Skagway River Float

Your river float journey begins on the scenic coastal drive to Dyea Valley, once an old gold rush settlement now returned to nature. Watch for Harbor seals and Bald Eagles along the way.

Enjoy relaxation combined with fascinating history and magnificent beauty as you float gently down the Taiya River on your professionally equipped raft for approximately 40 minutes on the river.

This tour does operator in rainy weather so please dress in layers for your comfort. Life jackets, rain ponchos and rubber boots (in place of your shoes) are provided.

Please note: There is no whitewater on this float trip. All participants must sign a visitors acknowledgment of risk before participating in this tour. Children under 18 will be required to have a parent or legal guardian sign this form.

Included: Light snack and beverage. Life jackets, rain ponchos and rubber boots (in place of your shoes) are provided.

Duration: 2-2.5 hours (Roundtrip from cruise ship terminal. Float time: 40 minutes.)

Inclusions:

  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Rain poncho rubber boots, life jackets
  • Beverages and a light snack

Requirements:

  • Minimum age: 5 years old

Duration: 2.25 hours. Tour times below are approximate:

  • 1.5 hours roundtrip guide narrated transportation
  • 40 minutes guide navigated river float trip

Will we get wet on the raft ride?

The river float is mild with no whitewater splashing over the side of the raft. Rain ponchos are provided for protection if needed.

How many people fit in a raft?

The river float rafts each hold a maximum of 11 passengers and 1 guide.

Are there any age restrictions for children?

Please contact us if you are interested in bringing a child under 5 years of age.

Can I bring a backpack?

Backpacks, small bags, and purses are allowed on this tour.

Can I bring my own food or drink?

Non-alcoholic beverages in a closeable containters and snacks are allowed on tour.

Are food and drink included?

Beverages and a light snack are included.

Do you offer any discounts or promotions?

We offer the local wholesale rates for all of our tours because we feel that everyone should get the same lowest price possible regardless of how many excursions you book. No tricks, no gimmicks, no hidden fees.

Do you offer tours for large groups?

Definitely, arrangements of tours for groups or large families are possible. Please contact us with your group requirements.

Can multiple families book this tour and be together?

Yes! Multiple families may join the same tour as long as adequate space is available and the maximum is not exceeded.

What happens if my ship is delayed getting into port?

If your ship is late, please call your tour operator so that your tour time can be adjusted. If an alternate tour time is not compatible with your schedule, your ticket will be fully refunded with no fees or penalty.

What if my tour is cancelled due to bad weather?

All tours that cancel because of weather will be fully refunded with no fees or penalties.

Where do I meet the tour operator to be picked up for my excursion?

All tours pick-up either at your cruise ship or within a short walking distance of your cruise ship unless otherwise noted. When you purchase your excursion, your ticket will be sent to you via email with detailed meeting instructions and emergency contact information. If you have any questions relating to a specific excursion, please contact the tour operator listed on your ticket.

How close is the pick-up location to the cruise ship?

This will vary from port to port. Most excursions meet you either in front of your cruise ship or within a maximum 5-10 minute walk from your ship unless otherwise noted. All pertinent directions and details will be listed on your ticket.

What happens if the excursion runs late and I miss my ship?

We guarantee that your tour will return on time. If you were to miss your cruise ship because the tour did not return on time, we will comp your hotel, food, and flight costs associated with meeting your cruise ship the next day. We have never had a passenger miss their ship.

Does the tour include transportation?

Yes. All tours pick up from the main cruise ship terminal and include round-trip transportation unless otherwise specified for the specific tour.

What if I am unable to print my ticket before I arrive in port?

All reservations are saved under the name you purchased your excursions and are kept on file with your tour operator. Having your tickets in-hand is the optimal choice to avoid confusion because the directions and meeting instructions are included. Please contact us if you are unable to print the tickets.

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Duration: 2-2.5 hours


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