Why NWT?

Travel today is about embracing experiences that enrich the soul. In the Northwest Territories we specialize in unique journeys of mind, body and spirit. We offer a variety of original and stimulating activities for today’s discerning travellers.  This dramatic land is an unrivalled outdoor playground featuring extraordinary attractions, seasoned operators and a wide range of travel options.

This website is an introduction to some of our most attractive packages, updated regularly. We invite you to explore our offerings, sign in, and contact a sales representative in your area. Let us assist you to develop an exceptional travel experience for your most adventurous and discerning clients.

Explore Our Regions

Explore Our Regions

The Northwest Territories has a range of landscapes and seascapes befitting an entire continent. Choose from:

  • Western Arctic - the Arctic Coast and the Mackenzie Delta;
  • Sahtu - the mountains, the Mackenzie River and Great Bear Lake;
  • Dehcho – Nahanni and the southern highway network;
  • South Slave – Great Slave Lake, waterfalls and Wood Buffalo National Park;
  • North Slave – home to Yellowknife, capital of the Northwest Territories.


How to Get Here

The Northwest Territories is just a few hours by air from almost anywhere in the world. Daily jet service from Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta, whisks you to Yellowknife in under two hours. Our scenic highways offer wilderness, campgrounds, picnic spots, roadside attractions and vehicle services. Vehicle and RV rentals are available in major centres, and our visitor centres can provide helpful guidance and up to date touring information.



How We Can Help You

Northwest Territories Tourism is the destination marketing organization for the Northwest Territories. We offer:

  • Familiarization tours;
  • Itinerary Planning;
  • Maps, posters, tour planner and other collateral;
  • Online self-serve photo and video library, with high-res images and HD video;
    To help you package and promote your tour selections.

Detailed information is available on the packages outlined here as well as for  facilities and events. We can also provide direct introductions to operators who can best meet your needs.