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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Untouched Wilderness of Greenland and Newfoundland

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

Cruise Only
14 nights from £6600pp

Expedition Holiday
  • Maniitsoq
  • Greenland
  • Nuuk
  • Gros Morne National Park
  • Iceberg, Greenland
  • St John's

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday


No single supplement! Offer is not combinable. Subject to availability

Exclusive £100pp discount!

Untouched Wilderness of Greenland and Newfoundland Special Offer

Cruise along the coast of Greenland to Canada, discovering fascinating Viking history, ancient cultures and astonishing natural beauty whilst experiencing the vast wilderness of the Arctic and participating in exciting optional excursions including kayaking, icefjord boat tours, hiking and museum visits.

Explore Greenland with its stunning glaciers and amazing wildlife including dolphins and humpback whales. Travel along majestic fjords and past dramatic glaciers, calling at the tiny settlement of Kapisillit, Nuuk - the capital of Greenland, and the abandoned mining town of Ivittuut. See the bubbling hot springs on Uunartoq Islands and learn about Norse settlements at Hvalsey and Qassiarsuq.

Newfoundland offers intriguing historical attractions, huge forests, a striking coastline and a diverse range of wildlife. Labrador is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, with countless miles of wilderness to explore, or learn more about the culture of the area at the numerous historic sites. Sail to the magnificent landscape of the Gros Morne National Park then discover a little piece of France on the islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon.

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Untouched Wilderness of Greenland and Newfoundland Itinerary

Day 1 - Copenhagen (Denmark) - Kangerlussuaq (Greenland)

Fly from Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq, where you will be transferred to your ship, Fram.

Day 2 - Maniitsoq

Today will be spent exploring the area around Maniitsoq, where there may be the opportunity to go hiking, cruising on small boats or kayaking and looking for local wildlife.

Day 3 - Kapisillit

Cruise along the Nuuk fjord in and out of Kapisillit, which means Salmon in Greenlandic. If the water is calm, the reflection of the mountains in the fjord is breathtaking.

Day 4 - Nuuk

Nuuk, the capital of Greenland was the very first town in Greenland and founded 1728. You might spot humpback whales as you approach through the fjord. Optional excursions may include city tours, hikes and a scenic flight.

Day 5 - Ivittuut

The abandoned mining town of Ivittuut was built on top of the so-called Norse Middle settlement which was established by Vikings. There may be the chance to meet the hunters who seek shelter in the old houses by the sea.

Day 6 - Uunartoq - Hvalsey

Uunartoq Island is a contrast between its boiling hot springs and nearby icebergs. Learn about how Christianity reached Greenland this afternoon at Hvalsey, home to a well-preserved 14th-century church.

Day 7 - Qassiarsuq

In Qassiarsuk the green fields contrast with the icescapes at sea. Viking Erik the Red built his Brattahlíð estate here in 982 AD when he was banished from Iceland. Join a guided walk through the settlement to learn more about the region's history. You can visit Erik’s reconstructed longhouse and the church that his wife Tjodhildur made him build. Optional activities include kayaking, hiking and exploring the town on foot.

Days 8-9 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 10 - St Anthony (Canada)

St. Anthony is a remote town surrounded by pristine valleys, shimmering lakes and towering mountains. Wildlife in the area includes moose, woodland caribou, black bear, coyote, wolf, snowshoe hare and Arctic hare. The Grenfell museum depicts the life and times of the medical missionary Sir Wilfred Grenfell, and a little further afield is the recreated viking camp at L’Anse aux Meadows, home to the first known evidence of European presence in America. The oceans here contain an amazing amount of icebergs as well as whales, seals, dolphins and porpoises.

Day 11 - Red Bay

Red Bay was a centre for Basque whaling operations in the 16th century. The submerged galleons and chalupas used for whale hunting has made Red Bay an impressive underwater archaeological site, and the Red Bay Basque Whaling Station is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps stroll along the Tracey Hill Trail for breathtaking views of Red Bay, walk along the Bone Shore Trail, hike along the beach to the interpretation centre to see the collections of whalebones, or kayak to Saddle Island Trail.

Days 12-13 - Bonne Bay

Beautiful Bonne Bay is located on Newfoundland’s breathtaking west coast and divides the Gros Morne National Park in two. From the ship's deck you can see the awe-inspiring Tablelands Mountains - unique flat-topped rock outcroppings that are usually found deep under the earth’s surface. A wide range of animals can be seen in the park including moose, caribou, fox, black bears, ptarmigans and eagles.

Day 14 - St Pierre and Miquelon

The islands are part of the French Republic and the people living in St Pierre and Miquelon are very proud to be French. Enjoy the bistros, cafés, wine, cheese, baguettes and pastries of this little piece of France. The tiny island of Grand Colombier is an important bird island with more than 100,000 breeding pairs of Leach´s storm petrels.

Day 15 - St John's

Disembark Fram in St. John’s, a historic town that is full of character with narrow streets and hidden alleyways.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 14-night full board cruise in the cabin grade of your choice
  • Flight from Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq
  • Landings ashore and lectures onboard by the Expedition Team
  • Complimentary tea and coffee on board
  • Wind and waterproof jacket

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights - we can arrange these for you, please contact us for a quote
  • Travel insurance
  • Luggage handling
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Price Information

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