When is the Best Time to Visit the Floe Edge?
Visiting the floe edge, where the land-fast ice meets the open water of the Arctic Ocean, is often regarded as the quintessential Arctic experience. With amazing opportunities to witness the migration of whales including narwhal, beluga and bowhead, as well as polar bear and other Arctic wildlife sightings, it’s no wonder so many polar travellers […]
10 Fun Facts About Narwhal: Are Narwhal Endangered?
Travellers often ask, ‘Are narwhals endangered?’ Known as the ‘unicorns of the sea’ it’s no wonder that voyagers often question this species. Narwhal watching is also one of the most sought-after experiences on trips to the Arctic Circle. Narwhals have never been successfully kept in captivity – the only way to view them is in the […]
Kayaking in the Arctic With Narwhal
Narwhal are one of the most popular whales to watch in the Arctic. Nicknamed the “unicorn of the sea” because of their tusk, narwhal can only be spotted in the Arctic. One of the few places to spot them include the floe edge of Lancaster Sound, noted as one of the most prolific wildlife areas […]