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Skagway Shore Excursion: Scenic River Float Tour

3.5 Definitely worth doing 8 Reviews

  • Location: Skagway, Alaska
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5336PRTSGYFLOAT
Combine sightseeing and river rafting on this relaxing Skagway shore excursion. Enjoy a beautiful 10-mile (16-km) drive along the coast to the Dyea Valley, an old Gold Rush settlement rich with history. On the drive, you may spot seals, eagles and other wildlife. See the start of the famous Chilkoot Trail, where thousands journeyed in pursuit of gold in 1898.

Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Family friendly
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
As you float down the gentle Taiya River, your naturalist guide will point out native wildlife. Sightings of bald eagles are common and you may even spot bears at certain times of year. You'll learn about Skagway's extraordinary history while enjoying the gorgeous river and spectacular mountain views. After the 45-minute float, you'll relish in a riverside snack with your fellow travelers.

If time permits, you'll stop at an overlook to get a panoramic view of Skagway before heading back to your cruise ship. This scenic river float is suitable for all ages and skill levels, so bring the whole family along on the inflatable raft while you gaze at picturesque mountain ranges and forests.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:

We will ensure your timely return back to the ship in Skagway for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Port of Skagway
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point or drop off in Skagway

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Skagway Shore Excursion: Scenic River Float Tour

Skagway Shore Excursion: Scenic River Float Tour

Inclusions:
  • River float tour
  • Professional guide
  • All necessary equipment
  • Port pickup and drop off
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Please see voucher for details regarding your departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The Scenic River Float is suitable for all ages/ skill levels.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Dan G, June 2013

We had a great time -- beautiful day, Nate the guide was terrific, good bunch of people with us, and all very affordable. One of us has some difficulty with walking, but Nate and the others were very patient and helpful with getting in and out of the raft. We highly recommend it. Thanks, Nate! God bless.

Oh, and the recommendation to stop at the Skagway Brewery was right on target -- good food, good beer, nice place -- lots better than the Red Dog in Juneau.

Reviewed by: John C, August 2013

Guide was excellent. Pleasant and informed. Float was short but, fun. Not as much wild life as expected.

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