11 Day Cruise from US$3,895
REMOTE COASTAL PORTS, SOARING MOUNTAINS, RICH CULTURE AND HISTORY
This voyage links numerous historic locations on Canada’s East Coast, including a known Viking settlement, a Frenchbuilt fortress, several remote mission locations and isolated fishing ports. We journey from the more temperate climate found in the Maritimes, northwards and into the higher Arctic latitudes. Subtle changes to vegetation and wildlife species can be noticed and our expert guides will interpret and explain these changes throughout the journey.
The region features strong cultural diversity and we encounter the Nunatsiavut people in small communities along the coastline of Labrador. Numerous wildlife species are found along this coastline including bears, seals, whales and both migratory and resident birds. A particular highlight of our voyage is a visit to Torngat Mountains National Park – home to the highest mountains in Canada, east of the Rockies. This is one of the jewels in the crown of the Canadian National Park network. The Inuit have strong cultural and spiritual connections to the land which we learn about during our visit.
Our expedition vessel is the perfect platform for exploring the remote bays and fjords of this spectacular wilderness as many locations can only be accessed by ship. A final highlight awaits as we venture across Frobisher Bay to Monumental Island. This is remote, small-ship expedition cruising at its best.
- Visit remote ports and local communities along the coast of Labrador
- Inuit history and culture plus early European locations, including a Viking settlement
- Towering mountains and wilderness of the Torngat Mountains National Park
- Experience the transition from the Atlantic provinces into the Arctic
NOVA SCOTIA – NEWFOUNDLAND – LABRADOR – NUNAVUT, CANADA
12 JULY 2019
CRUISE, NATURE AND WILDLIFE
- Zodiac excursions
- Onshore hiking options
- Wildlife observation
- Sea kayaking available
- Whale watching
- Inuit community visits
- Educational presentations
- Active Cruising & Wellness