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Yellow Dog Lodge

Wilderness Lodging 55 kms remote from Yellowknife and off the grid. We offer the finest aurora viewing and sportfishing lodge on the planet.
Open 24 hours
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This is a photo of our hot tub under the northern lights. We have a camp fire pit as well as viewing decks to take photographs from.

photo credit: Kenneth Wong, Hong Kong Sept 2018



a month ago
I’ve been to Yellow Dog a few times, though it’s been a few years since I visited. It certainly is a once in a lifetime experience. To be so isolated and so comfortable at the same time. The main lodge is warm and cozy and always fill with life and the smaller cabins are a perfect private escape. The fire powered hot tub was by far my favourite thing, sitting in it until the early hours, watching the sun set and counting the stars is just magical. I can’t wait to get up there again. Might have to start planning that trip sooner rather than later.
- rebeka p
2 months ago
My family had an amazing time at the lodge. We were great with wonderful hospitality. Rooms were clean and beds comfortable. Our fishing guide was amazing we caught a lot of trout and pike. Meals were excellent, we enjoyed the hot tub, and a Campfire. Thanks again for a memorable time.
- Mia D
2 months ago
Was there for all ladies weekend trip and it was awesome, staff were friendly and professional. All our needs were met and we were kept busy and happy throughout the weekend. Bonfires in the evenings and crazy games were played for rainy days. Very well planned and organized. I absolutely loved the food, I’m allergic to fish and I was accommodated very nicely.
- Pam R

Sportfishing and Aurora Lodging

We have the most fun! The world's finest Aurora viewing experience combined with wilderness adventure, hiking, canoeing,  kayaking and Sportfishing all disconnected from any human  population.  It is quiet here where all you hear at night is the wildlife and your heart beat.

We are located 55 air kilometers from our nearest neighbour and we are only accessible by float or ski plane. In the winter, special arrangements can be made to snowmobile to our facility. We are totally self sufficient and generate our own solar energy and supply satellite internet. All supplies including fresh food are flown in weekly. We are world renowned for our fresh caught fish fry shore picnics and fish taco dinners. Our BBQ nights are to die for.

What sets us apart is our friendly and experienced staff who love the outdoors and the remote off-grid lifestyle.   We are a comfortable lodge set in the wilderness of Canada's Northwest Territories. Our cabins are warm and cozy, our rooms are clean and comfortable and our 2 lounges are used for gathering the groups. We have a wood fired sauna, wood fired outdoor hot tub and a screened in gazebo complete with karaoke for our guests. 

If you like to get away from crowds and enjoy a more relaxing vacation - please call us.

2017 NWT Tourism Operator of the Year.
A Canadian Signature Experience

Open:  June 1 to Sept 30 and March 1 to April 15
(403) 668-9936

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  • (403) 875-2645


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3514 Wiley Road
Yellowknife, NT X1A2L6

Business Hours

Mon:Open 24 hours
Tue:Open 24 hours
Wed:Open 24 hours
Thu:Open 24 hours
Fri:Open 24 hours
Sat:Open 24 hours
Sun:Open 24 hours
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