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Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines

Highlights
  • 4-hour float tour in the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve
  • Sit back and relax aboard an 8-person inflatable raft
  • Watch bald eagles in their natural habitat
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Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines
From US$119.00
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Relaxing 4 hour tour of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve by raft. Trip includes dockside / hotel pickup, river gear and a light snack of locally caught smoked salmon. Cameras are welcome.
From US$139.00
PM Eagle Preserve Float Trip
Relaxing 4 hour tour of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve by raft. Trip includes dockside / hotel pickup, river gear and a light snack of locally caught smoked salmon. Cameras are welcome.
From US$119.00
Overview
This half-day float tour takes you into the heart of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, home to the world’s densest concentration of bald eagles. Aboard an 8-person inflatable raft, watch eagles swoop down to catch salmon and nurture their young in the nests lining the riverbanks. Learn about the natural history of your surroundings, and finish this pleasant outing with a snack of locally caught salmon and warm beverages. Hotel transport from Haines is included on this family-friendly tour.
What to Expect
Your float trip begins in the picturesque town of Haines, Alaska. Your personal guide will meet you at the location of your choice and accompany you for the 45-minute drive to the raft launch. After being outfitted with river boots and life jackets, you'll begin your guided float trip through the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, home to the densest concentration of bald eagles on the planet.

Enjoy 1.5 hours of gentle floating along the water, with opportunities to stop and photograph wildlife. Sit back and relax as your guide rows the raft and shares the natural and cultural history of the area. Treat yourself to a tasty snack of locally caught smoked salmon and hot drinks before the 20-minute return trip to Haines.
Reviews (46)
1 - 5 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Beautiful and fun

Great, peaceful float down the river with LOTS of eagle sightings and such pretty scenery. The guides were great, knowledgeable, and worked super hard. Pick up from the dock was easy. Really got us out in the "wild" and we saw scenery and had an...More

Thank tracycaye
Reviewed 5 September 2018
A terrific Experience

Rafting in Alaska sounded daunting but turned out to be easy and fun. We didn't have to do anything but look for (and see) eagles. We were blessed with pretty good weather and the birds were out to please us. Our guide Preston was in...More

Thank Lora F
Reviewed 1 September 2018
Highlight of our trip

Our family of 5 (83 year old grandma, 2 adults, a 14 year old and 11 year old) all loved our float adventure. It was a great way to explore the Chilkat with beauty everywhere you look. The raft ride itself was pleasant. Passengers are...More

Thank cindyschwarz
Reviewed 27 August 2018
FABulous Fun!

This tour was great. It was really more like a river raft ride than a "float" -- the ride being fun in and of itself and tranquil and the "real thing" rather than the Grizzly Rapids Ride at Disneyland!. We saw tons of eagles and...More

Thank eileenmh39
Reviewed 21 August 2018
FLOAT TRIP AT THE EAGLE PRESERVE

It takes a while to get there BUT IS WELL WORTH THE WAIT. VERY SKILLED GUIDES, beautiful views and fast moving water. All persons are instructed how and where to sit, what to do, what NOT to do and you will be INSTRUCTED ON THE...More

Thank BRIAN D
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Barbara M
8 September 2018|
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Response from Lora F | Reviewed this property |
The water is shallow now (August 2018) and though you are in a raft it was very calm. We ran "ashore" because the water was so shallow. There were dozens of eagles to be seen. I prefer to watch them rather than mess with... More
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Howard M
19 May 2018|
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Do they pick you up at Princess cruise ship?
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