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Packer Expeditions - Day Tours

355 4th Ave, Skagway, AK 99840
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Excellent Expedition to Laughton Glacier

We had a wonderful experience on the White Pass Rail and Laughton glacier hike....we booked this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shilo D
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Murrieta, United States
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Mountain kayak

Kayaking at 3,000 feet in Canada, need I say any more. Andy was chief guide, very personable and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kevin K
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Packer Expeditions offers day hikes on wilderness trails not accessible by road, a sea kayak trip on a lake in British Columbia combined with a scenic ride on the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway, and guided and catered backpacking on the world famous Chilkoot Trail.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience on the White Pass Rail and Laughton glacier hike....we booked this trip through the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship. The crew met us at the cruise pier and took us to the train. On the train, they provided us with a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kayaking at 3,000 feet in Canada, need I say any more. Andy was chief guide, very personable and knowledgable. Felt very comfortable in 40 degree water in a kayak. A great experience.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the Laughton Glacier Hike June 15, 2018 and it was an amazing experience. Our tour guides Ryan,Meg, and Tyler were super. On the short walk to the train from the pier, Ryan pointed out points of interest in Skagway and we got our...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked the Laughton Glacier Wilderness Hike & White Pass Railway excursion through Royal. I'm not sure if you can book it on your own but we didn't want to since it was a 9 hour excursion we wanted to make sure there was no...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great excursion and one of the highlights of our trip. The guides Lioba, Jack and Rayland were knowledgeable, fun and helpful. They gave a lot of great history and information. The hike was beautiful, full of breath taking views. We were able...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing hike and wonderful guides. They had everything we needed and great snacks. Very knowledgeable about the terrain and local area. We booked off the cruise line and hit a home run with this group. Thanks Tory John and Charles

Thank Vickie J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the railroad and Laughton Glacier hike as part of an excursion. It was a once in a lifetime experience. The railroad ride was beautiful and a great way to start/end the trip. But the highlight is the hike. We got to walk ONTO...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did the white pass railway and Laughton glacier hike. Our guides were beyond friendly and very knowledgeable. They went above and beyond to make everyone’s experience exactly what they wanted. The hike was beautiful and we were able to eat lunch...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The folks at Packer Expeditions went out of their way to accomodate my wife and me, who were first time visitors to Alaska and first time kayakers. Everyone we met, especially our guide, Dillon, went out of their way to ensure our safety and enjoyment,...More

Thank Matthew S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To preface this review, my adult daughter and I have never been snow shoeing previously. Our guides, Andy, Ryan and Erin were informative, patient, entertaining and accommodated the varying levels of abilities of the 6 hikers. All the necessary equipment was provided, wind pants, boots,...More

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TeamTizzel
June 12, 2017|
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Response from Lisa F |
Hi!, I am so sorry I didnt see your question. We borrowed their water tight bags and took our camera with us. We took amazing pictures. In some stores, you can purchase a lanyard with a watertight case for easy access to... More
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angiecpeoples
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Lisa F |
I dont know the answer to that, we booked our hike through Celebrity Cruise Shore Excursions. Have you tried the website Shore Trips?
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Hello18031
January 29, 2017|
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Response from PackerExpeditions | Property representative |
Although we do see bears out on our trails it is still rather rare! In the over 20 years we have been in operation we have never had a negative interaction with a bear. They are honestly more scared of us then we are of... More
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