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River Rafting

River Rafting Tours, Float Trips & Rafting Day Trips

River rafting in Alaska showcases her many pristine glacial waterways, from the Talkeetna and Kenai Rivers to the Nenana and Sixmile Creeks. Scenic and easy Alaska river rafting float trips and more exhilarating Class III-V white water rafting tours are available. These guided adventures by paddle and oar boat are a fantastic way to learn about the many local ecosystems and wildlife habitats in Alaska as well as local geology and history.


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Family Fun Vacation by Car

An excellent family itinerary designed to allow for a leisurely travel pace with plenty of time for family-oriented activities. Top destinations include Denali and Kenai Fjords National Parks. Touring highlights include riding aboard a "whistle stop" train operated by... Browse tour

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Discover Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula by Car

A relaxed driving tour of the Kenai Peninsula and a day cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park. Enjoy unlimited mileage in your midsize rental vehicle. Overnight stops in Seward, Homer, and Soldotna provide opportunities for world sport fishing,... Browse tour

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Glacier Discovery Rail and Raft Trip

This Anchorage day tour starts with a southbound tour aboard the Alaska Railroad’s Glacier Discovery train—the 3.5-hour train ride tours along Cook Inlet’s scenic Turnagin Arm and the Chugach National Forest.   On arrival at Spencer Glacier, the Alaska Railroad... Browse tour

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Kenai Backcountry Lodge Package

Spend the first night in a private cabin on the famous Kenai River in Cooper Landing. The next day, begin a rafting adventure down the upper reaches of the Kenai River. Mostly a tranquil float, but with passage through... Browse tour

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Healy Express Scenic Float and Whitewater

This Denali rafting tour, the “Healy Express,” begins with a scenic rafting float trip on the Wilderness Run of the Nenana River and then continues with the whitewater of the Canyon Run. The Wilderness Run is a scenic portion... Browse tour

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Wilderness Run Float Trip from Denali

On this Alaska river rafting day trip from the Denali Park Entrance, you’ll float down the Nenana River bordering Denali National Park. You may see moose, sheep, caribou, and bear as you raft downstream 11 miles. Your rafting guide... Browse tour

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Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip

This Juneau day trip is a perfect and gentle introduction to Alaska rafting.  This Juneau float trip begins with a scenic drive to Mendenhall Lake, where you will suit up in appropriate rafting gear and board your 8 to... Browse tour

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Kenai Canyon Rafting at Cooper Landing

Depart from Cooper Landing on a rafting float trip down the Kenai River that includes calm sections, whitewater, and a journey across the stunningly blue Skilak Lake.  Search for moose and bald eagles, learn about the life cycle of... Browse tour

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Kenai River Scenic Float Tour

Depart from Cooper Landing on a gentle rafting trip down the Kenai River. Watch for wildlife as your guide navigates your raft through snow-capped mountain scenery, hear about the early settlers and forces of nature that shaped this beautiful... Browse tour

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Adventure Driving Tour

Enjoy an Alaska adventure vacation from Anchorage, exploring Alaska’s “playground” of the Kenai Peninsula and discovering Denali National Park by car. Raft, hike, and discover fantastic scenery and wildlife throughout your Alaska road trip. You’ll first leave Anchorage to... Browse tour

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