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Kluane National Park | Whitehorse Area

Day Trips

Nature Tours of Yukon

Let us show you the hidden gems of Whitehorse, Carcross and Kluane National Park.

Overview

Whitehorse City Tour – Half-day Trip (morning)

Let us show you around our hometown, Whitehorse! Your guide will have local stories to tell about the history and people and show you the hidden gems of our town. The City Tour will take you to the Log Skyscraper, Old Log Church, Miles Canyon viewpoint, Fish Ladder and an interpretive tour of the SS Klondike.

Includes: Transportation, knowledgeable guide and $8 admission to the SS Klondike

Time: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

 

Yukon Wildlife Preserve & Takhini Hot Springs Tour – Half-day Trip (afternoon)

Join us for a visit to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve and the Takhini Hot Springs. A great opportunity to view and photograph our local wildlife. (Woodland caribou, elk, mountain goats, moose, mule deer, musk oxen, wood bison, Dall's sheep, stone sheep, lynx, red foxes and Arctic foxes.)

Then you'll visit the Hot Springs, where you can enjoy the hot waters and relax a little before resuming your adventures in the Yukon. (Please bring your bathing suit and towel!)

Includes: Transportation, knowledgeable guide and $35 admission to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve and Takhini Hot Springs

Time: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm

 

Whitehorse Combo –  Full-day Trip

Combine the Whitehorse City Tour and the Yukon Wildlife Preserve and Takhini Hot Springs Tour.

Please note: Lunch (12:00 pm to 1:30 pm) is NOT included.

Time: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 am to 6:00 pm

 

Carcross Excursion – Half-day Trip

Let us show you the hidden gems of the Yukon, while driving south towards Carcross.

Off the Alaska Highway and onto the Klondike Highway, we follow the winding road towards beautiful mountain ranges. There are great chances to spot wildlife here! About halfway to Carcross, we turn onto a gravel road. Maybe we can spot some bears while enjoying some more amazing mountain views?

After that, we'll continue our way to Carcross and go on a walking tour through this small First Nation community. There are lots of small stores and coffee shops to explore. In the afternoon we return to Whitehorse.

Includes: Transportation, knowledgeable guide

Departure: Saturday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

 

Kluane National Park – Day Trip | UNESCO World Heritage Site – Full-day Trip

Majestic mountains, breathtaking vistas and sparkling lakes!

You will learn more about First Nations that call this magnificent land home and find out more about the largest non-polar glaciated area in the world at the park's visitor centre. You'll get a little taste of this untamed and pristine land on some short and easy walks with your guide. Highlight of this trip: a visit to Million Dollar Falls.

Includes: Lunch, transportation, knowledgeable guide

Time:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Highlights

  • Scheduled day trips from June to September
  • Whitehorse City Tour
  • Yukon Wildlife Preserve & Takhini Hot Springs Tour
  • Kluane National Park Day Trip
  • Carcross Excursion 

Details

Duration
Day Trip
Level
Light
Dates
June–September
Price
$45–$295

Operator testimonials

NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE IT

Sarah, Chris, Carole and Shaheen

We wanted to send a note regarding our guide Derek. He was such a joy! We actually all really missed him when we had to say goodbye to him, I think it was harder on us than it was on him, haha. He was very informative, very kind, sweet, laid back and just overall a great person. We joked about how we wish we could adopt him into our family. In terms of our tour, the views of the Dempster Highway to the Arctic Circle were my favourite. The mountains, the landscape was just unreal. I've never seen anything like it. Eagle Plains and Dawson City were so INTERESTING to me! Unfortunately we didn't get to see the northern lights as it was very cloudy but I guess we'll just have to come back sometime. Thank you again all for all your help! All the best.

SIX OUT OF A POSSIBLE FIVE STARS

Hilde and Klaus with Tina

The holiday is over. What remains are beautiful memories. Our Tina was there for the first time in the winter – she too was so facinated. I think we've really infected her with the Canada Winter virus. The only downer: unfortunately we could not experience the finish of Allen Moore – at the time we were already over the Coast Mountain of BC. But Robert drove us the day before departure to Carmacks so we could experience Allen Moore's arrival at the checkpoint. That was really great; I filmed him on his ride over the frozen Yukon River. That was much more interesting than the arrival at the checkpoint. We would like to thank you very much. Nature Tours of Yukon is really a lucky draw in an ever-widening pot of sellers. In a possible rating of five stars, we give you six. In a nutshell, we will definitely recommend you. Greetings. Until we meet again.

ANTICIPATING THE NEXT TRIP ALREADY

Dr. Steve (Scotty, Vince and Logan)

I am back at work at the hospital and have more heart surgeries lined up than I can count. I look back on our recent experience and find solace. I am so appreciative of your work and service. I can't say enough great things about Robert, our guide ... please say hello for me.  I am looking towards next summer. Do you have other backpack trips the Bailey Clan can tackle? We would want Robert and our only request would be smiles all around. Please talk to Joost and see what might work. Thank you again.