Guided River Float Tour through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve

Guided River Float Tour through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve

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      Haines, Alaska, USA
      4 hours
      Shore Excursion with Guaranteed Return to Ship
      From (USD)
      $ 139

      This peaceful river experience will give you an in-depth look into the Alaskan wilderness with the best views of its mountains, forests, and hanging glaciers. You will also pass local wildlife including bald eagles, bears, and wolves.

      Tour highlights

      • Scenic, narrated drive on Haines Highway
      • Guided river float tour of Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve
      • Top views of local landscape and wildlife

      What’s included in the tour

      • Round-trip transportation from Haines to Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve
      • 18-foot inflatable raft
      • Picnic-style lunch
      • Expert guides


      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 the South end of the Port of Chilkoot Dock Parking area to begin your tour.

      Helpful hints

      Please arrive at meeting location at least 10 minutes prior to departure.

      Souvenir shirt and hats are available for purchase after the tour.

      Getting around

      Travelers must be in good health and be able to walk over loose gravel and dry river delta to board the rafts. No expectant mothers past 20 weeks.

      Activity type

      Adventure, Scenic, Water Sports, Family Friendly, Wilderness/Wildlife

      Transportation used

      15-seat van
      10-seat Inflatable raft

      Included amenities

      Picnic-style lunch



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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

      Suitable for travelers of 7 years and older.

      Special Medical Restriction

      Signed waiver required to participate on this tour.

      This top Haines wilderness tour begins with a relaxing, scenic drive up the Haines Highway, which is a National Scenic Byway. On the way to the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, your narrated drive may possibly include some moose and swan sightings as you travel along the Chilkat River Valley. You will also pass by historic Haines and Fort William H. Seward along your journey. 

      Then, your river float experience commences when you arrive at the preserve, where your expert guides await you. Safety is a top priority on this tour so you will be provided with rubber boots and a lifejacket. You are also encouraged to come prepared with warm layers and extra socks, just in case. You will be surrounded by the epitome of natural beauty at all times as you see Alaska’s best landscapes including lush forests, mountain peaks, and hanging glaciers. As you float along the river, you may encounter bears, wolves, and bald eagles feeding on salmon and roaming the vast wilderness. 
      You will enjoy a picnic-style lunch along your river journey that includes sandwiches, chips, cookies, and fruits with beverages. Vegetarian options can be accommodated with 48 hours advanced notice. Your scenic experience will conclude with a trip back to Haines as you recall the top views of Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.

      Full refunds issued for cancelations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. cancelations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.


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      Haines, Alaska, USA
      Haines, Alaska, USA
      Great photo opportunities
      Bring water
      Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear Hat
      Wear Sunglasses
      Wear warm layers

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