Welcome to Destination Nunavut

The Spirit of the Arctic

Nunavummiut Take Part in Tourism

Nunavut’s vast area of land offers many opportunities for us to explore and discover our beautiful territory.

We have the benefit of living in one of the most spectacular regions of Canada. As Nunavummiut, we continue to discover not only the beauty of our land and wildlife, but also our culture, heritage and hospitality. From community to community, this is our opportunity to showcase the spirit of the Arctic.

About Destination Nunavut

Destination Nunavut is the Government of Nunavut’s tourism promotion and development arm. Tourism is an important component of Nunavut’s economy, and the Government is committed to investing and growing this sector.

The Government of Nunavut has created and is managing a tourism development strategy that focuses on attracting visitors to our world-class destination.

We are well positioned to increase capacity and growth in our tourism sector. Our research and expertise provides us an opportunity to work alongside businesses, community groups, non-governmental organizations, and associations, that support growth and job opportunities throughout the territory.

Community Guides

The Kivalliq Region

Home to millions of caribou and thousands of polar bears, the Kivalliq Region will provide you with an Arctic experience that is second to none. It is here that you will find the great expanse of the Arctic tundra - rolling hills that stretch from horizon to horizon - this is also a home for some of Nunavut’s largest lakes and rivers, providing you with not only an amazing wildlife experience, but unparalleled paddling, hunting and fishing as well.

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The Kitikmeot Region

The Kitikmeot spans the northern mainland of Canada to the mythical heart of the Northwest Passage and is a crossroads of the Arctic - bringing together an amazing array of ecosystems and cultures. The most western region of the Territory, the Kitikmeot communities are abundant in wildlife.

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The Baffin Region

The Baffin Region of Nunavut is as diverse as it is iconic. Stretching from Sanikiluaq in the southern waters of Hudson’s Bay to the tip of Ellesmere Island, there is much to explore in this incredible area.

Iqalugaarjuup Nunanga Territorial Park
225.81785944890302
389.35356688449855
Katannilik Territorial Park
423.30814809316144
332.4146202721566
Coppermine Heritage River
32.67023035444312
284.6484048263104
Auyuittuq National Park
409.4257558330778
243.06807309281265
Kekerten Territorial Park
428.4
271.5
Kugluk (Bloody Falls) Territorial Park
33.784840708013625
285.0539565424253
Mallikjuaq Territorial Park
354.67493431975055
333.2629172922539
Ovayok Territorial Park
118.16924920995461
268.6240862042471
Qaummaarviit Territorial Park
427.29939406215976
317.75217732700503
Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park
424.5719219145555
316.8283561157197
Fossil Creek Trail
300.8902212010906
350.73587573969854
Quttinirpaaq National Park
239.72530864197535
16.266975308642003
Sirmilik National Park
262.78395061728395
177.15740740740742
Ukkusiksalik National Park
246.9155594186152
327.5340869735907
Kazan Heritage River
192.7485109030212
356.9320301320196

Start exploring

Discover what Nunavut’s communities have to offer. Nunavut is divided into three unique regions from east to west:

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How can Nunavummiut take part in tourism?

Tourism offers business opportunities for Nunavummiut to consider and the Government of Nunavut wants to support local businesses to build a thriving tourism sector. Funding programs are available to help you start up or expand your tourism business.

Learn more