Kayaking in The Northwest Territories

Kayaking Trips in The Northwest Territories

If you're looking for a true wilderness experience, the Northwest Territories have a whole host of rivers to choose from! Check out all kayaking trips in The Northwest Territories for every level of kayaker. Whether you're looking for a guided trip, kayak rentals, self-guided, day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a kayak trip in The Northwest Territories for you! If you've paddled The Northwest Territories before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Guide to Kayaking in The Northwest Territories

Being this far north means you have a short (and probably cold) window each year to paddle. But the scenery and wildlife make this a truly unique destination. Here are a few popular rivers in The Northwest Territories:

  • Mackenzie River
  • Mountain River
  • Yellowknife River

Kayaking Locations In The Northwest Territories

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in The Northwest Territories! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!

Plan a Kayaking Trip in The Northwest Territories

Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout The Northwest Territories and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of The Northwest Territories community trip reports below:

Connect with Paddlers in The Northwest Territories

Are you looking to connect with other paddlers about going kayaking in The Northwest Territories? Check out the Paddling.com Message Boards for resources to help you get started.

Kayak Outfitters in The Northwest Territories

Looking to rent a kayak or go on a guided trip? Check out these outfitters in The Northwest Territories: