Tour code: 5338PRTSGYFULL
Spend the day discovering the treasures of Yukon, Canada's westernmost territory, while your ship is docked in Skagway. Visit the Caribou Crossing Trading Post, its museum and a dogsled camp, where huskies train for the Yukon Quest dogsled race. In the summer, upgrade and experience a dogsled ride led by a musher along a woodsy trail. No matter the season, soak up the wild beauty of southeast Alaska, British Columbia and the Yukon Territory on this Skagway shore excursion.

Highlights

  • Full-day Skagway shore excursion of the Yukon
  • Travel along the Klondike Highway and spot wildlife like goats, moose, bears and caribou
  • Browse through exhibits at the Museum of Yukon Natural History
  • Learn about the history about the Gold Rush
  • Traditional Yukon-style lunch included
  • Upgrade your Yukon experience to include dogsledding
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

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What You Can Expect

Skagway Shore Excursion: Full-Day Tour of the Yukon

Skagway Shore Excursion: Full-Day Tour of the Yukon

Gorgeous landscapes, wildlife sightings and time with dogsledding huskies — what could make for a more perfect day while your ship is docked at Skagway port? Your 6.5-hour shore excursion bustles you north along Klondike Highway, a route that parallels the 1898 Gold Rush Trail, as you make way to the US/Canadian border. Keep your eyes peeled for possible wildlife sightings, including Dall sheep, mountain goats, moose, bears and caribou.

Inside Canada, wind through a northern boreal forest for spectacular views of Bove Island, Tutshi Lake and Tagish Lake. Break for a photo stop at the Yukon border and then continue to Lake Bennett. Snap photos of the ‘World's Smallest Desert’ and Emerald Lake.

Arrive at the Caribou Crossing Trading Post and dig into hearty fare, Yukon style, which includes chicken with BBQ sauce, baked potato, coleslaw, dinner rolls, donuts and coffee.

Now that you’re warmed up, head inside the Museum of Yukon Natural History that houses impressive wildlife exhibits, from Ice Age specimens to more recent animal species in the Yukon. Animals from the arctic and subarctic regions of Alaska and the Yukon, as well as other regions in the world, are also on display.

Then, visit the on-site dogsledding camp and enjoy hands-on time with adorable huskies training for the Yukon Quest dogsled race. You’ll get to pet puppies, too, while hearing anecdotes from a musher about sledding adventures in the Yukon winter.

Want more time with huskies? In the summer, you can upgrade to take part in dogsledding. You'll be guided by a musher on a wheeled training cart along a forested trail (15- to 20-minute ride), used during the Gold Rush stampedes.

After time with the huskies, board your transport and relax on the return to Skagway port.

Please note: All passengers must have a valid passport.

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.

Customer Reviews

Douglas K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Great tour guide. There were no short cuts. Guide stopped at every place of interest. Pick-up and drop-offs at beginning and end of the tour were easy to make. Viator hired a great local company for this tour. I've done viator tours in the past They were all excellent.

Marilyn M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

It wad beautiful and fun

Joy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Awesome day! Wonderful tour guide - great job Brooke! BC, Yukon and Skagway Alska all in one day. Plus dog sledding! Great value!

YANG W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Very good experience. Lots of fun. We saw bear and rainbow on the way. Yukon camp is a nice place for family fun.

Jodi C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Awesome excursion! Our guide Mike was very knowledgeable and funny with a great laid back attitude! This was one of the best excursions I have ever taken and I would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Skagway.

Stuart B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

great trip, beautiful scenery and Mike, our guide, made the whole experience that much better. Very enjoyable and worthwhile

WAYNE L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great bus tour. Our driver/tour guide, Tyler, was great. Stopped often for pictures and had an excellent knowledge of the route. Great lunch in Carcross, YT. Talked to people who took the train and they were not happy that it did not go to Carcross. Got back to Skagway in lots of time to get on the ship. 2 hours

kerry r

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Our driver was excellent and very knowledgeable about the area. Really enjoyed the bus trip and learnt a lot about the area.

Donna F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

The guide was very knowledgable about the area as well as entertaining. Scenery spectacular and we even got to see a mama bear and her two cubs. I would highly recommend this tour

Judy X

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

The view is amazing, and coach trip is much better than the train trip.

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