Klondike Gold Rush

Uniquely Yukon Experience
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Best time to visit May - Aug

In 1896, prospectors found gold in a creek near Dawson City. When the news got out, over 100,000 prospectors rushed to Dawson City, followed soon by Mounties, entrepreneurs and dancehall girls.

Today, the town is still abuzz - a lively place bursting with heritage sites and attractions. Come stroll the boardwalks with characters straight out of history. Tour historic buildings teeming with stories. Take in a show and whoop it up like a stampeder. Search for gold under the midnight sun. You may be surprised what you discover.

Klondike Gold Rush - Gerties
Klondike Gold Rush - First Nation
Klondike Gold Rush - Klondike Spirit
Klondike Gold Rush - Dawson City Tour
Klondike Gold Rush - Gold Scale
Klondike Gold Rush - Robert Service Cabin
Klondike Gold Rush - Gerties
Klondike Gold Rush - First Nation
Klondike Gold Rush - Klondike Spirit
Klondike Gold Rush - Dawson City Tour
Klondike Gold Rush - Gold Scale
Klondike Gold Rush - Robert Service Cabin

Klondike Gold Rush Itinerary:

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Around for a week?

From the Yukon River headwaters to the Klondike. Explore Whitehorse and continue north to historic Dawson City. Along the way, visit national historic sites, museums and cultural centres. Peel back the layers on one of the most captivating historic events of our time.

Around for a week?

From the Yukon River headwaters to the Klondike. Explore Whitehorse and continue north to historic Dawson City. Along the way, visit national historic sites, museums and cultural centres. Peel back the layers on one of the most captivating historic events of our time.

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