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Address: 7 Mile Lutak Rd, Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: +1 907-766-3179
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Drive yourself on a guided ATV "Mule" tour and experience some of...

Drive yourself on a guided ATV "Mule" tour and experience some of the most pristine wilderness of Southeast Alaska. Enjoy breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains of Lynn Canal and the Chilkat River Valley as you ride through beautiful Alaskan flora. Wildlife abounds in this area so your viewing opportunities with us include eagles, moose, the occasional bear and more!All tours are family-friendly and include a halibut and BBQ chicken meal. Treat yourself to a different kind of Alaska adventure and drive our world!

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We loved this ATV ride! and the food!

My 15 year old daughter and I went on this excursion from our cruise and loved it. Was fun driving the ATV and the scenery and views were lovely. But honestly the best part was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Karen F
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Walnut Creek, California

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My 15 year old daughter and I went on this excursion from our cruise and loved it. Was fun driving the ATV and the scenery and views were lovely. But honestly the best part was the food. They cooked us the most amazing fish I've ever had! I want to go back just for that. Or maybe they will send... More 

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Barbara M, Owner at Takshanuk Mountain Trail by 4x4, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! And we're very happy to hear you and your daughter enjoyed your time here. I'm happy to pass along our fish recipe. We use Krusteaz Tempura, Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) beer, and dill weed. The consistency is a little less than pancake batter. And we usually let... More 

New Port Richey, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We have done this tour 3 times through Princess Cruise Lines. It is one of the best tours? Everyone with Takshanuk is wonderful, great fresh right out of th oven cookies on you 1st visit to the lodge then out on the trail. Back to the lodge again later for an amazing lunch, the best halibut I've ever had, tartar... More 

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Flower Mound, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

They have 4x4 vehicles that seat 2 or 4. We picked one that seated 2, and my husband loved driving up and down the mountain. Mark was our guide, and he was excellent. You can tell he loves Alaska and was very informative. We made a couple stops on the way up to see the gorgeous views, and then had... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

If you are wanting the experience of Alaska's wilderness, combining the thrill of an off road vehicle with spectacular views, this is the excursion for you! We stayed in Haines with Family during our west coast vacation to several cities in Alaska and Seattle. They recommended this trip and we were so glad they did as this was the highlight... More 

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West MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We had a great time driving the gators up and around the mountain on our guided tour. If you are looking for a lot of adventure, this is really not the tour for you. It is guided and you don't go very fast, but we had a blast! The vehicles (2 and 4 seat gators) were in great shape (most... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We were two couples on a cruise that did this while in Haines. You can do it from the skagway port and they will bring you over on the ferry. It was fun, amazing scenery, super nice people. You felt like you were really in alaska. The trees, waterfall, mountain and views. We stopped and went bluberry picking along the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took this excursion while cruising with Holland America. We had a wonderful time and the best meal I've enjoyed in weeks! Very well run and well organized 😎 Five stars.

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Clear Lake, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We enjoyed the route .. the talks at various sites . .. the food . .. total package was great! The staff was very helpful and pleasant!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Excellent tour, instruction given on our souped up golf carts and then off through the woods. Stopping every once in a while for great photo opportunities such as seeing a wild wolverine on an opposite snow capped hill. Another highlight was getting to photograph a bear and her cubs that had been attracted by the smell of the food we... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

This was a great excursion which was very different and more personal than the larger group excursions by boat or bus offered through Princess Cruises. Barbara Mulford runs the operation and does a great job with the facilities and equipment. Mark was our bus driver and tour guide while Dick did the cooking at the lodge. Mark was very entertaining... More 

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