Historical Walking Tour
Our self-guided walking tours of Chesterfield Inlet encourage visitors to learn more about the 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 download our Guided Walking Tour.
There are unique fishing areas near the community or along the bay front coast – Spurrell harbour within walking distance or ATV rental. 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, plants/ 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 activity in May or June during Hamlet day Celebration (day after Victoria Day) or during the long-weekend event, contact the Recreation Coordinator for information phone: 1-867- 898-9081 or E-mail: Recreation Coordinator The Iqalukpik fish plant arctic char commercial fishing begins June to August; fishing Licences can be obtain from the Conservation Officer, the Department of Environment, Government of Nunavut office phone: 1-867- 898-9130 or E-mail: Conservation Officer