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.
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.
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.
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.