Aurora Borealis Indigenous Village

Fort McMurray, Alberta

Accommodation|Lodges & Cabins

The area in which they view the Aurora Borealis is on the Birch Mountain Northwest of Fort McMurray. Just below the Wood Buffalo National Park the largest dark sky in the world. This makes it an excellent viewing area for Aurora Borealis and stargazing. And no light pollution from Cities or industry sites. The Aurora Borealis Indigenous Village (ABIV) is the only place in Canada to sleep in Teepees to watch the Aurora Borealis. The teepees are fully enclosed for the winter with wooden floors, wood wood-burning fireplace, bed and bedding. All meals and coffee, tea and water are included while at the Village. ABTV is a 2-hour drive northwest of Fort McMurray to the Birch Mountains where they park, then 10 10-minute snowmobile ride or a 20-minute ATV ride into the Village and is included in your stay. This village is a fully inclusive stay. With an Indigenous experience of staying in the Teepees, Storytelling, smudging, Dry meat making, Bannock on a stick, and plant gathering for healing. With an indigenous Culinary for the meals. The Village is a year-round facility for an Indigenous wilderness experience to enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer at different times of the year. Wintertime activities snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, wilderness survival, nature walks, bird watching, star gazing, and Aurora Borealis viewing. Spring / Summer / Fall activities include ATV Ride, plant gathering for healing, berry picking, nature walks, bird watching, wildlife watching, wilderness survival, star gazing, and Aurora Borealis viewing. Come enjoy Indigenous nature at its best.

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