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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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18 Day Mountain River Canoe TripCanoe North Ad… Thu, 07/09/2020 - 10:59

With six stunning canyons, the Mountain River is considered the most coveted whitewater canoe trip in Canada by seasoned river-guides. Its remote setting and big, fun whitewater with jaw-dropping mountain scenery will thrill you right to the confluence with the Mackenzie River.

 

Enjoy the traditional look of the teepee under the dancing Aurora in a more personal, private setting! All tours are a smaller group size with limited seating each night, so book early! Enjoy the warm crackling fire while sitting comfortably inside our teepees and listening to stories about our Ancestors by our Indigenous guides.

On our tour we’ll be paddling the upper part of the Thelon River, the largest river in the Barren Lands and easily the most magnificent. The Thelon is, without question, the most remote and the most pristine wilderness river of any considerable size left in North America. There are eight rapids along our route but no portages at all. Our entire route is on the tundra, south of the Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary, and is one of the most remote places left in the world.

Our guided Eileen River/Sled Creek canoe adventure offers exclusive access to one of the best wilderness wildlife trips in the Northwest Territories!

This is our top trip for spectacular campsites and world-class hiking opportunities in a very remote tundra wilderness. Our canoe trip lies a short distance past the treeline (edge of the forest) in the Barren Lands, west of the Thelon River headwaters.

Sundog Adventures is offering aurora photography workshops every Tuesday and Friday evening, led by Yellowknife photographers, Bill Braden, Martin Male and Lenora Barrett.

You will learn:

  • The legends and science of the aurora,
  • Essential camera settings,
  • Composing and light painting,
  • Overviews of time lapse and processing images.

The workshop costs $75 per person and includes:

Eco Tourism and BirdingAylmer Lake Lodge Wed, 09/04/2019 - 09:19

Aylmer Lake Lodge explodes with bird life. Arctic Peregrines, Sandpipers, Red Throated Loons, Parasitic Jaegers, Bald Eagles, Golden Eagles, Geese, Ducks, Yellow Billed Loons, and the list goes on the birds seem to be everywhere. Watch Loons running across the water. See the adult birds pushing their young out of the nest and chasing them back up to the nest to strengthen them for long journeys.

If you always wanted to know how it feels to be an Arctic explorer, this is your chance to test the ice! This isn’t an ordinary road trip. Driving up to the edge of the continent is an adventure second to none. The Dempster Highway is the only road in Canada that crosses the Arctic Circle. Experience the awesome beauty of a northern mountain wilderness.

This is the ultimate Arctic experience! During this guided self‐drive trip, you will drive the famous Dempster Highway all the way to the Arctic, plus you'll drive up to the Arctic Ocean to Tuktoyaktuk on the northernmost road in Canada. On your way north, as you cross the Arctic Circle, you will see pristine snow covered mountain ranges and Northern Lights dancing over the vast arctic tundra. Discover how it feels to drive your own 4x4 SUV on the only road in Canada that crosses the Arctic Circle. Joining this road trip during the Arctic winter is an once‐in‐a‐lifetime experience.

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