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North Star Adventures

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N3, Canada
+1 867-446-2900
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Aurora Hunting Tour - Amazing view, amazing photos by Joe

I just came back from my trip and wanted to share my experience with Joe. It was amazing, view... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2015
Burlington, Canada
Fantastic beyond words

I do not usually write reviews, but the experience I had with North Star Adventures was so... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2015
Clarence T
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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 descendant 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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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N3, Canada
+1 867-446-2900
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Reviewed September 7, 2015

I just came back from my trip and wanted to share my experience with Joe. It was amazing, view was awesome, but most of all, I appreciated Joe's passion for what he does - hunt for the best aurora viewing for tour guests from all...More

3  Thank chipmunk15
Reviewed September 3, 2015

I do not usually write reviews, but the experience I had with North Star Adventures was so memorable that I had to do these guys justice by sharing with everyone else how great they were. I went for their package which included 2 nights of...More

2  Thank Clarence T
Reviewed September 3, 2015

After reviewing the hotels and the period of seeing the Northern Light in Yellowknife, it does give me lots of ideas. Great!!

2  Thank Chunli19
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

The best tour you should choose! Dreams come true! You get free pictures too! Thank you, Joe, for those wonderful pictures! Highly recommended.

1  Thank Connie Z
Reviewed August 26, 2015

Joe, Peter and Crystal at North Star Adventures are amazing! They took me and my daughter Tina on an exciting midnight hunt for the majestic Aurora Bolearis! Our dream came true! What an adventure, what an unforgettable experience! Thank you! We will be back and...More

Thank Svetlana M
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Go find Joe & the North Star Adventures. You will not be disappointed. Joe and another driver Peter will take you to chase the Aurora. They are profession who can take you to the best locations to find the stunning Aurora. This is much better...More

Thank Lloyd L
Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is my second time here and to be honest, it was very very amazing! I spent 6 nights here with North Star Adventures and every single night, fortunately I saw Aurora Borealis because of the enthusiasm Joe. before we left the town, the sky...More

2  Thank HarryDangPhotography
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'...More

Thank Matthew H
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...More

2  Thank alittlefallofrain
Reviewed May 23, 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...More

1  Thank KCowanAZ
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Response from Ellen Y | Reviewed this property |
hi, if you go to their website you'll find this: "1st best month – September (warm temperatures, Aurora reflecting off the water, amazing!!) 2nd best month – August (warmer temperatures, Aurora reflecting off the water... More
Lewis H
September 3, 2017|
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Response from GarySeow | Reviewed this property |
The package is ~ Aurora Hunting Tour! Cheers:) Gary
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March 13, 2017|
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Response from Sharon L | Reviewed this property |
From mid-August to the end of September and from mid-November to mid-April are the best aurora viewing seasons in Yellowknife. These are the seasons we are open because they have clearer skies and more darkness than other... More