Winter Day Trips

whitehorse - yukon day trips

Add some winter fun to your stay!
These tours are on request, so you can optimize your time in Whitehorse.


For Aurora Hunting please go to the Northern Lights section of this website
or click on one of the links below.

1 Night Aurora Hunting:  A nice little twist on the "classic" Aurora viewing. Aurora Hunting is definitely the more private approach and a true Yukon wilderness experience.
NEW! Private Aurora Hunting: Exclusive for your group of friends / family. Or for just the two of you.
 


Kluane National Park | UNESCO World Heritage Site - full day trip.Kluane National Park - winter day trip
Bring your camera! Majestic snow-covered mountains, breathtaking winter wonderland and frozen lakes!
You’ll get a little taste of this untamed and pristine land on a short and easy snowshoe walk with your guide.
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Includes: Pick-up / drop-off from down-town hotels, experienced guide, use of snowshoes, lunch and hot drinks.
Price: $ 295.00 + GST per person
(Minimum 4 participants. For a private trip, please ask us for details.)


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. About half-way to Carcross, we turn onto a gravel road leading far into the back country to enjoy even more amazing mountain views. We'll stop at a back-country creek, where you can take a moment to breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the feeling of being in a truly remote area.
After that, we'll continue our way to Carcross and walk through this small First Nation community and walk onto the ice of Bennett lake. This trip you get to experience a small piece of the Yukon that not everyone goes to.
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Includes: Pick-up / drop-off from down-town hotels, experienced guide, lunch and hot drinks.
Price: $140 per person + 5% GST
(Minimum 4 participants. For a private trip, please ask us for details.)


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. yukon wildlife preserveA 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 swim suit and towel.)
Time: 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM.
Includes: Pick-up / drop-off from down-town hotels, guided tour of Yukon Wildlife Preserve, admission to Takhini Hot Springs.
Price: $99 per person + 5% GST
(Minimum 4 participants. For a private trip, please ask us for details.)


Taste of Snow | Multi Activity Tour - half day trip (afternoon).aurora borealis yukon - northern lights - multi activity
Activities that give you a taste of the most popular activities the Yukon has to offer. Ride on a dog sled, ride on behind a snow machine, go for a snow shoe walk and tobogganing down the snow hill!
Please note: You will be passengers on the dog sled as well as the snow mobile.
Time: 12.15 PM to 4.30 PM.
Includes: Pick-up / drop-off from down-town hotels, helmet, use of snow shoes and toboggan, hot drinks and snacks, warm up Yurt.
Price: $195.00 per person + 5% GST

 


 

Ice Fishing - half day trip (3-4 hours)
Drill a hole in the ice, drop a line and try your luck. A warm drink and great camaraderie amidst a crisp northern afternoon makes this an unforgettable experience. Watch how much fun ice fishing is!
Time: 10:00 AM or 1:00 PM – your choice!
Includes: Pick-up / drop-off from down-town hotels, basic ice fishing instructions, experienced guide, use of fishing tackle,1-day Yukon fishing license, hot drinks & snacks.
Price: $ 165.00 + GST per person.
(Minimum 2 participants)


Guided snowshoe walk - half day trip (afternoon)
Learn to walk on snowshoes. It looks easy but can be quite challenging and a real workout. Bring your your camera. You'll have the opportunity to take special pictures of a frosty environment and snowy mountains.
Time: 1.00 PM to 4.30 PM.
Includes: Pick-up / drop-off from down-town hotels, experienced guide, use of snowshoes.
Price:  $ 225.00 + GST per person.
(Minimum 4 participants. For a private trip, please ask us for details.)


aurora borealis tours yukon. Day trips - dog sleddingDog Sledding - half or full day
You will be driving your own dogsled (not as a passenger in the basket!). Please note that dog sledding is comparable to cross country skiing and does require you to be in relatively good physical shape.
Time: Morning or afternoon
Includes: Pick-up / drop-off from down-town hotels, basic dog sledding instructions, experienced guide, hot beverages after the tour, lunch on a full-day trip.
Price: half day:  $ 235.00 per person + 5% GST
           full day:   $ 355.00 per person + 5% GST
Note: Winter clothing rental available at kennel


aurora borealis tours yukon. Day trips - snowmobilingSnowmobiling - half or full day.
Snowmobiling through the Yukon's unspoiled wilderness will bring you to places you can not get to easily by foot, snowshoe, or dog team. Explore the numerous trails in the Whitehorse area by snowmobile. We serve snacks and hot drinks while en route.
Time: Morning or afternoon
Includes: Pick-up / drop-off from down-town hotels, 2 persons per snowmobile, basic training on how to operate and ride a snowmobile safely, helmets, warm winter clothing and boots if required, experienced guide,  emergency equipment (SAT phone, first Aid Kit).
Price: half day: $ 215.00 per person + 5% GST
           full day:  $ 320.00 per person +5% GST


Details:

  • Dates: December 1, 2019 until April 1, 2020.
  • Minimum 48 hours advance booking.
  • Pick-up from all down-town hotels in Whitehorse.
  • Group rates (6 or more) and/or custom dates upon request.
  • Our daytrips are available on request.

E-mail to: info@naturetoursyukon.com
Call: 867-660-5050



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