MacKay Lake Lodge

Mackay Lake Lodge just an hours flight from Yellowknife airport into the arctic tundra.

About the Lodge

Mackay Lake Lodge combines all the comforts of home with a rustic character that lends itself to this magic land. Mackay Lake Lodge offers real comfort in this remote wilderness setting with private cabin accommodation, electricity and indoor plumbing, a licensed lounge, and a restaurant style kitchen. Freezers, laundry service, modern boats & motors, and an airstrip all combine to make MacKay Lake Lodge the premier hunting and fishing location in the Northwest Territories.


Looking back at the lodge from Mackay Lake


Our facilities are by far the best in the Northwest Territories and in addition to MacKay Lake Lodge, we have several tent camps which can be used for overnight camping out, depending on the location of the game.

The 100 mile-long lake is crystal clear and cold and is fed by a number of pristine rivers. This makes ideal habitat for giant Lake Trout and Arctic Grayling.




Wildlife, which is unique to the Canadian Arctic, is abundant. The migration of the Bathurst caribou herd is one of the last remaining, true spectacles of nature and can be witnessed annually at Mackay Lake.

Whether you come to capture giant Lake Trout, fly fish for Arctic Grayling, or to photograph the Arctic Tundra, our professional management and staff will help make your trip safe and enjoyable.

Fishing Schedule

The Fishing schedule, begins July 1st, as the ice goes off the big barren land lake and the midnight sun lights the skies.

Giant lake trout, northern pike, and arctic grayling abound along with flocks of migrating birds and the wildlife including caribou, wolves, tundra grizzly bear and muskox.

Aurora Schedule

The Aurora viewing schedules beginsĀ from mid-August, as the summer sun fades into darkness with fall colors and berry picking and wildlife photography and fishing continues.


Meeting and Conference Centre

Meetings and conferences can be scheduled throughout the summer and fall seasons.

Schedules revolve around Friday to Monday, Monday to Friday, and Monday to Monday or Friday to Friday, rotations.
Prices include charter flights, accommodations, meals, and guided activities 3 days $1495, 4 days $1995 and 7 days $2950.

Conference rates @ $250 Per Person day are based on accommodations and meals and conference facilities. Charters and guided activities are not included in the daily conference rates and groups may want to provide their own transportation/charters and plan special activities


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