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Beyond the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland

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Trip Overview

Trip Length: 20 Days
Price Point: $19,500/person
Seasons Available: Fall

This 20-day voyage takes you up to Canada’s Baffin Island and along the western coast of Greenland to engage with local communities and search for wildlife. Aboard Quark’s state-of-the-art icebreaker the Ultramarine, you’ll sail in maximum comfort and have opportunities for flight-seeing and heli-landings. Find polar bears and walruses, whales and musk oxen, plus abundant seabirds. Visit Illulisat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to one of the most active glaciers in the world.

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Activities & Sites

  • Remote villages in Greenland and Arctic Canada
  • Icebergs of the Illulissat Ice-Fjord
  • Soaring cliffs of Baffin Island’s fjords
  • Iconic arctic wildlife-including polar bears!
  • Historic sights from the early days of exploration

Day to Day Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrive Toronto
  • Day 2

    Fly to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland and embark the Ultramarine
  • Day 3

    At sea
  • Day 4-6

    Exploring Baffin Island
  • Day 7

    At sea
  • Day 8-11

    Exploring Lancaster Sound
  • Day 12

    Smith Sound
  • Day 13-14

    Exploring Northwest Greenland
  • Day 15

    At sea
  • Day 16-18

    Exploring West Greenland
  • Day 19

    Disembark and fly back to Toronto
  • Day 20

    Fly home


Equipped with two twin-engine helicopters, multiple embarkation points, and a bespoke Zodiac hangar, Ultramarine offers a robust menu of adventure activities, spontaneous excursions and intimate wildlife engagement. Together an innovative mix of sustainability features that converts waste into energy and eliminates the environmental impact of waste transportation, Ultramarine is the perfect choice for active, conscious-minded guests looking for a unique adventure. Spacious suites are thoughtfully outfitted with premium amenities, while the ship provides plenty of areas, both inside and out, to witness incredible Antarctic wildlife including a spacious observation deck and a wrap-around deck with panoramic views.

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