7 Hour Best of the Yukon Private Excursion


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes. Games for kids with prizes included.

Friendly: Yes.
Must be able to board two steps onto the bus.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

Visit the Yukon's Natural Wonders!

This excursion begins with a city tour through the Historic Downtown District before traveling over the rugged coastal mountain range where we will see glacier fed waterfalls amidst the temperature rainforest. Once we make it over the pass we enter British Columbia and travel through a 300 year old forest in Tormented Valley. We then journey through the Southern Lakes region to the native village of Carcross and on to explore two of the Yukon's Natural Wonders; The Smallest Desert in the World and Emerald Lake. Photo stops include Pitchfork Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Welcome to Alaska Sign, Tormented Valley, Tutshi Lake, Welcome to the Yukon Sign, Carcross Desert and Emerald Lake. There is always an opportunity to see wildlife such as Bear, Mountain Goat, Moose, Marmot, Lynx and Ptarmigan. Everyone will have the opportunity to drink ice cold glacier water from their free souvenir cup! Optional additional stops include Tutshi Sled Dog Camp, gold panning and the Yukon Suspension Bridge. 14 people max.


Pick up at Ships Pier
City Tour
White Pass Summit
Pitch Fork Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
Welcome to Alaska Sign
Cross the Border to British Columbia
Tormented Valley
Yukon Suspension Bridge (Optional)
Tutshi Lake
Tutshi Sled Dog Camp (Optional)
Welcome to the Yukon Sign
Bove Island
Lunch (Optional)
The Smallest Desert in the World
Emerald Lake
Return to Skagway

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your cruise ship pier just past port security. I will be holding a Tours by Locals sign.

End location: At the end of the tour you may be dropped off downtown Skagway or at your ships pier.

Duration: 7 hours


We will be traveling in a roomy, clean and comfortable 2006 Ford StarCraft 14 passenger Mini-Bus with large viewing windows, PA System, air-conditioning, heat and easy access. Vehicle is DOT certified, licensed and insured.

What’s Included

Experienced Certified Naturalist Local Guide
Use of Binoculars
Use of Spotting Scope
Games and Prizes for Kids

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 Dollars - Sled Dog Ride at Tutshi Sled Dog Camp
Yukon Suspension Bridge
Gold Panning

What’s Extra

Food and Drinks
Admission to the Tutshi Sled Dog Camp
Admission to the Yukon Suspension Bridge Goldpanning


Minimum time needed for booking is 5 hours.

A Recent Review of this tour

We so enjoyed this long beautiful journey with the generous guide who saw our needs before we did. She especially paid attention to our 12 year old grand-daughter. Such a winning personality and so much knowledge!! Wish she could be our guide every time!
Janie Tipton

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