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Baffin Island

Nunavut, Canada
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Auyuittuq National Park

Based out of Pangirntung for a week doing work for Parks Canada. Was lucky enough to have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave M
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Edmonton, Canada
Narwhals!!

Baffin Island is the largest island in Canada and the 5th largest island in the world. With its... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
chc9533
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Hong Kong
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For hardy souls, this rugged island lying north of the Labrador Sea is covered mostly by glaciers and rolling tundra.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based out of Pangirntung for a week doing work for Parks Canada. Was lucky enough to have helicopter access to some of the peaks near Akshayuk Pass. I've worked in the mountains all over the world on and off for the last 40 years and...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Baffin Island is the largest island in Canada and the 5th largest island in the world. With its huge size of 507K sq.km (196K sq.miles) and virtually non-existence of roads, it is extremely difficult to explore this island by conventional means. We visited Pond Inlet...More

2  Thank chc9533
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We cruised along Baffin Island. There is only a small population on the island, one of the major towns is Pond Inlet. The town is very calm but there is quite a bit to see and you get an insight into the way of living...More

7  Thank Spatz
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Pond inlet is a hamlet in northern Baffin Island with spectacular landscapes. Contact the office of the hamlet for visitor information and tour guides. Do not miss the Nattinnak Centre for lovely displays.

6  Thank Su S
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Baffin Island is huge, largest Island in Canada so to cover all in one entry is impossible. From the quaint southern town of Kimmirut, artist lovers will enjoy Cape Dorset and Pangnirtung, to east coast hamlets of Clyde River and Qikiqtarjuaq, the northern towns of...More

7  Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 16 February 2015

The Arctic wolf names this place by pawing, prowling, and roving across the landscape. (Lupine visitors are most welcome here!) The walrus knows it by thumping its forehead against the seaside cliffs, looking for a summer rock surface on which to bask and expose its...More

7  Thank homunculus2000
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Summary: Unique place on earth. One of the few really wild places left. I took a hiking trip with Black Feather across Auyuittuq Park. It is 14 days hiking in very rugged terrain after being dropped by a boat on the north side (and collected...More

12  Thank brozas
Reviewed 26 September 2011

We went by small cruise ship designed for the Arctic to several places on Baffin Island. It was a memorable trip. Initially I raised my eyebrows as the cost was high, but it turned out to be a great experience. The cruise started in, Greenland,...More

29  Thank Henk W
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