White Pass Summit Excursion


Relax in vintage passenger coaches as you retrace the original route to the White Pass Summit, passing Bridal Veil Falls, Inspiration Point and Dead Horse Gulch. Enjoy a breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles and historic sites. See the original Klondike Trail of ‘98 worn into the rocks, a permanent tribute to the thousands of souls who passed this way in search of fortune.

Experience this unique railroad that symbolizes accomplishment in adventure and pioneering – of triumph over challenge.

Cruise Ship Passengers

For passengers arriving via cruise ship, this tour is available from your ship’s Shore Excursion Department. By booking through the cruise line, you will be able to take advantage of the dockside service and board the train on the pier alongside your ship. Contact your cruise line’s Shore Excursion Department for more details.

This forty mile round trip excursion climbs from tidewater at Skagway to the Summit of the White Pass - a 2,865 foot elevation. The fully narrated tour passes through two tunnels, over sky-high trestles and cascading waterfalls. It’s our most popular rail trip!

  • Fares: $119 Adult and $59.50 Child
  • Tour Duration: 3 to 3.5 Hours
  • No passport required
  • All Summit Excursion trains are wheelchair accessible. However, space is limited in lift-equipped cars. Please let us know when reserving your seats if you or anyone in your party will require the lift to get onto the train.
  • Complimentary Bottled Water


  • Available: May 5 - September 24, 2015
  • Departure Times: 8:15 AM & 12:45 PM DAILY
  • Additional departures: 4:30 PM on Tuesdays & Wednesdays (From May 26 - September 2)
  • Limited seating available on the 8:15 AM departure on Wednesdays from May 27 - September 2
    • No Summit train service on May 6, 8, 15 & 18; August 30; September 18, 20, & 21.
    • The 12:45 Summit departure is not available on the following Sundays: May 24; June 21; July 19; August 2, 16, 30.