Haines Chilkoot Lake scenic cruise Excursion Reviews

What made this port worthwhile was our excursion by jet boat to a remote area, the Chilkat Bald ...
What made this port worthwhile was our excursion by jet boat to a remote area, the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve where we saw eagles as well as a mother and baby moose. The scenery was, again, breathtakingly beautiful, mountains swathed in a ... Read More
What made this port worthwhile was our excursion by jet boat to a remote area, the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve where we saw eagles as well as a mother and baby moose. The scenery was, again, breathtakingly beautiful, mountains swathed in a thousand shades of green plunge into the flowing waters. Small islands of trees and brush drift by. Our guide stopped the boat for us to relish the rare quality of the silence as we sat surrounded by the green mountains, still water and azure skies. Read Less
Sail Date July 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Crystal Cruises
Was beautiful but second half of cruise a storm came up that was windy and raining.
Was beautiful but second half of cruise a storm came up that was windy and raining. Caused the pontoon to bounce and spray freezing water on everyone. The captain was very good and kept a sense of humor but I'm not sure it was all ... Read More
Was beautiful but second half of cruise a storm came up that was windy and raining. Caused the pontoon to bounce and spray freezing water on everyone. The captain was very good and kept a sense of humor but I'm not sure it was all that safe. Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
This was very good but left a bit late in the day (16:30) such that the light was poor.
This was very good but left a bit late in the day (16:30) such that the light was poor. It had been a perfect day but by the time we got on the lake the sun was dipping behind the mountains so it got cold & the light wasn't good ... Read More
This was very good but left a bit late in the day (16:30) such that the light was poor. It had been a perfect day but by the time we got on the lake the sun was dipping behind the mountains so it got cold & the light wasn't good enough for photography. Read Less
Sail Date September 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line