Experience the Yukon & Suspension Bridge

SGY-170 | Skagway, Alaska | See Special Notes

Passport required |

from $129.95*

*Price displayed in US Dollars unless otherwise noted; excursions priced in other currencies may be available on select voyages only. Prices are based on the amount Princess typically charges for each excursion, but your price may vary by voyage date and departure time.

Tour at a Glance

You will visit:
  • Klondike Summit Klondike Summit
  • Yukon (Canada) Yukon (Canada)
  • Yukon Suspension Bridge
You will see:

Easy Includes meal Shopping

Excursion Length:
Approx. 8 hours

Tour Overview

Your adventure begins at the pier where you'll board an air-conditioned motorcoach and take a narrated drive through historic downtown Skagway en route to the White Pass. Enjoy a scenic drive up the Klondike Highway, paralleling the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad and peaking at the breathtaking summit, some 3,290 feet above sea level.

Marvel as the scenery changes dramatically from lush rainforest to stark granite. All around you, mountains tower and lakes of all sizes dot the valleys. Photo stops allow you to capture these awesome images.

Your journey continues at the Yukon Suspension Bridge located above the whitewater rapids of the spectacular Tutshi River. Experience the dramatic walk across the bridge; savor the fresh mountain air and spectacular scenery as the river rages beneath you. Learn about the area's natural and human history at the interpretive exhibits of this outdoor museum.

Re-board your motorcoach en route to your lunch stop as your driver tells stories of the gold rush that shaped this region. At the Caribou Crossing Trading Post satisfy your wilderness appetite with a delicious chicken barbecue lunch complete with all-you-can-eat homemade donuts. After your meal, tour Yukon's most extensive Wildlife Museum, Stroll among creatures of Yukon's past and present, with favorites including steppe bison, grizzly bears, monster moose, woolly mammoth and the world's largest mounted polar bear. Absorb some authentic Canadian culture at the at Caribou Crossing's newest exhibit, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police heritage center. This interpretive display focuses on the history of Canada's "Mounties" and highlights their role during the Klondike Gold Rush. Visit the Dog Musher's Village where you can visit with Iditarod dog mushers and take pictures with the sled dogs and husky puppies. For an extra fee, you may join them for a dog cart ride. Kids and adults alike will also enjoy the petting farm.

On the return trip, you'll have a chance to do some sightseeing and souvenir shopping on our stop in the Native town of Carcross before heading back to the ship.

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Detailed itinerary

Tour up the Klondike Highway to the suspension bridge with picture stops

Details:
Travel time: 01:30 Transport type:Motorcoach
Transport Capacity (Normal Use):45
Total number of steps:3 Notes

on/off bus

Wheelchair accessible?:No
Restrooms available?:Yes
Shopping available?:No
Air conditioned?:Yes
Photo/Video opportunity?:Yes
Photo/Video restrictions?:No

Visit Yukon Suspension Bridge

Details:
Time at site:01:00 Inside Visit :No
Walking distance (yards):10
Wheelchair accessible?:No
Restrooms available?:Yes
Free Time at Site (minutes):45 Shopping available?:Yes
Air conditioned?:No
Currency accepted:CAD Credit cards accepted: Yes
Photo/Video opportunity?:Yes
Photo/Video restrictions?:No

Tour to the Yukon with picture stops

Details:
Travel time: 01:15 Transport type:Motorcoach
Transport Capacity (Normal Use):45
Total number of steps:3 Notes

on/off bus

Wheelchair accessible?:No
Restrooms available?:Yes
Shopping available?:No
Air conditioned?:Yes
Photo/Video opportunity?:Yes
Photo/Video restrictions?:No

Visit Caribou Crossing Trading Post & enjoy lunch

Details:
Time at site:01:30 Inside Visit :Yes
Walking distance (yards):15
Wheelchair accessible?:No
Restrooms available?:Yes
Free Time at Site (minutes):60 Shopping available?:Yes
Air conditioned?:No
Currency accepted:CAD Credit cards accepted: Yes
Photo/Video opportunity?:Yes
Photo/Video restrictions?:No

Drive to Carcross, with free time to explore

Details:
Travel time: 01:00 Transport type:Motorcoach
Transport Capacity (Normal Use):45
Inside Visit :No
Walking distance (yards):15
Total number of steps:3 Notes

on/off bus

Wheelchair accessible?:No
Restrooms available?:Yes
Free Time at Site (minutes):30 Shopping available?:Yes
Air conditioned?:Yes
Currency accepted:CAD Credit cards accepted: Yes
Photo/Video opportunity?:Yes
Photo/Video restrictions?:No

Return drive to Skagway & cruise ship pier

Details:
Travel time: 01:45 Transport type:Motorcoach
Transport Capacity (Normal Use):45
Total number of steps:3 Notes

on/off bus

Wheelchair accessible?:No
Restrooms available?:Yes
Shopping available?:No
Air conditioned?:Yes
Photo/Video opportunity?:Yes
Photo/Video restrictions?:No

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Special Notes

 

Since this tour enters Canada, all guests must carry a passport or other WHTI compliant document. For U.S. citizens these documents include: U.S. Passport, U.S. Passport Card, Enhanced Driver's License, Trusted Traveler Card and Military ID Card (for U.S. armed forces members on official orders). Citizens of certain countries need a visa to visit Canada ? visit www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp to see if this applies. Written consent is required for children traveling into Canada without both parents. Vegetarian lunch available. Please notify Tour Office at least 24 hours prior to tour. Guests not required to cross suspension bridge.

Meal: Barbecue chicken, baked potato, dinner roll, homemade doughnuts, coffee & tea. Indian dahl soup available for vegetarians.

Unaccompanied Minor Policy: Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Passport Requirements:

Since this tour enters Canada, all guests must carry a passport or other WHTI compliant document. Notarized written consent is required for children traveling into Canada without both parents.

Child Price:

12 years & under only

Number of Steps/Walking Distance:

For information on walking distances and/or the number of steps at each stop, please see the detailed itinerary above.

Wheelchair Accessibility:

For information on wheelchair accessibility, please see the detailed itinerary above.

Camera/Video Restrictions:

For information on camera/video restrictions at each stop, please see the detailed itinerary above.

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