Canadian Arctic

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  • Baffin Island Communities: What You’ll See & Do in Pangnirtung & Iqaluit

    Baffin Island Communities: What You’ll See & Do in Pangnirtung & Iqaluit

    Why is Baffin Island in Nunavut the hottest new Arctic destination? In this post, explore Pangnirtung and Iqaluit and discover why each is a fascinating landing site on expedition.

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  • Navigating the Arctic - Greenland, Spitsbergen, Baffin Island 38:34

    Navigating the Arctic - Greenland, Spitsbergen, Baffin Island

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  • Top Breathtaking Baffin Island Landing Sites

    Top Breathtaking Baffin Island Landing Sites

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  • Baffin Island Destination Guide

    Baffin Island Destination Guide

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  • Explore Baffin island

    Explore Baffin island

    Learn all about Baffin Island, how and when to explore, what activities to choose and how to maximize your adventure!

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  • Beluga Whales Parade & Play in Cunningham River

    Beluga Whales Parade & Play in Cunningham River

    High above the Arctic Circle, the inlet at the mouth of the river running through the barren tundra on Somerset Island, Nunavut, comes alive each summer. Pods of hundreds of beluga whales, from...

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  • No Shortage of Adventure at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

    No Shortage of Adventure at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

    A visit to Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, Canada’s most northerly wilderness lodge at 311 miles (500 km) north of the Arctic Circle, is an arctic expedition unlike any other. From late June to...

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  • The Northwest Passage: Three Weeks in the High Arctic

    The Northwest Passage: Three Weeks in the High Arctic

    This is a guest blog post by Daven Hafey, one of Quark's onboard experts. This article has previously ran on October 13, 2016 in the Juneau Empire.

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  • Spotlight on Baffin Island: A Largely Untouched Arctic Adventure Destination

    Spotlight on Baffin Island: A Largely Untouched Arctic Adventure Destination

    When you think of Arctic tourism hot spots, Greenland, Iceland and the North Pole might all come to mind. These iconic Arctic destinations are popular with polar adventurers, each for its own good...

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  • 4 Reasons Baffin Island is the Ultimate Arctic Adventure Destination

    4 Reasons Baffin Island is the Ultimate Arctic Adventure Destination

    Home to the Inuit for thousands of years, Baffin Island is only now being discovered by the rest of the world as a prime arctic adventure destination. Sheer cliffs jutting from the water,...

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  • Experience Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge Through the Eyes of Fashion Icon Jeanne Beker

    Experience Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge Through the Eyes of Fashion Icon Jeanne Beker

    Canadian journalist, fashion icon and media personality Jeanne Beker and her daughter Bekky recently traveled with Quark Expeditions to Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, a unique adventure outpost...

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  • Arctic Adventure & Exploration with Canadian Fashionista Jeanne Beker

    Arctic Adventure & Exploration with Canadian Fashionista Jeanne Beker

     Canadian journalist, fashion icon and media personality Jeanne Beker and her daughter Bekky recently traveled with Quark Expeditions to Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, a unique adventure outpost...

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  • Franklin Expedition’s Long-Lost HMS Terror Found in Canadian Arctic

    Franklin Expedition’s Long-Lost HMS Terror Found in Canadian Arctic

    Researchers have solved one of the greatest mysteries in polar exploration with their discovery of the second ship abandoned by Sir John Franklin and his crew in 1848. The search that spanned 168...

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  • Fashion Icon Jeanne Beker Heeds the Call of the Far North

    Fashion Icon Jeanne Beker Heeds the Call of the Far North

    Canadian journalist, fashion icon and media personality Jeanne Beker and her daughter Bekky recently traveled with Quark Expeditions to Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, a unique adventure outpost...

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  • Arctic Watch photo journal

    Arctic Watch photo journal

    By Will Robson, freelance journalist and photographer (Instagram @willhrobson. All images © Will Robson, unless otherwise credited.)

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  • Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge: Adventure and Wildlife at 74°N0:37

    Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge: Adventure and Wildlife at 74°N

    Spend a week at this unique Canadian Arctic Wilderness Lodge and world-class beluga whale observation site. Situated 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle, the lodge offers fully-guided opportunities f

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  • Josée Auclair: Co-founder & Host of Arctic Watch1:00

    Josée Auclair: Co-founder & Host of Arctic Watch

    Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge is a family-run basecamp, hosted by arctic enthusiasts Josée Auclair and her husband, Richard Weber, along with their two sons, Tessum and Nansen. They are distinguished

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  • Arctic Watch: Home of Real Life Arctic Explorers

    Arctic Watch: Home of Real Life Arctic Explorers

    When you visit Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, you become part of a three generation dynasty of arctic explorers unlike any other in Canadian history. 

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  • This Land Is Arctic Watch0:52

    This Land Is Arctic Watch

    An internationally recognized location for Arctic wildlife and adventure, travelers visit Arctic Watch to sea kayak with whales, explore the tundra on foot or ATV, raft canyons, see polar bears, musko

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    Beluga bonanza!

    Rated as the top beluga whale watching site on the globe by CNN, the belugas at the Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge are a must-see for everyone! For more information on this Canadian Arctic expedition:

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