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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Skagway and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Skagway activities? We have 35 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Half-Day ATV Glacier Shore Excursion from Skagway

Skagway, USA
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 261.45


Glacier ATV tours are all about adventure, fun, and having a completely unique experience. During this 5-hour shore excursion you'll travel to Mineral Mountain on a brand new ATV with an experienced and professional tour guide who will safely drive you up for over 6 miles through beautiful forests and tundra zones. See lakes, snow covered peaks, and of course, glaciers. Get up close and personal with a hidden glacier deep in... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Yukon Sightseeing Adventure by Hummer

Skagway, USA
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 161.70


Your small caravan of explorers retrace the historic Trail of '98 from Skagway to Canada's Yukon Territory as you take the wheel of an automatic, four-wheel-drive Hummer H3 SUV along the Klondike Highway, with a stop in the historic Yukon town of Carcross and Emerald Lake, a highlight of the Yukon. An interactive radio allows everyone in the caravan to listen in as your guide regales you with tales of the gold... Read More

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Skagway Triple Adventure Tour: Bike, Hike, and Raft

Skagway, USA
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 180.00


This is a perfect tour for those seeking to spend their time outdoors in Skagway, Alaska. During this 5.5 hour tour, bike through the rainforest, hike on the historic Chilkoot Trail, and enjoy a leisurely float down the Taiya River.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

White Pass Train and Bicycle Tour

Skagway, USA
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 209.00


Board the historic White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad to Fraser Station, British Columbia Canada. Then switch to a bike for the fifteen mile guided coast from summit to sea back to Skagway.

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Custom Small-Group Extended Yukon Drive from Skagway

Skagway, USA
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 119.00


Take a 5-hour guided journey into the incredible and “larger than life” Yukon Territory. Enjoy multiple photo stops and bask in its natural wonders as your guide takes you to explore the city of Carcross, famous for being the crossroads of the Klondike. Stop at the 'Welcome to... Read More

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Climbing

Klondike Rock Climbing and Rappelling and Zip Lining

Skagway, USA
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 175.00


Take a short, narrated drive through historic downtown Skagway and up the Klondike Highway where you will hike to the base of majestic rock cliffs recently smoothed by retreating glaciers.After receiving your equipment and safety orientation, you will rope up and start... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Skagway City and Mountain Summit Tour

Skagway, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 51.45


The Skagway City and Mountain Summit Tour highlights the best that Skagway has to offer!  On our way to the White Pass, we will take you through the historic downtown district of Skagway, which features buildings dating back to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-99.  Once we leave the town of Skagway, you will travel the Klondike Highway through the White Pass, following the historic trail the gold miners took to the... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Yukon Discovery Tour

Skagway, USA
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 114.45


Take the ultimate Yukon experience with the Yukon Discovery Tour! Drive through the White Pass and into Canada and the Yukon Territory where you will see the Carcross Desert, Emerald Lake and have lunch at a dog mushing camp. Lunch, dog mushing camp, puppies, petting farm &amp; wildlife museum are included in the price of the tour!<br /><br /><strong><u>OPTIONAL</u>:</strong> Upgrade... Read More

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Dining Experiences

Skagway Salmon Bake at Historical Liarsville Camp

Skagway, USA
Duration: 1.5 hours
Priced From: USD 48.30


A trip to Skagway just isn't complete without experiencing an authentic Alaskan salmon bake. During this 1.5-hour outing, dine on delicious Alaskan fare including wild Alaskan salmon and many more tasty treats. Enjoy your meal in the village of Liarsville, a re-created Gold Rush-era mining camp where after your all-you-can-eat buffet, you will have free time to explore the area, visit the Gold Rush-era exhibitions and... Read More

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Eco Tours

Skagway Yukoner Half-Day Journey

Skagway, USA
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 65.00


Inhale the vastness of the wilderness as your bus meanders up the Yukon Territory.  Gold rushers blinded by the pursuit of riches, didn't see the beauty of the land as they traveled to the gold fields. Opporunity awaits you for a different reason to climb the Yukon Highway. Make this three and a half hour journey to understand the Yukon's stunning vistas and wildlife.

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Float Trips

Scenic Float Tour from Skagway

Skagway, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 79.00


After meeting your experienced guide, enjoy a beautiful 10-mile drive along the rugged coast of the fjord to the Dyea Valley, an old Gold Rush settlement, and starting point of the historic Chilkoot Trail, now returned to nature.  During the drive, you may spot bald eagles or seals feeding near the shoreline. You will stop to see the start of the Chilkoot Trail, where thousands journeyed in pursuit of gold... Read More

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Float Trips

Chilkoot Trail Hike and Float and White Pass Summit Drive

Skagway, USA
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 196.00


Explore the first two miles of the Chilkoot Trail with your naturalist river guide who will then row you down the scenic Taiya river in one of our stable 18' rafts. Once your float trip is complete, you'll enjoy a riverside snack and warm beverage. From here, we'll board back into the van... Read More

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Golf Tours & Tee Times

Valley of the Eagles Golf Adventure

Skagway, USA
Duration: 6 hours 15 minutes
Priced From: USD 175.00


The Valley of the Eagles Golf Links is one of the most scenic golf courses in the world. It is located directly along the banks of the Chilkat River in Haines with amazing views of the Cathedral Peaks, Chilkat Mountains, and the Lynn Canal. Beautiful blue glaciers and breathtaking waterfalls combine with the riverfront setting for an incredible experience for everyone!

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Half-day Tours

Skagway Super Saver: Liarsville Gold Rush Trail Camp, Gold Mining and Salmon Bake

Skagway, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 61.95


Go back in time to Skagway's exciting Gold Rush era on this two-hour tour. While in the historic village of Liarsville, dine on authentic Alaskan fare, including wild Alaskan salmon. Then visit the authentic gold-mining exhibits and learn how to pan for gold -- you'll keep all of the gold you find!... Read More

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Half-day Tours

White Pass Deluxe Tour from Skagway

Skagway, USA
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


Join a 3-hour highlights tour of Skagway with a knowledgeable guide. Hear stories from the Gold Rush and see amazing waterfalls, azure glaciers and mountain views that seem to never end. Visit the Gold Rush Cemetery and a sub-arctic Alpine valley called Tormented Valley, where everything is dwarfed and distorted. Travel in comfort aboard a 24-passenger mini-bus with bucket seats and large windows, perfect for sightseeing... Read More

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Half-day Tours

Half-Day Guided Yukon Sightseeing Tour from Skagway

Skagway, USA
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 72.45


The Yukon Sightseeing Tour is especially formatted for those who want to experience and photograph the incredible beauty of the White Pass and Canada's Boreal forest. The Yukon Sightseeing tour will introduce you to Skagway's rich Klondike Gold Rush history and unbelievable wilderness. Journey... Read More

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Jet Boats & Speed Boats

Jet Boat Adventure and Haines Highlights - Skagway Departure

Skagway, USA
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 189.00


Experience the true wilderness of Alaska via jet boat tour in the heart of the Eagle Preserve! Explore miles of the stunning Chilkat River System. Your small group tour starts with a ferry ride to Haines. Then up the scenic byway to where your boat awaits you. Wildlife and scenery opportunities... Read More

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Inside Passage Sea Kayaking from Skagway

Skagway, USA
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 203.00


Explore the beautiful waters of southeast Alaska on a kayaking trip of a lifetime. Board a high-speed catamaran for short 17-mile trip to Haines down the Lynn Fjord. Once in Haines, your expert guides will outfit you with all of the necessary gear and provide instruction for all ability levels. From there, experience the astonishing scenery of the Inside Passage by water as you paddle in your two-person kayak. Your... Read More

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Alaska Wildlife Voyageur Canoe Safari

Skagway, USA
Duration: 6 hours 15 minutes
Priced From: USD 182.00


Explore the beautiful waters of southeast Alaska on a canoeing trip of a lifetime. Experience the astonishing scenery of the Inside Passage as you help paddle the voyageur canoe. Board a high-speed catamaran for short 17-mile trip to Haines down the Lynn Fjord. Once in Haines, your expert guides will drive you along the coastline and up the salmon-rich Chilkoot River to scenic Chilkoot Lake. Once at the lake... Read More

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Skagway Shore Excursion: Full-Day Tour of the Yukon

Skagway, USA
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 103.95


Spend time in port in Skagway enjoying a full-day shore excursion into the Yukon, Canada's westernmost territory. Explore some of North America's most stunning wilderness, stop for lunch at Caribou Crossing, a wildlife museum, and visit a dog-sled camp, where you can meet the adorable huskies... Read More

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Skagway Shore Excursion: Chilkoot Trail Hike and Float Tour

Skagway, USA
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 99.75


The Chilkoot Hike and Float Tour is a great family-oriented hiking adventure along the world famous Chilkoot Trail. This wilderness hike takes place in the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park and is Skagway's most affordable hiking and rafting adventure tour.<br /><br... Read More

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Skagway Shore Excursion: Half-Day Tour to the Yukon Border

Skagway, USA
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 68.25


Perfect for a short time in port, this Skagway shore excursion will show you a glimpse of Canada's legendary Yukon. On this half-day tour by mini-bus, you'll cross the border into Canada and drive along the Klondike Highway in British Columbia. As you travel, you'll see local landmarks and maybe... Read More

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Skagway Shore Excursion: Liarsville Gold Rush Camp, Gold Panning and Salmon Bake Combo

Skagway, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 61.95


While in port in Skagway, discover what Alaska's exciting Gold Rush era was all about on this unique two-hour tour. In the historic village of Liarsville, you will dine on authentic Alaskan fare (including wild Alaskan salmon), visit authentic gold-mining exhibits and learn how to pan for gold... Read More

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Skagway Shore Excursion: White Pass Summit and Skagway City Tour

Skagway, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 47.25


When your cruise ship docks in Skagway, enjoy a shore excursion to see the best sights of the city, and take in the views from the majestic White Pass Summit area. Following the Klondike Highway, you'll have the opportunity to photograph the Gold Rush Cemetery, Skagway Scenic Overlook and the... Read More

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Skagway Shore Excursion: Scenic River Float Tour

Skagway, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 78.75


Combine sightseeing and river rafting on this relaxing Skagway shore excursion. Enjoy a beautiful 10-mile (16-km) drive along the coast to the Dyea Valley, an old Gold Rush settlement rich with history. On the drive, you may spot seals, eagles and other wildlife. See the start of the famous Chilkoot Trail, where thousands journeyed in pursuit of gold in 1898.

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Skagway Shore Excursion: Authentic Salmon Bake in Historical Liarsville

Skagway, USA
Duration: 1.5 hours
Priced From: USD 48.30


An authentic Alaskan salmon bake is an experience not to be missed while in port in Skagway. During this 1.5-hour shore excursion, dine on delicious Alaskan fare including wild Alaskan salmon and many more tasty treats. You'll enjoy your outdoor meal in the village of Liarsville, a re-created Gold... Read More

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Skagway Shore Excursion: White Pass Deluxe Tour from Skagway

Skagway, USA
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 79.00


Join a 3-hour highlights tour of Skagway with a knowledgeable guide. Hear stories from the Gold Rush and see amazing waterfalls, azure glaciers and mountain views that seem to never end. Visit the Gold Rush Cemetery and a sub-arctic Alpine valley called Tormented Valley, where everything is dwarfed... Read More

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Skagway Shore Excursion: Bennett Train Journey on the White Pass Rail

Skagway, USA
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 229.00


While in port in Skagway, hop aboard a replica vintage Gold Rush-era train for a scenic journey through the great Alaskan and Canadian wilderness. Traveling along the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway – an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark – enjoy beautiful views of... Read More

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Skagway Shore Excursion: White Pass Summit Tour

Skagway, USA
Duration: 2.53 hrs (approx.)
Priced From: USD 47.29


While in port in Skagway, enjoy a 2.5-hour coach trip to the White Pass Summit, taking in the majestic mountain scenery of waterfalls, rivers, glaciers and forests along the way. Hear from your expert guide about Skagway's boom times during the 1898 gold rush. You'll be amazed at the natural beauty of the Alaskan wilderness and how far the gold-seekers traveled to try to hit pay dirt.

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Skagway Shore Excursion: Glassblowing Lesson at Jewell Gardens

Skagway, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


While you're in port in Skagway, learn the ancient art of blowing glass at Jewell Gardens! After watching a demonstration by an experienced glassblower, you can blow your own glass ornament to take home — a memorable souvenir of your Alaskan cruise. You'll also have time to tour the organic... Read More

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Rail Tours

Bennett Train Journey on the White Pass Rail

Skagway, USA
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 229.00


Hop aboard a vintage Gold Rush-era train for a scenic journey from Skagway through the great Alaskan and Canadian wilderness. Traveling along the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway &ndash; designated as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark &ndash; enjoy gorgeous views of mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, rivers and plains on your way to Carcross in Yukon. Stop for a visit at the exclusive Bennett... Read More

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Ski & Snow

Sled Dog Adventure and Pan for Gold in the Yukon

Skagway, USA
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 79.00


Start in town or at your ship on this 4.5 hour adventure. Board our 15 to 25 passenger mini bus to explore the White Pass elevation 3292 feet all the way to the Yukon. With stops to get out and see amazing Waterfalls up to 3000 feet tall, Azure Glaciers, Alpine Valleys, Snow Capped Mountains and huge Mountain Lakes. Your Guide will tell you gold rush stories, lots of history, and information about the Plants and... Read More

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Yukon Dog Sledding and Sightseeing Tour

Skagway, USA
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 177.45


Want the ultimate Alaskan Dog Mushing experience’Ride with the some of the premier Alaska Racing Huskies, an educational Q &amp; A presentation on Mushing by our resident mushing experts, and a visit to the FREE Puppy Camp. Feel the excitement of riding with an experienced dog sled musher over cut trails through the Yukon wilderness!

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Ski & Snow

Yukon Dog Sledding Adventure

Skagway, USA
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 180.00


Always dreamed of going Dog Sledding’ It's time to make that dream come true!Take a stunning trip into the Yukon Territory in comfort in our brand new 2015 Ford Transit Vans! Enjoy the beautiful scenery, look for wildlife and stop at several scenic view points on your way to Iditarod racer, Michelle Phillips' Mushers Camp!Once we have arrived at our destination, you will... Read More

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Vespa, Scooter & Moped Tours

3-Hour Scooter Tour of Skagway, Alaska

Skagway, USA
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 160.00


Join this fun-paced joy-ride through Skagway's history. Smell the ocean breeze and enjoy the wind in your hair as you experience some of Alaska's most pristine beauty. On this spectacular 3-hour, 15-mile ride through Skagway following a stunning ocean road along the Taiya Inlet, with plenty of opportunity to take some beautiful photos and possibly even see some wild life.

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