The Arctic

pushing a jetty out to water in the arctic

Perpetual winter, endless wonder

A barren hinterland of snow, ice, and more snow, the Arctic is a destination that demands dedication and rewards with beauty and awe. The incredible vastness and isolation you experience up here is both fearsome and exciting – you can literally go days without seeing a trace of human presence – and the silent majesty of the monochromatic landscape and the impossibly black night skies overwhelms the senses. Explore the Arctic for yourself and watch as its staggering emptiness fills you up.

Explore the Arctic wonderland

polar bear and cub in the arctic
hiking the arctic with mountains in background
snowy mountains in east greenland

Featured blog posts

Visual Adventure: Realm of the Polar Bear

Aug. 14, 2014, 12:17 p.m.

Join us on a Visual Adventure to the Far North and see photos that depict life above the Arctic Circle: wildlife, ice floes, and sweeping vistas of barren landscape. You won’t even need your parka. Brrr!

Highlights of My Arctic Expedition Cruise Voyage

Sept. 23, 2013, 10:11 a.m.

Our ship MS Expedition was slicing through a massive ice field when someone suddenly screamed, “Polar bear on starboard!” Everyone standing at the bow grew wide-eyed. I looked through my binoculars and there it was—the King of the Arctic

Arctic tours

Places we visit in the Polar regions