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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: +1 867-456-7300
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9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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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Great place to spend the day.

This is a beautiful place where an animal lover, and the photographer can leisurely walk and enjoy themselves. The animals all have beautiful pens that are open and very well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sallie S
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Lady Lake, Florida
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Lady Lake, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful place where an animal lover, and the photographer can leisurely walk and enjoy themselves. The animals all have beautiful pens that are open and very well thought out. Lots of room to move around . Great places to take photos too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They offer walk-in and bus tours of their collection of rescued and site bred wildlife typical of the area. Animals are observable in very large fenced areas. Bus tour includes informative commentary on the origins and operation of the facility as well as information about their animals. They run a very successful breeding program for some of the areas endangered... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Yukon wildlife reserve is a bit outside the city however well worth it. My wife and I went here together. Give yourselves at least 2 hours to complete the walk in the park and 5-10 minutes to get tickets and get prepared to walk. 12 dollars per person to use the shuttle service was a few $ more however if... More 

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Midland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Whitehorse you must visit the preserve. Performing fabulous rehabilitation work and boasting some of the most natural looking areas for wildlife in captivity. My favourite area is the moose enclosure. Just miraculous views and habitat for the moose to reside in.

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Thank Sara S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The preserve has a wide variety of wildlife. You can walk the trail in about 2 hours or take the bus tour if you prefer. It was a beautiful sunny day so we walked. Lots of photographic opportunities. The animal enclosures are huge - these are NOT zoo cages - so large that you might only see the animals at... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A massive expanse of land for these majestic animals, take the guided tour and be driven around this vast preserve. They have Bison, Caribou, Moose, Deers, Elks, Mountain Goats, Spinx, Arctic foxes to name a few. We had a great afternoon.

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

WE really enjoyed seeing so many of the animals from the Yukon region in their natural habitat. You can do a bus tour or walk. We choose to walk so we could take our time and enjoy the beauty of the preserve and took many pictures

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Livingston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This game preserve is wonderful! You can walk the roads or take a bus with a knowledgable driver. A great chance to learn about and observe caribou, wood bison, moose, elk, mule deer, stone sheep and mountain goats. We were lucky enough to see the Lynx pair come out at feeding time and see Arctic foxes too! A must see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Neat place. Loved the animals especially the puppies. Not an all day thing for us (two 25 year olds) but still appreciated it!

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I signed up for a tour and when it turned out I was the only one there, I expected to be told to come back tomorrow. Instead I had a private tour with a knowing guide. I had close up looks at almost all of the animals on the site and learned quite a bit about the area.

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