Yukon River Canoe Trip - Dawson City

 Paddling the world famous Yukon River

Canoeing on the Yukon River and arriving into Dawson City via the river is an pretty amazing feeling

With this guided Yukon River canoe trip you will discover  a number of historic sites along the way including: Five Finger Rapids, Fort Selkirk, Stewart Island and Dawson City. Exploring these sites will take you back in time.

Along the way you will be in awe while paddling through endless Yukon wilderness. The scenery is amazing and one just never knows what might be around the next bend, there could be a moose crossing the Yukon River or a bear strolling along the shore.

Our experienced and licensed  river guides will pick the perfect camp spots and you will be indulging in some amazing meals under the Midnight Sun.  Muktuk Adventures also supplies all the camping gear needed incl sleeping bags and therm-a-rests so you really don’t have to worry about anything.  There is no experience required to paddle on the Yukon River.

This will be a once in a lifetime adventure you do not want to miss.

Day 1 – Arrival at Muktuk Adventures. Your guestroom or cabin is reserved for you in our unique B&B. We are located in the breathtaking Ibex Valley along the Takhini River. You get to meet the 4 and 2 legged family members of Muktuk and settle in.

Day 2 – Getting Ready. We will go over all the gear and make sure everybody is set for their adventure and then go for a scenic drive along the Klondike Highway to Carmacks from where we will start our adventure.

Day 3 to 11 Yukon River. Our journey will take us through some breathtaking country. The shores of the Yukon are home to many different species of Yukon wildlife and we might see grizzly bears, black bears, moose, beavers and an abundance of birds. We will camp along  the Yukon River  and enjoy some delicious campfire meals.

Dawson City – Time to explore

Day 11 and 12 –  Dawson City. Home of the Yukon Gold Rush. This old western style city has a lot of charm and we will have a couple days to explore its rich history

Day 13-  Return to Muktuk Adventures. We will depart Dawson in the morning and will be back at Muktuk in the afternoon. Another chance to catch a glimpse of some Wildlife on our 8hour drive back to the Muktuk Lodge.  One more night at the lodge to spend time with the dogs and share stories of your adventures.

Day 14 – Departure. We will bring you to the airport for your departure flight or to downtown depending on your travel arrangements.

Itinerary is subject to change depending on weather conditions


  • Transportation to and from Muktuk
  • One canoe for two people from Carmacks to Dawson
  • Two nights accommodation in Dawson City (single room surcharge $400)
  • Return transport from Dawson City
  • One night accommodations before and after the trip at Muktuk (shared bathroom)
  • All meals at Muktuk Adventures and on the trail
  • Experienced wilderness guide
  • Camping equipment

Not Included:

  • Flights, (can be added from Vancouver to Whitehorse)
  • Travel insurance,
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Meals while in Dawson City
  • Rain gear