Feel the lure of gold and experience the life of a prospector on this family-friendly tour! Visit the Klondike Gold Fields on the Skagway River where you will learn the art of gold panning from seasoned prospectors. Try your skills undercover in warm-water troughs. Gold is guaranteed! After you've hit pay dirt, have your gold weighed in the Gold Shack where you can purchase a souvenir to display it in before taking it home. Shop the selection of fine gold jewelry and raw gold quartz and nuggets in the Gold Parlor. View historic photos, artifacts and displays in the Gold Relics Room on your way to The Gold Dredge.
The Dredge Master will introduce you to mining techniques used in the Klondike and will acquaint you with the inner-workings of the 350-ton dredge brought piece-by-piece from the Klondike. Historic photos, video, and audio help bring the past to life so you may learn the impact of the dredges on people and places during their years in use. A short video presentation details the process of moving the Dredge to Skagway and introduces you to the people whose lives have been touched by it. View the interactive museums and displays. Use your leisure time for shopping or or visiting our Gold Rush Restaurant & Brewery for lunch just relax on its outside decks to enjoy views of the surrounding mountains, ships in port and Harding Glacier. Need more time? Stay past your tour departure and receive a complimentary shuttle pass back to your ship or town. The shuttle runs every 30 minutes from the Klondike Gold Fields so that you can live the life of a prospector as long as you like! Traveling with others who are interested in Sled Dogs or the Brewery?! Check out the other Klondike Gold Field attractions (SK69 & SK70) and book your tour departure times together!