Welcome to Nature's Greatest Light Show

Lights that seem close enough to touch.

There are two Aurora seasons in the Northwest Territories – autumn when the land and lakes are still warm, and winter when the land and lakes are frozen. Tip your head back in awe to catch the glittering lights dancing across the sky. Whether you prefer rugged or pampered, Northwest Territories outfitters and lodges offer day trips and three and four day packages designed to show you the best of our spectacular Aurora. 

 

Our Stories

Intriguing tales from Canada's Northwest Territories

Can't sleep? Racing pulse? Breathless? You’ve likely come down with Aurora Borealis. 

Up here, they’re just a bit different

Some people swear the Aurora makes a sound. Others say they're just hearing things. 

Ready for your first aurora chasing adventure? Well, look up! Your host or your hotel will be...

Surprise! The Northern Lights like it hot. In late summer and fall, our skies are ablaze...

Nonacho Lake Fishing Adventures offers World Class Lake Trout and Northern Pike Fishing. The Spectacular Aurora Borealis come to life by mid August and can be seen the way they were meant to be seen without any light saturation from nearby towns or cities....

Discover the best of the Northwest Territories with this all-inclusive package. Enjoy 7 nights of prime aurora viewing in addition to the awe-inspiring autumn colours of the barrens (a unique feature in and of itself) and seasonal wildlife migrations.  Suitable...

For those seeking an authentic northern experience, Wild Aurora Bear Camp is the ideal location venture down the Mackenzie Highway in the comfort of our company vehicle, taking in the scenic surroundings along the way. Wildlife in the area includes Wood Bison, black...

Mackay Lake Lodge is the ideal setting to experience the fall Aurora. Spend the day taking in the picturesque surroundings, and the spectacular fall colours of the tundra. Wildlife in the area includes Barrenland caribou, muskox and arctic wolves, bears and a large...

The Aurora Viewing Tour begins with a journey along the 'Aurora Hunting' Ingraham trail to Aurora Village. We escape the crowds and tour buses to our world-class facility for Aurora viewing. After we arrive at the Village we follow along the dim lantern lit paths to...

Package includes three nights accommodation in our queen guest room plus seating for two of our highly acclaimed Aurora tours. Our tours are about four hours in length. We use the latest satellite images to determine the best direction to go and will...

Yellowknife is the best place to see Aurora. For our famous Aurora Hunting tour, we will drive to different locations to look for the best places to view the Northern Lights. Our Guides will take free professional photographs of you and tell you all about the...

Yellowknife is the best place to see Aurora! On our world famous Aurora Hunting tour, we drive to different locations to look for the best places to see Aurora. Our guides will take free professional photographs of you, tell you about Aurora, the night sky and why...

Rent  warm clothing so you can enjoy your time outdoors - view the aurora and participate in winter activities in comfort. Our winter clothing rentals provide you with the best defense against the cold. We have you covered from head to toe!  We...

Experience one of our most extreme winter adventures! This winter adventure will test your inner strength and will definitely test your will to survive in the winter wilderness! Temperatures can get very dangerous, dropping down into the -40C’s! Man and machine vs...

Simply the most popular aurora-viewing tour in town. The highlight of your visit to Yellowknife should be none other than the nightly Aurora-viewing Tour to Aurora Village. It has the world-class facility for aurora-viewing. Its image with aurora dancing over it is...

Mackay Lake Lodge is the perfect place to see the Aurora - away from city lights and in the vast wilderness of the Northwest Territories. Charter flights go from Yellowknife to the lodge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Overnight Monday and Tuesday and fly...