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Up North Adventures is an award-winning adventure travel outfitter based in downtown Whitehorse, Yukon. We have been helping people from all over the world experience one of the most unique places on Earth since 1991! Our complete selection of trips and tours are designed to help you experience and enjoy the Yukon year round.

Overview

The Yukon River flows north and west all the way to the Bering Strait through some of the wildest terrain in the world and is best known for assisting the gold seekers during the Klondike Gold Rush. Our Yukon River Expedition is 16 days on the river and takes you from Whitehorse to Dawson. Admire the vast wilderness surrounding you, and enjoy the opportunity to see wildlife including grizzly bear, wolf, moose, caribou, wolverine, mink, bald eagle, and beaver.
Relive the past in the adventures of the present! The Yukon River is best known for assisting the gold seekers during the Klondike Gold Rush. As you paddle down this historic river you will canoe through many famous Yukon landmarks such as Lake Laberge (made famous by poet Robert Service), Thirty Mile River, and Hootalinqua and Fort Selkirk. You will see relics of several steamships, old settler cabins, and gold dredges on the banks along the river. The Yukon River flows north all the way to the Bering Strait through some of the wildest terrain in the world! As well as being the site of an abundance of historical sights, the Yukon River winds through a beautiful natural area. Starting upriver from Lake Laberge in the Yukon Plateau region, you will admire the vast wilderness surrounding you, and have the opportunity to see wildlife including grizzly bear, wolf, moose, caribou, wolverine, mink, bald eagle, and beaver.
Starting at
$4485 CAD
Per Person

Trip Highlights

  • Historic Yukon River
  • Wilderness Adventure
  • Beginner-Friendly

Up North Adventures is an award-winning adventure travel outfitter based in downtown Whitehorse, Yukon. We have been helping people from all over the world experience one of the most unique places on Earth since 1991! Our complete selection of trips and tours are designed to help you experience and enjoy the Yukon year round.

Quick Facts

Paddlesport

  • Canoeing

Activity

  • Canoe Tripping

Experience/Service

  • Guide Service

Waterway

  • Rivers and Streams (no whitewater)
  • Whitewater Class I

Destination

  • North America

Length

  • 19 Days/18 Nights Days

Accomodation

  • Wilderness Camping

Guided

  • Yes

Outfitted

  • Fully

Special Interest

  • Family
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Students
  • Photography
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Beginner

Adventure Level

Easier Challenging

Itinerary

Meeting Place

Whitehorse, Yukon

Day 1: Arrival Day & Pre-Trip Meeting Day 2: Beginning of trip from downtown Whitehorse Day 3-16: River trip, exploring historic sites and enjoy the Yukon wilderness Day 17: Arrival in Dawson, 1x Night at hotel Day 18: Return shuttle from Dawson Day 19: Departure day

Dates & Packages

Yukon River Expedition - 19 Days

June 9 to June 27, 2019 July 14 to August 1, 2019

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