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Address: #4, 4807-49th Street | Located Across From Explorer Hotel, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3T5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 867-873-4262
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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We are the Visitor Information for Yellowknife and our immediate...

We are the Visitor Information for Yellowknife and our immediate surrounding communities. We recommend you visit us at the beginning of your trip. We are prepared to counsel on all that our beautiful city has to offer. In the summer months June through September we offer free bikes, they are lent out on a first come basis. All visitors, are encouraged to sign our guest book and we offer a free Welcome to Yellowknife Pin. We also sell a certificate which states you have crossed the 60th parallel. We also boast a unique and eclectic retail gift shop showcasing the fine art and craftsmanship of our community! We are experts on Aurora forecasting and space weather prediction and we are here to ensure your Aurora experience is truly breathtaking! We welcome you to our centre.

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Good place to start with friendly and helpful staff

It is a good place to get a general idea of the activities you can do in Yelloknife. Jessica was really nice and helpful to us and explained everything clearly. Must visit place... read more

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Erandio, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a good place to get a general idea of the activities you can do in Yelloknife. Jessica was really nice and helpful to us and explained everything clearly. Must visit place if you travel to Northern Territories1

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Your advice really help us to know the best of Yellowknife. I hope today we'll to see Northern Lights.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went in to the Visitor's Center three different times. The people at the counter helped us with where to go see the Aurora lights and other information. Every time, we were greeted cheerfully and they were very knowledgable. They gave us free Yellowknife pins, and answered every question completely. The gift shop is nice, albeit pricey, but they have... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped into Northern Frontier Visitors Center twice during my week long stay earlier this month - in the beginning and the end. Both times, Jessica and Jordan were super helpful in recommending activities around YK as well as fun, appropriate activities for a gal in her 20s. There were other employees too and everyone was just incredibly personable, approachable,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We run in to a lot of trouble coming here to Yellowknife like our entire trip getting rebooked due to weather condition in California that created a domino effect on our entire connecting fights so instead of staying in Yellowknife for 4 days. We only had 2 days. The Airline sent our luggage and infant car seat to a different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free gifts, parking pass, and all the information what you need for your stay. They have pretty much everything ready for you. Awesome staffs! Thanks Tylor!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People said that October is a bad time to see the northern lights (some said 1% chance to see the lights in October at Yellowknife). However with Jordan and Jess's advice, with a rabbit's feet souvenir as a good luck, we saw the northern lights as a G1 magnetic storm that night! Thanks you so so much for the advice... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You should go here when you first arrive in Yellow. They have plenty information (tours, activities, etc.) and give free Yellowknife pin for each visitor. You can also use telephone free to make local calls. Well done and keep it up NWT Visitor Center !

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Staff was extremely friendly, explained the main highlights (Lights, hints on when to visit museums, great ideas for taking pictures) In addition, told us about the "free parking" tag the City (through the Visitor Centre) provide tourists. Great info.....Jessica was amazing and welcoming with such a warm smile.

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Parkhill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Very helpful staff. Lots to look at and buy. Close to downtown and easy to walk to. Bought some lovely items made locally.

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