Local Connections: Ghosts & Goodtime Girls Walking Tour Created by Madam Jan

Local Connections: Ghosts & Goodtime Girls Walking Tour Created by Madam Jan

2 hours | Skagway | S G Y - 3 8 0
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$ 59.95
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Min. age: 14 years (See special notes)


Points of Interest

  • Gold Rush History
  • Red Onion Saloon
Shopping Opportunities, Easy activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Lavishly costumed and highly entertaining, your high-spirited madam from the Red Onion Saloon will greet you at your ship with a souvenir garter, then guide you on a two-hour walking tour through the back alleys and former red light districts of Skagway, where women of the evening brushed shoulders with notorious characters such as Soapy Smith and Frank Reid. You'll hear stories of Klondike Kate, Cad Wilson and Diamond Lil and will pass historic and haunted Gold Rush buildings as you learn of Skagway's rich history. Your experience culminates with a stop at the world-famous Red Onion Saloon's restored brothel museum. Here, join in a champagne toast and explore the hallways and bedrooms of this celebrated brothel, observing original relics and images of the ladies who worked there. The tour ends at the saloon, and you'll have time to visit the gift shop and explore downtown Skagway on your own.

Special Notes:

Due to tour content, minimum age is 14. Please bring photo ID to enjoy beverages at the saloon. Length of walk is less than .5 miles. Dress warmly in layers and wear comfortable walking shoes. Guests make the short walk from the saloon back to the ship on their own.

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


Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Meet Madam for shore transfer to downtown

Transport type: Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 35
Travel time: 00:10
Air conditioned: Yes
Steps: 3
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Guided walking tour through city's historic districts

Transport type: Walking
Transport Capacity: 20
Time at site: 01:20
Inside visit: No
Walking distance: 880
Restroom available: Yes

Private tour of Red Onion Saloon's brothel museum and champagne toast

Time at site: 00:30
Inside visit: Yes
Air conditioned: No
Steps: 25
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes