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Skagway, Alaska Shore Excursions





Adventure Park and Zip Lines (3 - 3.5 hours)
Walk on harrowing balance beams, cross exciting suspension bridges and soar on a series of exhilarating zip lines.
Begin with a roughly 15-minute narrated drive through historic downtown Skagway and up the Klondike Highway. From the highway, take a short nature hike to the spectacular Adventure Park where guides outfit you with state-of-the-art safety equipment. Then you're off to enjoy the thrill of the ropes course and zip line experience! Enter into an incredible series of ropes course crossings including suspended bridges, burma loops and raised balance beams. Next up is a fantastic series of 6 zip lines through the lush Alaskan canopy. Zoom from platform to platform while your friends and family cheer you on! Your heart will be pumping as you get ready for the last zip to the ground. Enjoy amazing mountain views and the excitement of effortlessly soaring through the air during this approximately 2.5 hour experience. Board your transportation and return to the pier.
Price: $119 (ages 10 and up), $89 (ages 8 to 9)

Alaska Nature and Wildlife Expedition (6 - 6.5 hours)
Visit the "Valley of the Eagles," a fertile area rich with wildlife like bald eagles, brown bears and spawning salmon.
Cruise approximately 45 minutes down the glacial fjord between Skagway and Haines on a catamaran, enjoying a narration and close-to-the-water views of scenic waterfalls and marine wildlife. Arrive in Haines and travel by expedition bus to a location where seasonal wildlife viewing is the best. Explore 6 wildlife habitats: ocean, estuary, river, lake, old growth forest and muskeg. Use binoculars and powerful spotting scopes (photos can be taken through the scopes), as guides search for and identify: mountain goats in alpine meadows, bears along the river, seals, bald eagles, shore birds and waterfowl. This is a great opportunity to photograph the stunning scenery and wildlife in their natural habitat. Historic photos of Tlingit villages are available to compare the current landscape to how it appeared 100 years ago. Stop by a fish weir, used to count, measure and weigh salmon during the spawning season. On the shore of a picturesque lake, experience the living tapestry beneath towering hemlock and spruce trees on a nature walk through an ancient muskeg. Learn the relationships between species, their edible or medicinal uses and identify the carnivorous plants along the trail. Check off the day's discoveries with complimentary checklists for the wildlife and birds of Haines. Enjoy a leisurely pace where enough time is taken for exploration, photography, observation of animal behavior and lots of questions. Relax during a picnic-style lunch with an experienced naturalist/guide who might be a biologist, a forester, a published botanist, a science teacher, an environmental educator or a former Park Ranger. Learn about the small Alaskan town of Haines and the National Historic Landmark Ft. Seward during the drive back to the Haines dock. Return to Skagway on a 45-minute, scenic catamaran cruise.
Price: $178 (ages 10 and up), $120 (ages 5 to 9)

Alpine Lake Canoe Adventure (4.5 - 5 hours)
Paddle the pristine waters of Summit Lake amid a rocky landscape of coves and islets on this canoeing adventure.
Board your motorcoach and drive approximately 40 minutes through Skagway to the shores of Summit Lake in British Columbia. Along the way, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the Denver Glacier, White Pass and numerous snow-capped peaks. Upon arrival, take a short walk to your motor-assisted, 12-person voyageur canoe. These large canoes are similar to those used by trappers and prospectors during the Gold Rush era. After a safety briefing and paddling instruction, gear up and launch your canoe onto the water for an approximate 2-hour adventure. The rocky landscape of coves and islets make for stunning paddling in a pristine setting. If the winds should pick up or you become tired, the canoe’s small motor will assist. After exploring the narrow channels, stop on shore to relax, stretch your legs and enjoy some smoked salmon. After your snack, reboard your canoe to explore more of the aquamarine-colored waters of Summit Lake. Reboard your motorcoach and return to Skagway.
Price: $144 (ages 10 and up)

Alpine Snow Shoe & White Pass Rail Adventure (8 - 8.5 hours)
Traverse the snow-covered landscape by rail and snowshoe on this journey through the alpine terrain of British Columbia.
Walk with your guide to the White Pass depot from the pier for approximately 5 minutes. Board the White Pass and Yukon Route "Scenic Railway of the World" for an unforgettable 27.7 mile journey through the White Pass that traces the "Trail of '98." This trail was used by the Klondike Gold Rush Stampeders in the late 19th century. While aboard, prepare a box-style lunch as you enjoy the scenary (approximately 75 minutes). Leave the train at Gateway, mile 23.5, be outfitted with snowshoes and get oriented for your adventure. Travel for 3- to 4-miles on top of the pristine blanket of snow that covers the glacially carved landscape. Enjoy plentiful photo opportunities and expansive, wide open views of snow capped mountains and frozen lakes. Enjoy a fully narrated experience that tells you about the flora, fauna, and history that make the region unique. Take memorable photos from numerous panoramic vantage points with epic views. Benefit from exceptional customer service, as there will never be more than 6 guests per guide. Experience the remoteness of the "roadless" wilderness terrain and the potential for wildlife sightings during the approximate 4-hour expedition. Board the train after the hike for the remaining train ride to Fraser. Enjoy snacks and beverages. Relax and take in the scenic views from the bus on the 22-mile ride back to Skagway on the Klondike Highway.
Price: $302 (ages 10 and up), $302 (ages 9 and up)

Best of Skagway (6.5 - 7 hours)
Travel the White Pass and Yukon route, pan for gold in Liarsville and dine on salmon for the total Skagway experience.
Board a deluxe motor coach and departing the dock for the South Klondike Highway to the top of the White Pass, 3,292 feet above sea level. Majestic peaks, waterfalls and glaciers can all be seen on this approximately 60-minute, incredible drive. Note: Passports are required for all Guests since this tour will cross the border into Canada. Continue to Fraser, British Columbia where you will board the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad for an unforgettable ride down this historic and breathtaking narrow gauge railroad. Against all odds, the iron trail was carved through some of the North's most rugged terrain in 1898. This engineering wonder climbs nearly 3,000 feet over 20 miles of steep grades and cliff-hanging turns. Discover Liarsville Gold Rush Trail Camp and Salmon Bake, nestled beside a waterfall at the foot of the White Pass and so named for the journalists dispatched to Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush who fabricated tall-tales from this location. Your Liarsville experience begins with an all-you-can-eat alfresco feast in the forest that includes wild Alaskan-caught salmon freshly grilled over an alder wood fire. After your meal, mosey over to the gold rush-era trail camp. Enjoy the waterfall and the authentic exhibits of Liarsville. Browse for souvenirs in the Fancy Goods Gift Shop. Learn the art of gold panning and then be set free in the Liarsville gold fields, where you are guaranteed to find the precious metal that drove men and women wild with gold fever! You are guaranteed to find gold in every pan! Once you've made your fortune, gather around the campfire to roast marshmallows. Help yourself to cookies and apple cider and have your picture taken with the camp's lovable mascot, an Alaskan malamute named Dolly. Gather at the Liarsville 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. Take time to wander through the camp and visit the general store, saloon and laundry tents to view the antiques and vintage clothing left behind by the miners and dance hall girls. Conclude your approximate 90-minute visit. Finally, visit the world famous Red Onion Saloon. The Red Onion was the classiest dance hall and saloon in the bustling gold rush town of Skagway. Upstairs, in the Red Onion Brothel Museum, you'll step back in time on a guided tour of this famous establishment filled with antiques from the gold rush days. Don't miss the priceless nickel silver dress worn by the Onion's first Madam. You can even enjoy a glass of Alaskan amber beer, wine or root beer while being entertained by the tales and events that took place in this historic building. Note: Inside the Red Onion Museum some paintings and artifacts include the nude human form.
Price: $272 (ages 16 and up)

Chilkoot Horseback Adventure (3.5 - 4 hours)
Ride into Dyea, former home to a gold rush city located in one of Alaska's most breathtakingly beautiful valleys.
Meet your guides and travel through historic Skagway and on to Dyea via an approximate 30-minute seaside drive. Arrive at the ranch and have a 20-minute safety presentation and the introduction to your individual horse. You'll then enter the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park and begin your trek on horseback. Ride for approximately 105 minutes. Halfway through, your guide will take pictures of you and your horse with the ocean in the background. Look for wild iris, fireweed and wild berries along the way. While the horses pause for a drink and a few nips of grass, your guides will tell you of the famous history of Dyea. You'll be able to see how millions of years of titanic forces have shaped Dyea into the landscape it is today. Reboard your transportation and travel back to the pier.
Price: $201 (ages 12 and up)

Chilkoot Trail Hiking & Rafting (4 - 4.5 hours)
Travel the Chilkoot Trail, a tranquil trek of staggering beauty that once led speculators to the Klondike's gold rush riches.
Meet your guide and travel approximately 30 minutes through Skagway and along the coast to Dyea and the head of the historic Chilkoot Trail. Hike the 2-mile long climb 350 feet over Saintly Hill on the famous Chilkoot Trail, retracing the steps of the gold hungry stampeders of 1898. A knowledgeable guide will weave an entertaining mixture of natural history and Klondike folklore during the approximately 2-hour hike. Arrive at the banks of the Taiya River, receive safety instructions and board an 18-foot raft for a scenic float (no white water) down the river. Float for approximately 40 minutes toward the tidal estuary where the forest gives way to fields of beach greens and wild iris. See the granite walls of North America's deepest fjord rise steeply to snow-capped peaks and hanging glaciers. Enjoy a snack at the end of your tour before being transported back to the ship.
Price: $135 (ages 10 and up), $82 (ages 8 to 9)

Denver Valley Wilderness Hike & White Pass Rail Adventure (8.5 - 9 hours)
Nature calls as you enjoy a 6-mile hike through an old-growth forest valley and a train ride along a historic gold rush route.
Travel by bus for approximately 40 minutes on a picturesque journey up the White Pass all the way to Fraser, BC. Board the White Pass Railway for an unforgettably scenic journey across the Canadian highlands, down the White Pass, trace the Trail of "98" and arrive at the Denver Trail, approximately 6 miles from Skagway. Follow the Denver Valley trail on a 5 to 6-mile roundtrip wilderness hike, as it winds its way along the East Fork of the Skagway River to Elway Falls, for approximately 4.25 hours. Enjoy the pristine beauty of the Tongass National Forest and marvel at trees more than 1,000 years old. This old-growth forest valley was carved by glaciers and is deeper than the Grand Canyon. Your experience is fully narrated by your guide, who introduces you to the flora, fauna and history that make the region unique. Board the train after the hike for the remaining 6-mile ride back to town and enjoy snacks and beverages while onboard. Be free to explore the historic town when the adventure ends at the White Pass depot.
Price: $296 (ages 10 and up), $296 (ages 9 and up)

Dog Sledding and Glacier Flightseeing (2 - 2.5 hours)
Mush your way across the frozen expanse of the Denver glacier with a team of dogs after flightseeing from a helicopter.
Board your transportation at the pier. A short transfer will take you to the heliport where, following a safety video, you'll be outfitted with glacier boots and vests and loaded onto the helicopter. Once airborne, soar over stunning glaciers and snow fields for approximately 15 minutes and then land at the dog camp situated on the Denver Glacier. Leave your aircraft behind to become acquainted with the world of "mushing" and dog sledding. You have the option to either stand on the sled and mush or relax in the sled and observe the breathtaking environment around you for approximately 25 minutes. This authentic Alaskan adventure gives you the chance you to meet professional mushers and the friendly dogs that have made the Iditarod Dog Race famous. After your approximate 1-hour visit at the largest sub-arctic dog camp operation in the world, re-board the helicopter and take in the stunning views (approximately 15 minutes of flying) on your way back to heliport.
Price: $720 (ages 10 and up),$600 (ages 2 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 1)

Eagle Preserve Float Adventure and Lynn Fjord Cruise (6 - 6.5 hours)
Watch for eagles in the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve after a catamaran cruise through the spectacular Lynn Fjord.
Meet your guide and begin your adventure by boarding a 150-passenger, comfortable, covered catamaran. During the approximately 40-minute ride, watch for whales and sea lions and land mammals as you explore the rugged beauty of Alaska's deepest fjord, Lynn Canal. Arrive at the historic Fort Seward and the town of Haines, where you'll embark on a narrated 40-minute drive up the Haines Highway, a National Scenic Byway, and arrive at the Eagle Preserve. Watch for moose and trumpeter swans in the beautiful marshlands along the way. Enjoy a deli-style riverside lunch (which may happen after the float trip) before donning rubber boots, lifejackets and receiving safety instructions. At the Preserve, experienced guides await to begin your rafting adventure. Float quietly for approximately 90 minutes down the river, the best way to observe the eagles drawn to the river to feed on the plentiful salmon. Conclude your raft voyage through the Preserve and take a narrated ride back to the town of Haines and enjoy your return catamaran ride to the port of Skagway.
Price: $205 (ages 10 and up), $172 (ages 7 to9)

Eagle Preserve Wilderness River Adventure (6 - 6.5 hours)
See moose, eagles and other wildlife as you travel deep into the Alaskan wilderness by catamaran and jet boat.
Meet your guide and board a 150-passenger catamaran for a 45-minute scenic ride on the Lynn Canal, where marine wildlife can often be spotted. Arrive in Haines, known as the hidden jewel of Alaska, and board your bus for a narrated, 30-minute journey through the Bald Eagle Preserve to the jet boat facility, where all the amenities await you (extra outerwear and a covered, heated pavilion for your picnic-style meal). Board the boat and journey deep into the true Alaskan wilderness of the Bald Eagle Preserve; moose are often sighted there, too. When animals are sighted, the guide will attempt to hold the boat against the current or turn around, to give you the best photo opportunities when water depth allows. The boats are uncovered for better wildlife and scenic photo opportunities. Complete your approximate 105-minute river adventure and head to the covered, heated lunch pavilion where you’ll enjoy hot dogs along with vegetarian chili, chicken noodle soup, chips, cookies and beverages. Retrace your route back to Skagway and get a great perspective of the size of the mountains that surround you.
Price: $209 (ages 10 and up), $135 (ages 5 to 9

Evening Wildlife Expedition (6 - 6.5 hours)
Observe the thriving wildlife of the Chilkoot River on a twilight tour of this nature photographer's paradise.
Cruise approximately 45 minutes down the glacial fjord between Skagway and Haines on a catamaran, enjoying a narration, and close-to-the-water views of scenic waterfalls and marine wildlife. Note: This tour runs August through September. Arrive in Haines and travel by expedition bus to the sheltered Chilkoot River Valley, for centuries the favorite fishing site for the Tlingit People and also for brown bears. Observe, as the sun slowly sets, brown bear sows and cubs descending on the river, leaving the cover of the forest to fish along the grassy banks. From the protection of your bus, witness the food chain in action as thousands of salmon swim past the hungry bruins splashing and feeding in the water. Use binoculars and powerful spotting scopes (photos can be taken through the scopes) as guides search for bears, seals, adult and young bald eagles, shore birds and waterfowl. This is a great opportunity to photograph some stunning scenery and wildlife in their natural habitat. Depending upon the location of the bears, your guides may let you off of the bus in quiet groups. If time allows, you may explore the temperate rainforest on a walk guided by your naturalist, or they may set up scopes on mountain Goats, perched eagles and other birds. Relax during a picnic-style lunch with an experienced naturalist/guide who might be a biologist, a forester, a published botanist, a science teacher, an environmental educator or a former park ranger. Learn about the small Alaskan town of Haines and the National Historic Landmark, Ft. Seward, during the drive back to the Haines dock. Return to Skagway on a 45-minute, scenic catamaran cruise.
Price: $197 (ages 10 and up), $152 (ages 5 to 9)

Ghost and Goodtime Girls Walking Tour (2 - 2.5 hours)
Step back in time on a walking tour through Skagway with one of the fun and informative madams of the Red Onion Saloon.
Meet your guide and madam of the Red Onion Saloon for a walking tour through downtown Skagway. Take a quick shuttle transfer from the pier to the start of your tour at the McCabe building. During your approximate 80-minute, 0.5 mile walking tour a lavishly costumed and highly entertaining madam will guide you through the back alleys and former red light districts of Skagway. Here, women of the evening brushed shoulders with notorious characters such as Soapy Smith and Frank Reid. Stories of Klondike Kate, Cad Wilson and Diamond Lil depict the adventurous stories of the women who stampeded north. You will pass historic and haunted gold rush buildings as you learn of Skagway's rich history. Your experience culminates with a stop at the world famous Red Onion Saloon's restored Brothel Museum. Here, join in a champagne toast and explore the hallways and bedrooms of this celebrated brothel, observing original relics and images of the ladies who worked there. Bring your camera and you may even catch a glimpse of the resident ghost, Lydia! Your tour concludes at the Red Onion Saloon and Guests may choose to stay in town and explore more of Skagway or take the short walk back to the pier.
Price: $48 (ages 18 and up)

Glacier Discovery by Helicopter (2 - 2.5 hours)
Discover the frigid majesty of Skagway's glacial landscape from above and close-up as you walk on a river of ice.
Board your transportation at the pier. A short transfer brings you to the heliport where, following a safety video, you are outfitted with glacier boots and vests and loaded onto the helicopter. Lift off from the historic Skagway waterfront and head into a rugged region of sheer mountains, majestic valleys and massive glaciers. Flight routes and landing zones are selected daily based on the weather forecast to ensure that you will see the best sights that the area has to offer. Jagged peaks towering over the Chilkat Glacier, cascading waterfalls surrounding the Ferebee Glacier, or the spectacular "river of ice" known as the Meade Glacier, may be among the wonders you will encounter during the approximate 20-minute flight. Land on your glacial destination and have the rare opportunity to explore one of Mother Nature's greatest marvels. Enjoy a walking exploration of the river of ice. Experienced glacier guides answer your questions and explain the awesome forces at work below your feet during your approximate 40-minutes on the glacier. Re-board your helicopter for another approximate 20-minutes of bird's eye discovery, where you will understand why Alaska is a "must see from the sky" destination. Arrive at the base and travel back to the pier. Tour includes approximately 40-minutes of helicopter time and approximately 40-minutes spent on the glacier.
Price: $398 (ages 10 and up), $350 (ages 2 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 1)

Glacier Lake Kayak & White Pass Rail Adventure (5 - 5.5 hours)
Ride the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad and explore the crystal clear waters of a glacially carved lake by kayak.
Walk with your guide to the White Pass depot from the pier for approximately 5 minutes. Board the White Pass and Yukon Route "Scenic Railway of the World" for an unforgettable 27.7-mile journey through the White Pass that traces the "Trail of '98" used by the Klondike Gold Rush Stampeders in the late 19th century. There is a safe, locked facility to store belongings you don't want to take in the kayak. Be outfitted with all necessary equipment, enter kayaks on land and be launched into the lake by your guides. Use state-of-the-art 2-person kayaks to paddle across and explore the pristine waters of a glacially carved lake in the rugged Canadian Highlands. Enjoy unobstructed panoramic views and photo opportunities of the stunning alpine wilderness. You'll see snow-capped mountains rising in all directions and enjoy a fully narrated experience that introduces you to the flora, fauna, and history that make the region unique. Benefit from exceptional customer service, as there will never be more than 6 guests per guide. Keep your eyes open for potential for wildlife sightings during your approximately 1-hour paddling. Note: All Guests must carry a passport while on this tour. Be served a light snack and drink before boarding a bus for the 22-mile ride down the Klondike Highway to Skagway.
Price: $258 (ages 10 and up), $258 (age 9)

Glacier Point Wilderness Safari (6 - 6.5 hours)
Get a taste of the Alaskan wilderness on this wildlife-focused trip in one of the most spectacular settings on Earth.
Meet your guide and begin your adventure boarding an enclosed custom-built boat designed for marine wildlife viewing and photography. Watch for whales and sea lions and explore the rugged beauty of Alaska's deepest fjord, Lynn Canal, during the approximate 60-minute scenic ride. Land on the beach at Glacier Point and take an approximate 30-minute drive through the rain forest towards the gear pavilion. "Gear up" (rain gear, rubber boots, lifejackets) and set out on a ¼-mile walk that includes breathtaking views of the Davidson Glacier, which tumbles from the towering mountains into a pristine lake. Board a stable 31-foot voyager canoe and paddle toward the face of the glacier that grows ever larger and more massive as you approach. Enjoy the intense blue of the ice sharply contrasting the polished granite walls and vibrant green forest during the approximate 75-minute canoe ride. Enjoy a picnic lunch served at a beach pavilion (included in your tour) and then navigate back to Skagway.
Price: $258 (ages 10 and up)

Gold Panning, Sled Dogs & Scenic Railway (7 - 7.5 hours)
Enjoy a rugged adventure in the breathtaking natural scenery of Alaska.
Embark on a 15-minute motorcoach ride through Skagway's historic district, headed towards Dredge Town. Meet the mushers who will take you into a theater to view a short film about the Iditarod Race and the history of Alaskan sled dogs. Be escorted to the mushers' checkpoint where you’ll have approximately 75 minutes to meet the dog racing team, see their equipment and learn about the skills it takes to be competitive in the sport. The dogs are friendly and will happily demonstrate a run for you. Afterwards, you'll be invited to meet and hold the puppies. See a humorous and educational show that will teach you how to pan for gold. Put your talents to use and dip a pan of pay dirt into our heated troughs. Afterwards, visit the Assayers' Office and have your gold weighed to see how much you earned! Climb back aboard the motorcoach for a 15-minute transfer to the railway station where a private train car awaits your arrival. Your guide from Dredge Town will accompany you on the 210-minute, round trip train ride to the border. There will be games, stories and contests. Once at the summit, the guide will offer you snacks and offer a toast. Board your motorcoach for the quick transfer back to the pier.
Price: $244 (ages 10 and up), $149 (ages 3 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 2)

Grizzly Falls Ziplining Expedition (3.5 - 4 hours)
Get a bird's-eye-view of the waterfalls and wilderness as you fly through trees at a zipline adventure park.
Meet your friendly guides at the dock and get started with a fun, narrated and approximate 40-minute drive to the historical town of Dyea. Upon arrival, the experienced guides will drive you up a thrilling 4x4 road, where only special vehicles can go. Once at base camp, the guides will give you a detailed safety and equipment orientation before you are fitted with your personal gear for the tour. You will also have the opportunity to actually "zip" on a low training cable to practice the techniques that you will be using on the tour. Complete 11 ziplines and traverse 4 adventure skybridges during this approximate 90-minute "zip-adventure". While waiting between each zip, you will enjoy amazing waterfall views from the observation platforms, a perfect place for taking memorable photos. Our guides will point out interesting highlights, including native vegetation, animals and local history. Your tour concludes with a scenic ride back to the pier.
Price: $194 (ages 10 and up)

Heli-Hike and Railroad Adventure (5 - 5.5 hours)
Embark on an epic Alaskan odyssey through ancient forests, above the glaciers and across gold rush routes.
Be transported to the helicopter base via a short bus ride. Take an approximate 15-minute scenic helicopter flight up the Skagway River valley and along the Sawtooth Mountain range and enjoy views of glaciers originating from the Juneau Ice Field before landing at Glacier Station. Explore the Laughton Glacier trail on a 4- to 5-mile roundtrip wilderness hike (approximately 3 hours), in the Tongass National Forest, that winds its way along the upper Skagway River in the remote Warm Pass valley, which is accessible only by train and helicopter. Enjoy the surreal beauty of the old-growth forest, complete with explanations from your experienced, knowledgeable and professional guide. Learn about the flora, fauna, and history that make the region unique. Take memorable photos at stops along the river and from a 360-degree vantage point, where epic views of the magnificent Laughton Glacier, and its 4000 vertical feet of icefalls, are often available. Benefit from exceptional customer service, as there will never be more than 6 guests per guide. Board the train and experience more than 14 miles and nearly one hour of the scenic and historic White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. The journey is fully narrated, and complete with waterfalls, rushing rivers and old wooden trestles. Note: All Guests must carry a passport while on this tour. Be free to explore the historic town when the adventure ends at the White Pass depot in Skagway, a short walk from your ship.
Price: $544 (ages 10 and up), $544 (age 9)

Historical City Tour and Salmon Bake (3 - 3.5 hours)
Begin your tour through Skagway's historic downtown area. Your guide will point out places of interest and regale you with tales of the famous and foolhardy for approximately 15 minutes. Discover Liarsville Gold Rush Trail Camp and Salmon Bake, nestled beside a waterfall at the foot of the White Pass and so named for the journalists dispatched to Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush who fabricated tall-tales from this location. Your Liarsville experience begins with an all-you-can-eat alfresco feast in the forest that includes wild Alaskan-caught salmon freshly grilled over an alder wood fire. After your meal, mosey over to the gold rush-era trail camp. Enjoy the waterfall and the authentic exhibits of Liarsville. Browse for souvenirs in the Fancy Goods Gift Shop. Be taught the art of gold panning, and then be set free in the Liarsville gold fields, where you are guaranteed to find the precious metal that drove men and women wild with gold fever! You are guaranteed to find gold in every pan! Once you've made your fortune, gather around the campfire to roast marshmallows. Help yourself to cookies and apple cider and have your picture taken with the camp's lovable mascot, an Alaskan malamute named Dolly. Gather at the Liarsville 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. Take time to wander through the camp and visit the general store, saloon and laundry tents to view the antiques and vintage clothing left behind by the miners and dance hall girls. Conclude your approximate 105-minute visit to Liarsville, re-board your motor coach and continue your city tour. Pass the scenic overlook and the Gold Rush Cemetery during an approximately one-hour ride before returning to pier.
Price: $90 (ages 10 and up), $47 (ages 3 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 2)

Jewell Gardens (3 - 3.5 hours)
Tour Alaska’s most impressive show garden—then step into the Garden City Glassworks to create a stunning glass memento.
Board a motorcoach and enjoy a narrated tour of Skagway on the way to Jewell Gardens, a tranquil oasis of organic, northern flowers and plants. Upon arrival, your guide will offer a private tour of this spectacular show garden and the on-site “hot shop,” where you’ll learn the ancient art of working with molten glass. Create the ultimate Alaska memento - a handmade glass ornament to float in your garden pond, display in a window or hang on your Christmas tree. For a dazzling effect that echoes the spirit of the Klondike Gold Rush, you’ll have the opportunity to also incorporate 24-karat gold. Afterward, ship your work of art anywhere in the world at no additional charge. Take a guided tour of the glass gallery’s hand-blown works of art, followed by tea service, lunch or light dinner (depending on time of day). Your meal is prepared with fresh ingredients from the garden and, for Guests 21 and older, is accompanied by a glass of beer or wine. Enjoy free time to wander the gardens, gallery and shop. Your tour concludes with a scenic drive back to the pier.
Price: $232 (ages 10 and up), $129 (ages 5 to 9)

Klondike Bicycle Tour (2.5 - 3 hours)
Retrace the gold rush route of 1898 while coasting down the White Pass Summit on an exhilarating mountain bike ride.
Take an approximate 25-minute narrated van tour to the summit of the White Pass. Your experienced guides will tell you about the rush of 1898 and the unique geology and ecology of this rich area. You will travel from the temperate forest through the coastal mountains to the alpine! Hop on a bicycle and coast downhill from the summit to the sea! You will be escorted for a 15-mile coast on a paved road back to Skagway. You will make frequent stops on this approximately 1.5 hour ride for photos of glacier fed waterfalls, stunning mountain landscapes, and important historical markers on the White Pass Trail. At times, wildlife is also spotted along the road! Note: Guests must be at least 4'6" tall and comfortable riding a bicycle downhill using the brake system. Arrive back in historical Skagway where you can spend the rest of your day or you can be given a ride back to your ship.
Price: $123 (ages 13 and up)

Klondike Campfire Breakfast (1.5 - 2 hours)
Listen to music, hear stories and learn the art of panning at Liarsville Gold Rush Trail!
Board a motorcoach and begin your tour through Skagway's historical downtown area, where your driver guide will enlighten you with the picturesque facts of this town's turbulent past for the approximately 15–minute drive. Arrive at Liarsville Gold Rush Trail Camp, nestled beside a waterfall at the foot of the White Pass and named for the journalists dispatched to Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush who fabricated tall tales from this very location. Watch the camp chef whip up a hearty breakfast of steak and eggs and sourdough blueberry pancakes! Dig in and enjoy your meal with orange juice and fresh coffee. While you eat, be entertained with music and poetry by Robert Service. •Next, be taught the art of gold panning and be guaranteed to find gold in every pan! Before you head back to the pier, have time to browse for souvenirs in the Fancy Goods Gift Shop.
Price: $37 (ages 10 and up), $24 (ages 3 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 2)

Klondike Family Challenge (5 - 5.5 hours)
Master the art of gold panning, meet the sled dogs and puppies, and learn the history of beer and root beer.
Board your motorcoach for a quick transfer to Dredge Town, where you will be immersed in the wild history of the Klondike Gold Rush. Travel back in time as photographs, artifacts and interpretive displays bring the past to life. Enjoy activities and competitions throughout your visit while you complete your Klondike Prospector Booklet. Meet a cast of costumed characters for fun and a chance to find your fortune at Dredge Town. Learn the art of gold panning and practice your technique in warm-water troughs. The people of Dredge Town will keep you laughing with antics and capers while they try to prove who is the best miner in the Klondike. For your first challenge, cheer and compete to see who can pan the fastest and claim the most. Meet our musher for a video presentation that introduces you to dogs of the Klondike Gold Rush and highlights winter dog sledding of today. On your way to meet the Iditarod sled dogs and their puppies, stop by the checkpoint tent with your musher. Here, you are introduced to all the gear a musher and dog team takes with them on a long distance race like the Iditarod. Watch the dogs as they run around the track and show off their strength and skills. Guests are invited to interact with the dogs and hold the puppies! Your second challenge is to see how many of the dogs' names you can remember. Feel the cold of an Iditarod race and experience the thrill of 40 degrees below! After suiting up in a parka and additional warm layers, step into a cold chamber with a guide and sit on an ice throne to experience other unique features of the extreme cold. Take a quiz about subfreezing temperatures after your tour to see if you became and expert. Take a stroll through the Dredge Town soda factory and learn about the history of soft drinks before sampling a few - all made on site. Design your very own root beer label! Root beer and cream soda are ready for you to taste straight from the tap. Our beers are for the adults! Sit down to an exclusive lunch buffet that includes ribs, chicken, salads, macaroni and cheese and special s'mores for dessert. Join Dredge Town's characters around the campfire for songs, games and storytelling, including poetry by Robert Service and a bad joke telling contest! Each group will complete the challenge by etching their family name on a wooden plank, tacked to the site panning shed for all to see. Enjoy leisure time to browse in the Gold Parlor for fine jewelry, gold nuggets and gold gifts galore! Following your tour you can relax along the river and enjoy the mountain views before returning back to the pier. There is even a dress up photography area for you to make a lasting memory.
Price: $136 (ages 10 and up), $105 (ages 3 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 2)

Klondike Gold Dredge and White Pass Railway (4.5 - 5 hours)
Experience the Klondike Gold Rush as you pan for gold yourself at a gold dredge and learn of the Klondike's history.
Board a vintage rail car (after a short transfer) for an approximate 95-minute, fully narrated trip aboard the historic White Pass & Yukon Route. Against all odds, the iron trail was carved through some of the North's most rugged terrain in 1898.This engineering wonder climbs nearly 3,000 feet over 20 miles of steep grades and cliff-hanging turns. Note: Passports are required for all Guests, since this tour will cross the border into Canada. Climb aboard a deluxe motor coach and continue on your motor coach for the journey down the west side of the White Pass canyon. Listen to your driver/guide's stories of the stampeders who trekked through the pass in search of gold. See picturesque points such as Tormented Valley and Pitchfork Falls as you head home back to your ship. Arrive at the historical Klondike Gold Dredge for the thrill of the 1898 Gold Rush! This guided tour, complete with colorful characters, provides a unique opportunity to explore a massive Gold Dredge, formerly used in the Klondike Gold Fields. Hear and see the men who toiled under the midnight sun in search of gold in historical footage. See mining antiques, including archival photographs and this amazing 350-ton piece of machinery which is one of more than 120 that operated in the north, and today stands as a great monument to the gold rush seekers of the past century. After viewing a gold panning exhibition, you'll have a chance to try your hand at gold panning. You're guaranteed to find gold in every pan! The Gold Shack staff will then weigh your gold and fashion a memorable keepsake. On your return to Skagway, you may either stop for shopping or return directly to the ship.
Price: $212 (ages 10 and up), $112 (ages 3 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 2)

Klondike Rock Climbing and Rappelling (3 - 3.5 hours)
Join professional mountain guides for an exciting rock climbing and rappelling adventure on Alaska's granite walls.
Begin with an approximate 15-minute narrated drive through historic downtown Skagway into the majestic White Pass Gold Route. From the highway, take a short nature hike to the spectacular rock face carved by retreating glaciers. There you will gear up with rock climbing shoes, helmet and harness, and then you're off to enjoy the incredible adventure! Choose between over a dozen climbing routes with each climb ending in an amazing view of the Skagway River and surrounding wilderness. You will also have the opportunity to try an awesome 70-foot rappel! This adventure is perfect for those looking for a first climbing experience, or for experienced climbers. None of the climbing is mandatory, and everyone will enjoy the cliffside snack and breathtaking mountain views during this approximate 2.5-hour adventure. Board your transportation and return to the pier.
Price: $115 (ages 10 and up)

Laughton Glacier Snowshoe Hike and Rail Adventure (9 - 9.5 hours
Experience Alaska's rugged beauty on a scenic train ride and a hike through an enchanting, old-growth forest.
Walk with your guide to the White Pass depot from the pier for approximately 5 minutes. Take a memorable 14-mile scenic rail journey to the Wilderness whistle stop, known as Glacier Station, preparing a box-style lunch on the way. Follow the upper Skagway River on a 6- to 8-mile roundtrip hike (approximately 6.5 hours) that takes you through lush old-growth forest on your way to stunning panoramic views and the magnificent Laughton Glacier. Enjoy a fully narrated experience that tells you about the flora, fauna, and history that make the region unique. Take memorable photos at stops along the river and from 360-degree vantage points with epic views. Benefit from exceptional customer service, as there will never be more than 6 Guests per guide. Board the train and experience more than 14 miles and nearly one hour of the scenic and historic White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. The journey is fully narrated, and complete with waterfalls, rushing rivers and old wooden trestles. Note: All Guests must carry a passport while on this tour. Be free to explore the historic town when the adventure ends at the White Pass depot in Skagway, a short walk from your ship.
Price: $295 (ages 10 and up), $295 (age 9)

Legends and Lies: Historic Saloon Experience and City Tour (2.5 - 3 hours)
Relive the Klondike gold rush and experience saloon life with this hands-on tour at the historic Skagway Inn.
Begin with a short walk down the pier where you’ll board a bus for the 45-minute city tour through historic downtown Skagway. See restored buildings from the gold-rush era and hear stories about the prospectors who passed through town on their way to the gold fields. Continue on to historic Paradise Alley where the Skagway Inn is located. Here, you’ll find the legendary Saloon Room, which was the largest brothel in 1898. Spend 90 minutes meeting characters from a bygone era. Enjoy their stories, tall tales and music. Hear about the “short cons,” typical of those used by the con artists of the Klondike. Nibble on an array of snacks and learn to make your own Stampeder libations by Big Ed Burns, including Alice’s Northern Lights, made with ginger and edible gold, as well as the Bucking Caribou. You’ll receive a signature glass and recipes as souvenirs. Choose a bus ride (with complementary pass) on the Skagway Municipal Authority Rapid Transit (SMART) back to the pier or meander through town and walk back to the ship at the conclusion of the tour.
Price: $100 (ages 21 and up)

Liarsville Gold Rush Trail Camp and Salmon Bake Featuring Exclusive Disney Character Experience (2.5 - 3 hours)
Pan for gold and go on a scavenger hunt with your favorite Disney Characters through the gold rush camp of Liarsville.
Board a motorcoach and begin your tour through Skagway's historic downtown area, where your driver-guide will enlighten you with the facts about this town's turbulent past for approximately 15 minutes. Discover Liarsville Gold Rush Trail Camp and Salmon Bake, nestled beside a waterfall at the foot of the White Pass and so named for the journalists dispatched to Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush who fabricated tall-tales from this very location. Gather at the Liarsville Hippodrome, where a cast of sourdoughs and dance hall girls will entertain you with a hilarious puppet show highlighting tales of the gold rush era. Next, be taught the art of gold panning and then take part in a fun scavenger hunt around the camp to gather your equipment to get started! Join some of your favorite Disney Characters as you search for gold. Everyone is guaranteed to find that precious metal that drove men and women wild with gold fever! Everyone is guaranteed to find gold in every pan! Once you've made your fortune, gather around the campfire to roast marshmallows or take a memorable photo with your Disney Pals! Next, enjoy an all-you-can-eat outdoor feast in the forest that includes wild, Alaskan-caught salmon freshly grilled over an alder wood fire. After your meal, browse for souvenirs in the Fancy Goods Gift Shop before heading back to the ship.
Price: $119 (ages 10 and up), $70 (ages 3 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 2)

Musher's Camp & Sled Dog Experience (3 - 3.5 hours)
Get a glimpse of a truly northern pastime while you learn about the lives of sled dogs and their mushers.
Meet your friendly guides at the dock and head out of Skagway. Your guides will give you a narrated account of its rich Gold Rush history and present-day community. Then, you can relax during the 9-mile (approximately 40 minutes) seaside drive to the northern most point of the Lynn Canal, the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park and our Musher's Camp. Switch into our thrilling 4x4 Unimog vehicles and be driven up 1.5 miles of off-road fun. At the top, you will meet the dogs and climb onto a wheeled sled custom made for running during the snow-less summer months. The husky team will whisk you along a one-mile, wooded trail through some of the Southeast Alaska's beautiful temperate rainforest. Meet a fun dog musher and learn about the hard work, dedication and energy involved in this wonderful and rewarding sport. Before you leave, don't forget to snuggle with our adorable husky puppies and enjoy some free time to visit with the dogs or stop by the snack bar to purchase a beverage. You can inspect the racing gear and equipment and, of course, remember to snap some photos memorializing this truly unique Alaskan adventure, before travelling back to the pier.
Price: $176 (ages 10 and up), $146 (ages 3 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 2)

Ocean Raft Nature Adventure (2 - 2.5 hours)
Take an intimate tour of the Lynn Canal for a unique sightseeing experience in this picturesque fjord.
Climb aboard a rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RIB), the same type of boat used by Navy Seals and Coast Guard rescue teams. Guests will be provided with a comfortable exposure suit to wear over their clothing in order to stay warm and dry. Gloves, goggles and a hat are also provided. Get ready for an adventure through the Lynn Canal, North America's longest and deepest fjord. You will get extra close to the shore while exploring hidden coves, waterfalls and beaches. Your knowledgeable captain will make multiple stops for photo opportunities and offer informative tips while looking for wildlife. Stay on the lookout for eagles, seals, sea lions, mountain goats and sea birds as you explore the rugged wilderness of this majestic fjord. On occasion, the Captain will shut down the engines and allow you to fully appreciate the sights, sounds and smells of this pristine Alaska wilderness. Conclude your ocean raft adventure and take a short transfer back to the pier or, alternatively, you can walk back to the ship.
Price: $172 (ages 10 and up)

Rain Forest Bicycle Tour (3 - 3.5 hours)
Ride through lush rainforests, wildflower blossoms and amazing scenery on this 2-wheel tour of the Alaskan wild.
Take a van tour along the beautiful coastal inlets of the Northern Lynn Canal for approximately 25 minutes to the west of Skagway. Your experienced guides will tell you about the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898 and the unique ecology of this rich area. You will catch amazing views of the fjord on your way out to the Chilkoot Trailhead. Hop on a bicycle for an intimate bicycle ride through the rainforest and the site of Dyea. Once home to thousands of gold-crazed stampeders, Dyea is now virtually non-existent, as nature has reclaimed the land. You will pedal on accessible flat and dirt roads for 5 miles and approximately 90 minutes of biking and see all that is left of this once bustling town. Have the opportunity to view spectacular wildflower blooms and Alaskan wildlife such as bald eagles, spawning salmon and even bears. Venture out to the tidal flats, where Alaska is literally growing, for amazing views of the coastal mountains and fjord. End your tour and ride back to the pier.
Price: $112 (ages 10 and up)

Sawtooth Mountain Nature Hike (4.5 - 5 hours)
Trek through an ancient valley carved by the slow blade of a glacier and thriving with old-growth trees and wildlife.
Walk with your guide to the White Pass Depot from the pier for approximately 5 minutes. Access the remote wilderness trail via a brief 20-minute, 6-mile ride aboard the White Pass Railroad from Skagway. Explore the Denver trail on a 4 to 5-mile roundtrip wilderness hike. Wind along the East Fork of the Skagway River in the Tongass National Forest and enjoy the pristine beauty of the glacially carved, old-growth forest valley. Marvel at trees more than 1,000 years old. Take memorable photos at stops along the river and gaze at the craggy peaks of the Sawtooth range that make this valley deeper than the Grand Canyon. Enjoy a fully-narrated experience that tells you about the flora, fauna and history that make the region unique. Benefit from exceptional customer service as there will never be more than 6 Guests per guide. Keep your eyes open for potential for wildlife sightings during your approximately 3-hour hike. Board the train for the 20-minute return trip to Skagway. Note: All Guests must carry a passport while on this tour. Feel free to explore the Skagway when the adventure ends at the White Pass depot, a short walk from your ship.
Price: $156 (ages 10 and up), $156 (ages 9)

Scenic Summit, BBQ and Gold Panning (4 - 4.5 hours)
Enjoy panoramic views of the Skagway Valley on your way to Klondike Gold Fields for a barbecue lunch and gold panning!
Enjoy a scenic motorcoach ride along the Klondike Highway, paralleling the route used by prospectors during the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. You'll ascend 3,292 feet to White Pass Summit while your knowledgeable guide will captivate you with tales of earlier travelers and the hardships they endured in their quest to reach the interior. At the summit, breathtaking views surround you as you pause to relish the experience and photograph the majestic mountains and cascading waterfalls. On your way back to Skagway, stop at the scenic Skagway Overlook, a photographer's delight offering a panoramic view of the Skagway Valley, glacier-clad mountains, Lynn Canal and your cruise ship. Travel to the Klondike Gold Fields, where you will enjoy an authentic smoked barbecue lunch. Dine inside or outside on either the riverside patio or the rooftop deck with its mountain views. Experience the life of a prospector when you join a colorful cast of characters for the chance to strike it rich. They’ll teach you the art of gold panning, and you can practice your technique in warm-water troughs. Gold is guaranteed in every pan! Haul your treasure into the Gold Shack and have it weighed. While there, you can also browse the gift shop’s collection of gold nugget jewelry and discover unique, mining-related souvenirs. Reboard your motorcoach and travel back to the pier.
Price: $123 (ages 10 and up), $81 (ages 3 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 2)

Skagway Adventure Hike (4 - 4.5 hours)
Immerse yourself in the region’s natural beauty and join a naturalist on a 2-hour hike through the Tongass Rainforest.
Take a brief guided driving tour through Skagway on your way to the Tongass National Forest, also known as the Tongass Rainforest. Along the way, your guide will regale you with stories about the Klondike Gold Rush and the area’s natural history. Arrive at the trailhead for a safety briefing. Each group will be outfitted with trekking poles and binoculars. Spend approximately 2 hours hiking through the beautiful alpine forest surrounded by the towering snow-capped mountains of the White Pass. Along the steady uphill and downhill trail, your naturalist guides will stop frequently to share their knowledge about the native flora and fauna as well as the amazing glacial history of Alaska. Midway through the hike you will be treated to a snack at the final breathtaking overlook with incredible views of the Skagway Valley, White Pass and the Lynn Canal. The total trail is approximately 1.5 miles with 700 feet of elevation. Trek back down the trails to the trailhead where you will board your van back to the pier.
Price: $89 (ages 10 and up),$75 (ages 8 - 9)

Skagway By Bike (1.5 - 2 hours)
Experience the history of Skagway the fun way as you pedal around town with a knowledgeable, local guide.
Hop on a bicycle for an intimate ride through the historic gold rush boomtown of Skagway, Alaska. Once home to thousands of gold-crazed stampeders, Skagway is now home to only 800 year-round residents. You will pedal on flat, paved, quiet roads. Our guides will give you a detailed perspective on what Skagway was like during its heyday and how it has evolved over time. During your 90-minute ride you will get an appreciation for life in the North! Enjoy the opportunity to view spectacular wildflower blooms and Alaskan wildlife, such as bald eagles and spawning salmon. Venture out to the Gold Rush Cemetery and Reid Falls, for some great history and a beautiful waterfall.
Price: $77 (ages 10 and up), $56 (ages 5 to 9)

Skagway Triple Adventure (5.5 - 6 hours)
Hike, bike and raft your way through the Alaskan rainforest as you explore this verdant natural landscape.
Take a van tour for approximately 25 minutes to the west of Skagway, along the beautiful coastal inlets of the Northern Lynn Canal. Your experienced guides will tell you about the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898 and the unique ecology of this rich area. You will catch amazing views of the fjord on your way out to the Chilkoot Trailhead. Get on a bicycle for a ride through the rainforest and town of Dyea. Once home to thousands of gold-crazed stampeders, Dyea is now virtually non-existent, as nature has reclaimed the land. You will see all that is left of this once bustling town on your journey across accessible flat and dirt roads for 5 miles and approximately 90 minutes. Take the opportunity to view spectacular wildflower blooms and Alaskan wildlife, such as bald eagles, spawning salmon and even bears. Venture out to the tidal flats, where Alaska is literally growing, for amazing views of the coastal mountains and fjord. Rest and enjoy a snack before embarking on a 2-mile hike along the historic Chilkoot Trail. You will retrace the steps of gold rush prospectors through a green, moss-covered northern temperate rainforest. The route is uphill for the first mile, but then flattens for the duration. Suit up in the provided gear for a relaxing 45-minute float down the tranquil Taiya River on board a raft. Let your guide do the paddling, while you sit back and enjoy the scenery. Keep your eyes peeled for bald eagles along the way. At the end of the float, enjoy another snack as you are taken back to Skagway or your cruise ship.
Price: $240 (ages 10 and up)

Skagway's Original Street Car City Tour (1.5 - 2 hours)
See Skagway the old-fashioned way as you tour the city by street car—a tradition that goes back all the way to 1923.
Meet your costumed tour guide and learn about Skagway's Martin Itjen, a man who came north looking for Klondike gold in 1898 and became the town's most celebrated storyteller. He gave Alaska's first motorized sightseeing tour on his Skagway Street Car for U.S. President Warren G. Harding in 1923 and delighted visitors for decades. Today, Martin's tour lives on in Skagway. Board your yellow, 1927 sightseeing bus, where your costumed conductor will pass on a century of history, behind-the-scenes tales and stories of life in small town Alaska—just like Martin did. Explore the waterfront and travel through the National Park Historic District, enjoy the panoramic views from the Scenic Overlook and keep your camera ready for the retelling of the Soapy Smith gunfight at the Gold Rush Cemetery. Drive through Skagway's residential area, famous for its flower gardens. Pass the childhood home of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and make a stop downtown before returning to your ship.
Price: $50 (ages 10 and up), $34 (ages 3 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 2)

Sunset Horseback Adventure (3.5 - 4 hours)
Tour what used to be a bustling town with gold fever, traveling just as the original stampeders did... on horseback!
Meet your guides and travel through historic Skagway and on to Dyea via an approximate 30-minute seaside drive. Arrive at the ranch and have a 20-minute safety presentation and the introduction to your individual horse. You'll then enter the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park and begin your trek on horseback. Ride for approximately 105 minutes. Halfway through, your guide will take pictures of you and your horse with the ocean in the background. Look for wild iris, fireweed and wild berries along the way. While the horses pause for a drink and a few nips of grass, your guides will tell you of the famous history of Dyea. You'll be able to see how millions of years of titanic forces have shaped Dyea into the landscape it is today. Back at the ranch, you can give your horse a last pat. Sit down and feast on some Alaskan cooking, like roasted salmon and potatoes. The food and beverages are all included in your tour. Reboard your transportation and travel back to the pier.
Price: $219 (ages 12 and up)

Takshanuk Mountain Trail by 4x4 (6 - 6.5 hours)
View cascading waterfalls and beautiful mountain scenery as you head into the heart of Alaska on a 4x4 vehicle.
Meet your guide and board a 150-passenger catamaran for a 45-minute scenic ride up North America's longest and deepest fjord, the Lynn Canal, to the town of Haines. A short transfer brings you to the Takshanuk mountain range trailhead, which is located in the heart of the Tongass National Forest. Receive a safety briefing and an orientation before climbing aboard your fully automatic Kawasaki Mule. These vehicles are equipped with seatbelts and offer a good alternative for Guests that cannot walk long distances or families with children. Takshanuk means land of falling waters. See beautiful waterfalls and crystal-clear creeks along your drive to the panoramic views at a sub-alpine meadow 1,500 feet above sea level. Journey along a well-groomed trail to your first stop at our exclusive mountaintop lodge, where you will enjoy a warm fire, fresh out-of-the-oven cookies and hot chocolate. Continue venturing up. Bring your camera along to take advantage of the magnificent photo opportunities, including crystal clear mountain streams, a cascading waterfall and a scenic alpine lake. At the sub-alpine meadow you will take in the panoramic view of the Lynn Canal, Chilkoot Lake and the many snow-capped mountains which make Alaska one of the most scenic destinations in the world. Heading down, stop once again at our exclusive mountaintop lodge to enjoy a warm fire, stunning views and a wonderfully prepared Gourmet Alaskan Luncheon. Vegetarian meals are available with 24 hours of notice. Conclude your delicious meal. After chatting by the fire, make your way back to the trailhead. Climb aboard the Takshanuk Trail buses and enjoy a short tour of historic Haines and Fort William H. Seward before returning to the dock and riding to Skagway.
Price: $214 (ages 10 and up), $124 (ages 5 to 9)

The Klondike Experience (3 - 3.5 hours)
Immerse yourself in Alaska's history at the Klondike Gold Fields, where photos and artifacts bring the past to life.
Board your motorcoach for a quick transfer to Dredge Town, where you will be immersed in the wild history of the Klondike Gold Rush. Travel through history as photographs, artifacts and interpretive displays bring the past to life. Meet a dog musher for a video presentation on the dogs of the Klondike Gold Rush and winter dog sledding today. On your way to meet the Iditarod sled dogs and their puppies, stop by the checkpoint tent with your musher. Here you'll see all the gear a musher and dog team takes with them on a long-distance race like the Iditarod. Watch the dogs as they run around the track and show off their strength and skills. Guests are invited to interact with the dogs and hold the puppies. Feel the cold of an Iditarod race and experience the thrill of 40 degrees below! After suiting up in a parka and additional warm layers, step into a cold chamber with a guide and sit on an ice throne to experience other unique features of the extreme cold. Your gold rush experience isn't complete until you meet a cast of costumed characters for fun and a chance to find your fortune at Dredge Town. Learn the art of gold panning and practice your technique in warm-water troughs. Enjoy leisure time to browse in the Gold Parlor for fine jewelry, gold nuggets and gold gifts galore! Following your tour, you can visit the BBQ and Brewery to purchase homemade root beer and brews or just relax along the river and enjoy the mountain views before returning back to the pier.
Price: $94 (ages 10 and up), $69 (ages 3 to 9), $0 (ages 0 to 2)

VIP Carriage Tour on the White Pass Scenic Railway (3.5 - 4 hours)
Board a private parlor car for turn-of-the-century luxury travel on the historic White Pass and Yukon Railway.
Board your private luxury parlor car right on your cruise ship pier for a privately guided trip aboard the historic White Pass and Yukon Railway. Against all odds, the Iron Trail was carved through some of the North's most rugged terrain in 1898. This engineering wonder climbs nearly 3,000 feet over 20 miles of steep grades and cliff-hanging turns. Relax in the plush leather seating as you retrace the original route to the White Pass Summit, passing Bridal Veil Falls, Inspiration Point and Dead Horse Gulch. Hear your private guide recall the glories and the tragedies of the Gold Rush. See the original Klondike Trail of '98 worn into the rocks, a permanent tribute to the thousands of souls who passed this way in search of fortune. The train will travel through 2 tunnels, over sky-high trestles and remote valleys. Enjoy all-inclusive beverages and regionally sourced appetizers while sharing the unforgettable and exclusive experience with your travel companions. Arrive at the summit, where the engines will reposition and descend back to Skagway.
Price: $326 (ages 21 and up)