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Skagit River Guide Service - Private Tours

Mount Vernon, WA 98273-7324
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Such a FANTASTIC way to see the river (and the eagles!)

Yes we did this at the end of January; yes it was raining; yes it was a wee bit cold ... but none... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
NW-K9s
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Anacortes, WA
Great! - Skagit Photographic Sled Tour

Wayne did an excellent job getting us in just the right position to take great Eagle shots. Went on... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
wa2018
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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We offer guided photography and Bald Eagle scenic tours on the Skagit River in custom built heated boats with high back cushioned seats. We also provide guided fishing trips on many Western WA rivers.
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“bald eagles” (15 reviews)
“float trip” (12 reviews)
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Mount Vernon, WA 98273-7324
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Yes we did this at the end of January; yes it was raining; yes it was a wee bit cold ... but none of that made this anything less than SPECTACULAR! If you're afraid you won't enjoy this in the winter time, you're wrong. The...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Wayne did an excellent job getting us in just the right position to take great Eagle shots. Went on 2 sled trips and they were just fantastic. Trips exceeded my expectations.

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

She agreed to go on it to humor me. She wasn't looking forward to being wet and cold. Neither happened and she said "Hey, I'd like to do that again"

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I took the Nooksack six-hour photo tour and had a fantastic time. I have been to the Mosquito Lake Road many times before to photograph the eagles but this is the first time I did the river tour and highly recommend it. Cole did a...More

Thank Jim L
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

I chose the Nooksack River 4 hour bald eagle float trip as my first ever trip and I had a blast. I'm 75 and in pretty good shape so on the spur of the moment I made my reservation for Wednesday, January 10th. Our guide...More

Thank Pat J
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had a last minute break in down pouring ice rain so we called about an eagle tour that same day. They went out of their way to add a second boat so we could get a tour before we left town that night. Our...More

Thank Kathy H
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

My first trip on the Nooksack but my third trip with Skagit River Guides and they are excellent! I highly recommend this company if you want a successfulege float trip with the Best guides ever!

Thank Genia W
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

My second year in a row to capture the eagles along the Skagit River and AGAIN they and Wayne did not disappoint!!! Highly recommended indeed!!!

Thank Nancy E
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Excellent photo tour. We went down the skagit river with Wayne on a jetski boat for photographing eagles. Wayne knew exactly where to go, where to position the boats so that the sunlight is behind us. There were tons of eagles and we had a...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is my second year doing this trip, I really am amazed at how good the guide is at handling the float. The river is high and swift yet he kept us safe and free to enjoy the views and photograph the wildlife. My only...More

Thank Steven R
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D_Otter50
15 January 2015|
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Response from Wayne A | Property representative |
Good morning, Typically the morning is better unless the weather is overcast or rainy. The inclement weather keeps the birds at river level and/or in the trees. We have not had any rain up here so the river levels are... More
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