The Northwest Passage, Iceland, and Greenland

  • 25 days aboard the National Geographic Explorer
  • Follow the footsteps of historic explorers from Iceland to the legendary Northwest Passage.

Ship/Deck Plan


National Geographic Explorer

The National Geographic Explorer is the newest ship in our fleet and arguably the finest expedition vessel on the seas. A state-of-the-art, ice-class expedition ship, the Explorer accommodates 148 guests in 81 spacious cabins, each with outside views; private bathrooms; and sleek, modern furnishings. Single cabins in Category 2 are highlighted in bright blue and include cabins 309-312 and 310-332. Single cabins in Category 3 are highlighted in bright pink and include cabins 105, 106, 203 and 208.

The ship carries kayaks and a fleet of Zodiac motorized landing craft, as well as sophisticated video equipment that allows access to the underwater world. Public areas include a lounge and bar; a library; a spa; a fitness center; a sauna; and a selection of dining options that offer regionally inspired cuisine using fresh, local ingredients. Services include a full-time doctor, a wellness specialist, and an Internet café.

Expedition Cost

Category 1 $24,990
Category 2 $26,950
Category 3 $27,980
Category 4 $29,990
Category 5 $35,970
Category 6 $41,390
Category 7 $47,990

For a single cabin, add $6,740 in Category 2, and $7,000 in Category 3.

International airfare to Reykjavik and return from Edmonton and airfare within Canada is not included in the expedition cost. The group flight between Kugluktuk and Edmonton is $590 (subject to change).