Yellowknife Holiday Travel Information

Surrounded by wilderness, the city of Yellowknife is the capital and largest city of Canada’s Northwest Territories. The city is named after the copper knives of the indigenous Slavey people. Today, the city serves as a main transportation hub, though visitors can expect lots of outdoor adventuring here.

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Things to see and do in Yellowknife

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Yellowknife Airport

Reviews of Yellowknife


Came to see the aurora borealis and were lucky - first night out and it was beautiful. We have pictures to prove it! Friendly city. Nice people. Good tours available.

Karan Nitsiza
Karan NitsizaWha Ti, Northwest Territories

Missing the view, and long walks.

Gwen Skocdopole
Gwen SkocdopoleNipawin

very gorgeous in mid July

Nils Rump
Nils RumpCopenhagen