Crystal Cruises: Arctic 32-Day Cruises Start at $20,000

Anchorage, Kodiak, Dutch Harbor and Nome

The 253-metre-long cruise ship Crystal Serenity cruise ship will begin a sold out, inaugural 32-day cruise through the Canadian Northwest Passage on August 16, 2016, with about 1,000 cruise ship passengers and more than 600 crew aboard.

Crystal Cruises has chartered its own icebreaker for the Northwest Passage cruise, which will follow the ship the entire time. On board, the company says there will be polar navigation specialists and ice-spotting radar and lights.

The Itinerary begins in Anchorage, Alaska and includes the Alaskan ports of Kodiak, Dutch Harbor and Nome.

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Video: Canadian Northwest Passage