Welcome to the Town of Inuvik Website!

Land of the Midnight Sun and Gateway to the Beaufort-Delta, we look forward to having you make Inuvik a part of your Arctic adventure. Located 2 degrees above the Arctic Circle on the scenic Mackenzie River and Delta, Inuvik offers you a wide range of services and experiences to make your visit, whether for business or pleasure, enjoyable and memorable. Inuvik (place of people) is the homeland of the Inuvialuit and Gwich’in peoples as well as the residence for a wide variety of other people and cultures.

A place of rich diversity, Inuvik is located on the Mackenzie Delta – Canada’s largest fresh water delta, close to the Arctic Ocean, with a spectacular view of the Richardson Mountains. Inuvik is nestled between the treeless tundra and the northern boreal forest, and overlooks the incredible maze of lakes and streams of the Delta. Whether you are looking for northern arts and culture, remote rivers and wilderness, a chance to see arctic wildlife, a place to do business, or just the occasion to relax and enjoy the midnight sun – Inuvik is your destination. Inuvik has a lot to offer and is also the gateway to other northern communities and adventures.

With air and road transportation, access to Inuvik is convenient and offers adventure and great scenery. The Dempster Highway is an unforgettable driving experience that crosses the Arctic Circle and traverses mountain ranges and river crossings.


We hope to see you soon and enjoy your stay. Let us know if you need our assistance. We want to make your visit and Arctic adventure the best that it can be!

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Contact us!

Town of Inuvik
P.O. Box 1160, 2 Firth Street
Inuvik  NT   X0E 0T0
Phone: 867.777.8600
Fax: 867.777.8601

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