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S.S. Klondike

Whitehorse, Yukon, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 19 Attractions in Whitehorse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Columbus
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

This is a self-guided tour with a brochure that is detailed and there are signs through out the boat. If you ever wondered what it was like to travel back at the turn of the last century and even up to the 1950's, this is the place to see what luxury was like back then. We found the boat to... More

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Butte, Montana, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We took a self guided tour of this boat. It was very interesting to see what the inside looked like and what it transported so many years ago. There was Park personnel available to answer any questions. I would go see this again.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Definitely do the Parks Canada tour on this historic paddle wheeler! It's one of 3 remaining paddle wheelers you can view that are still around from the days of '98 (1898 that is). The 1 hour tour is done extremely well for anyone who likes a bit of history and really wants to understand just why these were the Boeing... More

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Barrington, Illinois
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80 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a really nice historical site. The boat is restored so that you have a very good idea of what it was like to travel down/up the river on the Klondike. Short intro movie helps a lot by putting it into context. But the star of the show is the restoration. I can just picture myself as a first... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a lovely piece of history and well worth the time to walk there and tour the ship. The video in the little theatre is interesting and adds to the local history and knowledge.

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Minden, Germany
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5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

we particularly enjoyed the short introductory movie on the history of the SS Klondike. it makes the ship come to life. Everything is well kept and clean.

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Kamloops, Canada
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257 reviews 257 reviews
71 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

its was only about 100 years ago, that steam was the only power they had. now look at it. anyways, very nicely re-stored. glad they took the time to save a very important part of history. its a free attraction.

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Kemptville, Canada
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

For a free attraction, this is pretty amazing. The short film in the tent is a must see. We learned a great deal about travel on the Yukon river back in the gold rush days. It’s a great location and makes for an enjoyable couple of hours. My tax dollars well spent. Afterwards you can walk the boardwalk along the... More

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Langley, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

What an amazing stern wheeler! One could almost hear the voices from the past as we toured the decks. If only its walls could speak. The site where this ship is dry docked is really impressive with the beautiful surrounding view and the park alongside it allowed for an enjoyable picnic. You will be very impressed with this tour as... More

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Candiac
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

A a parks Canada site. The paddle wheeler has been beautifully restored to its original state. Excellent movie about the the functions of the riverboats and life on the river. Well with a visit.

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