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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: 2-3 hours
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Welcome to Sombe Ke! ("Yellowknife" in our Denesuline language)....

Welcome to Sombe Ke! ("Yellowknife" in our Denesuline language). We offer a number of fun, exciting and interesting summer and winter Day 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! 100% First Nations owned - 50,000 Years of experience.

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Great Tour And Beautiful Aurora!

昨晚Joe带我们避开大片的乌云,跑去了两个不同的地方带我们看了一整晚的极光!非常棒!在第二个地方,还帮我和我女朋友照了一张和极光的合影! Joe has took us away from clouds, and showed us a night of super beautiful Aurora! Also Joe took a great photo... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Shui J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

昨晚Joe带我们避开大片的乌云,跑去了两个不同的地方带我们看了一整晚的极光!非常棒!在第二个地方,还帮我和我女朋友照了一张和极光的合影! Joe has took us away from clouds, and showed us a night of super beautiful Aurora! Also Joe took a great photo for me and my girlfriend under Aurora!

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Thank Shui J
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

버킷 리스트중 하나인 오로라 체험을 위해 한국에서 옐로나이프로 향했습니다. 오로라를 보는 것은 운에 따른다는 이야기를 듣고, 그래도 찾아다니면 더 확률이 높지 않을까싶어 North Star Adventures를 신청했습니다. 질문 사항에 바로바로 대응하여 E-mail로 답변해주시는 Staff 분들 덕에 아무 걱정없이 package에 합승하게 되었습니다. 그리고 혹시나 불편한 사항 있을까봐 곁에서 계속 챙겨줘서 편하게 여행할 수 있었습니다. 그리고 역시나 Aurora hunting tour라는 이름에 걸맡게 2일... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time seeing the northern lights and was it a sight to see. The two nights that we went it was clear viewing and managed to take a lot of photos. Beside the cold winter viewing of -32 celcius temps at 1:00 in the morning it was well worth it. Make sure if you are viewing in winter that your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience is awesome! We were a little earlier arriving in Yellowknife. And even the visitor center staff told us that it was too early to see aurora because the night was too short. But the guide in North Star Adventure had extensive experience and knowledge about aurora hunting. We booked two nights with them and saw aurora dancing every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I could write a huge thing on how Awesome this company is but I'm keeping it simple. Facts - They have the Best Customer Service in the business. - Staff is the best you will encounter. - Make you feel like you are part of a "family". In short you will laugh, smile & enjoy every moment with Joe and... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fun and memorable time with Raider and Ka (sp?) fishing for pike on Great Slave Lake. The weather was in our favour and we spent a beautiful morning fishing, finishing off the tour with a tasty shore lunch. All very worthwhile. Their website is easy to use and Cathy was in touch with us up to the... More 

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Ponoka, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We had a great day with North Star Adventures. We boarded at Old Town and toured around the harbor then out into the lake and landed on an island. Joe was personable and lots of fun to be with. His love of what he does shines through and made our trip very enjoyable. Makes you want to go back and... More 

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Ushuaia, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I booked with North Star for a night of Aurora Hunting in early April. Unfortunately after several hours of searching for a cloudless spot, we had to turn back. Our guide didn't want us to leave disappointed, so he took us to the ice highway and used flashlights to light up the ice. We took some awesome pictures there! They... More 

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Perth, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

....Joe's team did not dissappoint me. His cousin Dee (sorry if I spelt that wrong) and co-worker I-Hsin picked us up at the arranged time and we headed off in -25c temps. Having left Perth, Western Australia 3 days earlier, this was quite a shock to the system. His enthusiasm was infectious and he was just as eager to see... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We were in Yellowknife in mid March and went out with North Star Adventures one night. Unfortunately there wasn't much to see that night (just a faint view of the northern lights) but even so Joe and his team tried hard to get us a view - stopped multiple places, went pretty far (in my opinion), etc. Joe was fantastic... More 

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