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“gold dredge”(21 reviews)
“root beer”(23 reviews)
“pan for gold”(26 reviews)
Here at Alaska 360's Dredge Town in Skagway, Alaska, you can immerse yourself in the history and beauty of the Klondike Gold Rush. Visitors are transported back to the 1890's as our costumed staff meets, greets, guides, and entertains them. Our site...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Mile 1.7 Klondike Hwy, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-3175
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Skagway in August, and rode the train with Dr Sluice. He was a fantastic guide who made it apparent that he loves his job, knows his stuff and cares about ensuring all have a great time. Recommend seeing the sled dog puppies as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here at the end of our White Pass tour. It was interesting and entertaining to pan for real gold. Having the process explained and actually learning it by doing was great. Going through the whole process and actually having it assayed at the end...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers several activities that highlight history of this small town. The activities included panning for gold; the introduction was a bit corny but, we enjoyed it and the excitement built up as you try your new skill, then wait to have your gold/treasure...More

Thank CarmenV3
Deborah M, General Manager at Alaska 360, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear CarmenV3, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review of Alaska 360's Dredge Town. I think your comment about the geographical location of our site is well noted. Because we are so convenient and close to town, it allows our guests to have enough...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did an excursion that included gold panning, sled dogs, and the train ride. Our guide was Chilkoot Jenkins and he was by far the best part of any excursion we experienced. He was extremely knowledgeable as well as personable. We noticed he was busy...More

Thank suthom54
Deborah M, General Manager at Alaska 360, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear suthom54, It is extremely gratifying to hear from our guests about the quality of their guides. Chilkoot Jenkins is amazing and he is joined by our entire cast who share a vision of how a tour should be experienced. It is the relationship with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of favorite excursions that we booked on our cruise Sept 10-17, 2018. We were met by our guide Longshot Liz that took us through the entire excursion. Started with the gold panning, which included a cheesy, but entertaining portrayal of life and...More

Thank dgjkh
Deborah M, General Manager at Alaska 360, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear dgjkh, Thank you so much for posting a review of your tour with us at Alaska 360's Dredge Town. We are so glad you had such a good time and just want anyone reading this to know, that no matter what time of year...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did a full day excursion with my three boys during our Alaska cruise. We had wonderful experiences at every stop... until this one! The staff that picked us up at the cruise appeared drunk. He later disappeared and his sister took over, whim acted...More

Thank Anh N
Deborah M, General Manager at Alaska 360, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Anh N, It has taken me a little while to respond to your review because it was such a standout in what anyone who is reading these reviews is used to reading. I want to be open minded enough to take your comments seriously...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beauty and history of Alaska were brought into stunning focus by the Alaska360 tour. I confess that my husband and I were most looking forward to the sled dog experience, and while that did end up being our favorite of the events, we were...More

Thank Rebecca K
Deborah M, General Manager at Alaska 360, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience here at Alaska 360's Dredge Town. Longshot Liz is one of our best guides - to be honest, it is hard to pick a best because they are all just so good!...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018

My wife and I had a life changing experience in Skagway this year, and it's all thanks to Alaska360. When we got off the boat, we were greeted by a lively young man named Chilkoot Jenkins who kept his promise of "taking care of anything...More

Thank montgomeryr430
Deborah M, General Manager at Alaska 360, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Dear Montgomeryr430, It made our day to read your review of your experience here at Alaska 360's Dredge Town. We are so happy that you got to do so many fun things with one of our best guides, Chilkoot Jenkins, who, should he ever decide...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

The scenery was beautiful and the sleds dogs were totally awesome to watch. The 40 below was shocking and gold panning was good but felt rushed. The best part of all of it was Meg Rowdy. That girl had us laughing and oohing and aweing...More

Thank Emmalynn P
Deborah M, General Manager at Alaska 360, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Dear Emmalynn P, Thanks so much for the review. Meg Rowdy will be so pleased to know that you enjoyed yourself so much. I am sorry if the gold panning felt a bit rushed. Timing is sometimes difficult, especially when there is a train to...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018

My family and I went gold panning and went on the White Pass and Yukon Route train last week and we had so much fun. We saw glaciers, waterfalls, and even a bear!!! Our guide CJ made everything worthwhile. He knew so much and had...More

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June 23, 2018|
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Response from AngelaM8815 | Property representative |
Hello!! Thank you for your interest in Alaska 360 :) We would be more then happy to have your family come and enjoy a day with us here in Dredge Town. To book a Klondike Family Experience tour aka The Big Nugget you have a... More
August 1, 2017|
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Response from Deborah M | Property representative |
Yes! When you get to Skagway, you can get on the SMART bus and come out to Dredge Town. The only problem is that while we can almost guarantee that we have space on our gold panning tour, it is only the night before when we... More
Bonnie D
July 20, 2017|
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Response from Deborah M | Property representative |
Our train tour does go into Canada but does not stop or allow passengers to get off. Therefore, a passport is not needed.