Full-Day Jet Boat and Nature Experience in Talkeetna

Full-Day Jet Boat and Nature Experience in Talkeetna

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      Anchorage, Alaska, USA
      8 Hours
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      $ 249

      Embark on the ultimate Alaskan adventure on this tour. Feel the thrill of a jet boat ride as you experience Talkeetna’s beauty from the water. Then, enjoy a nature walk through an Indian encampment, before returning to Anchorage. 

      Tour highlights

      • Jet boat experience
      • View wildlife from the water
      • Mt. Denali
      • Dena'ina Indian Encampment

      What’s included in the tour

      • Expert guide
      • Snacks
      • Light lunch
      • Refreshments
      • Boat ride
      • Transportation

      We'll do our very best to ensure you'll GoBe an explorer in Alaska. Please note there is very limited space available on this tour and all reservations must be reconfirmed. Thanks for your understanding.

      Meeting point

      Please make your way to 515 W 4th Avenue, Anchorage.

      Helpful hints

      Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Layered clothing is essential for your comfort.

      Getting around

      You must be able to step into and out of the mini coach and jet boat without assistance.

      Activity type

      Boat Tour, Wilderness/Wildlife, Scenic, Full Day

      Transportation used

      15-seat Mini Coach. Alaska Car Seat Laws apply: parents are responsible for properly restraining children according to Alaska Car Seat Laws. 52-seat Jet Boat.

      Included amenities




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      Tour Participation Requirements

      Activity Level

      This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.

      Age restrictions

      Travelers must be 8 years of age or older to participate in this tour.

      Travel from Anchorage to the quaint town of Talkeetna for the ultimate nature experience! On this tour, you’ll explore Talkeetna from the water aboard a jet boat and stroll through a historic campsite with some of the best natural views and colorful wildflowers. Snacks and glacier bottled water will be available aboard the van. 

      Begin this all-day tour with an informative and scenic drive along Glenn and Parks Highways to the historic town of Talkeetna. Then, embark on a two-hour jet tour aboard an enclosed jet boat. As you’re whisked into the heart of the wilderness, keep an out for resident wildlife like bald eagles and beavers. Travel for 20 miles along the river while your naturalist guide offers informative commentary on the area and Mt. Denali, the tallest mountain in North America. 

      Then, continue this experience at the Dena'ina Indian Encampment where you’ll enjoy a leisure walk. During the walk you’ll visit an authentic trapper’s cabin with original furnishings. Your guide will tell you how early trappers in this region lived in "Bush" Alaska at the turn of the century. Your experienced guide will also display furs from the area and demonstrate trapping methods. Naturalists will also teach you about the wildflowers and plants that grow along the river system and tell you about the edible plants that were used by the Dena’ina for cooking and medicine. During this experience you’ll be provided with a light lunch and refreshments to keep you energized. To wrap-up this all-day adventure, enjoy a ride back to Anchorage. 


      Non-refundable if canceled within 14 days of requested services.


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      Anchorage, Alaska, USA
      Great photo opportunities
      Bring money
      Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear warm layers
      Wear Sunglasses

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