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North Star Adventures

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N3, Canada
+1 867-446-2900
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2 nights Aurora Hunting Tour

My best friend and I just spent our Thanksgiving weekend visiting Yellowknife to see Aurora. (even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Markham, Canada
Amazing Auora Trip.

The first time to participate in Aurora hunter, very lucky to encounter the Level 7... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Taichung, Taiwan
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Welcome to Yellowknife! We offer a number of fun, exciting and interesting summer and winter Day Tours and Packages. Our specialty is our Aurora Hunting™ tours! As a 100% First Nation's owned tour company, we take great pride in showing our guests our homeland and sharing our culture and stories from the old days. All of our guides are Aboriginal and from the area. Our primary guide Joe, is First Nation's he is a descendant of the true Yellowknife's Dene, he grew up in the Great Slave Lake area, he knows the history, the places and people of Yellowknife, he knows Yellowknife and he is always happy to share his stories with you. If you are looking for a smaller, more personal tour experience with a local First Nation's tour company then North Star Adventures is for you! We look forward to having you on our tours! :)
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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N3, Canada
+1 867-446-2900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend and I just spent our Thanksgiving weekend visiting Yellowknife to see Aurora. (even though October is not a good month, we still took the chances) and we are glad we did !! We were referred by a friend to join North Star...More

2  Thank sandrakwan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time to participate in Aurora hunter, very lucky to encounter the Level 7 Aurora. Although the second night of the Aurora, not too strong. But our tour guide renee & laine & sandy very nice. That is a very good aurora hunting.

1  Thank richie862
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our outing with Joe and his crew was awesome! He's on time for the pick-up at the hotel, he patiently hunts Aurora out and consults his other drivers to determine the best spot to admire her light show in the night sky, he's cheerful, gives...More

1  Thank andreelamarche
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I and my friends joined a 3-night Aurora Hunting + City Tour Package. We did not plan for a boat tour at first, but were glad that we made it to join a two-hour Big Slave Lake tour the day before we left. During the...More

2  Thank AiW32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had read great reviews here on Tripadvisor and the North Star website that September was touted as the best time to go to Yellowknife for the Northern Lights. Sadly, thanks to overcast weather, there were no lights whatsoever. Mother Nature missed out both nights...More

3  Thank lyn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I joined two nights private aurora hunting tour at North Star Adventure. First night the aurora is not very strong but our guide Sandy was very patient and friendly and always with gentle smile to us tried very hard to catch the best mode for...More

1  Thank Regina T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So far the best Aurora experience we've ever had! Big thanks to Renee and Lanie, they've been very patient and making sure everyone was having a good time. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Joanna Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a really perfect travel in my life , the real aurora , and the Tour guide are amazing too, you guess what? When we are in the Tour bus there are so many people ,but they always can help us in the time ,the...More

1  Thank 佩芬林2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

North Star Adventures offers a unique Aurora Hunting tour, which is very popular. It is a large tour and for Chinese speakers, they have guides who speak both Cantonese and Mandarin. The tour itself was interesting but remembered that it was an aurora hunting tour...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard about the percentage of seeing aurora in yellowknife is 98% i did not believe it until i came. we booked 3 nights of Aurora hunting tour. and aurora showed up 3 nights!! the staff girls were extremely helpful. Lanie, sandy and Renee, they...More

1  Thank Evan H
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22 September 2017|
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Response from Ellen Y | Reviewed this property |
hi, if you go to their website you'll find this: "1st best month – September (warm temperatures, Aurora reflecting off the water, amazing!!) 2nd best month – August (warmer temperatures, Aurora reflecting off the water... More
Lewis H
3 September 2017|
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Response from GarySeow | Reviewed this property |
The package is ~ Aurora Hunting Tour! Cheers:) Gary
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14 March 2017|
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Response from Sharon L | Reviewed this property |
From mid-August to the end of September and from mid-November to mid-April are the best aurora viewing seasons in Yellowknife. These are the seasons we are open because they have clearer skies and more darkness than other... More