NWT is a vast area made up of several different
geographic regions. Depending on your interests
and the timeframe we’ll plan an itinerary to suit.
Distances between destinations can be great
and often inaccessible by road and so itineraries
may include internal flights. A short description
of the regions is shown below to help with your
planning. Please call to discuss your plans.
Capital of NWT population 20000 -Friendly,
informal, bursting with energy: Consider just a few
of its attractions: Great Slave Lake outside its front
door. The planet’s most exciting views of the Aurora
Borealis and the alluring glitter of Northwest
Wood Bison and waterfalls symbols of An awesome land
Discover the sweeping spectacle of the southern
NWT - Boreal forest meets the open plains that
stretch up from Alberta, and rivers speeding north
carve dramatic waterfalls. This part of the NWT
has the mildest climate, a bonus for the paddlers,
peddlers, walkers and nature-lovers who drive or fly
here for fresh air fun.
The Western Mountains raw nature in high relief.
Where the Rockies become the mythic Mackenzie
Mountains. Mighty rivers dive through dramatic
valleys. It‘s here you’ll find Nahanni National Park.
Let yourself get swept away by The Mackenzie River
The Mackenzie has sustained indigenous cultures
and inspired explorers for centuries. Relax, - just go
with the flow as heart-soaring landscapes drift past.
This is the unplugged natural world as you’ve never
seen it overflowing with intriguing sights, sounds
and a unique sense of history.
Welcome to the world’s biggest, Wildest Water Park
Great Slave Lake: Water, wildlife and bathed in
constant summer light, dazzling Great Slave Lake’s
expansive waters invite you to fish, sail, kayak,
canoe, windsurf. You can escape on your own, or
you can travel with experienced Northerners who
know the big lake by heart.
Ultimate North - Legendary lure of the arctic
Feel the mythic power of this land as you travel the
NWT’s Arctic Coast and Islands. Paddle Canada’s
most northerly navigable river, the Thomsen. Sight
a polar bear in his natural home. Count caribou
in their tireless migration to calving grounds near
the Arctic Coast. Learn firsthand about it’s wildlife,
history and vibrant Aboriginal cultures.
Get out and roam in rugged Shield Country
Imposing rock ridges, forest-clad shores and
thousands of pristine lakes and rivers. Adventure
here can be as mild or wild as you want. This is
the bulky chunk of the Northwest Territories it’s
unfettered and unspoiled.
The Barrenlands waking up to the morning of the world
It’s 2:00 a.m. and you’re sleeping soundly after an
epic day of paddling on the remote Coppermine
River. Suddenly you’re wakened by a shout:
The caribou are here! You scramble out of your
tent, eager to witness one of the most amazing
spectacles in all of Nature.