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Address: Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: 1.800.766.3396

If coming from Skagway your journey begins with a short walk from the pier...

If coming from Skagway your journey begins with a short walk from the pier where you'll board a high-speed ferry for a 45-minute cruise along North America's longest and deepest fjord to Haines. Enjoy spectacular views and informative commentary from your guide on the wildlife, geology, and beautiful landscape. Watch for whales along the way, as you glide past breathtaking glaciers and cascading waterfalls. Upon arrival in Haines, enjoy a tour of historic Fort Seward before heading to your paddling destination at Chilkoot Lake. This incredible location is home to all five species of Pacific salmon, numerous bald eagles, waterfowl and one of the highest concentrations of brown bears in southeast Alaska! You will be outfitted in the necessary equipment, receive a water-safety briefing, a thorough introduction to kayaking, and then start out onto the water. No previous experience is necessary and the expert guides will quickly make everyone at ease in the kayaks. The triple kayaks are very stable, spacious, and make excellent viewing platforms. Everyone will enjoy the excitement of kayaking in the midst of towering mountains and spectacular scenery. You may also be treated to outstanding bear viewing during the riverside drive to the lake and while paddling. Multiple spawning streams enter the lake and offer frequent bear and eagle sightings. You'll have 1.75 hours to explore by kayak. The location is chosen to provide the best kayaking and wildlife-viewing conditions and there is no better way to fully experience the beauty of Alaska!

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Adventure Hike, Chilkat State Park

Guides were great! Kris is very knowledgeable about plants and geography. Leah is laid back, organized, and knows how to make people comfortable. I walk a couple of miles... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago

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White Plains, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For the adventurous soul, go rock climbing up a sheer cliff with expert & patient instructors. Then rappel down the same sheer cliff for an adrenaline rush! Picked up at the pier by a large van and driven to the Climbing area after a brief stop to take photos of the valley and distant glacier). Even inexperienced adults and children... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had no trouble finding crew at the Skagway Dock. Fun zip line, with informative crew of 4 of which I only remember one name (tex). Take a snack with you, or be first in line for snack provided, as they ran out before every participant was served.

Thank Terc0w
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Guides were great! Kris is very knowledgeable about plants and geography. Leah is laid back, organized, and knows how to make people comfortable. I walk a couple of miles daily, but wouldn't consider myself an athlete but found the hike easy. Despite the rain this is a great way to see the land up close. Bring a camera, good hiking... More 

Thank mbrandt83
Naperville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the port in Skagway and were driven to a ferry that took us out to Haines where our Alaska Mountain Guides (Grey, Caroline, Brittany and Sam) picked is up for a bus ride out to Lake Chilkoot. Grey was funny, entertaining & informative on the drive out. The guides talked us through all the safety information and... More 

Thank michellemariekrz
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I lucked out on a rainy morning and were the only two on the climbing trip that morning. Bryce drove us there and gave us interesting background on Skagway on the way. Rebekah was our guide at the site and she was very nice, encouraging, safe, and educational. She taught us a few knots as well. We... More 

Thank Keith L
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of going on multiple tours with the AMG group. All three, amazing experiences and a ton of fun! The first was zip lining at AMG's adventure park. Our guides that day, Julia and Bryce. While zip lining in its natural habitat is a blast, Julia and Bryce did a fantastic spicing it up. My friend and... More 

Thank mikeforrest7
Skokie, Illinois
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The title of the review is the description of the trip given in the catalog. My son and I took this trip as an advance celebration of my 60th birthday. It turned out to be the trip of a lifetime. This particular trip is a 5 day overnight trip in remote areas of the West Arm of Glacier Bay in... More 

Thank rp401k
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I booked the Inside Passage Sea Kayaking experience from the Silversea Cruise for my husband and myself. It was an absolute delight and completely worth the expense. (I wonder though, if I could have probably booked it cheaper on my own instead of through the cruise line , but it did involve taking a very scenic ferry ride from our... More 

Thank Sreyoshi D
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Haines is small and easy to walk around but if you are on a cruise ship and want to see more, the Alaska Mountain Guide excursion is really fun, interesting and a great way to get the feel of the area and residents. We saw the American Bald Eagle foundation, Chilkat Peninsula, Rainbow Glacier, Haines Packing Co. and Fort William... More 

Thank Pete P
Concord, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We wanted to experience Skagway by staying for several days and zip lining was one of the few things we got to do during our stay. Smitty and Rachel did a great job teaching safety and fun all at the same time. Being the first time me and my husband has ever done this, the energy they had made it... More 

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