Pole to Pole Expedition in 2025 

Pole to Pole Expedition in 2025

87-Day Nuuk to Ushuaia

Viking Expeditions invites you to cruise From the Arctic to Antarctica on board Viking Octantis. Begin in Nuuk, Greenland, sailing along the rugged shorelines of the Canadian High Arctic, traverse gorgeous St. Lawrence Seaway to the Great Lakes. Admire stunning fall foliage in the Canadian Maritimes, then visit charming hidden gems and culturally rich cities, such as Quebec City, Norfolk and Charleston. Transit the Panama Canal then glide south along the South American coastline, visiting vibrant Santiago and Lima. Take in the beauty of the Chilean fjords, cruise to Antarctica and South Georgia before concluding in Ushuaia. Delve into the awe-inspiring landscapes, look for wildlife and experience the thrill of a zodiac shore landing. Search for penguin colonies, breaching whales, colorful bird colonies and gain a new perspective from your onboard expedition team. You will delight in the spacious Scandinavian design and understated elegance of the intimate Viking Polar Class expedition vessel that serves as your home away from home.

Business Class Air, Shipboard Credit and More!

Cruise Line: Viking Cruises
Ship(s): Viking Octantis
Departure: 9/3/2025
Length: 87 Days
Starts: Nuuk, Greenland
Starting from
per person

Cruise Amenities

Book this trip now with Cruise Specialists and receive the following exclusive amenities!

Enjoy Business Class Air, $1,000 Shore Excursion Credit, Plus, $1,000 Shipboard Credit per person when you book by November 30, 2023!

Compliments of Cruise Specialists
  • $500 Shipboard Credit per stateroom
Viking Expedition Full Cruise Amenities:
  • Expedition ship Viking Octantis holds just 378 guests
  • 87-day cruise visiting 12 countries 
  • All Onboard Gratuities and service fees
  • Viking Cruises' Silver Spirits beverage package including virtually all drinks on board
  • Complimentary Visa Service, when using Viking recommended service
  • Ground transfers to and from ship; private car transfer for Owner's Suite or Explorer's Suite
  • Viking Expedition Jackets
Always Included Viking Value Amenities:
  • Guided excursion in each port of call
  • Culture Curriculum®: Become immersed in your destinations through lectures on or performances of music, air, cooking, dance and history
  • Onboard Viking Resident Scientists deliver briefings and enriching lectures, as well as perform research and provide opportunities for guest participation in ongoing research 
  • Exclusive scientific partnerships with University of Cambridge's Scott Polar Research Insititute and Cornell Lab of Orinthology
  • All onboard meals featuring regional specialties & always available American classics
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with onboard dinner and lunch
  • Coffee & tea any time on board
  • 24-hour room service
  • FREE WiFi
  • Alternative Restaurant dining
  • Self-service laundrette available to all guests; laundry, dry cleaning, shoe shine and pressing available based on stateroom category
  • Port taxes and fees 

Pole to Pole Expedition in 2025

Fares as low as $74,995 and Business Class Air, Shipboard Credit and More!!

Sep 3 Wed Nuuk, Greenland*
Sep 4 Thur Nuuk, Greenland
Sep 5 Fri Scenic Cruising Itilleq Fjord-Cruise Only
Sep 6 Sun Ilulissat, Greenland
Sep 7 Mon Uummannaq, Greenland
Sep 9 Tue Pond Islet, Canada
Sep 10 Wed Explore the Canadian High Arctic*
Sep 11 Thur Explore the Canadian High Arctic*
Sep 12 Fri Explore the Canadian High Arctic
Sep 14  Sat Sisimiut, Greenland
Sep 15 Mon Nuuk, Greenland
Sep 16 Tue Kapisillut, Greenland
Sep 17 Wed Paamiut (Frederikshab), Greenland
Sep 18 Thu Ivittuut, Greenland
Sep 20 Sat Battle Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada
Sep 21 Sun Red Bay, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Sep 22 Mon Gros Morne National Park (Woody Point ), Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Sep 23 Tue Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec, Canada
Sep 24 Wed Tadoussac, Quebec, Canada
Sep 25 Thu Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Sep 26 Fri Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
Sep 27 Sat Scenic Sailing St. Lawrence Seaway Locks-Cruise Only
Sep 28 Sun Toronto, Ontario, Canada*
Sep 29 Mon Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 30 Tue Scenic Sailing St. Lawrence Seaway Locks-Cruise Only
Oct 1 Wed Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
Oct 2 Thu Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Oct 3 Fri Scenic Sailing St. Lawrence River-Cruise Only
Oct 4 Sat Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec, Canada
Oct 5 Sun Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
Oct 6 Mon Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
Oct 9 Thu Norfolk, Virginia
Oct 11 Sat Charleston, South Carolina
Oct 13 Mon Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Oct 15 Tue Cozumel, Mexico
Oct 18 Sat Transit Panama Canal-Cruise Only
    Panama City (Fuerte Amador), Panama*
Oct 19 Sun Panama City (Fuerte Amador), Panama
Oct 21 Tue Manta, Ecuador
Oct 24 Fri Lima (Callao), Peru
Oct 27 Mon Iquique, Chile
 Oct 30 Thu Santiago (Valparaíso), Chile
Nov 1 Sat Scenic Sailing Chilean Fjords-Cruise Only
Nov 2 Sun Puerto Chacabuco, Chile
Nov 3 Mon Scenic Sailing Chilean Fjords-Cruise Only
Nov 4 Tue Explore Chilean Glaciers*
Nov 5 Wed Explore Chilean Glaciers
Nov 6 Thu Scenic Sailing Chilean Fjords-Cruise Only
Nov 7 Fri Punta Arenas, Chile
Nov 8 Sat Explore Chilean Glaciers
Nov 9 Sun Garibaldi Fjord, Chile
Nov 10 Mon Scenic Sailing Cape Horn
Nov 11 Tue Ushuaia, Argentina
Nov 13 Thu West Point Island, Falkland Islands
Nov 14 Fri Port Stanley, Falkland Islands
Nov 17 Mon Explore South Georgia, Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands*
Nov 18 Tue Explore South Georgia, Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands* 
Nov 19 Wed Explore South Georgia, Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands 
Nov 21 Fri Explore Antarctica*
Nov 22 Sat Explore Antarctica*
Nov 23 Sun Explore Antarctica*
Nov 24 Mon Explore Antarctica*
Nov 25 Tue Explore Antarctica
Nov 26 Wed  Cruise Drake Passage-Cruise Only
Nov 27 Thu Cruise Drake Passage-Cruise Only
Nov 28 Fri Ushuaia, Argentina
*Overnight in port
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 Business Class Air, Shipboard Credit and More!!
Fares shown are per person based on double occupancy, cruise only, in U.S. dollars on minimum published category and already reflect special savings cruise fare offer. Offer applies to bookings made from November 1-30, 2023. Special savings plus FREE airfare, airfares may vary on other gateways. Airfare does not have to be purchased to get cruise\cruisetour offer. All prices are in US dollars and for US residents only. Additional restrictions may apply. 2023: Pay in full at time of booking. 2024: Pay in full by December 15, 2023 or at time of booking if within 120 days of departure. 2025: Pay in full by May 31, 2024. Offer expires November 30, 2023. Cruise fares listed are valid for U.S. residents only. All fares and offers are for new bookings only, may not be combinable with other offers except Viking Explorer Society Member Travel Credit and Referral Rewards Credit, are capacity-controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice. Fares are based upon published full brochure fares; cruise fares do not include pre-paid charges, optional facilities and service fees, and personal charges, as defined in the terms and conditions of the Passenger Ticket Contract which may be viewed on Viking Ocean Cruises website. Full brochure fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all stateroom categories and may not have been in effect during the last 90 days. Promotional fares may remain in effect after the expiration date. Air promotion applies to roundtrip flights only from select Viking Cruises U.S. gateways and includes airport-to-ship or hotel transfers, air taxes and air fuel surcharges. Roundtrip airport transfers are included when air is purchased with a cruise or cruisetour package; if air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. All transfers must be in conjunction with a Viking-purchased cruise, cruisetour, land extension or extra hotel nights. The cruise ship fuel surcharge is additional revenue to Viking Cruises, as are any additional charges relating to currency fluctuation other than for fully paid cruise fares and full fares, which fluctuations are beyond our control. Additional terms and conditions may apply.  This Expedition cruise has additional requirements for boarding, please ask for details concerning medical assessments and Insurance. Cruise Specialists shipboard credit applies to full world cruise and is subject to change and or cancellation. We reserve the right to correct errors.