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Take Refuge Canoe Day Trips

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Aug 24, 2018
“My Daughter thoroughly enjoyed this canoe excursion.”
Jul 25, 2016
“Wonderful day!”
We Offer Guided and Outfitted Canoe Trips Within The Kenai Wildlife Refuge. (Swan Lake and Swanson River Canoe Trails) Day and Multiday Trips Available
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Bings Landing Rd, Sterling, AK 99672
+1 906-250-1238
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

My daughter (12) and I had an amazing day with our guide, Lee at Take Refuge Canoe. This was actually a better excursion than our drifting/fishing on the Kenai River. Lee was flexible with our start time. He drove us out to the Swan Lake...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Our family of 4 (13-year-old and 10-year-old) took a guided trip with Kirsten. She was wonderful - so personable and interesting, very positive and capable. We had a great time even though the land portages were pretty hard for our youngest. The water portage was...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2016

We took a guided day trip into the Kenai National Widlife Refuge on one of two wilderness canoe systems in the US (along with Boundary Waters). We had no canoeing experience but had a great time. Incredibly beautiful and peaceful. The guide was terrific and...More

Thank Chris B
Kirsten A, Owner at Take Refuge Canoe Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2016

Thanks Chris for the review and a wonderful day on the water! :)

Reviewed June 19, 2016

We set up the day with Kirsten. They were flexible as we were coming from a distance and could not be there at 9:00. John took us to the lake and gave us a little review of the lakes and a great box lunch. We...More

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Kirsten A, Owner at Take Refuge Canoe Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2016

We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for the honest review!

Reviewed September 27, 2015

We had an awesome day out canoeing with Ozzy. Being novices we were a bit worried but he was really friendly and encouraging. We canoed through three lakes and saw a fair bit of wildlife. The refuge is really beautiful especially with all the autumn...More

Thank Emlyn Q
Reviewed August 2, 2015

My family and I had a great experience on our recent trip to Alaska with Take Refuge Canoe. We took out two canoes and paddled four lakes in the Swan Lakes chain outside Stirling, Alaska. Kirsten was a great guide - providing information not only...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

We went on a canoe trip with Take Refuge Canoe as part of a package with a bed and breakfast for our honeymoon and we had such an incredible time!!! Our guides were so friendly and made us feel like we were just out with...More

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