Hours, Tours and Tickets
Book online to experience 12+ iconic Yukon species spread over 350 acres. Walk the 5km loop or join a regularly scheduled 1½ hour a guided bus tour.
Feel free to bring bicycles, skis, kicksleds and other fun non-motorized ways of getting around. Or rent a kicksled once you arrive!
Personal vehicles are not allowed on-site.
Open Daily: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Summer – June 1st to October 31st 2023
10:30am – 6pm
Special Closure & Notices:
- Tuesday August 22nd – Closing Early 3pm closure. (To allow for end of summer season staff appreciation).
- December 25th 2023 Closed – Christmas Day
*Updated regularly to accommodate for important Health and Safety training and staff appreciation days.
Walking/self-propelled. Prices subject to change.
$18 / Adult (19+)
$11 / Youth (4-18)
$0 / Infant (0-3)*
* Infant Rate
Infant rate: Applies only when in company of parent/guardian. Youth/Child price applies to infants when in the care of daycares, camps, infant groups, etc. Explore options for daycares, camps, etc.
Admission and Tour Discounts
- – 10% Senior (65+) / Student (18+ w card)
- -10% Large Group (12+ with single payment, pre-booking recommended, not available online)
- See Memberships for multi-visit deals.
- Contact us for Discounts for:
Please Note: Discounts not valid with any other offers / discounts. Valid only for general admissions and guided tours. Discounts do not apply to Minimum Charges, Exclusive Experiences, or Special Programming rates. Membership benefits are not applicable for group visits with Special Discounts. Contact us for more information.
Guided Bus Tour
This tour follows the 5 km loop, making regular stops for viewing animals and taking photos. The tour is led by a knowledgeable interpreter who will provide insight into Yukon’s iconic wildlife.
The bus tour takes approximately 1 1/2 hours. Bus tours are offered in English. We recommend you book online ahead of time. Changes, no-shows or cancellations made within 24 hours of the tour time are non-refundable.
- All pre-purchased AND reserved ticket holders must check-in on-site before entering the Preserve.
- General Admission is included in all Bus Tour tickets.
- Credit card payment required at the time of booking. No changes/refunds within 24 hours of booked tour start.
Bus Tour Schedule
Daily: 12pm & 3pm.
More Tour Schedules
Summer Guided Bus tour Schedule – June 1st to October 31st 2023:
11am, 1pm & 3pm
12Noon & 3pm
See below for group other tour options, including VIP tours, charters, step-ons and educational programming.
Bus Tour Tickets
Includes General Admission. Prices subject to change.
$0 / Infant
Book a private VIP tour to take your Yukon wildlife experience to the next level:
Exclusive Experiences are a 2.5 hour private VIP experience with behind-the-scenes access or an animal feeding experience.
Photography Tours get serious photographers into several behind-the-scenes areas over the 3 hour VIP tour to capture spectacular photos.
Group Tour Options
Check out some of the other tour options for groups of all kinds:
More Group Tour Options
The Preserve offers charter and step-on tours for large groups. Perfect for conference groups, tour groups, and more.
Community Group Programming:
Explore the options or child and youth groups, including camps, recreational programming groups, and more.
Community Group Programming
The Preserve offers deep discounts for Yukon students to visit the Preserve – as well as 1/2 and full day programs for Yukon classes.
Good to Know
Weather at the Preserve can be quite different from downtown. The Preserve does not open when its below -35c.
YWP Weather Station
Cold Weather Policy
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Directions and Transportation
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