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Jewell Gardens

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Maia and Jeremy rock!

Jewell Gardens is a beautiful place full of history. My Fiance and I learned a lot about the... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Matt J
Wonderful Gardens! Fabulous Glass Blowing!

Again, we took this tour because it was reasonably priced and got a wonderful surprise. The... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
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Escape to the tranquility of beautiful Jewell Gardens & Garden City Glassworks. Stroll Alaska's most spectacular certified organic Show Garden and watch the action at SE Alaska's only public Glassblowing Hot Shop. Book a tour for a unique hands-on...more
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Mile 1.5 Klondike Hwy, Box 535, Skagway, AK 99840
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Jewell Gardens is a beautiful place full of history. My Fiance and I learned a lot about the gardens from our tour guide Maia. (My-Uh) She was easy to talk to and super peppy even so early in the morning! Her attitude was so positive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matt J
JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review! I will let Jeremy and Maia know that you enjoyed your experience with them. We are looking forward to seeing you on your next trip to Skagway, AK!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Again, we took this tour because it was reasonably priced and got a wonderful surprise. The Gardens a breathtaking. The tour went over all of the flora and fauna. We even got to eat fresh apples from the tree. It is wonderfully manicured to perfect...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ScubaRabbi
JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you for choosing to spend your time here at Jewell Gardens and we are so glad that you enjoyed it! Have a great day!

Reviewed September 28, 2018

What a great excursion! It was us and one other couple working with Travis, and we had a great time! Everything was hands-on and Travis really knows what he is doing! We made our ornaments and were so excited when they arrived back home. This...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! I will let Travis know that you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This was a blast and so informative!! My husband was hesitant but went along with it because of me. I think he had more fun than I did. Our orbs were at our house by the time we arrived back home from our trip. Even...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Deanna M
JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

We're so glad that you enjoyed your expierience here at Jewell Gardens, and thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed September 17, 2018

The start to our day in Skagway was NOT what we had anticipated. Early in the morning we were supposed to dock in Juneau but because of insanely high winds they closed the channel, turned us around, and full steamed toward Skagway. Which means, all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank JenDoesSomeTraveling
JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Hello! Thank you for your positive review. We are glad that we could accommodate everyone involved, and we will let Spencer know that you enjoyed your tour! Have a great winter season!

Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is something I always wanted to do. So when we booked a cruise to Alaska, I signed us up. Hubby was not happy! Well did he change his mind! It was a beautiful sunny day when they picked us up right on the dock....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Sailaway123
JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

We are so very glad that both you AND your husband enjoyed your time here at Jewell Gardens! We would love to have you again if/when you come back to Skagway. Thank you for you positive review we really appreciate it and our Jewell Gardens...More

Reviewed September 15, 2018

We booked this activity from the cruise and was picked up on the dock and brought to the glassblowing studio by a cheerful young lady whom I sadly cant remember her name. I do remember the artists name though, Spencer. He was comical and talkative...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rainsattic
JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

We are looking forward to having you again, and will let Spencer know that you enjoyed your tour! Thank you from the whole Jewell Gardens team!

Reviewed September 10, 2018

We arrived as part of a tour group, and started with high tea featuring their wonderfully mellow rose tea. Then we toured the gardens. The growing season is short, so this is something you want to plan for the summer months. With the long days...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MickiElle
JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Thank you for the positive review! Have a lovely winter season!

Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Great excursion from our cruise ship. The rainy day kept us from exploring the gardens, but our hands-on glassblowing experience was a unique way to spend time. Our instructor, Katie, was so knowledgeable and personable that there was no trepidation whatsoever. We bought other pieces...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LPinFL
JewellGardens, Public Relations Manager at Jewell Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

So happy that your ornaments are to your liking, and have a wonderful winter season!

Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband, and inlaws took the hands on glass blowing excursion through Princess Cruise Line. This excursion was the highlight in Skagway! We were able to view up close how glass is blown and then we were all able to blow our own piece of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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betteewac
February 21, 2019|
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Response from 101brianf | Reviewed this property |
If you're traveling as a group, more than 10 people I'm sure they would accommodate you with a guide if you give notice and make the request. The property is easily walked in a meandering 30 minutes . Lunch has always been... More
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reramos16
February 1, 2019|
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Response from MsTERESA | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to pay to walk around the garden or watch a glass blowing session. They also welcome you to stop into their café.
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joanjohnson478
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Pam I | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus called the Smart bus. It is $5 for an all day pass. It will take you out to Jewell Gardens as well as a gold panning site and a brewery which are on the same road as the gardens. Bus stops are on the main... More
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