Northern myths: 'The Aurora is only visible in winter'

Northern myths: 'The Aurora is only visible in winter'

Northern myths: 'The Aurora is only visible in winter'

Anyone who says this is a little dim. Our brilliant, billowing Northern Lights blaze in the sky all year long. Even in late summer up here, the nights are dark enough for dazzling Auroral shows, and autumn affords some of the best Northern Lights-viewing on Earth. 

To get the full story on the Northern Lights, explore Aurora-viewing in the Northwest Territories.  

 

 

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North Star Adventures

If you’re looking for the complete Yellowknife Aurora experience then North Star Adventures is for you! As one of the world’s leading Aurora tour companies, we will go above and beyond to make sure your Yellowknife visit is a trip of a lifetime. We are 100% First Nation’s owned. We know Yellowknife, we know Aurora. Read more

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Enodah Wilderness Travel/ Trout Rock Lodge

Our late summer and fall tours (mid-August to early October) include a short trip by float plane to the lodge. Enjoy boating, berry picking, fishing and hiking, and some of the best aurora viewing in the northern hemisphere.Stay three nights and you are almost guaranteed a glimpse of the Northern Lights, nature’s greatest light show. Read more

North Star Adventures

100% Aboriginal owned! 50,000 years of experience! We offer fun Day Tours in both Summer and Winter seasons. We also offer once in a lifetime multi-day adventure experiences, each showcasing one of the... Read more

NARWAL Northern Adventures

Northern and Remote Wilderness Adventures Ltd. (NARWAL) is a small, friendly, majority Aboriginal owned and operated family business. Our reputation as a competent, safety conscious outdoor adventure school is well... Read more

My Backyard Tours

We offer fun and informative professionally guided tours. Participant's interests are incorporated into our City, Capital Sites and Meet the Artist Gallery tours which range from 2-3 hours in length. Our tours also get... Read more

Blachford Lake Lodge & Wilderness Resort

Eco-award winning, all-season, fly-in (from Yellowknife) wilderness resort and lodge. Open summer and winter for aurora viewing, fishing, and wilderness holidays out of Yellowknife. Read more

Arctic Adventure Tours & Arctic Chalet

Real Arctic Adventure Tours out of Inuvik - way up north above the Arctic Circle! We offer a variety of summer and winter tours. In summer we feature Cultural Tuk Tours, a spectacular flying tour and... Read more

Yellowknife Outdoor Adventures

For a Great Northern Experience! Yellowknife Outdoor Adventures offers a variety of day trips ranging from 2 to 10 hours in all seasons and for all ages. We can tailor outdoor day programs or packages to suit your... Read more

Aylmer Lake Lodge

World Class Lake Trout Angling Aylmer Lake Lodge is located in Rocknest Bay on Aylmer Lake, NWT. A beautiful arctic barrenlands setting about 150 Km north of the treeline and 370 Km NE... Read more

Yellowknife Online

Yellowknife Online produces Yellowknife specific articles and content for visitors, residents, and newcomers. Yellowknife Online has recently transferred that knowledge and information into a set of localized tours.... Read more

Yellowknife Online

Yellowknife Online produces Yellowknife specific articles and content for visitors, residents, and newcomers. Yellowknife Online has recently transferred that knowledge and information into a set of localized tours.... Read more

Aurora Tours.net

We are a local Aboriginal tour company based in Yellowknife, the capital of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Our focus is on bringing fun and excitement into our cultural tour packages. We want you to create... Read more

Northern Star B&B

Northern Star B&B and Tourist Services is committed to giving visitors the Yellowknife and Aurora experience of a lifetime. We offer a variety of tours designed to fit your budget. Please contact us today for your... Read more

Nanook Aurora Tours

Offering four-hour Aurora tours including the ice road and City of Yellowknife. Pick-up and drop-off available. Small groups. Service in Japanese available. Call or visit website for more details. Read more

Great Slave Lake Tours

Great Slave Lake Tours offers winter and summer trips on Great Slave Lake, the ninth biggest lake in the world and the deepest lake in North America. Tour by boat in summer or Bombardier snowmobile (B12) in winter.... Read more

Enodah Wilderness Travel/ Trout Rock Lodge

Trout Rock Lodge is a beautiful wilderness lodge located in the pristine North Arm of Great Slave Lake. It is a 15 minute floatplane ride from Yellowknife. Read more

Beck's Kennels

World class dogsled tours! Kennel owned and operated by World Champion dog racer, Grant Beck. Read more

Aurora Village

Aurora Village is a unique Aurora-viewing facility situated 25 minutes from downtown Yellowknife. Simply the most popular Aurora-viewing experience in the world! Read more

2 Seasons Adventures

We are the Hay River adventure experts. See Hay River like you have never seen it before. We offer boat tours on Great Slave Lake, fishing tours to Brabant Island at the mouth of the Mackenzie River, and many other... Read more

Yellowknife Tours

Come experience world-class Aurora Borealis viewing in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. We are the only guides in the Northwest Territories to offer services in Mandarin, Cantonese and English. With over 20... Read more

B. Dene Adventures

Your Dene Connection in Yellowknife. B. Dene Adventures is a Traditional Dene Culture Camp business which teaches the Dene way of life through our history, our language and our unique connection to the land. B. Dene... Read more

Arctic Tours Canada

Arctic Tours company is a Yellowknife based tour operating company that offer Aurora Hunting tours, Yellowknife sightseeing tours, wildlife viewing (buffalo) tours, Cameron Falls hiking tours, and tour packages in... Read more

Aurora Ninja Photo Tour

Aurora photography tours for groups of 25 or less, available in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. Our tours offer specialized knowledge in Aurora photography. We don't just photograph the Aurora for you; we teach you how... Read more

Canada North Adventure/Sonny Aurora and Sunshine

Join us on an Aurora hunting adventure. Our skilled tour guides know all the best places around Yellowknife to capture the perfect picture. Our new 12-passenger Sprinter Van is available for small groups. Take our... Read more

Aurora Dream Tours

Our professional tour guides will take you on amazing Aurora viewing tours, city tours, ice road tours and much more. You will discover the north in an exciting way. We provide photo services. Read more

Arctic Haven Wilderness Lodge

Arctic Haven Lodge is a Nunavut 5-star resort, located on Ennadai Lake, 700 km east of Yellowknife. Arctic Haven is positioned on the tree line in the Canadian Arctic Barrens. Access is from Yellowknife. This area is... Read more

The Bucketlist Tour

We know that travelling to Canada's North is a bucket list trip for many. We operate a fully equipped luxury coach which can accommodate up to 16 guests. We offer regular tours which will allow you to check off... Read more

Mackay Lake Lodge

Travel to the barrenlands, the Land of the Midnight Sun, home of the Aurora Borealis -- unchanged wilderness since the beginning of time. Mackay Lake Lodge is situated on a gravel esker mid-way along 160 km Mackay Lake... Read more

True North Safaris

We have been providing outfitting services in the Central Barren Lands north of Yellowknife since 1983. We offer hunting safaris for caribou, black bear, arctic wolf, guided by experienced professionals. We also offer... Read more

Wild Aurora Bear Camp

An easy 2 hour drive from Yellowknife with a stop at the North Arm of Great Slave Lake, Wild Aurora Bear Camp was first established as a Tlicho hunting and trapping cabin and has evolved as a tourism and learning centre... Read more

Aurora Nights Lodge

Summer and winter packages on the Taltson River. Drive out by snowmobile from Fort Resolution or fly out from Fort Smith. Tent frame accommodation. Excellent fishing, custom packages. Read more

Sah Naji Kwe Lodge/Rabesca's Resources Ltd.

Book your next training session and/or workshop at our all season day lodge accommodating up to 24 for meetings. Enjoy a natural setting along the North Arm of Great Slave Lake, accessible by road.  Read more

Sean Norman - Aurora Chaser

Welcome to the most mystical of evenings north of 60°. Here you'll find the forever magic of the aurora chase - focused on photography, a little bit of astronomy, in the cosiest small group.  Read more

The Aurora Borealis Experience

The Aurora Borealis Experience specializes in exciting, safe and memorable outdoor adventures. Read more

Hello Aurora

Aurora viewing tours, city tours, and hikes at Cameron Falls. We book all your activities and  accommodation. Read more

Yellowknife Northern Lights Tour

Specializing in Aurora chasing and photography tours. Read more

Liidlii Kue First Nation

Liidlii Kue First Nation provides day and evening activities, in all seasons. Aurora viewing, cross country skiing, snowmobile tours, canoeing, community tours, hiking/packpacking, kayaking, motorized boat tours, and... Read more

Pehdzeh Ki First Nation

The Pehdzeh Ki First Nation is a member of the Dehcho First Nations in the Northwest Territories of Canada, and is located in Wrigley.The Pehdzeh Ki First Nation offers visitors a variety of experiences.  Read more