Arctic Weekend Getaway Overview
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, the capital of Nunavut and “Canada’s Coolest City”, is the perfect destination for an Arctic getaway. This dynamic city offers an array of delights for all travellers, including cultural and historical attractions, fun and exciting activities for all ages, and a variety of outdoor adventures, including the Northern Lights (Sept-April).
Art and music lovers will appreciate the variety of arts and crafts created by a world-renown local artists as well as the many art, culture, and music festivals held throughout the year including Toonik Tyme (April 13-22, 2017). Spend Canada's 150th Anniversary at the Alianait Arts Festival, June 30-July 3, 2o17. Close to incredible parks with stunning landscapes, Iqaluit offers photographers and wildlife enthusiasts spectacular vistas and stunning panoramic views, overlooking Frobisher Bay.
Experience life above the tree line for less than the price of regular standard airfare. Accessible, family-friendly and affordable, our Arctic Weekend Getaway packages are a great way to experience this unique, polar capital!