Arctic Canada

Gjoa Haven

Cruise Season

July to September; depending on weather. .

Time In Destination

Varies by community; some cruise ship itineraries show 3 to 6 hours.

Average Onshore Spending

On average, cruise passengers spend $325 between 4 to 5 stops where the first and last communities benefit the most.

Typical Cruise Lines Visiting The Port

Compagnie du Ponant

Opportunities For Indigenous Experiences

Communities may need to develop more experiences for cruise passengers as the demand for Arctic cruises increases. Parks Canada has designed workshops to help communities with the development and implementation of tourism experiences.  

Industry partners that can help develop experiences for cruise lines in your region

Nunavut Tourism

Colleen Dupuis – CEO

Parks Canada