Yukon-Tours – the traditional sailing ketch Yukon – offers daily cruises on the calm Huon River and overnight cruises on Tasmania’s beautiful waterways.
On the popular 90 min. Calm River Cruise you become a part of the experience as you hoist sail, explore the cozy cabins under deck or simply sit back enjoy the timeless feeling and the beauty of the Huon Valley.
The overnight cruise is an unique opportunity to take a comfortable, low-impact holiday and feel the amazing sensation of a wooden ship under sail at sea. Destinations as Bruny Island, Port Davey or Maria Island just to mention a few.
Build of oak in 1930, the privately owned Danish sailing ship Yukon was rescued by Australian shipwright David Nash and his Danish wife Ea Lassen from the bottom of a harbor near Copenhagen 1998. After a five years restoration program, the family has operated Yukon as a charter vessel, first in Europe and now in Australia.
Yukon-Tours accommodates up to 30 day guests and 8 overnight guests.
Overall length 22.0 m / Beam 4.7 m / Draft 2.3 m.
Under Australian Survey.
Accredited Licensed Operator, Parks & Wildlife Service
From $3000 to $3600
Sail aboard Yukon in the heart of Tasmanian World Heritage wilderness. At the bottom of the world, a little known paradise of intricate waterways, white beaches and crystalline ridges rising sharply from the Southern Ocean has captured the imagination of adventurers for centuries.
The beautifully restored 80 year-old ketch Yukon invites guests on a picturesque cruise.
Three cruise options are available:
1. Embark Yukon in Franklin sail out to Port Davey
disembark Yukon and fly back to Hobart. 7 days.
2.Fly out to Port Davey embark Yukon, sail in Port Davey Harbour, disembark Yukon and fly back to Hobart. 3 days.
3. Fly out to Port Davey embark Yukon and sail back with Yukon. 7 days.
From $45 to $50
Sail the beautifully restored 80 year-old a Scandinavian tall ship “Yukon” on the Huon River.
No prior sailing experience needed. Duration: 90 minutes (approximately).
From $1500 to $1800
Sail aboard Yukon in ‘The Channel’. This partially sheltered water way nestled between the Tasmanian mainland and Bruny Island has a myriad of anchorages and secluded beaches.
An ideal opportunity for a short break. This overnight voyage is a good introduction to coastal cruising in one of Tasmania’s premier natural features.
You can choose to book on one of the set up cruises or if you are traveling with a group of family/friends you can charter the whole ship.Family Friendly Public Toilet
Sail aboard Yukon into the heart of Tasmanian World Heritage wilderness. At the bottom of the world, a little known paradise of intricate waterways, white beaches and crystalline ridges rising sharply from the Southern Ocean has captured the imagination of adventurers for centuries.
The beautifully restored 80 year-old ketch Yukon invites guests on a picturesque trip from Franklin to Port Davey and back.