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Address: Aurora Lake, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2P4 , Canada
Phone Number: 867-669-0006
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Good experience. Feels like tourism.

Admittedly, I was spoiled by my stay at Blachford Lake Lodge before going to Aurora Village, so the experience felt like a tourist endeavour (for comparison, Blachford felt au... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2016
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Vancouver, Canada
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Amazing to see the aurora dancing in front of my face ! With the color changes and if you are cold you may get back to the TP

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Admittedly, I was spoiled by my stay at Blachford Lake Lodge before going to Aurora Village, so the experience felt like a tourist endeavour (for comparison, Blachford felt au natural and easy going). The facilities at Aurora Village are very impressive and well organized. You do get tired and cold staying out for the allotted time even though you have... More 

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2 Thank GWYVR
Ushuaia, Argentina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This place is geared toward Asians and is very overrated. You are shuttled out on an old bus that stinks like fumes and is very crowded. You just sit out there and wait in a teepee with very little to do for hours. We were set to leave at 2:30 a.m., and I had asked for an extension. They told... More 

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Dawson City, Canada
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

It is true that everything is quite expensive here. You can avoid cost though, by googling how to take pictures of the aurora. Having a picture taken of you with the aurora is $25, and you can basically do that yourself if you ask Google beforehand. You can bring your own snacks, so you don't have to eat there. Hot... More 

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Balmain
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

This place is just after money, money, money everything costs! Your just another head in a huge crowd. Sorry didnt like it at all.

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Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

The facilities are good and very comfortable if you are worry it would be too cold outside. The tent and trees really serve a good background of the aurora. Friendly staff and good services !

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2 Thank idafun
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Definately go see it. The tourguids are very friendly and helpfull. Nice activities during the day, and a mindblowing experience at night (if you see it because the aurora is unpredictable

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1 Thank Geert L
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

a good tour for aurora viewing. the site is large and Teepee can keep you warm for waiting for aurora. all tour guides are very nice and well trained.

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1 Thank Fei7
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a very large tour company business which is located northern part remote area of Yellowknife and next to a large lake. They have dog sledding during the day and aurora viewing at night. They have many heated tepees along the lake with heated toilets facilities without running water. We took the 9:30 pm group. There were three buses... More 

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Waikiki, Hawaii
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Nice location away from the city. Lots of activities and nice accommodations during the day. Nice warm tepees during the Aurora viewing. Great helpful staff.

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