Pond Inlet and Arctic Bay, Nunavut are Sirmilik National Park’s gateway communities, accessible by 3-hour commercial flights from Iqaluit. Local outfitters offer park boat or snowmobile shuttles, depending on the season.

The best times to visit are late March to early June and August to mid-September. Book well in advance; park registration, orientation and de-registration are mandatory.

Weather dictates travel schedules so it’s wise to factor in time for delays.

Getting here


P.O. Box 300
Pond Inlet, NU X0A 0S0
Email: sirmilik.info@pc.gc.ca

To Iqaluit, Nunavut

Canadian North flies direct to Iqaluit from Montreal, Ottawa & Yellowknife. For current, detailed information on travelling to Nunavut, visit Travel Nunavut.

Travel from Iqaluit to Pond Inlet or Arctic Bay (via Nanisivik)

Canadian North offers scheduled flights from Iqaluit to both Pond Inlet and Arctic Bay. Kenn Borek Air offers scheduled flights to Pond Inlet.

To Sirmilik National Park

Travel to and from Sirmilik National Park can be arranged with local outfitters from either Pond Inlet or Arctic Bay. Outfitters will take you to and from the park by either boat or snowmobile, depending on the season.


Free admission for youth.
Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list 

Facilities and services