Flights to Qikiqtarjuaq
BudgetAir.lv is one of the few Online Travel Agents that can offer flights to Qikiqtarjuaq. The total flight time can be long, but the journey will be worth your while! You can make a stopover at Montreal, and then at Iqaluit, before arriving at Qikiqtarjuaq.
Qikiqtarjuaq is a town situated within the Arctic Circle, on the western coast of Broughton Island. Its name means ‘Big Island’ in the native Inuktitut language, and is a great place to visit if you are a nature lover. Hiking, Skiing and Climbing are popular pastimes. Qikiqtarjuaq is also known as Qik, and is also called the Iceberg capital of Nunavut. If you are visiting this page, it means you are probably aware that Qikiqtarjuaq was a featured destination on the popular BBC Radio series “Cabin Pressure”.
There is a superb variety of wildlife in Qikiqtarjuaq and the surrounding region. You have to see the polar bears, right? You can get a Polar Bear Pass here.
You can also see several species of whale, such as Orcas, bowhead whales and narwhales, and close by is Auyuittuq National Park.
When to experience the midnight sun
There are many places in the Nuvanut region where you can experience 24-hour sunshine. In Qikiqtarjuaq there is 24-hour sun from May 29 – July 15. What better time to visit? That way you can spend more time enjoying the beautiful scenery!
Hotels in Qikiqtarjuaq
There are a number of Bed and Breakfasts, Inns and Hotels in the region. If you want a hotel in Qikiqtarjuaq, then the Tulugak Hotel is your best (and maybe only) option. They have 9 cozy rooms, so book early to make sure you get yours!
- Airport code: YVM (Qikiqtarjuaq Airport)
- Average temperature Summer (Jun-Aug): 6°C
- Average temperature Winter (Dec-Mar): -26°C
- Population: 520
- Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD)
- Time Zone Summer: CET-5 (Daylight Saving)