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Address: Mile 65.1, Glenn Highway, Sutton, AK
Phone Number: 907-355-5154

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Sweet ride!

Scott and his team were awesome and very accomodating for my mother who had hurt her back earlier that day. We eased our group into the rapids at a pace my mother felt comfortable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scott and his team were awesome and very accomodating for my mother who had hurt her back earlier that day. We eased our group into the rapids at a pace my mother felt comfortable in. Safety briefing was thorough, nothing bad happened, but learned a lot in case of future emergencies! A very fun time for us all. Address has... More 

Thank miraclexo
Palmer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an outstanding time rafting down the Matanuska River with Scott. He's very nice man and an excellent rafter & tour guide. Very fun but safe trip. Had a blast! However, Scott said "Matanuska Madwater Rafting" is now called "Alaska Madwater Rafting" and his new location is mile post 70.1 on the Glenn Highway.

Thank Toddman67625
Stuttgart, Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Hey Mad Waterers, here as promised my rating. We had so much fun! My girls opinion about rafting changed from 'oh my god we will die' into 'let's do this again in Germany as soon as we're home'. Good job! Take this as a suggestion and not as criticism: Please set up a sign on the highway. Your driveway is... More 

1 Thank LSc1978
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We took our 9 year old friend on the float trip: wonderful experience! One of the most safety-conscious, pleasant trips we've ever taken with a child! They even included a nice snack at the end, and time to play with the resident friendly dog!

3 Thank taiyaAK
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2010

Agree with the previous review, the ride was safe yet fun, the owner of the company is extremely knowledgable and nice and is much better to go with than the bigger companies. Look for 2 for 1 coupon in Northern Lights book. Highlight of our trip!

3 Thank Sara_Smile_FL
Richmond, VA
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2009

Cannot say enough good things about this organization. Convenient day trip from Anchorage (beautiful drive). This family owned business specializes in a whitewater rafting experience that is safe and enjoyable for the whole family....with just enough whitewater and rapids thrown in to put the excitement into the trip. They take pictures of your experience and give you a CD afterwards... More 

3 Thank Rooter23

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