Kivalliq Region attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Rankin Inlet

Matchbox Gallery

This small space is famed for having pioneered Inuit ceramic art. Watch artists at work, and browse and buy a wide range of beautiful handicrafts, including prints and soapstone and antler carvings.
National Park in Kivalliq Region

Ukkusiksalik National Park

Surrounding Wager Bay, a vast inlet off Hudson Bay, Ukkusiksalik National Park comprises 20,500 sq km of bleak uninhabited tundra and is one of the world's best places to observe polar bears as well as other arctic …
Historic Site in Rankin Inlet

Marble Island

In Hudson Bay, 50km east of town, this is a graveyard for James Knight and his crew, who sought the Northwest Passage in the 18th century. Some wrecks of 19th-century whalers are there too, and you may spot whales, …
State Park in Rankin Inlet

Iqalugaarjuup Nunanga Territorial Park

This tongue twister of a park is located 5km from town and is popular for hiking and berry-picking. Near the Meliadine River's mouth are archaeological sites where the pre-Inuit Dorset people dwelled, as well as a r…
Monument in Rankin Inlet


Rankin's famed Inukshuk (humanoid stone cairn) lords over the community like a giant turned to stone.