Travel the length of Yukon’s most iconic river in a classic tandem canoe. Retracing the route the thousands of gold- and adventure-seekers who rushed to Klondike in the famous spring of 1898. With a small group and experienced guide, you will paddle all of the 730 kilometres on the Yukon River between Whitehorse and Dawson City. Travelling more than two weeks through a wilderness of Yukon proportions.
Apart from a one-day layover to re-supply at the town of Carmacks, we will be camping on gravel bars and forest clearings along the river. Sharing campfires and hot meals in our well-equipped wilderness camps. Our expedition visits historic ghost towns at Hootalinqua, Big Salmon, and Fort Selkirk, where members of the Selkirk First Nation generously share some of their knowledge and stories of the land. Our final destination is Dawson City. A hotel room and two days of fun in gold rush capital are waiting here for you.
Prior experience paddling open Canadian canoes is not required.