Skagway Lynn Canal Sailing Adventure | Same Day

Excursion Overview

An exhilarating sailing adventure in Skagway, Alaska!

Explore one of North America's longest, deepest, and prettiest fjords. Whether you are looking to sit back and relax with a warm beverage or grab the helm and hoist the main with the Captain, this adventure has scenery to leave you speechless. Epic waterfalls, potential wildlife sightings, and glacier views await.

Meet the captain and crew at the Skagway Small Boat Harbor, just a few minutes walk from your cruise ship. The fifty-foot sailing sloop can hold up to six passengers. Warm blankets, drinks, restrooms on board, and life jackets make this a cozy sail through the waters around Skagway.

Learn and discover more about the history of Skagway and the Lynn Canal from your maritime team. Experience Southeast Alaskan scenery in style for views of several waterfalls and the Harding Glacier.

Private Charters are available for up to 6 guests. Select the Private Charter option to add to your shopping cart.

Things You Need to Know


  • A gorgeous sail through the deepest, longest fjord in North America
  • Water, coffee, and sodas are available along with light snacks and sweet treats
  • Restrooms on board the sailing vessel
  • Cozy blankets are available to guests


  • Per Coast Guard regulations, a maximum of 6 guests are allowed on this excursion
  • Guest must be 8 years of age or older
  • Guests are required to wear low profile inflatable life vests
  • Guests must be comfortable walking on un-even and shifting surfaces.

Duration: 2.5 hours (Roundtrip from Skagway's Small Boat Harbor.)

  • 15 minutes - Meet your captain and hop aboard your 50' FT Sloop, Hopscotch
  • 2 hours - Sail the amazing waters around Skagway and the Lynn Canal
  • 15 minutes - Return to Skagway Small Boat Harbor

Meeting Instructions:

  • This tour meets at the Skagway Small Boat Harbor which is approximately a 5-10 minute walk from all cruise ships. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.

ADA Accessibility of Tour:

  • This tour is not wheelchair or limited mobility accessible.

Refund Policy:

  • Same Day Tours are non-refundable unless the tour is canceled by the tour operator for any reason.
  • Please see our Refund Policy Page for complete details.

Frequently Asked Questions

There is a maximum capacity of 6 guests.

The minimum age to participate is 8 years or older.

Skagway is known to be a windy place and the local tour provider will ensure your ride is comfortable and enjoyable. Full refunds are granted should the weather prevent your excursion from setting sail. The tour provider will make the final determination on the day of the excursion.

Backpacks, small bags, and purses are allowed on this tour.

Layered clothing is always recommended for Alaskan weather. We recommend you wear closed-toe shoes and weather-appropriate attire.

Non-alcoholic beverages in a closeable containters and snacks are allowed on tour.

Water, coffee, and soda are available to guests along with light snacks and tasty sweets.

Wildlife is abundant in Southeast Alaska and sightings are possible on any tour, however this is not a designated wildlife tour and nothing can be guaranteed.


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Duration: 2.5 hours

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Duration: 2.5 hours

Passenger (8+): $150.00

For up to 6 guests

Private Charter: $700.00