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Guided Yukon River Day Trips

4, 6, or 8 Hours   Difficulty: Beginner to with Some Experience   20 Kilometres (12 Miles) – 30 Kilometres (20 Miles)

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.

Enjoy a guided canoe or kayak tour and let our knowledgeable guides show you how beautiful the Yukon River really is.

We will pick you up from your accommodation and return you when the day is done. Full day trips include a catered northern lunch, while half days include a snack and refreshments.

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.

Suggested start time: 9:00 AM or 1:00 PM – Your Choice!
Duration: 4 Hours
Distance: 20 Kilometres (12 Miles)
Difficulty: Beginner
Price: $185.00 per person (based on 2-person minimum booking)+ 5% GST
Includes: Transportation, snacks & refreshments, hotel pick-up and drop-off.

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!

Suggested start time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 6 Hours
Distance: 28 Kilometres (18 Miles)
Difficulty: Beginner
Price: $280.00 per person (based on 2-person minimum booking)+ 5% GST
Includes: Transportation, full northern lunch, snacks & refreshments, hotel pick-up and drop-off

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

Suggested start time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 8 Hours
Distance: 30 Kilometres (20 Miles) – Marsh Lake to Schwatka Lake
Difficulty: Some experience.
Price: $295.00 per person (based on 2-person minimum booking)+ 5% GST
Includes: Transportation, full northern lunch, snacks & refreshments, hotel pick-up and drop-off

Included with all Canoe or Kayak Tours:

Our Guided Day Trips include all necessary equipment, including PFDs (Life Jackets), paddles, bailer, coast guard kit and a qualified Guide. We will pick you up from your accommodations and return you when the day is done. Full day trips include a catered northern lunch, while half day includes a snack and refreshments. You can choose from canoeing or kayaking and our professional guides will ensure that you have an incredible day on the water!

Tours are offered every day (during the paddling season). Please feel free to contact us for scheduling and availability. Please try to reserve at least 48 hours in advance. Group rates are available-please contact us to discuss your needs!

There’s a land where the mountains are nameless,
And the rivers all run God knows where

Spell of the Yukon by Robert Service