Northern Lights & Winter Rockies with Return Airfare

Tick an item off your bucket list and go in search of the elusive Northern lights in the night skies of Fort McMurray.

Members from: $4,752 P.PNon-members from: $4,849 P.PSolo traveller from: $5,799

  • Type

    Package Holidays

  • Destination

    Canada, Alaska & USA

  • Supplier

    National Seniors Travel

  • Booking Code


  • Departs

    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.

  • Company

    National Seniors Travel


  • Economy class airfares from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane to Edmonton via Vancouver and Calgary via Vancouver to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane with Air Canada and Qantas, Jetstar or Virgin Australia.

  • Economy class airfare from Edmonton to Fort McMurray to Edmonton with Air Canada.

  • Accommodation, tours, meals and transfers as indicated in the itinerary.

  • 4 day Aurora Viewing Package Tour from Fort McMurray including 3 nights accommodation, Aurora Borealis viewing with driver/guide, hot drinks, hot meal, local guides, professional photographer onsite for camera instruction & lessons on taking Aurora / Dark sky images,
    professional astronomer onsite for Aurora interpretative presentation, complimentary snowshoeing.

  • 10 day Edmonton to the Rockies Coach Tour from Edmonton to Calgary including 9 nights accommodation, meals, touring as indicated, National park fees & tax.

Tick an item off your bucket list and go in search of the elusive Northern lights in the night skies of Fort McMurray. Continue onto Edmonton and experience the majesty of the Canadian Rockies. Travel through a Winter wonderland of pristine wilderness, making stops in Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff before ending in Calgary for the return flight to Australia.

• Opportunity to view Northern Lights
• Independent Coach Tour from Edmonton to Calgary
• Maligne Canyon Ice Walk
• Sleigh Ride at Lake Louise
• Snowshoeing experience at Marble Canyon
• Airfares and taxes included

Departs Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane: 14, 21 Dec 2018; 4, 25 Jan; 1, 15 Feb; 15 Mar; 5 Apr 2019


  1. Day 1

    Day 1: Australia – Vancouver - Edmonton - Fort McMurray.

    Fly from Australia to Fort McMurray via Vancouver and Edmonton. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Later in the evening set out to the aurora viewing site and seek the sight of the Northern Lights. Return to the hotel in the
    early hours of the morning.

  2. Day 2

    Day 2-3: Aurora Viewing

    Days are free to spend on optional activities. Spend the evenings Aurora Borealis viewing as per day 2. Take advantage of the professional onsite photographer for
    tips on the perfect Aurora / night image or join the Aurora & Star interpretive presentation. Enjoying
    complimentary snowshoeing or a Boreal Forest interpretative walk during the viewing time.

  3. Day 3

    Day 4: Fort McMurray – Edmonton

    Time at leisure prior to transferring to the airport for the flight to Edmonton. Remainder of day at leisure.

  4. Day 4

    Day 5: Edmonton.

    Days at leisure to explore the capital city of Alberta.

  5. Day 5

    Day 6: Edmonton – Jasper

    Coach transfer from Edmonton to Jasper.

  6. Day 6

    Day 7: Jasper

    Day at leisure to explore Jasper.

  7. Day 7

    Day 8: Maligne Canyon Ice Walk*

    Experience the wonders of the Maligne Canyon along the frozen canyon floor and past its ice clad limestone walls.

  8. Day 8

    Day 9: Jasper – Lake Louise.

    Travel southward along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise. This evening enjoy a wonderful sleigh ride besides the shore of Lake Louise.

  9. Day 9

    Day 10: Lake Louise

    Day at leisure to enjoy the many Winter activities surrounding Lake Louise

  10. Day 10

    Day 11: Lake Louise – Banff

    Drive the scenic Bow Valley to Banff, arriving around midday. This afternoon is free to enjoy the sights of Banff.

  11. Day 11

    Day 12: Snowshoeing to Paint Pots Tour

    Enjoy a day of snowshoeing through the Vermillion
    River Valley to Paint Pots, a cultural treasure within the National Park.

  12. Day 12

    Day 13: Banff – Calgary – Vancouver - Australia

    Morning free to explore Banff, before
    departing for Calgary. Fly from Calgary to Australia, via Vancouver

  13. Day 13

    Day 14: Inflight.

  14. Day 14

    Day 15: Arrive Australia.

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*Prices are correct at time of printing but are subject to availability, currency fluctuations and surcharges and are only guaranteed when paid in full. Deposit of $3000 per person required within 7 days of confirmation. Melbourne price applicable to direct Air Canada services only. Maligne Canyon Ice Walk operates 15 Dec – 15 April. Optional tour offered on non-operating days.