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White Pass & Yukon Route Railway

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Address: Dockside, 231 2nd Ave Depot, Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: +1 800-343-7373
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Activities: Hiking, Group tours/train
Description: Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is...
Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. Experience the breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, trestles & tunnels from the comfort of vintage train cars. Rail service between Skagway, Alaska, Fraser, BC, Carcross, Yukon, and Whitehorse, Yukon.
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Bennett Train Journey on the White Pass Rail

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a glance back in time......to a much harder way of life.

I brought my tour group thru last summer ( 2014 ) . Its a very scenic, and well done presentation of the history of the pass. Its a bit of a long day, we stopped for lunch at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I brought my tour group thru last summer ( 2014 ) . Its a very scenic, and well done presentation of the history of the pass. Its a bit of a long day, we stopped for lunch at Bennet and I thought it was excellent . Home made stew, bread, and apple pie for desert. There are a few remnants... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Booked our tickets on the Railway through our Holland American Cruise. The cars themselves were gorgeously restored and relatively comfortable. It's the views and the amazing history that make this excursion amazing. As you make your way up to the US/Canada border, you hear amazing stories of what the gold rush was like and how far people went to try... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a must do when in Skagway! You will not want to miss the views you can only see if you ride the train they are so breathtakingly beautiful. One of the great features of this attraction is that you can stand outside the car on a small platform for almost the entire ride. The pictures we were able... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We took this train ride with my boyfriend and mother. We had come off of a cruise ship and pre booked so we had to walk a distance to get to the ticket office. Because of port times and walking distance my boyfriend ran up ahead to let them know we were coming. We still had plenty of time in... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I did this as a side excursion while our cruise ship was in port. The views from the train trip were absolutely amazing. This is a must do when in Skagway!

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Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Having been to Skagway several times,I strongly recommend this adventure if you are even a mild train buff. The views are outstanding and the running commentary from the guides gives you a glimpse into the Gold Rush Days. You can shoot photos (watch your shutter speeds), and we spent time outside on the platform which made for some spectacular views!!!!!... More 

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Wantage, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Very interesting and enchanting ride on the railroad. Some sections are on high bridges and several tunnels. Very historical and you get to see the trail where so many hiked to find gold. A definite must do if you are in Skagway.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We took this tour first time we stopped in Skagway. Its nonstop ride and takes you through the goldrush route. View is breathtaking. It turns around as it reaches the Canadian border. We enjoyed this tour especially with an 8 yr old daughter, it was a memorable train ride

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We made this on a near perfect sunny day in July. You can see the gold trail from this trip. Many beautiful views, but photography from the moving train has its limitations.

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Calgary, AB, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I booked this trip as a cruise ship excursion. I really wanted to do it, but it was a tough sell to get my younger brother (23 years old and very adventurous) to go with us. When we first stepped on the train, it felt very....well...old. As in most of the people in the car were elderly. At first, it... More 

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