Things to do in HAINES JUNCTION with kids

The Yukon is an incredibly magical place. The stunning mountains, the rich history, the clear as crystal lakes, and the fascinating wildlife, all come together to create one of the most unique places to visit with kids!

There is so much wildlife to be seen, but to guarantee a sighting take the kids to places like Yukon Wildlife Preserve, where they can learn all about them too.

In 1896 gold was discovered in the klondike area, and it changed forever! Kids will just LOVE exploring a true frontier, where they can really embrace the history with Goldbottom Mine Tours the Dawson City Museum and the oldest building in Whitehorse - the Old Log Church Museum!

To really get an understanding of the sheer size of the Yukon, you can’t go past transport tours. The unique experience of the Klondike Spirit Paddleboat or the once-in-a-lifetime journey on the White Pass Railroad are not to be missed. Kids will love sitting back and taking it all in!

A destination that might not be high on the family list, but one that could provide the more memorable adventures the family will ever have! A truly unique and historical experience.

Showing results 1 - 15 of 15

  • Kluane Museum of Natural History

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (65 miles) Burwash Landing

    Kluane Museum of Natural History offers a world-class wildlife exhibit along with displays on the Southern Tutchone people and the many plant species that make their home in the national park. The ...

  • Yukon Wildlife Preserve

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (74 miles) Whitehorse

    700 acres covering 7 distinct habitats teeming with northern Canadian wildlife, ready to give families amazing wildlife encounters in the Yukon!

  • Canada Games Centre

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (81 miles) Whitehorse

    Indoor recreation fun in the city of Whitehorse, with 3 floors of activities for all ages! From fitness tracks, an aquatic centre and Kids Club!

  • Takhini Hot Springs

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (82 miles) Whitehorse

    Takhini Hot Springs offers you a range of recreational activities in every season of the year. You can soak, swim and relax in the natural mineral waters of our two connected hot pools.

  • Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (82 miles) Whitehorse

    Embark on a prehistoric journey into the past when woolly mammoths and scimitar cats used to roam Beringia. These large mammals of an age long ago are recalled in the First Nations legends of ...

  • Yukon Horseback Adventures

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (82 miles) Whitehorse

    There is a lot to see and enjoy at the Emerald Lake Ranch. A time to relax and enjoy the PEACE & QUIET. A place to get away from it all.

  • Yukon Transportation Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (82 miles) Whitehorse

    The Yukon Transportation Museum acquires, preserves and studies the history and material culture of Yukons transportation modes and interprets this history in an educational manner for all Yukoners ...

  • S.S. Klondike National Historic Site of Canada

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (83 miles) Whitehorse

    The S.S. Klondike pays tribute to an era of riverboat transportation and the inland water transportation system that linked the Yukon to the outside world before the advent of roads.

  • Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (83 miles) Whitehorse

    The Chilkoot Trail was designated a national historic site because of the role it played in the mass movement of people to the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush. The Chilkoot Trail has been ...

  • Old Log Church Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (83 miles) Whitehorse

    The Old Log Church is one of the oldest buildings in Whitehorse, and now is an amazing museum where families can explore the hidden treaters of the early pioneers!

  • Nahanni River Adventures

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (83 miles) Whitehorse

    Experience the best in Canada and Alaska adventure travel with a white water rafting or canoeing vacation with us on one of the top 20 Canadian and Alaskan rivers!

  • MacBride Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (83 miles) Whitehorse

    Conveniently located in downtown Whitehorse, the MacBride Museum is the place to start your Yukon adventure.

  • White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (83 miles) Whitehorse

    Enjoy a ride on the "Scenic Railway of the World", built during the gold rush and takes you through some incredible scenery! A fun narrow gauge railroad in the Yukon.

  • Whitehorse Waterfront Trolley

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (83 miles) Whitehorse

    Visitors to downtown Whitehorse can park and ride the beautifully restored bright yellow 1925 Waterfront Trolley. The trolley departs northbound from Rotary Peace Park, across from the SS Klondike, ...

  • Sky High Wilderness

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (84 miles) Whitehorse

    Whether you want a taste of traditional Yukon activities or a full fledged adventure into the back country, you will have a trip that is not only exciting, but memorable with large variety of dogsled ...