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

For photography in the Northwest Territories, this is your best shot. 

17 essential experiences in Canada's Northwest Territories.

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

At a posh Northern wilderness retreat, relaxation meets exhilaration.  

When the Northern lights dance, romance is in the air.

Yellowknife is the Aurora capital of the world! Photographers from around the globe come to Yellowknife to capture their award winning Aurora photographs. The isolated northern city of Yellowknife is a interesting place to photograph, so we are...