From Cache

Glacier Point ATV Exploration Tour

10 reviews

Excursion Overview


Your excursion starts with a 75-minute scenic boat ride down the Lynn Canal. Along the way keep a lookout for whales, seals, and eagles as you pass by majestic mountains and cascading waterfalls. Afterwards, you'll land on an exclusive beach at the Glacier Point ATV camp where your guides will show you the ins and outs of your ATVs. These aren't your everyday machines either. Instead, these ATVs are high powered and tailor-made for this remote Alaskan terrain! After everyone is buckled in, you're ready to hit the trail!

Follow your guides as they lead you through the twists, turns, bumps, and mud of the trail. Take in the beauty of the forest, beach, and towering mountains around you. Your guides will make stops along the way to tell you about nature and history surrounding you as well as giving you the opportunity to change drivers.

When you return to our ATV camp, you will have some time to relax and enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach before taking the return cruise to town.

Things You Need to Know


  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Bottled water and boxed lunch
  • Safety jackets and waterproof boots


  • Minimum height: 58 inches (4'10")
  • Maximum weight: 300lbs
  • Driver's must be 18 years or older and have a valid driver's license to operate ATV

Duration: 6-6.25 hours (Roundtrip from cruise ship terminal.)

  • 10 minutes - walk from ship to marina
  • 1.25 hours - total scenic cruise to Glacier Point
  • 40 minutes - walk to camp, safety briefing, equipment setup, and restroom break
  • 1.75 hours - ATV adventure on tough, technical course through the woods with stops at viewpoints of the Glacier, river, and ocean
  • 35 minutes - picnic lunch on the beach
  • 1.5 hours - return cruise to Skagway
  • 10 minutes - walk from marina back to ship

Meeting Instructions:

  • This tour meets at the end of the pier where your cruise ship is docked. 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:

  • You may cancel for any reason up to seven (7) days prior to the date of the tour for a full refund.
  • Please see our Refund Policy Page for complete details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! You will be greeted by our tour guides in front of your cruise ship, who will escort you to the boat ride to Glacier Point. It is important that you are ready to exit the ship upon arrival in order to have ample time to meet your guides.

Every boat has open seating as well as outside viewing areas when permitted.

The interior of the boat is heated when needed due to weather conditions to keep a comfortable environment.

Air temperature can drop as much as 10°F with the wind chill factor when viewing whales outside.

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

Every ATV seats up to 4 guests with one driver and 3 passengers, with 2 seats in the front and 2 seats in the rear of each vehicle.

Yes, a Canadian license is acceptable. The driver must be 18 years old or older and have a valid driver's license to operate ATV.

No, hiking on the glacier is not possible during this tour.

There are no age restrictions for this tour however participants must meet a height minimum of 58 inches and not exceed a weight maximum of 300 lbs.

Guests must be in good physical condition and able to hike approximately 1/4 mile natural terrain trail.

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

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

Beverages and lunch are included.


Guest Reviews


10 total


John F

On Sep 2022

What a blast! Not only was the scenery gorgeous, what fun we had blasting along on the muddy trails. From the boat ride to & fro, to skipping rocks on the river. Highlight of this trip to Alaska!

Jasmine A

On Sep 2022

Be prepared to be muddy! Was super fun to get out in a different way. Long boat ride out to the isolated site which was pretty. Turkey and cheese wrap, apple sauce, granola bar, and water. The ATVs can take a beating, it's impressive. The path is technical (as opposed to fast) and was fun to drive. Super muddy, we were covered so splash pants and a raincoat would be a good idea. Winding your way through the forest to an overlook of the glacier. Fun time out.

Brandi C

On Aug 2022

This was an amazing adventure for my family of four! Staff were excellent and informative and we had a great time. It had been raining several weeks leading up to our trip so it was super muddy but that just added to the fun!

Wesley B

On Sep 2019

Great excursion

Atiba B

On Aug 2019

I was really looking forward to the ATV tour. The unexpected scenery was a pleasant surprise. Some of the sites we saw on this tour were some of the most scenic on our entire cruise. The boat ride was informative and a nice bonus to the tour. The ATV portion was really cool. I just wish there was a faster paced section of the tour. And for people that never ride ATVs, I would make more of an effort to recommend goggles. The tour was a little pricey, but we really enjoyed it and it was one of my highlights of our trip.


Best Price Guarantee!


Duration: 6-6.25 hours

Best Price Guarantee!

Duration: 6-6.25 hours

Adult (12+): $374.00

Child (Min 58 inches): $374.00

From Cache -BTN