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Things to do in Northwest Territories with kids

The Northwest Territories are a place that isn’t often thought of straight away when it comes to kids adventures in Canada, but it should be! It’s so spectacular, with PLENTY of incredible things to do with kids!

The amazing outdoors is the front runner of amazing places to take the kids. Companies such as Arctic Adventure Tours and Arctic Nature Tours are a great way to take the family out and experience the wilderness (including fun activities like dog sledding!)

Where will you be heading to?  Take your pick! National Parks are a plenty, from Ivvavik - the first national park to be created, to Aulavik with it’s rivers, rolling hills, badlands and water activities. Tuktut Nogair National Park is a brilliant location to spot the amazing wildlife, from wolves, grizzly bears, and muskoxen.

The NWT of course has it’s cities and towns, where kids can enjoy the culture at centers like the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage center, with fascinating collections of historic clothing and hunting tools!

A once in a lifetime experience and certainly a place that the kids will never forget!

Explore the heritage of the Northwest Territories with collections include paintings, sculptures, clothing, hunting and working tools, geological samples and more!

Half day, full day and longer trips in the Northern Territories, including fishing, hiking, bird watching, and those famous northern lights!

Explore the unique flora and fauna with Arctic Nature Tours.

This is the first national park in Canada to be created as a result of an aboriginal land claim agreement. The park protects a portion of the calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd and represents the Northern Yukon and Mackenzie Delta natural ....

Offering the adventurous visitor a wilderness experience. A key feature of the park is the Naha Dehé (South Nahanni River). Four great canyons line this spectacular whitewater river. The park's sulphur hotsprings, mountain ranges, and forests are hom....

This remote park is located 170 kilometres north of the arctic circle and is home to the Bluenose West caribou herd, wolves, grizzly bears, muskoxen, arctic char, and a high density of raptors. The

Amazing adventure tours from Inuvik, from snowmobiling, husky kennel tours, and dogsledding!

Incredible tours in Yellowknife! Running all year round, kids can enjoy tours ranging from the northern lights to dog sledding.

Explore a stunning building of importance in Yellowknife, with free guided tours over summer, and history to learn!

Introduce kids to live theatre with a range of productions, as well as workshops and events! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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