The Northwest Passage

In the Wake of Great Explorers (Itinerary 2)

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Departure date
August 30, 2023
20 days

Discover wild Arctic beauty as you navigate the Northwest Passage

  • 20-day expedition cruise attempting the fabled journey through the Northwest Passage, from Montréal in Canada to Halifax in Nova Scotia.

  • Experience the Canadian High Arctic and the wild beauty of Greenland, navigating the ice floes and islands of Baffin Bay and the Davis Strait.

  • Discover fascinating UNESCO-listed sites, Inuit settlements and remote landscapes, as well as Arctic wildlife like polar bears, whales and caribou.

Arctic expedition adventure

Follow in the footsteps of renowned explorers as we venture to the heart of the legendary Northwest Passage. Your Expedition Team will guide you on visits to local communities and help you learn more about the natural marvels all around you.

Highlights of Canada and Greenland

Explore Greenland's incredible wildlife, history and culture, including the stunning UNESCO-listed Ilulissat Icefjord and its capital Nuuk. Then on to Newfoundland and Labrador, visiting the UNESCO-listed former whaling station in Red Bay and charming Corner Brook.

What's Included



Onboard activities

Landing activities

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Day 1

Explore vibrant Montréal

Day 2

Wildlife of Cambridge Bay

Day 3-10

The Northwest Passage

Day 11

Sailing across Baffin Bay

Day 12

UNESCO-listed Ilulissat

Day 13

Spectacular Sisimiut

Day 14

Colourful Nuuk

Day 15

Exploring Kvanefjorden

Day 16

Crossing the Labrador Sea

Day 17

The history of Red Bay

Day 18

Classic Red Brook

Day 19

Final day at sea

Day 20

Arriving in Halifax

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Activities

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages

Photo Credit: Espen Mills

Onboard Science Programme

Our Science Programme has one goal: to increase your curiosity, knowledge and interest of the areas you are sailing to.

Young Explorers Programme

Welcome all young explorers

Northwest Passage

The Northwest Passage

In the Wake of Great Explorers (Itinerary 2)