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Address: , Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: 19077663576
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Description: Rainbow Glacier Adventures offers rafting, kayaking, photography and...
Rainbow Glacier Adventures offers rafting, kayaking, photography and wildlife viewing tours in Haines and Skagway. RGA features knowledgeable local guides and small groups. Private, custom and exclusive tours available. We've been guiding in Haines since 1990!
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Photography excursion with Tom Ganner was highlight of our trip to Alaska

Our guide Tom Ganner, photographer and naturalist, made this excursion. Our family (four adults), all with very limited photography experience, had a great time with Tom... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Our guide Tom Ganner, photographer and naturalist, made this excursion. Our family (four adults), all with very limited photography experience, had a great time with Tom, especially following the brown bear Speedy and her twin cubs for about an hour and a half. Tom planned an itinerary that focused on finding wildlife around Haines, and adjusted the details very smoothly... More 

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Roseburg, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Barb picked us up in her personal SUV and gave us the full tour of delightful Haines and surrounding countryside: starting with the amazing Hammer Museum where we were lucky enough to meet the curator and his wife and learn about the many objects of antiquity and their dates of patent; the lovely Extreme Dreams timber-frame Art Studio and Gallery,... More 

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Port of Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We recently visited Haines AK on a Holland America Tour and chose the "Haines - Off The Beaten Track" day tour. Our Tour guide, Byrne, was an excellent representative of his home town. Laid-back and informative, Byrne made us feel at home and gave us numerous informative tidbits of local history and folklore. We visited several local spots, including the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

River rafting with Justin was excellent and relaxing. Visiting Haines, AK and taking this tours was one of the highlights of our trip.

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Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

While on a Silversea cruise, we switched to a wildlife viewing tour out of Haines when heavy fog cancelled all heli flights (as often happens in Alaska). Our guide Jen Reid was terrific--learning about her life in Haines was just as interesting as the scenery! We bought some of her fossil ivory jewelry when we were back in Skagway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting Heines last year. We came by Plain from Gustavos and a preary lady name Sheryl was there- waiting with her car for us. She took us for a tour in the city, we saw eagles , a local artist, a new house on the hill and more. It war so nice, so educational, so interesting!! Sheryl is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My wife is not a water person. She had never been on a river raft and was very nervous about this trip. But the smile on her face at the end told a very different story. Eric (our guide) and Dena (support) are simply outstanding. They took us to a place on the river that we had all to ourselves.... More 

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Dickson, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We did this as an excursion while on an Alaskan cruise - it was a raft tour to view eagles and wildlife. Our Gide was Joe, the company owner - he loves his job and and is a joy to be with. We saw about 70-80 bald eagles, many of them were very close. We also saw a Blue Heron... More 

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Hindmarsh Island, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Haines is a quaint little village and seems to be untouched by tourism. This makes it the perfect place to do a photography tour. Tom Ganner was our guide for the morning and the perfect photographer to get us to the best landscape and wildlife photo opportunities! His knowledge of the area as well as his photography experience and knowledge... More 

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Round Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Peter Hines went out of his way to give us as much experience in photography as possible on our tour. He worked with each person's camera and knowledge level. I finally get some of the techniques I have been trying to learn for years! Thanks Peter.

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