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100% Indigenous owned 50,000 years of experience! We offer once in a lifetime multi-day adventure and Indigenous cultural experiences, each showcasing one of the many wonderful places to see and experience here in the Northwest Territories. We are a smaller tour company so we can offer you a more personal tour experience.

We grew up in the North, we know Yellowknife, we know the Northwest Territories! We are happy to show our Yellowknife, and our Northwest Territories or we say in our Indigenous language, "Denendeh" (the people of the land). 

If you are looking for more personal tour experience with a 100% Indigenous, family owned tour company then North Star Adventures is for you! Visit our website for more details about our once in a lifetime northern Canada packages. 

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North Star Adventures four visitors posing in the canadian shield in Yellowknife NWT.

Nature and Wildlife Tours

We offer  a variety of spectacular nature and wildlife tours. On our tours we will drive the highways of northern Canada and look for wildlife including North America’s biggest buffalo! We will have a scenic lunch on the shores of the mighty Mackenzie River! Our Indigenous guides will talk about the animals, the birds, and share stories about our culture. We will stop at other spots along the tour and take many cool FREE photos and videos (please provide USB or SD card for video or you can buy our North Star Memory Package). For all tours, minimum 4 persons per tour needed for tour to go ahead, if not then you will receive 100% refund. Please visit our website for more details about these cook tours. 


North Star Adventures two teepees glowing with the green aurora overhead in the sky in Yellowknife, NWT.

Cultural Tours

We offer an Indigenous Culture Tour: On this 2 hour tour we will introduce you to our Indigenous culture. Sit inside traditional tee-pee and hear stories about the old days. Learn how we set traps for animals and use the fur for many uses. Learn about our customs, our history and teach you some of our language, you will participate in some of our traditional customs, make your own Indigenous souvenir and enjoy delicious traditional foods. Includes delicious traditional foods, snacks, pick-up and drop off from your hotel or B&B and free photos. Please visit our website for more details. Mahsi Cho!


North Star Adventures group of tourists smiling with the green aurora dancing in the sky in Yellowknife, NWT.

Aurora Hunting Tours

We are the world's first Aurora Hunting tour company, we know the Aurora! We are a smaller tour company, so we can offer you a more personalized Aurora viewing experience. We will "hunt' for the best spots for you, when we reach our destination we park and view the Aurora. On tour we will tell you about the science of Aurora, identify the planets, photograph the Milky Way, the moon and the many stars, look for shooting stars (make a wish!). We take FREE professional photos of you and Aurora. If you have your own camera we will help with your settings so you can take own awesome photo of the Aurora, and we even have free tripods, chairs and headlamps for you. Tour includes delicious snacks and hot drinks for you. Please visit our website for more details on these tours. Hope to see you soon!


North Star Adventures two people with backs turned as they look ahead at the Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories.

Boat Tours

We offer various boat tours. Enjoy a comfortable boat cruise on one of the largest lakes in the world, the Great Slave Lake! See Yellowknife and its surrounding scenery just as famous explorers Hearne, Mackenzie and Franklin saw it almost 250 years ago! As a 100% Indigenous owned tour company, you will learn about the history of the Yellowknive's Dene Indians, the history of Yellowknife and the wildlife and geography of the area. We will boat beside and talk about the colourful houseboats, the float plane base and the Indigenous Village. Then we head out further on the Great Slave Lake to one of the many islands 15km from Yellowknife for a nice, relaxing nature hike and get great photo opportunities, then back to Yellowknife. Guests should wear proper footwear for some light hiking. Includes healthy snacks, water and free photos. Please note: If winds are 22kms or more tour is cancelled or re-schedule. Please visit our website for more details.

North Star Adventures winter shot with a fire pit and tourists surrounded by trees in Yellowknife, NWT.

Snowmobiling Tours

Yellowknife's BEST Snowmobile tours! Go for a fun and exciting snowmobile ride through the wilderness of northern Canada! Snowmobile to our traditional trapper's camp where we will stop for delicious traditional snacks and hot drinks and listen to the stories about how life was like in the old days. Drive your own snowmobile! There will be 2 guests per snowmobile unless when possible we can do 1 guest per snowmobile. For an additional charge, guests can drive their own snowmobile. Minimum 4 person per tour. Tour price includes pickup and dropoff from hotel or b&b, FREE photos and videos (please bring usb or sd card for videos), delicious traditional snacks, riding helmets, winter gloves and hot drinks. Please visit our website for more details. 


North Star Adventures hiker wearing a big backpack hiking in the NWT.

Hiking Tours

We offer various Nature Hike tour options. Our tours take you out into the wilderness trails outside of Yellowknife. If you're looking to experience northern Canada wilderness from an Indigenous perspective and get some light exercise these tours are for you. Bring your macro, wide angle and zoom lens, this tour provides a great opportunity to take some pretty cool photos. We will also take photos of you throughout the tour. Includes free pickup and drop-off, optional healthy brown bag lunch and drink, walking poles and FREE photos and videos (please provide USB or SD card). Please Note: Guests do not need previous hiking experience, however it is preferred that you are in reasonable physical shape and have proper footwear. Walking poles are provided if needed. Please visit our website for more details on these tours.

North Star Adventures shot of frozen lake on an ice road in the Northwest Territories.

Ice Road Tours

Learn about the ice road, learn about our Indigenous culture with a visit to the Indigenous village and get some really cool photos on the ice road and at the Indian village. This tour includes pickup at hotel or b&b and return. If it is windy, it can get dangerously cold so make sure to dress warm! Minimum 4 persons per tour. If do not get minimum booking, tour will not go ahead and you will get 100% refund. Visit our website for more information.

North Star Adventures man holding a huge northern pike caught in the great slave lake in the NWT.

Fishing Tours

The Great Slave Lake is one of the largest lakes in the world and is home to MONSTER Northern Pike! Our Indigenous guides are courteous, skilled, and professional and know the best spots to catch your MONSTER Pike. Our 3.0 hr tour provides enough time for some quality and relaxing big lake fishing. We provide all the gear, you just need to show up. Guests will be required to present a valid NWT Sport Fishing License prior to departure. Please note: If winds are 22km or more, tour is cancelled or re-scheduled. Starts at $99.00+GST/person. Call or email for tour departure times. Includes all fishing gear, FREE photos and videos (please bring usb or sd card for videos) and wonderful stories! Please visit our website for more details.




Indigenous Teepee and work camp in the Northwest Territories

100% Indigenous owned & operated

Hear the stories, meet the people, see the places, learn about our Dene history. Visit our Indigenous communities, meet with community leaders, respected elders, knowledge keepers and residents in our communities and hear their…

North Star Adventures a man and woman standing by a cliff in the Nahanni National Park in Dehcho region in Northwest Territories.

100% Indigenous owned and operated

Experience a once in a lifetime northern Canada adventure! Drive the Mackenzie Highway, boat the Mackenzie River and fly into the world famous Nahanni National Park Reserve.

The highlights of this tour include experiencing genuine…

A smiling group of paddlers on a North Star Adventures Mackenzie River canoe expedition in the Northwest territories.

100% Indigenous owned & operated

Canoeing, camping and genuine Indigenous culture on one of the longest rivers in the world, the Mackenzie River! A northern Canada canoe, culture and wilderness adventure!

On this tour you will canoe the “Dehcho” (…

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