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Caribou Crossing Trading Post

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Carcross, Yukon Y0B 1B0, Canada
+1 867-821-4055
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Skagway Shore Excursion: Full-Day Tour of the Yukon
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Caribou Crossing, home of the "Museum of Yukon Natural History", specializes in serving up a fresh, hot BBQ lunch daily. Be sure to stop by for a homemade meal and stick around for one of many onsite activities. They offer dogcart rides with a fleet of local huskies, gold panning, and an extensive gift shop featuring the finest local Yukon-made artwork and gifts.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sled dogs” (70 reviews)
“donuts” (41 reviews)
“petting zoo” (32 reviews)
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Carcross, Yukon Y0B 1B0, Canada
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+1 867-821-4055
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a car in Skagway after our cruise ship docked, didn't have an "real" plans other than rent a car and drive up to Canada. Caribou Crossing was a fun stop and quite a surprise, the museum was wonder, great display or many different...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Excellent taxidermy work. Reproductions of the extinct bison were great as well. We spent 2 hours there looking at everything. I highly recommend it to all. You won't be disappointed . It's more than the animals. They tell the story of the area with high...More

1  Thank Frank C
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

We travelled by bus from Skagway and viewed beautiful lakes and autumn coloured leaves en route to Caribou Crossing Trading Post. On arrival to Moshers Camp booked a sled dog ride and had an absolute blast. Dogs were so excited to be working and whipped...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

I was excited to stop here to see and pet husky puppies and a goat trail. What an awful place. There was a boardwalk past several enclosures with goats, ponies, llamas, etc. Stunk to high Heaven. The puppies were not adorable but skinny and lethargic....More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Visitwd Caribou Crossing on a cruise ship excursion. This was a good place to enjoy bbq lunch, shopping and visit the museum. We also spent $35 each to ride on a dog sled experience. It was worth every cent.

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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Had a great visit here, beautiful scenery enroute. We had bbq lunch here which was extremely tasty. Good clean toilets. Another reviewer said there wasn’t much here. I really have to disagree. The museum was extremely interesting and we spent some time there. Didn’t bother...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

The advertisement for the shore excursion offered a bus tour to the Yukon, stopping at the Yukon sign, and Caribou Crossing, where we would have a bbq lunch and get to hold sled dog puppies, then later a scenic train trip. I felt kind of...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Most beautiful area and got meet totem carver and found an amazing awesome metal artist and was just one of the all amazing stops on our 8 hr drive

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Thank Jennifer N
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Our tour from Skagway stopped for lunch at the Caribou Crossing Trading Post. Had a good lunch, but there is a lot more. There are nice shops for souvenirs, ice cream and other items. Petting area for the kids and an opportunity to take a...More

Thank Carl D
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

We stopped at Caribou Crossing as the halfway (and lunch) segment of our White Pass & Yukon excursion, out of Skagway. The lunch was decent and the sights were great. You can see the puppies and take a sled dog ride. The gift shop had...More

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CaribouCrossing, Guest Relations Manager at Caribou Crossing Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

Thank you for choosing Caribou Crossing as part of your Yukon excursion. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. We love receiving such positive feedback from our guests and hope to see you again soon.

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crowleycom
April 29, 2017|
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Response from CaribouCrossing | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for the great question. Public transportation does not reach Carcross from Skagway but there are numerous other options available to you. if you go to our Caribou Crossing Trading Post website and scroll... More
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Robert S
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Response from dmlitz | Reviewed this property |
It's free.
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Response from Betty Q | Reviewed this property |
We did not pan for gold in Caribou Crossing, but we did in Fairbanks. It was a great experience and I have the gold from it in a locket.
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