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Yellowknife Outdoor Adventures

3603 Franklin Ave, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2B5, Canada
+1 867-444-8320
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Carlos is quite a character

We booked a three hour lake tour with Carlos for our last full day in Yellowknife. The weather was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Highlight of our Yellowknife vacation!

Carlos was friendly and entertaining and made us feel safe. We were lucky that he was able to make... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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We offer half days and full day excursions, winter and summer. Winter activities, snowmobiling, dog sledding, aurora viewing on Great Slave Lake. Summer activities, trophy pike fishing, boat tours, Great slave lake dinner cruises and more...We deliver very personalized professional guiding services.
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3603 Franklin Ave, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2B5, Canada
+1 867-444-8320
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a three hour lake tour with Carlos for our last full day in Yellowknife. The weather was very nice; windy but clear. Carlos took us to his office where we paid and got life jackets before being shown to the boat. He took...More

Thank DaveyM44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carlos was friendly and entertaining and made us feel safe. We were lucky that he was able to make arrangements with another couple to join us for the "Dinner and Cruise". The trip was a causal way to learn a bit of the history of...More

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time on the water fishing with my father and some friends. Thanks to Carlos for putting us on the fish and keeping us entertained!

Thank Jaret Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been out on two separate adventures with Carlos and both times I had the greatest time! We went pike fishing with a group of 6 today. We easily caught and released 160+ pike and now fishing will never be the same! Thanks to both...More

Thank Eric F
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Carlos took four of us on a tour around the lake. Got to see the ice on the lake, the sailboat club, and where the Yellowknife river is. He took his time and shared stories and told us about the history of Yellowknife.

Thank JR H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Worth every penny!! We were recommended to this company after my sister and her husband traveled with Carlos a few years earlier! Lending up to our trip, we dealt entirely with Carlos by email. He was always professional and did not feel uneasy about it...More

Thank LeanneB_86
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We had a great day out with Carlos. He was helpful and encouraging to a group of complete novices. Lunch at his cabin was a tasty combination of lake fish sashimi and a warming fish soup...thanks chef! The package included suitable outdoor clothing. This was...More

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This tour is slightly more than some of the others, but worth every penny. First of all, they give you extra clothing (they gave me ski pants) if they think what you are wearing is not warm enough. Some tours either charge you more for...More

Thank Woman_in_Toronto
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Great trip with Carlos, a very knowledgeable fun guide. Lunch at the cabin was first class big compliments to the chef. A highly recommended must do while in Yellowknife.

Thank Gill B
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend. We participated in an one-hour snow mobile riding tour. Carlos, our guide was very helpful. We had a lot of fun.

Thank Amy Y
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Pat W
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Response from Debra G | Reviewed this property |
Please call Carlos at Yellowknife outdoor adventures at 866-444-8320. You will have an amazing time.
Anthony Z
24 February 2016|
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Response from jamie k | Reviewed this property |
The lights are the most active and visible in the winter, but travelling in January and February can be impractical if you don't already have the winter gear needed. Friends of mine came up mid- to end-September and were... More