Tours & activities by eGuide Travel from Viator

  • Location: Skagway, Alaska
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $78.75

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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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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Port of Skagway
Duration:
2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Please see voucher for details regarding your departure point
  • The Scenic River Float is suitable for most ages/ skill levels.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Maximum per raft/group is 11
  • Minimum age is 2
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Ellen L, August 2016

Excellent. From the agent handling the order to the completion of the trip.

Reviewed by: Karen E J, July 2016

This tour was amazing!