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Takshanuk Mountain Trail by 4x4
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Drive yourself on a guided ATV "Mule" tour and experience some of the most pristine wilderness of Southeast Alaska. Enjoy breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains of Lynn Canal and the Chilkat River Valley as you ride through beautiful...more
7 Mile Lutak Rd, Haines, AK 99827
+1 907-766-3179
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All reviews chicken salad halibut potatoes fresh baked cookies fries all you can eat delicious meal wild blueberries food was amazing all ages a short bus ride fun ride cruise ship from the oven in great shape views are breathtaking
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mountain Trail trip was everything that you could want in an excursion! You travel by comfortable, easy to drive 4x4 ATVs up a winding, twisting trail with beautiful views, up through the mountain forest. Half way up you stop at the lodge for a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Takshanuk Mountain excursion was awesome!!! We booked through Norwegian and and being first time cruisers we were not really sure what to expect with the excursions. This was the only excursion we did on cruise and it was worth every penny. Don't let the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My mom and I booked this excursion through Holland-America and it was definitely our favourite! As if the fun, easy-to-operate 4x4's and incredible viewpoints weren't enough, Angie and Kayla were the icing on the cake - amazing, knowledgeable guides who made the whole experience so...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Highly recommend this 4x4 excursion. The staff was so friendly and helpful. Our day was cold and they offered us blankets and gloves! The scenery was breathtaking at every turn. Halfway up we stopped at their lodge for hot drinks and yummy cookies. Then continued...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed September 18, 2018

From the minute we were picked up by Angie off the ferry I knew had had picked a great excursion! Kayla and Angie were great guides up and down the mountain and the views are breathtaking.. Food stop and lodge was homemade and delicious halibut...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We booked this excursion through Norweigan and it was worth every penny. The views that you get with this excursion are straight from any show or movie. The meal that they give you in the middle of the trip is homemade and fantastic. They give...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018

We booked this though our cruise Norwegian Bliss. We were met by a person (sorry can't remember his name but very nice, gave us tags so we wouldn't get lost... lol) Took a 45 minute ferry ride with Hainies-Skaway Ferry which had great scenery and...More

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Barbara M, Owner at Takshanuk Mountain Trail by 4x4, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Thanks so much for making us a part of your Alaskan vacation, Dawn! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and our staff. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 13, 2018

I chose this as one of our excursions because we have two family members in their 80s and wanted to do something within their abilities. It was a fun ride up the mountain and often times steep. Anyone however, who is careful can do this...More

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Barbara M, Owner at Takshanuk Mountain Trail by 4x4, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Thanks for joining us on tour, Diane! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We were on the Disney Wonder Cruise and booked this excursion . We had a G R E A T time ! the tour guides were very nice and my kids enjoyed talking to Sabrina our funny tour guide who thinks Haines has terrible traffic...More

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Barbara M, Owner at Takshanuk Mountain Trail by 4x4, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Thanks for choosing our tour as part of your family vacation. I'm glad to hear you all had a wonderful time!

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We actually visited many many years ago but hope to go back one day. This excursion has topped most.

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May 19, 2018|
Response from Barbara M | Property representative |
You should be able to. I believe the train will pick up and drop off where your ship is docked. 11:30 is the meet time and the fast ferry that transfers you to Haines departs at 12pm. I hope this helps! Let me know if you... More
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Barbara M | Property representative |
Hello & thanks for your question. The trails are narrower than what you would find on the road, but wider than a hiking trail. It gains 1500 feet in elevation and includes stops along the way for photos with panorama views... More
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April 13, 2018|
Response from Barbara M | Property representative |
Hello, if you are traveling onboard a cruise ship the easiest way to book is through their shore excursion office. If you are traveling independently or have any issues trying to book through the cruise lines please contact... More