Historical Walking Tour
Our self-guided walking tours of Chesterfield Inlet encourage visitors to learn about our community’s History, culture and way of life. Consider visiting the nearby Thule sites where ancient Inuit tent rings and fox traps are still visible. For more details about our community/ history download our brochure: Guided Walking Tour
There are unique fishing areas near the community or along the Bay front coast, Spurrell harbour within walking distance or ATV (All-terrain vehicle). Try your luck to catch a lake trout, arctic grayling, white fish, cod or arctic char. Take photos of breathtaking scenery, the bay front waters, the plants/ berries, birds, the wildlife/ marine life, the archaeological and heritage sites back-in-time, the Thule sites or requests for a tour of the heritage buildings.
If you are interested in taking part in fishing derby or day trip activities in spring May or June during Hamlet day Celebrations (day after Victoria Day) or during the long-weekend events, contact: Recreation Coordinator for information or phone: 1-867- 898-9081. Information on Dog-team sled Day trips, excursion or rates contact: Dog Team Guide or experience the 24 hour daylight during spring and summer season. In winter month, sunrise and sunset day length is approx. six to seven hours in December to February. The Iqalukpik fish plant arctic char commercial fishing begins June to August or September, fishing Licences can be obtain from the Conservation Officer, the Department of Environment, Government of Nunavut phone: 1-867- 898-9130 (office).