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The SS Moyie National Historic Site

Kootenay Lake, Kaslo, British Columbia V0G 1M0, Canada
+1 250-353-2525
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The Premier Attraction in Kaslo

Located on the beachfront in Kaslo, it is impossible to miss the SS Moyie. This old steam powered... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CoolCouple99
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Victoria, BC, Canada
Very interesting renovations

Our guides were especially knowledgable, since they had participated in the renovations. This... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
SharonVonk
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Bigfork, Montana
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Kootenay Lake, Kaslo, British Columbia V0G 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the beachfront in Kaslo, it is impossible to miss the SS Moyie. This old steam powered sternwheeler, which spent decades travelling up and down Kootenay Lake, has been beautifully restored. You can walk through the main deck, which has the boiler and steam...More

Thank CoolCouple99
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Our guides were especially knowledgable, since they had participated in the renovations. This brings the early era of steamship travel to life.

Thank SharonVonk
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The SS Moyie was closed until May. Fortunately, our email requesting a private tour for six was successful. They hurriedly setup most of the exhibit and a private tour guide, Allen, lead us through the vessel. His excellent knowledge against the backdrop of this historical...More

Thank JR98027
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Although the facility was closed we could still get a good view of the SS. Moyie. Since our last visit 32 years ago we could see the ship has had a serious overhaul. Interpretation in front of the ship needs upgrading but searching out this...More

Thank biancam595
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It is a setback in time when the SS Moyie steamboat was in service on Kootenay Lake. From fashion to dinner settings, old suitcases and horse carriages, everything is being displayed

Thank danielacarizzoni2016
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Took my kids here when I lived in Kaslo - a very informative trip through history. Very nicely restored and a great interpretive tour. For a small donation you can even toot the air horn!

1  Thank randy b
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We stopped at SS Moyie Historic Site on our way home to the Lower Mainland. So Worth the Stop. The locals have done a great job of Restoring this vessel. Lots to see & learn from bottom to top. You will see the love &...More

Thank Sandy11653
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the Moyie Sternwheeler museum, fantastic, awesome, fun, educational. It was a beautiful day, lots of sunshine. Kootenay Lake is beautiful to see from the Moyie. Enjoyed the nearby Kaslo, BC visitor center too.

Thank concertina61
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Kalso BC is a really neat town. Most of the buildings seem to be heritage buildings from the turn of the 19/20th century & they make it feel like a wild west town. However, there is a rear paddle steamer undergoing restoration & it is...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The oldest surviving stern wheeler in the world. Local people saved this wonderful old ship from demolition and have worked extremely hard to preserve the original grandness. Walk through the boxes of cargo, old cars ready to be unloaded and see the coal ready to...More

Thank Xcleeglee2015
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