About us

A lifelong dedication to memorable experiences

Our main priority is crafting experiences that bring you magic and joy.
Our story

Our Vision

Creating a first-class experience for our guests is what we strive for. We are proud to present the Yukon, our home, to our guests and are grateful that we share this unique Yukon experience with you.
over 20 years
Since 2001 we've been bringing people from all around the world into the Yukon wilderness.
Positive reviews on TripAdvisor.

Our Team

We live in the Yukon and we love it. We can't wait to share that magic with you.

Emily Kalil


Emily brings over 20 years of experience to her role at Northern Tales. As the 12-year Director of Outdoor Education at Camp Summit in Squamish, BC and a previous member of the team at Northern Tales, she has held several roles in the Recreation, Education and Tourism industries, including but not limited to Leadership Director, Dogsled Guide, Canoe Trip Guide, and Hiking Guide.

Aaron Ratko


Aaron brings with him 20 years of experiential and outdoor education & recreation professionalism. He has brought his inclusive facilitation, group management skills and his directorship experience to our team which he acquired from his previous work in Tourism, Outdoor Education, Leadership Development Centres and Summer Camps across Canada. Aaron graduated from Brock University with a bachelor’s degree in Recreation & Leisure Studies, focusing on Outdoor Recreation & Therapeutic Recreation which he uses to further his passion; to create opportunities for outdoor adventure to everyone. He looks forward to continuing his work with Northern Tales, to continue to blend a sense of adventure and positive group development within the community of Whitehorse and those visiting The Yukon.

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