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Yukon Wildlife Preserve

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Open Now: 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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“bison”(62 reviews)
“arctic fox”(44 reviews)
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...more
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Hours Today: 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
KM 8/Mi 5 Takhini Hot Springs Rd, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 7A2, Canada
+1 867-456-7300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family enjoyed our bus tour since it was too cold to do a walk! It was amazing to see all the wildlife in one place. Some animals were in hiding, but most of them, I was able to see them!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brooklyn100117
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent experience viewing moose’s arctic foxes cougars arctic deer in their natural environment. Hats off to the couple who started it as a private preserve and the Yukon government for continued Maintanance as a natural game reserve. Unforgettable experience

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SrikumarG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the opportunity of seeing these amazing animals in a safe secure environment. It was very cold but the bus was warm and the guides very aware of how all the passengers were coping.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KathDM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed tour of Yukon wildlife preserve with arctic range adventures. Informative guides and plenty of time to see the animals

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank juliebO3130EY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wildlife preserve was amazing. To see these animals rehabilitated and 'happy' in their protected spaces was so nice. They have acres of land and are safe from hunters and vehicles here. Walking the preserve you can enjoy learning about how these animals came to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kim v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured this Sanctuary with another couple and an Excellent Guide. All the Animals are Rescue animals or animals that have been bred on the premises. Numerous varieties of Canadian Animals which all had vast amounts of land to roam. This is an essential Sanctuary...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kenliz3095
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit more of a Zoo than a national park However the animals had vast space and the level of visitors is kept low, which was good A useful solution to an issue when the hunting was stopped at the park Well worth a visitMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Travel7771959
WildlifePreserve, Manager at Yukon Wildlife Preserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review and taking the time to visit us! We are glad you enjoyed your visit and find it worth supporting. However, we feel we must follow up with a few clarifications. The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is indeed, not a National...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been doing a lot of driving and were ready to do some walking. We took the walking tour and it help take out the stiffness of days of driving. Weather was right not to hot. We hit a celebration of some kind so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank melwillakraft
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a cold winter morning and loved our walk through the snow seeing animals that we’d never seen before. They’re well cared for and are kept in big open paddocks . There are moose, foxes caribou lynx, mountain goats - and was very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarahsS3416QX
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

A must visit if you want to have a taste of the beautiful wild environment that Yukon has to offer . Coming from Asia , I Saw many animals which I have never seen in their natural habitat eg the Muskox , caribou, elk, moose,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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July 18, 2018|
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Response from eylenechinta | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! :) we haven't been annoyed by any mosquitos or anything during our visit there but it was raining this day so I don't know if it changes anything ?
February 18, 2017|
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Response from kiwigirlincanada | Reviewed this property |
I'm probably in the same boat as you! I don't feel like anyone who got driven around could comment accurately ;) We walked the 5km loop and for the most part it was pretty flat, but there are some steep-ish parts and there... More
April 15, 2016|
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Response from WildlifePreserve | Property representative |
Thank you very much for your question. Unfortunately we do not permit domestic animals including dogs on the YWP site. This is to protect the public, staff and the domestic animal from harm. Further, this policy is in place... More