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NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / Northwest Territories Capital Suites Yellowknife Explorer Hotel Yellowknife Conveniently located close to businesses and scenic walking trails in the downtown area is Capital Suites. Yellowknife’s recently renovated suites offer comfortable furniture, wall-mounted flat-screen TVs and fully- equipped kitchens. Complimentary Wi-Fi enables you to stay connected anywhere in your room. From $150 Moderate Chateau Nova Yellowknife The Chateau Nova Yellowknife is conveniently located in the northeast area of downtown, approximately five kilometres from the airport with easy access to the Ingraham Trail and Yellowknife Highways. Once you arrive at the hotel, enjoy the welcoming atmosphere, great amenities and warm customer service. Enjoy Northern hospitality at its finest. From $230 Moderate The Explorer Hotel has everything you need for an unforgettable stay - with an onsite fitness facility, complimentary Wi-Fi, and more. At the hotel restaurant and lounge, you can enjoy some of the finest cuisine in the North. Relax next to the large firepit or with a nightcap in the charming, warm and rustic lounge. As you step into the lobby, you are greeted by a famous polar bear exhibit and stunning views of majestic forests and lakes. Quickly see why The Explorer Hotel is a destination unlike any other. Pricing on request Blachford Lake Lodge The lodge provides many of the benefits of a resort, with the priceless addition of the pristine wilderness, unpolluted by artificial light or noise - the perfect location to watch the Northern Lights. Unique Lodge My Backyard Tours Soar in a scenic float plane into the wilderness of Yellow Dog Lodge, a family-run fishing retreat perched between two pristine lakes. Opened in 1970 as a sportfishing lodge, it is now a multi-activity fly-in wilderness lodge specializing in spring and fall aurora (Northern Lights) viewing, summer sportfishing, canoeing, camping and outdoor adventure. A guide reveals the best fishing spots, and you spend the day amid nature with only the sounds of thrashing pike, walleye or trout, and water lapping the boat. Fly fish for the beautiful arctic grayling. Experience the feisty fight of northern pike or lake trout at the end of your line. Kayak and photograph otters, eagles and black bears. Hike through boreal forest picking berries and watching for moose. Catch a fresh trout and prepare it over an open fire for a shore lunch with all the fixings - a Canadian tradition. Pricing on request Unique Lodge Becks Kennels My Backyard Tours professionally guided tours offer personalized service, incorporating the interests of participants. The City Tour, Capital Sites Tour and Meet the Artist Gallery Tour all range from two to three hours in length. My Backyard Tours also offers hiking tours, boat sightseeing tours, fishing tours and Northern Light tours in autumn and winter. Beck’s Kennels is one of the largest professional sled dog kennels in Canada. Over 150 happy, healthy Huskies live at Beck’s Kennels. If you are looking for adventure along with a pristine wilderness tour, Beck’s Kennels is the place for you. You will also have the chance to meet with world champion dog musher, Grant Beck. From $65 From $65 NARWAL Adventures 132 Superior Yellow Dog Lodge Blachford Lake Lodge is located in the rugged wilderness of Northern Canada, in prime Aurora-watching country. Perched overlooking Blachford Lake, it is a half-hour bush- plane flight from the city of Yellowknife. Pricing on request Simpson Air NARWAL offers year-round opportunities for you to learn and explore. In the spring and summer, tours include the floating dinner theatre, hiking, fishing, motorboat tours, paddling day tours, half-day tours and multi-day tours. In the fall, you can view Aurora by voyageur canoe, and in the winter, go on an ice cave adventure or build an igloo. Simpson Air boasts the most experienced and knowledgeable pilots in the region. Due to their unsurpassed expertise in the area, Simpson Air is the leading choice for all adventure trips into the Mackenzie Mountains and the Nahanni National Park Reserve. Simpson Air offers day tours that are sure to be the experience of a lifetime. Pricing on request Pricing on request ANDERSON VACATIONS