Discover the Beluga Whales at Arctic Watch

Discover the Beluga Whales at Arctic Watch

Imagine stepping outside onto the shore at low tide and being 10 feet from beluga whales. Imagine the magical sounds ranging from high-pitched whistles to low, repeated grunts that these vocal animals make. Some of the best whale watching in the world takes place at Arctic Watch Wildness Lodge in Nunavut. View these creatures in their natural habitat, as more than 2000 beluga whales congregate in the Cunningham Inlet from early July to mid-August. Visit http://www.arcticwatch.ca for more information on whale watching and how to experience the trip of a lifetime at Arctic Watch.

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The Arctic Watch Experience

The Arctic Watch Experience

Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge is Canada's premier Arctic experience. Home to nearly two thousand beluga whales, roaming polar bears, muskoxen, arctic foxes snowy owls and more. Excursions include kayaking on the Northwest Passage, rafting, hiking the tundra, fishing for Arctic char and more. A 5-star experience located under the midnight sun. Find out more at www.ArcticWatch.ca

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Arctic Watch Teaser

Arctic Watch Teaser

Located on Somerset Island, Nunavut, Arctic Watch offers an untouched arctic experience - the Arctic Experience of a lifetime. A 5-star resort located in Canada's arctic, you don't have to be an explorer to go on this adventure. See beluga whales, polar bears, muskoxen, arctic foxes, snowy owls, seals and more. Sea kayak with beluga whales, ATV the Northwest Passage, raft the Cunningham River, fish for Arctic char, explore canyons and more. www.ArcticWatch.ca

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Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge: The 5-Star Arctic Experience

Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge: The 5-Star Arctic Experience

An Arctic Experience is more than just a safari. Untamed wildlife, stunning landscapes, tailored excursions and a 5-star Arctic resort. Arctic Watch features private rooms, and a main lodge with lounge, dinning room, interpretational centre and more. This isn't camping! Warm duvets atop queen beds and a high-tech arctic cabin await you amid an outback silence so profound it will lull you to sleep. Daily fare includes local specialities from in-house chefs including Arctic char sushi, muskox trimming paired with fine wine and freshly baked european breads and more. You don't have to be an explorer to go on this adventure - find out more at ArcticWatch.ca

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The Adventure at Arctic Watch

The Adventure at Arctic Watch

A five star arctic experience, Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge welcomes guests from across the globe. Experiences for all ages, see beluga whales, polar bears, muskoxen, arctic foxes and more! Explore the Northwest Passage, sea kayak with beluga whales, raft the Cunningham River, see untouched archeological sites, fish for Arctic char. With over 25-years experience, we offer tailored experiences for visitors looking to take part in the adventure of a lifetime. www.ArcticWatch.ca

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The Arctic Watch Journey

The Arctic Watch Journey

Have you ever wondered what a trip to Arctic watch is like? This video takes you on a personal account of the Arctic Watch experience from the eyes of a guest.

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Beluga Photo-Identification with Nansen Weber

Beluga Photo-Identification with Nansen Weber

Nansen Weber National Geographic Young Explorers Grantee Beluga Photo Identification Program, Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, Cunningham Inlet, Nunavut. Nansen Weber, lead photographer at Arctic Watch, explains his photo identification work on the nearly 2000 beluga whales that congregate in the inlet every summer. Teaming up with Dr Valeria Vergara of the Vancouver Aquarium, Nansen and Valeria hope to better understand the changes taking place in Cunningham Inlet, as a result of climate change on the Northwest Passage and in the high Arctic.

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Explore Canada's North at Arctic Watch

Explore Canada's North at Arctic Watch

Enjoy some of the world's best whale-watching and explore Arctic animals in their natural habitat. A trip to the Arctic is an incredible life-changing experience for any age, made possible by the Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge - Canada's most northerly lodge located on Somerset Island in Nunavut.

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Beluga Whale Sounds at Arctic Watch.mov

Beluga Whale Sounds at Arctic Watch.mov

Underwater beluga noises from Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge.

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Musk Oxen at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Musk Oxen at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Every August, a special event takes place at Arctic Watch. The Muskox "rut" happens on the tundra near Arctic Watch. Male muskoxen compete for dominance of the local herds. Males will snort, paw the ground, bang heads and charge one-another. This event is extremely difficult to film! For the first time at Arctic Watch, it has been successfully filmed. Nansen Weber, wildlife photographer and guide at Arctic Watch, successfully filmed these magnificent beast out on the tundra.

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Clothing for Arctic Watch

Clothing for Arctic Watch

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Beluga Whales at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Beluga Whales at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Did you know that nearly two thousand beluga whales congregate in Cunningham Inlet every summer? Only 1km from Arctic Watch, hundreds of beluga whales spend the summer frolicking in the summer sun. This great video, captured by Nansen Weber, shows mother and calves enjoying the warm waters of Cunningham River.

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  • Kayaking at Arctic Watch
  • Gull Canyon at Arctic Watch
  • Tundra landscapes during the spring at Arctic Watch
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