White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

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P O Box 435 Skagway Alaska 99840, Skagway, AK, USA
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White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad Skagway Reviews

kantbyluv kantbyluv
13 reviews
A must Do ! Worth the money ! Feb 20, 2013
This is one of the pricey tours but even after I was hesitant I booked it on the cruise lines (only cheaper by like ten dollars off the ship but it could be sold out) The train is located directly outside the ship's dock and has a fireplace/stove heater in the front of each train car. The cars are wood and beautiful inside and are not stuffed with people. You want to be available to go in between the cars on the platforms for pictures. There is also an audio guide for what and where you are passing which is narrative throughout the inside of the train and has a map to go along with.
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krayzayinsane krayzayi…
4 reviews
White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad Apr 30, 2008
This is the most amazing thing you could do in Alaska. A train ride, way up into the mountains. There are a few scary points, from an old wooden bridge, to a long, dark tunnel. But well worth it. It ends at the border of Canada, as you cannot go any further, and then you turn around and go back down. While up in the mountains, there are lots of little glaciers, as even bigger ones. It's beautiful, the scenary is amazing! Do this!
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AirlineAgent AirlineA…
3 reviews
Jun 11, 2007
From Princess Cruise Lines Shore Excusion Brochure which I found to be highly accurate.

Take an unforgettable journey aboard the "Scenic Railway of the World" to the White Pass summit.

Fully narrated, The White Pass and Yukon Route is unlike any other railroad. Against all odds, the iron trail was carved through some of the North's most rugged terrain in 1898. This engineering wonder climbs nearly 3,000 feet over 20 miles of steep grades and cliff-hanging turns. Relax in old-fashioned parlor cars as your train agent retraces the original route to the White Pass Summit, passing Bridal Veil Falls, Inspiration Point and Dead Horse Gulch. Enjoy a breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles and historic sites. See the original Klondike Trail of 1898 worn into the rocks, a permanent tribute to the thousands of souls who passed this way in search of fortune.
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