Where to go

2 locations rich in wildlife to discover…

Wildlife trips

7 related group tours.

When to go

There are two seasons in the Arctic, but summer (not winter), falling between the spring and autumn equinoxes, when daylight virtually round the clock, is the best for visiting.


  • Winter

    Oct to Apr: The sun disappears for months at a time, and the icy cold returns
  • Summer

    Mar to Sep: Truly the land of the midnight sun – the further north, the longer the light

Wildlife events

  • Oct to Nov: Polar bears wait for pack ice to form
  • May to Sep: Arrival of the Arctic summer
  • Jul: Beluga whales in estuaries around Churchill
  • Sep to Feb: Northern Lights visible

Expedition vessels

7 recommended vessels.


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