A Family Friendly Tour
Our most popular trip in the Alaskan wilderness! Enjoy an exciting raft trip down the Chilkat River through the world famous Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. This exciting adventure takes you through the site of the world’s largest concentration of Bald Eagles.
You’ll enjoy a Nature tour through the ” Valley of the Eagles” to the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve where you’ll meet your river guide. The preserve is 48,000 acres dedicated to the preservation of the Bald Eagle Habitat by the state of Alaska. Your experienced & enthusiastic river guide will then take you on your adventure of discovery through the Alaskan wilderness of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve on one of our safe inflatable rafts.
Along the way your professional guide will inform and entertain you about the natural history of the area, Chilkat Indian Heritage, and Alaskan stories. Each fall thousands of Bald Eagles gather along the Chilkat Valley to feast on late runs of spawning salmon, however there are numerous summer residents as well and you will be able to observe them in their natural habitat. Your guide is an expert in spotting wildlife and you may observe brown bears, black bears, wolves, trumpeter swans and moose. Don’t leave your camera behind for this adventure!
Be prepared to see the natural wonders of the magnificent Chilkat Valley of the Eagles with its stunning mountain peaks and icy blue glaciers. The Chilkat Natives have lived here for thousands of years and you will learn to appreciate their way of life and their concern to preserve this bountiful river valley.
Since there is no white water, this float trip can be experienced by everyone. Bring your camera and sense of adventure! We supply rubber boots & life jackets and rain ponchos when necessary. Please bring an extra pair of socks, gloves and wear layers of clothing. You may want to bring rain gear or waterproof jackets.
Advance reservations are highly recommended.