© Dennis Minty
Whether trekking through stunning landscapes or meeting remarkable locals, we seek to get off the ship and explore once, twice, or even three times each day. Here’s a handy guide on going ashore in the Arctic. (Don’t worry—we’ll walk you through these procedures many more times on your journey!)
© Jen Derbach
Want to get up close and personal with a polar bear, colony of northern gannets, or pod of humpback whales? Better get yourself the perfect pair of binoculars! Naturalist and ecologist Dylan White shares with us his favourite tips for using and purchasing this essential expedition tool.
© Stephen Gorman
Crossing the Arctic Circle is a feat that few bucket list checkers can claim. But what makes this invisible threshold so compelling? Aaron Spitzer gives us the ins and outs of the lands of the midnight sun and the midday moon, and suggestions for how to celebrate this geographic accomplishment.
© Everen Brown
Much has changed in the more than three decades since Adventure Canada’s founding. Long-time guest Everen Brown received a brochure in 1989 for a North Pole golf trip and couldn’t help but sign up! Here he recounts the record-breaking legacy trip and how he came to love expedition travel.
© Martin Lipman
Although onboard life is delightful—with amazing entertainment, meals, camaraderie, and learning—it’s when we leave the ship that the true adventure begins. Here’s a handy guide to get you excited and prepared for Zodiac travel. (Don’t worry—we’ll walk you through these procedures many more times on your journey!)
© Dennis Minty
Adventure Canada CEO Cedar Swan first visited the Hall of Clestrain—childhood home of Arctic explorer John Rae—in 2006, when the historic building was in a state of great disrepair. Now more than a decade later, Cedar reflects upon how the Hall has been changed for the better.
© Janet Davis
Adventure Canada guest Janet Davis is an avid traveller who has seen much of the world—but a trip to Ilulissat is among her most treasured travel memories. In this personal memoir of the day, Janet shares some of her beautiful photos and recalls this special visit in vivid detail.