Paddle the Rivers of

the yukon and NWT


  Operating out of Whitehorse & Mayo

Alkan Air specializes in flying canoers, kayakers and rafters into rivers that can only be accessed by air across the Yukon and Northwest Territories.

Alkan Air has floatplane bases in both Whitehorse and Mayo.  Our floatplane fleet consists of an a DeHavilland Single Otter, a Cessna Caravan, and a DeHavilland Beaver.   All of the floatplanes in the fleet are certified to carry externally loaded canoes and kayaks.  

 The rivers we fly paddlers into include but are not limited to:

  • Wind River
  • Snake River
  • Bonnet Plume River
  • Hart River
  • Nahanni River 
  • Mountain River
  • Keele River
  • Hess River
  • Beaver River
  • Yukon River
  • Big Salmon River
  • Liard River
  • Coal River
  • Jennings River
  • Wolf River
  • McNeil River
  • Nisutlin River

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