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White Pass & Yukon Route Railway

Dockside, 231 2nd Ave Depot, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 800-343-7373
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Dockside, 231 2nd Ave Depot, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 800-343-7373
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

AMAZING TRAIN RIDE!!! Once in a lifetime experience. Totally worth it. Traveling the path that people traveled during the gold rush is awesome. The views are incredible.

Thank Travelbugfoody
Reviewed yesterday

Our second stop of a fantastic Alaskan Cruise.. Part of our Beyond Skagway Tours.. Becky pulled a few strings and we got the last caboose (best one)... If your cruise stop visit permits this is a MUST!!! Absolutely jaw dropping views... So book early and...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Went on this excursion from a Disney Alaskan cruise in June 2017. The vintage train and railway is very well maintained and the cars are comfortable. Most important for my party was that they have some cars that have wheelchair lifts since two of my...More

Thank gr8guyn08
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked this excursion with Holland America. It was fantastic! Amazing how this train was constructed all the way to the Yukon. The seats are comfortable plus you can stand on the outside platforms. We had a box lunch which did get a little soggy...More

Thank yarnluv
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the Fraser Meadows BC steam-train excursion, up and over White Pass, but you could go farther north to Lake Bennett on diesel-hauled trains. Spectacular scenery; comfortable coaches; accessible washroom; excellent on-board guide. Hang on as the train snakes along ledges carved into the...More

Thank dawesio
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been on narrow-gauge railways in Colorado and New Mexico. Each is unique, and all are equally good. The views are great and the history is unique. The White Pass uses modern engines, so there is less smoke than you get when the old...More

Thank Mister_Boffo
Reviewed 2 days ago

Numerous people recommended that we do the train ride while in Skagway and they weren't wrong. It kept 3 teens, 2 4 year olds, and 4 adults entertained and enthralled with thrilling vistas and tales from our guide. The photographers among us enjoyed getting out...More

Thank hhjanhart
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I took a RCCL Shore Excursion to the White Pass and Yukon Railway during our July 2017 visit to Alaska. It was a wonderful experience. There are many options available for travel on the WPYR. We chose to take the coach bus...More

1  Thank pkray2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were on this train ride as a shore excursion. We went up to the top of White Pass. The scenery was beautiful and amazing, and weather was perfect, also. I just stood outside the cabin and was busy to push the shutter of my...More

Thank SehyunC
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great trip. I thought we would be cold but the windows are closed and there is a heater in each car if it gets really cold. They provided water bottles. We took the short trip but got a little extra as we had to go...More

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2 August 2017|
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Response from Bill D | Reviewed this property |
2 small tunnels. Longest is about 30 seconds long. It was a good time. I have a healthy respect for heights and I was still in awe.
Carolyn S
30 May 2017|
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Response from philmartin1947 | Reviewed this property |
no, some small snacks only
18 May 2017|
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Response from madamebucky | Reviewed this property |
We bought ours on the ship, friends bought theirs on-line from the company. It really doesn't matter. The reason we bought ours from the ship was in case of a problem, the ship would wait for us since we were with other... More