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Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve

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Address: Miles 8 Thru 31 Haines Highway, Haines, AK
Phone Number: 9073140340
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One of the best places to view the bald eagle.

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$119*
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Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines
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Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Rafting - Haines Departure

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I didn't expect much before I went but this place is fantastic. You get to see all the animals you have been reading and hearing about all your life (and I mean just about ALL... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Chach63
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Austin, TX
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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't expect much before I went but this place is fantastic. You get to see all the animals you have been reading and hearing about all your life (and I mean just about ALL- from fish to fowl to moose and polar bears!) Taxidermied of course but really stunning. Lots of information on each creature. Beautiful Bald Eagles (live!)... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want a good review of the wildlife and the Eagles set an hour for this place. kids will love it.

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Glendale, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove thru here it was beautiful. it is a braided river that is very scenic. we saw no eagles here. We saw many of them on the Chilkoot river. Go there.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are docked in or visiting Haines, then I would recommend this. But if you are coming from Skagway, realize that traveling to/from the river/Eagle preserve will suck up as much time as the tour itself. I booked this via my cruise ship, which docked in Skagway. We took a 15-minute bus from the ship to a ferry; ferry... More 

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Thank elle m
Austin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit expensive tour but for a worthwhile cause. Guides are interns but very knowledgable. Many other raptors besides eagles are on display.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this thu Holland America who embellished tour & charged quite a lot !!That being said it was an easy wonderfully beautiful day !! Great staff & organized w safety in mind , very easy float .Saw a few eagles at a far distance... Disappointing...but majestic mountains . No wildlife to be had .... And cold sandwiches ,chips cookies &... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the float trip down the river with Chilkat Guides. Saw many eagles on this beautiful trip. Highly recommend.

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Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made the trip in early June from a tour ship. A nice day in the wild, of course wild life may or may not be seen, but we were lucky to see a number of eagles and a female moose and her calf swim the river in front of us. The boat skipper/guide was very good and knew the area... More 

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Santa Fe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and did the float trip down the Chilkat river as an excursion from our cruise stop in Haines. We took a bus from there up to the take in point where we got on a 8 man raft and a guide (no physical problem, we are in our 70's). The guide who also was our bus driver had... More 

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this from our Cruise ship for our stop at Skagway - the right information had been given us and it was done within the time frame that we were given for the length of the excursion. We were put onto a public ferry at Skagway which took us to Haines and we were then helped to find our... More 

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