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Cruises from Edmonton

River valley trails. Urban parks. World-class golf courses. Interactive museums. These are just a few of the incredible things that Edmonton, CA has to offer. If you are looking for the Northwest Passage cruise of a lifetime, then Edmonton is a great city to start your cruise vacation from. From touring the city by bike to numerous points of interest (such as parks, government buildings, nature centers, and museums), there is something that everybody an enjoy in Edmonton.

Currently, only Hurtigruten offers itineraries that begin in Edmonton, before flying to your ship and embarking the next day. Thanks to Hurtigruten’s highly-acclaimed Land Adventures program, you can take an extended stay in Edmonton either before and/or after your cruise, creating plenty of time for you to explore the city. Located right along the beautiful Saskatchewan River, Edmonton’s rich history and exciting highlights await!

Cruises from Edmonton are typically available during August with Hurtigruten. Their ship MS Fram offers 14-night Eastbound Northwest Passages cruises that begin and end in Edmonton, taking you to destinations such as Baffin Island, Landcaster Sound, Devon Island, Gjoa Haven, and Cambridge Bay (keep in mind that wind and ice conditions can affect your cruise schedule). Your cruise fare will include transfers (subject to change - verify with cruise line directly), accommodations, and an onboard expedition team who can provide you with valuable and original insights about the places you travel to.

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Destinations for Cruises from Edmonton

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Edmonton. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Pricing listed above is per person, based on double occupancy in the least expensive accommodations available, is subject to change, and may not reflect the most recent pricing (as pricing gets updated throughout the day). Prices may not reflect discounts and special promotions that you may qualify for. Go to the Category selection step of the online booking process to view the live pricing and latest offers. Taxes, fees, and port expenses are additional (and are displayed on the Search Results step (and the steps that follow it) in the online booking process.

Cruise Lines with Cruises from Edmonton

The following cruise lines feature cruises leaving from Edmonton. Select a cruise line to view upcoming cruises that they're offering from Edmonton:

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Specialty Cruise Lines

These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.

On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.

Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).

Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.

Hurtigruten Expeditions
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  • Ships: 7 (90 - 970 Guests)
  • Unique Expedition-Style Voyages
  • Wide Range of Excursions
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Things to do near Edmonton

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Edmonton, along with a brief description:

♦ Edmonton Valley Zoo

Whether your cruise from Edmonton is with family or friends, the Edmonton Valley Zoo is a great way to spend the day in the city. Unlike most zoos, this one is smaller and more intimate, allowing for a more unique experience with the animals. There are over 350 animals in this zoo from all over the world. Some of the animals you can see include frogs, owls, hawks, hedgehogs, slothes, armadillos, tortoises, snakes, and more! That doesn’t even scratch the many kinds of animals you can see here. Edmonton Valley Zoo is open during the summer and charges a small admission fee, but it is very much worth it!

♦ John Walter Museum

If you are fascinated by local history, then you might consider checking out the John Walter Museum before or after your cruise from Edmonton. Located within Kinsmen Park, this museum brings you through the life of John Walter, a Canadian businessman who played a large role in Edmonton’s trade development. This museum offers self-guided tours and guided tours (sometimes part of larger local events). The park itself contains a great number of trails (for walking and biking), picnic tables, a playground, and even an outdoor pool. It is a wonderful way to spend time in the city before heading for the Northwest Passage.

♦ John Janzen Nature Centre

If you can’t get enough of nature, consider stopping by this nature center before or after your cruise from Edmonton. This center features plenty of nature trails where you can admire local flora or get up close with the Saskatchewan River. There are also numerous exhibits (that change seasonally), where you can learn about things such as bees, pond creatures, and the center’s history. There is also an outdoors compost exhibit, and an indoor play space for children.

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