Yukon Self Guided Day Trips by Canoe or Kayak

For travelers who like to sample a little of everything or those short on time, we offer a variety of half and full day trips on rivers and lakes in the Whitehorse area.

If you have some paddling experience already why not consider taking one of our self-guided river trips? Choose from canoe or kayak for a ½ day or full day adventure. We provide you with the right equipment and transportation for your adventure on the waters of the Yukon River.

Our self-guided trips are suitable for all levels of ability.

Paddling the Takhini RiverEagle Tour

Canoe down the historic Yukon River and enjoy the peaceful scenery. Paddle from Whitehorse to the confluence of the Takhini River. A great day trip for beginner paddlers.

Whitehorse to the Takhini River Confluence

Suggested start time: 9:00 AM or 1:00 PM – Your Choice!
Duration: 4 Hours
Distance: 20 km (12 miles)
Difficulty: Beginner
Price: $65.00 per person (based on a 2-person minimum booking) + 5% GST
Includes: Pick-up at Takhini River Bridge

Bucket List

Enjoy a whole day’s paddle from Whitehorse close to the beginning of Lake Laberge. A perfect way to enjoy a Yukon summer’s day!

Whitehorse to Burma Road

Suggested start time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 8 Hours
Distance: 28 km (18 miles)
Difficulty: Beginner
Price: $90.00 per person (based on a 2-person minimum booking) + 5% GST
Includes: Pick-up at Burma Road

Miles Canyon near Whitehorse, YukonHistory 101: Miles Canyon

Canoe this famous stretch of the Yukon River — from the end of Marsh Lake, through historic Miles Canyon and Schwatka Lake to Whitehorse. This is recommended for canoeists with at least some experience.

Marsh Lake to Schwatka Lake

Suggested start time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 8 Hours
Distance: 30 km (20 miles)
Difficulty: Some experience
Price: $105.00 per person (based on a 2-person minimum booking) + 5% GST
Includes: Drop-off at Marsh Lake and pick-up at Schwatka Lake

Miles Canyon near Whitehorse, Yukon Lake Laberge Overnight

Overnight Extension to Lake Laberge! You got time for one overnight camping adventure on your way right into Lake laberge. You don’t have to paddle the whole lake, just start on it – and we pick you up at Deep Creek Campground.

Whitehorse to Deep Creek on Lake Laberge

Suggested start time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 2 Days
Distance: 51 km (32 miles)
Difficulty: Beginner
Price: Please ask us (based on a 2-person minimum booking) + 5% GST
Includes: Pick-up at Lake Laberge Campground