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Skagway Adventure Hike

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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!

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!

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!

What's Included

Guests are supplied with trekking poles as well as a snack and water. Binoculars will also be available to use.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear?
We recommend you dress warmly in layers and bring rain gear. Stable, closed-toe footwear is required.
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.
How long is the trail?
Approximately 2-3 miles. Total hiking time is around two-hours and includes frequent stops.
Is food included on this tour?
A snack is provided at the midway point and includes trail mix, hot chocolate, and water.

Quick Facts


2h 45min

The minimum age for participants is 6 years old.

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.



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