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Yukon River Self Guided 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 trip packages on rivers and lakes in the Whitehorse area.

Enjoy a self guided canoe or kayak trip and let our knowledgeable staff set you up with boat of your choice (canoe or kayak) and transport you to the start of your paddle adventure. Enjoy the beauty, wildlife, and history of the Yukon River as you paddle along the section of your choice without any worries. We will be at the end of your trip to pick you up and bring you back to downtown Whitehorse.

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: $70 per person (based on 2-person minimum booking)+ 5% GST
Includes: Canoe or kayak rental, paddles, PFDs, safety equipment, route map, transfer to/from river

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: $99 per person (based on 2-person minimum booking)+ 5% GST
Includes: Canoe and kayak rental, paddles, PFDs, safety equipment, route map, transfer to/from river

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: $110 per person (based on 2-person minimum booking)+ 5% GST
Includes: Canoe or kayak rental, paddles, PFDs, safety equipment, route map, transfer to/from river

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

Spell of the Yukon by Robert Service