Getting there & away
Greyhound Canada has nearly daily service to Edmonton ($165 one way, 16 hours). Frontier Coachlines goes to Yellowknife ($98, eight hours), Fort Smith ($71, three hours) and Fort Simpson ($91, six hours). The depot is just north of the Vale Island bridge.
By road, it’s a paved 38km to Enterprise. Along the way is the Paradise Garden farming settlement and the turnoff to Hwy 5, leading 267 partially paved kilometers to Fort Smith.
Flying to Yellowknife nearly daily (about $200 one way, 45 minutes) are Buffalo Airways, First Air and Canadian North. Canadian North also operates direct flights to Edmonton ($351 one way, 1½ hours, six times weekly).