Location
Yukon, Canada
Drive-in Access
All-Inclusive?
All-inclusive lodges include:
  • accommodation
  • all equipment/gear/tackle
  • boats and fuel
  • guiding
  • all meals
  • fish processing (unless fishing is catch-and-release only)
See below to find out exactly what is included in the price.
Fishing
freshwater (lakes), freshwater (rivers),
Guided + Unguided
2:1 guest-to-guide ratio
Fly fishing
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Overview

Nestled on the shores of Dezadeash Lake, bordering Kluane National Park, Dalton Trail Lodge beckons adventurers to experience the Yukon’s pristine wilderness while enjoying top-notch luxury and service. Established in 1987 by Trix and Hardy Ruf, this family-run lodge has been offering a unique blend of outdoor activities for over three decades. Guests are welcomed to a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere with breathtaking scenery, ensuring a memorable escape into the heart of Canada’s wilderness.

What makes us unique:

  1. Remote Wilderness Setting
  2. Hiking

What We Catch

List
Species Availability Calendar
  • 32941 1Trout - Lake
  • 32943 2Northern Pike
  • 32945 3Arctic Grayling
  • 32947 4Trout - Rainbow
  • 32949 5Dolly Varden
  • 32951 6Salmon - Chinook (King)
  • 32953 7Salmon - Sockeye (Red)
  • 32955 8Salmon - Coho (Silver)
SpeciesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Trout - Lake
Northern Pike
Arctic Grayling
Trout - Rainbow
Dolly Varden
Salmon - Chinook (King)
Salmon - Sockeye (Red)
Salmon - Coho (Silver)

Our season runs from 1st May to 30th October.

Packages/prices

Estimated PER-DAY fishing vacation rate:

US$359.79
CA$491.67
£284.09
€331.66

PER PERSON

4 nights / 3 days fishingFishing Packages
US$2,085.54
CA$2,850.00
£1,646.76
€1,922.51
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5 nights / 4 days fishingFishing Packages
US$2,488.02
CA$3,400.00
£1,964.56
€2,293.53
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6 nights / 5 days fishingFishing Packages
US$2,890.49
CA$3,950.00
£2,282.36
€2,664.54
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7 nights / 6 days fishingFishing Packages
US$3,292.96
CA$4,500.00
£2,600.15
€3,035.55
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7 nights / 6 days fishingFishing Packages

Sept. 23 - Sept. 30th Only

US$2,158.72
CA$2,950.00
£1,704.55
€1,989.97
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7 nights / 6 days fishingFishing Packages

All Inclusive

US$4,976.03
CA$6,800.00
£3,929.12
€4,587.05
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NOTES

  • Additional nights will be $550.00 CAD
  • We offer a 50 % discount for children 16 and under!

Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include taxes, gratuities, or fishing license/stamp.

This lodge charges in $CAD.
Prices that have been converted to your chosen currency are based on today’s exchange rate. This lodge charges in $CAD, so the amount billed to you may be different than the converted value shown here. Source: openexchangerates.org

What's Included?

How many hours of guided fishing?

Return transportation:

If YES, the lodge covers all transportation costs to and from the Travel Destination. If NO, you are responsible for all costs getting to and from the lodge.

Equipment / gear / tackle / bait:

Fish processing:

Cleaning, filleting, vacuum packing and refrigerated (or frozen) storage.

All meals / snacks / non-alcoholic drinks:

Alcohol:

Deposit required: $1000

Balance due: 30 Days Prior


-Cancellation up to 90 days prior to arrival: we return down payment
-Cancellation 89 to 30 days prior to arrival: down payment is owed and will not be returned
-Cancellation 29 days or less prior to arrival: full amount is owed


Payment Methods Accepted
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Weather

°C / MM
°F / IN.

Temperature, °C

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

mm

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 105 miles from the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
-11
-20
10.8
Feb
-6
-16
5.6
Mar
-1
-13
3.6
Apr
7
-4
2.5
May
14
1
6.7
Jun
19
6
21.4
Jul
20
8
28
Aug
19
7
21.8
Sep
12
3
18.1
Oct
4
-3
14.5
Nov
-5
-13
15.9
Dec
-9
-17
11

Temperature, °F

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

inches

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 105 miles from the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
12
-3
0.42
Feb
20
3
0.22
Mar
30
9
0.14
Apr
45
25
0.1
May
57
35
0.26
Jun
66
43
0.84
Jul
69
47
1.1
Aug
65
45
0.86
Sep
54
37
0.71
Oct
40
27
0.57
Nov
22
9
0.62
Dec
17
2
0.43

ACCOMMODATIONS

Description

Dalton Trail Lodge provides a comfortable and inviting retreat with a range of accommodation options. The main lodge boasts two double and eight single rooms, each featuring a private washroom. Additionally, four cabins offer ten double rooms, ensuring a variety of choices for guests. The lodge’s commitment to cleanliness and the serene surroundings of Dezadeash Lake contribute to a tranquil atmosphere for a restful stay.

Details

Corporate buyout:

A corporate buyout is a single group booking the entire lodge. Often done for executive retreats.

WiFi available:

Maximum capacity:

30

Average travel time to fishing grounds:

Amenities

Dalton Trail Lodge prides itself on providing guests with a unique blend of comfort and wilderness experiences. Despite its remote location, the lodge offers a range of modern amenities. Each room is equipped with a private washroom, including a shower or bath. The lodge generates its own power (110 volts) and provides essential communication tools like a satellite phone/fax and high-speed satellite internet access. Guests can unwind in the library, complete with satellite TV, enjoy the fully-licensed bar, relax on the large sun deck, or engage in friendly competition in the games room. For added convenience, the lodge offers laundry services. The well-established lodge, operating since 1986, is currently owned by Thomas Staub and Hardy & Trix Ruf, ensuring a legacy of quality service.

Meals

At Dalton Trail Lodge, your culinary experience matches the grandeur of the surrounding wilderness. With a commitment to unparalleled service, the lodge provides unique and exceptional meals for its guests. Amidst the remoteness, guests can savor fine dining, including the catch of the day prepared to perfection. The dining experience is a highlight, complementing the day’s adventures. Guests can anticipate delicious meals that celebrate the bounty of the Yukon, making each dining experience a memorable part of the overall journey. The lodge’s catch and release policy, with exceptions for fish designated for shore lunches or dinners, as well as smoked salmon to take home, underscores a sustainable and sensational approach to the fishing experience. Every evening, the lodge’s staff collaborates with guests to customize their next day’s fishing adventure, ensuring a tailored and successful experience for everyone.

Other Activities

While fishing is a prime attraction, Dalton Trail Lodge offers a diverse array of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. From hiking and ATVing to wildlife watching and canoeing, guests can immerse themselves in the natural wonders of Kluane National Park. The lodge’s strategic location also provides access to more than 20 different waters, allowing visitors to explore the Yukon’s beauty in various ways.

BOATS

Description

The lodge provides well-maintained 16-foot aluminum boats with 15 HP 4-stroke engines, offering guests the means to explore the pristine waters of Dezadeash Lake and beyond. Whether for fishing excursions or leisurely lake exploration, these boats ensure a seamless and enjoyable aquatic experience amidst the stunning Yukon landscapes.

Details

Bathroom:

n/a

Heated cabins:

n/a

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Whitehorse International Airport, Yukon

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Planning a trip to Dalton Trail Lodge is facilitated by its strategic location and accessible transportation options. With daily flights to the Yukon, including a non-stop flight from Frankfurt, Germany, the lodge is well-connected. International travelers, including those from the US, are advised to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) to enter Canada. Detailed trip planning information ensures a smooth journey, including an option for an overnight stay in Vancouver at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel, providing a luxurious and convenient stopover.

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