What can you do in the wonderful Northwest Territories? Paddle wild rivers, ride with reindeer on a snowmobile, watch the amazing Aurora in Canada and best Northern Lights on the planet, or take an authentic Indigenous tour.

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Take a tour of the Northwest Territories without leaving your home

Do you dream of paddling placid waters at midnight in a mountain lodge paradise you have all to yourself? Or exploring Canada's most unique neighbourhood—Yellowknife's Houseboat Bay—by canoe? How about riding along in a snowmobile, miles above the Arctic Circle, with Canada's only reindeer herd, and then taking a break at night to watch the magical Northern Lights dance in the black sky above you?

Take a virtual tour of the Spectacular Northwest Territories and marvel at massive roadside bison, witness the truly awesome Virginia Falls in Nahanni National Park Reserve, and feel the timeless beat of Inuvialuit drumming from inside an authentic igloo. Here's your chance to start dreaming of all that awaits you in this wild, wide-open and wonderful place.

Interactive Tours

Explore The Explorer Hotel: Northern Hospitality Epitomized

Fine dining, central location, Aurora-viewing suites: The Explorer Hotel in downtown Yellowknife has it all. Take an interactive tour of this premier northern hotel, view its refined lounge and dining areas, its clean and spacious rooms and the giant polar bear in its lobby!

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Be Our Guest At The Chateau Nova Hotel: Everything You Need

This full-service Yellowknife hotel and conference centre is stocked with luxury amenities, from a fitness centre and sauna to the delectable meals at the Quarry Restaurant and Lounge. Before you check in, check out this interactive tour to see everything the Chateau Nova has to offer.

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Look Up At Aurora Village: Watch The Lights Dance Overhead

World-class Aurora viewing, and amazing outdoor experiences are all waiting for you at Aurora Village, just a short ride outside of Yellowknife. Wander through our interactive tour and see for yourself this colourful destination's tipi village, cozy lodge and aurora-viewing platforms.

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Wonderfully wild winter experiences in Canada’s Arctic

Play traditional games in an authentic igloo to the beat of Inuvialuit drumming, ride with migrating reindeer herds and marvel at the world’s greatest light show—the Northern Lights—in the best place on the planet to see them.

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Fly into Yellowknife and explore it by dogsled

Get a bird’s eye view of the thriving NWT capital city on a winter helicopter tour and then wind and weave through the boreal forest pathways behind a team of enthusiastic sled dogs. Hop on a fat-bike for an ice road adventure through a pristine Northern landscape.

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Houseboats, bison and towering cliffs: summer sightseeing in the NWT

There’s so much to see and do in the Northwest Territories. In summer, paddle around the quirkiest neighbourhood in Canada in Yellowknife’s Old Town, marvel at the gigantic bison that roam our highways and be awed by the majestic cliffs in the East Arm of Great Slave Lake.

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Endless fun under the midnight sun in Nahanni

Bask in calm as you paddle the glassy waters of Little Doctor Lake. Watch Canada’s Grand Canyon unfurl below you, on a flightseeing trip through the Nahanni National Park Reserve. And then hike to the top of Virginia Falls, twice as high as Niagara, and feel the power of this remote wonder.

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