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Northern Frontier Visitors Center

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Address: #4, 4807-49th Street | Located Across From Explorer Hotel, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3T5, Canada
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+1 867-873-4262
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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We are the Visitor Information for Yellowknife and our immediate...

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. In the summer months June through September we offer free bikes, they are lent out on a first come basis. 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 also boast a unique and eclectic retail gift shop showcasing the fine art and craftsmanship of our community! We are experts on Aurora forecasting and space weather prediction and we are here to ensure your Aurora experience is truly breathtaking! We welcome you to our centre.

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Well worth a visit

Many thanks to the lovely Jessica and her colleagues Wylie, Jordan, Elijah and Tyler for their enthusiasm and help. We visited the centre each of the three days we were in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Many thanks to the lovely Jessica and her colleagues Wylie, Jordan, Elijah and Tyler for their enthusiasm and help. We visited the centre each of the three days we were in Yellowknife - usually with silly questions. They were very helpful, gave good advice, and gave us all a Yellowknife pin for free. The merchandise in the shop is good... More 

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Minden, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As you might expect at a visitors center, the staff was very outgoing and informative. They have a great selection of local products, too. Make this one of your first stops in Yellowknife.

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Has excellent information and what's even better is the certificate you can purchase along with the yellow knife pin which is free great people.

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Hamilton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We came here early in the morning. Warm greeting. Given 2 Yellowknife pins for free. Paid $3 and got our North of 60 certificate. This place believe it or not had the best prices for souviners. Lots of info, things to see. It should be one of your first stops and they help you with maps and suggestions of places... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there during my recent trip and it was well worth my time. the gentleman on the front counter was born in Yellowknife and was extremely knowledgeable on things to do. He gave me great tips on the Northern Lights but unfortunately I never saw them during my week there. It was just poor timing on my part! Be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must-go place for tourist in Yellowknife. The staff are very knowledgeable, giving you lots of information. You can ask them very thing about Yellowknife. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to visitor centre at our arrival to get ideas and suggestions. Jessica, Jordan and Wylie were amazing and very helpful. Got lots of great suggestion. They were friendly and took the time to answer all our questions. Great service.

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Visityellowknif... I, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Hello, We are happy you enjoyed your fabulous customer service threesome! We are pleased to hear that our team was able to service all of your needs and make your trip to Yellowkknife a successful one. More 

Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super helpful and welcoming. They give you a welcome gift. Then they go through all the things you can do in Yellowknife according to your budget and again the Canadian hospitality at its best. They have free wifi and computers for you to use. So much information! Thank you!

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Visityellowknif... I, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Thank you for complimenting our services. We are proud to serve all valued visitors who enter into the Northern Frontier. More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in Yellowknife 1 month and spend lots of time at the visitor center. All the team is really friendly and they give really good advice on things to do around Yellowknife but also know about aboriginal culture. Jordan helped me a lot with the aurora borealis viewing and Jessica knows everything on the activities around Yellowknife. Make sure... More 

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Visityellowknif... I, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Thank you! (Merci) It was a pleasure meeting you. We hope your stay in Yellowknife was a memorable one. Merci, More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were advised to pay a visit to the Visitors' Center at the beginning of our trip, and it certainly was a good idea. Tourism centers vary in use, but these guys were very warm and gave a nice introduction to Yellowknife. Wiley and Jessica were very helpful and friendly! P.S. There's a nice free souvenir (Yellowknife pin) to pick... More 

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Visityellowknif... I, Public Relations Manager at Northern Frontier Visitors Center, responded to this review

Hello, We are excellent at servicing the needs of our visitors. Providing pleasure is our middle name here at the NFVA! Thank you for complimenting our services, we hope we left you with a lasting impression! More 

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