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Aurora Borealis & Northern Lights Tours Yukon

P.O. Box 31178, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5P7, Canada
(867) 667-6054
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Ranked #1 of 32 Activities in Whitehorse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Welcome to Northern Tales Travel Services, your one-stop shopping spot for year-round adventure in the Yukon! In winter, enjoy an aurora borealis... more » Owner description: Welcome to Northern Tales Travel Services, your one-stop shopping spot for year-round adventure in the Yukon! In winter, enjoy an aurora borealis viewing package with optional winter activities such as dog mushing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice fishing, sightseeing flights and special events. Summer experiences include hiking the Chilkoot Trail, canoeing remote rivers reachable only by float-plane, fishing on the Big Salmon River, trekking past glaciers in Kluane National Park, and much more! Ask about custom, individual and private trips by foot, boat or van. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I travelled from Australia to Vancouver, then onto Whitehorse on 8th October especially to see the Aurora Borealis. I was not disappointed as the night sky was ablaze with its colour and action for nearly four hours. The sky was lit with the amazing Aurora Borealis, full moon and the sparkling stars. The lights seem to to dance, swaying gently,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We arrived Sept 23 when the Aurora Borealis was very active. (It was a level 7 that day). The next 2 nights were a level 4 but we still managed to get some very nice pictures. This was an awe-inspiring, mouth dropping experience. It was a wonderful experience - one we will definitely always treasure in our hearts. Northern Tales... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My husband and I travelled from Australia to visit Whitehorse and hunt the Northern Lights at the end of August. Our guides, Silke and Bernie and Rika were very attentive and Silke made every effort to help us enjoy ourselves out in the paddock waiting for the aurora to show up. We appreciated her good humour and patience despite uncooperative... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is the place where you could see northern lights from late Aug to Sept without having to fight the cold. The guides from Northern Tales are really friendly and helpful. Coffee, tea and hot chocolates are provided. There is a hut and a tipee at the viewing site, where you could keep yourself warm. Alternatively, you may sit next... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Took this trip at the end of August till the beginning of September with my father. The guides were great - thank you Rika, Silke and Bernie! This is a wonderful company and this particular tour is a good one if this is your first trip to the Yukon. You get to see the city of Whitehorse and the guided... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Northern Tales really know their business, they where very helpfull and friendly from the moment they picked us up a t the airport. We booked this tour for our honeymoon and was highly pleased. The team at Northern tales tries their best at having everyone happy and enjoying thier experience all the way. Since the Auroras are a natural fenomenom,... More

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Highbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Both guides for both tours were excellent and very informative. Hope to come again one day to try out some of the other attractions.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Travelled to Yukon after checking online about viewing the Northern Lights. Was fortunate to come across Northern Tales and must have exchanged a dozen emails between us. The staff,Anila and a couple of others were very kind ,patient and prompt in answering all my queries. Finally,when we arrived at Whitehorse,Yukon on the 2nd April,we were received by a very kind... More

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

After a great deal of research to view the Northern Light from Alaska to Europe, we decided to book our Aurora Borealis trip March 21 - 24, 2014 through Northern Tales. Northern Tales was a pleasure to do business with. They were responsive to questions prior to our trip and continued to be responsive during our stay. There tour schedules... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I had a great time in whitehorse, we were lucky to see a bright aurora, the people running the tour also takes photos for you if your camera is insufficent so overall it was a great experience for me. -zhiqingfeng

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