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Takhini River Lodge

Whitehorse, Yukon


At a Glance

  • Small personal lodge in a beautiful location

  • Perfect spot for viewing the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights

  • Stay in the Aurora Room for the possibility of viewing the Northern Lights from your bed

  • Open year round and particularly good for winter snow getaways

  • Wholesome home cooked food and a welcoming feel

Adventure, Wildlife

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Takhini River Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Yukon


Designed with Northern Lights viewing in mind, Takhini River Lodge is idyllically set in 100 acres of land at the end of a rural road and offers an intimate setting to view this breathtaking phenomena in warmth and comfort

Whether you are visiting Yukon in summer or winter, a stay at Takhini River Lodge will surely enhance your experience.

Jean Marc and Christiane offer a welcoming home from home environment with a cosy lounge with open fireplace, comfy sofas and TV and a North orientated dining room with wide and high windows for capturing the slightest hint of Northern Lights. This is place to relax in comfort in rural Yukon.

The lodge offers four very comfortable en suite bedrooms, all tastefully themed. The Aurora Room is North orientated to affords the best possible views of the Aurora from the comfort of the guests bed

So whether you visit for the fantastic views, fresh air and local walking in summer or come for the abundant snow activities in winter, you are ensured a warm welcome and one of the best chances of experiences one of the natural world's most breathtaking spectacles, the Northern Lights!


The lodge offers four beautifully appointed guest rooms each with its own en-suite bathroom.

Each room features high speed wireless internet, ceiling fan, high quality mattress with goose down feather duvets, fine linens, towels, spa quality bath products and hair dryer.


Children aged 10 years old and over are welcome to come and stay at Takhini River Lodge.


From December to April the lodge offers winter packages including dog sledding, snowmobiling and ice fishing.

Northern Light viewing is possible year round, however, the winter clear skies often bring the best lights although it is extremely cold. The meadow outside the lodge offers an ideal spot for Northern Lights viewing.


Transfers to and from Whitehorse airport can be arranged

Breakfast is included for all guests. Christiane can also serve a one menu dinner of three courses on request. Christiane cooks fresh local products with her French “tour de main”. They can also accommodate allergies and specific needs.

Location & Directions

Whitehorse, Yukon

Takhini River Lodge is idyllically set in 100 acres of land at the end of a rural road, 40 miles North of Whitehorse in Yukon.

When to go

The Lodge is accessible at all times of the year. October to March is the best time for Northern Lights viewing.

Summers, spanning June, July and August, are short but warm, even hot, with occasional thunderstorms. Many places are only open from May to September because, outside of these months, visitors are few, winters are long, dark and cold and many summer residents head south.

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Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Takhini River Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Yukon

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