Peel Sound

Where to find it

Nunavut, Canada

What is it?

Peel Sound is an Arctic waterway in Nunavut. It separates Somerset Island on the east from Prince of Wales Island on the west. To the north it opens onto Parry Channel while its southern end merges with Franklin Strait. Peel sound is geologically diverse, with plenty of wildlife spotting opportunities.

How can I see it?

Many cruises to the Canadian Arctic will go through Peel Sound.

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Map of Peel Sound

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Trips that visit Peel Sound

Northwest Passage, Ellesmere & West Greenland

Traversing west to east this voyage takes you to iconic sites such as Cambridge Bay, Lancaster and Smith Sounds and Ellesmere Island, before exploring the fjords and towns of West Greenland. Bears, narwhal, musk ox, beluga and northern lights are…

  • 17 Days
  • $11,995