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Kantishna Wilderness Trails

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MIle 231.1 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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Very long, totally worth it, even if you don't see Denali

Fair warning - we had the perfect day. We saw herds of caribou, 8 bear, two wolves, a mother moose... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Beth S
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Weare, New Hampshire
Long day but worth it!

This is the most comprehensive bus tour of Denali. We were picked up at our hotel at approximately... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
dianeb2612
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Westbury, New York
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Visit Denali National Park and travel in comfort through the most scenic road in North America – Alaska's Denali Park Road. We escort you into the heart of Denali on a full-day, round-trip guided adventure through Denali Park and into the Kantishna Historical District.Visitors will be treated to a hot lunch and activities at the Roadhouse. See wildlife, Mt. McKinley and everything that makes Denali National Park a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
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MIle 231.1 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Fair warning - we had the perfect day. We saw herds of caribou, 8 bear, two wolves, a mother moose and two cubs, and glorious views of Denali over Wonder Lake. We were the 1%. But I'd still highly recommend the trip. You get to...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This is the most comprehensive bus tour of Denali. We were picked up at our hotel at approximately 6am. The bus is a modified school bus but the seats were ok for the day. The bus takes you on the entire length of the road...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had 2 couples traveling to Alaska from Florida. We were at the beginning of our 2 week trip. We were unsure about taking a 13 hour bus ride all the way to the Road House, but ended up being a great trip. There were...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Husband and I booked a tour for a 30th wedding anniversary. We we're very much looking forward to our trip to Denali. For the first time in literally weeks the weather was favorable. The evening before our scheduled tour we actually saw Denali. We were...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We were so lucky to have a beautiful, sunny September day! Our driver/guide, Melanie, was so informative and helpful in spotting wildlife and narrating while negotiating the curvy road! We saw the peak of Mt. Denali several times throughout the day - a long, 13...More

Thank Nancy E
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had a great day and were lucky enough to see tons of wildlife! Our guide Melanie was so informative and so accommodating. She stopped the bus when we had a sighting and allowed us to get our photos! She taught us so much about...More

Thank hlevielle
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Big thanks to Melanie our driver guide. It was a long day but so worthwhile to see that amazing park. We saw Grizzly bears, caribou, moose.. lovely to see the park in fall colours.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

I went on the Kantishna tour with a group of friends in August 2017 and I can thoroughly recommend this tour. It's the long one going all the way to Kantishna roadhouse and back. Saw lots of grizzly bears, caribou, some moose, ptarmigan (state bird),...More

Thank Hans B
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

My husband, friend and I took the 12 hour bus tour of Denali with Linda. We had an amazing trip that in many ways reminded me of when I was on safari in Africa. Linda was extremely knowledgeable about the park, having lived in the...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This was our second trip with Kantishna Wilderness Trails. Four years ago we saw lots of moose, this year it was bears! Krista was our driver and she did an outstanding job driving, spotting wildlife and giving us both a history and overview of the...More

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Fred H
25 December 2016|
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We were on a tour bus. There was no bathroom but stops were scheduled at various locations along the way. No one on the bus seemed to have any problem with stops being too far apart. There were also Park busses. I'm not sure... More
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LJohnson_11
16 October 2016|
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Response from Darcie C | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I was in the right side and saw everything people in the left saw. On the way there the views are off the left side and on the way back visa versa-!
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Cynthia W
13 April 2016|
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Response from Beth S | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't stop and get out, but the bus does slow and you can take pictures through the window.
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