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Yukon Wildlife Preserve

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Address: KM 8/Mi 5 Takhini Hot Springs Rd, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 7A2, Canada
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+1 867-456-7300
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Fri - Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is a unique wildlife viewing property featuring...

The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is a unique wildlife viewing property featuring 12+ species of northern Canadian mammals in their natural environment. Encompassing over 700 acres with various natural habitats, the Yukon Wildlife Preserve offers unparalleled wildlife viewing and photo opportunities. Wildlife species are spread out around a 5km loop suitable for walking, biking and skiing (in winter). During the summer months, daily 1 1/2 hour bus tours leave at 10am, 12noon, 2pm and 4pm. In the winter months bus tours leave at 12noon and 2pm, Friday - Sunday.

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Arctic Day: Yukon Wildlife and Hot Springs Tour
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Wildlife Education Days

I enjoy going to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve! Its a great place to learn about the northern wildlife. Whether you walk or take the bus tour there will be a smile on your face!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Whitehorse, Canada
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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy going to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve! Its a great place to learn about the northern wildlife. Whether you walk or take the bus tour there will be a smile on your face!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as part of a 4 person tour group today (the park was closed otherwise). We got really lucky and were able to see every animal there so it must have been close to feeding time. So many beautiful views and the signs were all very informative.

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Thank Alanah I
Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We lucked out and despite the cold, saw a lot of animal activity (minus Caribou). If you love hitting up the local zoo when you travel or want to learn more about Arctic wildlife, I highly recommend!

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Thank Travelerj619
Langley, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took the bus tour as it was a pretty cold day to be walking around. It was awesome to have a guide add some more detail and stories behind the history of the animals in the preserve and how they are breeding, caring for them, or how they came to be at the preserve. Great place to see some... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see the local animals then this is great. Private tour by extremely informative host Tina. Friendly and geeat to have a laugh with. Extremely accommodating of your needs. Only thing is a little pricey i thought.

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Thank MalibuKy W
Fallanden, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was quite interesting. Good organized. Nice place and after the wildlife preserve you can soak in the hot spring.

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Thank Susanne G
Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to see lots of different animals which I haven't heard of before - Elk, Yak, Moose, Mountain Goats, Caribou to name a few. It was great seeing them in their natural habitat and how the government is trying to save these animals.

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Thank Helen C
Whitehorse, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Wildlife Preserve has a variety of animals from the Yukon that they care for, it is a beautiful walk and well worth the drive to do anytime of the year.

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour around the Preserve to see the native wildlife. Plenty of opportunity to photograph as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A excellent display of native animals in a natural environment The guide was very informative The research and veterinary services are of a very high quality M wood

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