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Emerald Lake, Yukon

Emerald Lake, Yukon: Our most recommended tours and activities

Wild Adventure Yukon + Summit Tour

1. Wild Adventure Yukon + Summit Tour

Follow in the footsteps of the 1898 Gold Rush stampeders as you head into the Yukon on this guided tour from Skagway. Catch views of the White Pass Railroad and glacier-covered mountains and cross the border into Canada. Start your adventure by traveling up the Klondike Highway and taking in the passing wildlife and waterfalls. Once into Canada, you'll pass through the subarctic alpine tundra of the Tormented Valley, with views of Summit Lake. Continue through B.C. and stop at Canadian customs at Fraser, and the Yukon Territory. Enjoy a photo opportunity at the British Columbia and Yukon signs. As we continue up the Klondike Highway, guests will get to experience Wild Adventure Yukon (formerly Caribou Crossing). Your entry allows you the chance to walk around this historic & fun filled complex, play with puppies at the petting zoo, learn about the Klondike & Yukon at the museum, and also enjoy a huge family-style bbq lunch (vegetarian options available).

Yoho National Park: Self Guided Driving Audio Tour

2. Yoho National Park: Self Guided Driving Audio Tour

Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal tour guide, audio tour, and map all in one. Once downloaded, your tour begins in the town of Lake Louise. From here, you’ll head toward the Yoho National Park entrance and hear about one of the most colorful figures from its history: Tom Wilson. Next, why not snap a selfie beside the Now Entering British Columbia Sign, which just so happens to sit directly on the Great Continental Divide! As you cruise through the picturesque Kicking Horse Pass, you’ll find out how it got its unusual name. After that, you’ll admire the serene Wapta Lake and have the option of trekking to the secluded and picturesque Sherbrooke Lake. Take in views of Cathedral and Mount Stephen as you drive, which stand as sentinels, guarding tales of time past. Stop for photos at the Spiral Tunnel Viewpoint, which offers a testament to human engineering amidst nature’s grandeur. Then you’ll cruise toward a towering waterfall known as Takakkaw Falls, hearing about elusive mountain peaks, sprawling icefields, and terrifying avalanches along the way. Returning from Takakkaw Falls, you’ll delve into the discoveries of Charles Doolittle Walcott and the world-renowned Burgess Shale, which changed scientists’ understanding of the world forever. After hearing more about how this happened, you’ll pay a visit to the Natural Bridge – nature's own architectural masterpiece. At last, you’ll arrive at Emerald Lake, the perfect spot to rest after an exciting journey. Your tour concludes here.

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What people are saying about Emerald Lake, Yukon

Overall rating

4.5
(2 reviews)

Our tour guide was very friendly and shared plenty of information regarding the sites that we seen. He was very knowledgeable and the scenery was amazingly beautiful. We absolutely loved the tour and would definitely go again.