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McCarthy River Tours & Outfitters - Day Tours

Kennicott Ave, Boat Barn, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 907-554-1077
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3-4 hr Kennicott Glacier Lake River Raft
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“a lot of fun” (7 reviews)
“safety boat” (3 reviews)
“great fun” (5 reviews)
Kennicott Ave, Boat Barn, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 907-554-1077
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We did the Lake and Raft trip and thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon with guides Kevin and Diego. The short bumpy ride in the old school bus to and from the river just added to the fun. The paddle around the glacial lake was beautiful and...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

My husband and I took their overnight canyon trip and had the most fantastic time. For safety they took 2 boats and 2 guides, which meant that we had 2 guides for just 2 of us! Amazing! Diego and Malcolm were chatty, friendly and really...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We did the overnight rafting experience. Our guides Sam and Malcolm and they looked after us so well. It was a serene experience being out there in the canyon rivers without another person anywhere in site. The boys are well prepared and look after you...More

Thank Madjude
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My son & I thoroughly enjoyed the half day lake and river charter - he loved jumping off the glacier. The scenery was mesmerizing. Sam was awesome and kept things fun. We will definitely be back, probably earlier in the season next time when the...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We did the half day Kennicott Glacier Lake & River Raft and it was great! We were a large group and the guys were all really nice in finding a time that suited us and in answering our (many) questions. The tour was a lot...More

Thank ElenaC
Reviewed 1 September 2016

From the very start looking at different options Nic was very helpful with any questions that I had. Finally decided on the 4 day Nizina trip as it offered everything we (my girlfriend and I) were looking for in a rafting trip. We were not...More

Thank matthewpacker
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this if you want adventure or even if you think anything "extreme" isn't for you. Being in a dry suit is such a neat feeling in glacier water and the guides are super knowledgeable to give you the experience at your level...More

Thank Annie D
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

First of all let me just say that the boys that work here are absolutely fantastic! Diego was our guide in the raft and was really great at directing us through the river and at explaining the safety rules. Also just in general a great...More

Thank Palmgirl33
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I had a great time rafting down the Kennicott with Sam Aslin as guide, and Malcom in the safety boat. If you're lucky maybe Sam's mom will help paddle too.

Thank alexdahlen
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Had great fun on Kennicott River with super relaxed and knowledgeable guide Sam. The footage of my 'iceberg-jump' in the glacier lake is an instant hit among my Amsterdam friends !! Thanks for filming Sam ! Was happy to donate my size 15 sneakers for...More

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We cannot see what the tour price is , how long it takes or if we do not have enough time when passing through today if we can just visit the tasting room and buy coffee Thx Mel
14 February 2015|
Response from JULIE B | Reviewed this property |
I think you have the wrong location. There is no tasting room or coffee to buy at McCarthy River Tours. And I doubt very much that they are open today!