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Self guided Yukon River canoe trip

Whitehorse to Takhini River/Policeman's Point

Experience the Yukon River on your own!

Take an unguided half or full day canoe trip on the Yukon River from Whitehorse to the Takhini Bridge or to Policeman’s Point on your own. Feel like a Pioneer on the way to the Klondike Gold Fields and enjoy the wilderness around Whitehorse.

This beautiful canoe trip is also doable for canoe beginners.

Start this canoe trip on the Yukon River directly at our conveniently located location, accross from the Tourism Visitor Centre in the heart of Whitehorse. Needless to say, the return journey at the end of the canoe trip to Whitehorse is included.

What is included:

  • Self guided canoe trip down the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Takhini River or Policeman’s Point
  • Canoe for 2 people including 3 paddles, 2 life jackets, bailer, spong & river map
    (double kayaks, single kayaks and SUP are also available)

  • Shuttle from Takhini River or Policeman’s Point pick up to Whitehorse

What to bring:

  • For this short canoe trip, we recommend that you dress in comfortable clothes with sport shoes. A light windbreaker or rain jacket is always useful to keep in your bag.

Details:

  • The unguided canoe trip is offered every day over the summer month.
  • Daily downtown Whitehorse departures
  • Length: approximately 3-6 hours, depending on Takhini River or Policeman’s Point pick up

Price: $75 per person based on 2 people or $125 single person – (approx. 3 hours to Takhini River)
Price: $100 per person based on 2 people or $150 single person –  (approx. 6 hours to Policeman’s Point)

All prices are in Canadian dollars plus 5% GST.