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For the past 30 years Circumpolar Expeditions has led the way in arctic adventures. We provide our clients with unique and personalized experiences. Whether organizing specialized tours, creating vocational training programs, or providing logistic and ground support for expeditions and film crews, we do what nobody else does. Let us share our passion for the arctic with you.


Circumpolar Expeditions and the Wallack family are widely recognized for their experience and expertise in working with the varied cultures and nations of the arctic.  Circumpolar Expeditions has received the Alaska Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award, and has been listed in the Book of Honor of the World Trade Center Associations as the company in Alaska “which best represents peace and stability through trade”.

Circumpolar Expeditions’ work and talents have been written of and shown by various local, national and international media outlets including:


Anchorage Daily New KTUU


Outside Magazine


Italian National TV


National Geographic





Dedication and Commitment

Since 1980, we have worked with and assisted our clients in reaching their goals and objectives, and completing their expeditions and projects on time and within their budgets.  We view the working relationship with our clients as a supportive, collaborative partnership.  We offer practical alternatives and solutions based on our years of real world experience organizing and managing small and large projects throughout the arctic.

Some of Our Clients

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science, Florentine Films
  • Pole of Hope Foundation
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • Discovery Channel
  • National Park Service
  • Reeve Aleutian Airways
  • BMW of Germany
  • Alaska Health Resources
  • University of Alaska
  • National Geographic Society
  • American Lung Assoc
  • The Northern Forum
  • Trekking International
  • World Trade Center Aeroflot
  • Alaska Airlines State of Alaska
  • BBC
  • FAA

What Our Clients Are Saying

“…please accept my congratulations for the spirit exhibited by you and the entire delegation and crew throughout the trip.”

Walter J. Hickel

Governor, State of Alaska

“The whole Alaska experience was wonderful… Having Daniel explain the Inupiat history, customs and traditions while touring us around was the highpoint of stay.”

Tom & Judy Wright

Albuquerque New Mexico