30 Oct 2018 | Arctic Travel Tips

Arctic Jeopardy: Questions About the Arctic??

Aside from the spectacular landscapes and unique wildlife, one of the top allures to the Arctic is the exclusivity. The Canadian Arctic is a place that few have experienced and there is so much to discover about this destination.    In honour of Alex Trebek, longtime host of Jeopardy!, joining Narwhal & Polar Bear Safari in June 2019, we’re answering some of the […]

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30 Oct 2018 | Arctic History

The Mystery of the Northwest Passage: Past and Present Explorers

The History of the Northwest Passage: Arctic Explorers | Arctic Kingdom

The Northwest Passage is one of Canada’s most exciting chapters of discovery, history and exploration.  The Northwest Passage is a sea corridor connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through Canada’s Arctic Archipelago islands and along the northern-most coast of North America. Europeans searched for 300 years to find a viable sea trade-route to Asia. Names of adventurers, like Henry Hudson and Sir John Franklin, are etched into […]

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30 Oct 2018 | Polar Bear

Encountering the King of the Arctic on Polar Bear Safaris

Imagine this: you’re on a polar bear safari, taking in the wide expanse of Arctic tundra and suddenly you see movement. You grab your camera, look through your lens and notice that this white spot is getting bigger and closer. You realize you’re looking at the King of the Arctic.   The thrill of seeing the world’s largest land carnivore in its natural habitat is unmatched by […]

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