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Location: Skagway, Alaska
The Yukon Sightseeing Tour will awe you with the natural beauty of Southeast Alaska and Canada’s British Columbia and Yukon Territory. Join an optional ATV ride, try your hand at gold panning or meet the adorable Huskies preparing for the Yukon Quest dog sled race.
- 24 passenger bus with driver/guide
- Lunch – Baked chicken and potato, coleslaw, rolls, donuts and tea or coffe
- Wildlife Museum entrance fee
- Optional activities if selected at time of booking
- Drop off in Skagway or cruise ship port
- Conducted in English
Arriving at Emerald Lake, the turnaround point of this scenic Yukon adventure, your guide will gladly take your picture overlooking the beautiful lake (as with all stops, your guide is always happy to assist you in capturing your memories on film). Next, stop at the Caribou Crossing Trading Post and Museum where you can relax and enjoy a tasty, satisfying lunch. Baked chicken with bbq sauce, baked potato, coleslaw, dinner rolls, donuts and coffee – Yukon style!
After lunch, visit one of the most spectacular wildlife museums in the North Country. As you stroll through the 9,000 sq ft museum, you will find the quality of their wildlife exhibits to be truly remarkable. The museum’s exhibits range from Ice Age specimens to animals more recently introduced into the Yukon. Also, included are exotic animals from both the arctic and sub-arctic regions of Alaska and the Yukon, as well as from around the world.
Take a stroll through the museum grounds and browse through the gift shop, or join one of the fun filled, family oriented optional activities available including ATV Ride, Husky Hike, Gold Panning or a Dog Cart Ride (see “Itinerary” below for details).
Time permitting, your next two stops will be at the Carcross Desert, the world’s smallest desert and the shores of crystal clear Bennett Lake. There you will can skip a few stones across the water, take pictures and learn about the historic Klondike Gold Rush. Postcard quality photo stops and possible wildlife sightings await as you journey back to Skagway.
Departure Point: Tour departs from Skagway’s Historic District
Departure Time: Monday – Friday: 9:30am / Sunday: 8:30am
Return Details: Tour returns to original point of departure, however drop off at your cruise ship is available
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