Top Choice National Park in Baffin Region

Auyuittuq National Park

Among the globe's most flabbergasting places, Auyuittuq (ah-you-ee-tuk) means 'the land that never melts.' Appropriately, there are plenty of glaciers in this 19,500-sq-km park, plus jagged peaks, vertiginous cliffs…
Top Choice National Park in Kimmirut

Katannilik Territorial Park

Near Iqaluit and one of Nunavut's finest parks, Katannilik means 'Place of Waterfalls' and comprises two main features. A Canadian Heritage waterway, aquamarine Soper River splashes 50 navigable kilometers through a…
Top Choice National Park in Baffin Region

Quttinirpaaq National Park

The northernmost and most mountainous of Nunavut's national parks, 37,775 sq km Quttinirpaaq is Canada's second-largest, way up on Ellesmere Island. Now the mass of frozen crags, topped with age-old ice caps, deep f…
Top Choice Gallery in Pangnirtung

Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts & Crafts

Pang is famous for its lithographs, prints and tapestries, and this extraordinary place – a top-notch facility – brings it all together. There are few tapestry studios in the world, but one is here and you can watch…
Top Choice Gallery in Cape Dorset

West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative

Though many Inuit communities now generate world-class artworks, Cape Dorset's remain the most revered. This cooperative has stonecutting and print workshops where you can watch artists work. The most activity occur…
Top Choice Museum in Iqaluit

Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum

This friendly little museum in an old Hudson's Bay Company building hosts high-quality temporary exhibitions of contemporary artists, though the permanent collection of traditional Inuit clothing, tools, weaponry an…
Top Choice Notable Building in Iqaluit

Legislative Assembly

It's well worth taking an entertaining free tour of Nunavut's prefab parliament to learn about all manner of Inuit art displayed throughout the building, as well as about the chamber, with its aboriginal touches, su…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Qikiqtarjuaq

Cape Searle & Reid Bay National Wildlife Areas

On the northeast side of Baffin Island, these two vast wildlife areas are a prime destination for birdwatchers. They protect the globally significant breeding grounds of millions of migratory seabirds, such as murre…
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 …