This spectacular natural wonder is one of the most special sights visitors can plan on a trip to Northern Canada. In the central Northwest Territories, the streaks of the aurora borealis is visible for an average of 200 nights per year, and can be experienced in a variety of accommodations and packages.
With Northern Tales Travel Service, stay in a prospector-style wall tent once used by gold seekers, listen to stories of Northern life, and watch the sky dance with colours.
Churchill, Manitoba’s Aurora Pod is a comfortable, heated shelter with windowed walls and a window roof, so you can see the action in 360 degrees.
At Blachford Lake Lodge, skate, mush huskies on a dogsled, snowshoe, or snowmobile during the day before slipping a the hot tub and watching the Northern Lights shimmer.
Head to Yellowknife’s Aurora Village, where you’ll sleep in warm, comfortable teepees after precious hours spent outdoors admiring nature’s light show.
Dash across moon-lit snow in a Beck’s Kennels’ dog sled, pull up to a cosy cabin beneath the stars, and watch the aurora begin to shimmy across the sky.
Watch the Northern Lights in your bathing suit at the Takhini Hot Springs, while soaking in its balmy 42-degree waters.
At RAW:churchill, you’ll feast on a world-class meal at a historic fort, with unobstructed views of the shimmering, dancing Northern Lights show parading overhead.