Sundog Adventures is offering aurora photography workshops every Tuesday and Friday evening, led by Yellowknife photographers, Bill Braden, Martin Male and Lenora Barrett.

You will learn:

  • The legends and science of the aurora,
  • Essential camera settings,
  • Composing and light painting,
  • Overviews of time lapse and processing images.

The workshop costs $75 per person and includes:

Aurora Photography Workshop 125 f6984653-b061-42c8-bc90-23d6f238fb40

Escape to Yellowknife for 3 days of aurora adventure, chasing the Northern Lights through the vast Canadian wilderness. Enjoy free time on your own to explore the area during the day, rest up in a convenient and comfortable local hotel (which is included), and set out at night with a guide to track down the Aurora Borealis.

Day 1: Arrival & Aurora Hunting Tour

3 Days / 4 Nights Yellowknife Aurora Hunting Package 234 c5628269-673c-4bbf-a408-bd1354433bd8

Immerse yourself in the wintry wonders and snowy scenery of Yellowknife during 5 days 4 nights action-packed 5 days of Christmas outdoor adventure. Spend the daylight hours snowshoeing, dog sledding, drive on ice road with only 5 feet of ice separate you from 630 meters fall from one of the world's largest lake "Great Slave Lake," and soak in the splendor of the Northern Lights show after-dark aurora-hunting-viewing excursions.

Package Highlights

5 Days / 4 Nights Yellowknife Christmas Package 489 de8c0bc2-e176-4b60-9fa1-9c4134d6c3df

This is the ultimate Arctic experience! During this guided self‐drive trip, you will drive the famous Dempster Highway all the way to the Arctic, plus you'll drive up to the Arctic Ocean to Tuktoyaktuk on the northernmost road in Canada. On your way north, as you cross the Arctic Circle, you will see pristine snow covered mountain ranges and Northern Lights dancing over the vast arctic tundra. Discover how it feels to drive your own 4x4 SUV on the only road in Canada that crosses the Arctic Circle. Joining this road trip during the Arctic winter is an once‐in‐a‐lifetime experience.

Arctic Road Trip (Winter) - Guided Self-Drive 186 3556e963-44c5-4bca-a7f0-53ece9e0a383

We offer an all-inclusive Aurora Viewing and City Tour Package. We will find the best locations in Yellowknife using the latest technology to view the Aurora Borealis and take you to all the must-see spots around Yellowknife. Don't wait to book your tour with us!

This package includes:

2 Night Aurora Viewing & City Tour 110 85677d94-699d-489f-8027-70fa41d83997

Don't wait to book this Aurora viewing experience of a lifetime. We offer a multi-night package, to ensure you get the best opportunity to view the Aurora. 

Package includes:

  • 3 nights of spectacular Aurora viewing - 3-4 hours each night of private viewing outside of Yellowknife
  • Pick up at requested location in a luxurious 4x4 Mercedes Benz Sprinter Van
  • Photos of your unforgettable evening under the Aurora (approx. 6 photos)
3 Night Aurora Viewing Experience 73 4ec5a157-5532-4cd6-9d6b-1c9781e8ecc0

Get our Free Explorers' Guide

Is the Northwest Territories on your must-see list? Order or download our free Explorers' Guide to plan your trip of a lifetime.