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Aurora Borealis Experience

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During fall and winter seasons, the skies come alive with the dancing waves of nature’s greatest light show – the Aurora Borealis. The charm of the Northern Lights cannot be described with words, you have to experience them for yourself!
Canada
Wildlife
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

Dawson City Museum visit including admission

Admire the dancing waves of colours painted across the sky 

Visit the Dawson Historical Complex, an incredible National notable site

Tour the Klondike Gold Fields in Dawson

Start your discovery surrounded by beautiful wilderness in the Yukon’s capital: Whitehorse. In the evening, venture out with your professional Northern Tales Travel Services guide to view the ethereal display of coloured flights shimmering across the night sky known as Aurora Borealis.

Continue to Dawson City where you will experience one of the last great gold rushes, and connect with the region’s deep-rooted First Nation Cultures. In addition, each night you will have the opportunity to hunt the Northern Lights with our expert guide from the Klondike region. Fly back to Whitehorse where your journey comes to an end.

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Included

3 nights in Whitehorse
2 nights in Dawson
4 nightly guided Aurora Viewing excursions
Return flights from Whitehorse to Dawson City
City and Goldfields of Dawson Tour
Return shuttle service between Whitehorse Airport and hotel
Return transfers to and from Dawson Airport
Historic Dawson City Walking Tour
Dawson City Museum visit including admission
Travel and Information Kit
4-day winter clothing package (jacket, pants, boots, gloves/mitts, hat/toque;
Day 1
Whitehorse

Arrive in Whitehorse and take a complimentary shuttle to your hotel. At check-in, your Winter Clothing Package will be waiting for you. Take the remainder of the day to explore the local sights and sounds of this frontier city. In the evening, your Northern Tales Travel Services guide will pick you up at your hotel to venture out under the nightscape to view the extraordinary natural light display on your first Aurora Borealis excursion.

Overnight stay in Whitehorse.

Whitehorse
Whitehorse
Day 2
Whitehorse

A day at leisure in Whitehorse. You can explore this northern city on your own or take an optional dog sledding tour (extra cost). Enjoy an evening Aurora Borealis viewing excursion.

Overnight stay in Whitehorse.

Whitehorse
Northern Lights
Day 3- 4
Whitehorse → Dawson

Take a shuttle to Whitehorse  Airport, board your morning flight to Dawson City where you are met by our representative and transfer to your hotel.

Over the next two days, your guide will take you on several guided tours, including a City and Goldfields Tour, a visit to Dawson City Museum including admission, and a Dawson City Historic Walking Tour. In addition, each night will include a guided Northern Lights Viewing Tour.

Overnight stay in Dawson City.

Whitehorse → Dawson
Dawson City
Day 5
Dawson → Whitehorse

After a leisurely morning in Dawson City, you are transferred to the airport for your midday flight back to Whitehorse. Upon arrival in Whitehorse, take a complimentary shuttle to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to further explore the city or enjoy the amenities of your hotel.

Overnight stay in Whitehorse.

Dawson → Whitehorse
Klondike Region
Day 6
Whitehorse

Today your Northern Experience comes to an end.

Additional information

Official language
French & English
Local currency
Canadian Dollars
Independent Holiday Package

Start your holiday when and with who you want! Our Independent Holiday Packages are NOT group tours with set departure dates. Available daily, they are pre-designed, purpose built, packaged itineraries full of memorable experiences delivered by our hand-picked local partners.

5 nights
from AUD2,938
per person, twin share
Canada
Whitehorse
Whitehorse
Wildlife
Independent Holiday Packages
05 January 2022 - 23 March 2022 | Departure Daily except Tuesdays and Thursdays

Important notes

  • Please note that this product is not part of our flexible booking policy as the supplier terms and conditions apply. Our team will advise of the exact booking conditions at the time of booking.
  • Minimum age requirement is 5 years old
  • Please note that the tour schedule is subject to change based on weather or other circumstances beyond the supplier’s control.

Blackout dates may apply during festive season.