Cambridge Bay, Canada
Cambridge Bay is a hamlet located in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is the largest stop for passenger and research vessels traversing the Arctic Ocean's Northwest Passage.
The area was a traditional hunting and fishing location and archaeological sites are often found. Barren-ground Caribou, muskox, Arctic char, lake trout and Ringed Seal were the primary, and remain important food sources. Situated east of Cambridge Bay is Ovayok Territorial Park, which includes the large esker known as Ovayok (Mount Pelly).
Things to See & Do
* Archaeological Sites
* Wildlife Muskox
* Ship wrecks
* Stone Church
* Loran Tower
Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Canadian dollar ($) (CAD)
Language – Inuit Language (Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun), English, French
Population – 1,500 approx
Land Area – 202.20 km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT minus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – +709
Travel Links - The only passenger services are through the Cambridge Bay Airport from which daily air service to Yellowknife, and to the other Kitikmeot Region communities with Canadian North or First Air.