Jewell Gardens

Hours & Directions

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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.

Contact Information

Main Office: (907) 983-2111

Gift Shop & Shipping Department: (907) 983-2112

Poppies:  (907) 983-2012

SMART Shuttle

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.

Princess Cruises
Holland America Line
Royal Caribbean Cruises
Celebrity Cruises
Norwegian Cruise Lines
Oceania Cruises
SilverSea Cruises
Carnival Cruises

We’re a featured destination in Skagway with Alaska Shore Excursions.


Getting to Skagway is easy – you can drive here from anywhere in North America. The Mile Post can help plan your excursion to Skagway.

The Mile Post


Skagway has two airlines serving it from Juneau. Wings of Alaska & Alaska Seaplanes  – each runs commuter planes between Skagway and Juneau daily.

Wings of Alaska
Alaska Seaplanes

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



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.

Chilkat Cruises

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Special Request & Accessibility

Dietary Restrictions & Special Requests

All of our food is prepared using fresh organic ingredients from our garden whenever possible. Both our tea services and lunches feature fresh vegetarian quiche or smoked salmon quiche. If you have special dietary requirements, such as vegan or gluten free we are happy to accommodate you.  Advance notice is helpful; let your cruise line know at time of booking. If you arrive without notice we will do our best to offer you substitutions at time of seating.

Wheelchair Access

We have gone to great lengths to ensure accessibility to everyone! All venues are wheelchair accessible and we have an ADA compliant restroom for our mobility impaired guests.

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