About this Tour

Experience a taste and tour of Alaska and the Yukon. Board the Riverboat Discovery, featuring a bush pilot demonstration. Visit the home and kennels of the late four-time Iditarod champion, Susan Butcher. Relive history and pan for gold. Attend a one-of-a-kind Klondike period style show at Diamond Tooth Gerties. Bring your own hometown sign to hang at Watson Lake’s Signpost Forest. Amazingly, there are over 80,000 signs from around the world including street signs, welcome signs, signatures on dinner plates and license plates. There’s adventure and sightseeing around every corner.

Activity Level

These are busy tours that feature a lot of moving around. Walking tours of cities are leisurely but you should be prepared to be on your feet for several hours. May include walking on uneven surfaces and steps, including boarding the coach.

What's Included

  • White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad
  • Riverboat Discovery including lunch
  • Salmon Bake Dinner
  • Golden Heart Revue
  • Watson Lake Signpost Forest
  • Gold Panning
  • Diamond Tooth Gerties
  • The “Midnight Dome”
  • Fort Nelson Museum
  • City Tours of Anchorage, Fairbanks and Dawson City

Dates & Pricing

June 13, 2021 – June 25, 2021 Space Available
June 25, 2021 – July 07, 2021 Space Available

Weather Varies

We wish we could control the weather, but on the day this tour begins you can expect temperatures (°C) within this range:

Anchorage

Highs15
Lows10

Fairbanks

Highs22
Lows10

Whitehorse

Highs19
Lows6

Reviews of this tour

WestWorld provides a well rounded Yukon/Alaska experience. Every day felt like a new adventure! Lloyd & Donna Bruner, Leask, SK

Itinerary

Experience a taste and tour of Alaska and the Yukon. Board the Riverboat Discovery, featuring a bush pilot demonstration. Visit the home and kennels of the late four-time Iditarod champion, Susan Butcher. Relive history and pan for gold. Attend a one-of-a-kind Klondike period style show at Diamond Tooth Gerties. Bring your own hometown sign to hang at Watson Lake’s Signpost Forest. Amazingly, there are over 80,000 signs from around the world including street signs, welcome signs, signatures on dinner plates and license plates. There’s adventure and sightseeing around every corner.

Day 1 – Home Cities to Edmonton, AB

Fly from your home cities to Edmonton or take the WestWorld Coach from Regina and Saskatoon at no extra charge.

Day 2 – Edmonton to Fort St. John, BC

Dawson Creek is where “Mile 0” of the Alaskan Highway begins and this is one of our stops today.

Day 3 – Fort St. John to Fort Nelson, BC

As we leave Fort St John we really feel the Northern adventure has begun!  We will make a stop at the Fort Nelson Museum.

Day 4 – Fort Nelson to Watson Lake, BC

Get used to the beautiful scenery, you’ll be seeing a lot more of it over the next few days. Our day finishes with a stop at the amazing Sign Post Forest. You are most welcome to bring along your own sign, your tour director will have all you need to put it up!
 

Day 5 – Watson Lake, to Whitehorse, YT

On our way into Whitehorse you will be treated to the beautiful scenery of Miles Canyon.

Day 6 – Whitehorse to Skagway, Alaska and Return

We will see yet another side of the amazing Alaska Gold Rush history from a sea perspective. This little town was the gateway for the gold seekers, many of whom never returned, and we get there via the beautiful and historic White Pass and Yukon Railroad.

Day 7 – Whitehorse to Dawson City, YT

Dawson City is a true Gold Rush town still boasting gravel roads and wooden sidewalks and history galore. A visit to the “Midnight Dome” is planned for tonight.

Day 8 – Dawson City

Today you will experience the Gold Rush yourself with a chance to pan for gold and learn about the Gold Rush Days. We will have a local guide for an amazing historic tour of Dawson City area to help us see the way it was here 100 years ago.

Day 9 – Dawson City to Fairbanks, AK

After a special stop to visit the North Pole and “Santa Claus House”, our day will finish in Fairbanks for a two night stay.

Day 10 – Fairbanks

An exciting day starts with a city tour of Fairbanks. Board the Riverboat Discovery. You will see a bush plane taking off from a “bush” style runway, visit the home and kennels of the late four-time Iditarod winner Susan Butcher, and gain insight into the ancient Athabascan Indian culture. Alaskan Native guides who have worked and lived in Alaska will take you on a personalized tour of the Chena Indian Village. Your lunch will be included today and to top off the day, a fantastic Salmon Bake Dinner, followed by the Golden Heart Revue Show.

Day 11 – Fairbanks to Anchorage, AK

See incredible Mt McKinley on our way past Denali National Park. The next two nights will be spent in Anchorage for more fun and adventure.

Day 12 – Anchorage

We will start the day with a City Tour and an interesting stop at the Alaska Wildberry Factory to see the World’s Largest…..maybe we’ll keep it a surprise ‘till we get there!

Day 13 – Anchorage to Home

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Day 14 – ** Reverse Itinerary for June 25th Departure

The itinerary reversed for the June 25th departure:

Day 1 Fly to Anchorage

Day 2 Anchorage

Day 3 & 4 Fairbanks

Day 5 & 6 Dawson City

Day 7 & 8 Whitehorse

Day 9 Watson Lake

Day 10 Fort Nelson

Day 11 Fort St. John

Day 12 Edmonton

Day 13 Home

What you will experience on this tour

Experience a taste and tour of Alaska and the Yukon. Board the Riverboat Discovery, featuring a bush pilot demonstration. Visit the home and kennels of the late four-time Iditarod champion, Susan Butcher. Relive history and pan for gold. Attend a one-of-a-kind Klondike period style show at Diamond Tooth Gerties. Bring your own hometown sign to hang at Watson Lake’s Signpost Forest. Amazingly, there are over 80,000 signs from around the world including street signs, welcome signs, signatures on dinner plates and license plates. There’s adventure and sightseeing around every corner.

Mile 0

Enjoy a photo stop at Mile 0 – The start of the Alaska Highway and take a walk through the Visitors Center

White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

Also known as “The Scenic Railway of the World”. Take a journey to see the splendid panorama of mountains, glaciers and gorges; waterfalls, tunnels and trestles. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views and historic commentary.

Golden Heart Revue

Through songs and stories, watch the historical highlights of Fairbanks, also known as “The Golden Heart City”.

Riverboat Discovery including Lunch

Sit back and be taken into the heart of Alaska and learn about a family who has made the rivers of Alaska their way of life for five generations.

Salmon Bake Dinner

Take in an authentic Alaskan dining experience in a truly unique environment.

Watson Lake Signpost Forest

Travelers from around the world have been bringing signs from their hometowns to the Sign Post Forest since 1942. Don’t forget yours!

Diamond Tooth Gerties

Canada’s First Casino. Since 1971 Diamond Tooth Gerties has been wowing visitors with it’s unique Klondike period style, can-can entertainment and friendly charm.

The Midnight Dome

This incredible vantage point has panoramic views of the region. Marvel in the beauty of the Yukon River and Klondike Valleys.

Fort Nelson Museum

 With a “transportation” theme, the collections now consist of more than just antique cars and trucks.

City Tours

Explore the cities of Dawson City, Fairbanks and Anchorage with local guides.

WestWorld Picnics

Who doesn’t love a picnic?

Dates & Pricing

Experience a taste and tour of Alaska and the Yukon. Board the Riverboat Discovery, featuring a bush pilot demonstration. Visit the home and kennels of the late four-time Iditarod champion, Susan Butcher. Relive history and pan for gold. Attend a one-of-a-kind Klondike period style show at Diamond Tooth Gerties. Bring your own hometown sign to hang at Watson Lake’s Signpost Forest. Amazingly, there are over 80,000 signs from around the world including street signs, welcome signs, signatures on dinner plates and license plates. There’s adventure and sightseeing around every corner.

June 13, 2021 – June 25, 2021 Space Available
June 25, 2021 – July 07, 2021 Space Available


Canadian Dollars

$3,799 Double Occupancy

Triple $3,599
Single $5,129

*All prices are person and land only

Not included in price:

  • Taxes and fees
  • Airfare

Passengers not needing rooms in Edmonton:

Deduct:

$50 Double

Triple $30
Single $100

Total meals included: 1 lunch, 2 picnics & 1 dinner


U.S. Dollars

Please call us for pricing!

Reviews

WestWorld provides a well rounded Yukon/Alaska experience. Every day felt like a new adventure! Lloyd & Donna Bruner, Leask, SK

It was one of the most interesting tours, learning about the history of the Yukon & Alaska and our guide sure knows it all! Orville and Fran Foster - Kelvington, SK

One of the best tour guides I have ever had. Enthusiastic & helpful. Keeps you prepared for what is coming. Compassionate. Maria Smart - Calgary, AB

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Experience a taste and tour of Alaska and the Yukon. Board the Riverboat Discovery, featuring a bush pilot demonstration. Visit the home and kennels of the late four-time Iditarod champion, Susan Butcher. Relive history and pan for gold. Attend a one-of-a-kind Klondike period style show at Diamond Tooth Gerties. Bring your own hometown sign to hang at Watson Lake’s Signpost Forest. Amazingly, there are over 80,000 signs from around the world including street signs, welcome signs, signatures on dinner plates and license plates. There’s adventure and sightseeing around every corner.

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