Pelly - Yukon Canoeing

10 days, Seasonal Departures ,
Fully Escorted by Dean Hull
Price: $2280 + HST

Day 1
Meet at Whitehorse Airport at 9:00 A.M., and travel to Pelly Crossing for the official launch of the trip.† We camp on the Pelly River.

Day 2
Visit the Pelly Farm and then canoe to the Yukon River and camp at Fort Selkirk

Day 3
Spend the day sightseeing and photographing at Fort Selkirk, originally founded by Robert Campbell of the Hudson's Bay Co. in 1848.† Selkirk was the sight of a town in the†† gold rush, as the Canadian government sent a company of the Yukon† Field Force to join the RCMP there.† The remains of the settlement make for an interesting day.

Day 4-8
Canoe the Yukon River.† We should arrive in Dawson in the late afternoon of day 8, depending on the pace of the trip.

Participants should be familiar with the six basic canoe strokes (bow, reverse, "J", pry, draw and sweep). They should also have some experience with river paddling. Clients should be prepared to camp in wilderness conditions for 11 days. Be aware that Yukon weather can vary - from long, hot days (when one must guard against over exposure to sun), to cold days and nights with rain, wind or even, on occasion, snow.
Tour Includes:
  • services of a fully qualified guide and an assistant
  • all group equipment including canoes, paddles, life-jackets, tents (if you have a tent you would like to use, you may bring it)
  • all meals on the river
  • transportation from Whitehorse airport to the Pelly River
  • transportation from the pickup at Dawson City to Whitehorse
  • Two nights bed and breakfast in Dawson City

  • Not Included:
  • transportation to and from Whitehorse
  • meals and accommodation in Whitehorse
  • meals (except breakfasts) in Dawson City
  • any side trips before or after the trip (suggestions for other places to visit or things to do while in the Yukon will be included in the information package, which will be sent to you upon receipt of your trip registration and deposit)

  • 60 days or more prior to departure - full refund less $100 administration fee
  • 60-30 days prior to departure - 25% refund
  • 29 days or less prior to departure - no refund

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