Ivvavik Base Camp

Ivvavik National Park

The Government of NWT and Yukon have travel restrictions in effect that may impact or prevent you from travelling into Ivvavik National Park. For details on entry into the territories, including restrictions and mandatory self-isolation for residents, visit:

NWT: https://www.gov.nt.ca/covid-19/

Yukon: https://yukon.ca/en/covid-19-information

Ivvavik Base Camp awaits

 
 

Your journey to Ivvavik Base Camp begins in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, the largest community north of the Arctic Circle in western Canada. Following your orientation and safety briefing with Parks Canada staff, board a Twin Otter bush plane and enjoy the scenic flight over the Mackenzie Delta and British Mountains into Ivvavik National Park.

Cozy accommodations, hot showers, catered meals, guided hikes, enriching stories told by Inuvialuit cultural hosts, and the chance to see a variety of wildlife combine to make your experience at Ivvavik Base Camp truly unique. What are you waiting for? Book your once in a lifetime backcountry experience today.

Book your Ivvavik Base Camp trip by calling 867-777-8800 or by emailing infoinuvik-inuvikinfo@pc.gc.ca

 

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    Photo: Parks Canada


    Photo: Colin Field


    Photo: Colin Field


    Photo: Colin Field


    Photo: Colin Field


    Photo: Colin Field


    Photo: Colin Field


    Photo: Colin Field


    Photo: Drew Davidson 


    Photo: Colin Field


    Photo: Colin Field


    Photo: Drew Davidson 


    Photo: Colin Field


    Photo: Drew Davidson 


    Photo: Drew Davidson 


    Photo: Parks Canada


    Photo: John Aldershot


    Photo: Fritz Mueller


    Photo: Fritz Mueller


    Photo: Fritz Mueller


    Photo: Tyler Garnham

    Trip options
    • 5-day catered
      • Includes flights, home-cooked meals and snacks prepared by Inuvialuit cooks, and guided hikes with Parks Canada staff.
    • 9-day catered
      • Includes all the perks of the above trip, but double the time. Hike more trails, learn more about Inuvialuit culture, and increase your chances of seeing wildlife with this trip option.
    • 5-day catered with Herschel Island stopover
      • Complete your catered adventure with a two-hour stop at Qikiqtaruk Territorial Park on Herschel Island - located off the Yukon’s Arctic coast.
      • Join Yukon Parks rangers for a tour of the historic whaling station at Pauline Cove and learn about traditional uses of the land Inuvialuit continue to practice today. Take a dip in the Arctic ocean or scan the waves for a chance to see whales passing by.
    2023 Departures
    2023 Departures
    Dates
     
    Price (adult)
     
    Price (youth)
    (11 years and younger)
    Seats available
    June 20 - 24
    (Catered 5-day)
    $5,700 $3,700 0
    June 24 - 28
    (Catered 5-day)
    $5,700 $3,700 0
    June 28 - July 2
    (Catered 5-day + Herschel Island stopover)
    $6,800 $4,800 0
    July 2 - July 6
    (Catered 5-day + Herschel Island stopover)
    $6,800 $4,800 0

     

    Combine any two adjacent trips into a 9 day adventure!
    Dates
     
    Price (adult)
     
    Price (youth)
    (11 years and younger)
    9-day catered Ivvavik Base Camp trip $8,300 $5,500

    More trips may become available if demand is demonstrated.
    Contact the Ivvavik Base Camp team at 867-777-8800 or infoinuvik-inuvikinfo@pc.gc.ca for more information.

     

     
    Planning Resources
    For help planning
    before you book,

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    For help planning
    after you book,

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