Welcome to Klondike Car Rental in Dawson City, Yukon

See the Yukon at your own leisure


Vehicle fleet of Ford Escapes

You can request any car you want to rent, 

as long as it's a Ford Escape.

Open June 1st to September 15th, 2019

Trips to Eagle Plains, Inuvik and Tuk 

are sold out and unavailable. 

These destinations will become

available again next season.

Car Rental Shuttle service 

now available for our customers (see details)


Day rental rate + insurance + km* + 5% GST (tax)

Day rental rates ranging from $90 to $125 per day 

(subject to availability. Please select "Book now" to consult calendar) 

Renter must agree to purchase the Klondike Car Rental Inc liability insurance for an additional daily fee of $35

The liability insurance is mandatory for the Northern Territories. $2000 deductible on insurance. 

Tires, windshield are renter's responsibility. Damaged tires must be replaced, not repaired due to liability. Windshield and tire replacement prices available upon request. Prices based on item, shipping and labor costs.

* For duration of rental: first 200 kilometers are free.

Additional kilometers will be charged at $0.20 per kilometer.

All service subject to 5% GST (tax). 


Pick up and Drop off of vehicle in Dawson City, YT only, no one-way rental, no exceptions. Vehicle must be returned to Dawson.

The vehicle is not insured or legal to travel in Alaska. 

For use within Canada only. 


Car Rental Shuttle service available ($10)

Airport or Downtown for our customers only.

Must select option and confirm shuttle prior to rental. 

If you wish to add this option to your existing booking, 

please do contact us by email with desired location, date and time for pick up.


Thank you for supporting local Dawson businesses


Rental Requirements

Must be aged 25 and over and properly licensed to operate a vehicle. 

Customers from out of the Yukon must present 2 valid pieces of identification with photo, one of which is government-issued, example: driver's license and passport.

International Driving Permit (IDP) required for Foreign Drivers.

The driver must present a valid credit card in their name. All rentals are subject to a minimum $500 credit card deposit. The driver's credit card must therefore have an available minimum balance of $500. Higher deposit amount may be required for multiple day or long term rentals.   

The customer agrees by their signature on the rental agreement to all terms and conditions. 

All drivers must be listed on rental agreement. 

An additional driver can be added at no extra cost.

Contact us for complete Terms and Conditions.

Rate and details may be subject to change.

We reserve the right to refuse service.

Dempster Highway up to Tombstone Park



Rental Car Driving Restrictions

Use not permitted:

  • outside of Canada
  • non-Government maintained roads
  • jeep trails 
  • gold fields 
  • mining roads 
  • Hunker Road
  • 40-Mile and 60-Mile mining areas
  • creeks and river crossings prohibited 
  • flooded road crossings prohibited
  • water crossings of any kind prohibited
  • to drivers not listed on rental agreement

Vehicle to be driven on government maintained roads only. 

River crossings by ferry permitted.

Drivers Responsibility

Renter will be responsible for all expenses incurred by unauthorized driver and/or unauthorized road travel including vehicle damage, water damage, mud damage, towing, emergency road assistance and all related labor costs.

No smoking or pets in vehicles.

Interior cleaning fee may be charged if vehicle requires extra cleaning and extra sanitizing upon its return.

Existing Inuvik/Tuktoyaktuk trip rentals: 

minimum 4 days due to road conditions and possible damage to vehicle. 


If Dempster highway has snow, ice or is closed due to poor weather conditions and visibility, the vehicle will not be allowed to go up the Dempster highway. This is for your safety. Stay informed of weather and road conditions.

Yukon Road Conditions

Links to Locally-owned TAXI and SHUTTLE


Make a Reservation

Travel to Inuvik and/or Tuktoyaktuk, NWT



Will be available again in 2020.

Select a car, dates and times


No Credit Card, deposit or "balance due" at time of booking*

*We do not process payment until day of rental

Book Now

Thank you!


Thank you for choosing a family-owned Dawson City business.

Safe travels!

Call us (867) 993-2929

Questions? Let us help, email us at:

OPEN daily - June 1 to September 15, 2019 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

64.041653, -139.399109


At the corner of Klondike Highway (YT-2) and 

Bonanza Creek Road

(Bonanza Gold Motel and RV park corner lot)

Thank you for your kind words

"Customer Service, Environment, Quality, Selection, Wait Time

Ken and Klondike Car Rental RULE!! Lovely man, goes out of his way to make sure that you are happy, and also goes above and beyond the call of duty! Genevieve, Ken's sidekick, is amazingly friendly, personable, and super helpful. Highly recommend! I wasn't well when I arrived in Dawson City...Ken literally held my hand and assisted me all the way. Too bad he's already taken...I would steal him!" -Jane

"Absolutely fantastic service. Extremely kind and understanding folks and Ken went above and beyond to make sure we got to the airport after returning our rental. Would without a doubt use again." -Janelle

"Thank you so much. Owing to your kind advice, I could see the arctic ocean and return back safely. I was much satisfied." -Kiyoshi

"This guy is great. Accommodating, understanding and flexible. He went the extra mile for us. Doesn’t try two bit you to death." -Joe