23 Nov 2018 | Wildlife

Arctic Birds of the Floe Edge

The Arctic is home to some of the most incredible birds. While some birds are full time residence, others migrate all the way from South America seeking refuge for their nesting. With opportunities to see thousands of birds in the High Arctic, the floe edge is an excellent destination for birders.   Here are some of the most sought-after birds you can see at the floe edge:   King Eider  One […]

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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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