Dip your paddle into Yukon's wild rivers and lakes

The Yukon is a mecca for paddling enthusiasts. Whether you canoe, kayak or raft, you'll find the perfect water adventure on one of our 70 wilderness rivers and countless scenic lakes.

Canoeing and Kayaking

With several must-do rivers among the international paddling set, and four designated Canadian Heritage Rivers, water adventurers make the pilgrimage to the Yukon for once-in-a-lifetime wilderness paddling experiences.

Choose among mellow classics like the Big Salmon, the Teslin, or the fabled Yukon River that combine scenery, wildlife viewing, history, fishing and friendly rapids. Exhilarating rivers like the Snake, Bonnet Plume and Wind flow through one of the most remote regions of North America.

For flatwater enthusiasts, experience roadside gems including Kathleen, Fox, Tagish, Five Mile, Frances, Frenchman and Chapman lakes.

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Our Yukon whitewater rafting companies combine scenery, adrenalin and culinary magic to create a unique paddling adventure in Canada's North. Start dreaming about a rafting journey down the Alsek, Tatshenshini or Firth rivers. Go home with once-in-a-lifetime sights like calving glaciers and caribou crossing the river etched in your memory.

Yukon river outfitters are known for their commitment to whitewater safety and progressive code of conduct.

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Equipment Rentals

Yukon's outdoor equipment and vehicle rental companies are well-outfitted with top quality camping equipment, gear and vehicles. Whether you want to rent a camp stove, a canoe, or a 30-foot RV with a full kitchen, you'll be able to find what you need here in the Yukon. Vehicles rentals are available only in Whitehorse.

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  • Tatshenshini Expediting

    One-day whitewater raft trips on Tatshenshini and Tutshi. Excursions on the McNeil, Primrose, Alsek and Tatshenshini rivers. Raft, canoe and kayak trips, rentals and packages. Group rates …

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    Phone: (867) 633-2742

    Terre Boréale

    Terre Boréale

    Offering canoe trips, hiking trips and discovery tours in Yukon and Alaska. We provide an experience as close to the wilderness as possible.

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    Phone: (867) 335-6712

    Up North Adventures

    Up North Adventures is an award winning adventure travel outfitter based in downtown Whitehorse. We have been helping people from all over the world experience the Yukon since 1991! Our …

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    Phone: (867) 667-7035

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    Fax: (867) 667-6334

    Wheatonriver Adventure Ltd.

    Our small, professional, family outfit offers exclusive one to multi-day hiking and canoeing adventures. Long-time wilderness experience; customized trips are our best. We show you the best …

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    Phone: 867-668-2997

    Yukon Wide Adventures

    With more than 20 years of experience Yukon Wide Adventures is one of the leading and award winning adventure tourism Operators in the Yukon Territory. We are planning and guiding your "…

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    Phone: (867) 393-2111

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  • Tatshenshini River, Glaciers, Grizzlies and Eagles
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    Tatshenshini River, Glaciers, Grizzlies and Eagles

    Jun 21, 2014 - Dec 01, 2016

    This 11-day, multi activity adventure will take you through the heart of the worlds largest non-polar ice fields and largest bio preserve. Rafting, hiking, wildlife viewing, photography,...

    Teslin - Yukon River, paddling the goldrush route
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    Teslin - Yukon River, paddling the goldrush route

    Jul 02, 2015 - Sep 09, 2015

    Ever wanted to canoe under the midnight sun ? Canoeing on the Teslin- and Yukon river, where overgrown historic cabins can be found, is one of the most typical Yukon experiences. Just surrounded...

    The Klondiker | Big Salmon River
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    The Klondiker | Big Salmon River

    Jun 01, 2015 - Sep 07, 2015

    Travelling over 300 kilometres over the course of 15 days / 14 nights, this trip is ideal for the novice canoeist in search of wildlife encounters and spectacular Yukon scenery. The journey begins...

    Upper Alsek River 8 days, Glaciers & Grizzlies
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    Upper Alsek River 8 days, Glaciers & Grizzlies

    Jul 14, 2014 - Dec 01, 2016

    8 day float in the worlds largest non-polar ice fields and the dramatic Coast Range on the majestic Alsek. Multi activity adventure through the world's largest bio-preserve includes rafting,...

    Wildlife & Nature Adventure. Liard River
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    Wildlife & Nature Adventure. Liard River

    Jul 05, 2015 - Aug 13, 2015

    Nature adventures are only as good as your guide. That's why Nature Tours of Yukon has extraordinary guides at the helm of each trip.
    Canoeing the Liard River involves skirting sweepers,...

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