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Northeast Passage: From Norway to Alaska

DEPARTING FROM:Oslo, NorwayFINAL DESTINATION:Nome (Alaska), United States of America

DURATION:25 Days/ 24 NightsREGION:ArcticSHIP:National Geographic Endurance

On this remarkable new expedition you will thrill at remote Siberian shores and far northern archipelagos - including rarely-visited Franz Josef Land, New Siberian Islands and Wrangel Island. In these parts, little has changed since the days of Nordenskjold, Amundsen and intrepid explorers of the last century. The brand new, state-of-the-art expedition ship National Geographic Endurance roams free at the  top of the world on the most untrammeled, adventurous route in the High Arctic on 

this epic 25 day voyage of discovery from Norway to Alaska. Designed for polar exploration in the most far-flung corners of the globe, the Endurance is the ideal expedition ship to attempt this incredible journey, while offering all the modern facilities and luxuries you can imagine.

Also operates reverse direction, Alaska to Norway, departing 11 August 2020. Enquire for itinerary details.


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Ship Details

National Geographic Endurance

National Geographic Endurance

Operated by: Lindblad Expeditions

The newest addition to the Lindblad Expeditions' fleet, the Polar Class 5 National Geographic Endurance is due to launch in 2020. Named in honour of legendary polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship, it is designed to navigate polar passages year-round while providing exceptional comfort and stability. The Endurance will safely explore unchartered waters and new latitudes, including Northeast Greenland, remote Jan Mayer island, Norway’s spectacular fjords, and more.

National Geographic Endurance accommodates just 126 guests in 69 spacious cabins - all of which face outside and have large windows or balconies, private bathrooms, individual climate control, Wi-Fi, and an expedition command centre with tablets and USB/mobile device docking.

Endurance's patented X-BOW® is key to its design; its powerful wave-slicing action provides an extremely smooth ride in even adverse conditions, and even reduces spray on deck, for superior observation.


Key Facts

408 Feet / 124.40 Metres
69 Feet
16.50 Knots
Passenger Decks
Room Grades

The following additional options may be added to your cruise.

Charter Flights

Charter flights are additional and are priced as follows: Oslo to Tromso from US$ 490 per person and Nome to Anchorage from US$ 350 per person. Airfares are subject to change.

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$840 Per Person (Indicative pricing in NZD. Sold in AUD)
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Charter Flights


All fares for travel aboard National Geographic Endurance include your bar tab and all tips for the crew.

Your cruise price includes:

  • Shipboard accommodation aboard National Geographic Endurance in selected room grade
  • 1 nights accommodation in Oslo (pre cruise)
  • All meals and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Cappuccinos, lattes and filtered water
  • 24-hour coffee, tea and soda on demand 
  • Hors d’oeuvres and snacks during daily recap
  • Use of exercise equipment
  • Fully stocked library, and other gracious public spaces
  • The guidance and company of the expedition staff
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Special access permits, park fees, port taxes
  • Transfers to and from group flights
  • All excursions as described in the itinerary
  • Zodiac and kayak explorations
  • Presentations and guest speakers in the lounge


Your cruise price does not include:

  • Flights and pre- and post- cruise accommodation
  • Transfers to / from the ship
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended - ask us for a quote today) 
  • Spa treatments
  • Items of a personal nature (bar, laundry and communications expenses)

Charter flights are additional and are priced as follows: Oslo to Tromso from US$ 490 per person and Nome to Anchorage from US$ 350 per person. Airfares are subject to change.


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Please note: This cruise is sold in AUD

This expedition also operates reverse direction, Alaska to Norway, departing 11 August 2020. Enquire for itinerary details.

The day-by-day itinerary is a sampling of the places intended to be visited, conditions permitting. Changes may be made due to weather, ice and sea conditions or any other event affecting the operation of the ship.

By completing this booking request you acknowledge that you have read and accept both Expedition Cruise Specialists' and Lindblad Expeditions' terms and conditions.

Single travellers are accommodated in selected room grades at the specified sole use price. 



Northeast Passage: From Norway to Alaska



FROM AUD $840 Per Person (Indicative pricing in NZD. Sold in AUD)