SEE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS IN THE YUKON
Watch the Northern Lights from your own private cottage
SEE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS IN THE YUKON
WHITEHORSE
4 Days AUGUST - APRIL

Located just outside Whitehorse, this award-winning 65-hectare property is away from the downtown light pollution, which means dark starry skies just waiting for the northern lights to begin their dance!
During the day, wide open spaces and the wildlife viewing that can happen right from your private front deck have made these cabins a favourite for photographers.

Nestle into one of the 7 private comfortable cabins, surrounded by nearby trails, wildlife viewing opportunities and as much exploring as suits you.

 

Tour Highlights
  •  Accommodation at Sundog Retreat in a private cottage with
    full amenities
  • 3 night of Aurora viewing in private cottage with north-
    facing windows, warm beverages and snacks, telescope and
    outdoor campfire
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • Free access to outdoor hot tub, indoor sauna and exercise
    room
  • Welcome basket with snacks and beverages
  • City tour – 3 hour exposure to the northern capital includes
  • Yukon First Nation heritage, Gold Rush history and downtown
    shopping
Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    THE YUKON, CANADA

  • When
    :

    AUGUST – APRIL

  • What
    :

    NATURE AND WILDLIFE

OPTIONAL TOURS

Half Day Dog Sledding (9am or 1pm)
The highlight of this excursion will be when you’ll run your own dog team for approximately 2 hours. Includes transfers, instruction, use of dogs and sled (2 person / sled), snacks and hot drinks

Half Day Snowmobile Driving (9.15am or 12.15pm)
After instructions and a trial run with your instructor you’ll be
driving your own machine over prepared trails through the incredible winter landscape of the Yukon. Includes transfers, instruction, the use of a snow machine (2 person / sled),

Ice Fishing & Show Shoeing Tour (12.30pm)
We’ll show you how to walk on snowshoes. With our fishing equipment we’ll walk onto the ice of the lake where we’ll fish through a hole in the ice. With some luck we catch a Lake
Trout or Grayling and pull it up from the hole. Includes transfers, snow shoes, angling equipment, blankets, snack and hot drinks.

Itinerary

You will be picked up at the airport and transferred to Sundog Retreat where you will be given a guided tour to Sundog Retreat. Your private cottage awaits you under the brilliant skies outside the glare of city lights. You will stop at the grocery store on the way to your cottage. Snacks and beverages greet your arrival, no matter what time of day or night.
Daytime wildlife sightings include deer, moose, birds, foxes and rabbits right outside your window.
When darkness falls, view the northern aurora from your cottage or from the heated aurora viewing centre, complete with outdoor campfire space. If the aurora are quiet you can enjoy a dazzling display of constellations with a telescope or your naked eye under the stars. Watch the aurora from the outdoor hot tub, or warm up from the cold in the indoor sauna. Let yourself experience the quiet of a northern night away from the city.
These aurora viewing options are available each night during your stay.

Leave at 10am for a 3 hour city tour with your private guide – wander on Main Street, see the healing totem pole, Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre, Visitor Reception Centre, Log Skyscraper, Log Church, Sternwheeler SS Klondike, and more.

Afternoon optional tour to make the most of your time in Yukon. Possible activities: Dogsledding, snowmobiling, Yukon Wildlife Preserve, Takhini Hot Springs, fishing or ice-fishing, glassblowing.

Evening aurora-viewing at Sundog Retreat.

Quiet days at Sundog Retreat – walk to the river, try snowshoeing, read a book, enjoy the hot tub and sauna. Or fill up your days with optional day tours! Evening aurora-viewing at Sundog Retreat

Check out by noon. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home with lots of wonderful Yukon memories.

Pricing and Inclusions
Prices and Inclusions
    SeasonTWINSINGLE
    15 Aug 18 – 13 Dec 18 $1,085$1,986
    14 Dec 18 – 06 Jan 19$1,280$2,161
    07 Jan 19 – 28 Mar 19$1,085$1,986
    Ice Fishing and Snow Shoeing$125 –

    Prices are per person and include all taxes

    Package Includes:

    • Accommodation at Sundog Retreat in a private cottage with
    full amenities
    • 3 night of Aurora viewing in private cottage with north-
    facing windows, warm beverages and snacks, telescope and
    outdoor campfire
    • Round-trip airport transfers
    • Free access to outdoor hot tub, indoor sauna and exercise
    room
    • Welcome basket with snacks and beverages
    • City tour – 3 hour exposure to the northern capital includes
    Yukon First Nation heritage, Gold Rush history and downtown
    shopping

    Not Included:

    • Flights to/from Whitehorse
    • Meals and Beverages, unless pre-booked at additional cost
    • Optional day tours & clothing rentals

    Optional Tours:

    • Half Day Dog Sledding
    • Half Day Snowmobile Driving
    • Half Day Ice Fishing & Show Shoeing Tour

    Note:

    • For constellation photography bring 35 mm SLR manual camera, ASA 400 film or faster, tripod and cable release
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