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Kroschel Films Wildlife Center

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Address: Box 2848 HC 60, Haines, AK 99827-9704
Phone Number: 907.767.5464

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Well Cared For Animals

These amazing men really care for the rescued animals in the refuge. They walk groups sequentially and educate about the animal's habits and behaviours. The animals on display... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Gary M
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

These amazing men really care for the rescued animals in the refuge. They walk groups sequentially and educate about the animal's habits and behaviours. The animals on display included an eagle, wolf, fox, lynx, mink, wolverine, weasel, porcupine, caribou, moose and a grizzly bear. For me, the highlights were patting the porcupine, the beautiful lynx and kissing Karen the moose.... More 

Thank Gary M
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Kroschel Wildlife Center on our Princess Cruise Ship Excursion to Skagway. After we ported in Skagway we took an amazing ferry ride to Haines, Alaska. From Haines, we were transported by bus to Kroshchel Wildlife Center where we were met by Steve (who is a little strange but we love him) and Mario (who is so sincere and... More 

Thank Cindy G
Santa Barbara, California
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When our host in Haines suggested this as a "must see" I was skeptical, but wow, this place is unique and a super-fun experience for everyone of all ages. I'd never kissed a moose before, but I got about 6 smooches in before my husband finally got a good picture - so fun! Steve Kroschel is knowledgable, a great host... More 

Thank Pam W
Whitehorse, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kissing a moose and feeding caribou was the highlight of my entire summer! I have already recommended it to all my friends!

Thank robynpb2016
Port Orchard, Washington
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was a pleasant surprise, with all the educational material presented, the humor used and being able to see all the animals which are native to Alaska. It was a tour that lasted 2 hours but only seemed like half an hour. The hosts are definitely 5 star quality in the way the material is presented and people on... More 

Thank helgeboom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went there at the end zone f July. We both loved it! I loved everything about this place, the staff, the animals and the tour itself. Steve and Mario have so much knowledges about our health and natures that one may call it "none traditional" But I couldn't agree less with them. Most of the things... More 

1 Thank Benja S
Brecon, United Kingdom
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295 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wildlife experience with a difference. The animals are all indigenous to Alaska and all rescued. The difference is in the presentation and the interaction with the visitors which makes this a unique experience. Steve presents the animals in an eccentric but informative way, whilst partner Mario provides the more serious and scientific information behind the issues which... More 

Thank MrMrsW50
Lima, Peru
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place , ITS NOT A ZOO !! I love all the information that Steve K. shared with us , it has for sure many great photo oportunities. Kids will love it for sure .

1 Thank Geraldine D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We signed up for Kroschel Wildlife refuge as an excursion from our cruise to Alaska without really knowing what to expect, It was quite incredible, a highlight of our trip. Seeing the variety of animals they care for (bear, moose, Lynx, weasels, etc ) mostly because they were wounded or abandoned was impressive and we received excellent engaging explanations. Even... More 

Thank ravkrav
Richmond, Canada
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58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, we are big wildlife lovers and we were not disappointed seeing the animals, grizzly bear, caribou, hawk, wolf, wolverine, minks, moose, etc. We would definitely go again. Feedback: the tour seemed rushed to me.. we walked a lot, got to the animal where we could have spent more time, asked more questions, etc. They seemed to do all the... More 

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