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Experience the Power of Hot and Cold Therapy

Discover the transformative wonders of Hot and Cold Therapy, one of Canada's fastest-growing wellness spa activities, now available in Yellowknife, NWT. At Arctic Duchess Adventures, we bring you an extraordinary blend of nature, wellness, and adventure, designed to create a thoughtful and unforgettable outdoor winter experience.

Embrace the elements, connect with nature, and rejuvenate your body and soul with Arctic Duchess Adventures' Hot and Cold Therapy. Book your session now and embark on a journey of wellness and wonder amidst the beauty of Yellowknife, NWT

Embrace the Connection with Nature and Wellness

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Immerse yourself in the serenity of our cedar sauna, where the comforting warmth envelops you, soothing your senses and relaxing your body. Then, brace yourself for the invigorating rush as you take a plunge into the icy waters of Great Slave Lake. Hot and Cold Therapy under the mesmerizing Aurora Borealis is our newest outdoor winter activity, promising an unforgettable journey into nature's embrace.


Hot Sauna

Step into our ten-person, wood-fired cedar sauna perched on the shores of Great Slave Lake. With the stunning backdrop of the Northern Lights, this sauna offers a cozy sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation. Let the warmth embrace you as you unwind and prepare for your next adventure.

Become an Official Arctic Duchess Plunger

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Every participant in the Great Slave Plunge will receive an exclusive Arctic Duchess Plunger Patch, a token of your bravery and a memento of your unforgettable experience.

Discover the Benefits of Hot and Cold Therapy


Indulge in Hot and Cold Therapy and unlock a multitude of health benefits that enhance your physical and mental well-being. From optimizing your body's natural recovery systems and promoting better sleep to reducing inflammation and pain in joints, our therapy sessions are tailored to detoxify your body and improve circulation. It's not just a treatment; it's a holistic experience that nurtures your mind, body, and soul.

Cold Plunge Pool

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Our Cold Plunge facility is designed with your safety and comfort in mind. Dive into the enclosed environment of our fiberglass plunge ice insert, complete with stairs and ladders for easy access. The dimensions of this ice insert are 4.5 feet in depth, 7 feet long, and 5 feet in width, ensuring a refreshing yet secure plunge. To keep you warm, we provide multiple heating facilities, including our barrel sauna and heated hosting tents. Plus, complimentary robes and footwear are available for all guests taking the Plunge.

Guided Cold Water Therapy

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Instructor Guided courses coming Jan 2024

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