Caves and Mines in Nunavut with kids

Who said family fun had to be ABOVE ground! If you are looking for pretty awesome things to do with kids in Nunavut, then let’s dig deep…literally!

Underground adventures are so much fun with children. It’s an experience that will introduce them to some of the most incredible wonders on earth, and formations they have never seen before.

Some underground experiences are perfect for family members of all ages and ability, but some require more active families as there are often steps involved.  Whatever you choose in Nunavut, you will experience something magical.

Underground experiences require you to join a tour, which is perfect for kids to learn all the fun facts about what they are seeing as they make their through the earth.  Sounds super fun!

Why have an above ground adventure in Nunavut…when you can go UNDERGROUND! An exciting family day out for all!

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  • Arctic Kingdom

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    Iqaluit

    offers a high class range of guided and tailored expeditions focussing on wildlife and iconic regional activities. Fantastic range.

  • Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum

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    Iqaluit

    Explore regional collections of historic ceramics, porcelain and pottery plus stone, bone and ivory carvings, as well as textiles and tapestries, plus period costumes and multi media exhibits.

  • Unikkaarvik Visitor Centre

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    Iqaluit

    You can not only pick up tourist advice and information here to help plan your trip but also visit a series of educational presentations, plus an introduction to the archaeological features of the ...

  • Auyuittuq National Park

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    Pangnirtung

    Sweeping glaciers and polar sea ice meet jagged granite mountains in Auyuittuq National Park, where families can enjoy scenic hiking and skiing.

  • Wood Buffalo National Park

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    Fort Smith

    As part of Canada's system of national parks and national historic sites, Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada is our country's largest national park and one of the largest in the world. It protects ...

  • Quttinirpaaq National Park

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    Iqaluit

    During the brief arctic summer on Quttinirpaaq, the sun remains high in the sky bathing the land in continuous daylight. There is no darkness to mark the passage of time telling you when to sleep and ...

  • Sirmilik National Park

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    Pond Inlet

    Comprising 3 varying land areas for a glorious mix of terrain and activities including hiking and camping, boating and bird watching.

  • Ukkusiksalik National Park

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    Repulse Bay

    Named after the soapstone found within its boundaries, the park includes 20 500 km2 of eskers, mudflats, cliffs, rolling tundra banks and unique coastal regions. Over 500 archaeological sites have ...

  • Katannilik Territorial Park

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    Baffin

    A truly stunning Canadian outdoor experience for the active and adventurous family, in one of the most remote and spectacular parts of Canada.

  • Legislative Assembly of Nunavut

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    Iqaluit

    Families with older kids are welcome to sit in the public galleries to observe any Legislative Chamber proceedings, plus free tours are available by arrangement.