Northwest Passage – The Ultimate Expedition from Nome to Halifax
Duration: 29 days
Ship: MS Roald Amundsen
August 16, 2020
Price from: $ 25,138 per personCheck prices and availability Request a quote
- A unique possibility to sail through the legendary Northwest Passage
- Sail in the wake of famous explorers, in spectacular and unspoiled nature
- Great wildlife spotting opportunities – chance of seeing polar bears
- Explore some of the most spectacular and unspoiled scenery on Earth, including Greenland
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Walk to the Icefjords (2 hrs)
Hear the ice cracking in the distance? Take a closer look at the beautiful icebergs of Ilulissat Icefjord. Getting a close-up view of these frozen giants will slow your world down and leave you humbled. Join us on a walk to enjoy this UNESCO World Heritage site.
IncludedIlulissat - Walk to the IcefjordsHear the ice cracking in the distance?
Boat trip to the ice fjordIlulissat is renowned for its breathtakingly beautiful ice fjord - best experienced by boat. Get close to nature and experience the ice that leaves visitors speechless in wonder.
City walk IlulissatLearn more about Greenlandic culture and history on this walk.
Hike to Holms BakkeHike through spectacular surroundings as we take you to Holms Bakke – a traditional hiking trip for locals. Experience Inuit culture, see incredible icebergs and learn about local flora and fauna.
Kayak Demo and Museum visit (1 - 2 hrs)
Enjoy a traditional kayaking demonstration and the Sisimiut museum. The Inuit invented the ‘qajaq’ in Greenland. Experience the Greenlander kayak roll first hand. Sisimiut museum features local cultural history and exhibits different periods of the city’s history and its surroundings.
IncludedSisimiut - Kayak Demo and Museum visitSisimiut is Greenland's second largest town with approximately 5.500 inhabitants. That's almost 4 times smaller than the Capital, Nuuk.
City tour by busIf you want to comfortably experience all of Sisimiut in a short amount of time, this sightseeing tour by bus is the perfect excursion for you.
Hike to Palasip QaqqaaJoin a challenging summit hike and be rewarded with an amazing panoramic view!
Shuttle & Museum visit (1 - 2 hrs)
Visit the National Museum of Greenland. Discover exhibitions covering Greenland's history during the past 4,500 years - from the first Arctic Stone Age cultures to the Norse settlements, the arrival of the Thule culture and the gradual transition to modern day Greenland.
IncludedNuuk - Shuttle & Museum visitVisit the National Museum of Greenland
Cultural History WalkDon’t miss this opportunity to explore Greenland´s capital city of Nuuk! Join a sightseeing tour of the town before you visit the National Museum, providing a glimpse into Greenland’s interesting past.
Lille Malene HikePut on your hiking boots and join the expedition team on a hiking adventure through beautiful Greenlandic nature!
Nuuk City TourExplore Greenland´s fascinating capital city by bus! Nuuk is a cosmopolitan town in the high Arctic, offering both beautiful nature and an urban vibe.
Red Bay Highlights Access (1 - 3 hrs)
Want to get a feel for Red Bay’s local culture and history? Visit both the Red Bay World Heritage Site Interpretation Center, and the Community Center Whaling Exhibit. Feel like stretching your legs? This complimentary pass includes a boat ride to Saddle Island where you can explore the remnants of whale blubber ovens used more four centuries ago.
IncludedRed Bay - Red Bay Highlights AccessWant to get a feel for Red Bay’s local culture and history?
Coastal Labrador and Point Amour Lighthouse tourDrive the coastal highway and visit the tallest lighthouse in Atlantic Canada.
Red Bay Then and Now Historical Walking tourStroll through the intriguing village of Red Bay with local guides to provide insight into the history and culture of this remarkable community with a history of whaling.
Corner Brook - Gros Morne by MotorcoachExplore the mountains, fjords, and coastal wonders of Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that’s recognized for its unique geology.
Corner Brook - Marble Mountain Zip LineExperience zip lining like never before with an adventure that starts at the top of Steady Brook Falls, just outside of Corner Brook, western Newfoundland’s largest town.
Captain Cook's TrailThis excursion is a scenic exploration of the countryside with a local host who will share historic stories of the region’s rich land and sea.
Corner Brook Trails AdventureEmbrace the spectacular natural beauty of the Corner Brook woodlands during this picturesque hiking Land Adventure.
Included in Your Expedition
Not Included In Your Expedition
- Medical questionnaire mandatory
- This cruise is not suitable for guests using wheelchairs due to the possibility of using tender boats during embarkation or disembarkation.
MS Roald Amundsen
|Passenger capacity||530 (500 in Antarctica)|
|Gross tonnage||20 889 T|
In 2019, Hurtigruten added a brand new ship to its fleet: the MS Roald Amundsen. The state of the art vessel features new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology that will reduce fuel consumption and show the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible.
Some expedition cruises may include excursions that can be reserved for no additional charge. These included excursions can often be combined with other excursions available in port.
Please note excursions are subject to change and are not yet available for booking for departures after March 2021.
Ilulissat - Walk to the Icefjords
Boat Trip to the Icefjord
Ilulissat City Walk
Hike to Holms Bakke
Sisimiut - Kayak Demo and Museum visit
See Sisimiut by Bus
Hike to Palasip Qaqqaa
Nuuk - Shuttle & Museum visit
Cultural History Walk
Lille Malene Hike
Nuuk City Tour
Red Bay - Red Bay Highlights Access
Red Bay - Coastal Labrador and Point Amour Lighthouse tour
Red Bay Then and Now Historical Walking tour
Corner Brook - Gros Morne by Motorcoach
Corner Brook - Marble Mountain Zip Line
Corner Brook - Captain Cook's Trail
Corner Brook Trails Adventure
Before you travel with MS Roald Amundsen
- Travel guide to the Northwest Passage
- What to pack for your cruise to the Northwest Passage
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Entry Requirements for Your Travel