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Kroschel Films Wildlife Center

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Address: Box 2848 HC 60, Haines, AK 99827-9704
Phone Number: +1 907-767-5464
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US$159.00*
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Haines Photography Tour - Haines departure
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Haines Photography Tour - Skagway departure

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What a rare and incredible opportunity!

My wife and I were recently up in Haines to photograph eagles this past Thanksgiving (2016).We wanted to round out our trip with some other wild life and heard about the wild life... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I were recently up in Haines to photograph eagles this past Thanksgiving (2016).We wanted to round out our trip with some other wild life and heard about the wild life center and made reservations through our guide. Steve put together a 3+ hour photo shoot with animals we were interested in, placed in natural settings. He and... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You probably will never again see a "playful" wolverine. There are also raptors, a bear, moose, etc. all close and easy to see. The staff is very committed to the animals and if there isn't a tour going, it's worth calling and setting one up. Not too far out of town and guaranteed to provide an unusual encounter with Alaska... More 

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Fremont, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to see Alaskan wildlife up close. Steve Kroschel and his friend Mario will keep your attention rivited the entire time.

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a 'DON'T MISS!!!!" attraction. Steve and the staff have set up this sanctuary for Alaskan wildlife and it is simply amazing - a wolverine on a leash, bear, moose, wolf, a lynx, porcupine, and so much more. These people develop unique relationships with these animals and provide superior insights that will leave you informed and motivated. They will... More 

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Mount Vernon, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was the only tour we took on our recent Princess Cruise and it was worth the fee. The ferry fide from Skagway to Haines way great and informative. Steve Krochel and Mario Benassi are both very knowledgable if unorthodox for guides. They have much wisdom to impart. These are all orphaned or rescued animals and many are predators that... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were very hesitant to visit the Wildlife Center. We have stopped going to zoos for years now as we do not feel that they are a good place for wild animals. It was with much investigation and some doubt that we decided to go anyhow. We were happy we did. The animals here all came from ways other than... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went to Haines mainly for the Bald Eagles and scenery but were so glad we were told about Kroschel's and managed to get on an end of season private tour. The center has a wide range of adopted animals. They make a show of bringing them out and interacting. There was a wolverine, foxes, mink, a lynx, a wolf,... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

When my wife informed me we were taking tour through a zoo, I wasn't really looking forward to it. Wow, was I wrong. This "zoo" is not a zoo at all. It is an amazing experience and introduction to every species of animal I could think of from Alaska. In addition to seeing the animals like a regular zoo, they... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We enjoyed a private tour and what a tour it was. Steve Kroschel is a hoot and his way on introducing the various animals we saw (wolf, Grizzly bear, wolverine, moose, reindeer, etc...) is just epic. He gives a great show and knows his stuff! My whole family thought it was one of the highlights of our 12-day Yukon-Alaska tour.... More 

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Sag Harbor, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This excursion was recommended by friends and I am so glad we did it. The animals we saw, I will most likely never see again in my life. But the absolute highlight was the "performance" presentation by Steve and Mario. It really was a SHOW. We were mesmerized by the information, stories and wonder of the whole center.

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