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Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N3, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 867-446-2900
10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Welcome to Yellowknife! We offer a number of fun, exciting and interesting...

Welcome to Yellowknife! We offer a number of fun, exciting and interesting summer and winter Day Tours and Packages. Our specialty is our Aurora Hunting tours! As a 100% First Nation's owned tour company, we take great pride in showing our guests our homeland and sharing our culture and stories from the old days. All of our guides are Aboriginal and from the area.

Our primary guide Joe, is First Nation's he is a descendent of the true Yellowknife's Dene, he grew up in the Great Slave Lake area, he knows the history, the places and people of Yellowknife, he knows Yellowknife and he is always happy to share his stories with you.

If you are looking for a smaller, more personal tour experience with a local First Nation's tour company then North Star Adventures is for you! We look forward to having you on our tours! :)

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Best aurora tour

We went to Yellowknife 4 days 3 nights. We flew from Toronto to Yellowknife by Air Canada. The flights were late for about 1 hour, and my luggage was left at Calgary Airport when... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Yellowknife 4 days 3 nights. We flew from Toronto to Yellowknife by Air Canada. The flights were late for about 1 hour, and my luggage was left at Calgary Airport when I arrived at Yellowknife. It took me about 1 hour to claim because there were only 2 staffs handling with more than 10 missing languages. I... More 

Thank Sarah S
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great staff!! they really do their best to get you to see the aurora, they are very nice and helpful! we took the aboriginal tour: which was fun and interesting, we also took the aurora tour for three nights: Chris and Joe did a great job! and Zoe was a great help with the photos, she even taught us how... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We bring 3 tripods but all was broken. They lend us 2 tripods without any fee. That's night is very cold - 40c & not much Aurora but Zoe still passion help us take the photos. They drive the car to different places just want us see more Aurora. At least we can saw great Aurora in a frozen lake.

Thank Wai Yi C
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We just got back from Yellowknife. Aurora Hunting with North Star Adventures is the best aurora experience. Joe , our tour director, was able to find the best spot, away from city lights, clearest sky. The snowmobile tour was so much fun. Got to experience it!!! Especially, the staff were so wonderful, knowledgeable and friendly. Since we were leaving the... More 

Thank Diana29fromLA
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great time with Joe & Zoe. Very informative, engaging, and overall very fun. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Marta R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Initially, we booked a night tour of aurora hunting. Our driver, Chris was very experienced but it was cloudy that night and hence we did not get to see any aurora. He then brought us to icy road where we got to take pictures. After going for a snowmobile tour the next day, our tour guide told us that the... More 

Thank jerlynchai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have the really dedicated staff and they are all working so hard to give you the wonderful experiences! I joined the aurora hunting with them for two nights, but we weren't so lucky on the first night. If you are with other companies then you would possible spend a night chatting or playing poker with other guests. But with... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to book lots of tours through this company. Unfortunately due to their lack of customer service and tour availability we only managed to get one in with Chris for Aurora viewing which was great. Other times they cancelled on us, were closed for "some reason" or didn't answer the phone. Disappointed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at yellowknife for 4 nights to see the aurora. We booked a tour with north star adventures which features 2 nights of aurora viewing and 1 aboriginal culture tour. All of the tours are small group of 6-10 people. They are truly aurora hunters. Chris and Jeff, the drivers, have us in a van and driving around YK... More 

Thank Vivian L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After doing some research I choose North Star adventures from my aurora hunting. This was a bucket list trip for my Mom and I and North Star did not disappoint. There customer service is wonderful and their staff is friendly and professional. Zoe is a phenom with the camera and Duncan, Chris, Ping, Kathy, & Lee ensured everyone was safe... More 

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