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Join us and experience the breathtaking Northern Lights in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
+1 867-444-0772
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Reviewed 1 week ago

December 27th: The tour was the best! Roland is the best driver! And not only because he is "quebecois"!! Always smiling, a good word for everybody, going on route 3 (west) where there's less buses, a stop at warm restrooms at the airport, best spots...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Toulouse1102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't choose this travel agency. It's a money-grabbing group. We signed up for three days and two nights of the semi-free tour, the first night after watching the Aurora (due to the weather did not see Aurora)the guide (English and Chinese level is not high...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RyanTimothy1009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aurora Borealis Experience does more than just take you out to see the Aurora. Julian's company is more of a tour company that will arrange all of your Yellowknife tours and excursions without having to piecemeal everything separately by yourself. Some of the services...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mikan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not see any auroras that night. We understand that no one has control over the weather and that a cloudy sky makes it harder to see auroras however, the tour consisted in few and very brief stops. We also had no explanations as...More

Thank Rockstarine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour is great! Tour guide Katy speaks Chinese and English well along with driver Roland made the night so much fun! We end up going to 2 nights and we end up in different places in Yellowknife. They stopped whenever and wherever there is...More

Thank choimandy96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic tour company. We went out to aurora village 3 nights and loved each experience even though only one night had an aurora out. The tour guides were all competent and friendly. The tours were always on time and run like clockwork with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mikey243
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

This tour bring by a girls who can talk Cantonese, mandarin & English. She tried her best to help clients to take aurora photo in each venue & free airdrop to each customer or email to non iPhone users. But the tour is too many...More

Thank Kamocot
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Was in town for a short visit and wanted a no stress tour with an opportunity to see northern lights. Based on trip advisor reviews I booked the tour. They picked us up as promised at our hotels the two guides and the driver we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

I was greeted by a very friendly and young tour guide at the airport. She then brought us to our hotel (Chateau Nova - which is very roomy and cozy). After settling in and grabbed a quick dinner, we started our excursion. We saw beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

It was my first trip to yellowknife. They picked me up at the airport and also dropped off at the right time. Julian and his team was considerate, knowledgeable and effective. Julian and Richard knew where to go to hunt aurora and were full of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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