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Alaska Nature Tours

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109 2nd Ave, Haines, AK 99827
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Exciting photo opportunities

I took the 3-hour bus tour from the dock. Our driver and guide were local ladies well-acquainted... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
CarolStrick
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Efland, NC
Salmon, Eaglets and Bears!

We thoroughly enjoyed the Princess Cruises Alaska Nature & Wildlife Expedition in Haines, Alaska... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2017
Anne B
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San Leandro, California, United States
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Nature Tours: Explore six wildlife habitats (ocean, estuary, river, lake, muskeg, rain forest) with knowledgeable and experienced naturalists. Bald eagles and brown bears are commonly viewed.Guided Hikes: Explore the temperate rainforest with a naturalist by hiking through coastal zones or by hiking through alpine meadows to a summit.Bald Eagle Excursions: Experience, with a naturalist, a fall/winter gathering of thousands of bald eagles as they fish along the river banks below snowy mountain peaks.
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“brown bear” (4 reviews)
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109 2nd Ave, Haines, AK 99827
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

I took the 3-hour bus tour from the dock. Our driver and guide were local ladies well-acquainted not only with the area but with the individual bears we watched. We drove back and forth, following radio reports of bears. Finally we got off on private...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the Princess Cruises Alaska Nature & Wildlife Expedition in Haines, Alaska. We did the morning tour, and there were only 19 of us, which gave our guides time to spot a variety of wildlife, set-up spotting scopes for the bears and eaglets,...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

We really enjoyed this all-day Nature & Science Tour with Alaska Nature Tours as an excursion from our cruise ship in Skagway. We loved the catamaran trip out to Haines - very informative, lots to see (glaciers! bald eagles!), very relaxing - it really felt...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

We did the Nature & Wildlife Expedition with Chris as the guide. A small group, the tour was beautiful and very informative. Saw lots of eagles! The views of the area were amazing

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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

A great tour! They provided us with binoculars and had spotting scopes. We learned a lot about the ecosystem, culture, and current lifestyle of the Chilkat Valley. Our guides were knowledgeable, funny, and made sure everyone had a chance to see the animals/ birds, and...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2016

Unexpectedly, I got to take a tour with Alaska Nature Tours one day at the end of October 2016. The bus itself is a classy old-style bus, roomy, and the audio system works well. Each passenger is given a pair of binoculars, though I don't...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2016

I went on this tour with Pam as the guide and Dan driving the bus. It was a very enjoyable tour that was definately worth my time. The weather seemed to like us because it was sunny and warm (only needed a light jacket). If...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2016

This excursion started with a 45 minute boat ride from Skagway to Haines, Alaska. From there, we met our guide Ashley who took us to several spots along the river where wildlife spotting often occurs. We saw several bald eagles along the way. We also...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2016

The tour starts with a 40-50 minute boat ride to Haines. We boarded the shuttle & were taken to see eagles. The guide set up a powerful telescope that allowed us to see the young eagles up close. As we watched, a parent eagle caught...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

Was very much looking forward to this excursion from all the items on our Alaska land and cruise trip. The potential to see brown bears was the draw. Although we seemed to hit the salmon run we did not see any bears. We did see...More

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BrigIndiana
November 16, 2017|
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Response from DQShaw | Reviewed this property |
We went in early to mid June. Schools are not out yet and there is lots of day light. The only trouble with going through Canada is the border crossing/customs. We were searched twice and had our passports and boarding... More
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Cait04
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Matt L | Reviewed this property |
I did not take any pictures through the spotting scope, but many in my group did - with their smart phones mostly. They just held it up to the eyepiece. The photos do have a circle frame though.
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lsinyard
January 14, 2017|
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Response from juliebug1997 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go on that excursion so I can't help you there.
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