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Pangnirtung Baffin Island Canada Cruise Port Guide

Location:

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

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Sightseeing:

Pangnirtung, or Pang as locals call it, is located on Baffin Island in the Cumberland Peninsula. It is a small community bordered by snowcapped mountains on one side and the ocean on the other. Located just outside of the Arctic Circle, Pangnirtung is one of Nunavut's communities to witness the midnight sun phenomenon, when-for about a month starting near the beginning of June-the sun does not fully set, giving way to 24 hours of sunshine.

Tours Excursions Transportation:

Enjoy beautiful scenery of icebergs, mountains, and wild life of land and sea mammals in Cumberland sound. Day trips include sight seeing by boat or snowmobile, halibut fishing trips, hiking, climbing, and cross country skiing.

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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.

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