Highlights:

  • Discover Nunavut’s capital city, Iqaluit, and enjoy the cultural and historical attractions.
  • Explore the Arctic from below on dives in the Frobisher Bay and possibly in the Sylvia Grinnell River
  • Take in stunning landscapes and long days of Arctic summers

Dive into an Arctic adventure unlike any other.

Experience crystal clear water, stunning scenery, and possible wildlife encounters. Only a three-hour flight from Ottawa, scuba diving in the Arctic is more accessible than ever.

Frobisher Bay is home to the second-largest tides in the world, and sublime dive conditions. This weekend getaway is a great way to immerse yourself in the majesty of the Arctic, both above and below the water.

*Minimum requirement: Advanced Open Water for PADI certification

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Trip Details:

  • Price:

    CAD $3,189 (+ $225.63 tax)

  • Location:

    Iqaluit, NU

  • Length:

    4 days / 3 nights

  • Dates:

    August 18 - 21, 2017


Trip Itinerary:

Day 1

Travel to Iqaluit from Ottawa and check into your hotel.

Do a gear check and head out for the first dive of the trip.

Day 2

After an early breakfast, head further out to a remote dive site.

Travel by boat into Frobisher Bay and relish incredible drift dives. Discover underwater topography created by plunging rock and tides, and macro life supported by the cold Arctic waters. Keep an eye out for bowhead whales and beluga.

Day 3

Head out on another early dive morning.

Dive either again in Frobisher Bay or enjoy river diving with Arctic char in Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park.

In the afternoon, explore stunning landscapes and a variety of activities available in and around Iqaluit.

Day 4

After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Iqaluit and take in the major sites and attractions.

Visit Inuit art galleries, the Visitor’s Center, museum and the territorial legislature. Enjoy a short hike through Sylvia Grinnell Park. After lunch, transfer to the airport to depart for home.


Included:

  • Accommodation: 3 nights in Iqaluit hotel
  • Round-trip flight from Ottawa, On to Iqaluit, NU
  • Return transfers in Iqaluit
  • Transportation to dive sites
  • Up to 5 dives (weather and conditions permitting)
  • All tanks, weights, weight belt, harness, and tank fills
  • Professional Dive Master
  • Meals: 4 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Guided town tour, museum entrance fee, cultural performance
  • Designed town guide and local Inuit guides

Not Included:

  • Breakfasts
  • Personal dive gear (Required: 2 regulators, dry suits, mask, fins, BCD)*
  • Tips, gratuities, personal expenses
  • Travel, medical, dive and evacuation insurance
  • Additional costs associated with weather and/or layovers in Iqaluit or Ottawa

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