Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), some of the events, tours and attractions listed on the website may be cancelled or closed until further notice. For more information, see travel advice from our territory's health department and Destination Canada.

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While you stay safe, we'll stay Spectacular

Stay safe, stay healthy, and visit the spectacular NWT when the time is right.
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21 Record-Breaking Things in the Northwest Territories that Will Always Be Here to Experience

A list of the greatest wildlife, waterfalls, water bodies and more to see on your next visit to the Northwest Territories.
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Dreaming of the Nahanni

5 ways that Nahanni National Park Reserve will blow your mind when it opens back up to visitors.
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Wondrous wildlife worth waiting for

Where to watch 13 of the most iconic, awe-inspiring creatures in the Northwest Territories.
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When the time is right, here’s your guide to RVing in the Northwest Territories

Here’s a handy Q&A to get you up to speed about RVing in the Northwest Territories for a road trip up the Dempster Highway or any of the other NWT highways when travel restrictions are lifted.
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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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Is the Northwest Territories on your must-see list? Order or download our free Explorers' Guide to plan your trip of a lifetime.