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Address: Station Main Box 352, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Phone Number: +1 867-446-2900
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Description: Our specialty tours are our Aurora Hunting tours and fun Sightseeing City...
Our specialty tours are our Aurora Hunting tours and fun Sightseeing City Tours. We will find the best spots for you to view Aurora in our warm vehicles. We will tell you all about the Aurora, help you with your camera set up and if you want even take free photos for you. On our City Tours we show you oldtown, downtown, newtown and tell you about the history of Yellowknife, show you the restaurants, the souvenir stores and take cool photos of you for free. You Aboriginal guide Joe is from Yellowknife he grew up here he knows the history, the places and people of 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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GO WITH JOE! Amazing Aurora Tour!

My girlfriend and I visited Yellowknife in March this year and were so fortunate to have witnessed some of the most powerful solar activity seen in the past 20 years and I am so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Meopham, United Kingdom
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Meopham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited Yellowknife in March this year and were so fortunate to have witnessed some of the most powerful solar activity seen in the past 20 years and I am so happy we chose to go with Joe at 'North Star Adventures' as our guides! Him and his team were all very friendly, helpful and went out... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Joe is a lovely guy - very personable. I would recommend using this company for aurora chasing as he drives to the best vantage points for aurora viewing. He looks for gaps in the clouds and tries to ensure your best chance at seeing the northern lights. We booked one night with North Star Adventures and one night with Aurora... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We booked 2 different companies for tours during our stay. Joe took us on the ice road & to the Snow Castle. He is very friendly and loves people. He is a great guide and takes many pictures along the way. You can tell he loves what he does. We did book him for the Aurora hunting tour, but didn't... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I would highly recommend North Star Adventures. From the beginning they were easy to communicate with despite being half way across the globe, unlike other companies I enquired with. I’m glad I made the decision to go with North Star. Spent four freezing cold December nights hunting the lights with Joe and his team, plus the Dettah Ice Road Tour.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

One of the most personable and memorable tours I've ever been on. Joe goes above and beyond he's duty as a tour guide to make your experience one to remember!

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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We did two aurora tours and an ice fishing tour whilst in yellowknife and loved every second of it! Joe is the friendliest, most knowledgable tour guide with endless interesting stories, and a genuine passion for what he does. He even gave us info on other things to do in Yellowknife that were not part of the tours. Would 100%... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My husband and I visited Yellowknife in March of 2015 with a goal of seeing the aurora and leaving with great memories and great photographs! North Start Adventures, and Joe, made sure that both of these things happened. We were in Yellowknife for three nights, and participated in two nights of the Aurora Hunting Tour. Joe is passionate about the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Joe absolutely knows what he's doing, unlike some other tour guides. I like this tour because Joe is so passionate about aurora. I didn't notice Joe's tripod was put right next to me until he said "oh my god, oh my god, see that purple, see that pink, oh my god, that's so gorgeous, I can't believe that...". I love... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I went out two out of my three evenings in Yellowknife with North Star. Joe is knowledgable, friendly, engaged and always willing to help you figure out your camera settings to ensure you get the best aurora photos possible. I think this kind of experience is way better than being in a large group in one spot. If the aurora... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The fantastic evening started at the 9:30 and finished at 2am hotel drop off, auroras dancing around the evening sky all night. Staff were great as was the locations hot chocolate and the clothing we hired

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Address: Address: Station Main Box 352, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Phone Number: +1 867-446-2900
Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Yellowknife

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