Whale Cove is located on a long point of land extending into Hudson’s Bay. The Inuktitut name, Tikirarjuaq meaning ‘long point’, reflects this geography. The English name, Whale Cove refers to the many beluga whales that congregate off the coast every fall. Regardless of the name you choose to use, the people will welcome you into this close-knit and traditional Inuit community. The Inuit of Whale Cove remain close to the land with hunting, fishing and trapping forming the backbone of the local economy.
- Whale watching every fall and polar bear viewing during the annual migration
- Fishing for wild arctic char, lake trout, and whitefish
- Experiencing the life of a small, traditional Inuit community