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Skagway Van Tours offers an affordable alternative to traditional bus tours. A private van tour offers the comfort, privacy, and intimacy often lacking in a big-crowded bus. Our van only holds up to 14 passengers. Groups of 10 or less are...more
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Skagway, AK 99840
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

I don't even know where to begin, Matt was amazing, the tour was amazing, Skagway and the Yukon are amazing. I for sure give it 100% on everything. Despite the rain, we were able to have a great time. Matt found great photo-ops, pointed out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Matt S, Owner at Skagway Van Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you very much for the great review! --Matt

Reviewed September 11, 2018

Matt was amazing! He was fun, interesting, and super knowledgeable about the area. He was also on time, had water bottles available, and keeps his van super clean. I noticed him cleaning the van in between stops - that's the level of service he provides!...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Matt S, Owner at Skagway Van Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review, Suchin! --Matt

Reviewed August 3, 2018

We loved the summit tour. One of our favorite memories was at the summit. I’ve already recommended your tour to several friends planning a trip. Thanks for accommodating our entire family-even providing a car seat for my 4 year old. We never felt rushed and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

We toured with Matt when our cruise stopped in Skagway. Matt did a great job getting us to some amazing scenery, finding good spots to hike, and letting us stop whenever we wanted. He even took us on a detour for some Canadian candy bars....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Matthew S, Owner at Skagway Van Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Thank you Maren! --Matt

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

A must! Matt is great. Don’t waste your time or $ with a group tour where you can’t do half the things. Or get stuck on a train. This is where you want to book. Scenery is breathless and we lived the entire tour!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Matthew S, Owner at Skagway Van Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Thank you Erik! Very cool of you. --Matt

Reviewed July 26, 2018

Booking with Matt gave us more flexibility and also saved us several hundred dollars for our crew of 10. Book an early departure and there is no problem getting back to the ship. ( I think the Princess star sailed at 4:30ish. If you take...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

While cruising in Alaska, our family of 10 decided to take a break from the cruise activities and find our own entertainment in Skagway. We found Matt from Skagway Van Tours and had one of the most enjoyable days of our trip. He was so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Matthew S, Owner at Skagway Van Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thanks for the great review! --Matt

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Skagway Van Tours was awesome!! Our family of 13 picked this tour from reviews on Trip Advisor. We debated the train ride but reviews proved this is what we needed to do with our family, ages 7-64. Matt was very knowledgeable and answered all the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Matthew S, Owner at Skagway Van Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thanks for the very kind review! --Matt

Reviewed July 7, 2018

There were 10 of us varying from age 7 to 75. We loved Matt's knowledge of the entire area as well as his outgoing personality and friendliness. The dog sled puppies and the variety of scenery and terrain was an unforgettable experience. Would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Matthew S, Owner at Skagway Van Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Thank you for the review! Very kind of you to respond so promptly. --Matt

Reviewed July 5, 2018

Our group of fourteen ( cousins from around the world reunion) had the best day of our Alaska cruise on our tour with Matt! Matt not only showed us the most beautiful views/sights but provided interesting information and stories. Our group was thrilled at every...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Matthew S, Owner at Skagway Van Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Thank you Shalini! Very kind of you to leave such a nice review. I had an enjoyable day with the cruising cousins as well! --Matt

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partyof5friends
July 9, 2018|
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Response from triciap180 | Reviewed this property |
You'll want to contact Matt directly at Skagway Van Tours (info online) to get the pricing because I think it will depend on the type of tour you want. He gave us an outline of what he suggested and then we asked for a... More
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APRICOT1980
July 3, 2018|
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Response from Matt S | Property representative |
Hello: Unfortunately I am already booked on August 1st. Also, most vans like mine only hold up to 14 passengers. With a group of 19 people, you will need to find a 25 passenger bus or two 14 passenger vans. --Matt
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February 14, 2017|
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Response from MMParrish | Reviewed this property |
This is a private tour so you pay the rate regardless of how many of you are in the van. For two people it's not cost efficient although it's a fantastic process having the flexibility to stop when you want and tailor the... More
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