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“Great Summer Family Adventure”

Takhini Hot Springs
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US$113.31*
and up
Arctic Day: Yukon Wildlife and Hot Springs Tour
Ranked #11 of 27 things to do in Whitehorse
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Takhini Hot Springs offers a range of recreational activities in every season of the year. You can soak, swim, and relax in the natural mineral waters of two connected hot pools. The water comes into the pool at 46 degrees Celsius and cools down to 42 degrees Celsius. The cooler side is a comfortable 37 degrees Celsius. We also host the Hair Freezing Contest annually. If you want to stay for the night, there is a wilderness style campground and hostel (yukoncampground,com). Tenting sites, RV sites, and 20 hostel beds. They also have 2 escape rooms (yukonescapegames,com). These are separate businesses from Takhini Hot Springs. Takhini Hot Springs is just 28 kilometers north of Whitehorse, about a 25-minute drive from downtown Whitehorse. Please bring your indoor footwear such as flip flops or crocs to wear in the change rooms. Please be advised that there are no kids after dark allowed in the pool! Please visit our website for all the information regarding hours, rates, and policies.
Reviewed July 9, 2018

-50 degrees below is some kind of experience, but the hot spa and pool were absolutely delightful in the endless daylight hours of summer.

Thank katlucier
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"after a long day"
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"every night"
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"visiting whitehorse"
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

The pool facility is average in comparison to others I have been to in North America but that is not a bad thing just that nothing really made me go WOW...but its just hot water in a pool so really its what it is: a place close to town to soak tired bones.

Staff was friendly, change rooms clean, parking very ample, hours are good, minor cost and two pools giving different temps.

1  Thank WelcomeMat
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Great staff and facilities. You can stay on premises on the campgrounds too, or it's a quick 20 min drive from Whitehorse. Plus, the restaurant next door is delicious (though, we overheard that they may be closing come end of 2018). Saw a fox on our drive out!

Thank escapingNY
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Not a shiny new facility but just feels so comfortable. Good selection of water temperatures in the different pools. We hear it is going to be upgraded and hope it doesn't change too much!

Thank iandebc
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

I’d take this off the list of things to do. Even tho it was explained its a natural spring, the chlorine in the water and the paved pool makes it seem weird.
They could do so much to make this a better time.
Some outdoorsy colours as opposed to school bus yellow to paint the surrounding area would help as well as disguising it took like more spring like.
I could see enjoying this as a local but as a tourist, it was a bit of an odd experience.

Thank CoCo L
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