Northern Lights

Uniquely Yukon Experience
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Best time to visit Aug - Apr

“Into the bowl of the midnight sky / Violet, amber and rose…” Famed gold rush poet, Robert Service, was inspired by the North and enthralled by the northern lights.

Those same mesmerizing skies arrive each fall as darkness returns to Yukon nights. You might first see a hint of neon colour, then a jagged burst of green, and soon you're transfixed by shimmering aurora borealis. Dependent on auroral activity and clear skies, every appearance of the northern lights is special and unique.

Experience the exceptional beauty and wonder of the northern lights for yourself.

Northern Lights - Seen during the day over a prestine river
Northern Lights - Wall of northern lights fill the sky
Northern Lights - Aurora of green and purple
Northern Lights - Starkly beautiful northern lights
Northern Lights - Watching northern lights from a frozen lake
Northern Lights - Bright swirls of northern lights fill the night sky
Northern Lights - Seen during the day over a prestine river
Northern Lights - Wall of northern lights fill the sky
Northern Lights - Aurora of green and purple
Northern Lights - Starkly beautiful northern lights
Northern Lights - Watching northern lights from a frozen lake
Northern Lights - Bright swirls of northern lights fill the night sky

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Just have a few days?

Aurora Fun. Spend your days visiting museums, sightseeing and sampling local cuisine in Whitehorse, and spend your nights watching for the Northern Lights.

Just have a few days?

Aurora Fun. Spend your days visiting museums, sightseeing and sampling local cuisine in Whitehorse, and spend your nights watching for the Northern Lights.

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