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Worth the $ to take the shuttle to Kennicott

We didn't plan ahead well on our visit and arrived to the parking area about 2 pm. There is no... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Janae W
Only way to get around !

Visiting Kennecott / McCarthy area only means of getting around - $5.00 each way ! Loved our... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Bob S
Lake Wales, Florida
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Comfortable vehicle, friendly driver! Picked us up at the B&B and returned us to there the next day!

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Kennicott Shuttle is a great way to gain access to the Kennecott/McCarthy region without risking damage to your vehicle on the infamous McCarthy Road. The local-resident drivers share their insight to the region as you traverse. I suggest spending at least one night in either...More

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Great service - Great experience. The tour to McCarthy takes about 3,5 hours from Copper Center. But the driver and guide was very friendly and informative, and did what he could to make it easy for us. We made several stops both ways, and we...More

1  Thank Jorn
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We reserved a round-trip shuttle to Kennicott from Chitina. It was a 12 passenger van that had seen better days in the years past. The seats were very uncomfortable mostly due to the many years of wear. The suspension was well worn as were the...More

Thank U1284UHrichardm
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We didn't plan ahead well on our visit and arrived to the parking area about 2 pm. There is no driving into McCarthy or Kennicott so the shuttle is required if you don't want to walk or ride bikes. I wanted to walk into McCarthy...More

1  Thank Janae W
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We booked this shuttle from Princess but princess uses this shuttle service. My recommendation- Flu out with Wrangell air and take the bus shuttle back. We did reverse only because I took so long to decide that the flight out was sold out. still happy...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Visiting Kennecott / McCarthy area only means of getting around - $5.00 each way ! Loved our driver -was from the area / lived here 36 years - her story teller '

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were picked up at our B & B and driven in to Wrangell-St. Elias. It's a 2 1/2 hour drive but our driver stopped at several scenic places on the way in and out (nice views and clean rest rooms)..He also provided a good...More

1  Thank avidNHtraveler
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This shuttle system is vital to get between the parking area and the two cities. However the last one is at 630 so it limits your activities and ability to eat dinner about town depending on where you stay. But overall a good program.

Thank Palmgirl33
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I booked online the transfer from Kenny Lake to McCarthy with some question but they never reply to me at all! They even sent me a confirmation mail. So I was wondering if booking was accepted or not.. Finally shuttle bus comes but I was...More

Thank travelman1976
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20 May 2018|
Response from VickiJ234 |
Hi Gemma and Nick this is Kennicott Shuttle responding...you are looking for answers from the McCarthy/Kennicott Shuttle. They run the shuttle from the footbridge to McCarthy and Kennicott.
26 February 2018|
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Response from Neil H |
I don't feel that booking over two weeks in advance is necessary. However, if you're fairly certain of your plans, there is no harm in making advance booking. I really recommend staying the night in either Kennecott or... More
26 February 2018|
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Response from Jorn | Reviewed this property |
Book month in advance to be sure to get a seat on the day you want. It is my experience that the shuttle and driver was absolutely OK. The long drive to McCarthy/Kennicott is a great experence it self. The road is bumpy... More
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