Northwest Passage Cruises 2025

Explore the fabled sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the remote Canadian Arctic On A Northwest Passage Cruise in 2025.

A Guide to Northwest Passage Cruises 2025

Embarking on a Northwest Passage cruise in 2025 promises an extraordinary adventure through one of the world’s most iconic and remote waterways. With several new voyages and ships available in 2025, our Travel Experience team is here to assist you with planning every aspect of your Northwest Passage Cruise, from choosing the best ship to advice about the itineraries. 

Northwest Passage Cruises in 2025 depart between July and September, the only time the route is accessible to ships due to the heavy sea ice at other times of the year. Several new options include a traverse of the entire Northwest Passage or shorter options that explore a specific section of the route. 

Reservations for Northwest Passage cruises in 2025 open approximately two years before departure. If you seek guidance or need help finding what you’re looking for, please get in touch with our Travel Experience Team for assistance. 

Are you interested in other years? Check out our Northwest Passage Cruises guide below.

Northwest Passage Cruises July 2025

July is the beginning of the cruise season in the Northwest Passage. Temperatures are above freezing, and the remainder of the winter sea ice is still present. July is a great month for wildlife spotting both at sea and on land. Explore our curated selection of Northwest Passage Cruises in July 2025.

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Northwest Passage Cruises August 2025

August offers a great month to traverse the Northwest Passage, as the narrow seaway is ice-free. Above the Arctic Circle, you will experience the midnight sun. August offers excellent opportunities for wildlife sightings, especially as many species, including whales, become more active. Discover your preferred Northwest Passage cruises in August 2025 below.

Kangerlussuaq, Greenland - Resolute, Canada
Aug 26 - Sep 11 2025
16 Nights

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Northwest Passage Cruises September 2025

September is ideal for the longest, most in-depth voyages, as the sea ice is now at its lowest levels. The temperature begins to lower during September, and the first snow returns. September offers the best month to experience the Northern Lights as the darkness returns to the Arctic again. See our Northwest Passage Cruises in September 2025 below.

Polar bear in the Northwest Passage
Resolute - Resolute
Sep 9 - Sep 20 2025
11 Nights

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Northwest Passage Small Ship Cruises 2025

An ideal choice for photographers, wildlife lovers, adventurers looking to undertake additional activities such as kayaking and guests looking to maximize their time off the ship exploring, small-ship cruises to the Northwest Passage in 2025 provide the best intimate experience. Here’s a selection of our finest Northwest Passage small-ship cruises in 2025.

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Northwest Passage Luxury Cruises 2025

For guests looking for added creature comforts, please choose from our handpicked selection of Northwest Passage luxury cruises in 2025.

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Northwest Passage Travel Guide

Northwest Passage Destination Guide

Learn about when to visit, how to get there and the unique history of the Northwest Passage.

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