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Spectacular views in BOTH directions! Find out why here...
We are delighted to offer this combination using the popular train trip one way and a slow, scenic mini-bus ride in the other direction--both giving you a wonderful display of Mother Nature at her finest.
This tour operates from May 1 - September 24.
ALL ABOARD! Skagway’s most scenic ALASKA experience begins with a 28-mile journey between Skagway, Alaska, and Fraser, British Columbia, aboard the Scenic Railway of the World. The White Pass Railway, which was completed in 1900, has a narrow-gauge track that takes visitors into the White Pass. Experience the breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, and trestles while listening to historic narration from the comfort of vintage passenger coaches. Climbing up the mountainside, you'll see the extreme changes in vegetation as you pass through several temperate zones before reaching Fraser.
Once a water-stop for the thirsty steam engines and rotary snowplows, Fraser, BC, is now the site of Canadian Customs and Immigration. Upon arrival at the train depot in Fraser, you'll be transferred to a comfortable tour vehicle for your return trip to Skagway while being entertained by professional guides with their amusing stories of local lore and captivating tales of the Gold Rush Era. As you drive down the mountainside, you'll have ample opportunities to take fabulous photos at scenic vistas such as Skagway Scenic Overlook, Pitchfork Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and more.
Since this excursion enters Canada, all passengers must bring their passport or passport card.
- At the time of making your booking request, you can book the 7:30 a.m. departure if your ship arrives at 7 a.m. or earlier.
- We recommend dressing in layers.
- Please note that if you are on the 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. departure, you will take the trip in reverse order.
- This tour is sold out on June 9 and 16, 2020.
- This tour does not operate on July 4.
- Since this excursion enters Canada, all citizens MUST carry a valid passport. The only exception to this requirement is for U.S. citizens under the age of 16 (or under 19, if traveling with a school, religious, or other youth group) who need only present a birth certificate.
- If you plan to travel to Canada with a minor who is not your own child or for whom you do not have full legal custody or one parent is not present, you will be required to present a letter of consent from the minor’s parents including a signature. It should include dates of travel, parents’ names, and photocopies of their state-issued IDs.
- This tour is NOT wheelchair accessible and we are not able to accommodate motorized or electric scooters of ANY kind. However, for passengers who have small, collapsible walkers we are happy to assist in boarding and storing them on our bus IF we have room and they do not exceed these measurements: 30"L x 10"W x 30"H (including wheels). We can only accept "umbrella" style child strollers that do not exceed these measurements when folded up: 45"L x 10"W x 10"H (including wheels). If we do not have room on the bus these items will have to be left behind with a company representative and delivered to the guest at the conclusion of the tour.
- Please note that the 1:30 p.m. departures are only available for ships that depart at 6:30 p.m. or later, and only on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
- In 2020, this tour operates from May 1 - September 24.
Days offered: 7 days a week