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Kroschel Films Wildlife Center

Address: HC 60 Box 2848, Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: 907.767.5464
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Haines
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Pacific ocean
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Out in the boonies outside of Haines the walk around with the "tour guide" "friend" goes up some hills and over bumpy ground but not a problem. Seeing these animals - moose, mountain lion, mink, caribou, a bear and many many others was a thrill. You are in their environment and are able to pet some, like the porcupine, while... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

While I was in Haines photographing Eagles, I had the opportunity to connect with Steve and photograph some of his Alaskan animals. This was an extraordinary experience! Steve is a very kind and caring person and it very apparant how much he loves these animals. This turned out to be the highlight of my adventure to Alaska and hope that... More 

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Lancaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I never imagined that there was a place like this anywhere...Steve and Mario taught us so many things about animals that we never knew. If I could live my life over again, I would come here always and try to learn all that I could from them. They are angels ,who would do anything to make sure their furry and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Read the best reviews and you have it all! Our 52 day trailer trip form Toronto to Alaska had its highlight here in Haines. Thanks Steve and Mario four allowing my wife and I to pet 3 moose [she kissed on e not me], feed a marten and porcupine, tug a caribou on leash and be entertained by two experts.... More 

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

Just loved it. You get exactly what you might think it is...two Alaska naturalists who are crazy passionate about their animals, their environment, and their planet. Pet an American Marten on the tush, feed a reindeer by hand, watch a porcupine carefully reach out its paw to take a carrot from you, and of course, kiss Karen the Moose. All... More 

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Umina Beach, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

What ever you do in Haines don't miss this. We arrived by Ship and just hired a car across the road from the port then drove 40 mins and on the way we drove through an Eagle Sanctuary and saw heaps of Bald Headed Eagles on the way. Steve Kroschel is so nice and so was the other guy that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We were on a group tour here in July 2014. We were told to "just go!" By our tour directors. I am so glad we did. Steve and Mario and, of course, the animals are my new favorite wild men. You will be glad you went.

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Steve and Mario are absolutely hilarious and informative. They have such a passion for their animals. I really dont want to dpoil any of it by giving details. My wife kelly and I went on our honeymoon and it was the best experience of our entire cruise. We even got lucky enough to only have 4 other people there on... More 

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Bardstown, Kentucky
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were expecting a decent time and some general knowledge about the animals but what we got was so much more. The visit was way more entertaining that I had ever imagined! There was great story telling and a wealth of information about the animals and the area. Fantastic on all fronts. If I ever find myself in Haines, AK... More 

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Dallas
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103 reviews 103 reviews
34 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We visited as part of a shore excursion from a Holland America cruise. Most of the other folks in our group on the ship had not even noticed this was an option because they were focused on outdoor adventure. However, upon comparing notes at the end of the day, we believe we made the better choice. Inspiring. Beautiful. Educational. Where... More 

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