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Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N3, Canada
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+1 867-446-2900
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Welcome to Yellowknife! We offer a number of fun, exciting and interesting...

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 descendent 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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North Star Adventures-Aurora Hunting and Snowmobile

Very professional! Punctual, organised and reliable. Prices of tour packages is reasonable. For Aurora Hunting, Joe, the driver, is friendly and engaging! Tried his best to hunt... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very professional! Punctual, organised and reliable. Prices of tour packages is reasonable. For Aurora Hunting, Joe, the driver, is friendly and engaging! Tried his best to hunt the northern lights for which he did! :) Made all his passengers felt welcome and at ease. Snowmobile with the company was good! We rode through the woods and spent some time exploring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tour was so good. I hd both of hunting tour and viewing tour, but hunting was better. Not so many people in a group, around 10 something?. And guide, Zoe, Taiwanese girl, was very kind. She tried her best to make people not bored.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tour was amazing, it was not expensive and the hunting was fun, we drove to different places that could see the Aurora. The guide, Tzu-Yu and the driver were so experienced and helpful. They introduced and taught us how to take photos of the Aurora as well as preparing cookies and hot chocolate in such a cold weather. And... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Did the Aurora Snowmobile Package and give the price of $200pp for 5 hours it was the best (cheapest) package to both see the Aurora and do snowmobiling (although at night). It is a small company but very accommodating and extremely pleasant people! It is local run and caps off a tour to the North!

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2 Thank Andy M
Region of Waterloo, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined the Aurora Hunting (twice), Shoeshoeing, and Night time snowmobile aurora tour. It was an amazing experience overall and we highly recommend it for anyone visiting Yellowknife. Aurora Hunting Tour - We landed in the evening so joined the aurora hunting tour on our first night. The guide was quite quiet and didn't give us much explanation, which was... More 

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2 Thank themaplet
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we attended the snowmobile trip, very good view and interesting experience! they picked up and drop us from the hotel, and provided hot beverage. Guides are very nice!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't see an perfect Aurora ,but the guide and drivers are very nice .Thank you Zoe,thank you for your fantastic photos!

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Virginia
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122 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I seldom gave negative reviews but we were really disappointed with North Star Adventure (NSA). We truly expected more from NSA since were a huge group joining for two consecutive nite to hunts for Auroras. Mind you, Joe was not as friendly nor funny as mentioned by the reviews. Yes they answered our many questions before we paid them the... More 

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It is always unfortunate to get one of these, even more so when the review is not warranted. This person/group took 2 Aurora Hunting tours and saw Aurora on both nights (one night we drove mainly kms as it was cloudy in Yellowknife). Upon reviewing all of their 40 photos, in every photo they had great big smiles, including the... More 

Calgary
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54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Joe and his team did a great job in helping everyone with the Aurora experience of a lifetime. Quite a large group as there were four vans in the convoy but everyone was still able to get individual attention. Just a general note for everyone looking to view the Northern Lights, unless the Aurora are very strong you will only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At dec 26 night, my husband and I went for aurora hunting. Driver is James, he is hilarious and talkative, adding so much fun of the trip. He and the guider Zoe are both friendly. We didn't rent the clothing. They letting us up and down the cars for several times. And James kept conversations with us keep us against... More 

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