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Wildlife Adventure in the Arctic Summer

Calgary, Yellowknife & Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Best time to travel
Jul - Aug
Ideal length
10 nights
Perfect for
Couples
From (incl flights)
€12,549 pp

At a glance

  • International return flights from Dublin to Calgary.
  • All private and shared transfers, domestic flights and private charter flights.
  • 10 nights’ luxury accommodation in Calgary, Yellowknife and on the shores of the Northwest Passage.
  • Days of exploration in the wilds of the Canadian Arctic including hiking the frozen Arctic Sea and sea kayaking alongside beluga whales.
  • Meet the beluga whales in Cunningham Estuary and hike to Nansen’s Ridge for spectacular Arctic views.
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Introduction

We’re opening the door to Canada’s untamed far-north on this sensational adventure. An unmissable destination for the avid explorer, live among the elusive Arctic wildlife as you spend days searching for polar bears, hiking on the frozen ocean and kayaking with beluga whales. Your Arctic adventure begins in the cosmopolitan city of Calgary as you make your way to the Northwest Passage, sojourning in Yellowknife en route. Fly-in to the Northwest Passage, where the Arctic landscape awaits, adventuring in the day and experiencing luxury remote lodging by night.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Calgary.

Upon arrival, your private driver will be waiting to transfer you to your luxury hotel, just a short walk from some of the city’s best eateries and bars. After a night in the city, privately transfer to the airport for your flight to Yellowknife.

Your Arctic exploration awaits.

Upon arrival in Yellowknife, transfer to your luxury hotel where you will spend one night. With views of the forest and the twinkling Aurora Borealis, settle in and prepare for your Arctic adventure. Transfer to the airport for your charter flight to your lodge in Northwest Passage, your home for seven nights.

Northern Lights Yellowknife
Begin your Arctic adventure.

Take in the magnificent surrounds of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, home to polar bears, muskoxen, arctic foxes and the world’s largest beluga whale nursery. An unparalleled destination for the adventurous, spend days enjoying endless activities including biking and hiking on the frozen Arctic Ocean and tundra or experience sea kayaking alongside beluga whales.

Explore the Northwest Passage.

Travel to Cunningham Estuary in an all-terrain vehicle to marvel at the beluga whales. Search for a once-in-a-lifetime polar bear sighting and hike to Nansen’s ridge to admire the views across the passage. Return to Yellowknife in a private charter before transferring to your hotel in the city where you will spend one night.

Privately transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

Where to rest your head

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The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

The Explorer Hotel

Situated in the lively city of Yellowknife, The Explorer Hotel is the perfect base for an Arctic exploration, promising modern comforts after a day spent exploring the dramatic landscape. The hotel’s interiors feature classic modern furnishings amid views of the forest and twinkling Aurora Borealis.

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Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Located on the northern tip of Somerset Island, 50 miles from the nearest town and 500 miles from the Arctic Circle, Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge is the most northerly lodge in the world.

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What people are saying

Dara at OROKO booked the most fantastic trip for my daughter and I to Athens. It was our first time in Greece. Between Acropolis, museum, and gallery visits, to quiet times at a beachside boutique hotel, it was the most perfect Easter break for us both. Thanks OROKO.

Fiona & Ava – Athens, 2020

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