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S.S. Klondike

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Address: Whitehorse, Yukon, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
Phone Number: 8673362733
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Loved going through this ship! It was so interesting walking around, and seeing how and with what they loaded on board. Then going upstairs, you can see into the galley and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Courtenay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved going through this ship! It was so interesting walking around, and seeing how and with what they loaded on board. Then going upstairs, you can see into the galley and dining room, and it was like you stepped back in time. Thumbs up!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The explanatory video (on continuous loop) gave a good overview of the history of the sternwheeler, which made the tour of the ship itself all the more interesting. The sheer amount of cargo space was staggering, and it was fascinating to see all the different types of goods carried--large quantities of evaporated and powdered milk. Clearly there were not many... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No need to spend a lot of time here but if you have a chance it's worth a visit even if you just want to check it out from the outside. You can do a tour of the boat which I found interesting and helped put the region in perspective.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never been on a steamer, and this one has so much history. So interesting to see the different areas. The amount of weight these steamers held is unbelievable. I did not know until boarding it that passengers rode it. The two classes were not real luxury by todays standards. The history of the men that had to load... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved going back in time and venturing onto the SS Klondike! Its definitely a must-do upon your travels in Whitehorse. Stop in the tourist info shack before going aboard, you'll find a lot more information about the ship

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Thank Shana L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could ride a real sternwheeler up to Dawson City! Would beat the 7 hour bus ride I endured just two days ago. Well, if you cant travel the way they did 100 years ago, visiting this exhibit is the best you can do. Beautifully done by Parks Canada and featuring fine young and interesting guides, the boat... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to see this piece of history being well preserved - this did mean some areas were roped off because of ongoing work. The guide was excellent and provided a tremendous amount of information about both the ship and the Gold Rush.

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Vermilion, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to SS Klondike – stern wheeler. It is easy to find, as it is right in the downtown Whitehorse area. There was a large parking lot. We watched an 18 minute video in a tent in the parking lot. We toured the stern wheeler on our own after the video. Because we watched the video first, we could make... More 

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South Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great trip with an excellent commentary by a very enthusiastic local. It takes you to where the two mighty rivers meet, and past some historic sites.

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Nipawin, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought it was very interesting to see, but I was quite disappointed because of the fact that some areas were roped off. I did enjoy it though! Worth the visit!

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