Explore Auyuittuq National Park and Baffin Island by foot and by boat from this Arctic base camp. This unique tour allows you to hike and explore one of the most remote parks in North America without the burden of a heavy pack. On this tour you will explore the natural habitat of polar bears by land and bowhead whales by sea, while experiencing the true essence of an Arctic summer and have the luxury of returning to a comfortable safari camp at the end of each day for a delicious meal and comfortable bed.
Discover the remote and rugged beauty of the Arctic as you explore the awe-inspiring glacier capped and studded coastline of south-eastern Baffin Island. Experience the long days of Arctic summer and long twilight, all from the comfort of a safari-style base camp, located just outside Auyuittuq National Park, one of Canada’s most stunning national parks.
Spend your days roaming the natural habitat of polar bears by land and intriguing bowhead whales by sea. Admire the views of the mirror smooth water speckled with dazzling icebergs that reflect a striking panoramic view of the surrounding mountain peaks and visit ancient Thule dwelling sites. You’ll also delight in picking and sampling wild blueberries and savouring delicious grilled Arctic char, caught fresh from a river near camp.
Cruising on small craft boats, you will revel in an opportunity to get up close and personal with polar bears and bowhead whales out in the wild in a non-intrusive way. As the sights and sounds of this spectacular environment stimulate your senses, the rest of the world will seem like a distant echo.
The intent of this arctic expedition is to introduce you to the Arctic summer in all its splendour and radiance. Enveloped by mountains and glaciers we’ll observe an abundance of Arctic wildlife in a stunningly beautiful raw, and natural setting. Wildlife is widely dispersed in the Baffin region; their prevalence at any given time is dependent upon the weather, the presence of pack ice, the abundance of seals and other natural factors. In the Qikiqtarjuaq area, you can expect a truly unique Arctic adventure with spectacular scenery and picturesque landscapes, but we cannot guarantee wildlife sightings.