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

Highlights
  • 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
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Skagway Shore Excursion: Half-Day Tour to the Yukon Border
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10am Yukon AdventureMost Popular
Half-Day Tour to the Yukon Border departing at 10:00am
From US$80.85
1pm Yukon Adventure
Half-Day Tour to the Yukon Border departing at 1:00pm
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12:30 pm Yukon Adventure
Half-Day Tour to the Yukon Border departing at 12:30pm
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Overview
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.
What to Expect
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 which includes the bridge crossing for views above the Tutshi river canyon. Also available on site are educational displays, restrooms, snack bar, and gift shop. Make a final stop at the Yukon border sign and take a souvenir photo of your shore excursion at the Welcome to the Yukon sign. 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 to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Reviews (195)
1 - 5 of 32 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2018
One of the best tours I've been on.

We opted for this tour instead of the expensive train ride and we weren't disappointed. We loved our guide, and for the life of me, I can't remember her name. The tour was absolutely fabulous. Not only did we get to see more than what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Barefoot29
Reviewed 27 September 2018
Wonderful tour

We had a great driver/tour director. Very knowledgeable and stopped frequently for picture ops. Would definitely do this tour again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank djtatham
Reviewed 21 September 2018
excellent tour well worth the trip

This company pulled out all the stops changing the date of our tour when our ship was unable to dock in Juneau and instead docked in Skagway the day before. We had a really good guide |I believe called Nate who kept us informed and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tourist774634
Cris S, Owner at Frontier Excursions & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

We appreciate your review and thanks for your understanding in allowing us to change the tour time based on the schedule change of your cruise ship. Nate is a wonderful guide, full of fun knowledge and a great way about him....we are thrilled to work...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Good train alternative, but not as good as train.

I've been to skagway several times. The best excursion is the Yukon Train Excursion without a doubt. It costs around $150 and i've done it before. I decided to try something else this time around. I tried Frontier's bus excursion. Its not as breathtaking. it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank waterdance
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile
Great 1/2 day Excursion

We spent a day in the port of Skagway. This half day excursion was the best of both worlds with wanting to have time to see downtown Skagway and see some beautiful sites in Alaska and Canada. Our tour guide was friendly and courteous. The...More

Thank Dean S
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624beam
20 August 2018|
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Response from CrisSiegel | Property representative |
The Fast Ferry that comes from Haines meets near the RR dock in Skagway. If you do book this tour and come over on the Fast ferry we can meet you at the Small boat harbor ramp if you ferry arrives close to departure time of... More
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winifred2018
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We don't cancel for bad weather unless it impacts the highway we travel, meaning a road closure or possibly early or late season because of snowy roads. Because the tour goes from sea level to over 3000 feet elevation at... More
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