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Winter & Spring 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: 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.
Main Lodge - Blachford Lake Lodge - Martina Gebrovska

Our winter season is:
December 21, 2020-April 15, 2021 & December 21, 2021-April 15, 2022

2021 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:

  • January 12
  • February 11
  • March 13
  • April 11


  • 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 workshop in the lodge
  • Igloo/Quinzhee building (condition dependant) 
  • 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 (cross country skis, snowshoes, groomed 2-6k trails, fat tire bikes, firepits, skates, ice fishing gear) 
  • Basic wifi package (250 MB/day, additional internet packages available for purchase)
  • Aurora Watch service nightly
  • Yoga equipment 
  • Two hour interperative experience each day
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information 

Not included:

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance 
  • Snowmobile tours
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Winter clothing rental (available - just ask!)

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.


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 Extras:

Winter Gear Rental    
Down parka, insulated snow pants, felt-duffle-lined boots, and lined mitts. 
Includes delivery of gear to bush plane departure location, fitting, and pick up from bush plane arrival location.
Full Kit Your Whole Stay $150
One Item Per Item $50
Hotel Delivery 1-4 People $35
Hotel Delivery 5-10 People $55
Hotel Delivery 11+ People $150

Snowmobile Tours:

Please see snowmobile tours available here.

Snowmobiling to Blachford:

Are you a local Yellowknife resident and/or friend of one (or adventurous guest!), and wish to travel to Blachford on your own or rental snowmachine? Please contact our office for availability and current rates.


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

Add Ons

Do you need any help with booking your Yellowknife components to your stay? We're happy to help. Please contact our office for:

  • Hotel reservations
  • Private transfers
  • Dogsledding
  • City tours
  • Aurora tours
  • Winter clothing delivery and rental options

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


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.


  • 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.

Find our FAQ HERE.

Winter Holidays at Blachford - Jessy Penelon

Snowmobiling at Blachford

Blachford Lake Lodge - Winter Adventure - Rahela Jagric


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