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Alaska Rivers Company

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Address: Mile 50 Sterling Hwy, Cooper Landing, AK 99572
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+1 888-595-1226
07:00 - 22:00
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Offering guided Rafting and Fishing and River Front Cabin rentals on the...

Offering guided Rafting and Fishing and River Front Cabin rentals on the Upper Kenai since 1974. Conveniently located 1 1/2 hour drive from Anchorage. All ages welcome. Several departures daily. Now offering Stand Up Paddle Boarding on Kenai Lake! Join us!

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We had the best time, first time fly fishing and our guide Jake was very patient with both of us. As you can see I did very well catching a 16 lb Coho salmon. That is me in the... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Geneseo, Illinois
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Geneseo, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We had the best time, first time fly fishing and our guide Jake was very patient with both of us. As you can see I did very well catching a 16 lb Coho salmon. That is me in the picture they posted yellow slicker, white hair. We were there on September 8, 2016 and if we ever get to return... More 

Thank MarleneO
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Customer service was great, both in reception and on our fishing trip. With special mention to our guide Matt who was awesome! The cabin itself was super nice, however the 'river view' was obstructed by overrun, dense forestry. The car also had to be parked a distance from the cabin, making it difficult to cart 4 weeks worth of luggage.

Thank tlm086
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My wife had never fished with a fly rod before and neither of us had fished in Alaska. Our guide, Jake, was really great from start to finish. He let you fish to your level giving more help to those who hadn't fished this way before. We were mainly in a small boat but we did some time from the... More 

Thank Basicsdoc
Hardy, Virginia
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We enjoyed the 3 hour rafting trip on the Kenai River. Our guide was friendly and took us through several rapids. They provided rain gear and boots to keep rafters warm and dry on the river. Saw numerous bald eagles. The water is a beautiful light blue color - overall a very enjoyable trip.

Thank SMLaker
Gainesville, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We did the 7-8 hour rafting trip. Didn't see any large wildlife but did see numerous eagles and lots of fishermen catching fish. The sights were marvelous and we did see lots of sheep (with binoculars) up in the mountains. Kudos to our guide Drew...he was very informative.

Thank Michele V
Atlanta, Georgia
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Even though I did not catch any fish I could keep, Drew the fishing guide made the fishing trip very delightful anyway! He's very knowledgeable of the area and took interest in really trying to get us on the fish. The fish just were not cooperating that day, so I can't blame Drew for that. I did Catch a Sockeye,... More 

Thank Slick12
Freeland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

it was a relaxing float trip down the Kenai. Well managed and organized. We did see a few eagles, but they are dependent on the amount of salmon on the river. If I would do it again, I would take a longer trip. You just got in the boat and you are done. We had a great time, just not... More 

Thank cyndywill8
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Had fun floating/rafting the Kenai with these guys. Great locally owned company that is focused on doing a great job. We did the 3/4 day trip and had a blast. Tons of eagles along the river. Keep in mind not much whitewater, but very scenic and lots of fun.

Thank Andy P
Oak Harbor, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Our first trip to Alaska. We took the three hour rafting trip and enjoyed it immensely. Our guide was Kristie, who pointed out all of the features of the Kenai River and was extremely knowledgeable about the terrain and wildlife. The raft trip was relaxing and not a whitewater trip. We saw lots of eagles and watched the "Combat Fishing"... More 

Thank Tim H
MLinks, Owner at Alaska Rivers Company, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a wonderful time with us on the river. Lets hope everyday is as nice as the one you had. Thanks for the kind words. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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102 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is the company Princess Cruises/Land Tour used and we had a great time. Don't expect a fancy set-up at the dock... It's not a large operation. It's basically someone's house. We enjoyed throwing a stick for the resident dog to fetch! Our all day trip consisted of a "float," and then a small section of "rapids" and a hike.... More 

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MLinks, Owner at Alaska Rivers Company, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a great time with us on our full day Kenai Canyon trip. I'm glad you thought that our facilities felt like home. We pride ourselves in maintaining our 5 acres to feel welcoming and comfortable. What you might have thought was our house is one of the four hand built log cabins we rent... More 

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