Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Arctic Watch is a Nunavut resort, located 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle. A world-class beluga whale observation site, Arctic Watch offers access to hiking, kayaking, Arctic safaris with beluga whales, muskox, polar bears and more. You don’t have to be an experienced explorer to go on this Arctic adventure – Find out for yourself at

Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge is accessible from Yellowknife NWT, by private charter (included in your stay).

Contact Name: 
Richard Weber
Primary Phone Number:
(819) 923-0932
Alt. Phone Number:
(819) 459-1794
Second Alt. Phone Number:
(855) 459-1794
363 Pritchard Road
Alcove, QC
Arctic Char

Fish for Arctic Char! Arctic Watch is located on the shores of the Northwest Passage, and is home to great fishing for Arctic char. 


Situated on the shores of Cunningham Inlet on the Northwest Passage, Arctic Watch has a large variety of migratory bird life that summers in the vicinity. Snowy owls, ivory gulls, herring gulls, kittiwakes, 3 species of sand pipers, black guillemots, brant geese, snow geese, canada geese, silver crested sparrows, long tailed jaegers, parasitic jaegers, eider ducks, king eider ducks, ptarmigan, snow buntings, thick billed murres, pintail ducks, arctic and red-throated loons, rough legged hawks, perigrine falcons and more. 

Sea kayak amongst ice floes, belugas, seals and open skies on the Northwest Passage. Rafting Excursions down the Cunningham with safari stop-overs to see grazing muskoxen and more.
Meetings & Conferences
Arctic Watch can provide fully customized programs lasting a minimum of three days—or as long as you wish. We can also provide meeting facilities for corporate groups and associations, including speakers. Arctic Watch provides unique experiences for special tour groups and family getaways, and allows you and your companions to explore the High Arctic safely. Let us know how many people and the kind of activities that would interest your group. To discuss your private booking, please email us at, or call us at +1 (819) 459-1794, and we’ll be happy to provide the answers and information you need. See more at:
Nature & Wildlife

Located on the shores of the Northwest Passage, Arctic Watch is home to the largest concentration of beluga whales on earth. An estimated 2000 beluga whales congregate in the shallow waters of the Cunningham River, to nure, molt and play. The lodge's surroundings are home to polar bears, muskoxen, arctic foxes, snowy owls, seals, migratory bird life such as brant geese, ivory gulls, kittiwakes, plovers, guillemots and more. Daily safari excursions are offered from Arctic Watch, guided by our in-house staff. 

Wilderness Lodge
Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge features sixteen private rooms. This is not camping! Rooms are set with queen beds, private bathrooms and warm duvets amidst an arctic outback setting. Gourmet meals are served daily, with two of Canada's finest chefs offering tailored menus. Mornings start with fresh espresso and waffles to evenings finishing with fine dinning and Canada's premier wines, paired for the menu.