Muktuk Adventures in Whitehorse Yukon
Muktuk Adventures Whitehorse Yukon Bed and Breakfast B&B Sled Dog Tours Lodgings Accommodations


Hosts: Frank Turner and Anne Tayler

Accommodations: 4 cabins.

Address: P.O. Box 20716, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada Y1A 7A2

Telephone: (867) 668-3647

Fax: (867) 633 4200

Activities/Attractions: Owned and operated by Frank Turner and Anne Tayler, Muktuk Kennels is located on the Takhini River, close to the "old Dawson Trail", the Takhini Hotsprings and the Yukon Quest Trail. The ranch is surrounded by panoramic views of the mountains in the Ibex Valley, the Laberge Hills and Haeckel Hill.

Nestled into an ox-bow on the river, the 100-acre ranch is bordered on three sides by the river. This location is ideal for mushing in the winter, and for canoeing and swimming in the summer. There are a wide range of activities you can participate in during your stay at Muktuk. With all the dogs, horses, hiking trails, swimming holes and canoes, you will have many options to choose from. And then there's the peace and quiet!

  • Beautiful 100-acre ranch, surrounded by the Takhini River on three sides
  • Frogs, fish, deer, moose and beaver all inhabit the woods on and around the ranch
  • Great hiking and biking trails
  • Great spots for canoeing and swimming
  • Only 25 minutes to downtown Whitehorse

"Enjoyed it so much! Obvious how much you love your dogs."

"Totally inspiring day."

"What a wonderful afternoon! Thank you so much, Frank. We'll never forget you, your dogs ... the whole experience."

"What a peaceful area and wonderful dogs!"

"Thank you for your hospitality and the wonderful tour."

"Absolutely wonderful!"

"Thank you for letting us stay in this beautiful place. Your hospitality was really great!"


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"A place for people who love dogs."
Muktuk Adventures Lodge

Muktuk Adventures Bedroom

Muktuk Adventures Cabin

Muktuk Adventures Interior

Muktuk Adventures Wilderness

Muktuk Adventures Dogs

General Information: Welcome to Muktuk Adventures ... where we offer accommodation in our main lodge and in cozy, rustic cabins around our 100-acre ranch. You can stay at our ranch by the day or by the week. Our main lodge, on the shores of the Takhini River in the beautiful Ibex Valley, Yukon. Muktuk is a unique B&B, ideal for people who love dogs.

We have over 100 dogs to keep you company. And, in case you are wondering, they are very quiet, except at feeding and walking times. We always put the well-being of our dogs first. Our commitment to dogs is much more than just words: our actions demonstrate that it is an ongoing practice and a long-standing tradition at Muktuk.

  • Our cabins can accommodate up to 4 adults
  • Families are welcome at Muktuk
  • Pets are also welcome, but must be on a leash or in the cabin at all times
  • We have one larger cabin, with two bedrooms, for up to 6 people
  • Shower, internet and phone available in the main lodge
  • Cedar sauna is also available

Cabin features:

  • sitting area
  • simple cooking device
  • wood stove & wood supply
  • fire extinguisher & first aid kit
  • dining table
  • 3 or 4 beds
  • propane and/or oil lamps

Frank's commitment to dog care has been recognized by the veterinarians of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race – he was awarded the very first Yukon Quest Vet's Choice Award for humane and excellent dog care, in 1991. He received the award again in 2001, making him one of only two mushers to receive the award twice.

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in CAD Dollars).

$65-85/night
$375-500/week