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Northern Frontier Visitors Center

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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 am
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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Thank you jessica

We found everyone working at the centre very helpful. A young woman by the name of Jessica went out of her way to help us organize the rest of our trip. Thank you Jessica. Pohney... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Richard R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We found everyone working at the centre very helpful. A young woman by the name of Jessica went out of her way to help us organize the rest of our trip. Thank you Jessica. Pohney and Richard

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Courtenay, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

friendly staff, good information and available wifi, what more could you want from a visitors centre?

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Thank Siralec57
NFVCStaff, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for complimenting our informative and friendly services. And of course, as you mentioned we also provide free WiFi as well as free computer access and local telephone calls. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time in Yellowknife! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, cute free lapel pin given for visiting. Lovely gifts, locally made crafts, kids' things etc. Great displays of information in nice setting

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NFVCStaff, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Excellent information is our specialty! We also provide a diverse assortment of complimentary services including an authentic local traditional retail giftshop. More 

Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for any traveler to YK. This place has displays, a large craft and souvenir shop, and a staff that is friendly and very knowledgeable. We were also super happy to be able to use the excellent WiFi.

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Thank MDO44
NFVCStaff, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Hello, It is always our pleasure to provide each and every guest with an unforgettable experience. Our knowledgeable professional team are capable of providing a diverse assortment or services to travelers of all types. Thank you for complimenting our gift shop and WiFi! More 

Whitby, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jessica was awesome in helping set up tours. She recommended Sean and he was amazing. He did a small tour to see the aurora. Breathtaking.

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1 Thank kakianne
NFVCStaff, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Thank you for complimenting our services and sharing your wonderful experience with others on Trip Advisor! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experiences with Sean and Jessica! It is our pleasure to serve you. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This should be a must stop on Yellowknife. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will get you where you need to go in the city and can help you plan out your time in the great white North. They also have free city bikes! Which has to be, hands down, the best way to explore the city. I spent the whole... More 

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NFVCStaff, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Thank you for making us you first stop! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our free bike rental service, it is indeed an excellent way to explore Yellowknife! Thank you for visiting Yellowknife, it is our pleasure to serve you. More 

Coventry, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jessica and Liam could not have been more helpful as I got my bearings in this amazing, far-flung (to my mind!) area. I returned to the Center three times over the course of a one-week stay; the Center's many practical services and the courteous, intelligent staff helped me minimize time-wasting disorientation and maximize discovery, engagement and pure enjoyment of Yellowknife... More 

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NFVCStaff, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for complimenting our wide range of visitor services. It is our pleasure to have guests return multiple times throughout their stay in Yellowknife. We strive to provide each and every visitor with the best possible guest experience! Liam and Jessica are committed tourism professionals who are passionate about assisting our valued visitors in whatever way they can!... More 

United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were inquiring how to find some locations of the 10 best hikes that we had read about off of the Ingram trail but could not find the entrance to some as they are not always marked.

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Thank evelynkingwell
NFVCStaff, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you so thoroughly enjoyed Yellowknife's many wonderful hiking trails. Thank you for taking the time to compliment Jessica's service and the Northern Frontier Visitors Association. It is our pleasure to serve you. More 

Alberta, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the center to get an overview of the city. Jessica was very helpful. She told us about the restaurant "Elke on 47th". It was great! Then she helped us decided on what other sites to see. We were also given a sample of Birch Syrup on ice cream. YUM! All and all a great experience.

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Thank dmtkijiji
NFVCStaff, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful review with others on Trip Advisor! We are pleased to hear you had the opportunity to experience such a diverse assortment of memorable northern experiences! As always, it is our pleasure to provide each and every visitor with the best possible guest experience. More 

Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Yellowknife as a last minute vacation- not sure what to do to keep busy. Make sure to visit Jessica and Liam at the Visitors Centre and they will definitely lead you in the right direction! They recommended many activities to us and keep our weekend fun packed. Thanks for the information guys- we will be back! See... More 

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NFVCStaff, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! It is our pleasure to serve you. More 

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