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Address: Wrangell, AK
Phone Number: 9078743006
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A 60-mile-long pristine river extending from British Columbia to Wrangell,...

A 60-mile-long pristine river extending from British Columbia to Wrangell, Alaska.

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Great tour

We travelled up the Stikine River in a jet boat to the Shakes glacier. Beautiful scenery on the way with great commentary. Lots of waterfalls, icebergs, and the glacier to top... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
lizzy122015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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125 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled up the Stikine River in a jet boat to the Shakes glacier. Beautiful scenery on the way with great commentary. Lots of waterfalls, icebergs, and the glacier to top it off.

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Thank lizzy122015
Oregon
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alaska Waters took us up the Stikine River and we felt very comfortable with Jim and James as our Captain and guide (father and son). They guided the jet boat through tricky swift waters and up into Shakes Lake and Glacier. It was stunningly beautiful and wild. Saw lots of bald eagles. They were especially helpful to accommodate my aunt... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a very scenic river with magnificent mountain & wilderness on both sides of the river. Snowcapped mountains on the far distant, calm waters. Good for sports fishing & cruising on a speed jetboat

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Thank Ernie-Hai
Munich, Germany
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had booked the full-day extended Muir Stikine River Tour (with hot tub, multiple stops) and that got cancelled. Instead we got the regular half-day Stikine River tour with one stop at a glacier. The day was very overcast and so we didn't see much, but still we didn't think the landscape was very eciting. Ok to see, but not... More 

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Thank StefanS71
Goiania, GO
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Take a jetboat with Alaska Vistas, the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Beautiful landscapes on the way to the Glacier, which is very impressive. a half day is all you need.

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Thank Bruno R
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We travelled the Stikine River with Alaska Waters tour company and had a thoroughly enjoyable time. They use a jetboat for transport due to the shallow water in places. We visited the Shakes Glacier then had a brief stop to get out and stretch the legs. The captain and and crewman provided a commentary of the wildlife and history of... More 

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Thank dafics
Albany, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Great time wonderful sites amazing river delta.John and Silvia from Alaska Vistas are the best.and The Accomplices were fun

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Thank Robert P
Branson, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Our trip up the Stickine River was gorgeous and informative. We stopped to view the Shakes Glacier, stopped to get off to stretch our legs near a wonderful waterfall where we spotted a couple of bears in the distance, and took a stroll up to the Shakes Hot Springs for a soak in the outdoor hot tub in a beautiful... More 

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Thank Newlyretired2some
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I would recommend having Brenda of Alaskan Charters and Adventures give a tour. The river is where John Muir fell in love with Alaska.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful cruise excursion to the Shakes Glacier. We had two very knowledgeable guides on the jet boat. Saw a few seals, but still early in the season. Fun to watch the boat work its way through the the icebergs to get to the glacier.

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