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White Pass & Yukon Route Railway

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Address: Dockside, 231 2nd Ave Depot, Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: +1 800-343-7373
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Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is...

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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Not for the weak at heart

You will most definitely see some beautiful views of the mountains while on the train. If you hate heights, seat on the right side going up and left coming down or keep your eyes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will most definitely see some beautiful views of the mountains while on the train. If you hate heights, seat on the right side going up and left coming down or keep your eyes closed like I did. The employees where great at what they do. It is a little on the expensive side but worth it.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 hours of fumes and no way to escape. No wind and the mountain is on one side. If you must try the back of the train. I would never ride it again. It made me sick.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was told this is a must do while on a cruise round Alaska, and they were right. This awesome train ride has the most beautiful scenery. The trains are nice and comfy and have viewing platforms at the back of each carriage so really good if you are wanting to go outside and take photos, and if not you can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was truly an amazing adventure. The scenery and the views all along the railway are beautiful. My mom and I took this train tour and had a great time. The tour guides and train operators are full of knowledgeable history. Highly recommend this adventure!

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour is amazing, I have never seen so much in a day. We boarded a motor coach in Skagway, Alaska and headed out to the Yukon Highway. The scenery was awesome. Our guide was amazing, we got a great history lesson. We stopped in a quaint little town called Carcross. This place took you back in time. We journed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great way to view the scenic trails of days gone by of the gold rush. This train offers sights of the trails traveled by gold seekers .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a port adventure choice for our Disney Cruise, this was a neat way to see Alaska in late spring. Particularly, the platform on the back of the train provided opportunity to take pictures without worrying about the window reflection. The scenery at Fraser, BC was gorgeous. On our return trip, our bus driver spotted a cinnamon bear cub by... More 

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Aurora, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the perfect way to spend our morning. The three hour return train trip provided rich history and lots of photo opportunities. The train was comfortable with a washroom inside. The only suggestion is to have the announcements and information available while you are outside as well as inside to hear the interesting facts.

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You drive up to the Yukon and the train trip back down to Skagway was really beautiful. It was extrremely foggy in the morning during the motorcoach portion - I was impressed with our young driver! When the fog burned off, the drive became more interesting due to the beautiful views. I only wish we'd had more time at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

With Ann as our bus driver, it was much more than a bus ride. She took us just beyond Carcross to see Emerald Lake. Unbelievable colors! Oh, the train ride was great also. When in Skagway, take the time to enjoy the scenery while someone else drives!

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