Experience the thrill of a dogsled ride across the frozen tundra. Get up close and personal with our team of huskies and learn about the traditions of dogsledding for the Inuit. From the comfort of your sled (qamutik) enjoy the majestic scenery of the area as these powerful huskies race across the land. Stop for tea and bannock and learn about the rich history and culture of the area, before making the final journey back to the kennels, and taking a few pictures with your new four-legged friends.
- Shuttle service from hotel to start of tour
- Guided tour
- Snacks (tea, coffee, water, bannock)
Does Not Include:
- Gratuity and taxes
- Pick up at hotel
- Tour of dog kennels – get up close
- See the process of harnessing the dogs
- Scenic ride past whale bones site
- Stop for tea and bannock
- Return ride back to community
Calm Air provides direct flights between Rankin Inlet and Naujaat on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The flight, which normally takes one hour and fifteen minutes, departs Rankin Inlet at noon and arrives in Naujaat at 1:15 PM. Return flights depart Naujaat at 2:00 PM and arrive back in Rankin Inlet at 3:15 PM.
If you are travelling from Winnipeg, you may need to spend the night in Rankin Inlet before proceeding on to Naujaat the next day.
Contact Arctic Wilderness Guiding and Outfitting and we can book your flight for you.
For more information on flight schedules and routes visit www.calmair.com
Guests visiting Naujaat can stay at the Naujaat Hotel Inns North. The hotel has 20 rooms including 13 standard rooms and 7 executive rooms. Each room includes a private bathroom, cable TV, a microwave and mini-fridge and Wi-Fi. Guests staying at the hotel can also access on-site laundry facilities.
For guests participating in our multi-day excursion we provide Arctic tents, including a 2-inch foam bed and a sleeping bag. As part of the experience, guests can help the guides assemble the tent. This has proved to be a popular activity with guests over the years.
In terms of washroom facilities, a separate tent is built for the toilet, which consists of non-running water and a bucket with toilet paper.
The Naujaat Hotel Inns North offers restaurant service for breakfast lunch and dinner. For those looking for a quick meal, Tundra Takeout offers a wide selection of fast food items. Visitors to town can also purchase groceries at the local COOP. The store is open daily from Monday – Saturday from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and on Sundays from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.
Guests staying at the Naujaat Hotel can access the complimentary airport shuttle service. As part of our tour packages, we also pick our guests up at the hotel at the start of the tour and drop them off at the hotel once the tour has been completed.