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Holman Canada Cruise Port Guide

Location:

As cruise ships are not able to dock here you will be tendered ashore.

 

 

Sightseeing:

The second place of any significance on Victoria Island is Holman on the west coast. Located at the tip of the Diamond Jenness Peninsula this small community of 300 is already quite well prepared for the burgeoning numbers of tourists attracted to the North. There is even a golf course.

Tours Excursions Transportation:

Hunting and fishing activities are an integral part of life for Holman residents. Musk ox, caribou and Arctic char are the most common foods in every home. Traditionally, hunting activities, combined with small amounts of vegetation, berries and bird's eggs collected in the summer months, were the source of all food.

Nearby Places:

Golfing on the open tundra is a truly unique experience.

Shopping and Food

It's considered normal to tip 10-15% of a restaurant bill. Tips are also usually given to bell hops, concierges, room cleaners, cab drivers, hairdressers, hotel attendants and, by savvy drinkers, bar staff.

Currency:

Canadian dollar

You will find ATMs in many grocery stores, malls, airports and so on, and most are linked to the international networks, the most common being Cirrus, Plus, Star and Maestro. You can also grab cash from an ATM if you use a major credit card although this method tends to be more expensive because, in addition to a service fee, you'll be charged interest immediately.

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Communication:

In Canada the main languages are English 59.3%, French 23.2% (both official); other 17.5%. Quebec and New Brunswick being the most "French" The rest of the country is English speaking.

Opening Hours and Holidays:

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