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Autumn Aurora

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: https://www.gov.nt.ca/covid-19/en/services/travel-moving-around/travellers-arriving-nwt 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 September 1st, 2021 onwards. Thank you for your understanding.

Autumn Aurora:
August 15-October 13, 2021 & August 15-October 13, 2022

2021/2022 Fall Packages

Cabin or Lodge

2 night (Friday to Sunday, Wednesday to Friday) $1,500
3 night (Sunday to Wednesday) $1,800
4 night (Wednesday to Sunday) $2,100
5 night (Sunday to Friday, Friday to Wednesday) $2,400
7 night (starting Friday, Sunday or Wednesday) $2,700
 

2021 New Moon Dates:

  • August 8
  • September 6
  • October 6

2022 New Moon Dates:

  • August 27
  • September 25
  • October 25

All Packages Include:

  • Flightseeing charter Yellowknife - Blachford - Yellowknife
  • Lodge or cabin accommodation
  • Housekeeping 
  • Welcome orientation
  • All meals
  • All snacks
  • Coffee, tea, juice
  • Use of hot tub and sauna
  • Handicraft workshops in the lodge
  • Introduction and hints about aurora photography
  • Use of Lodge Facilities: Dining room, Aurora lounge, fireplaces, northern library, bathrooms with showers, basins and toilets, hot tub, sauna, open decks
  • Use of seasonal equipment (canoes, kayaks, hiking trails, 2 hour fishing excursion, motorized boat) 
  • Two hour interperative experience each day
  • Access to some of the best Aurora viewing in the world
  • Aurora Watch service
  • Yoga equipment for personal use 
  • High speed wireless internet (basic package of 250 MB/day provided for each guest - additional use is an extra cost)
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information 

Not included:

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance 
  • Alcoholic beverages from licensed bar

Please Note:

  • All rates are per person and are quoted in Canadian dollars. Please add 5% goods and services tax and 10% gratuities.
  • Single supplement requests (private, single occupancy) add 25% to the package rate
  • Please double check with our office for availability prior to booking your flights in/out of your home city and Yellowknife.
  • All guests will be required to sign a liability waiver when booking. 
  • While it is not mandatory, we 100% recommend all guests ensure they have emergency medical coverage prior to visiting the lodge.

Flights

When booking your flights in/out of Yellowknife please ensure that you arrive into Yellowknife prior to 09:00am on your day of departure to the lodge. Flights from the lodge to Yellowknife will have you back in the city around 12pm. Check with our reservations staff prior to booking any flights, as flight times are all subject to change.

Optional Summer Extras:

Guided Fishing Price Per Person
2 hours per person Included In Package
Half Day (4 hours) per person $175
Full Day (8 hours) per person $265

Fishing licenses have to be purchased in Yellowknife, prior to departure to Blachford Lake Lodge. For more information click HERE.   

Please Note:

  • All rates are per person and are quoted in Canadian dollars. Please add 5% goods and services tax and 10% gratuities.
  • Single supplement requests (private, single occupancy) add 25% to the package rate
  • Please double check with our office for availability prior to booking your flights in/out of your home city and Yellowknife.
  • All guests will be required to sign a liability waiver when booking. 
  • While it is not mandatory, we 100% recommend all guests ensure they have emergency medical coverage prior to visiting the lodge.

Not exactly what you're looking for? Contact us for more information!

Weather

Weather conditions can delay air charter departures. Blachford Lake Lodge will do its utmost to accommodate clients. However, weather conditions are beyond our control and therefore we cannot be responsible for additional costs incurred by guests.

Please be aware that the Aurora does not appear every night, even when the sky is clear, and it also cannot be seen through cloud. We cannot therefore guarantee Aurora sightings at any time, including on New Moon Aurora dates.

Flights

When booking your flights in/out of Yellowknife please ensure that you arrive into Yellowknife prior to 09:00am on your day of departure to the lodge. Flights from Yellowknife to the lodge depart at 10am. Flights from the lodge to Yellowknife will have you back in the city around 11am.

Deposits

  • A deposit of 1/3 the total price is required to confirm your booking.
  • A deposit of 1/2 the total price is required to confirm a booking for groups of 8
    or more.
  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, and cash payment.

Final Payments

  • Balance is due 45 days prior to arrival date.

Cancellation Policy

  • Deposit is refundable until 45 days prior to arrival, except for an administration fee of 10% of the deposit.
  • 44-15 days prior to arrival – deposit and 50% of balance is non refundable.
  • 14-0 days prior to arrival 100% is non refundable.

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Post date: Sat, 01/12/2019 - 11:49