2 ¾ Hours Duration
From pick-up to drop-off
Time for Visiting
Ample time for interacting with the puppies
No minimum age for this tour
S’mores around the campfire
Visit an authentic dogsledding summer training camp, learn about the sport of dogsledding from experienced mushers who have competed in world-renowned 1000-mile races like the Iditarod and Yukon Quest, and meet a crew of adorable husky puppies! The family-friendly Skagway S’mores and Musher Camp experience starts with a convenient pick-up from the cruise docks. From there, begin a fascinating guided tour of historic downtown Skagway, followed by a scenic drive along 9-miles of beautiful coastline to the Musher’s Camp in Dyea, once a thriving Gold Rush town. These professional mushers share their passion for the sport while teaching you about the dog’s training lifestyle, and welcome any additional questions. Of course, plenty of time is alotted for meeting the camp’s coterie of future star athletes: the husky puppies! Playing with these bouncy bundles of joy is an important part of the socialization process that is essential to their future racing success, so don’t hold back in the cuddles department!
After you’ve had your fill of puppy cuddles, enjoy time around the campfire and create delicious treats as your guide teaches you the art of s’more roasting! Take in the beauty of the surrounding area with a self-guided nature hike along gorgeous waterfalls and dense Alaskan forest, or relax on the deck of the saloon which overlooks a picturesque stream. With adorable huskies, delicious treats around the campfire, and breathtaking natural beauty, this tour is sure to be enjoyed by the whole family!
Looking for a sled dog experience combined with a stunning sightseeing tour? You may want to check out our Yukon Discovery and Sled Dog Tour!