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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
Phone Number: 867-456-7300
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Description: The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is a unique wildlife viewing property...
The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is a unique wildlife viewing property featuring 10 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.
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A different type of animal attraction...

This isn't your regular zoo. You get to see the animals up close and personal here. If you've never seen the animal of the north, then this is the perfect place to see all of them... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This isn't your regular zoo. You get to see the animals up close and personal here. If you've never seen the animal of the north, then this is the perfect place to see all of them at the same time. I'd recommend tying this with other nearby activities, such as the takihi hot spring and maybe camping or a hike.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The animals were well taken care of. They were easy to view. It is always nice to see wild animals in a preserve being taken care of so well. I would visit again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I decided to go visit the preserve as a nice way to spend the afternoon. I loved visiting the area and seeing the unique animals of the region in quiet and gentle areas. The views were lovely over the hills and the variety of animals available to view was fantastic. A great experience for any animal lover.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Got a good up close look at the animals and good information about them from the guide. The tour was about 2 hours long and the guide was very flexible in the time we spent looking at all the wildlife.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Well worth the extra to pay $65pp for the private tour. Jake was very informative, and it was fabulous to go behind the scenes & check out the Rehab facilities, and see what fab facilities they have there to help injured animals. This is the time of year for injured birds....Bald eagles, Golden Eagle, Snowy Owl, Raven, Peregrine falcon... And... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is a great location and it is very impressive to have a see at those wild animals. Our guide was very informative and nice. I like the fact that they help the animals by rescuing them when needed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

If you have the time, visiting the Yukon Wildlife Preserve is a worthwhile experience. Unless you were fortunate enough to see the array of wildlife on the way up the Alaska Highway, this is your opportunity to see what the Yukon has to offer - and up close. The Preserve has a wide collection of animals native to the territory,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Visiting the Preserve was a highlight of my trip. It is located in one of the most beautiful settings with rollings hills and mountains in the background. The animals are allowed to roam in such spacious settings and our guide Lindsay was excellent, knowledgeable and showed deep understanding and care of her work. I highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

we saw all the animals but the artic foxes and the lynx were our favorite, they are quite used to see humans so you can see them from quite close ! and the guide was very friendly !

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Travelled with a group of 6. We did the private tour which was $65 and was completely worth it. It allowed us to see some areas that the standard tour doesn't get to see (rehabilitation clinic) also allowed up to go at our own pace. The standard tour looked like it would be a very large group of people. Our... More 

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