Welcome birders, students of Arctic history and Inuit culture; and families that enjoy learning-adventures
Book for 2017 now; space is limited to 15 people per week
With all the charm of an historic B&B, Bathurst Inlet Lodge adds a dash of adventure to the experience. This all-inclusive vacation - a charter flight from Yellowknife to the lodge is included in the price - is the best value in the Canadian Arctic, costing thousands less than similar packages. Even the airfare TO and FROM Yellowknife from elsewhere in Canada is less expensive than to other Northern destinations
You are ready for Bathurst Inlet Lodge if you answer yes to any of these questions:
- Are you an avid birder?
- Do you have a passion for Canadian Arctic history and Sir John Franklin's expeditions?
- Do you want to learn more about Inuit culture?
- Are you planning a family reunion?
- Are you planning a leadership retreat?
- Do you enjoy wilderness vacations?
- Are you an avid photographer?
- Do you prefer to encounter wildlife in their natural habitat, rather than a zoo?
- Are you looking for a lodge-style vacation that is family friendly?
When RCMP Staff Sergeant Glenn Warner patrolled the Bathurst Inlet area in the 1960s, the natural beauty of the region called to him. With his wife Trish, he purchased the Burnside Mission from the Roman Catholic Church and turned it into a summer home. When the historic Hudson Bay Post closed, he formed a partnership and bought that building too!
Bathurst Inlet Lodge began welcoming guests in 1969. Eventually the Warners partnered with local Inuit residents. That partnership strengthened the Lodge's ability to immerse its guests in the culture of the people whose ancestors had inhabited the inlet for thousands of years.
In 2016, a new phase in the Lodge's history has begun. Arctic Kingdom has become Bathurst Inlet Lodge's sole marketing and sales partner. We are committed to delivering the same level of pre- and post-travel service that has kept birders, wildlife enthusiasts and Arctic history buffs returning year after year. The Lodge is still owned by the Warner family and their Inuit partners, so your on-site adventure will be every bit as authentic as any of the previous 48 seasons.