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Fjord Express To Juneau
IN JUST ONE DAY SEE THE BEST OF THE INSIDE PASSAGE

Depart Haines in the morning and head south thru Lynn Canal, the continent’s longest and deepest glacial fjord. Marine life abounds in these waters, and will highlight your morning voyage. You’ll see hanging glaciers, nesting bald eagles, harbor seals, and humpback or killer whales. There will be a stop at a rookery where hundreds of Steller sea lions gather in summer to breed and pup.

Upon arrival at the dock in Yankee Cove, board a motorcoach and relax while your driver takes you for a scenic, winding, narrated drive through the coastal rain forest of Southeast Alaska to downtown Juneau.

Juneau is a city with a rich and colorful history. Your driver-guide will show you the State Capital Building and the Governor’s Mansion, Mt Roberts Tram, Red Dog Saloon, Alaska State Museum, optional tour to the Dipac Salmon Hatchery, Juneau's shopping district and new Seal Walk to the life size whale sculpture, fresh Alaskan seafood restaurants and more. The bus drops you downtown on the water front at Marine Park, with easy access to restaurants and shopping. Enjoy a leisurely lunch, and take in the sights of Alaska’s capitol. You’ll have approximately four hours of “free” time to explore downtown before re-boarding the bus to Auke Bay for departure.

Downtown Juneau Points of interest:
• Governor’s Mansion            • State Capitol Building       • Downtown and Waterfront                
• Mt. Roberta Tramway         • Alaska State Museum        • St. Nicholas Cathedral
• House of Wickersham         • Red Dog Saloon

Price includes round trip wildlife & sightseeing cruise and bus transfer to downtown, with free time for lunch, shopping & sightseeing.  The Dipac Salmon Hatchery tour is optional, but included in your city tour if you choose to do it.  Complimentary hot beverages and hearty morning & evening snacks served onboard.

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Price  Per Person $177.45  ($169.00 plus $8.45 Tax)

 


Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry

The hearts of downtown Haines and Skagway may be separated by 350 miles by road but they're just a quick 45 minutes trip on the Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry.    Climb aboard a high speed catamaran and find a comfortable seat in the enclosed lower deck, or head upstairs to enjoy unobstructed views of the spectacular Lynn Canal, North America’s longest and deepest fjord.  

Keep an eye out for waterfalls spilling down steep cliffs, glaciers perched on high mountain passes.  If you're lucky, you may even spot a whale surfacing from the deep.  Meanwhile,  the friendly experienced crew will make sure your trip is safe and comfortable between the Haines and Skagway boat harbors, convenietly located just steps from both downtown areas.

Explore Skagway’s colorful Gold Rush past on your schedule. Wander and shop along Skagway’s historic boardwalks and consider taking the White Pass Railroad Summit excursion (see below).

Don’t miss the best of the Inside Passage and the opportunity to visit Skagway from Haines.

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Price Per Person $72.00  (Includes applicable taxes)


Skagway Rail and Sail

Follow the route traveled by thousands of stampeders during the Klondike Gold Rush of '98. Hear their incredible story, and see some of the most ruggedly beautiful scenery in the world.  It's all waiting on a railroad adventure you won't want to miss!

Marvel at rushing rivers, cascading waterfalls, sawtooth mountain ranges and ice-blue glaciers.
Travel over sky-high wooden trestles, and through tunnels carved from solid granite.
Ride in comfort aboard an 1890's style parlor car.
Take a three hour/forty mile round trip to historic White Pass Summit and return.

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Price Per Person $180.00 (Includes applicable taxes)
Includes round-trip passage on the Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry


Photograph by Wouter Radstake


Photograph by Philip Wormald

 
Photograph by Christian Racich


Photograph by Philip Wormald


Photograph by Christian Racich


Photograph by Edward Danskin


CHILKAT BALD EAGLE PRESERVE FLOAT TOUR

Float through the heart of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.  Enjoy a scenic float trip through the Chilkat Valley with great photo opportunities for Eagles and other wildlife amidst the grandeur of Glaciated snow-capped peaks.

Your adventure begins as you board a motorcoach at the Haines Hitch-Up RV Park for a relaxing 40-minute drive up the Haines Highway, a National Scenic Byway, to the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.  Watch for moose and swans in the marshlands as you head up the Chilkat River Valley.   At the preserve, experienced guides await to begin your rafting adventure (not whitewater).  You will float silently down the river on 18 foot inflatable rafts - the best way to observe eagles drawn to feed on the plentiful salmon.  Bears and wolves are also frequent guests at the feast.  Not only rich in wildlife, the preserve is also a place of incredible beauty, with towering mountains, hanging glaciers and lush forests.  You will float past the Native village of Klukwan where the Tlingit people have lived for centuries on the bounty of this beautiful wilderness.

After your float, you'll enjoy a riverside picnic.  You tour concludes with a return ride to the Haines Hitch-Up RV park with a myriad of unforgettable memories.

Tour duration:  4 hours    Activity level:  Easy    Wheelchair acess:  No
Min. Age  7 years    Max. Weight  350 lbs    No expectant mothers past 20 weeks
Food:  Picnic style lunch    Provided equipment:  Life vests, rubber boots, ponchos
Liability Waiver Required

Price per person: $140.32  ($133.00 Plus $7.32 Tax)

Include a visit to the native village of Klukan, the mother village of the Tlingit nation, with the above scenic float trip down the river.  Loacted at the confluence of three rivers, this historic village has seen a multitude of generations.  For hundreds of years the Tlingits have lived off the bounty of this special place.  And still today you will see them fishing and smoking their catch at the river's edge.  You will have the opportunity to learn and experience the fascinating cultural history of the Tlingit people.  You will enjoy a native cultural performance and orientation which includes a visit to a Tlingit long house and a visit to the Adze shed to see totem and canoe carving.  You'll experience the salmon smoke and salmon drying houses.

Duration including the fload trip:  5 hours    Available on Wednesdays only
See above notations and requirements for this and the float trip

Price per person Float trip plus Klukwan Native Cultural Experience  $221.55  ($210.00 plus $11.55 tax)

 


KAYAKING AT CHILKOOT LAKE

Immerses yourself in the incredible beauty of wild Alaska on a kayaking adventure to Chilkoot Lake.  This exciting paddle provides opportunities to see breathtaking glaciers, waterfalls, and wildlife with knowledgeable guides.

Join professional kayak guides for an exciting paddling adventure on the gorgeous Chilkoot Lake.  This is a fantastic paddle for all abilities and no experience is necessary.

Once you have arrived at the water you will receive a brief safety orientation, be outfitted with floatation vest and rubber boots, and get familarized with your sea kayak.  At least the next 1.5 hours will be spent enjoying the breath-taking scenery that Alaska is famous for.

You will be surrounded with towering mountains, glaciers, rivers, and fabulous wildlife.  There are frequent sightings of otters, eagles, bears and more.  There will be plenty of time to enjoy the incredible scenery, take pictures of the astounding wildlife and enjoy the delicious picnic lunch!  This is a great family experience and kids are welcome.  Don't forget to bring your camera.

Trip includes transportation from and back to the Haines Hitch-Up RV Park, all equipment including sea-kayak, paddles, flotation vest & rubber boots, expert guides & a picnic style lunch!  The exact kayaking location may vary with weather conditions.

Activity Level:  No experience is necessary - whatever your age or skll level, your expert guides makes this unforgettable experience easy.
Restrictions:  Children must be 8 years or older to participate.  Guests over 6'6" or 275 lbs may not fit comfortably into kayaks.
Tour duration:      4 hours       Liability Waiver Required

Price per person   $120.27  ($114.00 Plus $6.27 Tax)

 


Last Frontier ATV Adventure

Explore the Alaska wilderness while driving 2 or 4 person side/side sport UTVs!  Great wildlife viewing opportunities and scenic views.  Enjoy over 16 miles of backcountry travel.

Your knowledgeable guide will meet and pick you up at the Haines Hitchup RV Park for a 26 mile drive along the National Scenic Byway thru the Chilkat Bale Eagle Preserve to their remote staging area.  At the staging area, you'll receive a briefing on their sport syle UTVs (side-by-sides) from your guides.  Guests wishing to drive must be at least 21 years old and with a valid driver's license.  There are a combination of 2-person and 4-person machines to accommodate varying group sizes and families.  There are several spots along the tour where you can swap drivers to give everyone some time at the wheel.  The UTVs are automatic transmission and drive similar to a car for ease of operation.  These high performance UTVs are fun to drive and a great way to explore the Alaska wilderness.

Over the next 15 miles of gravel road & packed trail, your guide will lead you through a series of remote areas where you'll exolore the 'wilds' of Alaska!  As you drive along beaver ponds and mountain meadows you may spot swans, salmon, eagles, bears or moose along the way.  You will cross over Little Salmon creek and ascend to a series of viewpoints overlooking the Klehini, Tsirku and Chilkat River Valleys.  The area is surrounded by 360 degrees of snow-capped glaciated peaks and there are many incredible viewpoints for photo breaks.

Along the way you will enjoy a picnic lunch while you bask in the surrounding mountain views.  After lunch you will descend the mountain and make your way back to the private staging area before returning by bus back to the Haines Hitch-Up RV park.

Tour duration:   4 hours    Available limited days mid-May to mid-July then daily to mid Sept.
Activity Level:  Easy    Min. Age:  12    Liability Waiver Required    Provided Equipment:  Helmet & UTV    
Recommended clothing:  Stable closed toed shoes required for drivers.  Dress in layers and bring rain gear. 

Price per person   $155.09  ($147.00 Plus $8.09 Tax)


Wildlife Sarari & Bear Viewing

Visit Haines and the wildlife rich corridor of the Chilkoot River.  Experience the natural world of Alaska with an experienced naturalist.  Haines is home to magnificent wildlife and breathtaking views of the natural world!  With an experienced naturalist as your guide, you will see and learn about the plants and animals that make up the 'wilds' of Alaska.

Your guide will pick you up at the Haines Hitch-Up RV park in a 15 passenger van to explore the area's native culture, fascinating history and incredible scenery!  You'll start with a narrated drive through historic For Seward, the first military base in Alaska.  Leaving town you will journey through the amazing Chilkoot Valley.  On your journey to the Chilkoot River corridor you'll take in coastal views along the longest fjord in North America, you may spot seals, sea lions, porpoise and whales feeding in these rich waters.

The Chilkoot River is home to some of the best bear viewing in Alaska!  The river's huge salmon runs bring large numbers of bears every year.  Situated amongst rugged glaciated peaks it is home to numerous brown bears, mountain goats, salmon, river otters, and innumerable bald eagles.  This area is a birdwatchers paradise with abundant local and migratory birds.  Powerful spotting scopes or binoculars allow close-range views of mountain goats grazing in high alpine meadows and nesting eagles.

After capturing images and experiencing the incredible natural beauty and wildlife of the Chilkoot River corridor, you will enjoy a seaside picnic of sandwiches, chips, fruit, and cookies.  Following lunch you'll head to the mouth of the Chilkat River, home to the largest concentration of bald eagles in the world.  Your final stop is habitat to all five species of wild Pacific salmon, drawing all of Alaska's predators to its shores.  The four ice-capped mountain ranges that surround the Chilkat River provide an unparalleled photography opportunities.  A short drive will return you back to the Haines Hitch-Up RV Park.

Tour duration:   4 hours    Available mid July to mid Sept.
Activity Level:  Easy    Wheelchair access:  No    Food:  Picnic style lunch
Provided Equipment:  shared spotting scopes & binoculars 
Recommended clothing:  Dress in layers and bring rain gear. 
Liability Waiver Required

Price per person   $139.26  ($132.00 Plus $7.26 Tax)

* Includes Applicable Taxes