Meet the Endurance
The National Geographic Endurance and her identical twin sister, the National Geographic Resolution are brand-new, 126-passenger X-bow ships. The Endurance is named in honor of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's ship and the Resolution is named after the vessel the legendary Captain James Cook sailed for his second and third polar voyages.
Iceland, Greenland & Svalbard
The North Pole
Imagine the thrill of a powerful icebreaker crushing through multi-year pack ice as it pushes toward 90° North. Or envision yourself aboard a helicopter as it soars over the icy Arctic Ocean—or standing on a remote spot on the planet where so few have ever set foot. Join us on this exhilarating journey and discover for yourself why the North Pole has, for centuries, stirred the minds and hearts of explorers and adventurers the world-over.