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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  • 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.

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

    Cabin Fever Adventures

    We offer custom and pre-scheduled active sightseeing tours throughout the Yukon and Southeast Alaska that get you off the beaten track!

    Wide selection of day trips with departures from Whitehorse and Carcross including canoeing, hiking, kayaking, fishing boat tours and cycling. Every day trip is made to fit our clients’ needs!

    We offer hiking in Kluane National Park, the Tombstones, the Chilkoot Trail as well as multi-activity, road cycling and mountain biking tours!

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    Box 120
    Carcross, YT Y0B 1B0
    Phone: (867) 821-3003
    Fax: (867) 821-3003
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    (867) 336-1709
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    (867) 821-3003
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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.

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    Box 31203
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5P7
    Phone: (867) 668-3180
    Fax: (867) 668-3056
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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.

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

    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.

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    Box 20178
    Whitehorse Y1A 7A2
    Phone: (867) 633-5526
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    (867) 633-5526
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    Big Salmon River, Wilderness Canoe Adventure

    A true Yukon wilderness experience from the seat of a canoe. Starting on a set of tranquil lakes, we teach you the skills to paddle this small untouched river and navigate little challenges on...

    Jun 2 2015
    Sep 13 2015
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    Alsek River, Worlds Largest Non-Polar Ice Fields

    12 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,...

    Jul 14 2014
    Dec 1 2016
    + fees & taxes
    By Pack, Paddle, and Paw

    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
    Canoe, Kayak & Equipment Rentals

    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
    Starting At
    plus 5% GST
    Canoeing day

    Join us for a day on the mighty Yukon river, from Marsh lake to Schwatka Lake in Whitehorse. A very easy paddle that will take you through Miles Canyon!
    ($160/pers, min 2 pers)

    Or if...

    Jun 1 2014
    Aug 20 2015
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    + GST