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My Backyard Tours - Day Tours

138 reviews
About My Backyard Tours - Day Tours
See Yellowknife through the eyes of people who came for two years and stayed a lifetime. Enjoy learning about Yellowknife's history, meet local artisans or hike to Cameron Waterfalls. Want to experience more of the Northwest Territories? Our fly-out fishing and photography adventures will immerse you in the authentic splendour of the Northwest Territories and provide you with memories that will last a lifetime. Day tours range from 2 - 5 hours in length. Fly-out package range from 4-8 days. Custom packages are available as well as step-on guide services. Our professionally guided tours offer personalized service and participants interests are incorporated into City, Ingraham Trail and Northern Lights Tours.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My group took the Ice Falls Tour and it was great. Our Guide was Stephanie who was so knowledgable and thoughtful. It was one of the highlights of my trip. The tour was small and was catered to all our needs and more. Stephanie even...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Margaret P, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We love the feeling of you having an amazing experience during your visit to Yellowknife and we're so very glad to be a part of it. Thank you for the great review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the Yellowknife City Tour, the Ice Falls Tour and we also rented clothing for the week from My Backyard Tours. We had such a great time exploring Yellowknife with Barb our tour guide who took us all over YK and provided lots of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Margaret P, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're so glad you enjoyed touring our backyard during the day with us and were happy with the service we provided. Thank you for the great review, your booking and choosing Yellowknife as your destination of choice. Please visit us again - we'd love to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I did a ‘walking tour’ with Backyard Tours, which involved about an hour or so walk across part of the frozen lake and through the forest to see the frozen waterfall, and then a most informative tour, mostly in the van, through...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Margaret P, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're delighted that you had a great time with Ryan on tour yesterday we'll be sure to pass along your accolades. We too think the same about the people the choose to work with us - our guides, either they've lived here for a lifetime...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I operate winter photo tours in Yellowknife and provide warm clothing for all participants. I rent the clothing from My Backyard Tours and have been extremely satisfied with their service. They deliver on time and with a smile and are happy to offer advice about...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Margaret P, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. We absolutely love teaming up with you to provide people from around the world in the right clothing for our northern temperatures so they can have fun and enjoy themselves in warmth and comfort while visiting -...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent three-hour with local guide Mary, bit of hiking to the ice-falls and an ancient cemetery, oldtown and ice road, all perfectly adjusted to the needs and ability of the customers.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dingojosy
Margaret P, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're delighted that you joined us and had a terrific time with our amazing guide Mary. We hope you'll consider returning and seeing more of our backyard.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Backyard Tours were all sold out but we rented winter gear from them. Margaret and Amanda couldn't have been easier to work with. Very professional and when I had trouble with the zipper on my parka they met us and exchanged it for another...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Margaret P, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review. You'll have to visit again and come on tour with us! All the best!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a gamble that we would see any Auroras when we booked our trip to Yellowknife. As it turned out , the weather was not good for Aurora viewing on 3 of the 4 nights we went out. Fortunately for us , we were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Margaret P, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. So glad you had a great time and enjoyed the tour and the aurora!

Reviewed 7 January 2019

We had a great City Tour with My Backyard tours. For 2 hours we rode with Mary in an suv and learned about the history of Yellowknife as we saw downtown, Old Town, Slave Lake, and got recommendations of places we may want to return...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Margaret P, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you so much for the kind words. We're so happy you had a great stay and were warm.

Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

They are friendly and helpful. Willing to provide extra help with anything. And well organized. Good experience with them.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Zhuang M
Margaret P, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks so much! Glad you had a good experience.

Reviewed 22 December 2018

Coming from a warmer climate I was a little nervous about the prospect of the cold weather in Yellowknife. I rented winter clothes from MBYT for my 4 night stay and the clothes were excellent and kept me warm throughout my visit - even when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Margaret P, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks so much! We're delighted you were warm and had great experiences!

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sherryshi2018
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Response from Margaret P | Property representative |
Hi Sherry, I believe we've been in touch and YOU'RE booked on one our of our AWESOME tours. Sorry for the delay, we very much appreciate your inquiry and will make a point to check in with Trip Advisor more often. See you... More
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Hello, thank you for your interest. Our website address is under the name of My Backyard Tours. Search My Backyard Tours on the internet you will find us. Trip Adviser does not allow for us to post our website address... More
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