True North Safaris

We have been providing outfitting services in the Central Barren Lands north of Yellowknife since 1983. We offer hunting safaris for caribou, black bear, arctic wolf, guided by experienced professionals. We also offer fishing expeditions by the hour, day or week.

Contact Name: 
Gary Jaeb
Primary Phone Number:
(867) 873-8533
Yellowknife, NT
Aurora Viewing

Travel to MacKay Lake Lodge to see the stunning Northern Lights. Semi-private cabin accommodations for couples or shared up to 4 persons. Meals including northern cuisine buffet, group pot variety, and shore lunches cooked on open fires.

Activities include:
Night time aurora viewing from the lodge
Day time boating, fishing and wildlife viewing
Day time hiking, wildlife viewing and berry picking
Day time shore lunch with boat trip

Summer, Winter

Wolves, black bear and small game hunts are available. Please contact us for more information

Fishing Day Trips
Northern Pike

From the Yellowknife River into the North Arm of Great Slave Lake for some of the world's finest Northern Pike fishing. Day trips include a pick up at your hotel or home and a shore lunch cooked on a fire.

Ice Roads

Experience the barrenlands with the “Ice Road Truckers”. Drive to a diamond mine on the longest ice road in the world. Feel the magic of the aurora under the clearest sky in the world. Take a dog team ride back in time.