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S.S. Klondike

Whitehorse, Yukon, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
+1 867-336-2733
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A Historic Sternwheeler on the Riverbank (opens in summer only)

Opens only in summer (mid May to mid Sept), in late Sept we could just view the nice-looking big... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Jakarta, Indonesia
Its just a hulk with a viewing platform

The story's are great, the ship looks magnificent on a sunny day, with a blue sky, but on a grey... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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Whitehorse, Yukon, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
+1 867-336-2733
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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 21 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 18 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 9 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 7 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
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The S.S. Klondike is a definite must see. The largest remaining stern wheeler in the Northwest. Parks Canada has done an excellent job of restoring the ship to its mid twentieth century grandeur. One of only 3 remaining River Boats in the Yukon and Northwestern...More

Thank wigsy
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It is free and you get a video showing the history of the Yukon River. Self guided tour around the ship.

Thank Jean W
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The SS Klondike is the last of the huge sternwheelers that ran the rivers of the Yukon during the gold rush. Now a historic site, on the banks of the river. If you are interested in the history, there is lots to see on the...More

Thank Poul O
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1 May 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.