Shore Excursion Details

Scenic Summit, Gold Panning And Alaska BBQ

Skagway, Alaska

Scenic Summit, Gold Panning And Alaska BBQ


  • 33/4
    hrs Estimate Duration
  • Family Recommended
  • Meal
  • Passport

The adventure begins with a tour down the historic streets of Skagway out to Alaska 360 where you will enjoy an authentic smoked BBQ lunch including ribs, chicken and various side dishes. Dine inside or on the riverside patio or rooftop deck surrounded by mountain views. Learn the art of gold panning and practice your technique in warm-water troughs. Gold is guaranteed in every pan! Haul your treasure into the Gold Shack and have it weighed. Then, browse a collection of gold nugget jewelry and discover unique, souvenirs in the gift shop. Next board for a scenic motorcoach ride along the Klondike Highway, paralleling the route used by prospectors during the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. You'll ascend to the 3,290-foot White Pass Summit, while you take in the magnificent scenery surrounding you. Finally, enjoy the panoramic views from the Scenic Overlook of the city of Skagway before returning to the ship.

• Drive through Skagway’s historic district, which thrived during the Klondike Gold Rush.
• Take a ride to White Pass Summit and stop for photos overlooking the city of Skagway.
• Pan for gold just like the Gold Rush prospectors and dine on a hearty BBQ lunch.

• Dress in weather-appropriate clothing.
• Wear flat comfortable walking shoes.

Need to Know:

Note: It is available to guests with limited mobility who utilize a collapsible wheelchair, can make their way on and off the coach and have a companion to assist them. Lift buses are not able to accommodate Motorized Scooters, however manual wheelchairs can be used. Since this tour enters Canada, all guests must carry a passport or other WHTI compliant document. For U.S. citizens these documents include: U.S. Passport, U.S. Passport Card, Enhanced Driver's License, Trusted Traveler Card and Military ID Card (for U.S. armed forces members on official orders). Citizens of certain countries need a visa to visit Canada – visit to see if this applies. Written consent is required for children traveling into Canada without both parents. Tour order may vary.

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Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours

Activity Level:

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Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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