Lancaster Sound

Lancaster Sound lies between Baffin Island and Devon Island and provides passage to the Parry Channel and Northwest Passage.

Map of Lancaster Sound

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Trips that visit Lancaster Sound

Northwest Passage Revealed

In the icy and labyrinthine channels of the legendary Northwest Passage, explore the archipelago of islands and channels that form Canada’s High Arctic region; meet local indigenous people; encounter enigmatic Arctic wildlife, including walrus, beluga whale, polar bear, musk ox…

  • 17 Days
  • $16,901
Arctic Wildlife Safari: Northwest Passage

An all consuming introduction to the Arctic, with a strong focus on wildlife, this trip is hard to beat. Search for bears, narwhal, beluga, walrus and musk ox, marvel at Greenland's ‘big ice’ and learn about the early explorers as…

  • 12 Days
  • $7,595
Northwest Passage, Ellesmere & West Greenland

Traversing west to east this voyage takes you to iconic sites such as Cambridge Bay, Lancaster and Smith Sounds and Ellesmere Island, before exploring the fjords and towns of West Greenland. Bears, narwhal, musk ox, beluga and northern lights are…

  • 17 Days
  • $11,995
​Ultima Thule: Northwest Passage & West Greenland

Spending time exploring Canada’s historic Northwest Passage and West Greenland, we like this voyage’s balance and variety as much as exploring little visited spots such as Thule, one of the northernmost towns in the world, and Smith Sound. Big ice,…

  • 20 Days
  • $14,845
Greenland, Baffin & Northwest Passage In-Depth

This comprehensive westbound voyage stands out for its compelling combination of West Greenland, in-depth exploration of the east coast of Baffin Island and the historic Northwest Passage. Jaw dropping scenery, towering icebergs, thrilling wildlife encounters, Inuit community visits and fascinating…

  • 17 Days
  • $15,495
Full Transit of the Northwest Passage

Enter the Northwest Passage through Hudson Bay onboard a luxury, hybrid-powered icebreaker. Explore by helicopter and zodiac as you travel the full length of this fabled route all the way to Nome, Alaska. Spot bears on the ice floe, narwhal…

  • 25 Days
  • $37,956
Baffin Island & West Greenland In-Depth

Using Iceland as your entry and exit points, this 15 day High Arctic adventure offers the best of both West Greenland and Canada’s Baffin Island. High points will be the epic scale of West Greenland’s ice, chanced encounters with The…

  • 15 Days
  • $16,890
West Greenland, Baffin & Ellesmere Islands In-depth

An epic High Arctic adventure into regions largely unknown. From the towering icebergs of Greenland’s Ilulissat Icefjord to the gates of Canada’s historic Northwest Passage, encountering The Arctic’s rich wildlife on a daily basis, this trip’s list of highlights will…

  • 24 Days
  • $25,190