Overland Track

This is a fabulous trip for moderately fit people - age we found is no bar.
Victor and Ashley our guides were very encouraging, and we were lucky with beautiful weather. Cool at night and mostly fine days. The camp cooking was exceptional for wilderness cuisine. The wild flowers were stunning especially the prickly scaparia, of many hues. The buttongrass moorlands with mountains behid were vistas from heaven. This should be on all eco-friendly Australians' bucket list.

A & N Bencke | Dudley, NSW
 
 

Northwest Passage East to West

Commencing with a monumental cruise along one of Greenland's longest fjords, this voyage of discovery delves into the heart of the Northwest Passage. Sailing out to Davis Strait we cross into the Arctic Circle and head north, stopping along the Sisimiut Coast, where we encounter colourful houses set on the treeless tundra, and meet the friendly locals to share in their culture. In Ilulissat, we marvel at vast icefields and visit the vibrant fishing community there. A hike through the tundra at Karrat Fjord provides opportunities for grand vistas and encounters with the local wildlife. Crossing from Greenland to the Canadian Arctic, we will continue our journey as conditions permit, exploring legendary locations swathed in ice and bathed in northern light, among them: Smith Sound, the Beaufort Sea, Prince of Wales Strait, Amundsen Gulf and Melville Island. Lancaster Sound is famous for its beluga whales and other marine mammals. Beechey Island holds the graves of the ill-fated Franklin expedition. Our trip concludes in the Canadian town of Kugluktuk.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Embark ship in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
DAY 2 Qeqqata Kommunia
DAY 3 Ilulissat
DAY 4 Karrat Fjord
DAYS 5/7 Qaasuitsup Kommunia
DAY 8 Aujuittuq (Grise Fiord)
DAY 9 Coburg Island
DAY 10 Devon Island
DAY 11 Beechey Island
DAY 12 Bathurst Island
DAY 13 Melville Island
DAY 14 Banks Island
DAY 15 Prince of Wales Strait
DAY 16 Ulukhaktok (Holman)
DAY 17 Disembark ship in Kugluktuk (Coppermine), Canada

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Trip Code: CNP
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Duration:  17 days
Activities:  Cruising Adventure Touring Day Walking
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Next Trip:  22 August 2017
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price: USD$8995 Quadruple private
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Triple US $ 10595
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Exterior Twin US $ 13795
Main Twin US $ 15295
Comfort Twin US $ 16795
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Junior Suite US $ 21295
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