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The Yukon - Experience a Paddling Paradise

Head to the Yukon for Great Paddling Adventures!

Here is a short list of paddling trips that you have to explore!

With towering mountain ranges, spectacular glaciers, exciting wildlife viewing and fascinating shoreline historic sites, this spectacular wilderness is a paddlers’ paradise.

1. Firth River

by Canadian River Expeditions

A rafting journey down the Firth River in Ivvavik National Park is an enchanting, scenic passage from the British Mountains to the coastal tundra plains and the Arctic Ocean. This is a land of contrasts: forest and tundra, craggy peaks and alpine meadows, wild coastline and ice-filled seas.

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2. Yukon's Teslin River

by Nature Tours of Yukon Inc.

This canoe trip on Yukon's Teslin River lets you enjoy the pristine and magnificent wilderness of Canada's Yukon Territory in an easy way. You don’t have to be an expert paddler to enjoy a trip down the Teslin River.

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The Yukon River was traveled by thousands of gold prospectors during the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898. For 12 days, you can trace their route on this 600 km long paddle, mixing wilderness experience, boreal landscapes and wildlife, and visits of historical sites along the shores.

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4. Wind River Expedition

by Up North Adventures Ltd.

The Wind River, being part of the Peel River Watershed, is the traditional territory of the Na-Cho Nyak Dun and Tetlit Gwich’in First Nations. This river trip is two weeks of the most authentic wilderness travel, and is suitable for intermediate paddlers.

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5. Tatshenshini River Trip

by Canadian River Expeditions

Perhaps the wildest and most visually spectacular river in North America, the Tatshenshini flows through the heart of the largest bio-preserve in the world. The Tatshenshini courses among the tall spires of the Coast Range, vast glaciers and through a lake filled with huge icebergs.

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6. Canoeing Yukon's Big Salmon River

by Nature Tours of Yukon Inc.

This canoe expedition on the Big Salmon River will take you on an adventurous canoe trip over lakes and rivers through the some of the Yukon’s beautiful pristine wilderness.

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7. Angle & Awe on the Yukon

by Up North Adventures Ltd.

Whether a novice fisherman or an experienced angler, there is plenty to learn as our guide shares their local northern knowledge with you during this unique four day canoe trip down the Yukon River.

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Start Planning Your Trip Now!

These awesome canoe expeditions are one of the best ways to experience the spectacular scenery, still-wild wildlife and adventure of the Yukon. Enjoy it all under the phenomenal midnight sun; or as the long days subside, catch mesmerizing displays of aurora borealis as early as late August.

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