- 2-hour shore excursion from Skagway
- Visit the historic Gold Rush-era camp of Liarsville
- Feast on authentic Alaskan food at the included salmon bake and buffet
- Learn how to pan for gold and keep all you find!
- Explore the Gold Rush-era exhibits and historical buildings, and watch exciting performances
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Covered by Viator's Worry-Free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship
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What You Can Expect
Your Gold Rush adventure starts with an all-you-can-eat alfresco feast in the forest, including wild, Alaskan-caught salmon grilled over an alder-wood fire. After you eat, walk on over to the Gold Rush-era trail camp. Here, admire the pretty waterfall and the authentic exhibits of Liarsville's past. Then head to the Hippodrome, where a cast of 'sourdoughs' and 'dance hall girls' will entertain you with a hilarious melodrama and a poem by the “Bard of the North,” Robert Service.
Next, learn the art of gold panning before you are set free in the Liarsville gold fields to pan on your own. You are guaranteed to find that precious metal that drove men and women crazy with gold fever!
When you've made your fortune, enjoy some free time to stroll through the camp and visit the Fancy Goods souvenir store, the historic bordello and the laundry tents to view the antiques and vintage clothing left behind by the miners and the ladies of the night. This is the perfect time to have your picture taken with one of the dance hall girls or the camp's popular mascot, an Alaskan malamute (a type of dog) named Denali. Complimentary cookies and apple cider are available.
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Skagway port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Wild Alaskan salmon
Prospector Pete’s reindeer beans
Cole slaw and other fresh salads
Coffee and lemonade (beer and wine are available for purchase)
Everyone was very courteous and helpful. Our bus driver added to the trip with lots of local color. The entertainment was very nice. Great group of people that made our gold panning experience very special.
Excellent experience. My teenagers finally admitted they enjoyed it.