Best Things To Do in Yellowknife, Canada

Whether you're visiting Yellowknife for a few days or are a localite, Yellowknife is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Yellowknife. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Yellowknife. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Yellowknife. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Yellowknife keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Yellowknife listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Yellowknife which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Yellowknife will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Yellowknife recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Yellowknife

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Yellowknife that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 887 itineraries
    Aurora Village

    Tags: Village

    Address: 5114 52 Street Yellowknife, NT X1A 1T7

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The northern lights are one of the most fascinating phenomena on earth. Colorful strands of radiant light dance on the hemisphere to bring out the magnanimous and kaleidoscopic show that nature puts u...Read more

  2. #2 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 836 itineraries
    Northern Frontier Visitors Center

    Address: 4807 49 Street #4, Yellowknife, NT X1A 3T5, Canada

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Make this your first stop on your visit to Yellowknife. Warm handshakes and smiling faces welcome you to the city and its tourist center. Almost everything you need to know about Yellowknife is presen...Read more

  3. #3 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 589 itineraries
    Prince Of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Entertainment, Lake

    Address: 4750 48 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 3T5, Canada

    Timings: 10:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    With Frame Lake peeping from behind, this well laid out archive and museum makes for an educative and entertaining visit. Beautifully curated displays showcase natural history, European exploration, n...Read more

  4. #4 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 685 itineraries
    Old Town

    Tags: Walking Area, Monument, Cafe, Restaurant

    Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Old Town area in Yellowknife makes for a wonderful walking area. Surrounded by cafes and restaurants, this neighbourhood is lively and full of cheer. With spectacular views of the lake, the Old To...Read more

  5. #5 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 412 itineraries
    Cameron River Falls

    Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Park, Hiking Trail

    Address: Cameron River Crossing Territorial Park 4 | adjacent to Ingraham Trail, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Nestled in the Hidden Lakes Territorial Park, the Cameron River Falls trail is a year round hiking trail that leads up to a charming bridge and gorgeous waterfalls. The 1.2 kilometers hiking trail is ...Read more

  6. #6 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 716 itineraries
    The Legislative Assembly Building

    Tags: Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: 4517 48 Street Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9 Canada

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Legislative Assembly is the seat of elected government in the Northwest Territories. The building is built beautifully and has become the symbol of solidarity and uniqueness in Yellowknife. Border...Read more

  7. #7 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 709 itineraries
    Frame Lake Trail

    Tags: Trail, Park, Monument, Cemetery

    Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Frame Lake Trail is a five kilometer trail of well maintained paved and graveled walkways and bike routes that circles the scenic lake, connecting downtown Yellowknife with the residential and com...Read more

  8. #8 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 680 itineraries
    Down To Earth Gallery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery

    Address: 5007 Bryson Drive, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    An art gallery that supports local artistes and showcases the talents of Yellowknifers, the Down to Earth Gallery is a great place to but souvenirs and check out some incredibly beautiful pieces of ar...Read more

  9. #9 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 480 itineraries
    Northern Arts And Cultural Centre

    Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: 5399 49th St, Yellowknife, NT X1A, Canada

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This 300 seat performing center is the only one of its kind in Northwestern territory.  It was made in 1984 with a mandate to boost and encourage performing arts in the region. There are a number...Read more

  10. #10 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 273 itineraries
    The Wildcat Cafe

    Tags: Cafe, Restaurant, Heritage Building

    Address: 3904 Wiley Rd, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L5, Canada

    Timings: 04:00 pm - 09:00 pm Details

    The Wildcat Cafe is a vintage log cabin in that represents the mining camp style of early Yellowknife. The building houses a summer restaurant that is extremely popular with locals and tourists alike....Read more

  11. #11 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 289 itineraries
    Prelude Lake Territorial Park

    Tags: Beach, Trail, Park, Lake

    Address: Fort Smith, Unorganized, NT, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The biggest developed park on the Ingraham Trail, Prelude Territorial Park offers a variety of recreational facilities. There is a sandy beach for swimming, a dock and boat launch and boat rentals. Th...Read more

  12. #12 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 220 itineraries
    Cameron River Ramparts

    Tags: Outdoors, River

    Address: Cameron River Crossing Territorial Park | Am Ingraham Trail, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Ideal for hiking, Yellowknife has something to offer for every level of difficulty. The Cameron River Ramparts is an easy hike to a tiny but beautiful white, gushing waterfall. The spot is a great pla...Read more

  13. #13 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 181 itineraries
    Great Slave Lake

    Tags: Leisure, Lake

    Address: Northwest Territories X0E, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At 2000 odd feet 480 kilometers wide, the Great Slave Lake is a grand lake that is also the biggest in the Northwestern territories. The Deh Cho Bridge on the lake is the longest jointless bridge in t...Read more

  14. #14 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 424 itineraries
    Ingraham Trail

    Tags: Trail, Scenic Drive, Lake

    Address: Yellowknife, NT X0E

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Perhaps the most scenic drive in the world, highway no 4 or Ingraham Trail as it is known in Yellowknife is a 70 kilometer long trail that was built as a part of the ‘road to resources’ ro...Read more

  15. #15 of 21 Things To Do in Yellowknife
    - Used in 255 itineraries
    Giant Mine

    Tags: Trail, Mine

    Address: Yellowknife, NT Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Giant Mine is a gold mine in Yellowknife. Mining in and around this city and especially on the Ingraham Trail has led to the production of about seven million ounces of gold, resulting in one of t...Read more

Activities And Tours

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