Canada's Remote Arctic: Northwest Passage to Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg Islands

11 nights from £9104

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11 nights

Canada's Remote Arctic: Northwest Passage to Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg Islands

Discover the cultural, historic and geographic treasures of Canada's remote High Arctic region aboard Ultramarine.

£9104 pp excluding flights £828 per night
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Here, at the top of the world, nature has created unique wonders in astonishing variety. Our new expedition vessel Ultramarine, equipped with two twin-engine helicopters and 20 quick-launching Zodiacs, enables you to explore this breathtaking environment from brand new perspectives. You’ll experience the same sense of wonder felt by early explorers as they navigated the region’s formidable bays, inlets and channels.On this exciting itinerary, we follow the natural guides of sea and ice to showcase the region’s cultural, historic and geographic treasures, aiming to approach the farthest stretches of this rugged, rarely visited landscape. Ultramarine’s unprecedented range of adventure options, including activities such as helicopter flightseeing, gives you an unrivalled Polar experience. You’ll be able to view the magnificent wildlife that make their home in this forbidding region, including Polar bears, whales, seals, walrus, Musk ox and possibly the elusive Arctic wolf. From soaring cli­ffs to mummified forests, spectacular glacial formations to stunning alpine vistas, expansive waterways to sheltered shores, Canada’s Remote Arctic provides the definitive experience of a mysterious, magical region few ever get to see.



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  • Learn about indigenous culture from Inuit guides onboard and ashore
  • Search for iconic Arctic wildlife, such as Polar bears and Musk ox
  • Channel your inner explorer as we set out to reach Canada’s most northerly islands: Axel Heiberg and Ellesmere Island
  • Travel in a small expedition vessel
  • Enjoy flightseeing and heli landings with Ultramarine’s two onboard helicopters
  • Accompanied by extremely qualified Expedition Staff
  • Zodiac cruise along the face of an active glacier

The Canada’s Remote Arctic: Northwest Passage to Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg Islands is offered on the Ultramarine which is a Polar Adventure ship. Full board accommodation on the ship, generally on a twin share basis in a variety of cabin types, all with en suite facilities. Polar Adventure Ships These are small ice rated vessels well qualified for Polar waters. Intimate adventures are always more enjoyable with like-minded passengers and staff, so these voyages are for people who like flexible itineraries and plenty to keep them busy. Activities include frequent Zodiac excursions, trekking and many hours on deck in areas that other ships only dream about accessing. Food and staff are superb and every guest benefits from the technical advances of this superb fleet. Rest assured our Polar Adventure Ships enable any traveller to maximize their experience sensitively in the Poles.

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