Land of the Midnight Sun and Gateway to the Beaufort-Delta. On behalf of Town Council and the residents of Inuvik, we are pleased that you have made Inuvik a part of your Arctic adventure. Located 2 degrees above the Arctic Circle on the scenic Mackenzie River and Delta, Inuvik offers you a wide range of services and experiences to make your visit enjoyable and memorable. Inuvik (place of people) is the homeland of the Inuvialuit and Gwich'in and a wide variety of other aboriginal and non-aboriginal people and cultures.
Inuvik is a place of rich diversity, located on the Mackenzie Delta - Canada's largest fresh water delta, close to the Arctic Ocean, with a spectacular view of the Richardson Mountains. Inuvik is nested between the treeless tundra and the northern boreal forest, and overlooks the incredible maze of lakes and streams of the Delta. Whether you are looking for northern arts and culture, remote rivers and wilderness, a chance to see arctic wildlife, or just a place to relax and enjoy the midnight sun - Inuvik is your destination. Inuvik has a lot to offer and is also the gateway to other northern communities and adventures.