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Responsible Tourism with a Local Inuvialuit Touch

Authentic Inuit-led Guided Tours and Adventures

Embark on an unforgettable boat tour with Back of the Earth Adventures, the premier choice for exploring the mesmerizing beauty of Banks Island and its surrounding waters. Led by our expert Inuvialuit guide, Manny, you'll navigate the coastal wonders while delving deep into the rich Inuit culture, showcasing the diverse Arctic wildlife, and highlighting the importance of sustainability. As you cruise along the pristine shores, witness the breathtaking migration of lesser snow geese and marvel at the majestic polar bears in their natural habitat. Our boat tours offer a unique and authentic perspective on the region's natural wonders and cultural heritage while supporting the local community and promoting eco-friendly practices. Join Back of the Earth Adventures for a boat tour experience that combines adventure, cultural exchange, and sustainable exploration in the heart of the Arctic.

Support Local Communities and Discover the Wonders of Sachs Harbour.

Embark on a breathtaking journey with Back of the Earth Adventures, the premier Inuvialuit guiding company in Sachs Harbour, Banks Island, Northwest Territories. Our mission is to provide visitors with an authentic, sustainable tourism experience while supporting the local community. Explore the stunning Aulavik National Park, witness millions of migrating birds and early ocean arrivals, and uncover the fascinating history of the HMS Investigator. As a trusted cargo transport provider for the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, we are committed to promoting sustainability, community, and local culture in everything we do. Let our seasoned guide, Manny, lead you on an unforgettable Arctic adventure that will leave a lasting impression.

Authentic Inuvialuit Guide
Manny A. Kudlak

Meet Manny, the heart and soul of Back of the Earth Adventures, and your expert guide to the unparalleled beauty of Sachs Harbour, Banks Island, Northwest Territories. With over two decades of experience, Manny has honed his skills in Arctic guiding since 1993, specializing in one-on-one sports hunts for muskox and polar bears. Embracing ecotourism in 2007, Manny completed all federal training, ensuring a safe and responsible experience for every traveler. His deep-rooted passion for the region, combined with his extensive knowledge of local ecosystems, wildlife, and Inuvialuit culture, makes him the ideal guide for your Arctic adventure. Trust Manny to lead you on an unforgettable journey through the pristine landscapes of Aulavik National Park, where you'll witness diverse wildlife, explore the region's rich history, and create lasting memories while supporting sustainable tourism and the local community.


Discover the wonders of Banks Island, the fifht largest and most western Canadian Arctic Island in the Northwest Territories. Home to two migratory bird sanctuaries, including Banks Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary No. 1, located adjacent to Sachs Harbour, this remarkable destination offers a truly unique wildlife experience. Each spring, witness the breathtaking spectacle of up to 1500,000 lesser snow geese from the Western Arctic population, flying northward to the eastern Beaufort Sea region off the western coast of Banks Island. Marvel at the incredible sight of over 0ne million geese, representing 95% of the Western Arctic population and 15% of the Canadian lesser snow geese population, returning yearly to nest in Big River and Egg River within the sanctuary. Embrace the extraordinary beauty and unparalleled biodiversity of Banks Island, a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and bird lovers alike.

Explore the Arctic Like Never Before - Inuit-guided Tours on Banks Island.

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