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S.S. Klondike

Whitehorse, Yukon, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
+1 867-336-2733
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Imagine life on the Yukon River during the Klondike.

Imagine life on the Yukon River during the Gold rush. The S.S. Klondike shows how those with money... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Camarillo, California
Feels like living history!

I really enjoy the SS Klondike and I live locally and have visited several times. Visiting is free... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Heidi v
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imagine life on the Yukon River during the Gold rush. The S.S. Klondike shows how those with money traveled. Then down the river bank the Yukon River flows and I could only imagine how others traveled on makeshift rafts downriver to Dawson. Mighty fine that...More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoy the SS Klondike and I live locally and have visited several times. Visiting is free but they accept donations. They offer a brochure for $5 I believe offering the history of the boat with numbered sections corresponding to numbered parts of the...More

Thank Heidi v
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you love paddle wheelers or have never been on one, I recommend you do the tour if you have the time. Otherwise you can take a nice free walk along the river and just look at it and pick up a history book.

Thank Big D Y
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Opens only in summer (mid May to mid Sept), in late Sept we could just view the nice-looking big vessel (64 m long x 12.5 m wide) from the outside and read the displays. The location on the river bank was neat with a few...More

Thank GabyVM
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The story's are great, the ship looks magnificent on a sunny day, with a blue sky, but on a grey day in the cold drizzle, its just a hulk. I can see that Yukon doesn't want to pay for yet another visitor centre, but thats...More

1  Thank Stevethearchitect
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I really enjoy exploring the ship. There are two levels of it and it has all the setup like it was when it was being used.

Thank Olya S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We visited in September and site was officially closed. However it was still possible to walk around the ship and read the explanation signs.Beautifully restored.

Thank Blok
Reviewed 8 October 2017

After watching a very interesting movie, we did a self guided tour of the paddle wheeler. It is very well set up for a self guided tour. Unfortunately you can no longer go to the upper level due to safety concerns. The displays of the...More

Thank Travellers5710
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The Klondike is pretty impressive at first view and is interesting to look around. It’s a shame the tours were closed for the season as I would’ve liked to see more!

Thank Lizalang1
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Interesting but not worth an extended visit. Good job of restoration but other than photo op not much to do and see.

Thank The2TravelingFools
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30 April 2017|
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Response from KenV48 | Reviewed this property |
i think it was $5.00 each.. the top floor is not acessable due to a dangorous ladder.. it is History at its best.