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Kroschel Films Wildlife Center

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Address: 1.8 Mile Mosquito Lake Road, Haines, AK 99827-9704
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Wonderful experience!

This is a MUST do when in the area. I'd go back and see it again! It's incredible how close you can get to these animals. The tour is very interactive and up close and personal... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is a MUST do when in the area. I'd go back and see it again! It's incredible how close you can get to these animals. The tour is very interactive and up close and personal! We got to feed a porcupine, pet a baby moose, feed reindeer, and feed a moose a carrot from our mouths. The tour guides... More 

Thank Rilee0133
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

We visited here last August and found it to be a very friendly and an amazing place. Steve is doing a fantastic job looking after these animals

Thank Yrag1958
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must do experience while in Haines! We were a group of 11 ranging from 7 to 70 and everyone agreed this adventure was amazing and something you will not experience anywhere else in the world!

2 Thank Sheila H
Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

My wife and I were recently up in Haines to photograph eagles this past Thanksgiving (2016).We wanted to round out our trip with some other wild life and heard about the wild life center and made reservations through our guide. Steve put together a 3+ hour photo shoot with animals we were interested in, placed in natural settings. He and... More 

4 Thank mikael796
Reno, Nevada
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

You probably will never again see a "playful" wolverine. There are also raptors, a bear, moose, etc. all close and easy to see. The staff is very committed to the animals and if there isn't a tour going, it's worth calling and setting one up. Not too far out of town and guaranteed to provide an unusual encounter with Alaska... More 

Thank julieflagg
Fremont, Nebraska
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to see Alaskan wildlife up close. Steve Kroschel and his friend Mario will keep your attention rivited the entire time.

1 Thank Brenda H
Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a 'DON'T MISS!!!!" attraction. Steve and the staff have set up this sanctuary for Alaskan wildlife and it is simply amazing - a wolverine on a leash, bear, moose, wolf, a lynx, porcupine, and so much more. These people develop unique relationships with these animals and provide superior insights that will leave you informed and motivated. They will... More 

Thank BobandDebyT
Mount Vernon, Washington, United States
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

This was the only tour we took on our recent Princess Cruise and it was worth the fee. The ferry fide from Skagway to Haines way great and informative. Steve Krochel and Mario Benassi are both very knowledgable if unorthodox for guides. They have much wisdom to impart. These are all orphaned or rescued animals and many are predators that... More 

Thank Dennis T
Regina, Canada
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were very hesitant to visit the Wildlife Center. We have stopped going to zoos for years now as we do not feel that they are a good place for wild animals. It was with much investigation and some doubt that we decided to go anyhow. We were happy we did. The animals here all came from ways other than... More 

4 Thank Bubbavon
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We went to Haines mainly for the Bald Eagles and scenery but were so glad we were told about Kroschel's and managed to get on an end of season private tour. The center has a wide range of adopted animals. They make a show of bringing them out and interacting. There was a wolverine, foxes, mink, a lynx, a wolf,... More 

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