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The NWT is open to leisure travel. See information on COVID-19 travel guidelines

What to Do

What to Do

Choose a Magical Northern Adventure

The Northwest Territories specializes in unique journeys of mind, body and spirit, all year round. We invite you to share this spectacular world and all of its wonders. There's no better place to experience the power and mystery of the Aurora Borealis. The world's greatest fish stories begin here in lakes that are among the planet's biggest and cleanest. Paddling, rafting and cruising provide an up-close look at this epic land. Dozens of eager dog teams are waiting to whisk you over ice roads and along bush trails. And while in the Northwest Territories meet Northern people and learn firsthand about Indigenous cultures, uniquely vibrant in this Northern world.

Indigenous Experiences under the Northern Lights Aurora

Authentic Indigenous Experiences offered by Indigenous owned and operated businesses who are members of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada.

Teepees and Northern Lights at Aurora Village Yellowknife

Come for the lights. Leave enlightened.

dempster highway roadtrip

Choose a highway and start cruising

person holding fish on their fishing day trip

The biggest fish in the purest waters

Paddling on the lakes in the Northwest Territories in the summer

Travel along the North's water roads and highways

snowmobile tour in inuvik tundra north

Learn from those who know

hunting in the barrenlands

Legendary hunts in a bountiful land

Get our Free Spectacular Guide

Is the Northwest Territories on your must-see list? Order or download our free Spectacular Guide to plan your trip of a lifetime.