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North Star Adventures

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N3, Canada
+1 867-446-2900
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Excellent Aurora Hunting Tour

This is my first time going aurora hunting. I'm so grateful that i've joined the North Star... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Zoe W
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Aurora hunting tour AWESOME!

I had total of 3 nights in Yellowknife, and joined aurora hunting tour for 2 nights. Irene and Joe... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Yuan T
via mobile
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Welcome to Yellowknife! We offer a number of fun, exciting and interesting summer and winter Day Tours and Packages. Our specialty is our Aurora Hunting™ tours! As a 100% First Nation's owned tour company, we take great pride in showing our guests our homeland and sharing our culture and stories from the old days. All of our guides are Aboriginal and from the area. Our primary guide Joe, is First Nation's he is a descendant of the true Yellowknife's Dene, he grew up in the Great Slave Lake area, he knows the history, the places and people of Yellowknife, he knows Yellowknife and he is always happy to share his stories with you. If you are looking for a smaller, more personal tour experience with a local First Nation's tour company then North Star Adventures is for you! We look forward to having you on our tours! :)
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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N3, Canada
+1 867-446-2900
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is my first time going aurora hunting. I'm so grateful that i've joined the North Star Adventures. The North Star is very professional and the tour guide, Joe (Okikuma San), is very funny who amused me a lot on the road. He also told...More

Thank Zoe W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had total of 3 nights in Yellowknife, and joined aurora hunting tour for 2 nights. Irene and Joe are very experienced in searching for aurora. They gave me the best memories staying in Yellowknife.

Thank Yuan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I joined the North Star Adventures in early Sept 2017, having considered whether to stay in a tent or an aurora hunting. It proved me correct. Hunting is more proactive, giving us twice as excitement and fun then staying in the tent, which were to...More

Thank _alikolha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined the tour in early october. That night was cloudy, can't barely see aurora but the tour guide is quite helpful, she taught us how to adjust the camera and even chit chat with us when there is no aurora. We switched a few...More

1  Thank Wong Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had read almost all negative feedback before writing. I have to say something to Joe,?the owner of this company. Some people blame him to run tour even in a known weather of heavy cloud that chance of sucessful veiwing is very low, and some...More

Thank Joeckleung
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is always uneasy to dig out your best trip advisor or helpful information to plan your trip especially for a trip rare in recent future or even lifetime like viewing the Aurora. Fortunately, I referred to many opinion leaders online and found North Star...More

Thank Ravinn616
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many copycat companies out there pretending to do these trips right and for cheaper than Joe but if this trip is a "Bucket List" item, then why not do it right? North Star Adventures is the only one who'll get you the perfect...More

1  Thank ShanghaiArnie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 3 nights in Yellowknife just for viewing AURORA. We've been planning for this trip for a year as we cancelled it mid-November 2016 because of the cloudy weather as well as Joe's staff told us that it was not a...More

Thank Xinyue T
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My best friend and I just spent our Thanksgiving weekend visiting Yellowknife to see Aurora. (even though October is not a good month, we still took the chances) and we are glad we did !! We were referred by a friend to join North Star...More

2  Thank sandrakwan
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The first time to participate in Aurora hunter, very lucky to encounter the Level 7 Aurora. Although the second night of the Aurora, not too strong. But our tour guide renee & laine & sandy very nice. That is a very good aurora hunting.

1  Thank richie862
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21 September 2017|
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Response from Ellen Y | Reviewed this property |
hi, if you go to their website you'll find this: "1st best month – September (warm temperatures, Aurora reflecting off the water, amazing!!) 2nd best month – August (warmer temperatures, Aurora reflecting off the water... More
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3 September 2017|
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Response from GarySeow | Reviewed this property |
The package is ~ Aurora Hunting Tour! Cheers:) Gary
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13 March 2017|
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Response from Sharon L | Reviewed this property |
From mid-August to the end of September and from mid-November to mid-April are the best aurora viewing seasons in Yellowknife. These are the seasons we are open because they have clearer skies and more darkness than other... More