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Canada Cruises

Explore the dramatic coastline of Canada with its snow-capped mountains, diverse wildlife, fascinating cities and glaciers glistening under the polar sun. Learn more about the history, cultures and traditions of Canada at the numerous historical sites.

Enjoy the wilderness and astonishing range of wildlife of the East Coast in Newfoundland and Labrador, and explore Arctic Canada, the gateway to the breathtaking North West Passage. Perhaps enjoy a cruise in the fall from New England and visit Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, the beautiful city of Quebec or fascinating Montreal. The West Coast is home to the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, and is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and Alaska.

  • Quebec-City
  • Saint Joseph Oratory, Montreal
  • Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec
  • West Point Lighthouse, Prince Edward Island
  • See wildlife in Newfoundland
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Lake Louise
  • Ottawa Parliament
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Montreal
  • Jasper Town
  • Viking Settlement in L'Anse-aux-Meadows

About Canada Cruises

Cruise from the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver to Alaska along rugged coastlines, majestic fjords and soaring glaciers. Sail from Greenland to Alaska via the breathtaking Northwest Passage and cruise through beautiful straits before discovering the dramatic scenery of the North West Territories of Canada.

Explore Canada in the fall; see the elegant stone buildings and historic harbour in Saint John and experience the Scottish heritage of Nova Scotia, call at Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island and cruise along the St Lawrence seaway to the beautiful Canadian city of Quebec. Or discover rich and diverse scenery at Saguenay and its magnificent Fjord, and picturesque Trois-Rivieres at the mouth of the St Lawrence River. Explore the treasures of French-speaking Quebec City or Montreal, with its cosmopolitan blend of old and new.

Sail to Canada and learn about Viking history and heritage. Discover places of astonishing natural beauty, participate in exciting excursions and experience the vast wilderness of the Arctic.

Halifax, Nova Scotia Beaconsfield Historic House, Charlottetown

Cruise Collection 2018 / 2019 / 2020

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  • Canada in the Fall

    30 Nights - London Tilbury and Back

    Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Discover the breathtaking scenery of Eastern Canada in the glorious fall plus enjoy calls at picturesque Glengarriff and Cobh in Ireland on this spectacular no-fly voyage from London Tilbury 2019 - Sep Save up to 20% PLUS second passenger cruises half price on 2019 departure!

    Gaspe Peninsula No Fly Cruise
    From £1994pp
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  • New England Vistas

    7 Nights - New York to Québec City

    Crystal Serenity Crystal Serenity

    Join luxury ship Crystal Serenity in New York to discover the colonial heritage of New England and the fascinating Canadian cities of Charlottetown and Québec City. Includes complimentary beverages and evening entertainment. 2020 - Sep, Oct Book now and save £540!

    New York Cruise Only
    From £2370pp
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  • Northeast US and Atlantic Canada

    9 Nights - New York to St John's

    Fram Fram

    Sail from New York up the Atlantic Coast on this 9-night expedition cruise to explore the culture, history and wildlife of beautiful Newfoundland and Nova Scotia 2019 - May, Sep Exclusive £100pp discount!

    Cape Breton Cruise Only
    From £2992pp
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  • New England Grandeur

    10 Nights - New York to Montreal

    Crystal Symphony Crystal Symphony

    Embark luxurious Crystal Symphony in New York for a 10-night luxury cruise to experience the colours of New England and Canada in the fall Save up to £1625pp!

    New York City Cruise Only
    From £3165pp
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  • Coastal New England

    9 Nights - Boston to Halifax

    Victory II Victory II

    Experience the old-world elegance of Newport’s mansions, visit the first Pilgrim settlement in Plymouth and enjoy whale watching on this superb all-inclusive New England cruise. Includes hotel stay in Boston, return flights from the UK, overseas transfers, guided excursions and expert guest lecturers 2018 - Oct Exclusive Blue Water Package!

    Bar Harbor Fly Cruise Package
    From £3199pp
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  • Discover Alaska by Luxury Cruise

    7 Nights - Vancouver to Seward

    Silver Shadow Silver Shadow

    Discover the outstanding natural beauty and pioneering history of Alaska on this luxury voyage from Vancouver to Seward on the luxurious Silver Shadow, taking in the fascinating Gold Rush towns of Juneau and Skagway

    Alaska Cruise Only
    From £3300pp
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  • French Canadian Maritimes

    11 Nights - Halifax to Detroit

    Victory II Victory II

    Discover the historic French Canadian cities of Quebec and Montreal, experience the power of the mighty Niagara Falls, sail along the magnificent St Lawrence river and cross Lake Ontario and Lake Erie on this unique all-inclusive cruise. Includes return flights from the UK, pre-cruise hotel stay in Halifax, guided excursions and expert guest lecturers

    Quebec City Fly-Cruise Package
    From £4150pp
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  • Deluxe Alaska Cruise and Rocky Mountaineer Train

    17 Nights - Calgary to Vancouver

    Nieuw Amsterdam Nieuw Amsterdam

    A unique 17-night holiday including a ride on the Rocky Mountaineer train from Jasper through breathtaking scenery to Vancouver, and a cruise taking in the fascinating towns and outstanding natural beauty of Alaska on Nieuw Amsterdam, with return flights from the UK and VIP door-to-door home pick-up service 2019 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

    Alaska Fly Cruise Package
    From £4649pp
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  • Alaska Cruise and Rockies Tour

    19 Nights - Calgary to Vancouver

    Volendam Volendam

    Combine a tour of Canada's dramatic Rocky Mountains with a 7-night cruise of Alaska' stunning Inside Passage on this premium 19-night cruise and land tour, with return flights from the UK

    Banff National Park Fly Cruise Package
    From £4995pp
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  • New England and Canada in the Fall

    12 Nights - New York to Montreal

    Silver Spirit Silver Spirit

    Experience the beautiful autumn colours and colonial heritage of New England, and visit the fascinating Canadian cities of Quebec and Montreal on this superb all-inclusive luxury cruise from New York to Montreal

    Statue of Liberty Cruise Only
    From £5200pp
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  • Eastern Seaboard Explorer

    12 Nights - Montreal to New York

    Viking Sea Viking Sea

    Witness the shades of autumn in Canada and New England and cruise the scenic St Lawrence River and remarkable Cape Cod Canal. Includes overnight stops in Montreal, Boston and New York to make the most of the fascinating cities 2019 - Sep Save £500pp PLUS free gratuities!

    Boston S Fly Cruise Package
    From £5495pp
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  • Emerging Canada

    30 Nights - Dover and Back

    Saga Sapphire Saga Sapphire

    Dover - St Johns (Newfoundland) - Sydney (Canada) - Gaspe (Canada) - Sept Iles (Canada) - Montreal (Canada) - Quebec City (Canada) - Corner Brook (Newfoundland) - Halifax (Canada) - Ponta Delgada (Azores) - Dover 2019 - May

    Montreal No Fly Cruise
    From £5536pp
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  • Great Lakes Grand Discovery

    11 Nights - Toronto to Chicago

    Victory I Victory I

    This unique and exclusive 11-night holiday combines a luxury, all-inclusive 9-night cruise exploring the breathtaking Great Lakes and dramatic Niagara Falls, with a pre-cruise overnight hotel stay, plus return flights from the UK and exciting guided shore excursions 2019 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct 2020 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct Exclusive Blue Water Package!

    Niagara Falls Fly Cruise Package
    From £5899pp
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  • Greenland to Newfoundland and Labrador

    16 Nights - Kangerlussuaq to Halifax

    Fram Fram

    Discover breathtaking scenery, fascinating Viking history and an abundance of wildlife on this expedition cruise from Greenland along the coasts of Labrador and Newfoundland in Canada, with on-board lectures from the experienced Expedition Team Exclusive £100pp discount!

    Greenland Cruise Only
    From £5962pp
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  • Luxury New England and Canada

    15 Nights - New York to Montreal

    Seven Seas Navigator Seven Seas Navigator

    Experience the glorious colours of New England and Canada in the fall on this exclusive luxury cruise holiday from New York to Montreal. This cruise is combined with a 3-night New York hotel stay with a complimentary New York pass giving access to over 90 attractions and an overnight stay in Montreal, plus return flights from the UK and private overseas transfers 2019 - Sep Exclusive Blue Water Package with 3-night New York hotel stay and free New York Pass!

    New York Fly-Cruise Package
    From £6195pp
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  • Great Lakes of North America

    11 Nights - Quebec City to Milwaukee

    Le Champlain Le Champlain

    Experience the glorious colours of the fall foliage of Canada and the USA on this unique luxury cruise through the Great Lakes of North America from Québec to Milwaukee, exploring the spectacular scenery, history and culture of the region, with return flights from the UK and overseas transfers 2019 - Sep, Oct Exclusive Blue Water Package!

    Thousand Islands Fly-Cruise Package
    From £6295pp
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  • Untouched Wilderness of Greenland and Newfoundland

    14 Nights - Kangerlussuaq to St John's

    Fram Fram

    See rare wildlife, visit historic settlements and explore the spectacular landscapes of Greenland, Newfoundland and Labrador on this 14-night expedition cruise on board Fram 2019 - Sep Exclusive £100pp discount!

    Maniitsoq Cruise Only
    From £6600pp
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  • Luxury Alaska and Rocky Mountaineer

    17 Nights - Calgary to Vancouver

    Seven Seas Mariner Seven Seas Mariner

    Discover the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Alaska and the Rocky Mountains on this luxury 17-night cruise and stay holiday, including two days aboard the famous Rocky Mountaineer and hotel stays in Calgary, Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver, plus return flights from the UK and private overseas transfers 2019 - May Exclusive Blue Water Package including 2-day GoldLeaf Service Rocky Mountaineer tour and hotel stays in Calgary, Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver

    Banff Fly Cruise Package
    From £6799pp
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  • Maritimes Discovery

    12 Nights - New York to Halifax

    Scenic Eclipse Scenic Eclipse

    Luxury Scenic Cruise from New York to Canada exploring picturesque villages, historic ports and vibrant cities in Boston, Nova Scotia, Charlottetown and Halifax. Includes shore excursions, hotel stay in New York city, return flights from the UK, complimentary drinks and all gratuities 2019 - Sep FREE private door-to-door transfers and complimentary hotel stay!

    Boston Common and Public Garden Fly Cruise Package
    From £6995pp
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  • Iceland and Atlantic Canada

    13 Nights - Reykjavik to Quebec City

    Scenic Eclipse Scenic Eclipse

    A unique 13-night all-inclusive expedition cruise holiday from the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik to the natural beauty of Greenland and Newfoundland in Canada, on brand new, state-of-the-art Scenic Eclipse, with thrilling Zodiac excursions and return flights from the UK 2019 - Aug Exclusive Blue Water price!

    Reykjavik Fly Cruise Package
    From £7595pp
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  • Rockies Explorer and Alaska Cruise

    19 Nights - Vancouver and Back

    Volendam Volendam

    Enjoy a 9-night luxury tour of Canada including 2 days on the famous Rocky Mountaineer followed by a 7-night cruise through Alaska's stunning Inside Passage, with return flights from the UK and overseas transfers 2019 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug Exclusive £200pp discount!

    Banff Fly Cruise Package
    From £7795pp
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  • The Inside Passage

    13 Nights - Kangerlussuaq to Edmonton

    Fram Fram

    Cruise through the fabled Inside Passage and experience the beautiful landscapes uncovered by history's greatest explorers on this unique expedition cruise from Greenland to Canada 2019 - Aug Exclusive £100pp discount!

    Baffin Bay Cruise Only
    From £8146pp
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  • Atlantic Canada and USA

    16 Nights - Quebec City to New York

    Scenic Eclipse Scenic Eclipse

    Explore Colonial coastal towns and discover the culture and history of Boston and New York on this all-inclusive expedition cruise holiday on brand new, state-of-the-art Scenic Eclipse, with pre-cruise hotel stay in Quebec, return flights from the UK, exciting Zodiac outings and the chance to enjoy thrilling submarine and helicopter excursions 2019 - Aug FREE private door-to-door transfers and complimentary hotel stay!

    Quebec Fly Cruise Package
    From £9395pp
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  • Rockies and Alaskan Wilderness Adventure

    18 Nights - Vancouver to Seward

    Seven Seas Mariner Seven Seas Mariner

    This once-in-a-lifetime luxury holiday combines an 11-night land tour through the breathtaking Rockies, including two days on board the famous Rocky Mountaineer, with a 7-night all-inclusive cruise taking in the legendary Inside Passage, plus return flights from the UK and private overseas transfers 2019 - Jun, Jul Exclusive Blue Water Package!

    Vancouver Fly Cruise Package
    From £10995pp
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  • Across the Northwest Passage

    23 Nights - Kangerlussuaq to Nome

    Scenic Eclipse Scenic Eclipse

    Embark on a luxury expedition cruise through the legendary Northwest Passage on board brand-new Scenic Eclipse and discover dramatic fjords, see fascinating wildlife and enjoy encounters with Inuit communities. Includes hotel stays in Copenhagen and Anchorage, return flights from the UK, exciting Zodiac outings and the chance to enjoy thrilling submarine and helicopter excursions 2020 - Aug FREE private door-to-door transfers and complimentary hotel stay!

    Anchorage Fly Cruise Package
    From £20395pp
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  • In the Wake of Pioneers

    14 Nights - Nome to Vancouver

    Le Soleal Le Soleal

    Follow in the footsteps of gold miners on this superb luxury expedition to the majestic glaciers, soaring mountains and glistening lakes of Alaska and British Columbia

    Sitka, Alaska View Full Details

  • Luxury Northwest Passage Expedition

    22 Nights - Kangerlussuaq to Nome

    Le Soleal Le Soleal

    This once-in-a-lifetime luxury expedition voyage on mega-yacht Le Soleal follows in the footsteps of famous Arctic explorers through the legendary Northwest Passage. Includes charter flight from Paris to Kangerlussuaq, and return flight from Nome to Seattle

    Ilulisaat, Greenland View Full Details

Canada Highlights

Charlottetown

Charlottetown is a Victorian-era city on Prince Edward Island and is the county seat of Queen's County. Tours of the town can be taken by double-decker bus or horse-drawn trolley, which takes in the historic Prince Street area and its clapper-board houses. Visits may be offered to the homestead of Lucy Maud Montgomery which inspired her to write 'Anne of Green Gables'.

Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island, Canada)

Corner Brook

Situated on the island of Newfoundland in the Gulf of St Lawrence, Corner Brook is a gateway to hiking trails and the scenic wilderness of Gros Morne National Park. The park is dominated by 2600-ft Gros Morne mountain, a part of the Long Range, and is a spectacular area of alpine plateau, fjords, glacial valleys, lakes, and waterfalls fed by snow-melt in the summer. The town is growing as a centre of the film industry, and is home to the Atlantic Studios Cooperative.

Halifax

Halifax was Canada's first British town, founded in 1749 and a gateway to Nova Scotia's rugged coastline and picturesque countryside. The coastline is famed for its string of well-preserved lighthouses, including the much-photographed example at Peggy's Cove. Halifax is overlooked by the citadel of Fort George, and has a boardwalk with restaurants, shops and museums.

Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada)

Montreal

Montreal sits on the St Lawrence River, and combines the flavours of North America with the culture of France. Old Montreal has a strong caf' culture, interesting shops and the Jean-Talom Market in Little Italy. The grand City Hall can be found near the port, and early high-rise commercial buildings can be seen on the Place d'Armes. Montreal has many art galleries and museums, and the 19th-century Basilica of Notre Dame.

New Brunswick

The chief port for the province of New Brunswick is Saint John, an attractive city which gives access to the famous Reversing River Rapids in the Bay of Fundy, and scenic forests, hills and coastline. St John has an Old City Market, built by shipwrights and topped with a roof in the shape of a ship's hull, and the 19th-century British Carleton Martello Tower. Tours can be taken by horse-drawn trolley, passing the old courthouse and King's Square, laid out in the shape of the Union Jack.

Quebec

The old city of Quebec is situated on the St Lawrence River and is dominated by the 19th-century hotel of Chateau Frontenac and its huge red brick and green-roofed tower. Tours by horse-drawn carriage take visitors to the charming Quartier Petit-Chaplain beside Old Port, and the cobbled streets and chic boutiques of the Lower Town. A spectacular funicular links the Lower and Upper Towns. Six miles outside Quebec are the Montmorency Falls, one and half times higher than Niagara and crossed by a suspension bridge.

Quebec (Canada)

Saguenay

Saguenay is situated at the head of the scenic Saguenay Fjord, a glacial valley below the mountains of Valin. This area of Quebec is renowned for its natural beauty and the St Lawrence Marine Park, where rare blue whales and belugas are sometimes seen. Villages line the fjord, including L'Anse-Saint-Jean which has an historic covered bridge.

Saint John

Saint John is the chief port of New Brunswick Province, an attractive city and gateway to untamed countryside and the scenic coastline of New England. The town has an Old City Market which is topped with a roof built in the shape of a ship's hull, and the 19th-century British Carleton Martello Tower. Horse-drawn trolley tours might include the Old Courthouse and Kings Square. In the Bay of Fundy are the famous Reversing River Rapids.

Saint John (New Brunswick, Canada)

St John's

The historic port of St John's is the capital of Newfoundland island and the oldest city in Canada. The landscape of Newfoundland is very scenic, with ancient volcanoes, and icebergs which have calved from glaciers in Greenland. Cabot Tower can be seen at the mouth of the harbour on Signal Hill, and Witless Bay has an Ecological Reserve and a puffin colony.

Sydney

Sydney is Canada's third-largest city, located on picturesque Cape Breton Island. It was founded in 1785 by British Loyalists and has a Scottish flavour ' the Highland Village at Hector's Point is a tribute to the Gaelic heritage of Nova Scotia. Nearby Baddeck is on the shore of Bras d'Or Lake and was once the summer home of Alexander Graham Bell. Other visits might include Fortress Louisbourg, which is a living museum where locals dress in period costume.

Toronto

Modern shopping malls, skyscrapers and restored 19th-century buildings make up Toronto, where the harbour area has been reclaimed from the old docks to create shops, restaurants and seating areas. Visitors can ascend the CN Tower, which offers a 360-degree view of the city. The key attraction is nearby Niagara Falls, trips by boat through the mist given off by the falling water, and the tunnels hewn out of the rock behind them.

Toronto (Canada)

Vancouver

The beauty of the natural landscape around Vancouver attracts visitors for skiing, hiking and fishing, and the port is a common call for cruises to Alaska and the Inside Passage. In the city there are good restaurants in the warehouse district of Yaletown, shopping opportunities in Robson Street and Granville Island, Chinatown and the restored Gastown district. One of Vancouver's most popular attractions is the Capilano Suspension Bridge above the Capilano Canyon, and the Treetop Walk.

Vancouver (Canada)
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