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Waterfront Trolley

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Address: 1127 Front St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0G5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 867-667-6355
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Visitors to downtown Whitehorse can park and ride the beautifully restored,...

Visitors to downtown Whitehorse can park and ride the beautifully restored, bright, yellow 1925 Waterfront Trolley. The trolley departs northbound from Rotary Peace Park, across from the S.S. Klondike, and southbound from Spook Creek Station. Passengers are welcome to disembark and re-board along the route at the various stations. This interpretive ride describes the Whitehorse waterfront’s fascinating history including the stories about the W.P. & Y.R. line and the mighty stern-wheelers that plied the Yukon River.

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fun way to see the riverfront

a reminder of a bygone era. The staff are dressed in period costume and regaled us with stories of the period. The trolley is the perfect way to see the riverfront and being able... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
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Ottawa
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

it was nice riding back and forth on it, but as per a transportation item - does not seem to have a timetable. The employees in costumes were a fun contribution

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Whitehorse, Canada
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Old train tracks are now the perfect way to enjoy a great view of Yukon River and dowtown Whitehorse, do not missed it

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Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

a reminder of a bygone era. The staff are dressed in period costume and regaled us with stories of the period. The trolley is the perfect way to see the riverfront and being able to hop on and off allows for further exploration.

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Thank cleopatraCapeTown
Victoria, Canada
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24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is an enjoyable ride back and forth. You can drop off and pick it up again on its next run, but make sure you have the schedule.

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Thank HaruWindsong
Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), Canada
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193 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little jumper... but would be nice if it moved a hair faster...lol. There needs to be more history on board about it and more talked about over the speaker. Great that this has been restored and is used... always good to see and be able to ride back in time. Cheers

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Thank bigcahoon
Gatineau, QC,
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We took the trolley ride --low price!!!. However, we were expecting a bit of a tour guide approach were someone would talk about the history of the trolley and of Whitehorse. This would have made the ride more interesting. However, nice for a family activity.

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Thank larinbrunette
Niagara Falls, Canada
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We paid the $5 round trip hop on hop off fee and away we went. It's a restored trolley that makes a circuit along the waterfront. Along the way the Conductor provides a narrative of points of interest. There are several stops and at each stop the conductor provides information regarding, things to see, do or places to eat in... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This attraction is not the best for train lovers. It is a very nice trolley but it goes really slow. It has several stops along the way. The stops are not the problem, but it stops and sits there for no apparent reasons. The seats are designed for very tiny people. Note however that it only costs $5 for a... More 

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Courtenay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The young drivers were very informative, and made the little rail and river front trip up and down very interesting. Definitely make use of the All Day ticket, as you can get on and off at the various stops. It's about 1/2 hour each way, so lots of time to see or do things at each stop.

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1 Thank jkeigler
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402 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

You would never think that Whitehorse would have an antique Portuguese trolley running through its waterfront area but it does. This little trolley was operated by members of the Frantic Follies Vaudeville show cast and they did a great job. You can actually buy tickets from them when you take the trip. Its a slow ride but you are on... More 

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