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Enjoyed every staff member we met with this company. Our driver/guide, Brooke, was terrific. This was one of 3 Viator excursions we booked in Alaska. The pace, interaction, van, etc. were all just right.
As a traveler, you may be struggling between riding the train and going by van. I picked the van because we could stop often and take pictures and have a personal guide/driver. BTW - it was cheaper and longer than the train trip! It was exactly the right decision for my wife and me. We were often up higher than the train tracks and so had better views. At stops we could look close at plants and could walk on snow - not possible on the train. When we spotted a bear, the driver turned around to let us take pictures the bear was a safe distance away. This excursion was a highlight of our Alaska trip.
Everything about this trip was wonderful. Our leader, Brook, was so informative and pleasant. She kept a good pace for our small group. Would recommend.
Beautiful country with a great guide
Tour did not go at 8.45 as promised , set off at 11.00.
Went up to Yukon instead of having lunch.
All very good.
Jaw Dropping Scenery and plenty of camera stops
Was amazing, our tour guide was excellent, very informative and knowledgable, great excursion
excellent trip up to the Yukon.Fantastic sights and the driver/guide was excellent.
This was OK. The trail hike was reasonably easy and the float down the river was pleasant.
One of the best tours we have every taken. Loved every minute.
Wonderful guide and great tour. The lunch was excellent--lovely inn.
Another most wonderful tour. My wife and I previously visited Skagway and took a tour so we expected this to be similar. This tour took us not only through Skagway but up to Whitehorse Pass, via a small coach. What made this trip superior to the train which goes to the same place is that the coach stops and we are allowed to get out and take pictures from the side of the road. This tour allowed us to enter into the Yukon of Canada and then visit a wonderful little cemetery that gave us a feeling of what it was like it the olden days. My wife and I would whole heartedly recommend this tour... Our driver was not a local but a young man who was well versed in the area. This tour also provided us with a lunch at the Skagway Inn after our tour and we were most happy with the food there.
Really good tour. Our guide, Joe, was excellent. Hike was moderate nice mix of up , down, and flats. Float trip was great, saw Bear, Eagles, seals
We had a fabulous time. The hike was pretty strenuous, but our guide, Gann Brewer, went out of his way to help. He made the excursion fun and exciting, keeping us safe, yet having fun. On the way back, he pointed out fun facts about Skagway and dropped us off wherever we wanted to go. I would highly recommend the trip.
This was a great tour. The first mile of the 2 mile hike was a little steep, but our tour guide, Bob, had us take breaks so it wasn't too hard. There were lots of tree roots on the trail to avoid, but Bob showed us where to step to we wouldn't fall. He explained a lot about the rainforest trees and plants. The second mile of the trail was mostly flat and easier, but just as scenic. The float on the river was also very good. Bob showed us how to get into the raft so we wouldn't fall. As we floated down the river he pointed out bald eagles and other wildlife. For a short while we were followed by two harbor seals. So cute. At the end of the trip we got a light snack. The ride in the van to the trail was also scenic and Bob told us more interesting stories about the area. It was a great trip and worth the price.
good, long bus ride could use another stop along the way
There was no a tour of Skagway the city. Would like to of heard more about the city.
The tour was excellent but it was strenuous for my wife who has a knee issue. The guide was the best.
Bob the guide was personable and informative and maintained a comfortable pace on the hike as well as an accomplished raftsman. Enjoyed the narration and tour and would highly recommend.
THE BEAUTY OF NATURE AT ITS FINEST!!! The best sceneries I've seen in my entire life! Jessica JJ was our tour guide and driver -- she's simply awesome! Always volunteered to take our pictures, which she said is part of her job description. : Sure enough, the photos she took of me were brilliant! Thanks to one other reviewer who said that this tour is better than the train ride becoz we get to enjoy each stop: admire the beauty of each scenery and capture the memory via photos. EXCELLENT TOUR WITH JJ!!!
Lots of stops to enjoy the many beautiful views in British Columbia. Well worth the money. We wanted to see what we could while we were there. Thanks to Heidi, our guide, who rocks! How many visitors are as lucky to get a tour from an Iditarod racer?
We thoroughly enjoyed the forest walk and float down the river.
This was our most favorite tour on our Alaska cruise. Was able to get my elderly mother on the raft along with my kids. All 9 of us took this slow gentle river ride, we saw 2 bald eagles on the tree where their nest was, another one was further up the river. This was as scenic as I imagined. A very worthwhile excursion. I highly recommend this one.
Doing what: Skagway Shore Excursion: Scenic River Float Tour
Our guide JJ knew what she was talking about! Very informative and pleasant and took the time to answer any questions we had about each place we stopped. I would take this trip again, not like the Viator whale watching in Juneau where it was a big loss in time and money!
Very enjoyable with a knowledgeable guide who stayed with us on the hike and float trip. It's good to get some exercise after the feasting on a cruise ship.
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