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Alaska Adventures & Northern Expeditions

Request a 2019 Alaska and the North Brochure In the Northland, a mosaic of habitats hosts seasonal wildlife events equaled by few on Earth. Humpback and gray whales make the world’s longest migrations up the Pacific Coast. Grizzly bears congregate in the salmon-rich rivers of Alaska and British Columbia. Seabirds nest in massive rookeries in Scotland’s Western Isles. Our unique itineraries witness such events at intimate range, with interpretation from expert naturalists and personalized excursions not available to the standard tourist. You won’t find a more authentic way to experience the most rugged wilderness on the planet!
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The Great Alaskan Grizzly Encounter

The Great Alaskan Grizzly Encounter

An exclusive small-ship adventure to view the world's largest coastal grizzlies up close! Walk the shores as enormous brown bears dig for clams, forage for grasses and pursue salmon in tidal pools.
8 Days / Jun - Sep, From $8895 (+air)
The Great Alaskan Grizzly Photo Adventure
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The Great Alaskan Grizzly Photo Adventure

From our private small ship, step ashore for amazing close-ups of enormous Alaskan brown bears as they forage for clams and fish for salmon on the beach.
8 Days / June - Sep, From $8895 (+air)
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Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Safari
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Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Safari

See more of wild Alaska on an intimate small-group adventure to Alaska's best wildlife spots, including the brown bears of Brooks Falls, Kenai Fjords and the backcountry wilderness of Denali National Park.
13 Days / Jun - Aug, From $11495 (+air)
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Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Photo Safari
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Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Photo Safari

A small-group photography adventure to the best wildlife locales in the Last Frontier, including Denali, Kenai Fjords and the brown bears of Brooks Falls!
14 Days / Jun - Sep, From $12995 (+air)
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Bears of Brooks Falls: Solitude Season
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Bears of Brooks Falls: Solitude Season

Photograph Katmai's famous grizzlies once Brooks Lodge closes and visitors disappear—we fly by private floatplane to watch them fatten up on the salmon that remain!
6 Days / Sep, From $6795 (+air)
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Discover Greenland: The Natural Habitat Experience

Discover Greenland: The Natural Habitat Experience

Encounter raw beauty and remote Arctic landscapes from our luxury expedition camp near the edge of the Greenland ice sheet. Explore by boat, kayak and on foot, where very few travelers ever venture.
9 Days / Jul – Sep, From $12995 (+air)
'Round Iceland
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'Round Iceland

An immersive journey into the rugged grandeur of a land sculpted by fire and ice—circle Iceland on the most comprehensive nature adventure this compact country has to offer.
11 Days / Jul, From $14795 (+air)
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Belugas, Bears & Summer Wildlife of Churchill

Belugas, Bears & Summer Wildlife of Churchill

Meet hundreds of friendly beluga whales up close via Zodiac and kayak, and look for caribou, polar bears, Arctic fox and more on this summertime adventure.
9 Days / Jul & Aug, From $5495 (+air)
Northern Lights & Arctic Cultures

Northern Lights & Arctic Cultures

Churchill, Manitoba is one of the best places on the planet to view the aurora borealis—see it in comfort from our exclusive Aurora Pod featuring a 360-degree view of the night sky.
7 Days / Jan – Mar, From $5995 (+air)
Northern Lights Photography Tour
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Northern Lights Photography Tour

Photograph the northern lights from one of the most aurora-active spots on Earth on this small-group winter encounter with the Canadian North. 
7 Days / Feb & Mar, From $5995 (+air)
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Spirit Bears, Humpbacks & Wildlife of BC
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Spirit Bears, Humpbacks & Wildlife of BC

Discover British Columbia at its wildest, in search of the elusive white Spirit Bear in the remote valleys of western Canada's Coast Range. Offshore, scout for humpback whales and orcas in emerald fjords.
9 Days / Sep, From $9995 (+air)
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Scotland's Wild Highlands & Islands
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Scotland's Wild Highlands & Islands

Explore rugged coast and mountains, from the Outer Hebrides to the Highlands—discover a land of lochs, whales, seabirds, wildflowers, granite islands and prehistoric cultures.
 9 Days / May – Jul, From $8795
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Classic Polar Bear Adventure

Classic Polar Bear Adventure

Meet the "King of the Arctic!" Our flagship polar bear tour is an expertly guided small-group adventure to see the world's largest concentration of polar bears in their tundra habitat along Hudson Bay.
6 or 7 Days / Oct & Nov, From $6795 (+air)
Classic Polar Bear Photo Adventure
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Classic Polar Bear Photo Adventure

An expert photographer-naturalist leads this immersive journey into the realm of the polar bear. Capture memorable images on this highly popular expedition.
7 Days / Oct & Nov, From $7995 (+air)
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Ultimate Churchill Adventure
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Ultimate Churchill Adventure

A total immersion into the world of the polar bear! Learn about the Northland’s culture and history, visit a polar bear den, survey the tundra by helicopter, and view polar bears from our Polar Rover tundra vehicle.
7 Days / Oct & Nov, From $8695 (+air)
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Tundra Lodge & Town Adventure
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Tundra Lodge & Town Adventure

Stay at our exclusive Tundra Lodge for unparalleled seclusion and proximity to wild polar bears—then add two nights in the historic hamlet of Churchill to experience the culture of the Canadian North.
7 days / Oct & Nov, From $8395 (+air)
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Tundra Lodge Adventure
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Tundra Lodge Adventure

Stay among polar bears around the clock at our mobile Tundra Lodge, located each season in an area of high bear density. This is arguably the most extraordinary polar bear tour in the world!
6 Days / Oct & Nov, From $8695 (+air)
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Tundra Lodge Photography Expedition
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Tundra Lodge Photography Expedition

Join renowned wildlife photographers to capture phenomenal images of polar bears. Our custom-built Tundra Lodge offers the ultimate in proximity.
7 Days / Nov, From $9895 (+air)
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Churchill Arctic Family Adventure
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Churchill Arctic Family Adventure

Look for Arctic wildlife on the tundra, search for polar bears from a thrilling helicopter flight, take an authentic dog sled ride, and meet Churchill's hardy local people.
6 Days / Oct & Nov, From $5995 Adult; $4995 Child (+air)
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Land of the Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Arctic Svalbard

Land of the Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Arctic Svalbard

Just 600 miles from the North Pole, Svalbard offers one of the best opportunities to see polar bears in their natural habitat, on the sea ice.
11 Days / May – Jun, From $10850 (+air)
Norway's Fjords & Arctic Svalbard

Norway's Fjords & Arctic Svalbard

Explore the nooks and crannies of Norway's fjord-carved coast and continue to High Arctic Svalbard, home to polar bears and abundant northern wildlife.
17 Days / May – Jun, From $17940 (+air)
Svalbard, Iceland & Greenland's East Coast

Svalbard, Iceland & Greenland's East Coast

Follow in the wake of Viking explorers as we look for polar bears in Svalbard, cruise the rarely seen east coast of Greenland and explore Iceland's remote Westfjords.
17 Days / Jun – Jul, From $15990 (+air)
A Circumnavigation of Iceland

A Circumnavigation of Iceland

Sail around the whole of Iceland, with shore excursions and inland adventures to witness the forces of fire and ice that have formed this Nordic island nation.
11 Days / Jul – Aug, From $10990
Exploring Greenland & the Canadian High Arctic
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Exploring Greenland & the Canadian High Arctic

Trace pioneering routes in the far northern reaches of the Arctic, including the quest for the legendary Northwest Passage, as we sail from Greenland to Baffin Island.
18 Days / Jul – Aug, From $16890 (+air)
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Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
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Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

A small-ship voyage through the narrow channels and fjords of Southeast Alaska's storied Inside Passage—meet wildlife up close in the company of top naturalists.
8 Days / May – Aug, From $5990
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Exploring British Columbia & the San Juan Islands
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Exploring British Columbia & the San Juan Islands

Discover the maze of islands, bays and fjords that comprise the Salish Sea, the world's best place to see orcas—and look for seals, otters, bald eagles and more!
8 Days / Sept – Oct, From $4990
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