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North Star Adventures

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N3, Canada
+1 867-446-2900
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Aurora Hunting and Snowmobiling Day Trip - What a GREAT time!

We thoroughly enjoyed our time with North Star Adventures, though we saw the lights on only one of... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Calgary, Canada
Happy and Satisfied Returning Guest

I visited Yellowknife for the second year in a row and booked our tours again with North Star... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Eeza R
Metro Manila, Philippines
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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 descendent 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 13 May 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our time with North Star Adventures, though we saw the lights on only one of two booked evening tours, which is rare but seeing the lights is never a guarantee. Joe answered every question we had during the time we were booking...More

1  Thank TracyAP
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I visited Yellowknife for the second year in a row and booked our tours again with North Star Adventures. We booked the North Star Aurora Package and got a third night of Aurora hunting tour with a 10% "We're Happy to See You Back" discount....More

1  Thank Eeza R
Reviewed 23 April 2017

From booking to completion it was a pleasure dealing with everyone at North Star Adventures. The Aurora hunting was amazing. Joe is a fantastic and very well informed and passionate guide. We saw amazing Aurora both nights in different spots and scenery and it is...More

Thank Martinintoronto
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Did 2 tours. Aurora hunting and snowmobile. Aurora hunting was very cool. Large comfortable bus came in very handy. Shielded us from the cold weather and place to nap as the tour goes pretty late. Tour guides Chris and Zoey were very helpful and knowledge....More

Thank Luke X
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My family had signed up for both the aurora trip and boat trip with North Star Adventures. The aurora trip went well - they were very punctual with the pickup from the hotel. We managed to see the aurora and Joe made sure everyone had...More

1  Thank jeni_hk
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great tour overall. We had our first night with Joe, he is very optimistic and knowledgeable. Explaining about the formations of Aurora and making jokes to keep the atmophere light before we finally 'hunted' down the aurora. You can see his passion in his work!...More

1  Thank Cathtq
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I booked my Aurora hunting tour very last minute and the team were super accommodating and quick to respond, even after hours. My tour that night was led by Joe, the owner himself! He was super friendly and drove us to the best Aurora viewing...More

Thank paige0993
Reviewed 12 April 2017

On our first night we joined the Aurora hunting tour. Greg our driver drove us to various spots through out the side to ensure that we had the best chances to see the lights. We were very lucky to see strong Aurora that night! Zoe...More

Thank June S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We toured with the North Star Adventures on March, 2017. The staff was considerate and knowledgeable. We didn't see any lights on the first night due to the clouds. But on the second night, we were lucky to see the faint but heavenly lights. Three...More

Thank hkaur2017
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My friend and I joined 2 tours with North Star Adventures on 28 Mar 17 - 2.5hrs Snowmobile and Aurora Hunting Tour. The snowmobile tour is fun and interesting. After ensuring that we are comfortable to drive the ski-doo on our own, the guides let...More

Thank tsmin
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Coco Y
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
18 January 2017|
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Response from Alex L | Reviewed this property |
No problem. You are allowed to stay in the van if it's too cold. You only alight the van when there is Aurora to be viewed. They also serve hot chocolate and cookies to keep you warm. It maybe too cramped to stay in the van... More
Manjula S
11 December 2016|
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Response from NorthStarAdventures | Property representative |
It depends on weather. If it is cloudy or snowing the chances are not good.