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Aurora Borealis & Northern Lights Tours Yukon

411 Main St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2B6, Canada
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Unquestionably a five star outfitter. Offers every activity you could want with excellent guides... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
James F
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Dallas, Texas
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Aurora Borealis with Northern Tales

Our Aurora trip was very successful, and thanks to Northern Tales, very comfortable. Great... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
mswrath
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Sacramento, California
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Welcome to Northern Tales Travel Services, your one-stop shopping spot for your Fall & Winter & Spring Northern Lights Adventure in the Yukon! Enjoy an aurora borealis viewing package with optional winter activities such as dog mushing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice fishing, sightseeing flights and special events. Ask about custom, individual and private trips.
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411 Main St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2B6, Canada
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Unquestionably a five star outfitter. Offers every activity you could want with excellent guides and organization. Facilities for nightly aurora viewing are perfect. Did city tour, dog sledding and snow mobiling along with four nights of sky watching. Cold weather rental gear is top of...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Our Aurora trip was very successful, and thanks to Northern Tales, very comfortable. Great, detail-oriented staff and guides, excellent accommodations. Their winter clothing package and out of town viewing sites (with huts, warming fires, marshmallows, and hot chocolate) really made a big difference. And they...More

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

The travel agent I used booked me with Northern Tales. They (NTales) were great to work with. Both desk service and guides were friendly, efficient and went out of their way to help me rearrange my schedule. Going out to see the lights never comes...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

We spent three nights in Whitehorse with Northern Tales to see the Aurora Borealis. Northern Tales' arrangements for the trips were fabulous. It started with prompt replies to emails and continued once we arrived in Whitehorse. Every guide we encountered was great, passionate and knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We were greeted with the friendly tourist guides of Northern Tales at the airport, who then escorted us to our hotel (Best Western Gold Rush). - Tip: We booked our flights through them at a cheaper rate and we were able to find them easily...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I organised a four night trip to the Yukon with Northern Tales, with the first and last nights staying in Whitehorse and the middle two nights staying at Northern Lights Resort and Spa. Unfortunately on the day we were due to fly...More

Thank TravellingAnne15
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

This will be our last night to view the northern lights Night 4 I’m hopeful of a beautiful display visible to the eyes. Over the last three nights we have seen a weak display but we have had so much fun talking to people across...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Stayed for 4 days with Northern Lights Tour. All of the guides were very helpful and friendly. Always answered questions with a smile. The hotel was clean, comfortable and in a great location for walking around town. Much appreciated the campfire and warming hut in...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

My sister and I spent the night with Northern Tales in late January. Unfortunately it was a very cloudy night so we didn't get to see the lights, but that is not their fault. The booking process was nice and easy and well explained by...More

Thank Mel_M802
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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

We were absolutely conquered by the hospitality of the people of Whitehorse, especially the Northern Tales’ crew. Always happy to help, to recommend and to explain the history of the place. The experience of seeing the Aurora’s was out of this world; the cabins so...More

Thank Nancy D
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Atherfield
May 22, 2018|
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Response from Northern-Tales | Property representative |
Hi there, the new moon will be on March 5th and April 5th 2019.
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692linz
April 26, 2018|
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Response from mswrath | Reviewed this property |
Check the phases of the moon—If possible aim for nights with late moonrise, or for the dark of the moon. The wonderful aurora we saw was not super strong, but since there was no moonlight we were still able to enjoy the... More
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carmelgal92
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Janice B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We went in January because it was right in the middle of the season. While we were there, we were told that the best time is earlier - September. But it is never guaranteed that you will see the lights of course. We... More
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