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Getaways

Designed for those short on time, but want a complete Arctic experience. These weekend getaways are either3 or 4 days in length. Some include the flights to/from the Ottawa (YOW). All will give you a taste of the Arctic. Optional activities let you customize. Or pick a themed getaway – spring, summer, diving, floe edge, northern lights or snowmobiling adventures that extend the season into April.

Special Occasions

The Arctic for Romantics – 2 nights, 3 days – in February. This is the perfect weekend to pop the question, or just say those three words that your beloved wants to hear for the first time. Share a massage, romantic dinner, and an afternoon in immersed in Inuit culture. If the conditions are right, you may cuddle under the Northern Lights.

Toonik Tyme Festival – every April – Feel like a VIP while attending one of the best festivals in the North. Watch contestants skin seals, build igloos and participate in Inuit games. Your package includes a VIP ticket.

 

ARCTIC GETAWAYS


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LOCATION

DATES

Discover Baffin Island Snowmobile Weekend

This trip isn't a Hollywood trick made of computer-generated imagery. This is the real deal with snow, sun and the sound of engines that you love. Snowmobile in Canada's Arctic from March 18 to 21 or April 15 to 18, 2016. You'll be extending the snowmobile season by a month!

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

March 18 - 21
April 15 - 18

Snowmobile Circuit Weekend

Drive across sea ice that changes from smooth to pressure ridges 3 meters (10 feet) high. Follow the valley floor of a Canadian Heritage River. Break trail crossing frozen tundra as you journey through Nunavut’s largest territorial. Extend your snowmobile season to April 2016 with your choice of two departures: April 1 to 4 and April 8 to 11.

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

April 1 to 4 and
April 8 to 11

Arctic Weekend Getaway

If you’re short on time or simply want to get a taste for the Arctic, our Arctic weekend getaways deliver days full of fun and excitement.

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

Every Friday from February to October

Taste of the Floe Edge

Get a taste of the magical floe edge and see why it is known as the ‘line of life’ on this 2 night trip.

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

Every Friday from March to May

Arctic Dive Weekend

Dive into an Arctic adventure unlike any other in Frobisher Bay – home of the second largest tides in the world!

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

July to September

Taste of the Arctic Spring

Experience the best of arctic spring activities and culture from dog sledding, igloo building, Arctic Char fishing, to snowmobiling and northern lights.

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

2014 - Departing every Friday from February to May

Taste of the Arctic Summer

Discover Canada’s real backyard. Fly a short 3 hours from Ottawa to Iqaluit and experience the best of the Arctic Summer.

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

2014 - Departing every Friday from July to September

Northern Lights Fly-In Lodge

Experience the magic of the northern lights as they dance across the night sky during a stay at a remote and rustic lodge set deep in the Canadian wilderness.

Yellowknife, NWT, Canada

4, 5, 6, 7 and 9 night packages

Pan-Canadian Arctic

Meet Northerners. Immerse yourself in the history and culture. Try your hand at igloo building, ice fishing, dog-sledding, canoeing or kayaking, or admire the views from the saddle of an ATV or snowmobile.

Pan-Canadian Arctic

February to October

Ouje-Bougoumou

90 minutes by air north of Montreal is an adventure travel destination you probably do not know: Eeyou Istchee Baie-James. The region is a vast wilderness of ancient rocks, immense rivers and boreal forests.

Ouje-Bougoumou, Quebec

Any Friday through Sunday, between June 1 and August 31

Ultimate Iqaluit

Custom-designed Iqaluit – the Ultimate Iqaluit adventure – can be as long or as short as you need it to be. The dates can fit your schedule. You can check the Arctic off your bucket list and create memories that last a life time.

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

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