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Address: Wrangell, AK
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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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One of the last pristine rivers!

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

Reviewed June 28, 2016
Matt D
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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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.

1 Thank Matt D
Madison, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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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.

1 Thank jwpauly
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2015

Cruising the Stikine River is a serene experience. The majestic and rugged mountains surrounding the river are breathtaking to say the least. Also the colour of the glaciers in the water are so beautiful. I highly recommend this tour

1 Thank 111Jacquie61
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Loved this, better than I thought it would be. The glacier was beautiful. We saw 50 or so harbor seals. We also saw 2 goats and 2 eagles. No bears, but it was Sept 1, so we weren't expecting any.

1 Thank Chloedallas
Colchester, Connecticut
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2015

We went on a 5 day rafting/camping adventure down the Stikine River with Alaska Vistas and it was a blast. Our gear was all transported for us up river to Telegraph Creek, BC and we got to enjoy a preview of the trip to come the next day as we flew in small planes 160 miles up the river to... More 

3 Thank DavidEnRoute62
Sacramento, California
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2 reviews
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Reviewed August 20, 2015

My family enjoyed a 5 day rafting trip hosted by John and Sylvia of Alaska Vistas . We flew to Telaghaph Creek an rafted down the Stikine our food was excellent and enjoyed the wildlife and company .It is like we are part of there family now we had a wonderful time.

1 Thank Peter F
Greater Perth, Australia
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2015

Trip well worth taking especially with Alaska Waters. Scenery breathtaking especially seeing the icebergs. Excellent tour guides.

1 Thank Donna H
Novato, California
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10 reviews
Reviewed July 4, 2015

Took a jet boat ride up the Stikine River during a cruise and stopped at the base of a beautiful glacier. The whole trip took four hours. Magnificent scenery along the river and near the glacier. Went with Captain Mark Gala of "Alaska Peaks and Seas", but booked through our cruise ship and the Stikine River Jet Boat Assoc. Captain... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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657 reviews
212 attraction reviews
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Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

A nice jet bait ride up the Stikine river with some good scenery but were unable to go into the smaller rivulets as suggested. Only landed on a sandbar for lunch ( no bathroom facilities) instead of a 'cabin'. The commentary was a bit forced - trying to find things to point out. Okay but no wow factor

1 Thank Tina M
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a must-do. It's a popular getaway for locals with good reason -- I've been up the river three times now in a decade (each trip to Wrangell includes a river run) and I haven't become bored with it. Gorgeous, family-friendly. We recommend Breakaway Adventures.

2 Thank will1494

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