For centuries, the seas and waterways north of the Arctic Circle defied any attempts at discovery, guarding their immense beauty behind a veneer of ice. Fortunately, today’s travelers can comfortably access extraordinary settings that just decades ago were out of reach. Sail into majestic fjords past floating ice formations that evoke gleaming ships from another world. Alighting in a protected harbor, observe a magnificent polar bear ambling in the distance as playful seals call out from the pebbled shore. Everywhere you go, you’ll be inspired by the captivating tales of the resilient natives and intrepid explorers who walked these incredible lands before you.