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Kroschel Films Wildlife Center

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Address: HC 60 Box 2848, Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: 907.767.5464
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Did this as part of a ships tour and it was great the animals were all so well cared for and there was an obvious bond between the owners Steve and Mario and the animals. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Did this as part of a ships tour and it was great the animals were all so well cared for and there was an obvious bond between the owners Steve and Mario and the animals. The display of the bear trap was quite a shock and everyone jumped at the speed that it closed. felt lucky to have seen so... More 

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Pine Grove
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I just returned from a 2 week tour of Alaska. We took a fixed wing plane ride around Denali, a helicopter dropped us on a Glacier in Juneau for a short hike but Steve Kroschel's Animal Refuge stood out. Remarkable is an inadequate description. Anyone with any interest in animals will be fascinated with this fellow and... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The guides are hilarious with lots of amazing animals to look at and touch! You'll definitely need bug spray, but they prefer you use all-natural to protect the animals. I don't know any other place where you can kiss a moose, watch animals chase toys, and see a grizzly play in the pond. WARNING: tons of large mosquitos and a... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

To be able to get close to these animals and hear the passion of Steve and Mario was awesome! Extremely unlikely to ever see most of these animals in the wild. Didn't think it could live up to the hype I'd heard about it, but I was wrong. Totally the best excursion on the entire trip. Do it! You'll never... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is the easy way to see Alaska native animals without spending years here. Barefoot Steve Kroschel is a charismatic and energetic host who guided us through his park filled with wild animals, which he has named. You will meet Karen the moose, Kitty the grizzly, Isis the wolf and Lennox the lynx among others. My 10 year old grandson... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk up and down slight hills. We interacted with a wolf, porcupine, pine martins, mink, bear (Kitty), caribou, fox, wolverine, hawk, and kissed a moose. Nothing was better than this trip. Steve Kroschel brought animals down to the bus for a woman that could not manage the trails. Steve is amazing and would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

There were eight in our party from age 56 - 74. Some did not like the place at all, but if you know what to expect, I think you will get it. This is not a zoo, this is not a Disney attraction with concrete walkways, kiosks, and trams. This is a place where three very down to earth people... More 

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Kroschelfilms, Owner at Kroschel Films Wildlife Center, responded to this review

Thank you for writing !! I smiled when I read the heading for this review : "Know what to expect"... Because even WE don't quite know what to expect from each unique tour ... It's hardly rehearsed ! We've also been amazed as to what is written on trip advisor ! The whole experience is one great adventure ! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We booked this as an excursion on our cruise and were not disappointed. Steve and Mario are among those idiosyncratic and dedicated people who make wild Alaska their home, and whom I found so very engaging and interesting during my travels. Steve has a seemingly empathic relationship with the animals, and Mario imparted a great deal of solid information about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I booked this tour on our recent Alaska cruise for our Skagway stop. My daughter and I are both animal and nature lovers and thought this would be a tour we would enjoy, and we did very much. Steve and Mario are very knowledeable and their repoire with the animals is nothing short of amazing! The tour and what we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Best money ever spend.Very informative. Good fun. Very professional. If in haines you cannot miss this event.

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Address: Address: HC 60 Box 2848, Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: 907.767.5464
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Haines

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