Skagway Adventure Hike

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    Trekking poles are provided as well as a light snack and beverages at the midway point
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    This lush alpine trail is part of the Tongass National Rainforest
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    Don’t forget to wear sturdy shoes and a rain jacket!
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    Binoculars are provided so you can get a closer look at these stunning views
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    Hand-lines on the steeper sections provide assistance
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    Fly agaric mushrooms! Your naturalist guide will share their extensive knowledge of the local flora and fauna
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    This active adventure is fun for the whole family
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    Photos don’t do these views justice, you have to see it for yourself!
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    Keep your eye out for bald eagles, mountain goats, and other wildlife!
Stretch your sea legs and set out for epic views on the Skagway Adventure Hike! The perfect mix of active adventure and stunning sightseeing makes this a great choice among Alaska excursions Skagway offers. Your professional and enthusiastic naturalist guide teaches you all about the native flora and fauna as you venture through the alpine Tongass rainforest. You'll also learn about the incredible glacial history of Alaska as you gaze upon the snow-capped mountains of the White Pass all the way down to the ocean and Lynn Canal. This two-hour Skagway Adventure Hike is a great way to get off the beaten path while still having plenty of time left in your day to explore or partake in other Alaska excursions Skagway offers!

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

Your journey on the Skagway Adventure Hike begins with pickup right next to the cruise ship pier and includes roundtrip transportation. Next, enjoy an educational guided town tour as your driven through Skagway and up the White Pass along the Klondike Highway. Many Skagway visitors take bus tours to see the White Pass Summit, but guests on the Skagway Adventure Hike are awarded extra-special scenery that you just can't get without hitting the trail!

  • 2 ¾ hours duration
  • Transportation provided
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Trekking poles, binoculars, & light snack provided
  • Family-Friendly (minimum age is 6-years-old)

To assist you on the trail, trekking poles are provided and steeper areas are equipped with hand-lines. Additionally, your guide makes frequent stops so you can catch your breath with Alaska's crisp, fresh mountain air. Binoculars are available but don't forget your camera, because it's truly mesmerizing scenery on this lush trail!

Looking for a longer hiking experience? Ask us about the White Pass Mountaineering Adventure! And, for a hiking tour that includes walking on a glacier, check out Juneau’s Mendenhall Glacier Trek!

Minimum Ages, Cancellations, Accessibility, Etc.

SKAGWAY TOURS DETAILS:

  • Minimum Age: The minimum age to participate on this Skagway shore excursion is 6-years-old.
  • Accessibility: This tour is rated at a strenuous level. Guests must be fit enough to hike over steep, uneven, and rocky terrain for approximately two hours. Hand lines are utilized on some of the steeper sections of the trail to assist with the ascent and descent.
  • 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: Dress warmly in layers and bring rain gear. Stable, closed-toe footwear is required.
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  • Adult Rate: $89
  • Child Rate: $69 (ages 6-12)
  • + 5% sales tax
You've got questions, we've got answers
Q:Where is the meeting location for this tour?
You'll meet your guides at the end of the cruise ship pier under the sign for the 'Small Boat Harbor". Detailed instructions are provided on your tour voucher.
Q:How long is the trail?
Approximately 2-3 miles. Total hiking time is around two-hours and includes frequent stops.
Q:Are there bathrooms?
There is a bathroom on the cruise ship pier to use prior to departing, and a non-flushing “outhouse” style bathroom at the trail.
Q:Is food included on this tour?
A snack is provided at the midway point and includes trail mix, hot chocolate, and water.
Q:What should I wear?
We recommend you dress warmly in layers and bring rain gear. Stable, closed-toe footwear is required.
Q:What if our cruise ship is late?
Though this is extremely rare, we will work with you to try to accommodate you on a later time if your ship is late. If necessary, we always issue full refunds if your cruise ship prevents you from making it to the tour on time.
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