Plan your visit

Auyuittuq National Park

Auyuittuq is located on southeastern Baffin Island in Nunavut. Commercial flights are available year-round to the nearby communities of Pangnirtung and Qikiqtarjuaq. The park can be reached by boat or snowmobile with a local outfitter, and is most accessible in spring and summer. Facilities in the park are limited. Visitors must be experienced and self-reliant. Contact us for guidance when planning your trip.

Hours of operation

Hours of operation and contact information for Parks Canada offices in Pangnirtung and Qikiqtarjuaq.

Camping and overnight accommodations

Types of accommodations, backcountry camping, where to stay in Pangnirtung and Qikiqtarjuaq.


Daily visitor fees, overnight camping, annual backcountry passes, and fishing permits.

Brochures and publications

Visitor information package, polar bear safety guide, and topographic maps information.

Safety and guidelines

Important bulletins, weather and wildlife safety, terrain hazards, search and rescue, visitor guidelines.

Permits and licenses

Business licenses, filming and commercial photography, research, firearms, drones, and more.

Local guides and outfitters

Arrange transportation to and from the park or book your trip with a guided group.

Local attractions and tourism

Visitor information, local stores, cultural centres, art and crafts, and more.


Seasonal weather, best times of year to visit, and current local conditions.

How to get here

How to get here


Pangnirtung office

P.O. Box 353
Pangnirtung, NU X0A 0R0
Phone: 867-473-2500

Qikiqtarjuaq office

P.O. Box 122
Qikiqtarjuaq, NU X0A 0B0
Phone: 867-927-8834



To Iqaluit, Nunavut

Iqaluit is the hub for air traffic in Nunavut. Canadian North offers direct flights to Iqaluit from Ottawa, Montreal and Yellowknife.

To Pangnirtung or Qikiqtarjuaq from Iqaluit

Canadian North offers scheduled and chartered flights to both communities from Iqaluit. Air Nunavut and Unaalik Aviation offer chartered flights only.

To Auyuittuq National Park

The park can be reached by boat or snowmobile with a licensed outfitter. Pangnirtung is located 28 km south of the park boundary along Pangnirtung Fiord. Qikiqtarjuaq is located on Broughton Island, 34 km northeast of the park boundary along North Pangnirtung Fiord.

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