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
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
Please select a tour service below to find out more information:
- Port Davey and South West Wilderness Cruises
- Calm Water Cruises
- Bruny Island and the D’Entrecasteaux Channel Cruises
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.
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).
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 three night voyage is a good introduction to coastal cruising in one of Tasmania's premier natural features.
- Half Day or Less