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Jewell Gardens

Klondike Hwy., Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2111
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Skagway Shore Excursion: Glassblowing Lesson at Jewell Gardens
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Escape to the tranquility of beautiful Jewell Gardens & Garden City Glassworks. Stroll Alaska's most spectacular certified organic Show Garden and watch the action at SE Alaska's only public Glassblowing Hot Shop. Book a tour for a unique hands-on "hot shop" adventure which is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to blow your own glass art in the Last Frontier! Join us for lunch or tea service at our restaurant "Poppies" where many of the meals served include organic produce picked fresh from our gardens. Open daily
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Klondike Hwy., Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2111
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Jewel Garden was a wonderful sight to see. Because of the amount of sunshine the plants grow to an amazing size. They glass blowing exhibit is very interesting and the gift shop offers many unique glass gift which can be shipped home if desired.

Thank skysurfer1
Reviewed 3 days ago

My 7 year old and I visited Jewel Gardens and Garden City Glassworks while on our vacation in Alaska. It was one of our favorite excursions! Travis was an awesome instructor - extremely knowledgeable, great teacher, and very entertaining! The gardens were beautiful and loved...More

Thank schmutte2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Jewell Gardens is certainly a place to visit while in Skagway. One can walk there from the downtown area - it is a little over a mile to the gardens. Admission is only $12 per person and you can do a self guided tour....More

Thank 062843
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a great place to be with two kids and some family members to enjoy the beauty of Jewel Garden and eating their fresh greens and sandwiches in lunch!!!! Had a Really good time!!! Kids loved it!

Thank AshuHarshu
Reviewed 5 days ago

We signed up for this excursion through our cruise ship. It turned out to be one of the best tours we took on our whole trip. Travis, our glass blower, was a great instructor and provided us with a great experience and a lot of...More

Thank Claire V
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I signed up for a glass blowing excursion through our cruise ship. Hampton (tour guide) and Katy (glass blower) did a superb job of providing an excellent experience making our own glass ornament. The personality of these two people made our time...More

Thank Beefdoc
Reviewed 6 days ago

My excursion for dog sledding was canceled due to weather. We had a day to enjoy Skagway and it was suggested that we visit Jewell Gardens. We were able to take a city bus to the location at a very reasonable rate. The Gardens reminded...More

Thank AnnetteSteele
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here as our 2nd excursion in Skagway after a White Pass Summit bus tour. The gardens are pretty but the highlight was the glassblowing. In a small group of only 6 people each person gets hands on experience in blowing their own glass...More

Thank dianeb2612
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I booked this as part of our Alaskan cruise. Travis, our instructor, was great and full of energy and very knowledgeable about his art. The gardens were beautiful even though it was a rainy day. The tea service was delicious. We are...More

Thank katyhanes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A relaxing stroll in this beautiful garden. Yummy afternoon tea and a darling tour guide. Very relaxing from the hustle and bustle of a cruise ship

Thank Kmeetstarzan
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16 February 2015|
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Response from Pam I | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus called the Smart bus. It is $5 for an all day pass. It will take you out to Jewell Gardens as well as a gold panning site and a brewery which are on the same road as the gardens. Bus stops are on the main... More
22 January 2015|
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Response from DrKim | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were on a cruise and the bus took us to the gardens right from the port. I think the quality of the garden tours would vary, based on the status of the what is blooming/in season, but it is a beautiful and... More