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Skagway Shore Excursion: Full-Day Tour of the Yukon

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Enjoy your port time in Skagway enjoying a full-day shore excursion by mini-bus into the Yukon, Canada's westernmost territory. Explore some of North America's most stunning wilderness, and stop at Caribou Crossing for lunch. Also included are a wildlife museum and sled dog camp where you can see the huskies preparing for the Yukon Quest race and some adorable puppies. Be prepared to stand in awe of natural beauty of southeast Alaska, British Columbia and Yukon Territory on this Skagway sightseeing tour.

Upgrade to Dog Sledding Option

Make your time in port complete with the addition of summer dog sledding. You'll have a 15 minute Dog Sled Experience with an authentic musher on a custom ATV wheeled training cart along a forested 1-mile trail. Listen to the excitement of the dogs being chosen for the run and while on the trail you will see the team respond to mushing commands.

All passengers must have a valid passport.
  • Look for wildlife along the Klondike Highway with its forest views and scenic lakes
  • Meet sled dog huskies: upgrade for a dry-land dogsled ride
  • Savor lunch at the Caribou Crossing Trading Post
  • Port pickup and drop-off makes for a seamless experience 
What to Expect
Skip the car hire queues at Skagway on this Yukon adventure. You’ll start with a drive along the stunning Klondike Highway, following the 1898 Gold Rush Trail, to the Canadian border. Sit back and watch for wildlife: moose, bears, caribou, and mountain goats. Inside Canada, enjoy pristine forest, tiny Carcross Desert, and scenic lakes, including Tutshi Lake, Tagish Lake, Lake Bennett, and Emerald Lake, complete with expert narration. Break for a hearty lunch at the Caribou Crossing Trading Post, then explore the Museum of Yukon Natural History, with wildlife specimens dating back to the Ice Age. Next, it’s time for a Yukon classic, time with huskies at a dogsledding camp. Finally, relax as your driver returns you to Skagway port with plenty of time to board.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Directions: Please meet at the tour waiting area of your ship pier. The representative will be holding a Frontier Excursions sign. Please be there 15 minutes before departure time.
Bring all documents needed for border crossing- original Passports and/or USA/Canada Visas (no copies allowed).

Skagway port
6h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point or drop off in Skagway
  • Full-day tour of the Yukon by mini-bus
  • Professional guide
  • Port pickup and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Caribou Crossing Trading Post
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • For non-US/Canadian citizens additional documentation may be required. You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Children 15 or younger may bring an original/certified copy of birth certificate OR a current valid Passport. Children 16 and older must bring original valid Passport. If one or both parents are not traveling with their child, a notarized letter of authorization from the absent parent(s) is also necessary to cross into Canada
  • Collapsible wheelchairs can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark. Passenger must be able to walk some and boarding bus requires a few steps. YOU MUST INFORM OPERATOR IF ARE BRINGING A COLLAPSIBLE WHEELCHAIR OR WALKER.
  • Please meet at the tour waiting area of your ship pier outside security gate. The representative will be holding a Frontier Excursions sign. Please be there 15 minutes before departure time. Bring all documents needed for border crossing- original Passports and/or USA/Canada Visas (no copies allowed).
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

We had an amazing tour guide Casey who made us all feel special. She was extremely knowledgeable patient and helpful. The scenery was amazing and we got to see a black bear crossing the road

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was traveling with 5 children and this trip was perfect for us. We experienced the Klondike Highway and learned about the famous Gold Rush. Our guide/ bus driver shared tales about the many men who tried to strike it rich. They had to carry...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank WalkingU
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was probably my favorite excursion from our cruise. My husband and I traveled with our 8 month old son and the folks and things went really well. We stopped at lookouts fairly often which was nice and the views were so so nice. Do...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JackieA959
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The dog ride was quite interesting! Dogs love to run! Petting zoo was fun. Had goats eating from my hand. Driver was informative & stopped several places for photo opportunities.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rita P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked this tour on September 4th. The van was very comfortable and not crowded. Andy was our driver and truly amazing and very accommodating. He even pointed out a black bear on side of the road that everyone else in front of us had...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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1 September 2019|
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Response from hiwatha | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't include the suspension bridge, but I really enjoyed the tour.
23 August 2019|
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Response from Melinda W | Reviewed this property |
Oh my goodness! Maybe you can find another local to do the tour for you. When we took the tour our guide stated that most tours only operate for a limited time and then they all head out of Alaska before winter sets in. I... More
19 August 2019|
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Response from LGude | Reviewed this property |
I would check with Holland American. The ports are about 15 miles apart. We docked in Skagway.
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