Are you ready to stretch your legs and embark on an exciting adventure during your cruise? Join us for a guided hike through the majestic Alaskan rainforest on the Dyea Hike and Float tour. This experience offers a fantastic opportunity to unleash your energy, immerse yourself in the area's rich history, and truly encounter a piece of the legendary Klondike Gold Rush.
Our journey begins with a short hike that will invigorate you and prepare you for the next stage of this memorable excursion. We'll take a brief drive to the Taiya River, where you'll commence a tranquil river float. As you peacefully glide along the river, our knowledgeable guide will share captivating tales of the Gold Rush era, allowing you to appreciate the historical significance while marveling at the awe-inspiring Alaskan scenery.
This tour combines the best of both worlds, offering an active experience that combines hiking with a gentle float trip. You'll encounter all the historical highlights and cultural treasures that can be found on various city and bus tours. Step outside, breathe in the crisp, fresh air, and discover why Alaska enticed you to venture north in the first place, all on one of the finest Skagway shore excursions available.
During this adventure, you'll have the opportunity to explore the abandoned Gold Rush townsite of Dyea, immersing yourself in the harmony of nature and history. As you traverse the trails of this once-thriving boomtown, now reclaimed by the forest, you'll catch glimpses of remnants from the past, igniting your imagination and transporting you to the Klondike Gold Rush era. Furthermore, you'll learn about the diverse flora, fauna, and geography of our region, providing ample opportunities for captivating photographs.
Following the hike, we'll embark on a short drive to the put-in location for the second part of our journey. Prepare to board a sturdy river raft, specially designed to navigate the gentle currents of the Taiya River. Fed by pristine high-mountain glacial streams, this river offers an enchanting backdrop for our peaceful float. Depending on the season, you may even spot majestic bald eagles soaring overhead, further enhancing the natural beauty of Alaska that surrounds you. After the float, we'll indulge in a delightful riverside snack, recharging our energy before returning to Skagway.
Once back in Skagway, you'll still have ample time to explore the town or even join another tour, ensuring your day is filled with adventure and discovery. For those seeking an exhilarating yet accessible experience among Skagway shore excursions, the Dyea Trail Hike and Float Tour is the perfect blend of physical activity and breathtaking scenic beauty. Get ready to make unforgettable memories in the heart of Alaska's untamed wilderness.
Add a bicycle ride to this tour with the Skagway Triple Adventure, a great combination!