White Pass Scenic Railroad
Duration: 3 1/2 hours
Tour Code: ska-001
Experience the beauty of the Klondike in an exciting new way during this scenic and exhilarating ride aboard Skagway's White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad.
Depart the pier for a ride aboard Skagway's White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, the Scenic Railway of the World. Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow-gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. The train climbs almost 3,000 feet in just 20 miles, and features steep grades of up to 3.9% and cliff-hanging turns of 16 degrees.
Along the way, you will experience the breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles, and historic sites from the comfort of your vintage parlor car. You will also see Bridal Veil Falls, Inspiration Point, Dead Horse Gulch and the original Trail of '98. This fully-narrated excursion includes a complimentary copy of White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad's collectible All Aboard magazine, which details the railroad's history, route and sites.
At the conclusion of your train ride, you will return to the pier.
Please note: This tour is highly recommended for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilize a wheelchair.