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“What an amazing place to visit - so much to see!”

Yukon Wildlife Preserve
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$110.53*
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Arctic Day: Yukon Wildlife and Hot Springs Tour
Ranked #1 of 56 things to do in Whitehorse
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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Whitehorse, Canada
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“What an amazing place to visit - so much to see!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2011

What a lovely place - I lived in Whitehorse for 4 years before visiting and I have been twice now. There is such a variety of animals to see and they are all treated very well and are very well kept. The people are friendly, the price is right, and the staff are very knowledgeable. You can go anytime during the year and you can walk, take the shuttle, or even cross country ski around the area. A must see for tourists and residents alike!

Visited January 2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“get an annual membership”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2011

You might as well by an annual membership as it costs about the same as a single visit and you get so much more. We receive regular email updates about events that take place at the wildlife preserve and pop in several times a year for the guided tour on the bus. The people that work there are great. Every time we go we experience something a little different. I've learned so much about Yukon Wildlife and feel good about contributing to a great cause. Be sure to stop by Bean North for a great coffee and/or Takhini Hotsprings for a little dip when you are out this way.

Visited July 2011
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Richmond, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Not to be missed”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2011

The guide on the bus was really good. Good selection of animals like arctic fox, bighorn sheep, lynx, caribou, musk ox, wood bison, etc.

Visited October 2011
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Ocean City, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A must see!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2011

Take the guided tour -- the guide is friendly and knowledgeable, and you'll see things you may miss if you do the self-guided walking tour. All fees go to support the Preserve, so this is a must-do in the Yukon.

Visited October 2011
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Worth the money”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2011

Take a guided tour and you will learn a lot. The animals are in a natural habitat - not like a zoo at all. Friendly staff and very informative.

Visited August 2011
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