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This National Parks preservation is well worth the visit. We arrived late and time was at a premium but it really provided a good glimpse of what paddlewheel travel entailed and how it met the needs of the whitehorse to Dawson City route.
We absolutely loved our tour. We were very impressed with all the local knowledge imparted along the way and loved the sense of humour of our commentator. We learned more aboard the Klondike than during the rest of our stay in the area.
We hadn't planned on visiting the Klondike, but stopped in one afternoon. After watching the steamboat and Yukon River history movie in the tent, we were hooked. It was very interesting to wander around the ship and the staff on duty were happy to answer...More
It was intriguing to learn that sternwheelers plied these rivers, and how this was accomplished.
Unfortunately, they are working on the first class rooms were not accessible. (However we were told that Google Street Views did have 360° views.)
Nevertheless, it was great to wander...More
As you have to report to the office first we expected to have to pay for the experience but it is free. You can join a tour with a guide at two times during the day or purchase a self guided pamphlet for $2 but...More
If you like history and learning about the North, this is the place for you. Being able to go aboard the Klondike and seeing what it was like to travel by paddlewheeler was quite interesting. All of the guides I talked to were very friendly...More
The visit to this boat includes a good movie and a walk around the boat. We did the self guided tour. It was fun to see the common rooms and cargo area and the engine room set up as they were when the boat traveled...More