Embark on a tour of Arctic Quebec and Labrador. Travel in small groups to these northern provinces to visit the hidden treasures of the Golden Peninsula where raw and natural landscapes will take your breath away.
With this package, you will take a guided tour by floatplane through the magnificent landscapes and unspoiled wilderness of the Arctic Cordillera.
Accompanied by an experienced naturalist guide from Golden Peninsula Tours, you will discover the varied landscapes of the Torngat Mountains and the Labrador coast. You will explore the Labrador Coast in search of wildlife, and Hebron Fjord Lake to see its magnificent waterfalls and cliffs, fly over Iceberg Alley, the Merewether Crater, and the Fraser Canyon, sleep in a tent under the star-filled sky at the Moraine Desert Valley, and try your hand at fly fishing on the George River.
Bring home wonderful memories of the Northern Lights! In August, nights in Arctic Quebec and Labrador get longer and longer and if the weather is clear, you will have the opportunity to see this natural phenomenon.
Expect a week full of adventure and discovery of amazing nature and wildlife in this great land.
An experienced Golden Peninsula Tour guide who specializes in the nature and wilderness of the region.
- Fly over the Torngat Mountains
- Iceberg viewing along the Labrador Coast
- Hikes that allow you to discover superb panoramas
- The discovery of majestic fjords stretching inland from the Labrador Sea
- Night excursion to take pictures of the Northern Lights
- The unpredictable possibility of seeing black bears, caribou, wolves, seals and polar bears
Departure information :
Group departures :
We suggest that you join one of the group departures if you are traveling alone or with more than one person. Groups are a maximum of 8 people.
If you wish to join a group, but the dates proposed above do not suit you, do not hesitate to contact us to suggest a new date for a group departure.
Good to know :
The trip can be paid for in three instalments.
Round-trip flight between Montreal and Kuujjuaq
1/2 guided day by charter boat from Kuujjuaq to sightsee and search for wildlife
1 night double occupancy accommodations and meals in Kuujjuaq
Round trip flight between Kuujjuaq and Wedge Hills Lodge
3 guided days by floatplane to explore outstanding natural scenic attractions in Labrador
2 nights camping in tents at the Moraine Desert Valley on a Northern Lights quest
1 guided day discovery hike of the Moraine Desert Valley in search of wildlife
4 nights accommodations at Wedge Hills Lodge in the bunkhouse with private bedroom
2 guided days activities from Wedge Hills Lodge
1 unguided day of relaxation at Wedge Hills Lodge
Small group guarantee (maximum of 8)
Expert private guide
Group information meeting with your travel guide
Full board Meals, from dinner on the 1st day to breakfast on the last day (dehydrated meals while camping)
Snacks and drinks between meals
Limited access to Wi-Fi at Wedge Hills Lodge
Does not include :
Meals and accommodations in Montreal
Great weather guaranteed
To take with you :
Warm and waterproof clothing
Waterproof hiking boots
Backpack for your photo equipment, clothes and lunch
Pair of binoculars
Your Daily Itinerary
Montréal - Kuujjuaq
Depart from Montréal International Airport in the morning on Canadian North Airlines and arrive in the village of Kuujjuaq. Flight times TBD.
Upon arrival you will be welcomed by a representative who will transport you to Etua’s Arctic Adventures where your adventure begins!
Spend a half day with captain Etua on the water surrounding the village to take in the scenery in comfort and search for wildlife such as muskox, birds and whales, all while learning about the local culture from your Inuit captain.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Kuujjuaq.
Important information :
Water from springs, streams, lakes and rivers is perfectly healthy to drink everywhere in Quebec-Labrador. There is no reason to buy bottled water or purify it.
In Arctic Quebec and Labrador, the weather is the most important aspect that you will need to deal with every day. A popular saying from the Far North is: “There is no bad weather, only bad clothes, and moreover, if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes!”. It is important to understand that in the Far North of Quebec and Labrador the weather can change quickly.
Tips on what to wear :
To fully enjoy your trip to the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula, you must be comfortable traveling in any weather. Walk in the wind, rain and sun and embrace the elements with a sense of adventure! We always recommend that you wear several layers of clothing that can be removed if you become too warm.
Ensuring that you have proper clothing to protect yourself against the elements will make your trip more enjoyable. Appropriate clothing will make your trip more enjoyable. Please check out our What to wear page.
Local weather forecast :
The Quebec-Labrador Peninsula in summer: average summer temperatures range from 7 °C (45 °F) to 16 °C (60 °F). In the Torngat Mountains and on the Labrador Coast, where our multi-day trips take place, the weather is colder and more variable. Average between 4 °C (39 °F) and 14 °C (57 °F). The hottest period is the third week of July to the third week of August. During this hot period, it can be 20 °C to 30 °C (68 °F to 86 °F) at Wedge Hills Lodge on George River, 15 °C to 20 °C (59 °F to 68 °F) in the Torngat Mountains and 2 °C to 12 °C (36 °F to 54 °F) on the Labrador Coast.