Baffin Explorer | Narwhals & Polar Bears

Holiday Duration: 8 Nights

Overview

Overview

Rugged mountains, stunning glaciers, northern seabirds, narwhals, and Inuit culture await you on a truly amazing Baffin Island Arctic tour.

Wildlife is returning to this very rich area of the Arctic as the summer dawns. There are northern birds in abundance, including thick-billed murre, black-legged kittiwake, and king and common eiders. You may see Sabine’s and Thayer’s gulls, red-throated loons, or even all-white ivory gulls!

The mixing of ocean currents makes for very rich marine life. Hopefully you will see several species of seals, and the amazing spiral-tusked narwhal. With luck you may see polar bear or the endangered bowhead whale. Remote wilderness, Arctic landscapes, northern wildlife, and fascinating culture promise to make this the trip of a lifetime.

The trips runs in June – ask us for exact dates.

"We had, as I now say, an awesome time!"

I just wanted to thank you for organizing such a brilliant holiday. Everything worked like clockwork and all our accommodation was brilliant. We really loved the variety of the accommodation and the places we stayed. We had, as I now say, an awesome time!

S Harding Travelled on the Rocky Mountaineer

Itinerary (8 Nights)

Here’s a day-by-day guide to your itinerary. Feel free to ask us to add other days or ideas and excursions by contacting us directly, so we can give you the best price.

Day 1

Arrive into Ottawa from the UK and overnight in the capital of Canada. 1 night...

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Day 2

Ottawa to Pond Inlet

Meet for breakfast before heading to the Ottawa airport. Depart on a morning flight north...

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Day 3

Pond Inlet to Floe Edge

Explore this vibrant community and take your choice of a variety of local tours. Head...

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Day 4-7

Floe Edge

The daily activities will depend on the location of the floe edge and weather conditions....

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Day 8

Floe Edge to Pond Inlet

After a final morning at the floe edge, leave your camp for the return to...

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Day 9

You will have the morning free to explore the community and perhaps do some last...

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