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George Black (Dawson City) Ferry

Ferry service has started for the season.

How to use the ferry

The ferry operates:

24 hours per day until mid-September

12 hours a day from mid-September to mid-October.

 

The average ferry crossing is six to seven minutes with variations between morning and night traffic flow.

 

RVs and other motor vehicles can also cross on the ferry, though they may have a wait a bit longer, depending on demand.

 

The ferry typically ceases operation the first week of October, depending on ice and weather conditions. For historical operational data about the George Black Ferry, please refer to George Black Ferry Stats.

 

For more information about the George Black Ferry, please contact the Dawson City Visitor Information Centre at (867) 993-5566.

 

 

Ross River (Pelly Barge) Ferry

How to use the ferry

The Pelly Barge ceased operations for the summer season on October 12, 2017.

The ferry operates:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (with an hour-long break between noon and 1:00 PM), 7 days a week

It usually ceases operations in mid-to-late October, depending on ice and weather conditions.