Black Bear Wilderness Adventures

Aurora Borealis

Mysterious. Northern. Lights.

Watching the Aurora Borealis dance across the northern sky is the highlight of a Yukon winter.

From a haunting green arc  to brilliant red spikes and every magical lights in between,
the Aurora Borealis of the northern Hemisphere always
inspired myths, cults and ancient believes.

You decide what it will mean for you!

Choose your personal Aurora Experience and get rewarded with ever lasting memories:

The Trading Post

Fully Guided Aurora Nighttour picture

Join us at our well placed viewing site, 20 minutes outside of Whitehorse. No city light pollution, but an open view to the North awaits us here. Comfortably heated theme tent cabins let you step back in time to see how trappers made their living.

Knowledgeable guides will help you with all your question whether they are in regards to the Aurora, the Yukon or your photo settings.

Snacks and hot drinks are provided all night long.

Tripods available.
Transportation included.

Pick Up:                  9:00 pm  from Whitehorse location and transfer to Trading Post site.
Drop Off               2:00 am on the next morning to your downtown location
Cost:                       CAN$ 125.00 + 5% GST per person
Level of Activity:       easy
Special Clothing:       bring warm clothing and warm shoes
Length of Tour:        4 hours
Minimum #:            2 guests
Season:                  late September to mid-April

 

  • Transfer from Whitehorse to Trading Post site
  • Transfer back to Whitehorse
  • Tripods for night shooting and literature on the Aurora Borealis
  • Hot water for coffee, tea or spiced apple cider
  • Experienced knowledgeable guide for a fully interpreted night
  • Flash light and LED wall tent lantern
  • Outside fire is started upon your arrival
  • Camera Gear (for sure)
  • Flashlight

Due to its northern location the Yukon offers prime aurora viewings opportunities. Whitehorse is proud of its excellent infrastructure and welcoming people. Hotels, restaurants, shops and theaters as well as a bunch of day time activities will round up your Yukon winter experience to the most memorable vacation ever.

For best viewing experiences it is imperative to get away from the city to see the aurora displays without any light disturbances. Choosing a country accommodation will give you this.

  • The optimal viewing months are when the night sky is dark. In the Yukon that is from late September through to mid-April.

Book your Aurora Nights now!

Caribou Camp

An overnight at your Personal Viewing Site.Northern Lights Lodging

This well-equipped,  aurora viewing facility offers the experience of wilderness in a comfortable stylish  place. You stay cozily warm inside the well-insulated, traditional wall tent with an authentic wood stove. No electricity or appliances humming away. Step outside anytime you like and watch the Northern Lights dotted with tiny stars.  An outside fire helps you stay warm while taking photos or just getting lost in the lit up sky. Whenever you like you can choose to retire to you comfortable bed and sleep the rest of the night way.

You will be greeted in the morning with a filling breakfast delivered directly to you cabin.

Bring your PJ.
Breakfast included.
Transportation included.

Pick Up:                  9:00 pm  from Whitehorse location and transfer to Caribou Camp site.
Drop Off               9:30 am on the next morning to your downtown location
Cost:                       CAN$ 195.00 + 5% GST per person
Level of Activity:       easy
Special Clothing:       bring warm clothing and warm shoes
Length of Tour:        overnight
Minimum #:            2 guests
Season:                  late September to mid-April

  • Transfer from Whitehorse to Aurora Camp between 9:30 pm -10:00 pm
  • Transfer from Aurora Camp to Whitehorse 9:00 am the next morning
  • Breakfast with fresh coffee and home-baked choices
  • Double bed with down comforter and flannel linen, extra foamy, sleeping bag and liner possible for 3rd person
  • Tripods for night shooting and literature on the Aurora Borealis
  • Hot water for coffee, tea or spiced apple cider
  • Flash light and LED wall tent lantern
  • Outside fire is started upon your arrival
  • Camera Gear (for sure)
  • Flashlight
  • Night snacks
  • If you booked for 3 people please ask for an extra foamy and sleeping bag

Due to its northern location the Yukon offers prime aurora viewings opportunities. Whitehorse is proud of its excellent infrastructure and welcoming people. Hotels, restaurants, shops and theaters as well as a bunch of day time activities will round up your Yukon winter experience to the most memorable vacation ever.

For best viewing experiences it is imperative to get away from the city to see the aurora displays without any light disturbances. Choosing a country accommodation will give you this.

At our Aurora Camp, 25 minutes north of town,  the northern lights will be visible from the deck of your own lodgings.

  • The optimal viewing months are when the night sky is dark. In the Yukon that is from late September through to mid-April.

Book your Aurora Nights now!

3 Day Aurora GetawayAuthentic Mongolian yurt

Aurora Viewing , dog sledding and snowmobiling

Your get-away ranch is located at beautiful Fish Lake, surrounded by majestic mountains. We have an authentic and cozy Mongolian Yurt waiting for you, situated up a small rise in a clearing, far far away from any light pollution and with beautiful views of the valley. The yurt is equipped with cooking facilities, a Queen sized bed, a private fire pit and your 5 star outhouse!

You will be cooking your own meals, so bring on the good soul food.
You will be mushing your own dog team, driving on a snow machine and hunting for the majestic lights, so bring a healthy fitness and joy to be out with us, the dogs and the wilderness.

Ask for a full itinerary
Arctic Outerwear included.

Pick Up:                  Pick up from your Whitehorse location and transfer to the Ranch site.
Drop Off              evening on day 3 to your downtown location
Cost:                       CAN$ 875.00 + 5% GST per person
Level of Activity:       good health, joy of working with dogs and a good team spirit required
Special Clothing:       bring warm indoor clothing and house shoes, outside winter gear is supplied
Length of Tour:        3 days, 2 nights
Minimum #:            2 guests
Season:                  late November to beginning of April, starting Fridays

  • Transfer from Whitehorse to the Ranch and back
  • 2 nights accommodation in a small yurt (double occupancy)
  • Use of personal sled and 3-4 Huskies
  • Use of snowmobile (2 person per machine)
  • Full instructions into mushing and snowmobiling with experienced guide
  • Winter Gear (boots, parka, snow pants & mitts)
  • Camera Gear (for sure)
  • Food and drinks to be prepared by yourself in your own yurt
  • Hat, neckwarmer or scarf

This adventure will take place in the beautiful wilderness that is the Yukon! Up upon the mountains and away from all city lights, cell reception and office calls.
There’s no better way to ease the stresses of everyday than to soak in natures beauty. Put an ‘out of office’ reply on your emails and forward your phone to voice mail, you’re going to spend sometime getting down and dirty with nature!

  • The optimal viewing months are when the night sky is dark.
  • This adventure tour is offered from November 14th to April3rd, 2015, starting every Friday.

Book your Aurora Nights now!