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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Season: Jul 15 to Oct 15
  • Price: CAD 659.00
  • Activity: Canoeing, Fishing, Wildlife Viewing, History, Camping

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This 2-days canoe trip on the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Lake Laberge is specially tailored for visitors who like to travel away from tourist routes, following the trail of the old history, in a moderate time frame.
The tour starts in Whitehorse on the Yukon River with the compass needle set north, and we pass many relicts of the historic gold rush of 1898. The Yukon, meaning “Big River” in Athabaskan, ties as the 2nd longest river in North America (3,185 km) behind the Mississippi and Missouri River. This mighty river starts in the Yukon and empties into Alaska’s Bering Sea. Paddlewheel riverboats continued to travel the river until the 1950s when the Klondike Highway was completed. Today we enjoy the beautiful scenery while paddling down this historic waterway.

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Yukon River

Pickup in the morning in Whitehorse and transfer to the legendary Yukon River. After safety instructions and preparation of our gear we’ll depart on the Yukon River. The river’s name means “great river” and thus it is very well named. This tour provides great opportunities to watch and photograph wildlife, such as bald eagles. During the next two wonderful days, we’ll paddle appr. 50km on this great river to roam the Yukon wilderness. Overnight camping at Yukon River.

Yukon River - Lake Laberge

A great day for beginner paddlers and a perfect way to enjoy this classic northern river. Our second day of paddling brings us to Lake Laberge, which allows for some relaxed shoreline paddling. From here we’ll return back Whitehorse in the afternoon. End of program.

Tour Duration :
2 days

Start Time Full Day (Summer) :
9:00am

Pickup Location :
Westmark Whitehorse

Tour Price :
CAD 659.00

Child Discount :
13 - 17 years (0% off regular adult rate.)
Double Tent/person :
Included in tour price
Single Tent/person :
+CAD 50.00

All rates per person plus 5% Tax (GST)

Group Size :
3 - 12 participants per tour

Included :
  • Expert guidance on the entire trip
  • Canoe for two people incl. 3 paddles, 2 life jackets, bailer and sponge
  • Camping equipment incl. pots, pans, dishes and cutlery
  • Overland transportation
  • 2 persons tent (1 night)
  • All meals on canoe trip
  • Emergency equipment including First Aid kit, satellite communications.

Not Included :
  • Fishing license
  • Personal extras (ie. sleeping bag, sleeping mat)
  • Pre/Post-Hotel Accommodation (please inquire about available rates)
  • Gratuity

Notes :
  • Due to the nature of this tour last-minute changes to the itinerary are a possibility and are left up to the discretion of the guide.

Absolutely excellent hospitality excellent organization friendly hosts brilliant exposure to nature and a once in a lifetime experience viewing the northern lights in Yukon.

SrikumarG

Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to see the Northern Lights.

Abby G

This a Must trip if the Northern Lights are on your bucket list!

Donna C

We enjoyed the Wildlife Preserve and Takhini Hot Spring tour and also we were very happy to see Aurora on our last night.

Ishikwawa

Thank you for taking good care of us on our Aurora viewing tour. Thanks to your advice, we were able to take nice photos!

Yoshimi Jimbo

I really thank you for taking good care of us during our stay in Whitehorse. I visited there with my mom and enjoyed great nature with southern lights and snow shoeing guided by Himeno san.

Aiko Sampei

Thanks for all. I had a great time in Yukon.

Samar Fargal

Aurora viewing was spectacular, there really aren't enough words to describe it. Guides are super friendly and tour groups are small, which is great.

Gabriela

I had spend very good time in Whitehorse to meet you and your staff.

Hitomi YUASA

The attention paid to each and every tour guest that evening, was exceptional. It was like being invited to a family function where laughs and good times were had by all! The lights were an added bonus!

Dale & David C

I went to Sweden 8 years ago, but I could not see aurora then and I have always wanted to see the beautiful aurora someday.

Yuriko Sakano

I just wanted to mention how much I enjoyed my trip. It was so well organised and hassle free.

Ashlee Burn

All the guides were brilliant. I can’t recommend them highly enough. The office staff and management were very helpful too. This has been a once in a lifetime trip. A bucket list adventure. Well done, guys.

Nicki P

Thank you for the wonderful time we had on your tour.

Miyamae

... I visited Whitehorse in March to see The Northern Lights. Thanks again for an incredible time.

John Sanger