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Spot massive whales in Nunavut on one of these 17 exceptional whale watching trips to Iqualirtuuq (Isabella Bay), Pond Inlet, Iqaluit, Beechey Island, and Qikiqtarjuaq during 2022 - 2023. Prices for whale watching trips in Nunavut can vary from $4,995 to $154,580 for a trip of 7 to 27 days in 2022 or 2023. Choose one the whale watching trips below with the help of one of Adventure Life's expert Nunavut whale watching trip planners to match you with the perfect ship and itinerary for your precise tastes and needs.
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$11,995
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Out of the Northwest Passage

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Travel the NW Passage Route
  • Enjoy Inuit hospitality
  • Visit Franklin Expedition graves
  • View Arctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Kugluktuk / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
An iconic journey, the Northwest Passage remains an adventure today. Join the Ocean Endeavour on this 17-day journey as it sets sail eastward from Kugluktuk toward Gjoa Haven, where Amundsen honed his polar skills. Sail the Queen Maud Gulf, stopping for daily hikes and Zodiac cruises. Continue on …
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Kayak quiet waters as you sail to remote polar regions
$17,495
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Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Explore Canadian wildlife sanctuary
  • Visit and learn the Inuit culture
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore the arctic on a Zodiac
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venture far above the Arctic Circle, in a land where the sun never sets and polar bears roam, with Ocean Adventurer. On this 20-day cruise, explore the northerly shores of Canada’s Baffin Island and the western coast of Greenland, searching for the wildlife and visiting the communities that …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$11,995
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Into the Northwest Passage

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit ancient sites and villages
  • Meet the stunning Arctic wildlife
  • Experience Inuit culture first hand
  • Explore the Ilulissat Icefjord
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Kugluktuk
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the heart of the Northwest Passage in comfort aboard the ice-strengthened Ocean Endeavour. On this 17-day journey, experience quaint villages, dramatic fjords, and calving glaciers of Greenland. Then, cross the Davis Strait, and pay respects at the Franklin Expedition graves at Beechey Island. …
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Views aboard the ship
$15,495
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Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Greenland and Canadian Arctic
  • Explore colorful Greenland villages
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Toronto / Toronto
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
OnUltramarine, guests benefit from two twin-engine helicopters that will provide spectacular views of the Arctic landscape, the most extensive portfolio of adventure options in the industry, more outdoor wildlife viewing spaces than any other expedition ship its size, and 20 quick-launching Zodiacs …
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Walruses coming ashore in the arctic
$40,580
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The Northwest Passage

25 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit a traditional Inuit village
  • Discover the Aulavik National Park
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Nome
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Depart from Reykjavik and set sail along the south coast of Greenland, before reaching theHudson Strait, named after the English sailor Henry Hudson, who mapped the region for the first time in the early 17th Century. Then chart a course towards theFury and Hecla Strait, named after the ships of …
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Narwhal sighting in the Arctic
$15,607
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Narwhal & Polar Bear Safari

8 Day Itinerary
  • Travel by traditional qamutik
  • Camp close to the ice floe edge
  • Look for icebergs and drifting ice
  • Observe narwhals and polar bears
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy an 8-day experience with dramatic landscapes and icebergs of Sirmilik National Park, and possibly wildlife. Revel in the stunning landscapes of towering granite cliffs, glaciers and icebergs at our Tented Safari Camp with stunning views of Bylot Island, access to Sirmilik National Park and …
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Ice diving in the Arctic
$18,042
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Baffin Island Dive Safari

7 Day Itinerary
  • Travel by snowmobile and qamutik
  • Have progressive diving experiences
  • See the Arctic's vast wildlife
  • Stay in a safari-style base camp
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Land, Scuba Diving, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Imagine yourself under the vast and silent skies of the high Arctic with the midnight sun bathing passing icebergs in a warm glow as narwhal whales pass by. Settle into a safari-style ice camp, the only one of its kind, and enter into a world even more unlike anything you can ever have imagined. …
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On the ice floe
$13,062
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Polar Bears & Glaciers of Baffin Island

7 Day Itinerary
  • Search for bowhead whales
  • Admire all-night Arctic sunsets
  • Visit Auyuittuq National Park
  • Explore ancient Thule sites
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Land, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Journey to just outside of one of Canada’s most stunning national parks, Auyuittuq National Park, located along the rugged and awe-inspiring glacier-capped and iceberg-studded coastline of southeastern Baffin Island. Enjoy the long days of the Arctic summer and seemingly ‘all …
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Catching Arctic Char
$20,119
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Arctic Char Fly Fishing

10 Day Itinerary
  • Experience exceptional fly fishing
  • Enjoy multiple adventure activities
  • Visit Somerset's ancient sites
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Yellowknife / Yellowknife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience fly fishing over Somerset Island and the Prince of Whales. This journey focuses on the center of the Northwest Passage, where arctic wildlife such as polar bears, beluga whales, and muskoxen call home. An expert team takes you by helicopter, on foot, and in all-terrain vehicles to a …
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Belugas in Cunningham River & Guests near Arctic Watch
$13,550
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Arctic Watch Discovery Experience

10 Day Itinerary
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
  • Visit the Cunningham River estuary
  • Enjoy multiple adventure activities
  • Visit Cape Anne Thule sites
  • Take unique photographs
Starts/ Ends in:
Yellowknife / Yellowknife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Land Exploration, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend a week exploring the Canadian Arctic at this unique wilderness lodge and world-class beluga whale observation site on Somerset Island in Nunavut, Canada. The Arctic Circle is 800 kilometers north of here. Arctic Watch is an unrivaled destination for the adventurous, home to polar bears, …
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Iceberg near floe edge
$20,900
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Expedition to the Thule Region

17 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Sail between the ice floes
  • Discover traditional villages
  • Explore the wildlife of Arctic
  • See the largest icebergs
Starts/ Ends in:
Paris / Paris
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
FromKangerlussuaq, set off aboardL’Australon a17-day expedition cruiseto the far reaches of the planet.North of the Baffin Sea, in theregion of Thule, experience a tricky but spectacular sail between driftingicebergsandsheets of ice floe. From Greenland's west coast with its mountains …
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The edge of Greenland's ice cap
$21,500
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Kangerlussuaq Roundtrip

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Explore Greenland's capital, Nuuk
  • Walk through Aappilattoq
  • Relax in steaming hot spring waters
  • Enjoy Nanortalik's culture
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the heart of the Arctic on this unforgettable 17-day cruise roundtrip from Kangerlussuaq aboard Silver Cloud. Discover highlights of Greenland's western coast and Arctic Canada. Visit Indigenous communities to learn about their traditional ways of life. Watch the sculptural icebergs of …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$18,270
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Baffin Bay Secrets

14 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit traditional villages
  • Enjoy spectacular Karrat Fjord
  • Explore Disko Bay
  • Discover Sisimiut's wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Paris / Paris
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a unique cruise experience on this 14-day Baffin Bay & Greenland journey aboard luxurious L'Austral. In the remote northern reaches of the planet, see a land abundant with hardy fauna like seals, whales, polar bears, musk oxen, walruses, and sea birds. Zodiacs allow you to get up …
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An arctic fox looks across the tundra.
$4,995
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Heart of the Arctic

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Cross the Arctic Circle by sea
  • Spot polar bears, walrus, and more
  • Mingle with Kinngait Inuit carvers
  • Learn about Inuit history & culture
  • Appreciate Inuit life
Starts/ Ends in:
Iqaluit / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit three distinct Arctic regions on this voyage aboard the Ocean Endeavour. Explore the deep fjords and vibrant communities of Greenland, including the world’s smallest capital, Nuuk. Cross the Davis Strait in the wake of the explorers, searching for marine life and seabirds. South Baffin …
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Polar bears in the Arctic
$21,839
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The Northwest Passage – Cambridge Bay to Halifax

20 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • Sail through the Northwest Passage
  • Discover Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Observe polar bears
  • Explore the Canadian Arctic
Starts/ Ends in:
Edmonton / Halifax
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Be among the few to sail in the wake of great explorers as we attempt to cruise through the legendary Northwest Passage. Experience the raw and daunting beauty of the Arctic on this rare adventure. Our advanced expedition ship is one of the few in the world capable of navigating the fabled passage …
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Aurora borealis, Norway
$25,680
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The Northwest Passage - In the Wake of the Great Explorers

27 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Tour Iceland's capital, Reykjavik
  • Visit Nuuk, Greenland's capital
  • Travel to Greenland and North Sea
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Depart Reykjavik and sail along the Denmark Strait to Prince Christian Sound, the Inuit homeland of Nunavut on Baffin Island. This voyage takes you across the Davis Strait and into the Northwest Passage. Explore the islands that dot this famously difficult nautical passage. Discover potential sites …
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Belugas frolicking in Cunningham Inlet
$13,706
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Beluga Whale Photography

10 Day Itinerary
  • Photograph unique beluga herd
  • Study Beluga's social behaviors
  • Enjoy views of Northwest Passage
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
  • ATV ride to Cunningham
Starts/ Ends in:
Yellowknife / Yellowknife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a journey to capture one of the world's most unique beluga gatherings: two thousand whales gather in the shallow waters of Cunningham Inlet near Arctic Watch every season to nurse, molt, socialize, and dine. The trip focuses on spending time at the Cunningham River's mouth, where …
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