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McCarthy River Tours & Outfitters - Day Tours

Kennicott Ave, Boat Barn, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 907-554-1077
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Offering guided day and multi-day raft trips and outfitting for private raft trips in McCarthy Alaska, located in Wrangell St. Elias National Park & Preserve. From 4 hour glacier lake and raft adventures, to multi day adventure raft trips, we offer the best trips in the Wrangells. Come with us and discover some of North America's best undiscovered rivers!
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Kennicott Ave, Boat Barn, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 907-554-1077
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Thank bookworm9992001
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky to have McCarthy River Tours & Outfitters customize our Rafting Tour for us when recently visiting the area. We were so well looked after and taken to an amazing lake where icebergs were floating and we were even able to float...More

Thank Lorri52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sam picked us up at Glacier Lodge and after reaching McCarthy and putting on the protective suits, Sam drove us into the wilderness to reach the Kennicott Lake. The raft was so close, but the ''quicksand'' almost had it's way..A lot of giggling and laughing...More

Thank helenZ9924CL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable experience in a magnificent place. This is a "bucket-list" level trip that could not have been made any more enjoyable by the folks at McCarthy River Tours. Everything that we needed for a safe and comfortable trip was either provided or detailed ahead of...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I highly recommend this trip for those who want a unique adventure in a wild and scenic area. It is not for everyone as you will be "roughing" it, especially if you encounter rainy weather, but if you enjoy camping in a wilderness, this is...More

1  Thank garycF295XS
Reviewed 28 August 2017

My boyfriend and I had a great time on this tour! We went with Logan, and Cassie was our safety. Both are awesome people, clearly enthusiastic about what they do and they made it super fun. It was late in the season so we were...More

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Wanting to get outdoors in Wrangell-St Elias National Park without a strenuous hike, we chose a rafting adventure with McCarthy River Tours and Outfitters that we saw as an option in our Alaska TourSaver Book. We met up with Ethan and Sam at their McCarthy...More

Thank Malise2017
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We booked the 3-4 hours of rafting at Kennicott Lake and Kennicott River. The lake is a bit slow paced and the lake level was very low, but once we got to the river was very exciting. Cassie did an excellent job keeping us on...More

Thank CYF_AK
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Loved our guided glacier day with Ethan so much we went rafting with him the next day! The glacier was spec and we even had it all to ourselves for a while. Great to have a guide point things out. Rafting was so much fun...More

1  Thank SWRWC
Reviewed 15 August 2017

What if I told you that it was possible to have miles of glacier covered peaks, alpine forests, and large rivers all to yourself, with absolutely no signs of man in any direction? No trails, no power lines, and no homesteads. True solitude is still...More

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7 July 2017|
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Response from NikMerlino | Property representative |
We are working on the logistics of getting the CD/DVD offering off the ground, unfortunately I am not sure we will have it all worked out by the start of your trip. If you would like, please call our office at 907-554-1077... More
13 February 2015|
Response from JULIE B | Reviewed this property |
I think you have the wrong location. There is no tasting room or coffee to buy at McCarthy River Tours. And I doubt very much that they are open today!