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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 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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Like the free WiFi. We did not spend a lot of time here because we already had plans. They have an extensive gift shop, but a bit pricey we thought.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Like the free WiFi. We did not spend a lot of time here because we already had plans. They have an extensive gift shop, but a bit pricey we thought.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

At the visitor center, we were helped by Jessica. She was awesome and provided us with lots of information that we didn't know. Including information about parking stickers for the city of Yellowknife, available tours, and general information etc. She was pleasant and helpful.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place! Surprised that it is actually privately owned. This should be the first stop for any first time tourist to Yellowknife. There were lots of tourist there, but the staffs were very nice and helpful. Jessica gave me suggestions of where to visit, where to eat, and how I could best use my time. She marked up an extremely... More 

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Shorewood, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you visit Yellowknife, it is a must to stop in at the Northern Frontier Visitors Center for information about the local attractions and amenities. Jessica at the front desk was a tremendous help. One of the many things that she did for us was to make some phone calls to help us find a local in Edzo who could... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed this Visitor Center. There is a souvenir shop and an exposition with loads of information. The staff is really helpful as well. Worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very knowledgeable and helpful staff who go it of their way to suggest additional options. There is also a good variety of tourist souvenirs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nice place. A lot of souvenir items, reasonably priced. Informations about Yellowknife --- what to do, where to go are available. Staff are helpful, too.

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St. Andrews, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit, the people are very friendly and informative. Jessica gave us great information on what to see, where to eat, and how to get around town, gave us a pass for free parking downtown as we were visitors to the area. The visitors center is the first place you need to go when in Yellowknife.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Signage could be a bit better but once you find it you'll keep going back. Staff is extremely knowledgeable about things to do, places to eat, etc. Gift shop has a wide range of gifts/art done by local artisans..variety of prices. Free wifi and internet access. Clean restrooms. In a 6 day visit we went by every day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Useful info available. I was impressed by a front desk staff Jessica who sincerely explained what to do, where to eat to us, and gave us the souvenirs. A must-go spot if you visit Yellowknief.

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