Bus Tour

The bus tour follows a 5 km loop around the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, providing ample opportunity to view a variety of northern mammals and distinctive habitats. The tour is led by a knowledgeable interpreter, who will stop the bus to allow visitors to get off and view the animals. The bus tour takes approximately 75-90 minutes. Please note the bus tours are offered in English. 


Please Note: 
Dress appropriately for winter weather.
Winter Temperature Cut-offs:
  • The Yukon Wildlife Preserve reserves the right to close to the public when temperatures drop below -40 degrees Celsius.
  • Guided Bus tours will be cancelled when temperatures drop below -30 degrees Celsius.
  • Walkers and skiers are welcomed at this temperature cut off but encouraged to dress appropriately.

Walking Tour

Self-guided walking tours are available year round. Visitors are provided with an informative trail guide and a map indicating the walking routes and locations of the animals at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. Visitors have a choice of walking a 2.5 or 5 km loop. Picnic tables, benches and outdoor washrooms are placed along walking routes for visitor convenience. Walking tours must be conducted during daylight hours. Recommended last summer entry is at 4pm and recommended last winter entry is at 2 pm. 

Exclusive Experience

Behind-the-scenes access to the Wildlife Research and Rehabilitation Centre, exclusive guide, personalized wildlife viewing experience. This unique adventure is offered 7 days a week through the winter. Learn more and book your Exclusive Experience today! 


Bring your bicycle to cruise around the Preserve! If you do not have your own bike, rentals are available in downtown Whitehorse from various businesses including Icycle Sport and Cadence Cycle and The Purple Bike Project.

Ski Trails

The Preserve offers multi-use ski trails during the winter months. The 5km trail runs through the boreal forest alongside the animal pastures.Bring your skies and enjoy a perfect winter adventure alongside Yukon's wildlife.