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Aurora Borealis lights up the skies in Yellowknife.

Yellowknife Aurora Borealis Viewing

Aurora Borealis lights up the skies in Yellowknife.
Enjoy a dazzling, wintry holiday in Yellowknife, North America's Aurora Capital. Experience incredible adventures such as Aurora viewing, aboriginal ice fishing, dog sled ride, and snowmobile adventure tour.
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Experience the dazzling Northern Lights with a 3-night Aurora Borealis viewing

Aboriginal ice fishing demonstration and guided snowmobiling tour

Dog sledding excursion and bison viewing

Tour of Yellowknife, North America's Aurora Capital

A history dipped in gold, landscape filled with wonders, and a skyline dotted with bright lights - Yellowknife is the perfect destination to experience the magic of the North. Daytime excursions include aboriginal ice fishing in Great Slave Lake, dog sledding excursion, and informative city tour of Yellowknife which includes a visit to the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. The museum digs further about the land, people, and history of the Northwest Territories. At the evening, fill your eyes with the spectacle of Aurora Borealis lighting up the sky. Watch in awe as the glowing colours of the Northern Lights blend perfectly with the mysterious landscape of Yellowknife - the most sublime way to remember this winter holiday.

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4-night accommodation in a mix of 3.5 and 4-star hotels
Breakfast and dinner daily
Ground transportation in Yellowknife
Tour escort


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Day 1

On arrival, there will be time to relax before an evening welcome dinner, where we will meet the rest of the group.

Day 2

This morning, we travel to Great Slave Lake. Here, we will observe an aboriginal ice fishing demonstration, then continue to a lodge where we will enjoy a feast of freshly caught fish. Tonight, following dinner, we have time at leisure before heading out for Aurora Viewing.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3

Today, we will explore Yellowknife on an informative city tour, including a visit to the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. We have this afternoon at our leisure before tonight’s Aurora Borealis Viewing.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4

This morning, we will enjoy a dog sledding experience. First, we willl visit the kennels to meet the dogs followed by a scenic dog sled ride through the snowy terrain. This afternoon, we will try our hand at Snowmobiling, stopping along the way to take photos and play on Yellowknife’s pristine frozen
lakes. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner followed by our last night of Aurora Borealis Viewing.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5

Today, your Yellowknife adventure comes to an end following breakfast and check out of the hotel.


Additional information

Official language
French & English
Canadian Dollars
4 nights
from AUD3,056
per person, twin share
22 January - 18 March 2020
Canada & Alaska Brochure

Important notes

  • This is a group tour  with maximum of 21 guests.
  • Aurora Borealis Viewing happens late at night, typically between the hours of 11:00 pm and 3:00 am. There is no guarantee the Aurora will be visible as it is a natural phenomenon and subject to weather conditions.

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