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Northern Frontier Visitors Centre

4750 48th Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9, Canada
+1 867-873-4262
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CLOSED!

I've heard nothing but good stuff about this visitor centre so imagine my dismay when I arrived on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tracy H
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Edmonton
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What's Up Yellowknife??

I was planning my trip to Yellowknife and spoke several times to the staff at the Visitor's Centre... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lindan498
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We are the Visitor Information for Yellowknife and our immediate surrounding communities. We recommend you visit us at the beginning of your trip. We are prepared to counsel on all that our beautiful city has to offer. All visitors, are encouraged to sign our guest book and we offer a free Welcome to Yellowknife Pin. We also sell a certificate which states you have crossed the 60th parallel. We are experts on Aurora forecasting and space weather prediction and we are here to ensure your Aurora experience is truly breathtaking! WE ARE CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF MOVING TO A NEW LOCATION AT THE PRINCE OF WALES HERITAGE MUSEUM. WE WILL BE MOVED OVER AND READY TO OPERATE AS OF JUNE 1ST. We look forward to welcoming you.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4750 48th Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've heard nothing but good stuff about this visitor centre so imagine my dismay when I arrived on a rainy Saturday (when some advice on things to do would have been most welcome) to discover that the visitor centre has been closed since May 15th....More

Thank Tracy H
Visityellowknif... I, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good Afternoon, We were indeed closed due to structural damage, but re-opened at a new location (albeit on a much smaller scale) on June 1st. Our current location is the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, 4750 48th Street | P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was planning my trip to Yellowknife and spoke several times to the staff at the Visitor's Centre - couldn't have asked for more helpful people. Upon my arrival to Yellowknife I was excited to visit the centre and speak with them all personally and...More

Thank lindan498
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived in on Sunday afternoon and was able to get to the visitors centre before it closed. The numbers of locally produced and created items is fabulous. They seem to really support the local economy better than other visitor centres that I have been...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 8 May 2017

As usual when we visit a new city, we pay a visit to the local visitor centre. The visitor centre in Yellowknife is awesome, as they have lots of exhibits and interesting information about the region (awesome polar bear!). The staff are very friendly and...More

1  Thank ChasingKiwis
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Northern Frontier Visitors Center had some great information and friendly, knowledgeable staff. We were helped by Jessica, who gave us really good maps and suggestions on places to pull over to see the aurora on the Ingraham Trail. She also gave us a piece...More

2  Thank jeni_hk
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I talked to Jessica and Tracy before running to a meeting as I had some time to burn, and Jessica and Tracy were extremely friendly and helpful in answering questions and providing options for me for my stay in Yellowknife. Very knowledgeable of the area...More

Thank Steven L
Visityellowknif... I, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Hello, We are pleased that you found our services to be so valuable. It is our pleasure to serve our guests and provide an excellent visitor experience. Thank you for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Very helpful staff and good range of suggestions and products. Close to the centre and easy to find. Nice to browse the local products and explore options for things to do.

Thank Martinintoronto
Visityellowknif... I, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Hello, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our service. It is our pleasure to ensure each and every visitor to Yellowknife has a memorable and successful trip. Thank You,

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were in Yellowknife overnight with nothing much to do. Brought my twins into the visitor centre to pick up a free parking pass and they loved the visit and wanted to stay longer so we did!

Thank Ohokannoak
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The first thing you should do when you arrive in YK is a visit to the Visitor Centre. I already took contact with Jessica by phone from at home in Belgium and the phone call existed me already very much to travel to YK. Jessica...More

Thank Marcel V
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I recently had to do an assignment on experience authenticity for my Tourism degree, and I called the Northern Frontier Visitors Center for some information. Tracy, Elijah and Tyler were super helpful and they answered all my questions very thoroughly. The 3 of them have...More

Thank Eric C
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scenic5
Are complimentary bicycle rentals still available?
19 June 2017|
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Response from GliderGirl | Reviewed this property |
We were there end of Feb-beginning Mar--no bikes in sight--lots of snow.
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OutbackAnnie
Hello, I've just read a review about the Visitor Center in Yellowknife. The review mentioned a hotel across the street from the Visitor Center. Could you please tell me which hotel that was and do you recommend it? Thank you Ann
18 February 2017|
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Response from Visityellowknif... I | Property representative |
The Explorer Hotel and Nova Hotel are both directly across the highway from us.
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