Skagway Full Day Yukon Tour 

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6.5 hrs

$109

13+ yrs old

$79

3-12 yrs old

FREE

0-2 yrs old

 

  • 6.5-hour excursion to edge of the stunning Yukon Territory.

  • Travel along the Klondike Highway and keep an eye out for wildlife such as moose, goats, bears, and caribou.

  • Learn about the Gold Rush History of Skagway and the Yukon.

  • Several stops along the way for great photo opportunities.

  • Lunch is included – barbeque chicken, fresh baked rolls, healthy side of coleslaw and some of Grandma's homemade donuts. (Vegetarian option available.)

  • Browse through exhibits at the Wildlife Museum and visit the musher's camp.

The Full-Day Yukon tour begins in Skagway and sweeps northward into the Yukon Territory. The town of Skagway, surrounded by staggering mountains, is rich with the unbelievable stories of the heroism, foolhardiness, and danger of America's Wild West. The scenery along the South Klondike Highway takes your breath away as your amicable tour guide leads you towards the Alaskan and Canadian Borders - past deep gorges, icy waterfalls, ancient glaciers, and the awe-inspiring mountains. Follow the trail feverish gold miners took back in 1898 in order to gild their pockets with that deep lustrous yellow gold dust.

At the Summit, the fabled words "There's gold in the Yukon!" still echo back from the hills as you pass through the Tormented Valley, a frozen marsh filled with thousands of small ponds which sunk the true Sourdoughs deep into depression as they hauled their one ton of goods ever northward towards Dawson City. Then pass by the Chilkoot Trailhead, a National Historic Site of Canada, and venture along the shores of scenic Lake Tutshi, and Taggish Lake until Caribou Crossing where we will stop for lunch.  After lunch and a visit to the Wildlife Museum, we will make a final stop at Emerald Lake, the most beautiful lake of Canada's Yoho National Park in British Columbia.

This Skagway tour beckons with golden memories and stories of the Yukon Territory. Come see us in Skagway Alaska. We're the alternative to the train.

  • Depart from Skagway
  • Travel to the White Pass Summit with photo stops on the way
  • Enter British Columbia at the Tormented Valley
  • Cross through Canadian Customs
  • Travel along Lake Tutshi
  • Stop at the Lake Tutshi shore 
  • Travel to the Welcome to Yukon Sign for a photo stop
  • Continue on to Caribou Crossing for lunch
  • Begin return to Skagway with stops along the way
  • Stop at the Welcome to Alaska sign
  • Drop off in town or at your ship 

A waiting area is located near your ship. We'll meet you there 15 minutes before the tour departure. Remember to bring PASSPORTS, VISAS, OR ANY OTHER REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. All tours travel into Canada and back. 

  • From the Railroad Dock, exit your ship, turn left and walk to the waiting area. A representative, wearing red and holding a red Skagway Tours sign will meet you and direct you to your bus.
  • From the Broadway Dock, exit your ship, turn left and walk to the waiting area. A representative, wearing red and holding a red Skagway Tours sign will meet you and direct you to your bus.
  • From the Ore Dock, exit your ship. From the exit, you will see the waiting area by the parking lot straight ahead. Walk to the waiting area.  A representative, wearing a red and holding a red Skagway Tours sign, will meet you and direct you to your bus.

Questions? Call or text 1-907-612-0936.

Drop-off is available in town or to your cruise ship. Let your driver know your preference upon return to Skagway.

  • Your tour travels to Canada.
  • PASSPORT and VISAs REQUIRED
    • In general, if you need a VISA to travel on a cruise ship, you will need a visa to travel to Canada and back into the US.
    • Find out before traveling if you need a visa to enter Canada.
    • Information on US Visa Requirements.
    • Passports and visas are checked entering Canada and upon reentry into the USA.
  • If traveling with children and both parents/guardians ARE NOT present, you may need a letter of permission signed by both parents/legal guardians in order to cross the border.
  • Weather varies greatly along the route. Bring:
    • Layered clothing 
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Snacks and drinks, optional. 
    • And don't forget your camera!
  • Full-Day Tour of the Scenic Yukon.
  • Informative Professional Driver Guide.
  • BBQ chicken lunch at Caribou Crossing Trading Post.
    • Vegetarian option is available, please let us know in the notes box upon checkout, or let your driver know when you board the bus the day of the tour.
  • Entrance to the Wildlife Museum.
  • Dog cart rides and gold panning are available for an additional charge. 

What do I do if the cruise ship holds my passport for security reasons? No problem. Check-in with ship security before disembarking. Present your ticket or tour confirmation. Ship security will release your passports for travel into Canada and back. 

In some cases, the ship crew may tell you that you do not need a passport in Skagway. This is correct ONLY if you plan to remain in the town of Skagway, which is in the United States of America. All tours travel to Canada, crossing the border 15 miles from Skagway, therefore proper travel documents are required. 

Cancellations are accepted and full refunds issued up until 24 hours before the tour.