Swim with Polar Bears

Ellesmere Island, Canada

August 6 – 16, 2018


Number of people that have summited Mt. Everest: 4,000. Number of people to explore Krubera Cave: 139. Number of people that have walked on the moon:12. Number of people that have been diving with polar bears: 5. Could you see yourself joining this epic BigAnimals Expedition to be the sixth?

Our epic Swim with Polar Bear Expedition is sure to surpass your wildest dreams of adventure.  Every detail has been planned for this extremely remote and hostile destination.  Adrenaline.  Excitement.  Wonder.  There really are no words to describe your wildlife polar bear encounter.

Join BigAnimals at the top of the world and enter the watery realm of the polar bear, a cold place of blue and white that will forever change your definition of adventure.

  • Canada, High Arctic: 2 years
  • Where: Ellesmere Island, Canada
  • August 6 – 17, 2018
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Max No. of Guests: 2
  • Accommodations:
    • Common Tent
  • Activities: Photography, Polar bear mother and cubs, swimming, hunting on rocks for birds and eggs
  • Temperature:
    • Topside daytime -5C to 10C
    • Night time -10c to -20c <


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Expedition Leader

Amos Nachoum

Expedition Leader

Amos has over 30 years experience as a wildlife adventure guide, and 18 years experience diving in Antarctica. professional photography will be done with Amos Nachoum, who was the BBC wildlife photographer of the year in 2007 and 2008.

He will be coaching individuals on wide-angle and ambient-light photography of big animals.

Amos’ explorations have been featured on National Geo, BBC and the discovery Channel. BigAnimals Expeditions recreates the same adventures and photo opportunities for you.

Amos uses his leadership and photo- graphy skills to artfully capture the lives of ocean Giants whose existence is under threat, but whose hope of survival is linked to us communicating the truth.

BigAnimals Expeditions are designed to add value to your life experience, to generate attention for endangered species, to aid in their preservation and to provoke public awareness and opinion.

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