Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) the NWT borders are closed to all non-essential travel. For more information, see border information from the Government of the Northwest Territories at:
https://www.gov.nt.ca/covid-19/en/services/travel-moving-around/nwt-border-information.

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WHERE NICE COMES WITH THE TERRITORY: REUNITING CHARLES WITH HIS BEST FRIEND

An old photograph of a man with a husky puppy

WHERE NICE COMES WITH THE TERRITORY: ONE LAST GUIDED JOURNEY ON THE BARRENLANDS

a tundra swan swoop across a lake

WHERE NICE COMES WITH THE TERRITORY: A GOOD GUIDE IS READY FOR ANYTHING

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WHERE NICE COMES WITH THE TERRITORY: KHOAN PHAM’S SPECTACULAR JOURNEY

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Couple paddling in canoe on the Mackenzie River

Explore the ancient Northern waterways

Whether you're an experienced wilderness canoe tripper, or just wanting to putter around the shore of a stunning Canadian Shield lake, the NWT is a paddler's paradise

A quiet stretch of the Broken Skull River in Naats'ihch'oh National Park Reserve

Surround yourself in the wildest wilderness

The national parks of the Northwest Territories are home to sacred mountains, world-famous rivers, bucket-level adventures and unspeakable beauty

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Northwest Territories Tourism is a not for profit organization, responsible to over 200 tourism business members in the Northwest Territories. We are the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the NWT tasked with marketing Northwest Territories Tourism (NWTT) products. NWTT promotes tourism product locally, nationally and internationally.

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