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McCarthy River Tours & Outfitters - Day Tours

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Address: Kennicott Ave, Boat Barn, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
Phone Number: +1 907-554-1077
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Offering guided day and multi-day raft trips and outfitting for private...

Offering guided day and multi-day raft trips and outfitting for private raft trips in McCarthy Alaska, located in Wrangell St. Elias National Park & Preserve. From 4 hour glacier lake and raft adventures, to multi day adventure raft trips, we offer the best trips in the Wrangells. Come with us and discover some of North America's best undiscovered rivers!

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USD 99.00*
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3-4 hr Kennicott Glacier Lake River Raft
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USD 85.00*
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Kennicott Glacial Lake Inflatable Kayak Tour

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
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North Mackay, Australia
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North Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 peaceful, but how exhilarating for this middle aged woman to jump off a glacier into... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 welcoming and we had a great 2 days out on the rafts with them. To... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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 well. Their meals cooked in the beach we awesome. The cowboy coffee was the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 water isn't so low - though, that did make it interesting!! Thanks a bunch for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 of fun and Sam and Diego proved to be very good guides: they go from... More 

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Cottesloe, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 disappointed. Once we arrive in McCarthy at our B&B Nic had already called letting the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and desires. We had Diego as a guide who was professional yet still fun and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 person. Also, my husband and I are both people of size. They made us feel... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 future 7-foot rafters :-)

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