The Arctic

Follow generations of explorers and adventurers as you voyage into the remote expanse of the Arctic Circle. From the comfort and warmth of your stateroom onboard your Arctic cruise, sail past slow moving icebergs and cut through the majestic waters of this seemingly inhospitable region. Along the way look out for the amazing wildlife that calls the Arctic Ocean home, like whales as they breach from the depths, walruses and of course the region’s legendary polar bears. Discover Viking heritage and stories in the coastal towns of Scandinavia, Greenland and Iceland before adventuring into the true north. Amazing opportunities abound – like joining an exhilarating zodiac boat ride or polar expedition to witness the Arctic’s true grandeur up close.

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  • White reindeer of the Arctic north

  • Glaciers at Fjord Disco Bay, West Greenland

  • Arctic fox in Spitsbergen, Norway

  • Walrus in the fjords of eastern Greenland

  • Houses of Kulusuk village, Greenland

  • Friends gather to witness the Arctic's northern lights

  • Northern lights over the frozen Arctic

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • -6℃
  • -8℃
  • -10℃
  • -6℃
  • 0℃
  • 5℃
  • 9℃
  • 8℃
  • 4℃
  • -2℃
  • -4℃
  • -6℃
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 13
  • 17
  • 18
  • 14
  • 5
  • 3
  • 3

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.













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Where to book

Explore is a global adventure travel company with 40 years’ experience in providing exciting and authentic travel experiences. With over 350 trips in around 100 countries, Explore’s expertly crafted itineraries combined with award-winning tour leaders, small group sizes and a commitment to responsible travel ensure unforgettable travel experiences in extraordinary destinations.

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Paramount Cruises are a boutique, independent cruise specialist based in London. They endeavour to put together great value, tailor-made cruise packages which will leave you with lasting memories. Their staff our experts in cruise with years of knowledge and first hand experience in cruising, giving you the best, first hand advice and options to make your cruise holiday one to remember.

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