Northwest Passage

Discover early European explorer history and follow in the footsteps of Franklin

  • An Unscripted Arctic Safari: Candid Encounters With Iconic Wildlife

    An Unscripted Arctic Safari: Candid Encounters With Iconic Wildlife

    On an expedition through the Arctic, you never know what may roam around a bend, over a rise, or float on an iceberg. Our arctic safaris reward travelers with a very different “Big 5.”

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  • Finding the Spirit of Expedition Travel in Northwest Passage2:49

    Finding the Spirit of Expedition Travel in Northwest Passage

    Voyages have the same starting and ending point, but the experience in between is always unique. Expedition Leader Alison Kirk-Lauritsen describes how embracing the unexpected is part of the legacy—an

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  • Face to Face with Iconic Arctic Wildlife2:20

    Face to Face with Iconic Arctic Wildlife

    Quark Expeditions Guide Nicky Souness encounters iconic Arctic wildlife. Learn more about our Northwest Passage voyages ⇨ http://bit.ly/2o0dr8k Check out our current offers ⇨ http://bit.ly/2Hh4UaZ

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  • Discovering Arctic Expedition History in the Northwest Passage2:08

    Discovering Arctic Expedition History in the Northwest Passage

    Quark Expeditions Guide Phil Wickens shares why travelers want to go to the Northwest Passage. Learn more about our Northwest Passage voyages ⇨ http://bit.ly/2o0dr8k Check out our current offers ⇨

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  • The Communities of the Arctic: Northern Canada and West Greenland2:47

    The Communities of the Arctic: Northern Canada and West Greenland

    Known mostly as a desolate hostile environment, the Arctic has been home for thousands of years to communities of people with a rich culture and spirit. Quark Expeditions Guide Jesse Tungilik shares h

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  • How to Truly Disconnect in the Remote Arctic2:10

    How to Truly Disconnect in the Remote Arctic

    Expedition Leader Solan Jensen explains how Arctic travel allows you to disconnect from technology, crowds, and the speed of everyday life. Learn more about our Arctic voyages ⇨ http://bit.ly/2o0dr8k

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  • Discover the Northwest Passage1:53

    Discover the Northwest Passage

    Fascination with Indigenous cultures and the chronicles of early polar exploration pique the curiosity of many. If you're gripped by people and history—from busy, modern villages to untouched ancient

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  • A Northwest Passage Legend: Knud Rasmussen and his Fifth Thule Expedition

    A Northwest Passage Legend: Knud Rasmussen and his Fifth Thule Expedition

    Follow in the footsteps of Knud Rasmussen to experience the history and wilderness of the Northwest Passage first-hand.

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  • Following Legends: The Unique Experience of Traveling in Roald Amundsen's Footsteps

    Following Legends: The Unique Experience of Traveling in Roald Amundsen's Footsteps

    Follow in the footsteps of legendary polar explorers on an Arctic expedition through the famous Northwest Passage, the icy sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

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  • Modern-day Expedition Travel: Exploring the Legendary Northwest Passage

    Modern-day Expedition Travel: Exploring the Legendary Northwest Passage

    Transit the fabled Northwest Passage shipping route from Europe to Asia, exploring its fascinating lore and history, vast wilderness, and authentic high Arctic communities along the way.

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  • Northwest Passage | Unforgettable Polar Moments40:18

    Northwest Passage | Unforgettable Polar Moments

    Journey back in time to the height of Arctic exploration and trace the footsteps of legendary explorers determined to find the Northwest Passage—the route of icy channels connecting Europe with Asia.

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  • Franklin's Lost Expedition: Myths, Mystery & Modern Day Relics

    Franklin's Lost Expedition: Myths, Mystery & Modern Day Relics

    The story of Franklin's lost expedition is one that still fascinates today, so much so that international researchers are still investigating potential causes of the deaths of all 129 men and...

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  • Top Arctic Views: 5 Vantage Points You Won’t Find Anywhere Else on Earth

    Top Arctic Views: 5 Vantage Points You Won’t Find Anywhere Else on Earth

    Looking for a change in pace and perspective? An Arctic expedition delivers a travel experience unlike any other. Check out these rare, incredible views.

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  • Your Guide to the Most Popular Arctic Expedition Destinations

    Your Guide to the Most Popular Arctic Expedition Destinations

    Where can you go on an Arctic expedition? Explore Greenland, Spitsbergen, Baffin Island and the Canadian High Arctic, and the North Pole to see what each destination has to offer.

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  • Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Arctic

    Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Arctic

    Why visit the Arctic? From fascinating polar wildlife to spectacular Northern Lights and bird cliffs, we're exploring the top 10 reasons you'll want to visit the Arctic this year.

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  • Baffin Island Communities: What You’ll See & Do in Pangnirtung & Iqaluit

    Baffin Island Communities: What You’ll See & Do in Pangnirtung & Iqaluit

    Why is Baffin Island in Nunavut the hottest new Arctic destination? In this post, explore Pangnirtung and Iqaluit and discover why each is a fascinating landing site on expedition.

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  • River of White – Across the Northwest Passage

    River of White – Across the Northwest Passage

    This is no trip to the zoo--Arctic expedition passengers cruise in Zodiacs, in search of whales in their natural Arctic habitat. Wait until you see what they found.

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  • 7 Positive Traits Strengthened by Polar Expedition Travel

    7 Positive Traits Strengthened by Polar Expedition Travel

    Why do people travel to the ends of the Earth when, like any sensible hobbit, they could just hunker down and relax at home? Travel fulfills in us a need to explore, learn and experience new...

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  • The Northwest Passage: Three Weeks in the High Arctic

    The Northwest Passage: Three Weeks in the High Arctic

    Daven Hafey shares a 'day in the life' perspective from on board a small expedition ship, exploring the High Arctic via the famous Northwest Passage.

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  • Spotlight on Baffin Island: A Largely Untouched Arctic Adventure Destination

    Spotlight on Baffin Island: A Largely Untouched Arctic Adventure Destination

    Explore Baffin Island in the Canadian High Arctic and see what there is to do, see and experience here on your Arctic expedition!

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