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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...more
109 2nd Ave, Haines, AK 99827
+1 907-766-2876
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

We spent two days watching the eagles eating salmon spawning in the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. It was amazing to see hundreds of eagles within 2-3 miles along the river. Our guide Rustin Gooden was great. We noticed others along the shoreline were listening to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phyllis C
Reviewed 15 September 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank CarolStrick
Reviewed 29 August 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Anne B
Reviewed 29 July 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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank SendMeSomewhere
Reviewed 15 July 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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank DQShaw
Reviewed 18 May 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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Julie A
Reviewed 2 November 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

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Matt L
Reviewed 31 October 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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank nordnn12
Reviewed 18 September 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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 242danae
Reviewed 31 August 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

Date of experience: August 2016
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16 November 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
28 March 2017|
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.
14 January 2017|
Response from juliebug1997 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go on that excursion so I can't help you there.