Kayaking

Paddle the rivers of Yukon

Package Price: 
$5575.00
8 days plus taxes

Go wild on a multi-day paddling adventure led by Yukon’s most experienced fully licensed guides. Paddlers of every level will find their river here. Hard core? Try the world-class rapids of the Alsek or Tatshenshini. Like it a little slower? The Big Salmon and Teslin offer friendly, scenic floats—watch for grizzlies, moose, and bald eagles as you go.

May 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015

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
  • Beaver Creek Visitor Information Centre

    Operated by the Department of Tourism and Culture. Drop by and view the wildflower exhibit and receive information on the Yukon. Open daily, mid-May to late September.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Beaver Creek, YT Y0B 1A0
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 862-7321
    Fax: (867) 862-7614
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 862-7321
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 862-7614

    Bedrock Motel and RV Park

    Free wireless Internet. Cable TV. In-room coffee. Large rooms with choice of double or queen beds. Open year-round. Look for the red roof!
    Coin laundry and showers. Four acres of grassed sites. 40-amp hook-up. Great fishing nearby.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    2 km north on Silver Trail Highway
    Mayo, YT Y0B 1M0
    Canada
    Phone: 1 (867) 996-2290
    Fax: 1 (867) 996-2728
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 996-2290
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 996-2728

    Beez Kneez Bakpakers

    A quaint and homey little hostel located in beautiful downtown Whitehorse. Offering fun, friendly, and affordable accommodation. Where you "come as a stranger and leave as a friend."

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1W2
    Canada
    Phone: 1 (867) 456-2333
    Phone Number: 
    1 (867) 456-2333

    Bensen Creek Lodge

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    Bensen Creek is the only accommodation-based adventure company on the Dempster Highway. Your host from Dawson City wants to make you feel at home by providing the simple pleasures of find food, a warm, friendly, safe, clean environment and intimacy with nature.
    The lodge, a semi-rustic two-story log house with a fireplace and deck, is scenically located next to Bensen Creek. Meals are prepared on the main floor hospitality area. Guests may sleep upstairs or in one of the two other cabins on the property. The bedroom is a romantic retreat for two but can sleep five with available hide-a-beds.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Dempster Highway
    YT
    Canada
    Phone Number: 
    1(778)786-8923

    Best Western Gold Rush Inn

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    The Best Western Gold Rush Inn boasts a convenient Main Street location, close to shopping, attractions and the Yukon River Waterfront. It’s home to an Aveda Spa and the Gold Pan Saloon, which was named one of the “Best Bars Across Canada” by the Globe and Mail.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    411 Main Street
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B6
    Canada
    Phone: 1 (867) 668-4500
    Fax: 1 (867) 668-7432
    Phone Number: 
    1 (867) 668-4500
    Fax Number: 
    1 (867) 668-7432
    Toll-Free Phone: 
    1-800-661-0539
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    Aurora Borealis at the Arctic Circle
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    This trip is specifically designed for photography enthusiasts
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    Nov 15 2014
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    $2,795
    13661
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    Aurora Nights and Snow Fun at Sundog Retreat
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    Spend the evenings watching aurora borealis from your private cottage. Fill up your daytime with fun! Includes half-day dogsledding, three hour city tour, Yukon Wildlife Preserve tour, delectable...

    Nov 1 2014
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    + 5% tax
    $1,475
    13580
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    Aurora Yukon - 3 nights
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    Imagine a crystal clear sky and wide open field surrounded by mountains. The velvet night invites you to listen to the silence. Above you, the sky comes alive with brilliant colour… this is your...

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    $670
    3265
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    Basic Aurora Borealis Tour
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    We want to invite you to experience the natural wonder of the Aurora Borealis with us - those mystic dancing northern lights over the nightly skies that have fascinated and influenced cultures...

    Aug 21 2014
    Apr 15 2015
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    plus 5% GST
    $495
    3224
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    By Pack, Paddle, and Paw
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    Hiking with Huskies, canoeing, wilderness and history, 11 days. On Day 1, boat to our wilderness cabins at Lake Laberge to begin your adventure with 4 spectacular days of hiking and backpacking...

    May 31 2015
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    plus 5% tax
    $2,350

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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