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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  • 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
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    (867) 393-3394
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    (867) 393-3394

    Tatshenshini Expediting

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    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 and transportation service.

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    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    101 Jarvis Street
    Box 33259
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 6S1
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 633-2742
    Phone Number: 
    (867) 633-2742

    Terre Boréale

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    Specialized in small groups quality tours, Terre Boréale invites you to discover the Yukon in all seasons through its selection of hiking/backpacking trips, canoe trips, self-guided auto-tours and van tours.

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    BONJOUR!
    German: 
    Don't Speak German

    Location

    706 Strickland street
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2k8
    Canada
    Phone: (867) 335-6712
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    (867) 335-6712
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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: 
    Can Speak German

    Location

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

    Spoken Languages
    German: 
    Can Speak German

    Location

    Km 22.7 Annie Lake Road
    Box 11257
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 6N5
    Canada
    Phone: 867-668-2997
    Phone Number: 
    867-668-2997
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    Guided and Self-Guided Yukon Paddling Adventures
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    Up North Adventures offers guided and self-guided river trips on a variety of rivers such as the Yukon River, Teslin River, Big Salmon River, Wind River, Snake River, Pelly River, Nisutlin River...

    May 1 2015
    Sep 30 2015
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    24944
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    Guided Yukon River Tour
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    Yukon River - the classic canoe trip for everybody !
    Away from civilization we follow the old tracks of the "Gold Seekers" and "Adventures" of the past on their way to the Klondike gold...

    May 25 2015
    Sep 15 2015
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    3505
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    Indian Summer - Canoeing and Backpacking
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    14 days of canoeing on the Big Salmon River during the peak of the fall colors of Indian Summer. The lower water makes for an interesting paddle. Colorful mountain slopes are the backdrop to a...

    Aug 23 2015
    Sep 13 2015
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    3195
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    Log Cabin Romance
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    Are you dreaming of spending some time in a private log cabin in the wilderness of Canada’s North, far away from civilization? Our cozy self-contained cabin close to the shore of pristine Frances...

    Jun 15 2015
    Sep 20 2015
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    3218
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    Paddle the rivers of Yukon
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    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...

    Apr 1 2015
    Apr 1 2016
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Cedar and Canvas Adventures

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Since 1995, Cedar and Canvas Adventures has been delivering Yukon wilderness vacations that focus on the natural cycles and habits of wildlife and flora. From the awakening of bears in early May to the burst of alpine flowers in July to the moose rut and Aurora Borealis of late September, we optimize your wildlife viewing opportunities by understanding and following these natural patterns.

River trips run 6 to 16 days, utilizing paddle and/or freighter canoes of the vintage wood-and-canvas Chestnut designs. Choose from five northern rivers – Yukon, Teslin, Big Salmon, Pelly and Wind. Enjoy comfortable camps, light to moderate hiking opportunities and campfire meals that are superb!

Our alpine treks up to 2000 meters (7000’) are 5 to 6 days in length with lots of wild flowers and wild sheep! Fishing/camping vacations include lake trout, northern pike and Arctic grayling.

With a combined 57 years of living in the North, Clayton and Nansi are steeped

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Box 20178
Whitehorse Y1A 7A2
Canada
Phone: (867) 633-5526
Phone Number: 
(867) 633-5526

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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.

Let us outfit you for an extended wilderness adventure. We have one-way rentals of canoes, kayaks, camping and paddling gear that can make it all happen. We are expert at planning and outfitting you for an adventure trip anywhere in the Yukon.

Wilderness cabin holidays on Lake Laberge also available at Foxbayretreat.com

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

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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 places!

Spoken Languages
German: 
Can Speak German

Location

Km 22.7 Annie Lake Road
Box 11257
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 6N5
Canada
Phone: 867-668-2997
Phone Number: 
867-668-2997

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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: 
Can Speak German

Location

208 Strickland Street
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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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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Yukon Wide Adventures

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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 "adventure of a lifetime". Satisfaction and safety of our customers are very important for our company !
It is our goal to show our clients the untouched nature and unique biodiversity of the Yukon. We prefer travelling with small groups to guarantee a unforgettable experience and nature display.

We provide year around wilderness outdoor activities. Our services include the planning of individual tours, canoe/kayak and equipment rentals, all ground and fly-in transportations, motorhome and camper rentals as well as accommodation in Log Cabins.

We offer professional canoe, hiking, wildlife and custom-made guided tours Yukon-wide. Next to our year around guided tours we offer a variety of typical Yukon winter activities to give you an experience that last a lifetime.
We create your Yukon Adventure !

Spoken Languages
BONJOUR!
German: 
Can Speak German

Location

23A Springer Road
Box 20036
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 7A2
Canada
Phone: (867) 393-2111
Fax: (867) 393-2111
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(867) 393-2111
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Adventure Tours Yukon Wild Ltd.

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Where roads end... guided canoe and multi adventure trips in small groups from relaxed to more challenging. Canoe and equipment rentals, transfer service, friendly support and info. We rent cabins too.

Yukon Wild Adventure Tours are based on the idea of taking you places far from the ordinary. The spectacular settings of the Yukon are a gift. With our professional Yukon guides we want to add our knowledge to complete your experience. Our mission is to teach skills in the canoe to give you confidence exploring new horizons, create a safe environment, point out local history and culture, and make you feel comfortable all day.

You can choose from multi adventure trips combining canoeing, hiking, horseback rides and mountain biking. Our favourite northern rivers like Wind , Snake and Blackstone are all trips of a lifetime.

For your self guided tour we provide you with our first hand experience on most rivers throughout the Yukon and answer all your questions to

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German

Location

Box 40132
Whitehorse Y1A 6M8
Canada
Phone: (867) 668-5511
Phone Number: 
(867) 668-5511

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Sea to Sky Expeditions

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Sea to Sky Expeditions has been offering quality wilderness experiences since 1988. Our goal is to provide a safe wilderness experience which meets your expectations and stirs within you the same love, caring, and passion for nature and the great outdoors that our guides possess. We know that you will make some new friends along the way and take wonderful memories home.

We offer hiking trips over the historic Chilkoot trail which is rich not only in Klondike goldrush history but beautiful and varied scenery as well. Our helicopter ride into the stunning Tombstone Mountains allows us to offer a moderate trip with a mix of day hikes and backpacking.

Continue the adventure by paddling canoes with us down one of the many Yukon Rivers - The Teslin, Pelly, Yukon and Wind rivers are all pre-scheduled trips which offer the beginner to intermediate paddler access to amazing Northern wilderness.

Disconnect from your busy life and allow a new rhythm to take a hold of you here in the North!

Spoken Languages
German: 
Don't Speak German
Phone Number: 
604-815-4202
Fax Number: 
1.866.880.7151
Toll-Free Phone: 
1.800.990.8735

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

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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

A trip with Taiga Journeys gives you the opportunity to connect with nature and to make your trip a journey into your mind. Time is free for inspiration and reflection on things that truly matter to you. A Taiga Journey rejuvenates and nourishes your spirit. It is traveling in a respectful way, keeping the footprint as small as possible. Our local guides share with you their knowledge and you will feel their passion of the land.

You can also rent a cozy log cabin on a secluded lake where you can experience remoteness on your own. You may enjoy this little paradise for paddling, angling and the undisturbed nature also invites for photography and short hikes.

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

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