Sea kayaking in the Arctic is one of the best ways to experience this diverse polar region that encompasses the northernmost part of the Earth. From the rugged mountains and glaciers of Greenland and volcanic island of Iceland to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, a haven for Arctic wildlife, the Arctic is a paradise for lovers of the natural world.

Imagine paddling through an intricate maze of sea ice, through picture-perfect fjords forged by ancient glaciers, under dramatic bird cliffs and searching for the mighty walrus and elusive polar bear – from a distance! 

Led by an experienced Sea Kayaking Guide, you and your small group will have unparalleled opportunities to encounter wildlife and geological marvels as you glide silently and unobtrusively through this remote part of the world, accessing areas inaccessible to larger vessels.

“It was a fabulous cruise to the High Arctic. Daniel was a great kayaking guide and really made the trip spectacular for us. Rest of the crew were great too.”

Patricia
Two People Kayaking in Spitsbergen, Svalbard; Al Bakker

"Kayaking through ice…and meditating with Danial who made the experience so special. Mediation in the Arctic is a new experience."

P. McGarry
Kayaking Nordvest Fjord, Eskimobugt, Scoresbysund, East Greenland, Matt Horspool

"The kayaking was a thrill and we are planning to kayak more in the future as a result of our experience."

K. Proudman

How do I go Sea Kayaking in the Arctic?

If you have intermediate paddling experience and would like to participate in our sea kayaking program on your Arctic voyage please contact our expert team or complete a polar kayaking activity form.

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Featured Expeditions

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Jewels of the Arctic

Discover Svalbard’s northwest coast and the east coast of Greenland, a land of grand superlatives, before concluding your voyage in …

15 Days

From AUD $18,610.75/pp

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Svalbard Odyssey

Enjoy the best of Svalbard, a world of endless daylight where polar bear sightings quicken your pulse, guillemot cries echo …

12 Days

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Across the Arctic Circle

On this expedition, Aurora combines three unique worlds on one unforgettable journey. From Stone Age villages to Iron Age forts, …

15 Days

From AUD $16,396.00/pp

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Iceland, Jan Mayen, Svalbard

From the lush green mosses and bustling bird cliffs of Iceland to the stark, sublime volcanic beauty of Jan Mayen …

15 Days

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East Greenland Explorer

Explore Scoresbysund, the world’s largest fjord system, where dramatic cliffs soar skyward, where jagged mountain ranges sweep across the horizon …

14 Days

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Northern Lights Explorer

Shorter days in the high latitudes means darkening evening skies, so on this voyage we stay close to the coastlines …

22 Days

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Arctic Complete – Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland

Embark on a voyage to Svalbard, scanning for whales, the majestic polar bear and enigmatic walrus on pack ice. East …

24 Days

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Svalbard in Depth

On this extended exploration of the Svalbard archipelago, there is ample time to enjoy the best of this magical region, …

15 Days

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Complete Northwest Passage

On this epic voyage inspired by Roald Amundsen’s historic expedition, we attempt to sail the full length of the Northwest …

30 Days

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Northwest Passage

The icy and labyrinthine channels of the legendary Northwest Passage have enchanted explorers and adventurers for centuries. Get a glimpse …

17 Days

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Iceland Circumnavigation

Explore the ‘Land of Ice and Fire’ where snow-capped peaks rise above glaciers and active volcanoes rumble. Walk along a …

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