The big white S.S. Klondike sternwheeler on the banks of the Yukon River attracts visitors in Whitehorse, Yukon to explore the exciting history of the Yukon River. The Klondike welcomes guests to return to the romantic days of the riverboats. Find out how the ship worked, what it carried and how people spent their days aboard the vessel. Locate the geocache or try the game of quoits. After your visit to the riverboat, round out the adventure with one of the many attractions along the Whitehorse waterfront.


  • ​Roam the decks of an authentic sternwheeler

    The days of ferrying everything up and down the Yukon River are gone but you can still explore the S.S. Klondike. Wander the freight deck, inspect the paddlewheel and admire the scenery of the Yukon River valley from the sun deck.

  • Take a guided tour

    Join one of our passionate interpreters who will bring the days of the riverboats to life. Let their knowledge and enthusiasm heighten your experience as you explore the S.S. Klondike together.

  • ​Red chairs

    Red Chairs are intended to provide opportunities to experience the most unique and treasured places within Canada. Seek out our “Red Chairs” and share your experience through social media and other communication channels.

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