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Alaska River Adventures - Day Tours

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Mile 48 Sterling Highway, Cooper Landing, AK 99572
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Loved our float trip down the Kenai River

Great evening on the beautiful Kenai River...our guide Chris was super...lots of knowledge of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Georgia L
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New Palestine, Indiana
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Fantastic!

We took the 3 hour rafting trip down the Kenai as a birthday gift for one of our children. He was... read more

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tillie w
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With 40 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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  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scenic float” (10 reviews)
“bald eagles” (16 reviews)
“float trip” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Mile 48 Sterling Highway, Cooper Landing, AK 99572
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great evening on the beautiful Kenai River...our guide Chris was super...lots of knowledge of the area. The salmon were running so the “combat” fishing had begun...actually saw a few being caught. Oh, and eagles everywhere🤗

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Reviewed yesterday

We took the 3 hour rafting trip down the Kenai as a birthday gift for one of our children. He was floored, being local and being able to see the same path we drive from the river was pretty stellar in his opinion. Our guide,...More

Thank tillie w
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend Alaska River Adventures. I have never been fishing before, and our guide Gary was awesome. He not only rowed the boat all day, but baited our lines and taught us what to do when we caught a fish... which I did! He...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After hours of rain all morning we still headed to Cooper Landing for the half day river float with Alaska River Adventures. We heard about them (and got a great deal) through the Alaskan TourSaver app. Glad we did! The outfitter will provide you with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the day trip with John. Panning for gold was awesome. Ended up with a valuable souvenir. The float trip with guide Hannah was amazing as well. Lots of beautiful scenery and wildlife. Well worth the money and time. The whole Coopers Landing...More

Thank Aaron G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I took a full day float. Austin K. was our guide. He was awesome! Handled our goof ball family, shared a plethora of local knowledge and made for a very enjoyable day. Highly recommended! Views are incredible... who knew water could be...More

Thank S5435
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow wow wow!! What an AMAZING day trip!! Our guide Lucas Weldin was OFF THE CHARTS!!! If I could I would give a million stars ✨! Lucas was so knowledgeable, patient, helpful & PROFESSIONAL! After having our lines in the water for 15 min it...More

Thank Heidi S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 10 (5 of which were children) took the 3 hour float trip with Hannah as our guide. Hannah was exactly what we would want from a guide. She has a genuine love of nature and a refreshing excitement about all things Alaskan....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a day with Luke from Alaska River Adventures! We limited out in about 6 hours and had about 35lbs of fresh King Salmon to bring home. We went during the off season and you couldn't really tell the difference. Within 10 minutes of being...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the full day float down the Kenai with Hannah as our guide. She was awesome! It was the highlight of our trip to Alaska.

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dmat44
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Snicks9 | Reviewed this property |
There was an easy, very pretty 30-minute walk out to the road, then a vehicle picked us up and drove us back.
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Mariand801
June 23, 2016|
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Response from Claudia M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, we took the 2 hr trip and the kids in my group were getting a little anxious to get off the raft, although they enjoyed it, 2 hours sitting down was too much for them.the youngest one was 11, I imagine that with a18... More
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