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Yukoner: Half-Day Tour to Yukon

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4 Hour Duration
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From pick-up to drop-off.
Great Scenery
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Travel over the White Pass to the border of the Yukon
Passport Required
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For crossing the Canadian border
Wildlife Opportunities
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Possible bear, eagle, and goat sightings!


Journey up and over White Pass summit and drop into the wilderness of Canada on this half-day tour that culminates at the Yukon border. Following the Klondike Highway and paralleling the same route taken by the Gold Rush stampeders a century ago, this sightseeing tour includes all the scenic features of the White Pass Summit tour but ventures a little further. Crossing the border into Canada, you'll see the expansiveness of British Columbia and a part of the massive lake system that connects the Chilkoot Trail to the Yukon River. With 2 timing options daily, you'll still have plenty of time for exploring things to do in Skagway before or after this tour.

Along the Alaskan cruise route, Skagway provides one of the only opportunities to get on a bus and head inland and the chance to explore the interior scenery. The Klondike Highway winds its way north into Canada, splitting peaks and expansive lakes on both sides. If you want to spend a little more time getting to see the area but don't want to dedicate a full day to sightseeing, the Yukoner tour is a great option, providing a good balance between wildlife opportunities (bear, sheep, eagles), rugged Alaskan scenery and local history by guide/driver on the journey. You'll even stop at the famous Yukon Suspension Bridge! This tour leaves Alaska, enters British Columbia and culminates at the Yukon border before a return trip to Skagway - all in only 4 hours!

For a little more information about this tour you can visit the White Pass Summit & City description as that particular highway journey is contained within this slightly longer version. If you're looking to spend just a little more time, explore more and get further off the beaten path, then you might want to consider the Yukon Discovery tour which is the full-day version of the Yukoner. But if you're looking for a tour that is somewhere in the middle, reasonably priced, doesn't take up your entire day, and still provides a thorough Skagway tour experience, then the Yukoner is for you.

What's Included

Round Trip Transportation
Knowledgable Guides
Admission Fees
Guide Gratuities
Food & Drinks

Frequently Asked Questions

Will We See Wildlife?
Of the various Skagway tours, the Yukon adventures have one of the strongest opportunities for wildlife viewing. Tours entering Yukon include a chance of encountering caribou, sheep, mountain goats, and sometimes even bears and moose. While your chances are good, we cannot guarantee wildlife sightings.
Are there Photo Opportunities?
Yes! There are opportunities and pull-outs along the way to get off the bus and take pictures.
Why are Passports Required for this Tour?
This tour enters Canada’s Yukon Territory and passports will be required to go through the Canadian customs post, as well as to re-enter the United States. Passports are required for all adults and children 16 or older. Children 15 and under should have an original or certified copy or birth certificate or a 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. Some nationalities may also require a Canada and/or USA Visa. (Single-entry is acceptable). Please bring all original documentation, no copies are allowed. If passengers show up for the tour without the proper ID, they will not be allowed to board. While we will attempt to accommodate passengers lacking identification, there is no guarantee that suitable arrangements can be made, and no refund will be given under these circumstances. Passengers with felonies, DUI, or criminal charges are not allowed entry into Canada.
What Type of Vehicles are Used?
For this particular tour, comfortable custom mini-coaches are provided, with a 14-to-28 passenger capacity. All feature large touring windows, bucket seats and PA systems for the guide to communicate along the way.

Know Before You Book

Minimum Age: There is no minimum age to join this tour
Passports are required for this tour!
Guests 15 and under are permitted to pass through the border with an original birth certificate present (only US & Canada guests)
Folding walkers and canes are allowed, but this tour is not wheelchair accessible.
While wildlife sightings are common, they are never guaranteed!
Cancel up to 14-days before the tour for a refund. No refund is available if canceled within 14-days of the tour. If for any reason your tour is canceled, or if your cruise ship's schedule changes, you will receive a refund. Refunds do not include any non-refundable fees. Contact us by phone or email to request a cancellation.

Quick Facts



4h 00min

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Itinerary • 4h 00min • 4 activities

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Before beginning the tour, your guides will pick you up from the cruise docks or downtown if you are staying locally and will check the passports of each guest.

10 minutes
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This tour takes you up the Historic and stunning Klondike Highway, all the way to the Yukon Territory, where you can take pictures with the "Welcome to the Yukon" sign. Fully narrated, and with many stops along the way!

3 hours
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During your tour, you will have the chance to stop at the famous Yukon Suspension Bridge for stunning photos & scenery.

45 minutes
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At the end of the tour, you can either hop off the mini-coach in downtown Skagway for a chance to explore the town or head all the way back to your cruise ship dock.

10 minutes