Expedition North: The Wild Beauty of Greenland & Labrador

Reindeer. Humpback whales. Viking vestiges. Discover Greenland and Newfoundland & Labrador, a harshly majestic Arctic outpost not just endured, but embraced by its friendly residents.
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Program No. 22631RJ
16 days
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At a Glance

The hum of your Zodiac’s outboard motor stops, and you wait. There it is! A humpback whale pierces the water’s surface, pirouetting with a splash. To perhaps witness this rare spectacle is one reason you have voyaged north to the wild coastlines of Greenland and Newfoundland & Labrador. On this educational adventure, discover for yourself how these rugged lands where Vikings lived 600 years ago aren’t all together so different today. Learn in these Arctic enclaves how the friendly residents — like the reindeer and grey-leaf willows — not only endure this extreme outpost but embrace it.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day over hilly, rocky, uneven terrain. Climbing stairs between decks on board as well as external gangway stairs to transfer between the ship and Zodiacs. Most embarkations and disembarkations will be via Zodiac, which require stepping up or down approximately 12 inches. Zodiac landings will generally entail disembarking onto rocky or gravelly beaches, and in windy weather can make for rather splashy rides.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Visit Torngat Mountains National Park for a variety of hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities.
  • Visit L'Anse aux Meadows, the only authenticated Norse settlement in North America, which boasts a superb interpretive centre and several reconstructions of Norse-style sod buildings.
  • Enhance your knowledge with unique access to Adventure Canada's seasoned onboard staff, each professionals in their fields including culturalists, photographers and naturalists.

General Notes

The itinerary is subject to change based on weather conditions. The program is limited to 24 participants and the Ocean Endeavour holds 198 passengers.
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