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Northern Lights Tour from Yellowknife provided by Arctic Tours Canada

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Northern Lights Tour from Yellowknife

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Overview
Let an expert navigate you deep into the backcountry on this Northern Lights tour. Your guide knows the best current viewing locations and explains the science behind the Aurora Borealis. A small group size means you have time to ask plenty of questions. Enjoy round-trip transportation from select Yellowknife hotels, as well as snacks and drinks throughout the tour.
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    Arctic Tours Canada
    Stop: 4 hours -
    Tour starts with hotel pick ups from Yellowknife local hotels. After pick up driver/guide will guide you out of the city of Yellowknife city light pollution to safe designated aurora viewing spots in tour bus coach/ tour van.
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Highlights
  • Go with a guide: Hunt for the best Northern Lights viewing locations
  • Explore the Northern Territories in comfort: Hot drinks and snacks included
  • Stress-free, round-trip transport from select Yellowknife hotels
  • Small group size ensures a more memorable experience
What to Expect
Start the evening with pickup from the doorstep of select Yellowknife accommodations. Sit back and relax as your guide handles navigation on the drive into the backcountry. On arrival, head to the evening’s best Aurora Borealis viewing locations. Going with a guide is essential, as these locations are subject to change based on weather and time of year. Your guide explains how and why the Northern Lights are formed in this region of Canada as you gaze up at the dancing lights. Get help capturing the perfect photo before returning to the warmth of the vehicle. For your comfort and convenience, snacks and hot drinks are provided at certain stops. After a night of exploring and light-hunting, doze in the van as your guide drives you back to your Yellowknife hotel. Upgrade for a multi-night tour to increase your chances of spotting the lights.
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Important Information
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Snacks and beverages
Exclusions
  • Guide/driver tips extra (recommended)
  • Camera and Tripod (extra)
  • Winter Gear (extra)
  • Photographers pictures package (extra)
  • Private group tour (available on request extra cost)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Hong-Der Lin wrote a review Mar 2020
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Excellent service from driver and guide Chaplin who is very attractive and friendly. Too bad, it was cloudy and no show of the Aurora.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Margaret wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
I went two nights in a row. The weather was frigid, and I was really well looked after by the driver during our 4 hours trip, and also by the office staff - who answered all my questions ahead of time. We had moderately good Aurora viewings the first night and were kept well
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Jo T wrote a review Jan 2020
King William, Virginia3 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I did both the dog-sledding tour and Aurora Chasing tour. Both were excellent with our tour guides of Dan, Roy and Johnson. All were so accommodating and very informative and quite entertaining. We would definitely return to do these tours again and possibly
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Mel_M802 wrote a review Jan 2020
Brisbane, Australia199 contributions50 helpful votes
I've been on Aurora tours in a few different countries around the world, and it is always tough to review them when you weren't able to see the Aurora, because of course the night is not as good as when you get to see it. However, I've compared this tour to others where i didn't
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Frequent Traveler wrote a review Jan 2020
San Jose, California13 contributions2 helpful votes
A must do while in Yellowknife with this company. Excellent staff (Roland and Katie). Excellent price point. Thorough instruction on how to operate the snowmobile even for a beginner without any experience to ride independently with comfort! Helmets provided for safety! Love
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Date of experience: January 2020
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About the operator

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By: Arctic Tours Canada
mar_acB2874OU
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Terrible experience
I will never do this again specially with this Company. Awful experience! The dogs are malnourished and skinny and
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KAOSeattle
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It is everything they said it would be
From the equipment rental, pick up at the hotel, tour of the facilities, comfort of the Teepees, friendly friendly
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brw2020
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They are NOT helpful
They didn't do bad but they just did NOT do good. If you are looking for the BEST tour company, not this one. Pleas
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Beatrice0901
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A nice aurora hunting trip!
We were on a 4 day trip and we managed to see aurora in 2 nights out of the 3! Clothing provided was very warm. Our
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yi20202020
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Excellent trip with very friendly staff
It was an adventure for us to travel far north to see the northern light or Aurora Borealis first in our life. It t
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pragnamahesh
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Absolutely Amazing Experience
It was wonderful experience. Very well organized. Our tour guide Willy & Chaplin were amazing. Both had very
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AlaideCano90
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Caza de Auroras
The guides are excellent, super friendly at all times pending for you to have an excellent stay. The experience was
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Eproamy
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Northern light hunting
We went 3 locations to see the Northern light. Guides were really kind. It was such a great time! I want to book he
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davidjohnl320
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Very poor customer service, neglect of normal standards of health and safety.
The personal attention and level of customer service was very poor. We were not met at the airport, just told to t
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Ashley-Petitta
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Best Experience!!!
We loved this entire experience!!! Everything ran smoothly. They were timely and very communicative. They had great
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HaydenP341
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Arctic Tours Canada
This was a great tour! Denis was our tour guide and he was so awesome! My wife and I like to travel a lot and we we
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kareneverelizabeth
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My #1 Bucket List Item
I waited 15 years to see Aurora in the NT and you didn't disappoint! I learned a lot from the guide and driver abo
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Jeanwsy
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難忘的黃刀鎮景點與極光之旅
報名參加Arctic Tours Canada的兩項活動,早上的Snowshoeing Ice Cave Tour以及晚上的Aurora Hunting,無論是領隊還是司機,都非常盡責與熱情協助,同時貼心提供英文/中文雙語言說明服
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pilotonvacation
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Amazing tour provided by Arctic Tour Canada
First time to Yellowknife and like everybody else we were hoping to see the aurora. It was a last minute decision f
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appleZ1641TT
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Pleasant and Memorable Experience at North of 60th Parallel
We enjoyed building a travel package with the agent from Arctic Tour Canada prior to our trip. Our preferences were
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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