Snafu Lake, a network of dozens of lakes of all sizes and shapes, is renowned for its great Northern pike and Lake trout fishing. It also is a very favourable spot for watching one of Canadians symbols, the North American beaver; there are many lodges and dams to be found on the lake. With an easy paddle to your campsite, this excursion is made for whomever wants to mix relaxation and discovery: fishing, exploring the surroundings on foot or in your canoe, wildlife watching & wild berry picking.
Based out of Whitehorse and run by two french people whom graduated with a conservation biology degree, Terre Boréale offers canoe trips, hiking trips and discovery tours in Yukon and Alaska in both French and English. Besides discovering the breath taking landscapes and colours of the North, our background allows us to provide an experience as close to the wilderness as possible through its observation, understanding and preservation.
Nature adventures are only as good as your guide. That's why Nature Tours of Yukon has extraordinary guides at the helm of each trip.
Canoeing the Liard River involves skirting sweepers, sleepers, log jams and a few gravel bars, so stay alert! The crystal clear water, great fishing and ample wildlife make canoeing the Liard River a very special experience indeed. Join us on this awesome (and our guide’s favourite) canoe expedition and make memories that last a life time. Adventure Awaits!
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 mystic river with many small creeks joining in. Moose and bears can be spotted along the shore. The last week backpacking in Kluane National Park is walk through a colorful alpine landscape. Steep dizzy mountains tower over red, gold and orange alpine meadows.
A spectacular Mountain River with moderate enjoyable whitewater at the base of alpine mountain slopes and open tundra. The ultimate trip for moderate paddling skills. A photographers delight. Stunning views from lofty viewpoints, ever changing sky, let your soul fly. Open tundra allows for spectacular views of rugged mountains and easy access to explore side canyons and ridges. Fantastic hiking opportunities, panoramic camps great wildlife viewing. Paddling " brush up skills day" included
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 Yukon River in authentic northern wilderness and explore the boreal forest on the way.
But more than history thrives along this river. Watch for wolves, moose, and bear. Look for bald eagles, falcons, and hawks. Watch the waters too. They’re home to beavers, otters, muskrats, arctic grayling & salmon.
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 with pack dogs. On Day 5, enjoy a rest day at our cabins. Next day, we begin a 6 day canoe trip, paddling and drifting through Yukon wilderness from Lake Laberge to Carmacks on the Yukon River. We arrive in Carmacks on Day 11 and return to Whitehorse by road.
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. Trips can be designed around individual interests such as time for hiking, drifting, or adding a rest day at a favourite camp. Guests may also choose to spend additional time along the way at our wilderness homestead and sled dog kennel at Lake Laberge, where our family has lived for over 30 years.
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.
Are you dreaming of being part of the pristine Canadian wilderness for a while? Enjoy the perfect combination of comfortable lodge stay and adventurous campfire romance! After some nights at the lodge we take the boat to the East Arm of Frances Lake, where we put up our tents at a remote sandy bay for the next few days. We will learn about the outdoors, discover new plants, observe moose, beaver, eagle and otter. Canoeing, kayaking, fishing, relaxing. An experience that will touch your soul!