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Whitehorse Area

Half-Day to Multi-Day Snowmobile Tours

Up North Adventures

Snowmobiling can be a relaxing ride through the forest or a thrilling trip across a frozen lake!

Overview

Half-Day Snowmobile Tour

On this exciting tour, you will get a chance to explore the trails surrounding Whitehorse. It is a great introduction to one of the Yukon's most popular winter activities. Snowmobiling allows you to access remote areas with ease. Halfway through the trip, we will stop to warm up with a hot drink and a snack. The approximate length of this tour is three to four hours, depending on conditions. 

Full-Day Snowmobile Tour

Looking for adventure? Try our full-day snowmobile tour and explore further into our beautiful Whitehorse backcountry. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife and enjoy the vast landscape with its breathaking scenery. Trails leading over frozen lakes alternate with routes through dense spruce forests. This tour includes a hearty northern lunch, warm drinks and snacks. On all of our trips, your guide will provide you with insight into our untouched Yukon nature.

Snowmobile and Dogsledding Adventure (7 Days Total)

Together with Sky High Wilderness Ranches we offer an exciting tour filled with fun and adventure for the outdoor enthusiast who wants to experience the True North through both traditional and modern transportation. Spend three days on a snowmobile and four days mushing your own dog team!

Highlights

  • Introduction to safe handling of snowmobiles
  • Two guests per sled
  • Single sleds available
  • Authentic wilderness
  • Snacks and hot drinks
  • Warm winter clothing available if needed

Details

Duration
3 Hours to 3 Days
Level
Moderate
Dates
December 1 - March 31, 2020
Price
$220–$2,685

Operator testimonials

GREAT COMMUNICATION BEFORE AND DURING OUR TRIP

Janelle

My boyfriend and I went on a eight-day canoe trip from Carmacks to Dawson. This is the company I would recommend again and again. They were friendly, answered questions quickly via email. We were transported to Carmacks by them. I feel awful I forget the woman's name who drove us but she was extremely friendly and informative of the area and potential wildlife we may see. The experience itself was grand. I stand by that this is the best way to see the Yukon. The company has all the supplies to rent or bring your own.

ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF MY CANADIAN TRIP

Sunny

Cannot recommend enough. I had the pleasure of going on a half day snowmobile tour with Kieran as my guide. I'd never ridden anything like a snowmobile before, but Kieran's instruction got me confident really quickly. Snowmobiles are actually pretty simple to ride, and they're lots of fun. Warm gear is provided, and the machines have heated grips so the cold isn't a problem at all. The tour took us through backcountry, across a frozen lake, and up a mountain, with much more variety than I expected. Kieran is passionate about the outdoors and it shows, sometimes he would stop to point out animal tracks, or explain landmarks along the way. We were lucky to come across four wild moose on the one trip, which I understand is really rare. The area is beautiful, and we stopped to have lunch halfway through the tour. This was one of the highlights of my Canadian trip, and something I won't forget!

SO MANY OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM

A great place to start your adventure. Whether you are inexperienced and need a guide or you are experienced and want to go alone, Up North has the package for you. I often do the canoe rental from downtown to Takhini River. A great paddle at a great rate. Bring a lunch and some snacks as you relax winding your way down the famous Yukon River. Then have one of Up North's friendly staff members pick you up and bring you back.