Skagway, Alaska Cruise Port

4.4 out of 5

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Best Alaska Port

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About Skagway, Alaska

Standing on the edge of the Tongass National Forest, this gold rush town offers a glimpse into the prospect days of the 1890s, as well as a chance to see the remote wilderness that makes up most of the state today.


What people said about this port:

"Joined the train ride to Canada boarder 3000 ft high." in 291 reviews.

"Red Onion Saloon is nice tour but a bit expensive for all you get." in 42 reviews.


1793 reviews and tips of Skagway, Alaska




tpost55
Contributor Level: Third Mate

The Main Street in Skagway was nice but all the shops had the same things. There is a neat popcorn and fudge shop. I'd recommend paying $5 for an all day pass on he shuttles. It doesn't look for to downtown from the ship but it's farther than you think. We did the white pass to the summit excursion. It's a 3 hour excursion with some breathtaking views. Highly recommend it if you are looking for a low energy tour. Also for those of you with mobility issues there is a car with a lift that makes it very easy to get on.

foodmaven
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
4-6 cruises

We did the 3-hr White Pass & Yukon Route excursion through the ship. We walked down the gangway and climbed aboard the train. Well done, no walking into town to catch it. We wandered the town afterward and at lunch at a taco truck. We visited the bar the locals go to across from the truck. Happy Endings bar.

Visited: May 26, 2017

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Woohoo1969
Contributor Level: Purser

Love this quaint town and the people are so nice! We shopped and then boarded the White Pass Railway for a 3.5 hour round trip train ride to the Yukon Territory. Favorite excursion of the week- beautiful scenery and lovely ride. Make sure to venture to outside of car to take photos. Wonderful day!

zarfkitty
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
1 cruise (first)

"Rosy Peaks" was our guide for the Red Onion's Ghosts and Good Time Girls walking tour of Skagway. Part blue humor (don't bring kids on this one), part infotainment, part extremely authentic historical analysis of the role these working women played in the Yukon gold rush. Highly recommend. Do the White Pass Rail. There are no words. And a photo is worth a thousand of them, but I have over 3,000 photos to sift through and edit. I picked out a couple good ones for you.

Visited: Jul 16, 2017

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