My Backyard Tours
Dreams of gold began in Yellowknife in 1934 when a couple of prospectors discovered the precious metal. Join local experts on an intimate tour of the City and/or the Ingraham Trail. Explore the stories of the people and cultural historic sites and learn about the building of this gold mining town to the diamond capital it is today. See local art and learn about the history and culture of the people that makes this area unique.
We offer fun and informative professionally guided tours. Participant's interests are incorporated into our City, Capital Sites and Meet the Artist Gallery tours which range from 2-3 hours in length. Our tours also get people outside the city limits with our Ingraham Trail/Cameron Falls Tour where participants take a short hike in the wilderness to see Cameron Waterfalls.
Northern Lights Tour: A clear dark sky and high solar activity can provide an evening light show that is worth staying up into the wee hours for. Our northern lights tour package includes return transportation from your hotel leaving Yellowknife at approx. 9 p.m. and returning at 1:30 a.m. Enjoy a cozy cabin, hot beverages and snacks. Minimum capacity 2 guests. Price $110 per person +GST.
Arctic Photography Workshop: our seven-day program gives you the opportunity to photograph northern lights, migratory wildlife, birds and much more. Professional photographer and biologist, Robert Berdan provides his specialized photographic expertise. View special points of interest in the City of Yellowknife before flying to Peterson's Point Lake Lodge. Discover the intricate beauty of the tundra and learn about the history of the early explorers as well as aboriginal people who travelled through this area. Two nights in Yellowknife and four nights at Peterson's Point Lake Lodge. Price $4995.00 per person. Limited Season September 5-11th annually. See complete listing under Peterson's Point Lake Lodge.