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Muktuk Adventures

Km 1443 Alaska Hwy | P.O. Box 20716, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 7A4, Canada (Formerly Muktuk Kennels)
866-968-3647
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Ranked #2 of 30 activities in Whitehorse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Ranchs, Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: Muktuk Adventures is owned and operated by Frank Turner and Anne Tayler. Their husky dog kennels are located on the Takhini River just 25 minutes... more » Owner description: Muktuk Adventures is owned and operated by Frank Turner and Anne Tayler. Their husky dog kennels are located on the Takhini River just 25 minutes north of Whitehorse. Muktuk specializes in customized small group adventures for both novice and experienced mushers (dog-sled drivers. Walking tours are offered in the summer. Nestled into an ox-bow on the Takhini River, the 100-acre ranch is bordered on three sides by the River, ideal for mushing in the winter, and for beautiful scenery in the summer. « less
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Ottawa,
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Frank Turner (the owner) is a unique individual. He came to the Yukon from Toronto as a young man. He came love life in this austere yet gorgeous place. He won the the Yukon Quest a more demanding and authentic "Iditarod type" of mushers' endurance race from Fairbanks, AK to White Horse YT. We were there with a US Air... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband, my daughter, and I stayed at Muktuk May 6, 2014. We made reservations to stay at Muktuk B&B due to the wonderful reviews on TripAdvisor. I felt compelled to leave one for myself. My husband is active duty in the USAF, and we were on the road, moving from Florida-Alaska. The day before arrival, I wanted to call... More

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Greifensee, Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our visit at Muktuk Adventures was in Spring 2006. Although it is a while ago, I still have strong memories from our visits. Beside the very interesting tour with a lo of details about mushing, I liked the dog feeding and most the family dinner in Turner’s family room, together with a Russian couple with their 8 year old child.... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Dog sleding was something I've wanted to do for a long time, and was definetly not disapointed. I will recomend this experience, but with certain cautions: Be sure when you book, either half a day or full day to ask how the day will be distributed, meaning how much time you actually are in the sled?how much time you will... More

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South Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We went dog sledding on the frozen Takhini River. What a blast. This was the highlight of our Yukon trip. The dogs were keen, the snow was fresh and we were just a little uncertain. We didn't need to be. It was quite easy and the dogs know where they are going. You just have to slow them down from... More

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Kansas City
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My wife and I booked this at the hotel. We were told our driver would arrive at 4;00pm. Well, she showed up at 4:20 and a couple of us started razzing her about her timing. That's when we learned about the "ish" in Canada. She told it was about 4 ish. We had a blast with her, both going and... More

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sujax
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The most amazing experience ever! Did a 1/2 day trip (3 hours) and had a total blast! loved the friendly dogs and the people at Muktuk. Our guide jeff was a genuinely nice, caring and efficient guide. Because we went in september when the temperature is not as low the dogs tire (they love to run in -20s and -30s)... More

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México DF
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Best experience ever while visiting the Yukon (apart from the northern lights). You will have a BLAST! And the best part? This company treats their dogs like kings! I was surprised how well they feed them, care for them and treat them (for an animal lover as me, this is a huge deal to keep in count). The owner, Jack,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We took the 1/2 dogsled tour + Taste of Yukon dinner with Muktuk. The dogs are well behaved and beautiful. The tour went well although I would have liked to have 2 guides with our group instead of just one. Kinda felt a bit uneasy at certain points and that would have felt better with a bit more supervision. Dave,... More

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Markham, Ontario
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4 reviews 4 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is a wonderful outfit, with true passion for the dogs and the sledding. Our guide Greg was extremely professional and friendly. A stunning experience (full-day sledding). An absolute must-do!

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