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Black Diamond ATV Tours

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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So disappointing

I’ll start off with the good: the staff was absolutely excellent and extremely hardworking. They... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
nikiroo29
,
Chesterfield, Michigan
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Surprised about the great ratings.

This place clearly was meant for cruise ship excursions. We split up and some did the ATV tour and... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
chocchip4
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boston
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ll start off with the good: the staff was absolutely excellent and extremely hardworking. They were great company. The food was great as well and plentiful, during the meal. We saw one moose, pretty up close. So now the bad: we didn’t go over maybe...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This place clearly was meant for cruise ship excursions. We split up and some did the ATV tour and some did the "treasure hunt" The food was plentiful but bland, DH did like the ribs. Food definitely made for the masses, get them in, get...More

1  Thank chocchip4
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Even at 70 yrs old, us 4 old folks thought maybe this ride could have been a little more exciting! But there were several couples that hadn't ridden before. The scenery was wonderful although we didn't see any bears or moose. Very professional guides, we...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

My wife and I took the side-by-side ATV tour with back-country dining and had a ball. A shuttle picked us up at the Denali Princess and took us back once the tour was over - about 15 minute ride each way. I am retired military...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had a lot of fun on our ATV tour. It has been a few weeks but I think our guides were Tyler and Darren, anyway, they were very personable. We only went 10-15mph and I would have liked to have gone a bit faster...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

The guys that run this really love their jobs, and it shows. Our lead guide for the tour was born and raised here, and really knows his way around. We had a larger group, about 10, including 4 novices. Unfortunately, they set the pace for...More

Thank Wohlerguy
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We rented a side by side and had fun on the trails. Its not just driving down a road, so it's a little adventurous, but most people should be able to handle it. The tour guides were great; very knowledgeable and pleasant. The machines were...More

Thank Mike L
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

The group I was put in had 9 guests and 2 who were afraid. We never went over 12 mph. I complained to both guides that it was too slow. They apologized but didn't offer any changes. I paid $119 to stop and go on...More

1  Thank kevvliet
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

My husband and I did the side by side tour. I have never driven an ATV plus it gave me the opportunity to take pics while he drove. The scenery was amazing. The trees were all turning color since winter is approaching which was incredible....More

Thank Darcy B
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I joined a group tour to go ATV exploring. It was great. Our tour guides John and Tom explained everything to us prior to our launch. We went over safety, suiting up, and training. They led us all over the trails. We...More

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kasey h
30 April 2017|
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Response from MarilynUsibelli | Property representative |
Hi, thank you so much for thinking of us. I unfortunately do not think we can accommodate you guys. You must be 16 or older to legally drive a vehicle in Alaska and we follow the laws very strictly. Also your tour is a... More
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beckywar
9 February 2017|
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Response from MarilynUsibelli | Property representative |
Hi Becky, we have severl tour options and would love to be a part of your adventures North to Alaska. We provide roundtrip complimentary transportation for all our tours and our restaurant. We have multiple times but our... More
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BJGasper8
31 July 2015|
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Response from MarilynUsibelli | Property representative |
Hi Bob, The rates are usually pretty similar. I do not have any control over what they charge however so am not sure what they will be charging in 2016. I think this summer is only about $1 more. We do not go into Denali... More
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