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The Government of the Northwest Territories is currently restricting travel into the NWT. As a result we are operating this winter, however you must have proper permission to enter the NWT. Please see: for entry requirements and details. At the moment we are taking new bookings for travel December 21, 2020-April, 2021 for NWT residents only. We are taking bookings from out of territory travellers from December 21, 2021 onwards. Thank you for your understanding.
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In operation since 1981, Blachford Lake Lodge is one of North America's premiere all-season Aurora Viewing eco-lodges, located 100km east of Yellowknife. Over the years, Blachford has been proud to host international guests such as aurora specialist & author Dr. Melanie Windridge of the UK, actress Kaho Minami of Japan, award winning photographer Hamilton Lund of Australia, founder of the Cloud Appreication Society Gavin Pretor-Pinneymodel Godfrey Gao of Taiwan, yoga teacher Goldie Yoga of the USA, producer/explorer Ryan Pyle of China/Canada, writer Dallas Hartwig co-author of Whole 30, to Prince William and Catherine, the Dutchess of Cambridge.

One of the north's sought after honeymoon destinations, and host to special off-grid weddings each year; Blachford is always expanding programming and activities available on site. We cater to groups of all sizes, and are proud to be the site of programs such as Dechinta University, Northern Youth Leadership and Arctic FOXY. We have hosted events and wellness retreats for many different genres of clientele, including Folk Rebellion's Digital Detox, The Cloud Appreciation Society's first ever Sky Holiday, and more.

We are a proud Green Leader, and are working towards consistantly improving our eco-sustanability and best eco-practices in our day to day operations.

Photos are available for promotional use. Please contact us for high-res files

Film crews/photographers interested in visiting: We recommend, should you need an experienced contact for technical planning purposes, cold weather advice, etc. to please contact Keating Smith (Yellowknife based). 

For press inquiries please contact:
Katherine Johnson, Manager of Sales and Marketing



Winter Holidays at Blachford - Jessy Penelon

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy : Aurora Substorm Time-lapse

Northwest Territories - Polarlichter 2

Welcome to BLL - The Journey - Jessy Penelon

Aurora Borealis, 2013 - 2014 Blachford Lake Lodge, Yellowknife, NWT, Canda

Snowmobiling at Blachford

Aurora (at Blachford Lake Lodge , Yellowknife 2013/09/05) (2)

Blachford Lake Lodge - Winter Adventure - Rahela Jagric

Northwest Territories - Polarlichter


040616 Aurora Borealis from Lake Blachford Lodge

A Postcard from Blachford Lake Lodge



Sunset Boot Hockey - Jessy Penelon


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