See the remains of what was once a city of 10,000 greedy stampeders as you wind your way through one of Alaska's most breathtaking valleys just as the original stampeders did...on horseback!
Your horseback riding adventure begins with a narrated tour by van through the historic town of Skagway out to our ranch in Dyea. Along the way you'll see some of Alaska's most beautiful back-country wilderness and part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Park.
Your Chilkoot exploration will begin deep in the heart of Dyea Valley and bring you to its original town site near the waterfront. Along the way your guides will enthrall you with stories of the area's gold rush history "Sourdough" style. You'll appreciate our gentle horses as you pose for a picture or watch the abundant wildlife. Riders of all experience levels are welcome to participate as no running of the horses is allowed on the trip; just an easy walk to give everyone plenty of time to enjoy the scenery.
When you've finished your trek on horseback, sit down with your guides as you enjoy a beverage and some of our famous alderwood smoked salmon pate!
Included: Snacks and beverages.
Please note: Participants MUST be under 250lbs (113kg) and over 58 inches in height (148 centimeters).
Duration: 3.5 hours (Roundtrip from cruise ship terminal.)
- Roundtrip transportation
- Snacks and beverages
- Maximum weight: 250lbs
- Minimum height: 58 inches
Duration: 3.5 hours. Tour times below are approximate:
- 1 hour roundtrip guide-narrated transportation
- 30 minutes safety orientation
- 1.75 hours horseback ride through Alaskan wilderness
- 15 minutes of refreshments (salmon pate, lemonade, hot chocolate, and coffee)
- This tour meets on the cruise ship dock. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.
ADA Accessibility of Tour:
- This tour is not wheelchair or limited mobility accessible.
Do I need prior horseback riding experience to participate?
All skill levels are welcome to take part in this tour.
What should I wear for this tour?
Dress for the weather. Layered clothing with some water-resistance is advised as the weather conditions are highly variable.
Are there any age or physical restrictions?
There are no specific age restrictions for this tour, however participants must be a minimum of 58 inches tall and weigh less than 250lbs. Please advise your guide if you have any injuries that require additional assistance.
Can I bring a backpack?
Backpacks, small bags, and purses are allowed on this tour.
Can I bring my own food or drink?
Non-alcoholic beverages in a closeable containters and are allowed on tour.
Are food and drink included?
Snacks and beverages are included.
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