Local attractions and tourism

Sirmilik National Park

There are five national parks in Nunavut representing various examples of Canada’s 39 natural regions – Quttinirpaaq (Eastern High Arctic), Sirmilik (Eastern Arctic Lowlands), Ukkusiksalik (Central Tundra) and Auyuittuq (Northern Davis), and Qausuittuq (Western High Arctic).

Pond Inlet, population 1315 (2006), is located on the northeastern tip of Baffin Island. Arctic Bay, population 639, is located on the northern tip of Baffin Island. Arctic Bay is located 21 km west of the mining community of Nanisivik.

Community Visitor Information

Pond Inlet - Nattinnak Visitors Centre
Phone: 867-899-8226
Fax: 867-899-8246

Northern Store
Pond Inlet: 867-899-8848

Tununiq Sauniq Co-op
Pond Inlet: 867-899-5100

Arctic Bay Hamlet Office
Phone: 867-439-9917
Fax: 867-439-8767

Northern Store
Arctic Bay: 867-439-9914

Taqqut Co-op Association
Arctic Bay: 867-439-9934

Nunavut tourism links

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