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Address: Wrangell, AK
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+1 907-874-3006

A 60-mile-long pristine river extending from British Columbia to Wrangell,...

A 60-mile-long pristine river extending from British Columbia to Wrangell, Alaska.

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Jet Boat Tour

Traveled with tour outfit out of Wrangell. Captain of the Chutine Warrior skillfully maneuvered around sandbars. We saw the blue ice at Shakes Glacier, river house boats, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 December 2016
Charles B
Argyle, Texas
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Argyle, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Traveled with tour outfit out of Wrangell. Captain of the Chutine Warrior skillfully maneuvered around sandbars. We saw the blue ice at Shakes Glacier, river house boats, and jagged mountains. Charles Baxter

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We travelled up the Stikine River in a jet boat to the Shakes glacier. Beautiful scenery on the way with great commentary. Lots of waterfalls, icebergs, and the glacier to top it off.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Alaska Waters took us up the Stikine River and we felt very comfortable with Jim and James as our Captain and guide (father and son). They guided the jet boat through tricky swift waters and up into Shakes Lake and Glacier. It was stunningly beautiful and wild. Saw lots of bald eagles. They were especially helpful to accommodate my aunt... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

a very scenic river with magnificent mountain & wilderness on both sides of the river. Snowcapped mountains on the far distant, calm waters. Good for sports fishing & cruising on a speed jetboat

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Munich, Germany
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

we had booked the full-day extended Muir Stikine River Tour (with hot tub, multiple stops) and that got cancelled. Instead we got the regular half-day Stikine River tour with one stop at a glacier. The day was very overcast and so we didn't see much, but still we didn't think the landscape was very eciting. Ok to see, but not... More 

1 Thank StefanS71
Goiania, GO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Take a jetboat with Alaska Vistas, the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Beautiful landscapes on the way to the Glacier, which is very impressive. a half day is all you need.

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We travelled the Stikine River with Alaska Waters tour company and had a thoroughly enjoyable time. They use a jetboat for transport due to the shallow water in places. We visited the Shakes Glacier then had a brief stop to get out and stretch the legs. The captain and and crewman provided a commentary of the wildlife and history of... More 

Thank dafics
Albany, Oregon
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Great time wonderful sites amazing river delta.John and Silvia from Alaska Vistas are the best.and The Accomplices were fun

Thank Robert P
Branson, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Our trip up the Stickine River was gorgeous and informative. We stopped to view the Shakes Glacier, stopped to get off to stretch our legs near a wonderful waterfall where we spotted a couple of bears in the distance, and took a stroll up to the Shakes Hot Springs for a soak in the outdoor hot tub in a beautiful... More 

Thank Newlyretired2some
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I would recommend having Brenda of Alaskan Charters and Adventures give a tour. The river is where John Muir fell in love with Alaska.

1 Thank Matt D

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