Skagway

Alaska

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Cruises To Skagway

In a single year from 1896 to 1897, this remote town along the Inside Passage grew from a few tents to a city of 20,000 gold seekers. Today, travelers come in search of other riches – to experience yesteryear along Skagway's charming boardwalk lined with buildings that replicate those Gold Rush days.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Skagway
    Ship will DOCK at this port
  • Time Zone
    AKST (Alaska Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -8 hours
  • Language
    All locals speak English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    US Dollar (USD)
    Hand-painted gold-mining pans and native crafts.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursions available for sightseeing, railway, gold fields, glaciers and more! Taxis, buses, and bicycles available.
    • Famous For
      Skagway is famous for the discovery of gold in the late 1800’s. The Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park is not to be missed.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Skagway is named after the native word for "Windy Place"
    • Tip
      With so much to do, make sure you plan ahead! Read 6 Things Not to Miss on Your Next Alaska Vacation.

Skagway TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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White Pass Scenic Railway

**Best Value** No trip to Alaska is complete without a ride on the White Pass and Yukon Route narrow-gauge railroad that...

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White Pass Railway, Klondike Gold Fields & Panning

At the White Pass & Yukon Route Depot, board a vintage railcar for a ride up the White Pass Summit. View at the incredib...

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Best of Skagway & White Pass Railway

If you want to really experience Skagway, this tour will show you the best Skagway has to offer. View spectacular scenar...

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VIP White Pass Scenic Railway

Experience the dramatic beauty of Southeast Alaska while traveling aboard the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway’s premier...

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Glacier Bay, Alaska

7-Day Alaska Round-trip Seattle: Glacier Bay, Skagway & Juneau

Norwegian has the youngest fleet cruising to Alaska. | Multiple opportunities to see glaciers from the ship!
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Seattle (Washington);
Juneau (Alaska); Skagway (Alaska); Ketchikan (Alaska); Victoria (British Columbia);
DISEMBARK Seattle (Washington);
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Witness remnants from the last Ice Age.

7-Day Alaska Highlights: Inside Passage from Vancouver

Norwegian Jewel sparkles with new 2018 enhancements. | Admire glaciers from the buffet at the Great Outdoors Café
SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Vancouver (British Columbia);
Juneau (Alaska); Skagway (Alaska); Ketchikan (Alaska);
DISEMBARK Vancouver (British Columbia);
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7-Day Alaska Round-trip Seattle: Glacier Bay, Skagway & Juneau

7-Day Alaska Round-trip Seattle: Glacier Bay, Skagway & Juneau

Be in awe of the views from our 180-degree observation lounges. | Take a ride on the White Pass Scenic Railway in Skagway. | Best New Cruise Ship, Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks 2019
SHIP Norwegian Encore
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Seattle (Washington);
Juneau (Alaska); Skagway (Alaska); Ketchikan (Alaska); Victoria (British Columbia);
DISEMBARK Seattle (Washington);
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