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Claim 33 Gold Panning

Km 10 Bonanza Rd, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 867-993-6626
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So much Fun!

This was a Great experience I did not realize how hard it was to get a tiny bit of gold! The staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Castor, Alberta, Canada
fun way to pan for gold

We stopped here and got to pan for gold flecks. The staff collected what you panned and put them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dresden, Canada
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We are a combination gold panning & antique mining museum located in the heart of the Klondike Gold fields. Come learn how to pan. Current cost is $15.75/Pan including tax. Gold is guaranteed! There is no charge to visit our informal Museum and take photos if you wish. We are open mid May to mid September. We also feature gold nugget and mammoth ivory jewelry, northern books in several languages , souvenirs , and cold drinks and snacks. We rent pans and shovels for use at Claim #6 for a cost of $2.10/Each incl tax.(Visitors who pan at Claim 33 are not charged a rental fee for a pan and/or shovel to use at Claim 6) Lots of on site parking. Types of payment accepted: Cash, cheque, travelers' cheque, invoice, Debit, Visa ,and Mastercard.
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“water filled” (3 reviews)
“pay dirt” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Km 10 Bonanza Rd, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 867-993-6626
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a Great experience I did not realize how hard it was to get a tiny bit of gold! The staff was just great and so obliging!!

Thank Mickey059
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here and got to pan for gold flecks. The staff collected what you panned and put them in little vials for you to take home if you wanted. The gift shop is nice and has a lot of historic books and items in...More

Thank hmtimko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend this place for an introduction to gold panning, where you can't fail! Our 'guide' was friendly and good and you can't help be amazed at just how clever, and patient, those old prospectors were. After your lesson you get to put it into...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A pleasant setting with lots of artifacts to investigate. Danicà found her gold and had fun panning it out.

Thank Lenore R
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Lady who owns this claim is very knowledgable. This is a long standing family business. She was very friendly and told us the story of gold panning on her claim. Easy access via a good dirt road.

Thank red8921
Reviewed 11 August 2016

After striking out at "the Free Gold panning area" we came back to Claim 33, had a nice chat with the ladies very friendly, bought some "Pay dirt" and I was pleasantly surprised with the amount of gold in it as I've done this other...More

Thank H3383SJjohnv
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Claim 33 is found about 10 km from Dawson. You get there on a gravel road, but it is a good road. For about $15 (cheaper if you have a bigger group), you get a gold pan that contains some gravel and some gold. The...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 9 August 2016

On our way out of town toward Claim #6 (free gold panning claim), we stopped here to buy our gold pan. The ladies that run the store are awesome. We had a great chat with them. We did not partake in the gold panning demonstration,...More

Thank Marilou B
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Good and interesting activities, good to experience with small kids. Kids are really excited about panning gold. Credit cards were not accepted altough they had a sign about accepting credit cards. Anyway, nice to see!

1  Thank Kristi L
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Was such a wonderful place to stop. they teach you how to pan for gold and you get to take it home as a great souvenir. my 5 and 7 year old had such a wonderful time one of our greatest visits when we traveled...More

1  Thank Kerrs4ever
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17 July 2017|
Response from hmtimko | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do take Visa and MasterCard.
12 December 2016|
Response from Ginny H | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your inquiry. We offer a gold panning experience, but, most of our visitors just pan once.We do not do "wild panning" Our panning is done in troughs. If you pan with us, however, your panning experience... More