Shore Excursions to Alaska 360's Dredge Town

GOLD FEVER & ALASKAN SLED DOGS

  • 3 Hours 15 Minutes
  • Booking Number: SKQW

Gold Rush Training Camp

Go back in history to reenact the life of 100,000 prospectors during the Gold Rush in our Gold Rush Training Camp where you will learn how to extract paydirt, help sluice it, and assay the results.

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 45 Minutes

Gold Panning

Live the life of a Sourdough! Come learn to pan for gold and put your new skills into practice as you find your riches in our covered warm-water troughs. Gold is guaranteed and so is a good time!

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 40 Minutes to 1 Hour

Sled Dog Demonstration

Learn about modern day dog sled racing and the Gold Rush history at Alaska 360’s Dredge Town. Meet a seasoned musher and their team of sled dogs and puppies. You’ll get to interact with the dogs and watch them in action. Puppy kisses guaranteed!

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 45 Minutes

Come to Alaska 360’s Dredge Town where you will be immersed in the history of the Klondike Gold Rush. Your tour includes a trip through historic Skagway, an amazing encounter with sled dogs and mushers, and a heaping dose of gold fever and much more!

 

Your adventure begins when you disembark and meet your costumed guide who “lives” in 1898 and is there to accompany you on your Alaskan experience. Your ticket includes everything you need for a trip to the Klondike. Gather your materials, some Klondike Cash, and a taste of our hand-crafted sodas to start you on your way.

Enter the Gold Rush Training Camp, and learn how to extract paydirt, sluice, and assay your results. Be careful! Entertaining townspeople will try to get your money before you leave. Learn the art of gold panning with a humorous and educational show. Practice your technique in heated water troughs. Gold is guaranteed! Weigh your fortune with our assayers.

 

 

 

Meet canine athletes that have run the world-famous Iditarod race as well as experienced mushers. Hear about the history of this breed through personal stories and an amazing collection of all the gear necessary on long-distance races like the Iditarod. Watch as a musher hooks them up to an authentic sled for a fast practice lap around the track. The next generation of puppies who are there for you to cuddle and hold. Puppy kisses guaranteed!

Return to the ship not as a cheechako (newcomer to Alaska) but as a seasoned sourdough (someone who has experienced Alaska and is now a part of its history and culture) with lots of memories to share back home.

Tour order may vary.

 

 

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Big Nugget

  • 5 Hours
  • Booking Number: SKD6

Gold Rush Training Camp

Go back in history to reenact the life of 100,000 prospectors during the Gold Rush in our Gold Rush Training Camp where you will learn how to extract paydirt, help sluice it, and assay the results.

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 45 Minutes

Gold Panning

Live the life of a Sourdough! Come learn to pan for gold and put your new skills into practice as you find your riches in our covered warm-water troughs. Gold is guaranteed and so is a good time!

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 40 Minutes to 1 Hour

Sled Dog Demonstration

Learn about modern day dog sled racing and the Gold Rush history at Alaska 360’s Dredge Town. Meet a seasoned musher and their team of sled dogs and puppies. You’ll get to interact with the dogs and watch them in action. Puppy kisses guaranteed!

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 45 Minutes

Dredge Tour

Take a tour of an authentic gold dredge used for placer gold mining in the Yukon. This tour takes you through the history of mining from the days of the Gold Rush up to present day techniques. This is a unique opportunity to come onboard one of only a few rescued dredges from this era!

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 20 - 40 Minutes

The Alaskan BBQ

Enjoy our gold rush style Alaskan Barbecue which includes a variety of smoked barbecue meats, salmon or halibut stew, chicken, macaroni and cheese, salads and assorted side dishes. Enjoy the breeze from the open decks and porches where you can take in the surrounding mountains, the Skagway River, Harding Glacier, and ships in port.

Visit Dredge Town

Simply enjoy our beautiful scenery and attractions including movies, shows, interactive displays and museums. Hungry and thirsty? Enjoy our famous home-baked cookies and taste our amazing hand-crafted sodas produced in our own Soda Factory.

Alaska 360 at its best includes the fun of all our tours and attractions and some healthy challenges to keep people of all ages engaged. Your tour includes a trip through historic Skagway, an amazing encounter with sled dogs and mushers, a heaping dose of gold fever, a private tour of an authentic Klondike dredge, a BBQ lunch, and a campfire filled with surprises.

 

Gather your materials, some Klondike Cash, and a taste of our hand-crafted sodas to start you off. Enter the Gold Rush Training Camp, to extract paydirt, sluice, and assay your results. Be careful! Entertaining townspeople will try to get your money before you leave.

Learn the art of gold panning with a humorous and educational show. Practice your technique in heated troughs. Gold is guaranteed! Weigh your fortune with our assayers.

Meet canine athletes that have run the world-famous Iditarod race as well as our experienced mushers. Hear about the history of this breed through personal stories and an amazing collection of the gear necessary on long-distance races like the Iditarod. The musher hooks them up to an authentic sled for a fast practice lap around the track. The next generation of puppies are there to cuddle and hold. Puppy kisses guaranteed!

Take a guided tour of The Sixty Mile Dredge – one of the last rescued authentic gold dredges used for placer mining.

 

 

 

Take a break with a lunch at the Alaskan BBQ where our menu is based on Alaskan home-grown foods and finish with a campfire complete with s’mores, lots of performances, and laughter with our costumed characters.

Use your free time to shop our very special Alaskan gifts and souvenirs and our Snack Shack for home-baked cookies, our famous hand-crafted Alaskan sodas, and treats. Stroll the grounds and enjoy the interactive displays and surrounding scenery which includes great views of the Harding Glacier and the Skagway River.

You will return to the ship not as a cheechako (newcomer to Alaska) but as a seasoned sourdough (someone who has experienced Alaska and is now a part of its history and culture) with lots of memories to share back home.

Tour order may vary.

 

 

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GOLD FEVER, ALASKAN SLED DOGS & EXCLUSIVE SCENIC RAILWAY

  • 6.5 Hours
  • Booking Number: SKD9

Gold Rush Training Camp

Go back in history to reenact the life of 100,000 prospectors during the Gold Rush in our Gold Rush Training Camp where you will learn how to extract paydirt, help sluice it, and assay the results.

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 45 Minutes

Gold Panning

Live the life of a Sourdough! Come learn to pan for gold and put your new skills into practice as you find your riches in our covered warm-water troughs. Gold is guaranteed and so is a good time!

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 40 Minutes to 1 Hour

Sled Dog Demonstration

Learn about modern day dog sled racing and the Gold Rush history at Alaska 360’s Dredge Town. Meet a seasoned musher and their team of sled dogs and puppies. You’ll get to interact with the dogs and watch them in action. Puppy kisses guaranteed!

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 45 Minutes

Summit Train

Take a ride on one of Skagway’s most breathtaking tours up the White Pass Summit on the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad.

  • Guided Tour (English)
  • 3 to 3.5 Hours

This tour combines a trip to the White Pass Summit, with a visit to Alaska 360’s Dredge Town. Travel onboard the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad for a narrated trip 3,290 feet above sea level. While following in the footsteps of early gold seekers, you will see the historical areas of Brackett Wagon Road, Pitch Fork Falls, Dead Horse Gulch and the infamous Tormented Valley. You will be in your own private train car with a costumed guide who will assist you on the entire tour. Alaska 360’s Dredge Town continues your immersion in the history of the Klondike Gold Rush. Meet our sled dogs and their puppies and learn the art of panning for gold in our warm water troughs.

 

Join an unforgettable journey aboard the world-famous narrow gauge White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad along the eastern side of the White Pass to the 2,865-foot summit. This iron trail was built over 100 years ago through some of the North's most rugged terrain. Board a vintage rail car and retrace the original route to the summit of White Pass. Listen while your guide regales you with stories of the stampeders who trekked through the pass in search of gold. See picturesque points such as Tormented Valley and Pitchfork Falls where you will be able to look back across the valley to the train tracks from which you just traveled.

Enjoy a toast and snack at the summit and a rollicking good time on the way back down to Skagway.

You will make a stop at Alaska 360’s Dredge Town where you will experience an amazing encounter with sled dogs and mushers and a heaping dose of gold fever.

 

 

 

Gather your materials, some Klondike Cash, and a taste of our hand-crafted sodas to start on your way. Enter the Gold Rush Training Camp, to extract paydirt, sluice, and assay your results. Be careful! Entertaining townspeople will try to get your money before you leave.Learn the art of gold panning with a humorous and educational show. Practice your technique in heated troughs. Gold is guaranteed! Weigh your fortune with our assayers.

Meet canine athletes that have run the world-famous Iditarod race as well as experienced mushers. Hear about the history of this breed through personal stories and an amazing collection of the gear necessary on long-distance races like the Iditarod. The musher hooks them up to an authentic sled for a fast practice lap around the track. The next generation of puppies are there to cuddle and hold. Puppy kisses guaranteed!

You will return to the ship not as a cheechako (newcomer to Alaska) but as a seasoned sourdough (someone who has experienced Alaska and is now a part of its history and culture) with lots of memories to share back home.

Tour order may vary.

 

 

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