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Baffin Island Walrus & Bowheads 2019
Baffin Island Walrus & Bowheads 2019
Baffin Island Walrus & Bowheads 2019
Baffin Island Walrus & Bowheads 2019

Baffin Island Walrus & Bowheads 2019 picture Iconic wildlife in unforgettable wilderness. Travel to the land of midnight sun with local guides in search of the ultimate in photography and wilderness travel.

Far north lies the domain of two truly awesome mammals—the walrus and the bowhead whale. Our search for these remarkable Arctic residents takes us to Igloolik and the shores of the Foxe Basin in Nunavut, Canada.

The Foxe Basin and adjacent Baffin Island are areas rich in wildlife, where Inuit have lived for centuries. At this time of year, bowhead whales feed along the edge of the sea ice, and groups of walrus can be found basking in the sun.

We travel with Inuit guides in search of these massive creatures and more. We will also find a variety of northern birds, including red phalarope, common eider, Sabine’s gulls, and Arctic tern. Photography should be superb with twenty-four-hour warm Arctic light, calm waters, and a backdrop of gleaming ice.

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Arrival in Igloolik
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Foxe Basin
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Our Baffin Island Walrus & Bowhead Whales tour begins today in Igloolik, Nunavut. Participants will arrive on flights from Ottawa (via Iqaluit) or directly from Pond Inlet if they are connecting this tour to our Baffin Island Floe Edge: Narwhals & Polar Bears tour. We meet for an evening meal and to discuss the upcoming adventure. We should have a chance to meet our local guides and walk around the community of Igloolik after dinner as we have twenty-four hours of daylight! The night will be spent at our hotel in Igloolik.

June 21, 2019 - June 27, 2019

All prices are per person, in Canadian Dollars (CAD) unless specified otherwise.

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    $6250.00   Based on double occupancy


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    Please add Round-trip flight Ottawa/Igloolik - Approximate - Price to be confirmed Jan/19 fee of $0.00 to above prices

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There is no ship for this trip.

What's Included

  • 6 nights in hotel accommodation
  • Ground transportation
  • Boat travel
  • All meals from dinner ay 1 through breakfast day 7
  • Eagle-Eye Tours guide plus local Inuit guide

    What's Not Included

  • Round-trip airfare from Ottawa to Igloolik (approximately $2,330 CAD + tax)
  • Mandatory emergency medical and trip interruption insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Expense incurred due to itinerary changes beyond our control
  • Optional gratuities
    • Travel with experienced and friendly naturalist guide
    • View enormous bowhead whales moving along and under the sea ice
    • Experience the Arctic under the midnight sun
    • Travel with Inuit through a beautiful environment of water and ice
    • Watch walrus basking