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Haines Rafting Company specializes in private and small group excursions by raft and van into the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Trips depart daily May through September from Haines and Skagway Alaska. See Bald Eagles, Glaciers, North America's...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Haines, AK 99827-1455
+1 907-314-0340
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guides were Great! Very Skilled, Knowledgeable and Friendly. Saw lots of Eagles. Longer trip down the river then other raft companies on the river that day. (Recommend wearing layers as little cooler on river, Rubber Boots provided, bring thick Sock) Smoked Salmon served as snack...More

Thank LeeB43123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a half-hour ride from Haines by van, we embarked in rafts on the braided Chilkat River through a preserve of startling beauty and a whole host of animals, including moose lurking in the bushes. However, we were here to see bald eagles and we...More

Thank Marf13669
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haines River Rafting did a fantastic job outfitting our 12 day trip on the Tatshenshini. The equipment was appropriate and durable, the food was great and plentiful. This is an adventure of a lifetime. If you do not have the skills for class 3 whitewater...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in a real outdoor adventure this is it. The guides were very knowledgeable and extremely friendly. The river was very peaceful, no one else insight, just eagles. Plenty of beautiful eagles in their natural habitat. All of the guides work very...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We took this trip with Lizzie as our guide. There were 6 of us altogether. She was great fun and even had to get out and push the raft at one time when it got stuck on gravel. We all had to bounce up and...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed June 25, 2018

My family and I recently went on the float trip down the Chilkat river. Our guide, Andy, not only knew the river like the back of his hand, he was also a fabulous historian and I left the trip with a deeper sense of the...More

Thank ava487
Reviewed June 8, 2018

My wife and I book a half day float trip in Haines. We are the only two people that day on the raft which can take four persons (They also have raft that can take eight people), and get an excellent trip with Andy, the...More

Thank hyjsu
Reviewed October 9, 2017

If Tripadvisor allowed a higher rating than five, I would give Haines Rafting Company a 10+. Even though the weather did not co-operate (pouring rain the entire time), our guide and company owner, Andy, made our river-rafting excursion a truly memorable experience. His in depth...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed October 3, 2017

My wife and I were fortunate to have a stellar weather day for our guided float trip (9/20/17) through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Mild temps, sunshine, minimal breeze and fall colors was more than we could ask for. There were also only 2 others...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

This is pretty simple - if you're going on a river anywhere near Haines, Alaska, then book with Haines Rafting Company. Our trip was 10 months in the planning, and Andy was with us the whole way, answering a million questions, and providing names of...More

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June 25, 2017|
Response from Rafter2014 | Property representative |
Hi, Andy here from Haines Rafting Company. Mornings are typically better for seeing eagles. They are still feeding at that point and are more likely to be close to the river. Other wildlife is more sporadic but we have... More