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White Pass Summit Rail and Bus Excursion

Price: $169.00
This tour operates from May to September.
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See White Pass Summit by Rail and Bus

Experience the best Skagway has to offer on this interesting and interactive Skagway White Pass Summit rail and bus excursion. A train ride on the White Pass Summit Rail will take you through history and some of the best natural scenery in the world. This bus and rail combination tour provides a view of the unparalleled beauty of Alaska from two completely different tour perspectives--one way by train and the other by bus.

Enjoy a relaxing 1 hour and 45 minute scenic journey on a train from Skagway to the top of the White Pass Summit. Along your journey you will pass Pitchfork Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, the Gold Rush Cemetery, William Moore Bridge & Overlook, Skagway Scenic Overlook, Fraser Train Depot, Tormented Valley, and the "Welcome to Alaska" Sign. You will also make a stop at the Skagway Scenic Overlook to stretch your legs, take pictures, and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the Alaskan wilderness. Please be advised that this Skagway port tour might alternate between operating with the bus portion first or the train portion first.

Please Note: All guests are required to have a valid passport or passport card in order to take this tour. If time permits, there will be one restroom stop during the bus ride or if requested in advance by one of the passengers on the bus.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours 45 Minutes
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Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
For all Alaska tours, we recommend layers of clothing, with the top layer being water-proof. We also suggest comfortable walking shoes that may get wet.
The minimum age to attend the tour is 3 years old. This tour cannot accommodate (and is not accessible to) wheelchairs, motorized scooters, or strollers. Guests must be able to pull themselves up onto and down from the train and motorcoach.

Collapsible walkers can be accommodated as long as the walker does not exceed the following measurements, when folded up: 30 inches in length by 10 inches in width by 30 inches in height (including wheels). This tour can only accommodate "umbrella" style baby strollers that do not exceed the following measurements when folded up: 45 inches in length by 10 inches in width by 10 inches in height (including wheels). If there is no room on the bus, these items will have to be left behind with the local representative and delivered to the guest at the conclusion of the tour.

Please be aware that this tour operates in the wilderness, hours away from medical facilities. Although staff do have general first aid knowledge, this tour is not recommended for guests with serious medical conditions.

The tour will be crossing the Canadian border and then back across the US border. All US and Canadian citizens who are 16 and older will be required to present a valid passport. It is suggested to bring a photo ID as well. Any guest unable to produce the proper identification will not be able to participate.

US and Canadian citizens who are 15 years old or younger may travel with a certified birth certificate. People of all other citizenships are required to have a photo ID, a passport, and visa (If required) in their possession when crossing the border.

All minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian or if they are traveling with someone else they must have a letter of consent signed by all of the minors legal guardians. Any single adult traveling with a child under 18, must provide a death certificate for the non-accompanying parent(s) OR a certified letter from the non-accompanying parent(s) stating:
1) The accompanying parent has permission to take the child across the border,
2) The accompanying parent has the authority to make any and all decisions regarding any medical care required by the child,
3) Provide a daytime telephone number for the non-accompanying parent where they can be reached if there are any questions.
5 Stars5Based On 188 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsWonderfulOctober 03, 2019

Reviewer: Kathy C
A bus picked us up at the ship and took us to the train. The train trip was very interesting with good commentary. On the way back we were on a bus. Also very good because the driver gave information on the points we passed and stopped a couple of times for us to take pictures. At the “Welcome to Alaska” sign she took pictures of all the passengers in front of the sign.

5 StarsExcellent September 24, 2019

Reviewer: V Seals
Our family of 3 adults really enjoyed our trip on the railroad and bus. We got to see a lot of beautiful scenery. Our tour guide Heidi was great.

5 Starswhite pass summitSeptember 23, 2019

Reviewer: CKelly
Very educational, spectacular scenery.

5 StarsRail and bus excursionSeptember 23, 2019

Reviewer: Lee Wright
We felt that this was the perfect excursion. We rode the bus up and the train back down. Our bus driver was excellent. He knew his stuff, but he also was very funny and entertaining. Stopped several times for pictures. Loved the train ride back down and by that time, we knew what we were looking at.

5 StarsExcellent September 23, 2019

Reviewer: V Seals
Our family of 3 adults really enjoyed our trip on the railroad and bus. We got to see a lot of beautiful scenery. Our tour guide Heidi was great.

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