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Dyea Dave Tours

Address: P.O. Box 1104, Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: 907-209-5031
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Ranked #11 of 40 Sightseeing Tours in Skagway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Right from the moment we called Dave for more info to the very end when they dropped us in town after the Skagway Yukon tour, Dyea Dave were fantastic. They guide was funny, informative and infused ease in the tour. We actually ended up coming super late to the designated pick up spot having to make everyone else in the... More 

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East Jordan
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We prefer small group tours and this tour proved that point all day. You are driven in a small tour van rather than a large bus. We could stop anytime someone wanted to and of course the driver had local knowledge of where to stop. If a big bus had beat us to a place, we just cruised on by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Great tour. Each view is more beautiful than the next. I highly recommend this over the train tour as this goes inland much further and you get to see so much more. Also, you stop in a little quaint town for lunch. Overall, I had an amazing time. Don't forget your passport!

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Manila, Philippines
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Dave was great. He was kind, considerate. He goes out of his way to let us enjoy our trip. He stops at places where he thinks would be of interest to us. He hardly counts the time. We saw him do a service to a group of travelers with a cranky and complaining elderly, and he handled it so well,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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43 attraction reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We booked via the net before leaving home, and hit the jackpot. We were met in the bus parking lot beside the wharf by Dave (with top hat), who introduced us to Saskia our driver and personal guide for the day. And when I say personal, I mean they went ahead with the tour for just the 2 of us.... More 

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Holiday, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Prior to bookiing this excursion for four we had had excellent communication via email from Kathy, Dave's office lady. Dave met us at our boat and directed us to our guide for the day, Jeanine. Our bus was full, about 16 of us, from two ships. We had an interesting mix of people on the bus, 8 from the lower... More 

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Henderson, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We did this tour when our cruise stopped in Skagway in early Sept. We were lucky enough to get Dave himself as our driver. He meet us at the cruise dock and we picked up several other people and we were on our way. He knew all the best stopping points for viewing and photos. We went to Emerald lake... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were fortunate to have Dave himself guide this tour, it was like an old friend showing you the sights, he knew the best vantage points for photography and of course the Sourdough Bakery for a light lunch. Dave met us at the dock drove us to the railway station and them met us at Fraser after the train. Dave... More 

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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My small group was lucky to get Dave as our tour guide when the initial tour bus was overbooked. His humor, knowledge, and sheer enthusiasm to share the beauty of the Yukon up to and including Emerald Lake, was absolutely wonderful. Frequent stops for pictures and berry-picking kept all of us happy and contented. I absolutely recommend his tours!

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Senior Contributor
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20 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Wish I could remember the name of the funny lady who drove our bus.(she had just returned from NZ) one of the better tours we have done anywhere in the world. Informative, entertaining and just an absolute pleasure. I'm guessing you have to be off the top shelf to work for Dave. Hope he finds his passport!

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