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Boat Tour to Sandy Hills

Offer Date: June 20 - September 30, 2023

If you are looking for an excursion that includes many different activities, like boating, hiking and fishing and set in the stunning Sandy Hills, then you've found it!

The Sandy Hills are located halfway between the communities of Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk. Enjoy a boat ride on the Mackenzie River starting in Inuvik by these picturesque rolling hills and stop at a cliff for a picnic. You will hike up to the cliff and have the best view of the Sandy Hills, Mackenzie River, and surrounding landscape. 

At the base of the cliff, you can try your hand at fishing (catch and release) in the Mackenzie River. Fishing rods and gear will be provided. 

On this adventure, don't miss the wildlife that can be seen, such as caribou, birds, and beavers. 

While you are taking in the stunning landscape, enjoy the storytelling from your guide. 

We can accommodate a maximum of 5 guests and require a minimum of 3 guests. 

Duration: 6 - 8 hours 

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact us. 

*A traditional tasting (dried white fish, moose meat, local cranberry jelly, traditionally baked bannock, and muktuk.) is available upon request* 

The Polar Pack Arctic Adventures boat for the sandy hills boat tour View of Sandy Hills on the Polar Pack Arctic Adventures Sandy Hills boat tour. Enoch Pokiak with guests on a Sandy Hills tour in the Western Arctic region in the NWT. View of the Sandy Hills on a Polar Pack Arctic Adventures tour Polar Pack Arctic Adventures three boats ready for a trip on Mackenzie River.
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