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Aurora Borealis & Northern Lights Tours Yukon

Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5P7, Canada
+1 867-667-6054
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When the sky burst into dancing green, a night I will never forget! Thank you Northern Tale for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Van V
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Tour guides Tom, Silke, and Kristin made this vacation experience a memorable one. They were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pldj m
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Welcome to Northern Tales Travel Services, your one-stop shopping spot for year-round adventure in the Yukon! In winter, enjoy an aurora borealis viewing package with optional winter activities such as dog mushing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice fishing, sightseeing flights and special events. Summer experiences include hiking the Chilkoot Trail, canoeing remote rivers reachable only by float-plane, fishing on the Big Salmon River, trekking past glaciers in Kluane National Park, and much more! Ask about custom, individual and private trips by foot, boat or van.
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Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5P7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When the sky burst into dancing green, a night I will never forget! Thank you Northern Tale for such a wonderful Aurora viewing experienced. You guys are the best. Keep it up!

Thank Van V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour guides Tom, Silke, and Kristin made this vacation experience a memorable one. They were knowledgeable and insightful in our viewing of northern lights, animal sanctuary, and national parks. There guidance exceeded all expectations.

1  Thank pldj m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent an amazing evening with our guide- she was knowledgable, friendly and engaging. Not only did we get to see the Northern Lights in all their glory we had a photography camera lesson as well. Dress warm - hot drinks, cookies and even a...More

Thank CherylTurner5085
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to the Aurora viewing twice and both nights we were fortunate enough to see the Northern Lights. My camera was not good enough to use but Silke, your tour guide, took some amazing photos, so thank you very much. It was an great...More

Thank wacacata
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate that we did get a showing of the lights however prior reviews had indicated that whilst waiting for the lights we would hear local stories, the guide was pleasant however did not communicate any local information which was disappointingMore

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Northern-Tales, Owner at Aurora Borealis & Northern Lights Tours Yukon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you had a nice aurora borealis display showing up for your tour. We apologize that your expectation regarding hearing local stories was not fulfilled. This is not an included service in our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked a Northern Lights tour on a whim, and were blown away by the experience! We flew into Whitehorse, and were greeted by an awesome guide. The next day, we toured the town of Whitehorse, and learned a lot about the...More

5  Thank Grace W
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We booked the 3-night tour and crammed so much activity into that weekend! All the Northern Tales staff were fantastic before, during and after our trip. The guides were friendly and extremely knowledgeable and really added to our experience. We rented the Arctic gear, which...More

8  Thank Marni J
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were picked up from the airport by Kristen and from then on, our trip was amazing. We saw the northern lights and got fantastic photos thanks to expert advice on how to set things up from Kristen. We visited Boreale Ranch, the wildlife preserve...More

1  Thank Jwilson70
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Thanks Tom and Mayumi for being the excellent tour guides! they were very kind, helpful and knowledgable in setting up cameras so you have the best photos! BUT Even I did not have my own professional camera, I could download beautiful photos taken from the...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Good morning, I am sorry my response has been delayed. Our trip to Whitehorse and excursion activities were refreshing and overwhelming pleasant. We have taken numerous trips where the guides rushed through information or didn't seem totally interested in their product. We all thoroughly enjoyed...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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415Care
31 August 2017|
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Response from Northern-Tales | Property representative |
Hi, The Northern Lights are visible from the end of August to mid April of the following year. During the summer months the nights are not dark enough to see the aurora borealis. During the season there is nothing like the... More
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Emma H
27 August 2017|
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Response from Northern-Tales | Property representative |
Hi Emma, There is nothing like the best time for aurora viewing, because all depends on solar activities and the aurora performances have nothing to do with temperatures or seasons on earth. If you are flexible in your time... More
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Sagar1279
24 August 2017|
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Response from Northern-Tales | Property representative |
Hi there, The Aurora can be seen between late August and mid April. There is nothing like the best time for aurora viewing, because all depends on solar activities and the aurora performances have nothing to do with... More
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