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Up North Adventures

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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 selection of trips and tours are designed to help you enjoy the Yukon year round. Join us for a day of snowmobiling or ice fishing in the winter or come experience the majestic northern summers as you float down the Yukon River in your canoe. Our handpicked staff are here to help you every step of the way!

Spoken Languages
BONJOUR!
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

103 Strickland Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2J6
Canada
Phone: (867) 667-7035
Fax: (867) 667-6334
Phone Number: 
(867) 667-7035
Fax Number: 
(867) 667-6334

Water

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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Rafting

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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Listings
Packages
  • Hot Springs Campground and Hostel

    Come and stay in our wilderness campground a 25-minute drive from downtown Whitehorse. Relax in our forested sites after a soak at the near by Takhini Hot Springs. New campground building open year-round.

    New rooms with high quality mattresses. Bring your own linen. Wi-Fi, big-screen TV, solarium, BBQ and deck. Stay in our wilderness setting at Takhini Hot Springs, next to two cafes and Yukon Wildlife Preserve.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Km 10 Takhini Hot Springs Road Box 20423
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 7A2
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 456-8004
    Fax: (867) 456-8004
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 456-8004

    Hotel Carmacks

    Serving travellers since the steamboat era with rooms, cabins, licensed restaurant with patio, lounge, off-sale liquor, laundromat, serviced RV sites, Wi-Fi, and general store with gas bar. The Klondike Highway stopping place!

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Carmacks Y0B 1C0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 863-5221
    Fax: (867) 863-5605
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 863-5221
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 863-5605

    Husky Bus

    Husky Bus is your one stop shop for your transportation and day trip needs. Visit the historic Dredge #4 and learn about the Klondike Gold Rush. This 3-hour trip includes an interpretive tour of the Dawson Goldfields, a visit to Dredge #4 and real gold panning – if you have the back for it!

    Take in the scenery and experience the Dempster Highway and Tombstone Territorial Park with us. Transportation and scenic viewing along the Dempster, photo opportunities, Interpretive Centre visit and light hiking are all included in this 6-hour day trip!

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    902 Front Street Box 336
    Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 993-3821
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 993-3821

    Icefield Discovery Tours

    Flightseeing, glacier landing, and icefield camp. Fly from Kluane Lake, follow Kaskawulsh Glacier, cross the St. Elias Mountain divide to the Mt. Logan massif. Prices from $150/person.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Silver City Airport- Mile 1054 Box 2063
    Haines Junction Y0B 1L0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 841-4561
    61° 1' 36.3" N, 138° 24' 28.6416" W
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 841-4561

    Ida's Motel and Restaurant

    New rooms with king and queen beds, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, phones, private baths. Ammenities: Bar and off-sales, souveniors, parking for RV's, handicap room, fuel services, pets welcome in some rooms. Buses welcome!

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Highway Location Mile 1202 Alaska Highway
    Beaver Creek Y1A 5P7
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 862-7223
    Fax: (867) 862-7221
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 862-7223
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 862-7221
  • 3241
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    1 Night Aurora Viewing Tour
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    To the north an eerie, sulfurous-green sheen begins to ripple into the night sky. It arcs itself into an ebb and flow, slowly growing, then suddenly bursts across the full expanse of the night sky...

    Aug 21 2014
    Apr 15 2015
    plus 5% GST
    $125
    18058
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    2 night accommodation package
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    Two night self-guided accommodation package includes 2 hot breakfasts, 2 evening meals and shuttle transfer to and from Whitehorse. Each room has a private bathroom and mountain facing balcony....

    Sep 30 2014
    Dec 31 2017
    Starting At
    per person
    $380
    3170
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    3 day mountain bike trip
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    This package rolls through 3 days of mountain biking on some of the Yukon’s most loved trails, led by the best local guides. Locals always know the best routes! Includes accommodations, meals,...

    May 1 2015
    Sep 30 2015
    Starting At
    $750
    3243
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    4 1/2 days Cabin-based Dog Sledding
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    Experience driving a dog team based from wilderness homestead at Lake Laberge. Family-owned business with 30 years guiding dog sled tours. Trips are personally guided by owners who are Yukon...

    Jan 2 2015
    Apr 4 2015
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    $1,525
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    7 days Cabin-based Dog Sledding
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    Sled dogs, snowy trails, a cozy cabin to welcome you home....Learn to drive a dog team in a beautiful wilderness setting. Practice being a good partner to your dogs and work on your sled handling...

    Jan 4 2015
    Apr 4 2015
    Starting At
    plus 5% tax
    $2,365

Operators

From hotels to attractions to wilderness guides, this is your gateway to some of Yukon’s best operators and experiences. You’ll find businesses offering a range of visitor services – airlines, accommodations, tour planners, restaurants, shopping, and more – plus organizations that want to share some of Yukon’s legendary experiences with you, from festivals and museums to parks and historic sites.

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