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Great trip! Thanks Jonathon!

Comfortable vehicle, friendly driver! Picked us up at the B&B and returned us to there the next... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Chris S
Venetia, Pennsylvania
Safe and Interesting Access to Kennecott

Kennicott Shuttle is a great way to gain access to the Kennecott/McCarthy region without risking... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
Neil H
Copper Center, Alaska
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Comfortable vehicle, friendly driver! Picked us up at the B&B and returned us to there the next day!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Kennicott Shuttle is a great way to gain access to the Kennecott/McCarthy region without risking damage to your vehicle on the infamous McCarthy Road. The local-resident drivers share their insight to the region as you traverse. I suggest spending at least one night in either...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Great service - Great experience. The tour to McCarthy takes about 3,5 hours from Copper Center. But the driver and guide was very friendly and informative, and did what he could to make it easy for us. We made several stops both ways, and we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Jorn
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

We reserved a round-trip shuttle to Kennicott from Chitina. It was a 12 passenger van that had seen better days in the years past. The seats were very uncomfortable mostly due to the many years of wear. The suspension was well worn as were the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

We booked this shuttle from Princess but princess uses this shuttle service. My recommendation- Flu out with Wrangell air and take the bus shuttle back. We did reverse only because I took so long to decide that the flight out was sold out. still happy...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 22, 2016

We were picked up at our B & B and driven in to Wrangell-St. Elias. It's a 2 1/2 hour drive but our driver stopped at several scenic places on the way in and out (nice views and clean rest rooms)..He also provided a good...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank avidNHtraveler
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I booked online the transfer from Kenny Lake to McCarthy with some question but they never reply to me at all! They even sent me a confirmation mail. So I was wondering if booking was accepted or not.. Finally shuttle bus comes but I was...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

We were looking to visit Wrangell St. Elias National Park near Copper Center, Alaska. We knew we could not drive the RV on the McCarthy Road (gravel road) and we contacted the Kennicott Shuttle which provides round trip transportation from the Copper Center area to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank PeninaPaula
Reviewed July 19, 2016

We rode the shuttle to McCarthy in June 2016 and flew back but I would happily have gone both ways on the bus since the weather let us down on the flight. There is really no way the ride can be improved because you are...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank andeena
Reviewed October 16, 2015

There is a regular shuttle that runs from McCarthy to Kennecott during peak season. Is a 15 min ride and 5$ each way. During our visit is not yet a season, everything in Kennecott was closed. The shuttle didn't run regularly but were lucky enough...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank ShavyB
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May 19, 2018|
Response from VickiJ234 |
Hi Gemma and Nick this is Kennicott Shuttle responding...you are looking for answers from the McCarthy/Kennicott Shuttle. They run the shuttle from the footbridge to McCarthy and Kennicott.
February 25, 2018|
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Response from Neil H |
I don't feel that booking over two weeks in advance is necessary. However, if you're fairly certain of your plans, there is no harm in making advance booking. I really recommend staying the night in either Kennecott or... More