Getting To Know Our Spectacular Destination
The Northwest Territories is an iconic travel destination located in Canada's north. The territory is made up of a unique series of vast landscapes featuring an array of activities and experiences that will invigorate your mind, body, and spirit. Our seasoned tour operators will guide you through this unrivalled playground, providing your clients with access to extraordinary attractions and a wide range of travel options.
Five Regions. Endless Experiences
The Northwest Territories is made up of five distinct regions.
The Western Arctic (also known as the Beaufort Delta) is the northern most region in the territory. Travel highlights in the region include the Dempster Highway, and the Inuvik - Tuktoyaktuk Highway, the Mackenzie River, the Arctic coast, the Mackenzie Delta and the world's largest Pingo. The region is a popular destination in both the summer and winter, with a variety of festivals, events and cultural activities offered throughout the year.
The Sahtu is located directly south of the Western Arctic region. The area is a popular canoeing destination among avid paddlers, with world class rapids and rivers. Regional attractions include the Mackenzie Mountains, the Mackenzie River and its tributaries the Keele and Mountain Rivers, Great Bear Lake, and the Canol Heritage Trail.
The Dehcho region is located in the southwestern region of the NWT. This region is popular for canoeing and river rafting trips. The region is home to Nahanni National Park (one of the first locations in the world to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Several Territorial parks including Blackstone and Sambaa Deh provide the perfect resting places for road trippers exploring along the rustic Liard trail.
The South Slave region straddles the NWT border with Alberta. The region is known for its breathtaking waterfalls and abundance of wildlife. It is home to Wood Buffalo National Park - the largest National Park in Canada - and the Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary. Its extensive road system featuring quaint communities and numerous territorial parks provides the perfect opportunity for self-guided discoveries of the region.
The North Slave region is home to Yellowknife and is the primary hub for visitors travelling into and within the NWT via air. Regional attractions include Great Slave Lake and Thaidene Nene (Canada's newest National Park Reserve) The region is a popular sport fishing destination in the summer and attracts thousands of visitors for Aurora viewing during the fall and winter seasons.