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Welcome to the Chesterfield Inlet Tourism page. Chesterfield Inlet, the original Arctic community, provides its visitors with an experience of a lifetime. Tour an historic community carved out of the barren Arctic tundra. Visit historic Inuit sites, go whale watching, fish for Arctic Char, view polar bear in their natural surroundings, hunt for Caribou and sample the culture and the hospitality of the Inuit people.

To tempt you further into visiting our community, from this page take a virtual walking tour of Chesterfield Inlet. View a slide show presentation taking you on a tour of Chesterfield Inlet. View northern lights like you have never seen them before. Find out more about fishing and hunting opportunities. Sample some of the local native arts and crafts.


Jet Routes to Chesterfield Inlet:

  • Winnipeg to Rankin Inlet to Chesterfield Inlet
  • Edmonton/Calgary to Yellowknife to Rankin Inlet to Chesterfield Inlet
  • Ottawa/Montreal to Iqaluit to Rankin Inlet to Chesterfield Inlet
Canadian North

First Air
1-800-267-1247 or 1-613-688-2635

Note: Jet service flights direct to Rankin Inlet: via Canadian North or First Air. Change flight to Chesterfield Inlet: via Calm Air International Ltd.or First Air .

Airlines to Chesterfield Inlet:

Calm Air International Ltd.
898-9103 or 1-800-839-2256

First Air

Note: Winnipeg to Chesterfield Inlet is via Calm Air International Ltd., or First Air


Tangmavik Hotel/InnsNorth

6 Rooms: 2 Single Beds in each room with Washroom, and Cable TV (Rooms Overlooking Hudson Bay). Laundry Facility available. Hotel adjacent to Pitsiulak Co-op (Retail Store) for Groceries and Snacks.

Rates: $250.00 per Night
Breakfast (Free Self-serve)
Lunch $20.00
Dinner $30.00
Accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Diners Club/enRoute or Debit Card
Contact: Manager - Telephone: (867) 898-9975 or Fax: (867) 898-9056


 View our exciting, new booklet about the “original ” Arctic community, Chesterfield Inlet, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2011 - 2012. It takes you back to the early 20th century - our noble beginnings when the Hudson’s Bay Company and the Roman Catholic Mission established permanent operations at this location in 1911 - 1912. Travel through our history and then take a virtual walking tour of our community. More walking tour information including photos can be found here.

Chesterfield Inlet Economic Development Officer
Hamlet of Chesterfield Inlet (Municipal Government):
Telephone: 1-867-898-9206