Torngat Mountains National Park of Canada


Saglek airstrip
© Parks Canada

How to Get Here

To get to Torngat Mountains National Park, you will need to travel through either Goose Bay and/or Nain in Labrador, or Kangiqsualujjuaq in Nunavik (northern Québec).

Chartered Flights to Torngat Mountains Base Camp

The Torngat Mountains Base Camp offers packaged excursions that include air travel from Goose Bay, N.L., to Saglek, N.L., (via Nain) and boat transport from Saglek, N.L., to the Base Camp, which is located at St. John’s Harbour in Saglek Bay. Packages include round-trip air transport from Goose Bay to Saglek, boat transfer from Saglek to Torngat Mountains Base Camp & Research Station, all meals, tent accommodation, and guided excursions depending on the package purchased.

The chartered flights are available from mid-July until early September of each year. Call 1-855-TORNGAT (1-855-867-6428) extension 26 or email basecamp@ngc-ng.ca for additional information or inquires about charter schedules and availability for the upcoming season.

Getting to Goose Bay, N.L.

Both Air Labrador and Provincial Airlines fly to Goose Bay daily from St. John’s, N.L., and Deer Lake, N.L., and on selected days from Montréal, Que., (check with the airline for up to date information). Air Canada also flies direct to Goose Bay from Halifax, N.S., on a daily basis.

Getting to Nain, N.L.

Nain is located approximately 200 km south of Torngat Mountains National Park. Nain is accessible through Goose Bay, which is the hub for air traffic in Labrador.

Monday through Friday, Air Labrador and Innu Mikun each operate two Twin Otter flights to Nain from Goose Bay daily. There are no scheduled flights on Saturdays. On Sundays, both airlines operate one flight daily.

Nain is also accessible between June and November from Goose Bay via coastal boat service operated by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. For the schedule call 1-866-535-2567 or consult the MV Northern Ranger website.

Getting to Kangiqsualujjuaq (a.k.a. George River), Que.

Kangiqsualujjuaq is located about 100 km west of the national park and is accessible through Kuujjuaq, Que., the hub for air traffic in Nunavik. First Air and Air Inuit fly daily to Kuujjuaq from Montréal. Air Inuit offers a daily Twin Otter flight from Kuujjuaq to Kangiqsualujjuaq.

Chartering Your Own Transportation to the Park

Air or boat charters from Nain are another way of accessing the park in the summer, and snowmobiles or air charters are used in the winter. Aircraft charter services are also available out of Goose Bay, Labrador, and Kuujjuaq in Nunavik. Boat charters with Inuit guides may be arranged. For more information call Parks Canada 1-888-922-1290 or the Nunatsiavut Government at (709) 922-2942. Staff can help put you in contact with local operators.

Note: If you are landing at the Saglek Airstrip with your own charter, you must contact Nasittuq Corportation for permission to land on the airstrip. They can be contacted at (709) 896-5707.