North Slave

The North Slave is a place of opposites: 

A vast lake and the rock-ribbed shield. Dense boreal forests and the wide-open Barrenlands. Ultra-modern industries and lifeways older than history.

Here you’ll find the fabled East Arm of Great Slave, home to plunging shore cliffs, profound blue depths, supersized sportfish and celebrated wilderness lodges – all soon to be protected as Thaidene Nene National Park. Also in the North Slave: legendary paddling rivers like the Thelon, their banks patrolled by caribou and muskoxen; the North Arm of Great Slave, with sparkling Caribbean waters and feisty pike; and the frozen highways to Canada’s first diamond mines, made famous on Ice Road Truckers.     

Finally, the North Slave is the home of the Tłįchǫ, the Chipewyan and Yellowknives Dene. Dwelling in six deeply traditional communities, there’s no better place to immerse yourself in the calm, rooted culture of the North.   

 

Our Stories

Intriguing tales from Canada's Northwest Territories

Hooking a Great Slave trout is even easier than you thought. The secret? Just stand up....

Up here, they’re just a bit different

Talking to Swedish wildman who built a fishing paradise on Great Slave Lake.

Five myths about the Northern Lights, debunked.

When the going gets rough, waddaya do? You travel like a true Northerner. 

Package includes three nights accommodation in our queen guest room plus seating for two of our highly acclaimed Aurora tours. Our tours are about four hours in length. We use the latest satellite images to determine the best direction to go and will...

Your adventure begins in Yellowknife where you will enjoy two days of exploration and photo-shooting before flying over 200 miles north to Point Lake for a five night stay at Peterson’s Point Lake Lodge. Each day you will explore the Arctic landscape with our team...

Rent  warm clothing so you can enjoy your time outdoors - view the aurora and participate in winter activities in comfort. Our winter clothing rentals provide you with the best defense against the cold. We have you covered from head to toe!  We...

Experience one of our most extreme winter adventures! This winter adventure will test your inner strength and will definitely test your will to survive in the winter wilderness! Temperatures can get very dangerous, dropping down into the -40C’s! Man and machine vs...

Explore, experience and enjoy Indigenous culture and the scenic East Arm of the Great Slave Lake, one of the largest lakes in the world! This tour offers you a truly genuine Indigenous culture experience while enjoying the wonderful, breathtaking landscape of northern...