Plan your visit
Baker Lake, Rankin Inlet and Naujaat, Nunavut - Ukkusiksalik’s main gateways - can be reached by commercial airlines. The park is accessible by plane charter year round. Local outfitters in Repulse Bay offer the 7-hour boat trip to the park in July and August, or snowmobile excursions in spring.
Visitors should book an outfitter to access the park well in advance. Allow extra travel time for weather delays and have experience with backcountry travel.
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To Iqaluit, Nunavut
First Air Ltd. and Canadian North fly direct to Iqaluit from Montreal, Ottawa & Yellowknife. For current, detailed information on travelling to Nunavut, visit Nunavut Tourism.
Travel from Iqaluit to Rankin Inlet, Nunavut
Rankin Inlet is the hub for air traffic heading to Repulse Bay, Chesterfield Inlet, Baker Lake, and Coral Harbour. Scheduled flights and charters to Rankin Inlet are available from Winnipeg, or from Ottawa via Iqaluit or Edmonton via Yellowknife. Air travelers should plan for the possibility of weather delays when making their travel arrangements.
To Ukkusiksalik National Park
Ukkusiksalik National Park can be accessed from the communities of Rankin Inlet, Repulse Bay, Chesterfield Inlet, Baker Lake, or Coral Harbour. Local outfitters can access the park by boat in July and August. It is a 7-hour boat trip from the closest community or a charter flight can be arranged from Baker Lake or Rankin Inlet.
Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list.