Water

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
  • Frances Lake Wilderness Lodge

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    Unique lodge offers true wilderness experience off the beaten track. Full-service lodge stay, self-contained log cabin rental, guided canoe and hiking trips. Small groups, remote area. Escape and enjoy!

    Accessible only by water or air, in pristine southeast Yukon. Explore the remote wilderness on day trips by boat or join a small group for paddling and hiking adventures.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Frances Lake
    Box 31208
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5P7
    Canada
    Phone: 1 (406) 206-4396
    Phone Number: 
    1 (406) 206-4396

    Kanoe People

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    We offer ½, full day or multi-day river trips, on your own or fully guided. With more than 35 years of experience we can make your wilderness holiday happen. Family operated, great paddling shop, canoe & kayak sales and rentals.

    We are easily found on the river in downtown Whitehorse. We can accommodate singles, doubles and larger groups with our great selection of canoes, kayaks and the great Voyageur canoes that hold up to ten persons. Ground transportation is provided. We operate a number of fully guided canoe trips throughout the summer months.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Box 31149
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5P7
    Canada
    Phone Number: 
    867-668-4899
    Fax Number: 
    867-668-4891

    Ruby Range Adventure

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    Ruby Range Adventure has been guiding visitors to the Yukon and Alaska for many years. We bring unmatched experience and a genuine love of the North to every trip we lead. Our guides are qualified to lead you into the deepest wilderness and knowledgeable enough to explain the rich history of the communities that dot the landscape.

    Spoken Languages
    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Box 30107
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5M2
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 667-2209
    Fax: (867) 667-2265
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 667-2209
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 667-2265
    Toll-Free Phone: 
    1-888-667-2209

    Sila Sojourns

    Sila specializes in providing quality day and multi-day wilderness experiences, with a focus on natural history interpretation and creative expression, while hiking or paddling, skiing or snowshoeing.

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    9 Kokanee Place
    Whitehorse, YT
    Canada
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 668-5032
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 668-5032

    Taiga Journeys

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    Did you ever dream of paddling a remote river in untouched wilderness? Or hike where only few humans have been before you? We invite you to explore the fascinating land of the Yukon Territory. Come and paddle a pristine northern river, join us for a hike in the Coast Mountain Range or in one of the great Parks

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    Whitehorse and Southern Lakes
    80 Fireweed Drive Box 33256
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 6S1
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 393-3394
    Fax: (867) 393-3394
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 393-3394
    Fax Number: 
    (867) 393-3394
  • 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
    Sep 30 2015
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    plus 5% tax
    3179
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    Canoe, Kayak & Equipment Rentals
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    For adventurers and travellers who want to explore the Yukon themselves, the rivers in this unique wilderness present you with endless opportunities. Let us equip you with all the right outdoor...

    May 15 2014
    Sep 30 2015
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    plus 5% GST
    3156
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    Canoeing down the Nisutlin River.
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    Canoeing down the Nisutlin river. Wonderful experience in the wilderness. It’s possible to see wildlife such as moose, bears, lynx, beavers, eagles and wolves. 6 days/5 nights.

    Jun 14 2015
    Sep 21 2015
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    3225
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    Customized Yukon River Canoe Trips
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    Design your own guided Yukon River trip. Common options are 2 days (Whitehorse to Lake Laberge), 6 to 8 days (Lake Laberge to Carmacks), or 14 days or more to explore all the way to Dawson....

    Jun 1 2015
    Sep 30 2015
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    plus 5% tax
    3229
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    Wildlife & Nature Adventure. Yukon River
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    During this Yukon River canoe trip we'll retrace part of the Klondike Gold Rush route of 1898. Reminders of Yukon’s gold rush can be seen all along the Yukon River. We’ll camp on the banks of the...

    Jun 26 2015
    Aug 9 2015
    plus tax

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Ruby Range Adventure

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Ruby Range Adventure has been guiding visitors to the Yukon and Alaska for many years. We bring unmatched experience and a genuine love of the North to every trip we lead. Our guides are qualified to lead you into the deepest wilderness and knowledgeable enough to explain the rich history of the communities that dot the landscape.

We are a Yukon-based wilderness tour-operator with ties to the region since our beginnings back in 1984. Since those early days we’ve grown into a successful eco-tourism company that supports the region we work and live in, while bringing more and more visitors every year to an area we are proud to call our home.

The environment is what our livelihood is based on, so we work to protect the very special balance between Man and Nature, while providing you with a true northern natural experience. Because we limit the size of our groups, we are able to guarantee exclusive, one-of-a-kind experiences that will stay with you t

Spoken Languages
BONJOUR!
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Box 30107
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5M2
Canada
Phone: (867) 667-2209
Fax: (867) 667-2265
Phone Number: 
(867) 667-2209
Fax Number: 
(867) 667-2265
Toll-Free Phone: 
1-888-667-2209

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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

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Cathers Wilderness Adventures

Cathers Wilderness Adventures is a 2 generation family business offering year-round wilderness experiences.
Located on the shore of Lake Laberge, 50 km north of Whitehorse, there is no road to our wilderness homestead. Guests arrive by dog team, snow machine, boat or canoe, according to the season.
Our experience includes over 30 years of guiding and living year-round at this spectacular location and thousands of miles of travel in the Yukon wilderness - camping, guiding, sled dog racing, and hauling supplies to our home.
Our trips focus on small groups or individuals and are personally guided by our family. In winter, we welcome guests for dog sledding and outstanding views of the night sky, including northern lights when they are out. In summer, we offer cabin-based stays, where you can explore the beautiful region on guided day trips by foot, canoe, or boat. Or join us for a camping trip: hiking and backpacking with pack dogs, or canoe or boat camping on the historic Yukon River.

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Lake Laberge
Box 33092
Whitehorse Y1A 5Y5
Canada
Phone: (867) 333-2186
Fax: (867) 667-6318
Phone Number: 
(867) 333-2186
Fax Number: 
(867) 667-6318

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Canadian River Expeditions and Nahanni River Adventures

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Find out why National Geographic Adventure Magazine named us One of the Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth. Each of our destinations is selected for stunning world class features. Many of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We offer scheduled trips and custom itineraries for private groups.

We design custom adventures for individuals and groups who want the best of the best. Our experienced staff are experts at thinking out-of-the-box to create unique one-of-a-kind experiences for discerning private groups.

Our regular scheduled departures benefit from this expertise, making all of our itineraries second-to- none. You will enjoy our team of senior, knowledgeable, friendly, guides who are committed to the trip of your lifetime. Our low ratio of guides to guests (1 – 4 or lower) provides maximum access to their expertise.

If you are looking for uncompromising quality for your trip of a lifetime, you will not be disappointed.

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Box 31203
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5P7
Canada
Phone: (867) 668-3180
Fax: (867) 668-3056
Phone Number: 
(867) 668-3180
Fax Number: 
(867) 668-3056
Toll-Free Phone: 
1-800-297-6927
Email: 
info@nahanni.com

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