Discover the natural wonders of Frobisher Bay and learn about the storied history of the area as you travel by boat to York Sound. Located approximately 175 km south of Iqaluit, York Sound is a popular recreation spot that is popular with locals. Following your day-long trip, set up camp, enjoy a hearty meal, and take in the beauty of your natural surroundings. Spend two full days exploring the area, enjoying hiking, fishing, berry picking and learning about Inuit culture. On your final day, travel back to Iqaluit, taking in the beautiful scenery, stopping for lunch along the way.

Includes:

  • Return boat tour from Iqaluit to York Sound
  • Standard safety equipment (life vest)
  • * If only two guests, they can sleep in the boat

Does Not Include:

  • Nunavut fishing license
  • Meals/Food
  • Camping Equipment (guest can contact Tikippigut to rent tent and other camping equipment)
  • Seasonal Clothing (wind breakers, rain gear, etc.)
  • Gratuity and Taxes
Caribou on the shore of York Sound

Itinerary:

Day 1

Morning:

  • Meet guide at dock
  • Boat departs Iqaluit for York Sound
  • Enjoy scenic boat ride as we travel towards York Sound

Afternoon:

  • Stop for lunch
  • Listen to your guide tell stories of the history and culture of the area
  • Boat ride continues towards York Sound

Evening:

  • Arrive at York Sound
  • Set up camp and prepare dinner
  • Enjoy dinner with friends
  • Retire for the evening

Day 2

Morning:

  • Breakfast
  • Explore the area (walking, hiking, berry picking)

Afternoon:

  • Picnic lunch on the land
  • Free time to explore the area

Evening:

  • Dinner
  • Hear stories of Inuit Culture
  • Free time to explore the area
  • Retire for the evening

Day 3

Morning:

  • Breakfast
  • Free time to explore

Afternoon:

  • Try your hand at fishing (from the shore)
  • Lunch

Evening:

  • Free time to explore
  • Dinner
  • Retire for the Evening

Day 4

Morning:

  • Breakfast
  • Boat Departs for Iqaluit
  • Enjoy scenic boat ride with possibility of wildlife sightings

Afternoon:

  • Stop for lunch along the way
  • Continue boat ride back to Iqaluit

Evening:

  • Boat Tour arrives back in Iqaluit

Overlooking York Sound

How to Book Package:

Contact Tikippugut to book directly.

Additional Information:

Flights:

Contact Canadian North to book flight.

Accommodations:

Accommodations in Iqaluit not included in package price. Client are responsible for booking their own accommodations.

Meals:

If requested Tikippigut can buy food and prepare meals for clients who want this service as part of the tour. Contact Tikippigut directly to request a quote.

Ground Transportation:

Tikippigut does not provide ground transportation services.

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