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Canadian Arctic Northern Lights Photo Workshop

Northern Lights over Tibbitt Lake
6 Days
From $3,995
Landscape, Night Sky
Activity Level
Group Size
Max 5–8

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Chase the northern lights in one of the best places in the world to photograph the Aurora Borealis

Yellowknife offers an ideal location for photographing the northern lights. Its high latitude makes aurora a regular occurrence, and the arctic landscapes and numerous waterways of the Northwest Territories make for photogenic scenes. We’ve been traveling to Yellowknife for a decade and know the best locations for great photographs.


  • Excellent opportunities for northern lights photography in compelling arctic landscapes.
  • We’ll stay out late and rest during the day to maximize our chances for aurora.
  • Instruction on how to capture and post-process compelling photos of northern lights.

Your Guides

  • Kevin Lisota

    Kevin Lisota

    Sep 15–20, 2024
    Sep 14–19, 2025
    Sep 21–26, 2025

Activity Level

You must be able to stand outside in temperatures with average daytime highs between 49°F and 54°F and nighttime lows between 40°F and 43°F. There will also be hikes up to 2 km on uneven ground, where you must carry your camera gear.

This tour has an activity level of Easy. Read more about the Activity Levels for our trips.


  • Day 1: Arrive in Yellowknife

    Arrive at Yellowknife Airport (YZF) before 3:00 PM on this day.

    Transfer to the hotel and be available for a welcome dinner and discussion about the activities for the week. Tonight, we will head out for our first night of photography.

  • Day 2–5: Aurora photography

    Our schedule each day will follow a similar format. Depending on how late we were out the previous night, we will meet in the morning to review your images from the night before. During the day, you can rest or explore Yellowknife. We will head out for golden hour photography, followed by aurora chasing under the night skies.

  • Day 6: Departure

    You can book your return flight for anytime this day.

Why Travel With Us

Our small-group trips are designed for photographers, with guides who know the best locations and offer instruction to help improve your photography. Read more about why you should travel with us.

Dates & Prices

  • Sep 15–20, 2024
    $3,995 USD Per Person
    Double Occupancy
    $700 USD
    Single Supplement
    2 Spots Left
    Guides: Kevin Lisota
    Payment Terms: Deposit: $2,000 USD
    Remainder Due: May 18, 2024
  • Sep 14–19, 2025
    $3,995 USD Per Person
    Double Occupancy
    $700 USD
    Single Supplement
    Guides: Kevin Lisota
    Payment Terms: Deposit: $2,000 USD
    Remainder Due: May 17, 2025
  • Sep 21–26, 2025
    $3,995 USD Per Person
    Double Occupancy
    $700 USD
    Single Supplement
    Guides: Kevin Lisota
    Payment Terms: Deposit: $2,000 USD
    Remainder Due: May 24, 2025

All of our standard Terms & Conditions apply. Be sure to read our Cancellation Policy.

What's Included
  • Double occupancy lodging. Single lodging is available with payment of a single supplement fee.
  • All transportation during the tour.
  • Snacks and water between meals.
  • Welcome dinner.
  • All permits and entry fees.
  • Instruction, guidance, and image reviews from our expert photography guides.
What's Not Included
  • Airfare to and from destination, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees.
  • Airport transfers at arrival/departure.
  • Passport and visas, if applicable.
  • Most meals during the tour.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Travel medical & evacuation insurance (optional but recommended).
  • Trip cancellation insurance (optional but recommended).
  • Any accommodations or meals before or after the tour dates.
  • Items of a personal nature.

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