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One has to experience the isolation of the Canadian Arctic in person.

The only way for tourists to see Ellismere Island is by an Arctic cruise. We took a North West... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Henk W
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Hamilton, Canada
Life and wildlife in the High Arctic

At 196K sq.km., Ellesmere Island is Canada's 3rd largest island, the 10th in the world and the most... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
chc9533
,
Hong Kong
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The world's tenth largest island and the northernmost island in the Canadian Arctic.
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“fries” (2 reviews)
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Nunavut, Canada
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

The only way for tourists to see Ellismere Island is by an Arctic cruise. We took a North West Passage route, the trip we took was from Kugluktuk (Coppermine) along Gjoa Haven, Fort Ross, Beechey Island, Grise Fjord on Ellismere Island, to Greenland with a...More

6  Thank Henk W
Reviewed 21 October 2016

At 196K sq.km., Ellesmere Island is Canada's 3rd largest island, the 10th in the world and the most northerly island in the Arctic Archipelago. Ellesmere Island only has one small community, Grise Fjord at the southern coast plus some research station and military bases. According...More

4  Thank chc9533
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We cruised around Ellesmere Island. One interesting stop was Craig Harbour , a former Police Station of the Canadian Mountain Police; it is closed today and you can visit the ruins. At the beach you can find the bones of all sorts of animals. The...More

4  Thank Spatz
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SetterSue
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Response from chc9533 | Reviewed this property |
Setter, sorry this answer probably came too late for you! I heard there is a small airstrip in Grise Fjord (Grise Fjord Airport), Ellesmere Island. We have not done it ourselves and not sure whether you can fly here from... More
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