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Chilkoot Charters & Tours

624 reviews
About Chilkoot Charters & Tours
Established in 1994, we are a locally owned and operated business in Skagway, Alaska offering 7 different bus and bus/train tours as far as Emerald Lake, Yukon Territory including the White Pass Summit and other spectacular areas. With 11 buses and 8 employees we pride ourselves in excellent customer service so that visitors remember their day with us for years to come!
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Hours Today: 5:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Skagway, AK
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rode in the caboose and had a great time. The conductor explained the history of the area and told us about the statues and other items that one of the engineers had placed along the route. The scenery was beautiful. In all, it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

We booked the White Pass Rail & Bus trip with Chilkoot while we were in Skagway on a cruise. They picked us up right in front of the cruise ship, and we were off to the train in no time. On the way to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this relaxing tour. We did the train up (be sure to sit on the left) and the bus back. We learned a ton and the views were fantastic. They came around with merchandise at the end of the train which was nice. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank GuyAndGalOnTheMove
Reviewed September 26, 2018

My dad and I did the “Yukon Rail & Bus Excursion”. We did the Yukon shuttle bus first. The shuttle bus was nice, but some of the stops were a bit of a reach. Other stops like Emerald Lake and Bove Island were great. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Chilkoot Charters & Tours' 1 3/4 hour, 27 mile train ride to the White Pass Summit (and beyond to Fraser, B. C.) along the Yukon Route, is of course a don't miss thing to do when in Skagway, AK. For me, it was a shore...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Robert U
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Our driver James Coleman was a most entertaining and accommodating man. A gifted storyteller, he helped me understand the history and some of the characters that shaped this route. The scenery was breathtaking, we had clear weather for much of the journey. James was just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank NancyN1412
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Our driver was Anne and she was amazing. There were 14 people on the bus (15 including the driver). It was great because the small bus still allowed plenty of space and allowed us to get to interact with the other people taking the tour....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Emily K
Reviewed September 13, 2018

The pick-up from our cruise ship (Norwegian) in Skagway was seamless. We were directed to the tour bus a short walk away. Once on the bus, it was a quick ride to the train. The train ride was breathtaking! The conductor gave us the heads-up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Jim20126
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The scenery was awesome and everyone got terrific photos. The narrator was not in our cabin but she made a trip trough the train when we were all done. The ride ends in Canada and you will get a quick visit from Canadian Customs (no...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BigdogAZ2014
Reviewed September 9, 2018

What a fantastic day! We were met at the cruise ship dock by our representative and taken to the bus where we met our amazing driver Jamison. Our group of 7 was joined by one other couple and we had our own private rail car...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Shelly_SD
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June 21, 2018|
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Response from Saraheg1977 | Reviewed this property |
Ours docked at 7am and we had plenty of time to make it to our 7:30 tour!
February 23, 2018|
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Response from MoreTvl2Come | Reviewed this property |
Chilkoot is by reservation. Book ahead, the earlier the better.
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January 30, 2018|
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Response from alwi0825 | Reviewed this property |
I believe approximately 4.5 to 5 hours.