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Chilkat River

Haines Highway, Haines, AK 99827
+1 907-314-0340
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Haines Highway, Haines, AK 99827
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is the second time of visiting and going on the Jet Boat Ride. This time not only did we see eagles we saw a moose of the shoreline. This is a must stop when visiting Haines Alaska. Friendly and knowledgeable people from the bus...More

Thank Rearview2014
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our tour group went on the rafting trip, and all enjoyed, the tour company is very professional, well organized, and the trip is amazing. They supply rubber boots, and excellent guides, who are enthusiastic and knowledgable, we loved Tom on our trip! The guests only...More

Thank Barbara d
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We went on a rafting tour with Andy as our tour guide and with my husband, our grandpa and our older daughter. It is perfect for any ages, the river is nice and calm. We saw several eagles nesting - very close! Very enjoyable and...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went on the Chilkat river rafting tour by the Haines Rafting Company. It was an enjoyable and informative ride down the river. Lizi was an enthusiastic and skilled guide. It was fascinating rafting down this braided river with narrow channels and...More

Thank Bob P
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Due to the time of year, late May, there were only a few bald eagles sighted perched on the top of trees or in nests in the Bald Eagle Preserve. It was a peaceful (not white water) float down the river through beautiful scenery. On...More

Thank bglhvn
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Took this river adventure while in Alaska. A great way to spend some time in the wild. Saw bears and eagles. They furnish blankets and heavy coats, the ride is slow and you can enjoy the time on the water. They provide a light meal....More

Thank bobal59
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

This trip was relaxing as Andy did an outstanding job of making sure we were comfortable, safe and informed during our three hour trip down the river. We saw eagles taking fish from the river, learned the history of the river and how it is...More

Thank helgeboom
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

A trip on the Chilkat River should be a highlight of any trip to Alaska. The ferry from Skagway to Haines and the antique bus trip to the river are necessary preliminaries to a delight. The peerless Tom Lang was our tour guide and provided...More

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Rafting on the Chilkat River is something those of any age will enjoy. It's gentle float through wild and pristine forests and wetlands. You might see moose, bald eagles, swans . . . or even a bear! Expert guides know their stuff.

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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Our guides were very professional, helpful and knowledgeable. Our guide, female, was informative, spoke well and was enthusiastic about her job of rowing the raft. It was a pleasure to be on her raft, the wilderness swept over you and enveloped itself around you. Vvery...More

Thank Geoff W
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