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Skagway Shore Excursions & Tours:

Skagway White Pass Railroad Summit Excursion

Our most popular Skagway excursion! Take an unforgettable journey aboard the “Scenic Railway of the World” to the White Pass summit. Begin your excursion as you board the train in Skagway and travel 20 miles from tidewater, to the Summit of the White Pass – a 2,865-foot elevation! Every passenger enjoys vast canyon views and complimentary bottled water throughout the fully narrated tour.

Relax in vintage passenger coaches as you retrace the original route to the White Pass summit, passing Bridal Veil Falls, Inspiration Point, and Dead Horse Gulch. Enjoy a breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles, and historic sites. See the original Klondike Trail of ‘98 worn into the rocks, a permanent tribute to the thousands of souls who passed this way in search of fortune.


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Duration: 3 Hours (roundtrip from downtown Skagway and back)

Price: $119 per Adult, $58.50 per child (ages 2-12)

 

Notes: Passports are NOT required for this tour. Passenger coaches are heated and are equipped with restrooms. Please specify if you are traveling with a wheelchair.


Skagway Bennett Scenic Railroad Journey

Escape into the heart of history! Travel 67.5 miles by train between Skagway, AK, and Carcross, YT, traveling the same route that the Klondike stampeders traversed in 1898! Couple that with a motor coach transfer along the scenic Klondike Highway to/from Skagway, with a stop at Emerald Lake for photos, for the perfect combination of your Canadian & Alaskan holiday adventures. Along the rail route, enjoy a stop for lunch at our restored 1910 Bennett Station House for a piping hot & hearty meal!

Bennett, BC, is accessible only via the
White Pass train or by hiking the world famous Chilkoot Trail, so it's a very exclusive and completely unique experience. If untouched, breathtaking scenery, a railroad adventure, and a day packed with historic happenings is what you're looking for, you've found it!

Note: PASSPORT IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR 


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Duration: 8 Hours (roundtrip from downtown Skagway and back)

Price: $229 per Adult, $114.50 per child (ages 2-12)

      

Notes: Passports ARE required for this tour. Passenger coaches are heated and are equipped with restrooms. Please specify if you are traveling with a wheelchair.


Skagway Dogsledding & Glacier Flightseeing via Helicopter

Combine your helicopter Flightseeing tour with Alaska’s favorite sport – Dog Sledding. Whether it’s the thrill of driving a sled, playing with puppies, flying through breath-taking scenery, or getting to be a part of the largest sub-artic dog camp operation in the world, this excursion is for you!
From the pier, a short transfer brings you to the heliport where, following a safety video, you are outfitted with boots and vests and loaded onto the helicopter. Once airborne, soar over stunning glaciers and snow fields, before landing at the Dog Camp situated on the Denver Glacier.

Leave your aircraft behind to become acquainted with the world of “mushing” and dog sledding.  You have the option to either stand on the sled and mush, or relax in the sled and observe the breathtaking environment around you.  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.

Note: Guests weighing 250 lbs or more, with all clothing and camera, are required to purchase a seat surcharge. Extra space will be reserved on the helicopter. Guests are not able to stay on the helicopter at the glacier. Please dress appropriately for weather and conditions.


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Duration:
2 Hours (flight, glacier, and dog sledding time)
Price:
$499 per person

 


Skagway Glacier Discovery via Helicopter

Leave all traces of civilization behind and experience the infinite beauty of Alaska’s remote glaciers.

From the pier, a short transfer brings you to the heliport where, following a safety video, you are outfitted with boots and vests and loaded onto the helicopter.  Lift off from the historic Skagway waterfront and head into a rugged region of sheer mountains, majestic valleys and massive glaciers. 

Flight routes and landing zones are selected daily base on the weather forecast to ensure that you will see the best sights that the area has to offer.  Jagged peaks towering over the Chilkat Glacier, cascading waterfalls surrounding the Ferebee Glacier, or the spectacular “river of ice” known as the Meade Glacier, may be among the wonders you will encounter in your 40 minutes of flight time!

Once you have reached your glacial destination, you are given the rare opportunity to explore one of Mother Nature’s greatest marvels...read more!! 


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Duration:
1 Hour 20 Minutes (flight and glacier time)
Price:
$309 per person. Children under 2 ride free, but must sit on a parent's lap.


Skagway Musher’s Camp and Sled Dog Adventure

Discover the beauty and uniqueness of a true Alaskan pastime…dog mushing! What better way to enjoy Alaska than to experience a team of powerful huskies pulling you through the great back-country of a historic Gold Rush Site!

Hop aboard our tour van and start your excursion with a full narrative of historic Skagway as you cruise through town on your way to the Klondike Gold Rush National Park. The ride will take you along the waterfront of Dyea - a historic Gold Rush Settlement - full of rich history and outrageous scenery with plenty of opportunities to snap some breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and wildlife.

As you near our camp, prepare yourself for the ride of your life on one of our custom made wheeled dog sleds, which are well suited for running on our one-mile wooded trail. Let the team mush on as you grab onto your seat for a truly authentic Alaskan Adventure!

After the ride, relax while you cuddle with some adorable Alaskan husky puppies, while enjoying a beverage as a guide fills you in on the life of a musher and his team in the Great White North!
This is one Alaskan Adventure that you do not want to miss!


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Duration: 3 Hours & 15 Minutes (roundtrip from the cruise ship terminal and back)

Price: $135.45 Adult, $93.45 Child (10 years and younger). Infants under 2 years old are free if they ride on an Adult’s lap.

     


Skagway Grizzly Falls Ziplining Adventure 

Fast, fun, and exhilarating, this approximately 4 hour adventure is sure to excite nature lovers and thrill seekers alike! Get a running start on solid ground and take flight into the treetops of the Alaskan rainforest! It all starts at your cruise dock when you meet up with your guide. From there, enjoy an entertaining historic tour through downtown Skagway then along 9 miles of stunning coastline.

When you arrive at our base in Dyea, you will transfer into our customized unimog—an all-wheel drive vehicle necessary for getting up our rugged mountain road. During your adventurous ride up the mountain, look out at the impressive rainforest and glacially fed waterfalls. Get psyched—you're about to fly over this wild landscape! At the top of the mountain, you will suit up in gear that meets the highest standards of safety while your highly trained guide tells you what to expect and how to safely navigate the course....read more!!


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Duration: 4 Hours (roundtrip from the cruise ship terminal and back)

Price: $177.45 per adult, $156.45 per child

Note: Minimum weight 50lbs, maximum weight 265. Must be at least 6 years of age. Designed for guests in good physical condition. 

      


Skagway Glacier Point Excursion to Haines

On this spellbinding wilderness expedition, you have the chance to travel through fjords and rainforests while viewing some of the most remarkable Alaskan scenery around. Ranging from wildflowers to towering mountains, the breakthtaking views will cap off with up-close views the Davidson Glacier.
Your adventure begins aboard one of our boats custom designed to provide an intimate viewing experience. During your 40 minute journey through North America’s deepest fjord, keep a lookout for whales, seals, and cascading waterfalls while your Naturalist guide tells you more about the area you are traveling through.
Upon arrival at the remote Glacier Point beach, you will have a short, adventurous drive across the forested glacial moraines to our base camp, where you will gear up in rubber boots and a life jacket. After a ¼ 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... Read more!!


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Duration: 6.5 Hours (roundtrip from the cruise ship terminal and back)

Price: $209 per person

Note: Must weigh between 50 and 350lbs. Guests must be in good physical condition and able to hike approx. ¼ mile over natural terrain. Picnic lunch is included.

      


Skagway Yukon Discovery Adventure

First we climb the mountainous Klondike Highway driving north to the US/Canadian border, paralleling the 1898 Gold Rush Trail to the White Pass summit at 3292 feet. Along the way view coastal rainforest, magnificent waterfalls, glaciers, and icy blue lakes.

Once in Canada, we journey through spectacular scenery of dramatic lakes encircled by mile-high mountains and the Northern Boreal forest wilderness. Included are Bove Island, Tutshi and Tagish Lakes. Pose at the Yukon Border sign for a great photo-op! In Carcross, stand on the shores of historic Lake Bennett, see the "World's Smallest Desert" and marvel at the gorgeous green Emerald Lake. We watch for wildlife (including Bears, Moose, Caribou, Dall Sheep and Mountain Goats) all along our route.

For lunch, we stop at Caribou Crossing where you'll see the North's premier educational wildlife gallery, featuring over 100 Yukon and Ice Age taxidermy animals, including the world's largest mounted polar bear. Lunch is delicious barbecue chicken with sides (vegetarian option available). You'll also visit the Sled Dog camp, where you can pet the dogs, play with the puppies, and hear the adventures of winter dog sledding in the Yukon!ood smoked salmon pate!


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Duration: 6-6.5 Hours (roundtrip from the cruise ship terminal and back)

Price: $103.95 per adult, $82.95 per child (children are age 12 and under)

Note: PASSPORT IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR

      


 

Skagway City and Summit Tour

The drive up the Klondike Highway parallels much of the Gold Rush Trail of 1898 where stampeeders struggled to climb carrying their ton of goods during winter snows. Along the route are spectacular vistas of steep mountains of coastal rainforest and historical stops, including Brackett Wagon Road, Pitchfork Falls, Moore Creek Bridge, and views of the WP&YR railroad. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and watch for wildlife.

Upon cresting the White Pass Summit (3292 feet, 1003 meters), take in views of the sub-arctic alpine tundra of the "Tormented" Valley, with its crystal blue Summit Lake and snowcapped mountains. At the US/Canadian border, have a photo opportunity with the Welcome to Alaska sign! Our return trip takes us the Skagway Scenic Overlook, which offers a panoramic view of the town, harbor and cruise ships. Included are the Historic downtown and the Gold Rush Cemetery to visit our infamous outlaw, Soapy Smith, and hear tales of the early pioneers. Your guide will bring the Gold Rush to life with many stories of the history of the era.


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Duration: 2.5 Hours (roundtrip from the cruise ship terminal and back)

Price: $47.25 per adult, $26.25 per child (children are age 12 and under)

Note: PASSPORT IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR

    


Skagway Chilkoot Horseback Adventures

See the remains of what was once a city of 10,000 greedy stampeders as you wind your way through one of Alaska's most breathtaking valleys just as the original stampeders did...on horseback!

Your journey begins with a tour by van through the historic town of Skagway out to our ranch in Dyea. Along the way you'll see some of Alaska's most beautiful back-country wilderness and part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Park.

Your adventure on horseback will begin deep in the heart of Dyea Valley and bring you to its original town site near the waterfront. Along the way your guides will enthrall you with stories of the area's gold rush history "Sourdough" style.You'll appreciate our gentle horses as you pose for a picture or watch the abundant wildlife. Riders of all experience levels are welcome to participate as no running of the horses is allowed on the trip: just an easy walk to give everyone plenty of time to enjoy the scenery.When you've finished your trek on horseback, sit down with your guides as you enjoy a beverage and some of our famous alderwood smoked salmon pate!


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Duration: 3.5 Hours (roundtrip from the cruise ship terminal and back)

Price: $173.25 per person

Note: Participants MUST be under 250 lbs (113 kg) and over 4'10" in height (148 centimeters)

      

 

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