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4- to 6-Hour Northern Lights Tour from Yellowknife provided by The Aurora Borealis Experience - Day Tours

4- to 6-Hour Northern Lights Tour from Yellowknife

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Overview
Witness the unbelievable colors of the Aurora Borealis on a tour that takes you deep into the Northwest Territories. Guides ensure you get the best possible views by visiting a number of isolated locations far from the lights of the city. Warm up under the starry sky with hot beverages, and return to Yellowknife with Northern Lights photos that will last a lifetime. Hotel pickup makes for a seamless experience.
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    The Aurora Borealis Experience - Day Tours
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    Witness the breathtaking Northern Lights with us!
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Highlights
  • Journey to ideal viewing locations: ice roads, frozen lakes, and open fields
  • Tour the backcountry in comfort with access to hot drinks and washrooms 
  • Learn how the Northern Lights are formed in this part of Canada
  • Camera equipment not necessary as photos included at no extra cost
What to Expect
Your evening starts with a pickup from your centrally located Yellowknife accommodation (departure time varies seasonally). Begin the trek out of the city in the comfort of a mini-coach equipped with free Wi-Fi. Once in the backcountry, guides begin hunting for the best views of the Northern Lights. At each location, you have access to washrooms, the warmth of your transportation vehicle, and, at certain stops, heated tents, and teepees. Between photo opportunities of the dancing lights, enjoy hot beverages and snacks with your group, and listen as your guides explain how and why the Northern Lights exist in this region of Canada. After a night of sky-gazing, relax in the comfort of the coach on the return trip. Your adventure ends back at your doorstep in Yellowknife.
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Duration
4–6 hours
Inclusions
  • Guide
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Transport by mini coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Dinner
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 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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Alexis wrote a review Mar 2020
Canada48 contributions
This tour was awesome. We went to our first location and saw a stripe of lights. When we went out to the camp, the Auroras were INCREDIBLE. It was almost a surreal experience that something that beautiful was real. The lights danced, the skies were clear, and it was cold (I
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Samira R wrote a review Mar 2020
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I loved being part of this tour. It has all the necessities, a bus to take you there, snaks, warm tents and fire pits, photo taking, and very importantly welcoming tour guides. The only drawback was that I had waited quite a while to be picked up so I think they should improve
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Date of experience: March 2020
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David Brown wrote a review Feb 2020
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Fantastic!! We saw our first Aurora!! We were taken to one spot but saw no aurora. We left and went east to another spot and the sky was clear. After about half an hour the aurora broke out. To the naked eye it was white with a little greenish or pink shade. When looking
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Miranda L wrote a review Feb 2020
Yellowknife, Canada4 contributions
This was the most horrible experience for us. We booked the bus tour, specified the pickup hotel, and paid the full price ALL BECAUSE FEB 18 WAS A GREAT NIGHT TO SEE AURORA BOREALIS. The itinerary said pick up time is 9:00pm. We waited at the lobby from 8:30pm to 10 pm, all
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Vincent wrote a review Jan 2020
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The first time that I'm writing a review because I'm so disappointed and frustrated. I would not recommend this company to anyone. Here is my story of my Aurora tour on the 18.12.2019. We (me and my partner) wanted to book the Aurora tour quite shortly (same day). We
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Date of experience: December 2019
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maureenmW8903WF
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told us to "shut up"
We've never been treated so rudely. We asked his name so we could complain to his boss. He hid his name tag and wo
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davidmW8147WO
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Aurora borealis viewing industry Yellowknife needs to set quality standards
There are some unfortunate apples in the local industry that are giving it bad name. . Employees with the company
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clareisabelly
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Great service
We went on the tour with Julian & co for three nights - sadly, didn't get to see the Lights, but still had a very n
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Barb N
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Amazing
Aurora tours took care of everything from airport pick ups to clothing rentals, night viewings at a private area, p
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Imsoo H
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Best aurora tour in town.
It was my first trip to yellowknife. They picked me up at the airport and also dropped off at the right time. Julia
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Phoebe L
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Awesome Tour
The pretty & professional Hong Kong tour guide is so nice she helped us to take many wonderful photo.
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skedhar
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Aurora Borealis Experience
Julian and his team were fantastic. From the time they picked us up from the airport to final drop off.. we couldn'
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johngriffith2018
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Great Experience
Stephanie and Olivia were excellent guides. They knew where to take our group for great views of Aurora, and they w
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alfalfaAustralia
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Thoroughly enjoyed this aurora viewing experience. Strongly recommended
Julian Botnik's aurora borealis experience tour was the first tour I and my family (4 people) did in Yellowknife. D
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Jack L
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We had wonderful experience!
I took my family for an Aurora hunting trip and spent two nights with you. The first day the weather was not so goo
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Toseeistobelieve
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Amazing experience
Saw the aurora borealis all 3 nights of my stay, one night better than the next! On the last night, I could see the
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Sunyoung L
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Fantastic Aurora
I lay down on the lake with the children and made the snow angel, which allowed the children to have fun until the
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Aso S
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Excellent!
I joined the tour with my friends. There are 2 guides every night and they always tried their best! Thanks to them
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婷婷 张
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Good service!
I just come back from the trip. Julian is very nice guy. The weather was bad, very cloudy, so he spent a few hours
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didioct
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dancing aurora
It was a wonderful aurora dancing night. Julian and Olivia tried chasing the aurora as the weather was so cloudy. P
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–6 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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