbergen.

Starting from…AU $7,100

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Jun 1 – June 9, 2019
9
AU $7,600
Jun 9 – June 17, 2019
9
AU $7,600
Jun 23 – July 1, 2019
9
AU $7,100
Jul 15 – July 23, 2019
9
AU $7,600
Jun 11 – June 20, 2020
10
AU $9,100
Jun 19 – June 28, 2020
10
AU $9,100
Jul 9 – July 18, 2020
10
AU $9,100
Jul 17 – July 26, 2020
10
AU $9,100

Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya

Follow in the footsteps of early arctic explorers on the Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya expedition, voyaging to two of the most isolated, icy archipelagoes in the Russian High Arctic.

Starting from…AU $14,000

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Jul 9 – July 24, 2020
16
AU $14,000

North Pole: The Ultimate Arctic Adventure

To reach the North Pole is the pinnacle of Arctic expedition endeavors. Few people can say they stood at the one earthly spot where every direction is south. Crushing through the ice, admiring soaring seabirds and visiting Franz Josef Land, your voyage will be one that you won’t soon forget. The added excitement of helicopter excursions and an optional hot air balloon ride at the top of the world make this Quark Expeditions adventure a true once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Starting from…AU $39,400

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Jun 12 – June 25, 2019
14
AU $39,400
Jun 23 – July 6, 2019
14
AU $39,400
Jun 17 – June 30, 2020
14
AU $43,500
Jun 28 – July 11, 2020
14
AU $43,500

Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic

On this new, 17-day voyage departing from Resolute, we’ll hug the remote coast of Ellesmere Island, exploring north Smith Sound before leaving Canadian waters for Greenland. Heading south along its west coast, we’ll take in remote Inuit communities as well as Disko Bay. While exploring deep fjords, ancient glaciers and innumerable icebergs, you’ll enjoy spectacular scenery and unique wildlife.

Starting from…AU $12,800

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Sep 10 – September 26, 2019
17
AU $12,800

Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin

Sail deep into High Arctic history as you cruise through the maze-like, icy channels of the legendary Northwest Passage on this new 17-day expedition, departing from Kangerlussuaq and following the east coast of Baffin Island. Visit traditional Inuit communities, learn about the whaling heyday of the 1800s and visit the same sites that played an important role in Sir John Franklin’s historic discovery of the sea route.

Starting from…AU $12,800

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Aug 27 – September 12, 2019
17
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Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

If there is such a thing as a “classic Arctic” expedition cruise, this is it. You’ll get all the best of Spitsbergen, by exploring the western edge of the island and venturing to some northern outlying areas home to polar bears and Walrus. You’ll come across colonies of seabirds numbering into the thousands and watch for whales in the water. Packed with options for snowshoeing and sea-kayaking, this is the perfect expedition for exploring the “wildlife capital of the Arctic.”

Starting from…AU $8,600

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Jun 6 – June 16, 2019
11
AU $8,600
May 20 – May 31, 2020
12
AU $9,800
May 30 – June 10, 2020
12
AU $9,800
Jun 14 – June 25, 2020
12
AU $10,500

Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

Pack in all the excitement of an epic long arctic cruise into only seven days with the Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief itinerary. In just a week, you’ll cruise through the pack ice up to 80°N along the west coast of Spitsbergen like an explorer of long ago, on a constant search for wildlife.

Starting from…AU $5,600

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Jun 6 – June 12, 2020
7
AU $6,300
Jun 9 – June 15, 2020
7
AU $5,600
Jul 25 – July 31, 2020
7
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Spitsbergen In Depth: Big Islands, Big Adventure

During this voyage we’ll attempt a circumnavigation of Spitsbergen. The island offers highly-coveted opportunities to view polar bears and walrus, who feed in the food-rich icy waters around the island. Whales and seabirds will also entertain you during the sailing portions of the expedition, and on Zodiac excursions, you may catch a glimpse of reindeer or fox.

Starting from…AU $10,400

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Jun 17 – June 29, 2019
13
AU $10,400
Jun 29 – July 11, 2019
13
AU $10,400
Jul 23 – August 4, 2019
13
AU $10,400
Jun 24 – July 7, 2020
14
AU $12,600
Jun 27 – July 10, 2020
14
AU $12,600
Jul 30 – August 12, 2020
14
AU $12,600

Three Arctic Islands: Iceland, Greenland, Spitsbergen

This award-winning expedition cruise takes you to Scorsbysund, on the northeast coast of Greenland, Iceland, and high above the Arctic Circle in Spitsbergen, Norway.

Starting from…AU $10,700

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Aug 4 – August 16, 2019
13
AU $10,700
Aug 11 – August 25, 2020
15
AU $14,000
Aug 24 – September 7, 2020
15
AU $21,700
Sep 6 – September 20, 2020
15
AU $14,000

Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland

Cruising along Iceland’s mountainous Vestfjords and Greenland’s remote northeast coast, home to the largest fjord system in the world, you’ll discover diverse and dramatically rugged landscapes rich in iconic arctic wildlife.

Starting from…AU $10,500

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Sep 19 – October 2, 2020
14
AU $10,500

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