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Address: Station Main Box 352, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 867-446-2900
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Our specialty tours are our Aurora Hunting, Snowmobile and Cultural Tours....

Our specialty tours are our Aurora Hunting, Snowmobile and Cultural Tours. We will find the best spots for you to view Aurora in our warm non-smoking vehicles. You will learn about Aurora, you will professional photos for free. Our Snowmobile Tour is the best in Yellowknife! We will take you thru the snow covered trails to our traditional trappers tent for hot refreshments. Our Cultural Tours will give you a fun and interesting introduction to our resilient Culture, you will taste delicious traditional local foods! Your Aboriginal guide Joe grew up here he knows the history, the places and people of Yellowknife, he knows Yellowknife!

Winters can get cold up here, we also rent warm winter clothing, save on luggage space, and stay warm with our Canada Goose winter clothing! If you are looking for a smaller, more personal tour experience with a local Aboriginal tour company then this tour company is for you! 100% Aboriginal Owned - 50,000 Years of Experience.

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Wonderful AURORA tour with Joe

Joe is a crazy and funny AURORA hunter , you won't feel boring and disappointed with him . Trust me !

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
靖惟 黃
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Calgary, Canada
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Taipei, Taiwan
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If next time I have money to visit again, definitely and 100% not join the group. First of all,there are many people to join the tour,it's hard for them to take care of so many people. If it's small group of people, i think it's not bad because my friend was lucky enough to have a small group of people,just... More 

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Thank YULU C
Yellowknife, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

overall is good.went out 2 nights and saw aurora once. I'm not sure if they know that the first night is cloudy, I mean they should know which night has the best chance to see the aurora. If they know that the first night has much lower chance, why they don't cancel the tour? Second, they easily cancel the tour... More 

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1 Thank menchi905
NorthStarAdventures, Manager at North Star Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Unfortunately this guest seems to have not read our Terms & Conditions for our tours. For our Aurora Tour, the first term talks about Aurora is not guaranteed. It also says each guest has the opportunity to cancel if they think it will be too cloudy. If this guest read the Terms & Conditions he... More 

Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe is a crazy and funny AURORA hunter , you won't feel boring and disappointed with him . Trust me !

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1 Thank 靖惟 黃
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stay in Yellowknife four days and three nights. First two night we book our Aurora tour in Aurora Village, not much to do and boating. Pretty much regret spending two nights there. Fortunately, We decide to follow Joe Aurora hunting tour on our last night. The tour is mind blowing: despite the crazy beautiful breathtaking Aurora light we see... More 

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Thank jessica c
Richmond,BC
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 3 tours with Joe. Snowmobile: a lot of fun and a new experience to us. It was very cold on our day of tour and our fingers were freezing but it was so fun that we did not want to stop. We drove through the trails and arrived at a lake where Joe and his cousin set up... More 

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2 Thank BCPanda
Conway
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Joe with North Star Adventure made my birthday more than I could have every dreamed, he took us miles out of town to make sure we saw the best Northern lights of that night and that our experience was more than I could have ever imagined. He took awesome pics of us with Northern lights. There were 8 of us... More 

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1 Thank SuZan12344
Merewether
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could only have two nights in Yellowknife on our limited time in Canada. Online research suggested Joe was the guy to go with... so we did. We were hopeful but not too optimisitic that we would get lucky and see the lights. We did! Joe found the spots away from town lights and where the clouds cleared to reveal... More 

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Thank Jenny W
New York
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked two days, 1st day we we got clouded over. Joe did the best he can do and we drove to numerous spots in the hunt for them. unfortunately Mother nature show us any love. Day 2 was a epic experience. He found a spot for use making sure were where the only group there! Joe was very knowledgeable and... More 

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Thank Traveling_Birdflu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

If you do your research, you will quickly learn that auroras are a gamble. It is with luck that the sky is clear and that sun has sent some love flares our way to make an lovely aurora experience. I chose Yellowknife over Yukon because it us simply said to be the best place to see auroras due to the... More 

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4 Thank Jenny D
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

they charge extra for clothing rental if you don't join any trip with them. that's how we booked ice fishing with North Star. Joe is a very nice guy and we tasted fresh pan fried fish and fish chowder. very delicious. Perhaps the company is too big so that they don't have much time for each group, the ice fishing... More 

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1 Thank Pura C
NorthStarAdventures, Owner at North Star Adventures, responded to this review

Unfortunately Trip Advisor allows reviews to be posted even if that person did not take our tour. We remember this person on this particular tour and she was a guest of another tour company. For this tour we partner with another tour operator, she was dropped off at this tour by the company she was a guest of. We had... More 

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