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The Top 5 Tours in Skagway

The beautiful city of Skagway, Alaska has a little something for everyone. From train tours exploring the rich history of the town dating back to the Gold Rush to outdoor activities exploring Skagway's glaciers and nearby towns - we have a vareity of tours to offer you! Below are our top 5:

1. White Pass Summit Train Excursion - 3.5 hours, $119 per adult

Relax in vintage passenger coaches as you retrace the original route to the White Pass summit - an 2,865-foot elevation climb! Your ride will be fully narrated as you enjoy a breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles, and historic sites along the White Pass Railroad.  See the original Klondike Trail of 1898 worn into the rocks, a permanent tribute to the thousands of souls who passed this way in search of fortune.

2. Dogsled & Glacier Flightseeing Helicopter Tour - 2 hours, $509 per person

Whether it's the thrill of driving a sled, playing with puppies, flying through breathtaking scenery, or getting to be a part of the largest sub-arctic dog camp operation in the world - this excursion is for you! You’ll soar over stunning glaciers and snowfields before landing at the dog camp situated on the Denver Glacier.  A truly authentic Alaskan adventure, this outing enables you to meet the professional mushers and their friendly dogs that have made the Iditarod Dog Race famous!

3. Glacier Point Wilderness Safari - 6.5 hours, $219 per person

Your adventure begins with a 40-minute journey aboard one of our boats designed to provide an intimate viewing experience; keep a lookout for whales, seals, and cascading waterfalls while your Naturalist guide tells you more about the area. Upon arrival at Glacier Point beach, you will have a short, adventurous drive across the forested glacial moraines to our base camp. After a quarter mile walk, the forest opens to reveal a breathtaking view of the Davidson Glacier and pristine lake below. Here you will board a 31-foot voyager canoe for a trip around the lake to view the glacier and enjoy the incredible Alaskan wilderness.

4. Triple Adventure: Bike, Hike, & Float - 5.5 hours, $180 per adult

This three-part bicycle, hike, and river float adventure is not to be missed! You’ll begin with a 20-minute narrated van ride to the historic goldrush town of Dyea. Then your guide will escort you for five miles of easy pedaling on flat dirt roads with stops at historic and scenic sites. Search for eagles and view colorful wildflowers while enjoying the beautiful mountain vistas as you pedal along. Next is a two-mile scenic hike on the historic Chilkoot Trail, where so many once pursued their golden dreams.  A relaxing float is the grand finale of your amazing outdoor experience, watch for bald eagles, otters, and other wildlife as you float along!

5. City & Summit Tour - 2.5 hours, $47.25 per adult

You’ll drive up the Klondike Highway, which parallels much of the Gold Rush Trail of 1898 where stampeders struggled to climb, carrying their goods during winter snows. Along the scenic route are many famous historical stops. At the US/Canadian border, have a photo opportunity with the Welcome to Alaska sign! Our return trip takes us to the Skagway Scenic Overlook, which offers a panoramic view of the town, harbor and cruise ships. Your guide will bring the Gold Rush to life with many stories of the history of the era, featuring our infamous outlaw, Soapy Smith!

 

  • Alaska Shore Excursions
  • 212 Admiral Way Ste. 5 Juneau, Alaska 99801
  • 1-888-586-8489