Pole to Pole Adventure

The Ultimate Bucket List Expedition Cruise

Departure date
94 days

Cruise Overview

Join us on a grand expedition cruise from the Arctic to Antarctica as we set sail on a true once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Span the entire globe as we cruise from Pole to Pole - from the frozen north to the frozen south – discovering the cultures, ecology and wildlife of 11 countries over 94 days.

Your basecamp at sea will be the world’s first hybrid expedition cruise ship, the comfortable and stylish MS Roald Amundsen, named after the first explorer to successfully reach both the North and South Poles. 

From Pole to Pole on an epic expedition of discovery 

This expedition cruise will be unlike any other cruise you’ve been on. We’ll begin our 94-day journey in Vancouver, Canada, sailing north along the Alaskan coast and crossing the Arctic Circle as we make our way through the fabled Northwest Passage to Greenland and Baffin Island. 

We’ll then turn south along the eastern seaboard of the United States to the warm and colourful tropical lands of Central America before passing through the Panama Canal and reaching South America. Here, we’ll experience a mix of culture and nature, exploring ancient sites in Ecuador, Peru, and Chile before witnessing the ethereal splendour of the Chilean fjords and Patagonia and – finally – the pristine otherworldly beauty of Antarctica. 

Culture, nature, and discovery 

On this grand expedition cruise, you’ll experience the amazing blend of culture and wildlife within the Americas and Antarctica. Your knowledgeable and passionate onboard Expedition Team will guide and inspire you throughout, ensuring your cruise will be as adventurous, educational and ecologically sustainable as possible.


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

Overnight in Vancouver

Day 1

Start of the grand expedition

Day 2

Alaska – Inside Passage, bears, & Aleutian Islands

Day 3-18

Crossing the Arctic Circle

Day 19-22

Heading through the Northwest Passage

Day 23-33

Baffin Bay to Greenland and Atlantic Canada

Day 34-41

History, seafood, and nature

Day 42-49

East coast sights at sea

Day 50-53

Caribbean vibes & ocean exploration

Day 54-63

Inca history, colonial architecture & the Panama Canal

Day 64-77

Cruising towards the Antarctic

Day 78-87

The fabled frozen continent of Antarctica

Day 88-91

To the bottom of the world and back again!

Day 92-94

What's included


  •  Flight in economy class between Ushuaia and Buenos Aires


  • Hotel overnight in Vancouver, incl. Breakfast  


  • City Tour in Vancouver, incl. Lunch box, ending at pier 
  • Transfer between ship and Ushuaia airport 

Expedition Cruise

  • Expedition cruise in a cabin of your choice 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurants Aune and Fredheim 
  • À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests 
  • Complimentary tea and coffee 
  • Laundry service 
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported. 
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to use at water refill stations on board 
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities on board and ashore 
  • Range of included activities 

Onboard Activities

  • Experts on the Expedition Team deliver in-depth lectures on a variety of topics 
  • Use of the ship’s Science Center which has an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes 
  • Citizen Science programme allows guests to assist with live scientific research 
  • Professional onboard photographer gives top tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos 
  • Use of the ship’s hot tubs, infinity pool, panoramic sauna, outdoor and indoor gyms, and outdoor running track  
  • Informal gatherings with the crew such as daily recaps and preparation for the day to come 

Landing Activities

  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment for activities 
  • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket 
  • Expedition Photographers help with your camera settings  


  • All planned activities are subject to weather and ice conditions 
  • Excursions and activities are subject to change 
  • Please make sure you meet all entry and boarding requirements  
  • No gratuities expected 
  • Onboard credit of 1000€ per person and free laundry service

What's not included

  • International flights  

  • Travel insurance 

  • Luggage handling 

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners 

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team 

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

Included Programmes

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

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