Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Overview

Spend a week exploring the Canadian Arctic at this unique wilderness lodge and world-class beluga whale observation site on Somerset Island in Nunavut, Canada. Situated 500 miles (805 km) north of the Arctic Circle, the lodge offers guests fully guided opportunities for diverse adventure activities, and extraordinary polar photography thanks to 24 hours of daylight. Observe the elusive musk ox, polar bear and more wildlife in their natural habitat and enjoy comfortable accommodations and superb food, all accessible via a scenic flight from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

TRIP CODE
ACTSAWWL
DEPARTURE
30-Jun-2017 , 05-Jul-2017 , 07-Aug-2017 , 12-Jul-2018 , 17-Jul-2018 , 22-Jul-2018
DURATION
8 Days
LOCATIONS
Arctic

Itinerary

Inclusions & Details

Accommodation Standard
Inclusions

* Daily accommodation
• All breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge
• All activities per the daily program, e.g., ATV, kayaking, rafting, photography, etc.
• Leadership throughout the expedition by our experienced Arctic Watch Team
• Formal and informal presentations by the Expedition Team and special guests as scheduled
• Waterproof expedition boots on loan
• Expeditions parka to keep
• Coffee, tea, water and juice available around the clock (soft drinks and beer are not available)
• Comprehensive pre-departure materials, including a map and an informative Arctic Reader
• All miscellaneous service taxes throughout the program
• All luggage handling at the charter terminal and at the lodge
• Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of US$100,000 per person
• Complimentary WiFi (limited signal strength)

 

THIS ADVENTURE EXCLUDES
• Mandatory transfer package*
• International airfare
• Passport and applicable visa expenses
• Canadian ETA required for non-Canadian or US visa-exempt passengers
• Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above
• Meals outside the lodge, with the exception of breakfasts in Yellowknife
• Wine and spirits; Northwest Passage Wine and Spirit List is available for an additional cost
• Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
• Excess-baggage fees on international flights
• Waterproof gear beyond the included parka
• Voluntary gratuity at the end of the expedition for staff
• Additional overnight accommodation
• Fee for fishing licence
• Additional expenses (meals, accommodation, international flight change fees, etc.) incurred by delay or cancellation of activities due to suboptimal weather

Difficulty Rating 2 (light adventure)
Single Surcharge

Available upon request

Notes

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Price Dependent upon

Season and availability

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Accommodation & Pricing

PRICING
STANDARD TRIP CODE PRICING FROM
Standard ACTSAWWL-STD USD 6295


The below hotels are our preferred options for the respective tour standards mentioned above. Hotels can easily be changed at the customers request. We also note that in some cases our preferred hotels may be unavailable and in those circumstances we may need to provide an alternative hotel of a similar standard.

ACCOMMODATION
Standard
 Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge - Arctic
Standard Room
Located 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle and 50 miles from the nearest town, Arctic Watch is a permanent wilderness resort that offers hotel-like accommodations in a remote Arctic setting. Our guests experience the beauty and wonder of this fabulous place, while enjoying the comforts of home and delicious meals.

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