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Rainbow Glacier Adventures

Address: P.O. Box 1103, Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: (907) 766-3576
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Ranked #3 of 20 Activities in Haines
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Type: Tours, Adventure

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

My wife and I took this tour hoping to view / photograph Alaskan wildlife and we were not disappointed. We are amateur photographer's and between us we took several hundred images of a variety of animals and landscapes. We had a semi-rainy day but our guide said poor weather gives a better chance for encountering wildlife and she was right.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I signed up for this as an excursion via Holland America. I would highly recommend it for anyone interested in learning more about photography and/or simply being brought to some magnificent scenery around Skagway. Thomas was excellent and personal and when my camera failed to work he was so helpful to make sure the day was a success.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This photo tour was very much worth the time and effort! Very small group, plentiful wildlife (including Eagles, Bears, Seals, etc.); scenery and some unusual views in and around Haines that most people would never notice.

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Ventura County, Calif.
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were the last kayakers of the 2014 cruise season, according to Robert Chadwell, who met us at the dock in Haines, drove us and 2 of his pleasant friends to the Chilkoot Lake. The trip was flawless… we were granted free access to the fast ferry in Skagway, he met us on arrival in Haines, instructed us and guided... More 

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Navarre, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

So I'm the lady who shows up with a NON SLR 4 year old camera that belongs to my husband, taking the tour with about ten people gently carrying their $10K zoom lens on poles. Needless to say, Tom spent more time with me on explaining the different things the various settings would do on the camera. He was endlessly... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

In late August, we went on an excursion with the above name. It was guided by Tom G, who is a free lance photographer too. He helped us understand composition and other facets of taking better photos. The excursion also included a chance to look for wild life. We saw an eagles nest with one adult and a fledgling standing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon with Tom Pickerel in Skagway. In spite of terrible weather we got out in the wild and off the beaten track taking a wide range of photos from misty landscapes to local floral and fauna. Tom was patient (going over the basics and teaching technical background) and keen to take us forward with inspiring and... More 

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Crown Point, IN
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This tour with Rainbow Glacier Adventures went off without a hitch. Our tour guide, Jen, was wonderful. Our goal was to see a bear in its natural habitat. That goal was achieved. We were also fortunate to see a baby eagle fledge from its nest for the first time.

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Santa Rosa, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The tour was great in that it got us out of the usual Skagway in-town stuff. This was our 4th (?) visit to Skagway with friends and we wanted to do something different. This fit the bill. We are also a group of photo-bugs, so it gave us the opportunity to shoot some different scenes. Thomas was great! He has... More 

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Ivins, Utah
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were cruise passengers on the Celebrity Solstice and had searched for an interesting excursion in Skagway that was not sponsored by the cruise line. This is our fourth trip to Alaska. We decided on the Chilkoot River raft trip through the Bald Eagle Reserve with Rainbow Glacier Excursions, and had a fantastic experience. Our guide, Eric, was skilled, highly... More 

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