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My Backyard Tours - Day Tours

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N4, Canada
+1 867-920-4654
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Perfect Introductory to Yellowknife

We took a personalised town tour of Yellowknife and it was definitely worth. The tour around the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alice Springs, Australia
Great Tour, Good customer support

We are pleased to join Trevor' s city your and Ice Falls hiking. Trevor is very nice and knowledge... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Taipei, Taiwan
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See Yellowknife through the eyes of people who came for two years and stayed a lifetime. Enjoy learning about Yellowknife's history, meet local artisans or hike to Cameron Waterfalls. Want to experience more of the Northwest Territories? Our fly-out fishing and photography adventures will immerse you in the authentic splendour of the Northwest Territories and provide you with memories that will last a lifetime. Day tours range from 2 - 5 hours in length. Fly-out package range from 4-8 days. Custom packages are available as well as step-on guide services. Our professionally guided tours offer personalized service and participants interests are incorporated into City, Ingraham Trail and Northern Lights Tours.
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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N4, Canada
+1 867-920-4654

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a personalised town tour of Yellowknife and it was definitely worth. The tour around the town was so informative and interesting and the sites we saw were amazing. We are so glad we took this tour as we feel we would have really...More

Thank dom241527
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We are pleased to join Trevor' s city your and Ice Falls hiking. Trevor is very nice and knowledge guide. Cookie and hot Cedar drink warm us during your. Excellent experience. We also rented winter clothing from them. Few issues we had : (1)our gears...More

Thank dreamtracker2014
Reviewed 27 March 2017

These guys were great in hooking us up with our Winter Clothing on arrival to Yellowknife. Fantastic communication and prompt service, even coming to our accommodation twice to switch out things that weren't the right size. Thanks to Margaret for organising and Trevor for taking...More

Thank subienz
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We booked the city tour for our first full day in Yellowknife! Glad we did as it helped alot with the "lay of the land". Trevor our guide was very professional, great personality and answered all our questions. A wealth of knowledge! Hit all the...More

Thank jason j
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We visited Yellowknife in March to view the northern lights and contacted My Backyard to rent clothing. Their outdoor gear is very high quality, in great condition, and fit properly. The convenience of delivery and pickup at the guest house made it even better. We...More

Thank CaptDG
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Did the aurora viewing at Margret's cabin which is the owner of the tour. Great snacks, free tripods, we felt like we were friends for years. Bill went out of his way to help me adjust my camera to take the best possible pictures. Would...More

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yellowknifemargaret, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Thank you, it was a pleasure for us to meet you and have you join us on our tour. Margaret and MBYT team

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Very reliable, great tour.... Our winter clothes were there for us, in excellent condition and quality. Especially good to have them because our bags were delayed by a day and we were fine. The city tour was wonderful, tailored to our interests and with insider...More

Thank DLMS_3
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The pick up by Tim was very on time, and he knew some of us haven't been on the ice road, so he took the ice road to the cabin instead. Really appreciated with the flexibility. Even though I didn't see the northern lights that...More

Thank sunshinelpc
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

How do I begin!! The aurora tour was the highlight of our stay in Yellowknife!! It was so personalized and we truly felt like we were visiting with family!!! Margaret made delicious homemade treats to go with the hot chocolate that warmed us up!!! Bill...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 February 2017

A great experience with my backyard tours ~ We are a group of 9 ppl with adults and kids. A warm, cozy and private cabin, professional advice on our camera settings. the snacks are freshly made and our birthday boys are surprised with the yummy...More

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When is the bet time to visit YellowKnife to see the aurora??
21 June 2016|
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Response from aguedaniel | Reviewed this property |
Everyone we asked said that December to March is the ideal time. We were told that if you stay for 3 nights, you will most likely see it at least in one of those nights. We were there for 4 nights and we saw it in 3 of those... More
Hi Margaret, What is your cancellation & refund policy of your northern lights tour regarding bad weather?
14 February 2016|
Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
You can email Margaret. Her address is the one on their website. If you book a tour with Margaret you won't regret. We booked tours with 3 different companies. This our favorite aurora tour by far. They had the best... More