Qikiqtarjuaq - Canada, Nunavut
Qikiqtarjuaq (translated as "big island") was formerly called Broughton Island) and is located in Davis Strait, off eastern Baffin Island. The island is known for Arctic wildlife, whale watching and as the northern access point for Auyuittuq National Park. Qikiqtarjuaq annually hosts the "Suicide Prevention Walk". Local participants walk a total distance of 60 km across the tundra from an old whaler's station called Kivitoo. The walk is completed in 2 and a half days and is meant to promote hope among the community. Broughton Island is the home of a North Warning System site. The following 1 cruises call at Qikiqtarjuaq. Discover more by clicking the cruise name or ship or click the Enquire button if you want to check availability and pricing.