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The best Northern Lights ribbon across the sky in a picturesque part of the Northwest Territories

12 Unforgettable Months in the Wild, Wide-Open and Wonderful NWT

Amazing green Northern Lights illuminate the night sky over a lake in the NWT

Big city lights: experience the world's best Aurora

A man plays violin for other guests at an Arctic fishing lodge

Where nice comes with the territory: Violin Concerto in the Unlikeliest of Places

A person ice fishing out on a frozen lake in the NWT

How to go ice fishing

A snow machine sits by a tent for Northern ice fishing on a lake near Yellowknife

Fall in love with ice fishing with Yellowknife Sportfishing Adventures

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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


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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