TOURS & RECREATION
Polar Bear Viewing
Kaktovik Arctic Adventures is our Exclusive Tour Operating Partner
Other Polar Bear Tour Companies are:
Akook Arctic Adventures
Arctic Chalet Tours
Other Things to Do
Kaktovik boasts breathtaking views from all sides of the island. There are three rivers that flow down from the Arctic Refuge into the Beaufort Sea on the west and east sides: Hula Hula, Jago and Okpilak.
To the south, we have a stunning view of the Brooks Range.
We have two stores in town: Sims Store and Kikiktak Store. Each carry groceries, seasonal goods and may have souvenir items depending on the time of year.
The City of Kaktovik hosts some public events through the year. See kaktovik.org for updates.
Recreation & Restaurants
Harold Kaveolook School has a modern gym where it graciously grants access to the public. The school also has a library with public hours.
Waldo Arms is Kaktovik's longest running restaurant. It offers hearty homestyle meals made to order. You may order ahead for pick up or go to the restaurant for your dining experience.
Marsh Creek is a modern hotel / worker camp facility owned by Kaktovik Inupiat Corporation. It offers a variety of meals served buffet style or made to order. You may also order for take out.