Whitehorse
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  • Yukon: Aurora Borealis Evening Viewing Tour

    1. Yukon: Aurora Borealis Evening Viewing Tour

    Be collected from the Whitehorse hotel and board a comfortable warm minibus to begin your scenic trek out of the city. Your guide will drive you directly to a custom-built viewing location, which is equipped with restrooms. On arrival, immerse yourself in the quiet natural landscape and gaze at the unbelievable colors of the aurora borealis. This is one of the most sought-after Northern experiences, a Yukon winter vacation is only complete by viewing the aurora borealis cascading across the night sky. A chemical light reaction caused when solar energy interacts with the Earth’s atmosphere, producing dramatic dancing waves of green light from one horizon to another. The Northern Lights have captivated viewers since the beginning of time, as evidenced by the many Yukon First Nation legends they have inspired.  As you listen to your guide explain how and why the northern lights are formed...

  • Whitehorse: Nighttime Northern Lights Viewing

    2. Whitehorse: Nighttime Northern Lights Viewing

    Canada’s High North is famous for its nature, its wildlife, endless lands, and above all, the mystical Northern lights. Aurora Borealis provides an astonishing spectacle in these areas, especially during winter. This “Aurora Hunting” tour will take you to numerous vantage points, aiming for a perfect view of the polar lights. Hot tea pops and snacks will be provided for you during this 4-hour tour. If desired, you will receive an introduction to Aurora photography and its beautiful subtleties so that you can take some unforgettable memories of your encounter with the northern lights (tripod required). You'll be picked up from the meeting point at 10:30 PM, leaving the city’s light-polluted sky behind and heading towards the northern lights. To ensure the best chances of gazing at Aurora Borealis, you won't travel to one pre-determined location, but instead will visit several different v...

    Our guide, Toby, was very informative and engaging. Due to weather, he moved our appointment to give us a chance at seeing the lights. Even though we did not see them with our eyes (only captured on camera), I highly recommend this trip. We walked on a frozen lake, watched a meteor shower, toasted marshmallows in -31C, and learned a lot about the Yukon Territory. The tour van/bus was warm and comfortable, and light snacks were provided.

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Our guide, Toby, was very informative and engaging. Due to weather, he moved our appointment to give us a chance at seeing the lights. Even though we did not see them with our eyes (only captured on camera), I highly recommend this trip. We walked on a frozen lake, watched a meteor shower, toasted marshmallows in -31C, and learned a lot about the Yukon Territory. The tour van/bus was warm and comfortable, and light snacks were provided.

It was a unique experience. Tibias made every effort so that we could see the auroras, it is best that you do not stay in one place, you are hunting and looking for the best place to see and photograph them. If you don't know anything about the auroras Tobias explains everything and makes you feel confident. Excellent guide and a unique experience. I highly recommend it.

This tour was impressive, we were a small group so we received excellent attention and Toby the guide did everything possible to see the auroras in the best place and in excellent condition, I recommend it

Excellent Guide Gustavo Rebolledo is an example of service and attitude!

We had a wonderful experience to see the aurora. Thank you