Activities

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

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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

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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.

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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:

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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)
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Bundle up and let Mother Nature put on her magical show

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We offer an all inclusive once in a lifetime Aurora viewing package that includes B&B accommodations that bring you the comforts of home. Our B&B is located in one Yellowknife's most exclusive areas, within walking distance of downtown and old town. 

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See the Aurora with the world's first Aurora Hunting tour company! On our world famous Aurora Hunting tours, we drive to different locations to find the best places to see Aurora. At each stop our guides will take FREE professional photographs of you and the Aurora, they will talk about what Aurora is, show you the night sky and tell you why Yellowknife is the best place in the world to see Aurora! We offer Summer, Fall and Winter 2 & 3 night Aurora packages. Includes our world famous Aurora Hunting PLUS our NEW Aurora Teepee Camp tour.

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Ensure your visit to the north is comfortable.

Rent warm clothing from My Backyard Tours (MBYT) so you can enjoy your time outdoors viewing the aurora or having other outdoor fun. Our winter clothing rentals provide you the best defense against the cold. We have you covered from head to toe! We offer a variety of clothing and boot sizes for youth, men and women ranging in sizes from XS – 4XL.       

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