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Address: Mile 48 Sterling Highway, Cooper Landing, AK 99572
Phone Number: 907-595-2000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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With over 30 years guiding in Alaska, we’ve guided thousands to Alaska's...

With over 30 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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Great family day on the river

It's our 2nd time in Alaska, first with our boys - 8 & 10. We did the 6pm 12 mile raft with Emily as our guide. It was easy rafting with some mild rapids - perfect for our boys... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's our 2nd time in Alaska, first with our boys - 8 & 10. We did the 6pm 12 mile raft with Emily as our guide. It was easy rafting with some mild rapids - perfect for our boys. They provided all the wet weather gear as well as many insights and guides to the area. Worth every penny -... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ryan took us down this scenic river and he was GREAT and so knowledgable. We took a cooler with cocktails so Ryan called this trip the "party barge" It was an unusually hot day so next time I would just wear the life vest and boots and leave the overalls off. If you get wet its not a big deal... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the 9:00 upper Kenai scenic float with Ryan. It was beautiful and peaceful on the river. We heard lots of history of the area, saw lots of bald eagles but unfortunately no moose or bears. We were also able to see salmon swimming and jumping in the river. Highly recommended.

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Big Lake, Alaska
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have done this trip several times now with family and friends visiting from the lower 48. Owners and crew are awesome and extremely knowledgeable about the area. Kenai River has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. Give them a try. They also do guided fishing as well.

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EAGLE RIVER
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Austin took a friend and myself down the lazy river, and the sites did not disappoint. They were magnificent! The silence that surrounds nature is breath taking and though I have lived in Alaska for 43 years, I felt as if I was seeing it for the first time. There is nothing like the Kenai River to restore my faith... More 

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madison, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the full day raft trip with hubby. Guide Ryan was great. Could keep us dry or get us as wet as we wanted through the Rapids. Lunch served. Wildlife great. Best trip for photos... Just tell guide to keep you dry or warn when to cover camera! Absolute full service. Very reasonable. Will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We selected the all day Salmon Fishing trip. Our guide was Jeremy. He had us outfitted in no time and we were off to the lake. One of the great things about this group is that they will take you to where you can catch fish....even if it means hauling the boat down a gravel road for 45 minutes rather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time rafting on the river with my friends! We saw lots of wild life and the river was absolutely beautiful. We couldn't of asked for a better day! The weather was perfect and Scotty our guide was wonderful! He was very knowledgeable about the area and to top it off made us a great lunch! He wanted... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience!! My husband and I took the full day rafting trip and we were so glad that we did. Unlike some of the other rafting tour groups on the Kenai River, ARA takes smaller groups on their rafts. There were seven passengers (2 were you young boys). We were quite comfortable and had lots of room to... More 

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Washington, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the day started out rainy, it ended up being one of my favorite things to do in Alaska. Our guide "Scotty" was an excellent addition to the trip. He was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. I highly recommend Alaska River Adventures for your next river rafting experience and would love to do it again! The... More 

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