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  • Arctic Watch
  • Arctic Watch
  • Arctic Watch
  • Arctic Watch
  • Arctic Watch
  • Arctic Watch

Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Small & Intimate Lodge – typically up to £400 per room per night

Summary

Short description

A remote Arctic lodge on Somerset Island and a world-class beluga whale observation site. Enjoy the best of the regions wildlife, scenery and history on a variety of guided activities.

About

Recommended for:
Activity adventure | Natural world | Wildlife

Lying 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle this remote resort is located on Somerset Island, a world-renowned beluga whale observation site and offers an all-encompassing Arctic safari experience. The lodge is the brainchild of Josee Auclair and Richard Weber - Richard is one of the most travelled North Pole explorers in the world.

Eat

All meals are included and local delicacies on the menu can include Arctic char or muskox – a typical day will start with fresh muffins and a hearty hot breakfast and end with a chilled glass of wine.

Sleep

The lodge accommodation comes in the form of comfortable, private safari tent-style cabins. A high level of comfort in the midst of the arctic wilderness is promised, cabins are heated with marine toilets and sinks. The main complex houses a kitchen, dining room and hot showers.

Do

Alongside the belugas you will see muskox, arctic foxes, polar bears and abundant birdlife. The scenery is on an immense scale and you will travel by water, on foot, by ATV, kayak and raft – all under 24 hour day light. Arctic Watch is permanent camp on Somerset Island, located at Cunningham Inlet and 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle. 50 miles from the closest town, the lodge promises seclusion and can only be accessed via a private charter flight from Yellowknife, this and your pre and post night in the town, is included in the tour cost.

Stay here on these holidays

Arctic Watch Discovery

11-day escorted tour from £4,840 pp incl. flights

In July and August, travellers head to Somerset Island in Nunavut to watch beluga whales, polar bears and an array of birdlife. Enjoy a number of activities on offer, including hiking trips and kayaking.

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