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Skagway River Rafting/Eagle Preserve Excursion Reviews

Skagway River Rafting/Eagle Preserve cruise excursion
Overall Rating
Float down Skagway’s river over gentle rapids toward the Eagle Preserve to observe some of Alaska's finest species.
Member Image Tresa J
1 review
Not Rated
Aug 2014

Great trip. It was a little long, but well worth it. Bus ride to catamaran, catamaran to Haines, bus to Eagle Preserve, and then rafting down the Chilkat river. Our guides on every leg of the trip were great. Very friendly, gracious, and everything was on time. I can't say enough about them! My 82 year old mother-in-law was a little leery about the rafting part of the trip, but the guides made her and everyone else feel very comfortable. No rough water. You may get a little stuck on the bottom a few times, but no worries. The guide will get you going even if they have to get in the water. We saw about 40 eagles sitting on the sandbars catching fish with sea gulls trying to (in vain) to steal them. Saw many juvenile eagles. The scenery was beautiful. You really got a feel for the true wilderness and beauty of Alaska on this trip. Book early or you'll end up on the trains with hundreds of other boat passengers! This is definitely the trip to take in Skagway.

Read Tresa J's full Norwegian Jewel cruise review
Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image brimmp
1 review
Jun 2013

Leisure raft trip for a hour and a half through the Eagle Preserve.

Read brimmp's full Sapphire Princess cruise review
Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image SurfTurf
1 review
May 2012
Great river guides, and lots of bald eagles!
Read SurfTurf's full Rhapsody of the Seas cruise review
Provider: Royal Caribbean International

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