Northern Lights in
the Denali area

journey away from the lights of town to search for the Northern Lights

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Aurora Tours

Why take this tour?

Leave your Healy area accommodations via a climate-controlled van, and journey away from the lights of town to search for the Northern Lights. The area around Denali makes an ideal spot for stargazing and catching the sometimes elusive Aurora Borealis. Your Alaskan guide will provide commentary and conversation on the area’s unique history, formidable climate, dynamic geography, and separate scientific facts from fictional myths. Learn all about Mother Nature’s fireworks display from a local guide, sip a warm drink, and learn how the Lights are the result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere. This bucket list experience lets you hop out at select locations with your camera in hand with pointers from your guide. The Northern Lights are visible only during the winter months (August to April) and sightings are not guaranteed.

Denali Aurora Borealis Quest

Search the skies for the Northern Lights on a guided 3-hour tour in the Denali area. The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) are one of the world’s most spectacular natural phenomenons, and Alaska is one of the best places in the world for viewing.

Aurora Tours

Tour Information

The tour is designed to be mobile and flexible to adapt to change to the ever-changing conditions of Alaska. We fully evaluate conditions 1 hour prior to the tour departure time. Even when raining or cloudy in some areas, our team evaluates various routes to give the best opportunities to get views. If we have complete and total unfavorable conditions, we will reach out to you on a case-by-case basis.

The Aurora Borealis is a natural phenomenon and sightings can not be guaranteed. Many factors may prevent viewing including other weather conditions. We do our best to identify the best routes with the highest chances and are successful often, but at times, we strike out. Sightings are never guaranteed and if Northern Lights do not appear, no refunds will be issued. However, Stampede Excursions will allow guests that are on an unsuccessful tour to be placed on a standby list for the next offered tour at no additional charge. Guests on the standby list will be confirmed, in an order determined by Denali Aurora Borealis Quest, 30 minutes prior to the tour departure time.

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Book Your Adventure Today!

If you have any questions about the status of your booking or wish to be removed from the waitlist, reach out to our team via email or send us a text!

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