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Skagway Tour: Gold Rush at Emerald Lake
Skagway Shore Excursion


This 7 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Meeting at the Port in Skagway
  • Private Driver-Guide and Vehicle
  • Gold Panning and Scavenger Hunt
  • Picnic-style Lunch
Please see: special notes at the end of the tour description.

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2 People - $778 Per Person (Private Tour)
3 People - $540 Per Person (Private Tour)
4 People - $422 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $352 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $304 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $270 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $245 Per Person (Private Tour)
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Skagway Shore Excursion

This Skagway shore trip is great fun for the whole family as you take a journey back in time to the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. You enjoy a scenic drive to Emerald Lake with stops for photos. You also enjoy a scavenger hunt, gold panning and a picnic.

You will follow the Klondike Highway 70 miles to Emerald Lake, paralleling the route that many gold seekers once traveled on their way to fortune. View waterfalls, glaciers, sparkling lakes, rushing rivers, alpine mountain views and forest scenery along the way. Wildlife are often spotted on this route, so keep your eyes open for bears, moose, caribou, goats and sheep. Your driver will stop anytime there is a wildlife sighting.

Multiple stops will be made along the way for photography opportunities. Your tour includes a scavenger hunt, so be on the lookout for hidden treasures at these stops throughout the day. Whoever finds the most items before the end of the tour will win a prize!

Spend an hour gold panning from a wilderness creek in the Yukon. Your pan will be “salted” so that everyone finds gold! When you’re through searching for gold, enjoy a picnic basket lunch by the creek before returning back to Skagway.

Dates of Operation
: April 20 - September 30
Walking: Easy
Mobility: Folding wheelchairs OK (advance notice required)
Recommended Clothing: Comfortable walking shoes, layered clothing, rain jacket
Weather: This tour operates in all weather conditions.
Passports: Passports are required for this tour.

Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote for your upcoming Skagway shore excursion.
Shore Trip Timing is approximate based on your interests & traffic
  • Scenic Drive to Emerald Lake: 1.5 Hours
  • Tour / Sightseeing at Emerald Lake: 2 Hours
  • Gold panning: 1 Hour
  • Picnic Lunch: 1 Hour
  • Return Drive to Skagway: 1.5 Hours