Private Extended White Pass Summit

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    The ‘Welcome to Alaska’ sign will greet you on the way back down to Skagway from the White Pass Summit
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    360 degree views from the White Pass Summit at nearly 3,000 ft.
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    Opt for a short hike off the beaten tourist trail for a slightly different perspective
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    Lakes adorn the White Pass Summit, carved from glaciers over time
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    This tour is private which means a luxurious, comfortable vehicle just for your group
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    The ‘Tormented Valley’ is a reflection of harsh winter climates and wind-battered rocks at the summit
  • Sawtooth Range, Skagway
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    Glimpses of the Sawtooth Range which hovers over Skagway like a protective barrier
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    We’ll parallel the White Pass Train and climb to 3,000 feet on this journey
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    Your guide knows lots of local secrets – get off the beaten path and ask about a short hike
This is the extended version of the Private White Pass Summit tour, allowing a bit more room for exploring some of the historical highlights in Skagway, along with a renowned drive up to White Pass Summit. Skagway tours going up to the top of White Pass Summit are numerous, but this one is unique, as it is completely private and customized. Just your group and a local guide meaning that you can stop wherever you want, make special requests and spend as much or as little time in the areas you want. Extra bonuses on the 4-hour-long Private Extended White Pass Summit Tour include a stop at the Skagway overlook, Gold Rush cemetery and even a short hike over to Lower Reid falls. Have a special request? Just let us know and we can try our best to accommodate it on your individualized Skagway shore excursion.

What to expect and what not to expect with this Skagway shore excursion

You won't see this tour offered through the cruise lines. This is an exclusive private tour with a knowledgeable, local guide. This adventure begins by heading north out of Skagway towards the White Pass Summit. You'll see the 'Tormented Valley', International Falls, Pitchfork Falls and several other prime photo opportunities. Your guide narrates the journey and you are in complete control of this totally customized and private experience.

This tour contains everything available on the Private White Pass Summit Tour with a little more time to explore the local history of Skagway. If you have specific requests, just let us know - it's your tour!

  • Exclusive tour - just your group and a local guide
  • Dock-to-dock transportation
  • 4 hours duration
  • Includes Skagway Overlook, Gold Rush Cemetery and Lower Reid Falls
  • Lunch is not included

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Minimum Ages, Cancellations, Accessibility, Etc.


  • Minimum Age: There is no minimum age to participate on this tour. Car seats are available by request for younger children
  • Accessibility: Because this is a completely custom tour we can accommodate many types of accessibility limitations. This tour can include as few or as many stops as you would like. Just ask us about specific conditions.
  • Cancellation Policy: In the event your cruise ship is late, delayed, or doesn't make it into port we always issue a full refund for the tour. Changes or cancellations are allowed up to 14 days prior to the tour departure with absolutely no penalty. Including 'Flex Cancel' allows cancellations and refunds up to 24-hours before the tour. Any cancellations made within 14 days of the tour departure (or within 24-hours with Flex Cancel) are nonrefundable.
  • What to Wear: In preparing for Skagway excursions, we recommend dressing in layers as Alaskan weather can change quickly. Then you can shed a layer when warm or add a layer if cool. Wear a T-shirt, sweatshirt or fleece and a windproof jacket and you will be ready for what ever weather you might encounter.
For availability and timing, complete the information on the sidebar
TOUR TIMEPICKUP TIMEdurationdrop-off timeavailable
3:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.4 hours7:30 p.m.7 days/week
*Custom start times are available, though we recommend a 3:30 p.m. start time for the best experience.
  • Groups up to 8: $500.00 ($125/hour)/vehicle
  • Groups 9 - 14: $580.00/vehicle ($145/hour)
  • + 5% sales tax
You've got questions, we've got answers
Q:What kinds of customizations are available for private tours?
There are several different options for your group as we tour. A few examples of what we can do are:
  • Enjoy the scenery from the comfort of our vehicle, stopping for photo opportunities from the Klondike Hwy. for as far as you’d like to go.
  • Take a backroad, so that you’ll get to see more remote wilderness areas of Alaska and the Yukon.
  • Take a picnic lunch to enjoy near a river or lake.
  • Talk to a First Nation carver about his love of carving and the culture of his people.
Q:Do you pick up at the ship?
Yes, we will pick you up and drop you off at your ship, or any where that we agree to meet!
Q:What should I bring?
Passports are REQUIRED for border crossing into Canada, only 15 miles north of Skagway. For some nationalities, additional documentation may be required. Children accompanying parents should have an original or certified copy of their birth certificate or Passport. If one or both parents are not traveling with the child, a notarized letter of authorization from the absent parent(s) is also necessary to cross into Canada.

Bring your camera. Binoculars are optional, as these are provided for you on the tour.
Q:Will we see wildlife?
For wildlife sightings such as bear, moose, mountain goats and others, the Yukon is your best bet. About 50% of our Yukon excursions see some type of wildlife. Short of hiring a cousin to dress up in costume, we can not guarantee you’ll see wildlife, and yet, we often do!
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