A trip to Arctic Watch is among ten destinations to have recently been named one of The World’s Most Romantic Adventures by National Geographic. Our lodge, situated on banks of the Somerset Island in Canada’s High Arctic, is not your conventional romantic getaway but offers visitors a unique and unforgettable experience under the midnight sun.
2017 was an action packed summer. Here are a few of our favorite photos from the season!
A guide's perspective to kayaking at Arctic Watch
Travel writer & editor at the PURE Journal, Katie shares on her experience at Arctic Watch.
For a few short weeks every July, just before the beluga whales arrive, one of our favorite adventures is biking on the Arctic ocean ice. Arctic Watch guide Emilie shares a special day from this past July with guests.
This summer, thanks to new partnerships forged with Blundstone, Osprey and Swarovski, guides and lodge staff will be putting this high quality gear to the test!
The expedition will test the stamina, navigation and perseverance of the guides but will also be an epic, once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
Here we provide you with some insight and ideas to consider while preparing and packing for your experience at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge.
We have all - guides and guests alike - felt this irresistible urge to venture into the land of the midnight sun. What better way to explore these landscapes than by kayak, SUP, fat-bike, raft or on foot!
Getting to the Arctic is a journey in and of itself! We share some key information and tips for making the most of your travel to Arctic Watch this summer.
For the past thirty years, the Weber family has explored the circumpolar Arctic. Owner-operators of Arctic Watch and sister lodge Arctic Haven, the Weber family is seeing first hand the effects of climate change in the Arctic.
#ArcticWatch Photographer Nansen Weber recognized by DJI and CBC for his recent work! See Drone Art: Conquer the Arctic!
National Geographic Traveller Magazine's Tamsin Wressell visited Arctic Watch in July of 2015. Tamsin's first Arctic experience was at Arctic Watch!
Condé Nast recently featured Arctic Watch's adventure week in their online travel journal - "The Most Extreme Adventure Vacation You'll Take This Year"
The Northwest Passage was for more than 100 years, the holy grail of polar exploration. Theorized, romaniticized and dreampt about by early British sailors, the route was going to drastically shortern the shipping routes to Asia.
Mountain Life Media recently nominated Arctic Watch in the “Best Self-Propelled Stay and Play Lodges” in Canada.
A small group of five to eight adventurers out on the tundra with their guide for the day and only pristine arctic landscapes to explore and wildlife to find. That’s what an Arctic adventure is all about! This week on our blog, we’re showcasing one of Tessum’s favorite excursions: “Polar Bear Point, Nansen’s Ridge and Exploring the Northwest Passage”.