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White Pass & Yukon Route Railway

Dockside, 231 2nd Ave Depot, Skagway, AK 99840
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Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. Experience the breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, trestles & tunnels from the comfort of vintage train cars. Rail service between Skagway, Alaska, Fraser, BC, Carcross, Yukon, and Whitehorse, Yukon.
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Hours Today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Dockside, 231 2nd Ave Depot, Skagway, AK 99840
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Reviewed yesterday

We did the Yukon experience 8 hour excursion from Princess Cruises. We did the bus trip then the railroad back. It was a little long but the experience was incredible. The railroad is slightly scary but the scene is unbelievable. The heights and the valleys...More

Thank A H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on the White Pass train ride expecting to see beautiful views of the land, and while we did get to see that, we were also pleasantly surprised to see a baby bear off the side of the tracks! It was so neat to...More

Thank 24bridgett24
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I boarded the train in Frazer, BC and ride back to Skagway. It was very interesting and had lots of beautiful scenery. It is a bit scary on the single track. A relaxing way to spend a few hours. Don’t forget your passport.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked this through my cruise, and with the money. Not only was it beautiful but it also had the history of the area. We had the main crew telling us about the area but also someone in our train car answering any questions. The trip...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Breathtaking views of mountains, glaciers, rivers, waterfalls and a history lesson about the Klondike gold rush.

Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took this train in July..nice riding train and pretty scenery, the gal was informative on its history,,,I 'am giving it 3 stars on a cost value scale. I do like the experience just think it should have cost less or at least a substancial meal...More

Thank randy l
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked the Bennett scenic tour directly from the rail web site. The tour was at 7.45 am. Unfortunately, the cruise ship docked late, and we were the first couple to go out as soon as the ship docked. We ran to the terminal since...More

Thank 5flower
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I rode this train for the first time 17 years ago in my late twenties, I loved it then and even more now in my forties. The scenery, even on a cloudy day, the history, the engineering all amazing. Dont skip the museums, they provide...More

Thank Annemarie G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The train ride was about 1.5 hours. There were many great views of the mountains, valleys and falls. A nice, relaxing scenic ride.

Thank Judy E
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an incredible ride on the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway. It was a clear and sunny day so the views were wonderful. The train hugs the narrow tracks up to the summit so you can see the sharp drops into the dangerous...More

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travelduck111
June 23, 2018|
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Response from Dochoch | Reviewed this property |
There is more than one train, so I would go online. Here is their posted schedule: Schedule Available: May 1 – September 26, 2018 Departure Times: 8:15 AM & 12:45 PM DAILY Additional departures: 4:30 PM on... More
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peaches649
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Jon / Judi S | Reviewed this property |
We took the 3 hours tour. You are allowed to bring snacks and water with you. For that short of a ride, it wasn't necessary. Like the other reviewers, you are so busy looking at all the beautiful scenery, food isn't on... More
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gocasper
June 12, 2018|
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Response from johnW15654 | Reviewed this property |
There are taxis and a local bus that could take to the rail depot.
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