Drive 30 minutes north of Whitehorse on the Klondike Highway. At the end of Shallow Bay Road you find your perfect wilderness place among spruce and pine trees. Within within walking distance of the Yukon River and only minutes away from the southern end of Lake Laberge. Nearby horizons are framed with mountain ridges, that invite to endless walks and hikes. Your solitude is guaranteed.
Our last winter’s popular Yukon Quest Tour is back. You now see the race start in Whitehorse, follow the teams on the trail, mingle with mushers and dogs at checkpoints and, after a scenic drive through the heartland of wintery Yukon, you experience Dawson City in the winter. You will be talking with mushers, pet the dogs, experience vets and officials at their work. We added 2 days, all hotels, a City & Hot Springs Tour, a $10.000 valued raffle ticket and the fee to the famous "Sourtoe Club".
Experience Yukon's true wilderness - in a cozy, traditional log cabin! Your adventure starts in Tagish, where you will be picked up by shuttle boat. In a 45-minutes drive, you will reach your remote wilderness getaway. Great fishing spots, stunning hikes, relaxing kayak trips and romantic sunset dinners are just a few of the activities offered at Tagish Wilderness Lodge, your home for the next few days. Package includes all meals, boat transfers, overnight and nature walk/wildlife viewing.
Kluane National Park and Reserve covers 21,980 square kilometres. It’s a land of mountains, icefields and valleys with a diverse plant and wildlife species, and is home to Mount Logan (5,959 m), Canada's highest peak. Established in 1976, Kluane abuts three other protected areas: Wrangell-St. Elias and Glacier Bay national parks in Alaska, and British Columbia’s Tatshenshini-Alsek Park. Together, the parks form the largest UNESCO World Heritage Site.
DEMPSTER HIGHWAY TO THE WESTERN ARCTIC
The Northwest Territories Visitor Information centre provides information services on the Dempster Highway, Inuvik Region and rest of Northwest Territories. Current road and weather conditions, accommodations, licensed operators, visitor facilities and special events. Videos on the Dempster Highway and the Northwest Territories. Open mid-May to mid-September.
Ask for a copy of ""Destination Inuvik"" brochure showcasing summer & winter packages including accommodation such as:
Boat/Fly to Tuktoyaktuk
Vuntut National Park was established in 1995 as part of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Final Land Claim Agreement. Vuntut means "among the lakes" in the Gwitchin language. The park encompasses 4,345 square kilometres of wilderness in the northwestern corner of Yukon.
Vuntut National Park offers a range of wilderness opportunities from
Yukon is one of the world’s last pristine places, and we’re fortunate that much of it is protected in wilderness parks.
Iconic wilderness landscapes
Yukoners aren’t the name-dropping kind, unless we’re talking about our cherished wild places. Heard of Tombstone, Kluane or the Chilkoot? Paddled the Alsek, the Snake or the Firth? Our national and territorial parks are world-renowned for signature backcountry hikes and river journeys, as well as day trips, scenic flights and cultural experiences.
Unmatched adventure and wildlife
Imagine floating past calving glaciers, flying over the world’s largest non-polar icefields or hiking through towering peaks. Or taking a stroll on a forest trail, or spotting northern birds and wildlife from a canoe. Our parks are home to a diverse array of northern wildlife, from millions of migratory birds to grizzly bears to the Porcupine caribou herd.
The Adäka Cultural Festival was launched in July 2011, with a mission to develop and deliver a world-class, iconic festival that showcases, celebrates, and fosters the development of Yukon’s diverse and distinctive First Nations arts and culture.
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.
2015 TOUR DATE: July 19 - 31 call direct to register 1-877-277-5577
Highlights: Whitehorse, Beringia Interpretive Centre, Miles Canyon, S.S. Klondike, McBride Museum, Frantic Follies, Yukon Wilderness Preserve, Klondike Highway, Dawson City, Gold Panning, Tombstone and Ogilvie Ranges, Dempster Highway, Inuvik, NWT, Aurora Research Centre, Tuktoyaktuk, Pingos, Mackenzie River Cruise, Top-Of-The-World-Highway, Taylor & Alaska Highways, Burwash Landing, Beaver Creek, Ruby & St. Elias Mountain Ranges, Kluane National Park, Emerald Lake, Carcross, Skagway, Alaska, White Pass & Yukon Railway.
Air Canada is the natural choice to the Yukon with the most daily nonstop service from Vancouver to Whitehorse, and convenient connections from its worldwide network.
Great fares are just beginning. You'll enjoy a personal TV at your seat and Aeroplan Miles for flying. Find out why Air Canada was ranked the Best Airline in North America, by Skytrax four years running. Book now at aircanada.com.
Enjoy authentic Yukon hospitality and service that puts you first on Air North, Yukon's Airline. From seven cities in British Columbia, Alberta, Northwest Territories and Ontario to Whitehorse, we connect Canada with the Yukon - comfortably, affordably, and quickly. Thoughtful in-flight touches like complimentary freshly-made light meals and Yukon products make for an unforgettable experience.
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.