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Alaska River Adventures

Address: Mile 48 Sterling Highway, PO Box 725, Cooper Landing, AK 99572
Phone Number: 907-595-2000
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Type: Other, Adventure
Owner description: With over 30 years guiding in Alaska, we’ve guided thousands to Alaska's best spots... a few at a...
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Type: Other, Adventure
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: With over 30 years guiding in Alaska, we’ve guided thousands to Alaska's best spots... a few at a time.Rare permits let us fish in the National Wildlife Refuge where the best fishing and wildlife viewing is found. All of our guides are well seasoned old pros and we provide top quality equipment. Choose from lots of options – everything from half day fishing to week long all inclusive lodge packages and Wilderness River Expeditions.

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Franklin Square, New York
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great scenery. saw moose,and lots of eagles. worth the trip.they hand out rain pants,rain jacket and boots. definitaly you dont get wet. there were some waves in which the kids enjoyed.

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Tucson, AZ
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

You want a cool and awesome boat ride?? This is the one! Take a few friends and enjoy the boat ride and the knowledge the drivers offer in all sorts of locations you travel to. there are also places you get out of the boat and just scavenger as well and they provide safety in case bears are around, trust... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have just returned from our Alaskan vacation and wanted to share our experience with Alaska River Adventures (ARA). The first portion of our trip, was a cruise of the inside passage that originated in Vancouver. While fishing excursions were available, we opted to wait until the cruise was over to allow us to put together a land package. After... More 

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Larkspur, Colorado
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323 reviews 323 reviews
170 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

All of the Alaska River Adventures (ARA) Team treated us well from the moment we arrived. We opted for this ride because it left at 2pm (there is also a 3 hr float tour before and after this time slot). It was a cloudy-ish day but we actually got hot on the river with all of the rain gear supplied... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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159 reviews 159 reviews
19 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

This 3 hour float trip down the awesome Kenai River is a must for Alaska visitors. You get to see up close the magnificent scenery, wildlife (saw 2 bears and 4 eagles) and many, many fishermen trying to hook the elusive Alaska Salmon. Our tour guide and pilot "Nutty" was wonderful

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Central Mississippi
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We did the 3-hour upper kenai scenic float trip, using a Tour Saver Coupon. After getting thoroughly suited up in case of a disaster (which apparently never happens, thank goodness), we headed out for a calm float trip on the Kenai River. The guide pointed out birds and buildings or river features of local significance while he paddled and the... More 

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Austin, TX
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Our family went fishing with Gary in early July. We started at their office and were outfitted with nice waders for all and floatation vests for our girls (10 and 12yrs old). We drove to a lake that connected to the Kenai River where the fish were. It was early in the Sockeye run. We are not experienced at fishing.... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I've taken at least a half a dozen or more trips with Alaska River Adventures over the past four years. In many cases I have brought friends along because I am confident that there is a high probability that they will enjoy an excellent day of salmon and trout fishing. Although on one trip I didn't get to keep any... More 

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florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

George was very professional through the booking process when I made reservations 2 weeks prior to our visit. Once we arrived, we were outfitted with waterproof gear and the staff was very helpful. Our float guide, Neal, was very informative and friendly. We had absolutely perfect weather and saw several eagles (alas, no bears.:). Only wish we had more time... More 

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Lenoir
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Our guide, Gary,was awesome! He worked so hard and genuinely wanted everyone to have a good time/ catch a fish. I could not get over how he rowed and maneuvered that boat. He was also very patient. I have fished only rarely in my life so I was a real novice to this. Gary showed me how to cast my... More 

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