From Kangerlussuaq to Goose Bay Cruise

From Kangerlussuaq to Goose Bay Cruise

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This cruise will not leave anybody cold; it will surround you with great pioneering history and an inspiring feeling of freedom. A premiere route from Greenland’s icy world to an insider tip in Canada.

Trip Name
From Kangerlussuaq to Goose Bay Cruise
Vessel Type: Five-star expedition ship Length: 138 meters Passenger Capacity: 230 (199 for Antarctic expeditions and cruises around Spitsbergen) Built: 2017 Explore the Ship: * More open deck space than on any other expedition ship * Glass balconies: Float over the ocean with perfect views when watching whales and dolphins, for example * Observation Deck and Lounge: The terraced Observation Deck offers the best views as well as permanently mounted binoculars. Located one deck lower, the Observation Lounge brings the excitement indoors with its 180-degree panoramic view * Bow tour: The new deck track at the bow puts you in the front row for wildlife sightings. * Marina: The marina is the convenient starting point for a variety of warmwater sports – kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and snorkelling equipment are available for you to use Cabins & Suites: * An ocean view with even more: exclusively outside cabins and suites, almost all with balconies or French balconies * Grand Suites with a private veranda * Spaciously designed – enjoy a relaxing stay in rooms from 21 m² (226 ft²) up to 71 m² (764 ft²) in size * Exceptionally equipped – for example, with binoculars, Nordic Walking poles, air conditioning, coffee machine and mini bar (free of charge) * Separable beds in all cabins and suites * Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Culinary: * Main restaurant: A relaxed atmosphere at any time of day – from breakfast to dinner, inspired by the region. * Speciality restaurants: The speciality restaurant on the HANSEATIC inspiration will take you on a culinary voyage of discovery: explore exquisite Japanese creations and Peru’s modern and fashionable cooking. Explore new culinary highlights of the North American east coast on the HANSEATIC nature. * Bistro Restaurant: Eat under an open sky. The Bistro Restaurant offers 84 indoor and around 100 outdoor seats. * Bars: spend the evening relaxing with a glass of wine in the Observation Lounge or the HanseAtrium. Fitness & Wellness: * Spa area: Our new ships offer professional partial- and full-body massages, classic cosmetic treatments, a hairdresser and treatments for your hands and feet. The Finnish sauna with an ocean view and the steam sauna are the perfect end to every expedition. * Pool area/bar: Thanks to its flexible canopy, the pool area with bar can be enjoyed whatever the weather. Water loungers and a counter-current system offer pure relaxation. * Fitness area: The fitness area, which has been expanded significantly to around 100 m² / 1,076 ft², features up-to-date equipment, a separate course room and an incomparable ocean view. Knowledge On Board: * HanseAtrium: The central HanseAtrium can be used for many different activities; its cutting-edge technology makes it suitable for presentations and expert lectures as well as intensive precaps and recaps. In the evening, the HanseAtrium is transformed into an atmospheric bar where you can see out the day and reflect on your experiences. * Ocean Academy: The Ocean Academy allows you to experience science however you desire. You can use the large media wall and interactive poster to display fascinating information on a wide range of disciplines whenever you like.


Day 1 - Day 1 Charter flight from Germany to Kangerlussuaq
Kangerlussuaq/Greenland, departure 21.00 hrs
Day 2 - Days 2 - 8 West and south coast of Greenland (Sisimiut, Ilulissat, Disko Bay, Qeqertarsuaq, Paamiut, Qassiarsuk, fjords of Greenland)
Be there when the Arctic lifts its white curtain and offers you unforgettable insights. Renowned experts from various disciplines will lend extra depth to your expedition. Fascinating talks on board, thrilling Zodiac rides and hikes will bring you closer to the polar region. Greenland will take your breath away with its spectacular and diverse Arctic landscape. Immerse yourself in an astonishing world just like the legendary explorers. The first chapter of your very individual polar story begins in Sisimiut, home to the Saqqaq culture from over 4,000 years ago. This picturesque city welcomes you with colourful wooden houses that add flecks of colour to the hilly landscape. Pass through a gate made of whale jawbones into the old town, which resembles a museum village. When the HANSEATIC inspiration heads for Ilulissat, you will draw closer to the first highlight of your expedition: even well-travelled visitors are left speechless by the imposing ice fjord. Pieces of ice of various sizes break off the Jakobshavn Glacier, the world’s fastest and most active glacier, and gather in this area. The variety of ice in the famous Disko Bay is even more impressive: huge glistening formations drift in the sea – one of Greenland’s greatest spectacles. Enjoy the panorama of this magical world from the glass balconies and open deck spaces. Captivating moments are guaranteed on the ship and in the Zodiacs. Standing by the water against a rugged mountain backdrop, the colourful little houses of Qeqertarsuaq provide a stunning contrast to the white of the bizarre ice sculptures and the dark-blue sea. Walk through the Arctic tundra to the Windy Valley or past hot springs to the rugged basalt coast. Paamiut has the largest population of humpback and fin whales. You might even spot a sea eagle, the area’s guardian angel, as you walk through the old town with its characteristic buildings. Qassiarsuk, where Erik the Red settled in 982, will immerse you in the time of the Vikings. Ruined Norman walls and replicas of Thjodhild’s church and Erik’s long house bring the Norsemen back to life. The fjords of Greenland will open up a millennia-old book on the history of the earth’s creative power. Taking a flexible route through this monumental natural wonder, the HANSEATIC inspiration emphasises the vivid expeditionary nature of this cruise. Majestic mountain ranges alternate with deeply carved coastlines. Reflect on these impressions with some relaxing days at sea before a spectacular country appears on the horizon: Canada, a dream destination for fans of the outdoors. Do you know its hidden natural landscapes – far away from the familiar? After this expedition, you will!
Day 3 - Days 9 - 10 Relaxation at sea
Day 4 - Days 11 - 13 Labrador/Canada (Hopedale, Cartwright, Battle Harbour)
Labrador, Canada’s most easterly province, is a place of breathtaking scenery. Rock formations rise up to 1,500 m (4,921 ft) out of the sea. Remote locations invite you to go hiking. Rivers rush through the landscape like lifelines. The home of moose, wolves and caribou. The coast is also home to seals and whales. Head into these regions that just a few years ago could only be reached by seaplane or sled. What is it like to live in such a secluded, vast expanse? Find out when you visit Hopedale on the north coast – also known by the Inuit as the “place of the whales”. Visit the museum for an insight into Inuit culture with artefacts that are 2,000 years old. The country’s cultural heritage includes an ensemble of warehouses belonging to the Moravian missions, which have been active here since 1782. Around 1,000 years ago, Nordic seafarers referred to the strips of coast at Cartwright as “wondrous beaches”. How will you describe their beauty when the HANSEATIC inspiration visits for the first time? Battle Harbour is a reminder of simple bygone times. The restored 19th-century fishing village is made up of historic houses nestled in the wild natural surroundings like splashes of white. Once the vibrant capital of the cod-fishing industry, today it is a homage to a slower pace of life.
Day 5 - Day 14 Goose Bay/Canada
Arrival 21.00 hrs Overnight stay on boardTravelling through the fjord-like Hamilton Inlet and cruising on Lake Melville, the HANSEATIC inspiration will draw closer to Goose Bay. A breathtaking mountain backdrop set against deep-green forests in the heart of Labrador concludes your cruise with a premiere: this is the first time in our expedition history that a cruise has ended here.
Day 6 - Day 15 Charter flight to Montreal
Day 7 - Please note:
Itineraries are subject to change.

Trip Dates

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    • Expedition Greenland with Disko Bay and Labrador
    • where the north wind tells of adventure.