Yukon River Canoe Trip - Dawson City

Paddling the world famous Yukon River

Follow in the footsteps of the gold rush stampeders, paddling the scenic Yukon river. 

With this guided canoe trip you will discover  a number of historic sites including: Five Finger Rapids, Minto, Fort Selkirk, Stewart Island and Dawson City.

Along the way you will be in awe with the endless wilderness surrounding you, the photography is amazing.You just never know what might be around the next bend, there could be a moose crossing the Yukon or a Bear stroking along the shore.

There is no experience required to paddle the Yukon River. 



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 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 drive 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. 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 Mukluk in the afternoon. 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 race flow and 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
June 16th to June 30th

August 4th to August 18

No more than 6 guest per guide.