|Pangnirtung Accommodation, Tourism and Links|
Pangirtung is a community of over 1200 people, nestled in a fiord at the entrance to Auyuittuq National Park. Activities in the region include hunting and fishing, and climbing and hiking in the Park itself. The community is home to the Uqqurmiut Arts and Crafts centre, where custom tapestries are woven. As well, the community has print makers and carvers who create unique work.
The Auyuittuq Lodge is the only hotel in Pangnirtung, and it is operated by the Arctic Co-operatives' Inns North division. It overlooks the fiord with excellent views from a second story deck. The hamlet website also has details on families that provide "homestay" accommodation.
There are are local outfitters who can arrange for trips to Kekerten Territorial Park, Auyuittuq National Park, or other destinations in the area. Call the Angmarlik Visitors Centre at 1-867-473-8737 or fax 1-867-473-8656 for more information about getting around and seeing the sights in Pang.
There is also camping available at Piksuktinu Tunngavik Park.
The Government of Nunavut provides this community profile, including a list of local businesses in Pangnirtung
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|Last Updated on Monday, 11 November 2013 18:05|