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Jet boats are the way to go on a river tour

The Stickine river jet boat ride to Shakes Glacier was almost a Zen experience as we zipped at high... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
njralston
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Aptos, CA
Alaska Waters Tours

Traveling up the Stikine River with Alaska Waters Tours was a fantastic experience. Went to the... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
roziet4422
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Highland, California
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A 60-mile-long pristine river extending from British Columbia to Wrangell, Alaska.
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

The Stickine river jet boat ride to Shakes Glacier was almost a Zen experience as we zipped at high speed up the mirror-like waters. We were the only boat on the water this day. We cruised by an elk cow with her calf and saw...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Traveling up the Stikine River with Alaska Waters Tours was a fantastic experience. Went to the Shakes Glacier and went past huge icebergs. They always pointed out wildlife and special scenery as we traveled along the river.

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

The water appeared to be merky but the views going up the river were beautiful. Would recommend a boat ride if you have the time.

Thank Victor N M
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We chartered BreakAway Adventures to go on the river and it was fabulous. Went up to Telegraph Creek, BC. Such beauty to see with all the glaciers and mountains, petroglyphs and more all pointed out by our guide. Awesome!

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Be sure to book with Alaska Charters and Adventures for an awesome trip up the river. You'll also get an upclose and personal view of the Shakes Glacier and its accompanying icebergs. It was our last day in Wrangell and they made sure we made...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed June 26, 2017

we took jet boat tour and it was well worth it, lots of wildlife, the tour guide (Mark) provided lots of historical and cultural perspective

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Reviewed June 13, 2017

Just an absolute wonder with all the changing waters and the views were fabulous. Great spots to see and can spent a lot of time just exploring the vastness of the river.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed June 3, 2017

We booked this excursion through the Regent cruise line. We were met at the dock by Captain Mark (?) and his daughter and boarded their jet boat with 8 other guests. They were very safety conscious and went over procedures carefully. Once we got through...More

Thank Fred G
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Jet boat ride to the lake.Could not get close to the glacier due to ice flow.Had wine,cheese and smoked salmon while we looked at the mountains,ice and a black bear munching on fresh grass and berries.

1  Thank Leslie S
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Visited Wrangell May 3 to May 6 2017. We went with Alaska Vistas in their very fast boat. We travelled before the tourist season and there was enough water in the river to twist & turn our way up the most amazing river. The tides...More

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Hi idfjsbdfhjbsjdhfb, interesting name! We decided not to do this trip after all this year, so I don't have any help for you. sorry. and good luck. kb-rosie
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