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