Thunder Bay – LIVING – Viking Cruises has just announced a 71-day – 8 country cruise for 2023. The Viking cruise will visit Antarctica, Argentina, cruise in the Pacific Ocean, cross the Panama Canal, cruise up the eastern United States seaboard, then get into the Great Lakes.
The cruise starts in Duluth Minnesota and on day one heads up to Thunder Bay for a day.
Paul Pepe, Thunder Bay’s Manager of Tourism shares, “Thunder Bay is the first day stop in that itinerary so it will clear Canadian customs here in the city and spend the day in port. It’s positive for our attractions, ground transportation, and guiding sectors”.
“The broader benefit here is that this itinerary is getting global media attention and being part of it enhances our community’s reputation that much more to a global audience. We join a lot of interesting and renowned destinations in this and shows how discovery cruise shipping works so much better as an international effort. We’ve already built new communications networks among other Viking ports that only strengthens Great Lakes cruise shipping’s future”.
Onboard the Viking Polaris, Viking Cruises state that, “This grand voyage spanning the waterways and oceans of the New World and Antarctica. Admire the natural beauty of the Great Lakes, Canadian Maritimes and the glaciers and fjords of Chile. Transit engineering marvels such as the Soo Locks, St. Lawrence Seaway and Panama Canal. Call on culture-rich cities across two continents and revel in the opportunity to experience the striking landscapes of Antarctica, the ‘Last Continent’.”
So if you are looking for an adventure that spans the globe, maybe this is the one?