• Location: Skagway, Alaska
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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While in Skagway port, spend half a day discovering the wild beauty of Canada’s Yukon territory via a mini-bus. This tour travels along the Klondike Highway, with mountain and waterfall scenery that will take your breath away. Wind your way up to White Pass summit and feast eyes on the dramatic landscape of Tormented Valley. Spot wildlife along the way, and don’t forget to take a commemorative shot at the Yukon border sign. Note: bring a current, valid passport.


  • Half-day shore excursion of the Canadian Yukon border from Skagway by Mini-bus
  • See White Pass summit, Tormented Valley and a northern Boreal forest
  • Welcome to Alaska sign and Yukon border sign
  • Good potential for wildlife sightings
  • Lots of Scenic photo stops at local landmarks viewpoints along the Klondike highway route
  • View at Yukon Suspension Bridge
  • Gift shop/snacks available to purchase at Suspension Bridge
  • Nicest restrooms along this tour route
  • Learn about the history of the Gold Rush and nature of the area on this narrated tour
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

What You Can Expect

Skagway Shore Excursion: Half-Day Tour to the Yukon Border

Welcome to the Yukon Sign

After pickup from Skagway port, board your mini-bus and drive along the Klondike Highway in British Columbia. Amid stunning mountain scenery, pass landmarks including Brackett Wagon Road, WP&YR railroad, Moore Creek Bridge and Pitchfork Falls. During the day, keep watch for moose, bears, birds, sheep and goats.

Ascend 3,292 feet (1003 meters) to White Pass summit, a route that thousands of stampeders journeyed in 1898 during the Gold Rush in search of fortune. Enter Tormented Valley, a subarctic alpine tundra with a beautiful lake.

Travel into northern boreal forests and stop at Tutshi and Windy Arm lakes, surrounded by towering peaks. Bonus stop at the Yukon Suspension Bridge for views of the scenic span above the Tutshi river canyon. Also available on site are restrooms, snack bar and gift shop. (Crossing of Bridge is not included or is there time to add on this option). Make a final stop at the Yukon border sign and take a souvenir photo of your shore excursion. Afterward, enjoy transport back to your cruise ship in Skagway.

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

David F W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

If you like taking photos, you'll have plenty of amazing opportunities on this excursion.

Nancy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

I highly recommend this tour, our tour guide Brook was the best, we stopped numerous times for pictures, the beauty of this tour was absolutely gorgeous, I felt like I was looking at a postcard. She was very informative about the area. It was worth every penny spent.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

it was incredible.. the best excursion we took on our Alaskan Cruise.. our tour guide was Brook.. very informed and very entertaining.. the stops were beautiful, as were just looking out the window as we drove thru.. Any question we asked, she knew the answer.. I tried to review this excursion before, but for some reason it never took.. was disappointed because really wanted to let you know this was one of the highlights of our trip.. the price was good too


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

So very pleased with this tour ,Every turn screamed ,take my picture, the scenery was incredible. I liked the fact we could get out and walk to the beach, take water from the bridal falls , take tons of photos and feel the beauty surrounding us. Our guide was very informative and fun. went above and beyond many guides.The price was great, Recommended it to ladies we met during the trip and they couldn,t thank me enough, they loved it too, we saw Alasks at it,s bet!

Kathleen Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

We were in a small van of only 10 people with a fascinating tour guide on this beautiful trip to the Yukon.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Only 9 of us on this tour. Lots of photo stops and very informative driver/ guide. Would recommend this tour.

Paul D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Amazing. Our tour guide was so informative and also very funny. The scenery is spectacular. Had lots of stops for photo opportunities our guide turned the bus around so we could get good photos of a black bear. He brought along his own book to pass around about history of the gold rush. Brilliant.

Wendall K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

There were four of us on this tour and we agreed that this was much better than taking the train. The driver of the van was from Scagway, which is more relevant than someone just working in Alaska for the summer. She could tell us what it was like to live in Scagway. When we saw the mama bear with her cub, the driver pulled right over and stopped so we could take photos and enjoy watching them. She understood her passengers. She managed her time well and we got to see what we had hoped to see. Taking our photos under the Yukon sign was pretty neat!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Excellent driver/tour guide wonderful very knowledgeable Highly recommended seen a lot of scenery


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Excellent !!! Highly recommended guide/driver very knowledgeable ,definitely worth it ....it's a must to see

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