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Alaska Waters

107 Stikine Avenue, Wrangell, AK 99929
+1 800-347-4462
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Wonderful experience that met and exceeded our expectations

Felt we were in very competent and experienced hands with James and Glen. The whole tour was well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lyndal b
Anan Bears

The weather was less than ideal but the Alaska Waters crew did a great job getting us to Anan and... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
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Wilderness Adventure Tour Company, in Wrangell, Alaska. Located in SE Alaska in the heart of the Tongass National Forest. Guided AnAn Creek bear viewing tours. Stikine River Wilderness Jet Boat tours. LeConte Glacier Tours. Guided Flyfishing. Alaska Native Cultural tours.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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107 Stikine Avenue, Wrangell, AK 99929
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+1 800-347-4462
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"le conte glacier"
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"excellent driver"
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"comfortable ride"
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"shakes glacier"
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"bear tour"
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"river tour"
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Reviewed yesterday

Felt we were in very competent and experienced hands with James and Glen. The whole tour was well conducted. We enjoyed the boat ride up the river, the walk to the viewing platform and were amazed how many bears we saw. Thoroughly recommended - would...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The weather was less than ideal but the Alaska Waters crew did a great job getting us to Anan and answering our questions about the bears. There were lots of mothers and their cubs and young bears on their own. The big males had not...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We scheduled with Alaska Waters for the AnAn tour. We anticipated it being an unsurpassed highlight of our trip to Alaska. Then it happened. Due to a breakdown in communication we missed our specially arranged pickup. We were in an area of no mobile phone...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I give this trip 5 stars, Captain James and Deck have Glen were very knowledgeable, and made a great experience out of the tirp.

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Jim L, Owner at Alaska Waters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind response. These guys really work hard at increasing their knowledge so they can provide an exciting and informative experience.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the jet boat tour to Shakes lake and the Stikine River as a sort of a last minute thing, and it was fantastic! Peter, our skipper, was very knowledgeable and friendly. He maneuvered that boat through the obstacle course of sand bars, and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The jet boat ride was a blast. The guide/Captain was very knowledgeable and friendly. We saw plenty of wildlife and gorgeous scenery all around. We highly recommend the trip.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wonderful trip, guides were very helpful in explaining things, We took the le conte glacier and the river tour. they trook us all way up river to Shakes glacier...doubtfull if many of their competitors went up that far.....didn't see any of them out there when...More

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Jim L, Owner at Alaska Waters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words. Our guides put a lot of effort into being knowledgeable about our world and its nice when people show appreciation for their hard work.

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to learn more about the native peoples of southeastern Alaska so signed up for a Heritage tour through our cruise ship. Brooke was our guide and was very knowledgeable and informative about the Tlingit and Haida culture. Very interesting.

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Jim L, Owner at Alaska Waters, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Thank you for the kind words. Our crew works very hard to make this a memorable experience for you.

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Stopped in Wrangell for the day on an Alaskan cruise. Spent the entire morning with Brooke and Alaska Waters. It was right up our alley -- learned so much about the Tlinket people, visited Petroglyph Beach and immersed ourselves in history which dates back to...More

Thank Bob G
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Jim L, Owner at Alaska Waters, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you for the glowing review of our Cultural tour. Brooke and Kevin do a great job at presenting this tour for us. I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Several hour bus trip with Alaska Waters was FAR more interesting than we expected. In town as part of Oceania Tour and signed up for this tour with low expectations. Went to Petroglyph Beach State Historic Park and saw incredible 8,000 yr old stone carvings...More

Thank MNEAustin
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Jim L, Owner at Alaska Waters, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

What a great review of our cultural tour. Thank you! Brooke does an excellent of presenting this tour for us and is very passionate about her heritage. I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed it.

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911Bev
March 6, 2016|
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Response from Jim L | Property representative |
Hi Bev. Not sure which tour you're interested in. Our vessels are all contracted to the ship on the few dates that they visit Wrangell. Our Stikine River Wilderness jet boat tour should be available on the ship. Anan... More
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LT-girll
May 29, 2015|
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Response from Jim L | Property representative |
Depending upon which ship you are on, yes we load at the same dock that the ship ties up to. FYI .... If you are on an Oceania Cruise Lines ship, we are contracted with the ship when they are in Wrangell. All of our... More
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Steven B
April 8, 2015|
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Response from Jim L | Property representative |
Greetings Steven, Thank you for contacting Alaska Waters and your interest in our tours! AnAn Bear & Wildlife Observatory offers a world-class opportunity to view and photograph bears at close proximity in the wild. Both... More
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