Wilderness Odyssey by Jetboat
Available all year
Enjoy a narrated drive on Haines Highway, passing Fort William H. Seward, a National Historic Landmark.
You will have a great chance to photograph wildlife and scenery as you glide along the Chilkat River in a jetboat.
Have the chance to spot moose, bears, eagles, swans, and other species of Alaskan wildlife.
Gain valuable knowledge of the Alaskan wilderness from your expert naturalist guides.
Take a transfer to the jetboat facility to meet your river captains. After a short briefing, you’ll head out onto the glacier-fed Chilkat River. Explore its many channels and look for wildlife like moose, bears, eagles, and swans. All the while, the expert naturalists will be providing commentary. After your inspiring tour, return to the jetboat landing and enjoy a snack and hot drinks by our campfire.
Remarks/requirements: Waterproof jackets, windproof blankets, gloves, and earmuffs are included. A picnic lunch is provided. Restrooms are available at the pier and at the jetboat launch. We recommend wearing warm, weatherproof layers.
Menu: Variety of sandwich wraps, chips, cookies, hot and cold drinks
Walking information: Walking to the bus, getting on and off the bus, walking to the boat on slightly uneven ground and down a 10-foot boat ramp
Wheelchair accessible: No
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