|Questions and Answers
Arctic Canada - Wilderness and Wildlife Expeditions for the Camera, Paddle Heart and Soul
1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?
We are a second-generation family business that has been guiding and organizing remote expeditions in Northern Canada since 1955 - for 56 years!
2. What is your company's mission?
To open the door for travelers to experience the beauty, wild animals, natural history and immense power of the some of the most remote and otherwise inacessible special wilderness regions of Canada's Far North
3. What does your company specialize in?
Catered wildlife photography basecamps and escorted interpretive expeditions in Canada's remote Arctic & sub-Arctic wilderness regions to see the great caribou migration, wild wolves during the den cycle, musk-oxen herds, polar bear, autumn colours and northern lights
4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?
'Tundra' Tom Faess is a veteran bush pilot & wilderness guide that has spent his entire life flying and guiding in Canada's far North. His extensive client list has included some of the world's most prestigious photographers and film crews including the BBC, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, CBS, PBS and much more.
5. What is your most popular travel package and why?
Our most popular package is the Caribou, Autumn Colors and Aurora' wildlife basecamp - it is the most diversified and wildlife-filled tours that we offer.
6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?
"My trip with Tom have never been equaled, including trips to "The Lost World" in Canaima National Park in Venezuela, the Virungas National Park and mountain gorillas in Zaire, several east Africa trips and a North Hudson Bay bear trip in Canada. Tom does his best, and that’s quite a bit - to make sure his clients are safe, happy, entertained, see fabulous scenery and wildlife, learn the heritage of the people and the area and insure that his guests go away feeling they received tremendous value for their investment".