Hours & Directions
Dates & Hours of Operation
Walk Up Garden Admission Hours: May 5th through September 29th – open daily 9 am to 5 pm
Poppies Restaurant Fixed Menu Lunch Service: May 10th through September 24th – 11 am to 3 pm
If you are arriving in Skagway by cruise ship, please visit the Cruise Passenger page for valuable tips on which of our tour programs are offered by the different cruise lines.
If you are traveling on your own or do not wish to take an organized tour, please visit the tours page in this section of our site for more information, including admission prices and options for getting to our location from downtown Skagway.
The SMART Shuttle departs from downtown northbound to Jewell Gardens every 30 minutes. All day fare on the SMART Shuttle is $5.00 / this includes a round trip to Jewell Gardens. Find more information here!
Getting to Skagway
Skagway is the northernmost town in Southeast Alaska. You can drive, fly or come by boat – be it large or small!
Cruising Alaska is a popular way to visit Skagway. Most ships spend all day in port and sell tours of Jewell Gardens on board. Please visit our Cruise Passenger page for more about which tours are offered by the different cruise lines.
Getting to Skagway is easy – you can drive here from anywhere in North America. The Mile Post can help plan your excursion to Skagway.
FLY TO SKAGWAY
Skagway has two airlines serving it from Juneau. Wings of Alaska & Alaska Seaplanes – each runs commuter planes between Skagway and Juneau daily.
Alaska Airlines services Juneau with multiple departures from the lower 48 and other cities in Alaska.
FERRY from – Bellingham, WA, Prince Rupert, BC, Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka
The Alaska Marine Highway is the road service of Southeast Alaska. You can ferry to Skagway from Bellingham, Washington, Prince Rupert, British Columbia or many of the Southeast Alaskan towns between Wrangell and Haines
FAST FERRY FROM HAINES
Just a 35 minute trip from Haines on a high speed jet catamaran. Skagway-Haines Fast Ferry does up to 28 trips per day during the summer months.