Activities

Alaska Mountain Guides and Chilkat Guides have been guiding hiking trips in Skagway and Haines for over 25 years! The guides that lead our hiking programs have a wealth of local naturalist knowledge that they are excited to share. In addition to leading our day trip, many of our guides also lead extended multi-day hiking and mountaineering programs in Alaska and around the world.

Explore some of the many great hiking options that we have in our region of Alaska!

  • Activity Type


Chilkoot Trail Hike, Float & Summit Drive

Price: $196*

Retrace the footsteps of the Klondike Gold Rush stampeeders over the historic Chilkoot Trail and float back down on the beautiful Taiya River. Then experience the spectacular views of alpine lakes, towering snow-capped peaks, and pristine forest on a drive to the summit of the picturesque White Pass.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Cultural Historical, Hiking, Scenic, Water Based
  • Activity Level: Strenuous
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Food: Snack and water

Wildlife Safari & Bear Viewing

Price: $190*

Visit Haines and the wildlife rich corridor of the Chilkoot River. Experience the natural world of Alaska with an experienced naturalist.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Scenic, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Food: Picnic Style Lunch

Rock Climbing, Rappelling and Ziplining

Price: $165*

Climb your way up and rappel your way down the smooth granite walls of the White Pass. The excitement continues with five exhilarating zip lines through the coastal temperate rainforest.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Food: Snack and beverages

Yukon Extended Summit Drive

Price: $119*

Bask in the natural wonders of the Yukon as your guide takes you to explore the crossroads of the Klondike - The city of Carcross. Visit amazing photo stops along the way to take in the sweeping landscapes, towering mountains, alpine lakes and hanging glaciers.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Cultural Historical, Motorized, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Historic Gold Rush Scenic Drive

Price: $49*

See the historic town site of Dyea, visit the trailhead of the famous Chilkoot Trail, and the beauty of the Taiya River on this scenic driving tour of Skagway and its' historic highlights.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Cultural Historical, Motorized, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Food: Water

Alpine ATV Full Day Adventure

Price: $339*

 Travel along the Klehini River, ascend steep 4x4 terrain and explore the alpine wonderland of Flower Mountain on this incredible private ATV Alaskan adventure from Haines, Alaska. Expert guides navigate the challenging terrain and enjoy sharing their love of the Alaska wilderness.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Motorized, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Food: Picnic Lunch

Last Frontier ATV Adventure

Price: $225*

Travel by fast ferry to Haines, and explore the Alaska wilderness while driving 2 or 4 person side/side sport UTVs! Great wildlife viewing opportunities and scenic views. Enjoy over 16 miles of backcountry travel outside of Haines, Alaska.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Motorized, Scenic, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Inside Passage Kayaking

Price: $185*

Paddle with knowledgeable guides just outside of Haines, Alaska along the longest and deepest Fjord in North America. Experience beautiful views and enjoy opportunities to see marine wildlife from your tandem kayak.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Scenic, Water Based
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Chilkoot Canoe Wildlife Safari

Price: $182*

Travel to Haines and paddle and motor on the gorgeous Chilkoot Lake and be amazed at Alaska’s striking beauty. Relax, take photos, and search for wildlife in the inlets and coves on this magnificent canoe adventure.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Motorized, Scenic, Water Based, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Inside Passage Kayaking

Price: $139*

Paddle with knowledgeable guides just outside of Haines, Alaska along the longest and deepest Fjord in North America. Experience beautiful views and enjoy opportunities to see marine wildlife from your tandem kayak.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Active, Scenic, Water Based
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Haines Rock Climbing Adventure

Price: $135*

An exciting climbing adventure on the rocky crags of the Chilkat Valley in Haines, Alaska. There are great climbs for all abilities and no experience is necessary. Enjoy the incredible scenery!
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Active, Hiking, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Strenuous
  • Duration: 3.75 hours
  • Food: Trail mix snack, water and hot chocolate

White Pass Mountaineering Adventure

Price: $325*

A challenging full day adventure to climb to the top of a peak along Skagway's White Pass. Explore the strenuous off-trail alpine terrain of wild Alaska with fantastic views.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Hiking, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Strenuous
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Food: Lunch, Snack & Water

Eagle Preserve Float & Klukwan Native Culture Experience

Price: $210*

Experience the remarkable history of the Tlingit people from their Knowledge Camp in the village of Klukwan. Next travel from the Tlingit mother village the way they did - by river. Revel in the beauty that surrounds you in the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve as you float down the Chilkat River.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Cultural Historical, Scenic, Water Based, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Haines Native Culture Experience

Price: $210*

Discover the captivating history of the Tlingit People, visit the “Eternal Village” of Klukwan and experience its rich cultural treasures. Guests travel through the Bald Eagle Preserve and learn about the town of Haines and the Chilkat Valley along the way.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Cultural Historical, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Eagle Preserve Float

Price: $202*

Float through the heart of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Enjoy a scenic float trip through the Chilkat Valley with great photo opportunities for Eagles and other wildlife amidst the grandeur of Glaciated snow-capped peaks.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Scenic, Water Based, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Chilkat River Jet Boat Adventure

Price: $199*

Explore miles of untouched wilderness by relaxing jet boat tour of the Upper Chilkat River. Wildlife viewing opportunities abound on this comfortable, narrated tour of Alaska wilderness with experienced jet boat captains.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Motorized, Scenic, Water Based, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Food: Hot Dogs & Vegetarian Chili fireside lunch

Wilderness Kayak Adventure

Price: $179*

Immerse yourself in the incredible beauty of wild Alaska on a kayaking adventure to Chilkoot Lake. This exciting paddle provides opportunities to see breathtaking glaciers, waterfalls, and wildlife with knowledgeable guides.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Scenic, Water Based
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Valley of the Eagles Golf

Price: $164*

Hit the links on one of the world’s most scenic golf courses. Professionally and ecologically designed to maintain the wetlands and vegetation, this 9-hole course provides amazing riverfront and mountain vistas.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Food: Snack and beverages

Last Frontier ATV Adventure

Price: $147*

Explore the Alaska wilderness while driving 2 or 4 person side/side sport UTVs! Great wildlife viewing opportunities and scenic views. Enjoy over 16 miles of backcountry travel.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Active, Motorized, Scenic, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Mount Riley Hike

Price: $139*

Ascend over 1500 feet of elevation on this adventurous Haines hike. Travel 5-8 miles through pristine forest with fantastic views from the top. A challenging and rewarding hike!
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Active, Hiking, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Strenuous
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch & snacks

Alpine Lake Canoeing

Price: $135*

Feel the seclusion and beauty of North Country wilderness as you canoe on Summit Lake in British Columbia. Paddle through virtually untouched alpine landscapes and marvel at the grandeur of towering glaciated peaks of White Pass.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Motorized, Scenic, Water Based
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Food: Snack and beverages.

Eagle Preserve Float

Price: $133*

Float through the heart of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Enjoy a scenic float trip through the Chilkat Valley with great photo opportunities for Eagles and other wildlife amidst the grandeur of glaciated snow-capped peaks.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Scenic, Water Based, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Wildlife Safari & Bear Viewing

Price: $132*

Visit the wildlife rich corridor of the Chilkoot River. Experience the natural world of Alaska with an experienced naturalist.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Scenic, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 4.25 hours
  • Food:

Chilkoot Trail Hike & Float

Price: $129*

Follow the footsteps of the 1898 gold rush stampeeders. Hike the beginning of the historic Chilkoot Trail and experience Alaska’s majesty with a gentle float down the Taiya River.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Cultural Historical, Hiking, Scenic, Water Based
  • Activity Level: Strenuous
  • Duration: 4.25 hours
  • Food: Homemade cookie & bevearges

Chilkat Inlet Coastal Hike

Price: $125*

Enjoy glacier, mountain and ocean views of Southeast Alaska on this remote coastal hike. Knowledgeable guides enjoy sharing their love for Alaska’s flora & fauna on this 3-5 mile hike.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Active, Hiking, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Wilderness Kayak Adventure

Price: $114*

Immerse yourself in the incredible beauty of wild Alaska on a kayaking adventure to Chilkoot Lake. This exciting paddle provides opportunities to see breathtaking glaciers, waterfalls, and wildlife with knowledgeable guides.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Active, Scenic, Water Based, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Klukwan Native Culture Experience

Price: $110*

Learn about the fascinating Tlingit people in their mother village. This unique and educational activity takes you through the Chilkat people’s home in the heart of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve and see their most prized cultural treasures.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Cultural Historical, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 3.75 hours
  • Food: Picnic Lunch

Chilkoot Canoe Wildlife Safari

Price: $110*

Paddle and motor on the gorgeous Chilkoot Lake and be amazed at Alaska’s striking beauty. Relax, take photos, and search for wildlife in the inlets and coves on this magnificent canoe adventure.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Active, Motorized, Scenic, Water Based, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Adventure Park & Zipline

Price: $101*

Excitement awaits you in the treetops. Experience the thrill as you zip from tree to tree in our adventure park. Enjoy the challenge of three Adventure Park elements and six ziplines. Fun for the whole family!
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Food: Snack and water

Klondike Rock Climbing & Rappelling

Price: $97*

Scale the granite walls of the White Pass! With over a dozen routes, there are climbs for all ability levels. Join professional climbing guides on this incredibly scenic and fun outdoor rock climbing adventure.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 3.25 hours
  • Food: Snack and water

Haines Scenic Byway and Summit

Price: $86*

Go beyond the town of Haines and above tree-line on Haines’ National Scenic Byway. Awe-inspiring views and wide-expanses of alpine tundra follow you into northern Canada as you make your way through the Chilkat Valley and up the Haines Pass. Cameras are a must on this picturesque bus tour.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Cultural Historical, Motorized, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch

Skagway Adventure Hike

Price: $86*

The perfect blend of active adventure with mesmerizing viewpoints. Hike with a naturalist guide up the hills of the White Pass. Take in incredible views of the alpine forest from the snow-capped mountains down to the ocean.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Hiking, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Strenuous
  • Duration: 2.75 hours
  • Food: Snack and water

Valley of the Eagles Golf

Price: $82*

Hit the links on one of the world’s most scenic golf courses. Professionally and ecologically designed to maintain the wetlands and vegetation, this 9-hole course provides amazing riverfront and mountain vistas.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Active, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Food: Snack and water

Kelgaya Point Hike

Price: $81*

Come see the amazing mountain and ocean views of Southeast Alaska on this fabulous coastal hike. Watch for such wildlife as eagles, whales, seals, and bears as you trek over terrain ranging from old growth forest to beachfront trails.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Active, Hiking, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Food: Snack and water

Scenic River Float

Price: $79*

Combine sightseeing and rafting on this intimate, small group excursion into the Alaskan wilderness and through its Gold Rush history.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Scenic, Water Based
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Food: Snack and water

Haines Highlights

Price: $76*

Explore the history, culture, and beauty of small town Alaska. Drive through Alaska’s first US military base, visit Alaska’s oldest working cannery, and witness a live flight presentation at the American Bald Eagle Foundation. This photo and family friendly tour is as Alaska as it gets!
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Cultural Historical, Motorized, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Food: Snack and water

Glacier Bay Flightseeing Charter

Price: $800*

Soar through the clouds over an unimaginable, jagged mountain ice world far away from the rest of the world on this private flightseeing charter of Glacier Bay National Park outside of Haines, AK.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Motorized, Scenic
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 1.75 hours
  • Food: Water

Best of Haines

Price: $375*

Discover the captivating history of the Tlingit People, experience eagles and wildlife while rafting on the Chilkat River, and visit the American Bald Eagle Foundation on this 8.5 hour tour to Haines.
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Cultural Historical, Scenic, Water Based, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 8.5 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch provided

Best of Haines

Price: $295*

Discover the captivating history of the Tlingit People, experience eagles and wildlife while rafting on the Chilkat River, and visit the American Bald Eagle Foundation on this in-depth tour of Haines.
  • Port: Haines
  • Tour Type: Cultural Historical, Scenic, Water Based, Wildlife
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Food: Picnic style lunch included

Haines On Your Own

Price: $71*

Haines, Alaska is a one-of-a-kind destination rich with history, amazing scenery, and wonderful culture. Only a small percentage of guests who visit Alaska's Inside Passage get to experience this authentic town. Escape the crowds and explore this peaceful town at your own pace!
  • Port: Skagway
  • Tour Type: Active, Cultural Historical, Scenic, Water Based
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Food: None

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