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Skagway Shore Excursion: Full-Day Tour of the Yukon

Location Skagway
Departure May 2 - Sept 26, Daily
From €93.80 per person
Departure Date
May 2 - Sept 26, Daily

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  • Full-day tour of the Yukon
  • Professional guide
  • Port pickup and drop off
  • Lunch included
  • Gratuities (optional)

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 preparing for the Yukon Quest dog sled race. Be prepared to stand in awe of natural beauty of southeast Alaska, British Columbia and the 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 be guided by an authentic musher on a thrilling 15-20 minute wheeled training cart along a forested trail, which was once traveled by the Gold Rush stampedes.

All passengers must have a valid passport.

When your cruise ship docks in Skagway, begin your adventure by climbing the Klondike Highway north to the US/Canadian border, which parallels the 1898 Gold Rush Trail. Cross into Canada and traverse through the spectacular Northern Boreal Forest, which includes Bove Island, Tutshi Lake and Tagish Lake. After you break for a photo at the Yukon border, you'll travel on to Lake Bennett, see the "World's Smallest Desert" and marvel at gorgeous Emerald Lake.

Stop at the Caribou Crossing Trading Post and Museum where you can relax and enjoy a tasty, satisfying lunch of baked chicken with BBQ sauce, baked potato, coleslaw, dinner rolls, donuts and coffee -- Yukon style! After lunch, visit one of the most spectacular wildlife museums in the North Country. As you stroll through the 9,000-square foot (2743-square meter) museum, you will find the quality of the wildlife exhibits to be truly remarkable. The museum's exhibits range from Ice Age specimens to animals more recently introduced into the Yukon. Also, included are exotic animals from both the arctic and sub-arctic regions of Alaska and the Yukon, as well as from around the world.

Also at Caribou Crossing are the lovable Huskies preparing for the Yukon Quest dog sled race. Pet the dogs and play with puppies, and hear the musher's adventures of dog sledding in the Yukon during the winter! As you journey back to Skagway, keep your eye out for possible wildlife sightings, such as bears, moose, caribou, Dall sheep and mountain goats.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return back to the ship in Skagway for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • 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
  • For non-US/Canadian citizens additional documentation may be required.
  • Children accompanying parents should have an original or certified copy of birth certificate. If one or both parents are not traveling with the child, a notarized letter of authorization from the absent parent(s) is also necessary to cross into Canada

Conditions of Sale:
Once you have booked and received your travel voucher, the contact details for the travel service operator will be on this voucher under the heading 'Important Information'. Where applicable, you are required to call the travel service operator directly to advise of additional information such as:
  • Hotel for pick up
  • Weights for helicopter tours
  • Choice of times for tours
  • Special dietary requirements, meal choices etc.

Reviewed by Nonie S , February 2017

We went last May. This was my favorite tour from our ship. The landscape is vast, constantly changing, and absolutely beautiful. I highly recommend.

Reviewed by Jeanette K N , September 2016

Really fun guide. Lots of information and great photo opportunities. Great lunch,I would highly recommend it.

Reviewed by Michael R , September 2016

great trip, very scenic. our guide was outstanding

Reviewed by Gwen N , September 2016

Brook was our tour guide. She was fantastic. We could not ask for a better tour guide than her. We definitely will recommend to our friends. Thank you!

Reviewed by Mike B , September 2016

We had a fantastic trip with great weather and a fantastic, very knowledgeable guide to experience the beauty of nature and the history and legacy of all the gold rush era. It was truly a trip of a life time and one that should be on every one's bucket list.

Reviewed by Carl H , September 2016

Driver/tour guide was very good.

Reviewed by Jane S , September 2016

We had a thoroughly enjoyable day and saw some outstanding scenery. Our driver/tour leader, Connor, was extremely knowlegable and interesting young man. We enjoyed our lunch at Carcross, and even met a young Australian working in the gift shop there!!
We also enjoyed Skagway itself as we walked through the town and back to our ship.

Reviewed by ian , September 2016

Great day with a knowledgeable guide. We were collected promptly and dropped off where we wanted afterwards . Mike was a wonderful guide - ask for him. He was good humoured and vastly experienced. We got to see Cinnamon and black bears close up .Photographed lots of great views. We got a guide to the history and character of the area. Husky sledding was fun, we were not originally going to do this but decided to at the last minute and he arranged it for us. Thanks Mike!
Everyone had a great day.
Ice cream at Caribou crossing was good with 2 sons this is important !!!
Husky puppies were very cute and trainers answered questions and explained the process in detail.
Comfortable coach which stopped were we wanted this is a small coach so you felt involved as there were fewer of you and you could enjoy the company. Weather was very kind to us.
If you enjoy photography and like dogs THIS IS FOR YOU !
If we return to the area I will be looking Mike up to go on different excursions. Can't praise the guy enough.

Reviewed by Oscar D , September 2016

The driver/guide made the diference.He was wonderful

Reviewed by Paul K , September 2016

This was a great excursion. Our Tour Guide,Bonnie was very informed , told great stories and had a lot of history about the Yukon .Small bus made in and outs very easy . Lots of stops for pictures .Would recommend, well worth the .