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Northwest Passage

Northwest Passage Cruise onboard the Sylvia Earle

Embark on a true discovery voyage aboard this Arctic Cruise

From: USD 17,006

Northwest Passage

17 Days


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A 17-day expedition cruise

The Trip Highlights

Observe Ilulissat Icefjord in awe

Hike on Devon Island, an uninhabited wonder

Visit the graves of past explorers like Franklin

Iconic Arctic wildlife

Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience

Included charter flights

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Your trip is 100% carbon offset

Learn from Polar experts

The icy and winding channels of the legendary Northwest Passage have enchanted explorers and adventurers for many years. Get a glimpse into the world that captivated early explorers such as Franklin, Amundsen and Larsen by exploring a portion of the iconic Northwest Passage. Visit the final resting places of some of the heroic explorers to have journeyed here and experience the archipelago of islands and channels that form Canada’s High Arctic region. Along the way, we hope to meet local indigenous people who call this remote wilderness home, and encounter elusive Arctic wildlife, including walrus, beluga whale, polar bear, musk ox and the rare narwhal. Pack ice always threatens to halt our voyage through the passage, adding a compelling element of adventure that is integral to any authentic expedition.

Your ship: Sylvia Earle

Welcome aboard the Sylvia Earle, a brand-new cruise ship named after the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National and Atmospheric Administration. Sylvia Earle was also named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet in 1998. Set to sail in November 2022, this powerful new ship honors Sylvia’s long-standing marine conservation efforts. Built for intense weather conditions, the Sylvia Earle is a pioneer in nautical technology. Sail the Arctic or the Antarctic like never before aboard one of the most modern and elegant cruise ships.

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Fitness Center



rubber boots



Lecture Theater

swimming pool


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Zodiac Fleet


Observation Lounge






Citizen Science Laboratory





Food & Drinks

Arguably the most important part of any trip- The food! A Sylvia Earle polar cruise offers hearty delicious cuisine with a variety of options and courses for each meal. Mealtimes are a great way to get to know your fellow travelers in the open seating dining room. Tea, coffee, and various snacks are available 24 hours a day. Enjoy a wide range of house wine, beers, and soft drinks included with dinner, perfect after a long day of exploration.

Every passenger is also invited to join the cruise ship captain and expedition team for Welcome and Farewell drinks, which include complimentary cocktails and appetizers. The bars and lounges aboard the Sylvia Earle are a tasteful, yet inviting place to gather with new friends. Enjoy the sunset through the floor-to-ceiling windows that offer stunning views. The friendly bartenders aboard the ship will quench your thirst and entertain you with tales of previous adventures.

Northwest Passage
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