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Aurora Village

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Good Customer Service and Experience!

I stayed in Yellowknife for business but I had some free days for a short vacation as well. Aurora... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Thomas N
Bad experience. Too noisy n too crowd.👿👿👿

I went there for 2 nights. Although the area is really good for watching the aurora, there are too... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
Ellivan W
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A place where traditional Aboriginal culture blends together with modern amenities for a truly remarkable experience discovering the mystery of the aurora borealis. We are the aurora-viewing destination of choice in Yellowknife, Canada, providing the utmost in comfort and absolute beauty.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“hot drinks” (20 reviews)
“dining hall” (6 reviews)
“gift shop” (16 reviews)
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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

I stayed in Yellowknife for business but I had some free days for a short vacation as well. Aurora village is one of the best place to visit if you are in Yellowknife for Dog Sledding and Aurora Viewing. Their staff are all professional and...More

1  Thank Thomas N
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I went there for 2 nights. Although the area is really good for watching the aurora, there are too many people all around. People talking loudly both inside n outside the teepee,not only people in my teepee, but also the people from other teepee too....More

4  Thank Ellivan W
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Glad there was places to keep warm while waiting for the Aurora to appear. It was -42 so did not mind paying more.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

yellowknife - renowned for the high probability of viewing aurora aurora village was started at first to cater for japanese tourist later expanded their service to koreans and english speaking tours - they will pamper you from the moment you arrive yellowknife till you leave...More

1  Thank fishocat
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

This is a good place to go to watch the northern lights, especially if the weather is cold. There are places to stay warm and also some quieter spots to get away from the crowd. We went out early for dinner, which was excellent (especially...More

1  Thank dm1186
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Thee are a few things we wish we would have known ahead of time. 1. We did not realize that when you get off the plane at Yellowknife you're required to walk outside from the plane to the terminal. Yes, that was probably shortsighted on...More

15  Thank pdinsure
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We used this tour company for three different outings two of which took place at Aurora Village. We had Carmen as our guide for two of the outings and we thoroughly enjoyed her company and guidance. The gift shop at the village has the best...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Going to Yellowknife in winter is a tremendous challenge for people from a subtropical climate. Fortunately every teepee in Aurora village is equipped with a warm fireplace for us to keep warm and the teepee was not too small and crowded, not like one another...More

2  Thank Jack L
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Carmen M, Guide Supervisor at Aurora Village, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Hi Jack, thank you for your great review. Yes, it can be difficult to stay warm in this climate so I'm glad you found our teepees to be warm and comfortable. Our staff will come to tell you when there is aurora so you can...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

We had a great time viewing the aurora. We saw them 2 of the 3 nights we toured, and we were lucky to have a Canadian tour guide for majority of our tours (day and night time). This is a bucket list experience!More

1  Thank Amelia S
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Carmen M, Guide Supervisor at Aurora Village, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Hello Amelia, thank you for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed our tour. Many people come here as part of their bucket list and I'm glad you were able to tick it off your list. It is definitely a once in a lifetime...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

We booked an aurora viewing package with aurora village for one night. The experience was great. We got to see the northern lights and it was spectacular. On our way back to the busses, we had a small accident though. My husband's shoes were bad...More

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Carmen M, Guide Supervisor at Aurora Village, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Hello Sindhura, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry about your husband's accident however I'm glad you were pleased with our response. We always do our best to care for all our guests in all situations. We hope...More

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Cheryl S
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Vorsa | Reviewed this property |
Hi Food is very basic Best to have dinner before
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Sanny07
January 31, 2018|
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Response from Carmen M | Property representative |
Hi Sanny, yes we have been seeing some beautiful aurora recently. If you go to our website: auroravillage . com we have a 'nighly aurora photo log' where you can see the photos we took of the aurora each night, for the whole... More
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Rikita Z
March 5, 2017|
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Response from CuriousoneHongKong | Reviewed this property |
The official Aurora site said that 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 they are open because there will be... More
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