BLACK FEATHER and POLAR SEA
"An Adventure Partnership"
We are excited to announce that as of January 1, 2013, Black Feather Adventures and Polar Sea Adventures have joined forces. This brings together the two most experienced Arctic adventure companies in Canada. The partnership will allow our clients to access fantastic wilderness holidays, from novice level programs for the beginner to advanced expeditions for the experienced outdoorsperson.
Black Feather, the Wilderness Adventure Company, run by Wendy Grater, was awarded the 2011 NWT Tourism Lifetime Achievement Award, and been operating canoeing, hiking and sea kayaking trips across Canada since 1972. Black Feather brings a wealth of logistical, guiding and administrative experience. Black Feather specializes in canoe trips on the Nahanni, Mountain and other NWT rivers, as well as hiking and sea kayaking in Nunavut and Greenland.
Polar Sea Adventures, run by David Reid since 1996, is an award-winning expedition company, based in the Arctic. In recent years, while still offering scheduled Arctic expeditions and trips, the company has specialized in customized projects, in particular film and television production. The company has assisted and has been involved in the production of such notable productions as BBC "Planet Earth" and "Frozen Planet, CBC "The Nature of Things" and "Suzuki Diaries"(with Dr. David Suzuki) Glacialis Productions "Flight Of The Snowgoose" and Primitive Productions "Canada’s National Parks", as well as many more.
As a partnership, Black Feather and Polar Sea Adventures will be administered out of the Black Feather office in Parry Sound, Ontario. Our team of knowledgeable and efficient staff will assist you in ensuring your next arctic adventure is memorable and rewarding. David Reid will join Black Feather’s guiding team as one of our senior guides, and also oversee the special projects run in the Baffin region.
"I am so pleased to be partnering with David and Polar Sea. I’ve known David for many years, and always enjoyed his warmth, professionalism and commitment to excellence. Polar Sea is a truly remarkable expedition company and has established a superior reputation in the Arctic. I’m confident that this will be a fun and exciting development for everyone."
- Wendy Grater, director/owner Black Feather Adventures
"Polar Sea is delighted to create a partnership with Black Feather. Combined they represent not only Canada’s but North America’s leading, most established and experienced Arctic adventure company. From the Yukon to Baffin Island and Greenland, from Ellesmere Island to Texas, Black Feather truly is a legendary Canadian adventure company without equal. I’m proud to be associated with such a great company."
- David Reid, Polar Sea Adventures