Arctic Holidays in Canada: Canadian Arctic Expedition
Arctic Holidays in Canada begin at a parallel of latitude located at about 66 degrees and 33 minutes North. It is here that the Arctic Circle marks the southernmost latitude where the sun stays above the horizon for 24-hours on the Summer Solstice. Many adventure holiday travellers come here, whether they are lured by the Inuit culture of the Canadian North, the incredible wildlife along the fringe of the ice or the riveting exploration history, the Arctic captivates many people. Arctic Canada is also one of the best, and often most frequently forgotten, locations for Northern Lights holidays.
Baffin Island is the largest island in Canada, and forms part of the Canadian Arctic archipelago. It is home to a variety of Arctic wildlife, including Arctic fox, Arctic hare, Arctic wolf and walrus. Many species of whale summer off the coast of Baffin Island including Beluga, Narwhal and Bowhead whales making it the perfect location for a Canadian Arctic holiday.
Hudson Bay is the second largest bay in the world. The relatively shallow waters of Hudson Bay create a rich marine environment where a wide variety of animals are found. In addition, this area gives a whole new perspective on life in the Arctic as this part of Hudson Bay has a lengthy list of expedition mysteries and tragic stories.