Iceland to Greenland: Voyage to the Arctic Circle Aboard M.S. L’AUSTRAL

August 2 - 14, 2014

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Iceland, a land of unparalleled geological riches, the rugged west coast of Greenland—the world’s largest island—and the rarelyvisited Arctic Circle—where ice-filled fjords, calving glaciers, and majestic icebergs form a dream landscape—are yours to discover. Call on ports inaccessible to larger vessels and explore one of the world’s last great frontiers. Discover the very edge of civilization—home to eight species of whales, two million seals, walruses, reindeer, and an amazing variety of seabirds. Visit remote towns and settlements to learn more about the daily life, history, and traditional culture of the fascinating Inuit people. Zodiac excursions are led by expert naturalist guides.

Study Leader Information

The ship is staffed with an expedition team of expert naturalists and Harvard University, Dr. James J. McCarthy, Agassiz Professor of Oceanography. Smithsonian Institution, Dr. James R. Zimbelman, geologist with the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, National Air and Space Museum.

Tour Itinerary


For a detailed listing of daily activities and itinerary during our trip, please click here for the tour brochure.


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