This is history at its best to be able to walk around this great example of the paddle wheeler and hear the stories of the Klondike .
It was freezing when we went to visit. However it gave an impression on just how hard it would be to live in those times. The true spirit and the determination of the people who went before was inspiring. As the travel by river from Whitehorse to Dawson City it must have been hard in those days when you thought... More
The S.S. Klondike tour gives all visitors a glimpse of life in the Yukon in the 1900s. Great for kids and adults to learn about the history of travel in the Yukon and see and understand the workings and challenges of paddlewheelers.
There isn't really a lot to do here but marvel at the sight of one of the original paddle-wheelers that plied the waters of the Yukon River during the gold rush. The ship (is it called a ship?) is dry-docked and restored to it's former glory, fresh white paint and red trim on display. Nice photo op down by the... More
The staff were very friendly and the self guided tour was very informative. The boat is staged with period items many of them from when the Klondike was in use. Excellent spot for photos and to just sit and take in the scenery.
The self-guided tour of the S.S. Klondike provided a hands-on glimpse into the history of the region and a sense of the era. One could spend several hours or, in our case due to schedule, just a brief visit. Either way, one gains a insight into the rich history.
Only saw the outside but it is an example of Yukon history and the means of transportation years ago --quite wonderful
It was very interesting to find out about the history of the Klondike and the ships that carried the people to the gold fields. The officer at the information booth was also very informative and presented the details very professionaly.
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