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My Backyard Tours - Day Tours

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N4, Canada
+1 867-920-4654
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Yellowknife City Tour

An absolutely EXCELLENT tour!! Our guide, Mary, was personable, knowledgeable and very thorough in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
An excellent intimate tour with Bill and Margaret

Yellowknife is a popular city these days especially in September and I specifically want to avoid... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Adrian L
Los Angeles
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See Yellowknife through the eyes of people who came for two years and stayed a lifetime. Enjoy learning about Yellowknife's history, meet local artisans or hike to Cameron Waterfalls. Want to experience more of the Northwest Territories? Our fly-out fishing and photography adventures will immerse you in the authentic splendour of the Northwest Territories and provide you with memories that will last a lifetime. Day tours range from 2 - 5 hours in length. Fly-out package range from 4-8 days. Custom packages are available as well as step-on guide services. Our professionally guided tours offer personalized service and participants interests are incorporated into City, Ingraham Trail and Northern Lights Tours.
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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N4, Canada
+1 867-920-4654
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolutely EXCELLENT tour!! Our guide, Mary, was personable, knowledgeable and very thorough in her explanations of both historical and current sites. Our tour was arranged at the last minute and her willingness to accommodate our tight schedule was very much appreciated. Without hesitation, I...More

Thank 1981c0rvette
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Yellowknife is a popular city these days especially in September and I specifically want to avoid those big tours. I really want to thank tripadvisor and all the reviewers because joining "My Backyard Tours" was not disappointing. Margaret handles all the communication well and even...More

1  Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We did the city tour and then the Cameron falls ramparts tour. Wow! Completely worth the time and money. Trevor is pleasant and knowledgeable. We have come away knowing so much more. Even little things like different types of berries. The tea and cookies and...More

1  Thank Lauraloo29943
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We took two - a city tour then out to hike up to Cameron Falls. Both adventures were great - very informative - and the snacks and lunch were extra good. Our guide, Trevor, was extraordinarily well informed and courteous.

Thank 80marciah
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We took a personalised town tour of Yellowknife and it was definitely worth. The tour around the town was so informative and interesting and the sites we saw were amazing. We are so glad we took this tour as we feel we would have really...More

Thank dom241527
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We are pleased to join Trevor' s city your and Ice Falls hiking. Trevor is very nice and knowledge guide. Cookie and hot Cedar drink warm us during your. Excellent experience. We also rented winter clothing from them. Few issues we had : (1)our gears...More

Thank dreamtracker2014
Reviewed 27 March 2017

These guys were great in hooking us up with our Winter Clothing on arrival to Yellowknife. Fantastic communication and prompt service, even coming to our accommodation twice to switch out things that weren't the right size. Thanks to Margaret for organising and Trevor for taking...More

1  Thank subienz
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We booked the city tour for our first full day in Yellowknife! Glad we did as it helped alot with the "lay of the land". Trevor our guide was very professional, great personality and answered all our questions. A wealth of knowledge! Hit all the...More

Thank jason j
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We visited Yellowknife in March to view the northern lights and contacted My Backyard to rent clothing. Their outdoor gear is very high quality, in great condition, and fit properly. The convenience of delivery and pickup at the guest house made it even better. We...More

Thank CaptDG
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Did the aurora viewing at Margret's cabin which is the owner of the tour. Great snacks, free tripods, we felt like we were friends for years. Bill went out of his way to help me adjust my camera to take the best possible pictures. Would...More

1  Thank neal1943
yellowknifemargaret, Owner at My Backyard Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Thank you, it was a pleasure for us to meet you and have you join us on our tour. Margaret and MBYT team

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Response from aguedaniel | Reviewed this property |
Everyone we asked said that December to March is the ideal time. We were told that if you stay for 3 nights, you will most likely see it at least in one of those nights. We were there for 4 nights and we saw it in 3 of those... More