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Arctic tours Canada is a Yellowknife registered tour operating company that offers aurora hunting tours, Yellowknife city tours, wildlife tours, Cameron falls hiking tours, snow shoeing tours, snow castle tours, ice fishing tours, snowmobile tours...more
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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2P8, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

OG ... was wonderful. Lots of knowledge and honestly just a good human to be around. Our Driver ... sorry I cannot remember his name, had lots of local information which he readily shared. Great folks!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pioneer18828371043
Reviewed 1 week ago

first of all, we would like to say thank you to Rebecca for helping us from the very beginning since we are a group of 13 people, without experience, but very excited for aurora hunting tour , she was very patient to answer our questions...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Wanderer52822895101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the 5 day 4 night aurora viewing tour with hotel. Along with that we booked a snowshoeing tour and a snowmobile tour. We were picked up at the airport by a lovely young lady, even though our plane didn’t arrive until after midnight....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LauraHRT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tour was Well organized and our guides were very engaged, also providing help regarding photography

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 610helmutf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My trip wasn't spectacular as weather wasn't in my favor, which future aurora hunters should keep in mind. It IS a weather phenomenon, it's unpredictable. You will not necessarily see a dazzling display of dancing curtains of color. For that you would need 1) high...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank deepa_ch2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was perfectly arranged, from the airport pick up to the activities in the tour. Arrived a little earlier from the first day of aurora hunting, which was amazing, driving on the surface of different frozen lakes, had a very nice guide, whose name I...More

Thank MacaMartCam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up at our hotel and taken to the middle of what seemed like bugger all no place to see the most incredible sky we have ever experienced. The tour guide and driver were amazing; we would do this again!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HowlingHedgehogs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a 3-night tour (with the extra night, we requested they arrange for us to do the Aboriginal Storytelling/light viewing--which I don't recommend at all, but Arctic Tours was only the booking agent for this and did not serve as guides). We spent two...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank makotara
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would not recommend this company, but in fairness I have to say they did some things well. On the good side: our pickup at the airport was on time and effective. The cold-weather gear they rented us (parka, snow pants, fleece hat, snowboots) was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dichroicpb
Reviewed March 14, 2019

We joined 2-Nights Aurora Hunting with Arctic Tours Canada, which was a great guiding team that their tour guides provided well organised schedule and introduction of aurora, also they could speak Mandarin and English. The aurora borealis in the distance on the beautiful night was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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April 26, 2018|
Response from FedGates | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your message. October 10th is good time to see aurora. End of October Yellowknife temperatures starts to drop creating over cast night sky which is not ideal to see aurora. You might want to come early to... More