Glacier Bays & Polar Bears with Silversea

Glacier Bays & Polar Bears with Silversea

Departing August 31, 2017, Silversea will offer a unique cruise itinerary from Greenland down the east coast of northern Canada, with visits to Baffin Island, Torngat Mountains National Park and the remote Lower Savage Islands.

An ideal itinerary for polar bear spotting as well as whale watching and birding, this expedition cruise aboard the 130-passenger Silver Explorer will depart Kangerlussuaq in Greenland, initially cruising north to Sisimiut, home to the northernmost ice-free port, and Disko Bay, famed for its glaciers and icebergs, before continuing to Ilulissat, with visits to the town’s famous icefjord, which is best viewed during a helicopter excursion.

After crossing the Davis Strait, the iceberg super-highway, the Silver Explorer will visit Iqaluit on Baffin Island before sailing south to the Lower Savage Islands in search of Ursus maritimus, the mighty polar bear, during guided zodiac excursions.

After crossing the Labrador Sea Silver Explorer will cruise the Newfoundland coast, with zodiac tours of L’Anse aux Meadows and Unesco-listed Gros Morne National Park, and a port visit at St Pierre, one of the smallest French Overseas collectives in the world, before arriving in St John’s. 16 days from US$11,655 per person.