Northwestern Air Lease is offering a confirmed-seat discount for participants flying in from Edmonton, AB and Yellowknife, NT. To book with this deal, follow the instructions in the confirmation email you’ll receive after registration.
Yellowknife, NT ↔ Fort Smith, NT
Confirmed return/two-way ticket for $499.70. Normal cost is $400-500 one-way.
Edmonton, AB ↔ Fort Smith, NT
Confirmed return/two-way ticket for $1074.65. Normal cost is $500-700 one-way.
Northwestern Air is also offering a cheaper summer stand-by rate, but you could be bumped from the flight. Call at the number above for details.
During the festival, you can fly over the rapids with NWAL for $30/person!
If you are planning to stay at the Queen Elizabeth Campgrounds, be sure to book your own campsite right away! The campground fills up fast for the long weekend. If the website shows all campsites as being full, call the campsite manager at 1.867.872.2607. Be sure to mention you are there for Slave River Paddlefest!
If you’d rather stay in a hotel or guest house, you can check out the Fort Smith website: List of Hotels & Lodging.