Half-Day Northern Lights Guided Tour from Yellowknife


  • Go with a guide: Hunt for the best Northern Lights viewing locations

  • Explore the Northern Territories in comfort: Hot drinks and snacks included

  • Stress-free, round-trip transport from select Yellowknife hotels

  • Small group size ensures a more memorable experience


Start the evening with pickup from the doorstep of select Yellowknife accommodations. Sit back and relax as your guide handles navigation on the drive into the backcountry. On arrival, head to the evening’s best Aurora Borealis viewing locations. Going with a guide is essential, as these locations are subject to change based on weather and time of year. Your guide explains how and why the Northern Lights are formed in this region of Canada as you gaze up at the dancing lights. Get help capturing the perfect photo before returning to the warmth of the vehicle. For your comfort and convenience, snacks and hot drinks are provided at certain stops. After a night of exploring and light-hunting, doze in the van as your guide drives you back to your Yellowknife hotel. Upgrade for a multi-night tour to increase your chances of spotting the lights.

Tour info

4 hours
Group Size
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Let an expert navigate you deep into the backcountry on this Northern Lights tour. Your guide knows the best current viewing locations and explains the science behind the Aurora Borealis. A small group size means you have time to ask plenty of questions. Enjoy round-trip transportation from select Yellowknife hotels, as well as snacks and drinks throughout the tour.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Driver/guide

  • Snacks and hot beverages

  • Guide Assistance camera settings for northern lights photography

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 4h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

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, dog sledding tours, Great Slave lake northern lights boat cruise tours, ice road tours, customized Yellowknife festivals packages and customized group tours in partnership with other licensed tour operators in Yellowknife.