Visitor Guides


Welcome to Iqaluit, Nunavut

Nestled at the northern end of Frobisher Bay on Baffin Island, you’ll find a young, dynamic city steeped in deep-rooted Inuit culture. Welcome to Iqaluit, Canada’s youngest and smallest city, with a population of approximately 7,740. A traditional fishing location used by the Inuit for thousands of years, today Iqaluit offers visitors the opportunity to witness traditional Arctic life alongside the conveniences of a southern centre. You’ll be immersed in a culture like no other.


Welcome to Kitikmeot, Nunavut

The stunning Kitikmeot High Arctic, with all its pristine vistas, is a sight you don’t want to miss. Whatever the season, you’ll find there’s never a lack of opportunities to discover the region. Cruise ships sail July to August, exploring the Northwest Passage, Franklin  Expedition sites, the majestic wildlife and ancient ruins that trace back for generations. “Nuna” translates as “our-land.” With some of the largest wetlands in the mid-Arctic and expansive caribou calving grounds, you’ll love the sights and sounds of wildlife as they roam free in their natural habitats.


Welcome to Kivalliq, Nunavut

Welcome to an ancient land, where the culture can be traced back to about 500 BC – a place where wildlife outnumbers people and adventure knows no limits.
Each of the region’s seven communities can offer you a unique experience, and you’ll find the stark beauty of the immense landscape is matched by the warmth of the people who live here.
You’ll go back in time as you visit ancient archaeological sites and witness polar bears, grizzly bears, and muskoxen roaming freely. The region encompasses the western shore of Hudson Bay and both Southampton and Coats Islands, and has a typical Arctic climate with long, dark winters and short, cool summers. Most of the communities in the Kivalliq are located below the Arctic Circle, meaning the light cycle here is less pronounced than in the rest of Nunavut.