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Aboriginal Travel: Discover Canada's aboriginal roots

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Aboriginal Travel:
Discover Canada's aboriginal roots

Aboriginal travel is a growing industry - comprising travel destinations owned and operated by people of the First Nations, Inuit or Métis - that aims to offer a taste of authentic aboriginal Canada. You can learn traditional fishing methods, go bear watching, shop for unique artisan gifts and items and of course ooh and aaah at countless museum exhibits in stunning surroundings.

Torngat Mountain National Park, Labrador
Aboriginal travel gives you an opportunity to learn, yes, but also to discover the true natural beauty of the land. You'll find everything from museums for an afternoon's exploration to full service resorts - all of them committed to sustainable tourism.

Explore all the options at the link

Here's a small sampling of what is available.

Destination Déline and the Grey Goose Lodge
Filled with crafts from local artisans, a spectacular view from the restaurant and deck - just steps from Great Bear Lake - the Grey Goose Lodge offers a unique getaway spot for small groups and adventurous individuals.

  • Ice fishing
  • Guided excursions
  • Interpretive tours
  • Sport fishing
  • Cultural immersion
Destination Déline and the Grey Goose Lodge
The Details:
Location: Deline, Northwest Territories
Call: +1-867-589-5500

Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations
The Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations is a place where history and Aboriginal traditions blend in with modern times. Succumb to the charms of a contemporary hotel whose remarkable architecture harmonizes with nature.

  • Museum
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
The Details:
Located in Wendake, Québec
Call: +1-418-847-2222 /1-866-551-9222

Sea Wolf Adventures
Sea Wolf Adventures connects travellers to destinations in the Great Bear Rain Forest and Broughton Archipelago areas for grizzly bear viewing, whale watching, and local First Nations cultural tours. Safe. True. Educational.

Morraine Lake, Alberta
  • Bear Watching
  • Marine Wildlife Viewing
  • Whale Watching
  • Cultural Boat Tours
The Details:
Located iin Port McNeill, British Columbia
Call: +1-250-902-9653

Eskasoni Cultural Journeys
Eskasoni First Nation and the Highland Village Museum have collaborated to develop unique multi-cultural tour packages. Learn about the Mi'kmaq culture and heritage, experience storytelling and music or enjoy a traditional feast with cultural performances. Learn traditional fishing aboard a vessel on the beautiful Brs d'Or Lakes. Join us today for an unforgettable cultural experience.

  • Learn about Mi'kmaq culture and heritage
  • Experience storytelling and music
  • Enjoy a traditional feast
  • Learn traditional fishing
The Details:
Located in Eskasoni, Nova Scotia
Call: +1-855-376-2422

Aurora Village
Aurora Village
Open from August to April
The destination of choice for world class aurora-viewing, based in Yellowknife, Canada. Traditional Aboriginal culture blends together with modern amenities for the utmost in comfort, service and a one-of-a kind experience.

  • Aurora-viewing tours
  • Dog sledding
  • Snowshoe tours; Snowmobiling
  • City Tours
  • Outdoor Tours - Boat tours, Hiking
The Details:
Open from August to April
Located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Call: +1-867-669-0006

About ATAC
The Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) is a non-profit organization that is committed to growing and promoting a sustainable, culturally rich Aboriginal tourism industry in Canada.


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