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Private White Pass Summit Tour

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2 Hour Duration
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From pick up to drop off
Passports Required
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For entrance into Canada
Exclusive Personal Tour
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Just your group and an expert guide
Family Friendly
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Great for groups up to 11 people


One of the most stunning tours in Skagway Alaska is the drive from Skagway along the Klondike Highway to White Pass Summit over the Canadian border – rightly regarded as one of the world’s great scenic drives. This exclusive Private White Pass Summit Tour is one of the best Skagway private excursions offered, as it allows you to experience this iconic scenic journey in the comfort of a luxury vehicle. You'll have individualized attention from a knowledgeable local guide, as well as the flexibility to go at your own pace, taking in stunning views of snow-capped peaks, towering waterfalls, and gorgeous overlooks at your leisure. Your exclusive afternoon tour climbs up to the 3292-foot White Pass Summit, with stops at Denver Glacier Viewpoint, Pitchfork Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and other stunning lookouts. And, of course, you'll stop off at the iconic ‘Welcome to Alaska’ sign for a classic group photo opportunity! The Klondike Highway follows the same route used by thousands of fortune-seekers during the Gold Rush of 1898, so you’ll also pass many fascinating historic sites from the era. Spot some bears or other wildlife along the roadside? Just ask your guide and driver to stop so you can take a closer look! After all, you are in complete control of this, one of the most exclusive Skagway private tours in Skagway Alaska.

One of the most popular tours in Skagway Alaska, this exclusive Private White Pass Summit Tour puts you in the privacy and comfort of your own luxury vehicle, with an informative narrative all along your journey from your knowledgeable local guide. You’ll have the flexibility of having your own vehicle provided to fit the size of your group. Cost is per vehicle, not per person, and vehicles range from seating 1-8 people, up to 9-11 people, so you can share this wonderful experience with family and friends. You won’t see this exceptional inclusion among Skagway private tours offered through the cruise lines, so be sure to book ahead.


For a full-day Yukon experience, you might consider the Private Emerald Lake Tour.

What's Included

Round Trip Transportation
Knowledgeable Guides
Car seats/Booster seats available with advanced notice
Guide Gratuities

Frequently Asked Questions

Why are Passports Required?
This tour enters Canada and passports will be required to go through the Canadian customs post, as well as to re-enter the United States. Passports are required for all adults and children 16 or older. Children 15 and under should have an original or certified copy or birth certificate or a Passport. If one or both parents are not traveling with the child, a notarized letter of authorization from the absent parent(s) is also necessary to cross into Canada. Some nationalities may also require a Canada and/or USA Visa. (Single-entry is acceptable). Please bring all original documentation, no copies are allowed. If passengers show up for the tour without the proper ID, they will not be allowed to board. While we will attempt to accommodate passengers lacking identification, there is no guarantee that suitable arrangements can be made, and no refund will be given under these circumstances. Passengers with felonies, DUI, or criminal charges are not allowed entry into Canada.
What Kinds of Customizations are Available for Private Tours?
There are several different options for your group as we tour. A few examples of what we can do are: Enjoy the scenery from the comfort of our vehicle, stopping for photo opportunities from the Klondike Hwy for as far as you’d like to go. Take a backroad, so that you’ll get to see more remote wilderness areas of Alaska and the Yukon. Take a picnic lunch to enjoy near a river or lake. Talk to a First Nation carver about his love of carving and the culture of his people.
Will We See Wildlife?
Of the various Skagway tours, the Yukon adventures have one of the strongest opportunities for wildlife viewing. Tours entering Yukon include a chance of encountering caribou, sheep, mountain goats, and sometimes even bears and moose. While your chances are good, we cannot guarantee wildlife sightings.
What Should I Bring?
Passports are REQUIRED for border crossing into Canada, only 15 miles north of Skagway. For some nationalities, additional documentation may be required. Children accompanying parents should have an original or certified copy of their birth certificate or Passport. If one or both parents are not traveling with the child, a notarized letter of authorization from the absent parent(s) is also necessary to cross into Canada. Closed-toed tennis shoes or boots are a good idea for the hike. Also bring your camera!
Do You Pick Up at the Ship?
Yes, we will pick you up and drop you off at your ship, or any where that we agree to meet!

Know Before You Book

Minimum Age: There is no minimum age to join this tour
Passports Required
Groups up to 11, larger groups will be divided into 2 vehicles
Folding Wheelchair or Walker accessible
Cancel up to 14-days before the tour for a refund. No refund is available if canceled within 14-days of the tour. If for any reason your tour is canceled, or if your cruise ship's schedule changes, you will receive a refund. Refunds do not include any non-refundable fees. Contact us by phone or email to request a cancellation.

Quick Facts


2h 00min

Private Vehicle: Up to 5 Passengers Rate

Private Vehicle: Up to 8 Passengers Rate

Private Vehicle: Up to 11 Passengers Rate

Itinerary • 2h 00min • 3 activities

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Your tour begins with convenient pick-up right from the cruise docks, or downtown Skagway if you are staying in the area, before heading to the Klondike Highway.

15 minutes
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From Skagway, this tour heads North on the Klondike highway, following the historic path of gold miners from the 1800s, stopping frequently on the way for photos.

1 hour
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Stopping at the Welcome to Alaska sign for photos near the top of White Pass, your tour will then turn around and return your right to your cruise ship or downtown Skagway if you'd like some time to explore the town.

45 minutes