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Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines

By Haines Rafting Company
Recommended by 98% of travellers
This number is based on the percentage of all Tripadvisor reviews for this product that have a bubble rating of 4 or higher
from
€612.07
per group (up to 4)
from
€612.07
per group (up to 4)

Lowest price guaranteeFree cancellation

Ages 0-120
Duration:5h
Start time: Check availability
Ticket type:Mobile
English, Spanish


  • Local guide
  • Rafting equipment
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Snacks
  • Pickup and drop-off
What's not included
  • Gratuities


Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Airports:
  • Haines Municipal Airport, 728 Main St, Haines, AK 99827
  • Ports:
  • Port Chilkoot Dock - Cruise Ship Dock, Haines, AK 99827, USA
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 7405P1

  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available; please advise at time of booking if required
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

How much is Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines?
Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines price starts from €622.20. Discover and book Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines on Tripadvisor
What is the Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines cancellation policy?
Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines on Tripadvisor
Which company provides Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines?
Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines is hosted by Haines Rafting Company. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Haines Rafting Company on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines on Tripadvisor
How much time do I need for Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines?
On average, this experience will take approximately 5h. Discover and book Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 7405P1

About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

kgirard101
kgirard101
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Tatshenshini Outfitting
Speaking from years of experience, Haines Rafting is the best river outfitter I've ever worked with. Andy supported
Sewie2
Sewie2
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Tatshenshini outfitting
Used Haines Rafting to outfit our Tatshenshini trip. From the first email to the last handshake, they have been no
Lisa B
Lisa B
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Stranded in Haines
Our cruise was scheduled to stop in Skagway, however, a tanker spilling jet full caused use to dock in Haines Alask
Christopher N
Christopher N
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Great time
We were a group of 6 ( 3 adults and 3 children). They managed to put us in one raft, the guide included the childre
BRIAN D
BRIAN D
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RAFTING EXHILARATION
Chose this event due to the beauty of the area AND the proximity of eagles in the wild. Our guide was experienced,
patrick b
patrick b
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Fantastic day on the river
We took a trip with both our 3yr old and his grandparents who have some mobility issues and it was great! It was w
David B
David B
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Tatshenshini/Alsek River
Haines River Rafting did a fantastic job outfitting our 12 day trip on the Tatshenshini. The equipment was appropri
Patricia D
Patricia D
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Great fun on the river
We took this trip with Lizzie as our guide. There were 6 of us altogether. She was great fun and even had to get ou
Danielle M
Danielle M
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Fantastic!! - Eagle Preserve Float
If Tripadvisor allowed a higher rating than five, I would give Haines Rafting Company a 10+. Even though the weath
Alisen D
Alisen D
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Tatshenshini - Alsek River Adventure
This is pretty simple - if you're going on a river anywhere near Haines, Alaska, then book with Haines Rafting Comp
ashaeronn
ashaeronn
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Fabulous!!
The scenery was breathtaking. We saw lots of eagles and two bears (from a safe distance). Our guides, Sam and And
drmlmom
drmlmom
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Float Trip
We had fabulous weather and Scott Ramsey was our guide. So many good things about the whole Adventure, highly recom
emilyeaco
emilyeaco
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Eagle Preserve Float Trip
Fantastic- our guide, Pat, was both knowledgeable and generally seemed like a neat guy to be around. The trip itsel
Noel M
Noel M
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Worth the effort
A totally relaxing way to explore the Chilkat river in safe experienced hands. The morning was spent viewing eagles
Peter P
Peter P
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Lovely trip in nature
We had a tremendous time on our rafting trip with Andy and Sam. The weather was great (one of the few sunny days o
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Patricia S
5 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
Smooth sailing with Scott Ramsey, Ian, Cordelia, and the whole crew! Eagles are unpredictable—a matter of spotting them perched high or rapidly flying overhead. Our raft captain knew where to take us, how to deftly guide the raft through occasional barriers and obstacles, and then served a bagged deli-style lunch and hot chocolate that hit the spot. My only regret is forgetting to bring binoculars, but I still saw around a dozen eagles and a few nests. Scott was especially enlightening about what it’s like to live in the area and kept us all in happy spirits. Great job!
Written 2 September 2022
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Chase H.
Bentonville, AR5 contributions
Aug 2020 • Friends
Haines Rafting Company was an outstanding experience. Andy (our guide) was knowledgeable, friendly, and experienced in all aspects of the trip. They worked with us when our schedule suddenly changed due to weather and put us in top notch wildlife viewing on the river. Great for the group looking for a more personal experience. I highly recommend Andy and his crew.
Written 14 August 2020
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jlp1330
Marion, IN6 contributions
Saw so many eagles! The day was chilly and rainy, but still enjoyable. They provided ponchos and boots, but I should have taken gloves and more layers. It was still an awesome experience. Our guides, Cordelia and Liv were also great and entertaining! It took a while to get there due to the transfer from Skagway to Haines, but our cruise ship handled the arrangements and it was still seamless.
Written 16 September 2022
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TheresaAC
Cary, North Carolina51 contributions
Aug 2022
I took this tour from a cruise ship out of Skagway, AK. This made for a long day, so I would suggest you take the excursion out of Haines, AK for a more enjoyable day. I went in mid August and a long sleeved shirt and rain jacket was fine as it didn't rain. The ride was enjoyable through the Preserve and we did see a few Eagles. The guides were very knowledgeable and eager to answer all our questions.
Written 5 September 2022
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Richard P
Gravois Mills, MO7 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
We had a tremendous experience rafting the fast moving, shallow Tsirku river. Our guide, Liv, was exceptional and made the day a total blast. A real
must for a true Alaskan outing.
Written 8 August 2022
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emhfoodie
Pasadena, CA22 contributions
Aug 2018 • Family
This tour was great. It was really more like a river raft ride than a "float" -- the ride being fun in and of itself and tranquil and the "real thing" rather than the Grizzly Rapids Ride at Disneyland!. We saw tons of eagles and had a fascinating tour guide in our raft. Really, really fun and totally worth doing. My two teens enjoyed it almost as much as I did.
Written 27 August 2018
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DCMomof2
Washington DC, DC75 contributions
Aug 2018 • Family
Our family of 5 (83 year old grandma, 2 adults, a 14 year old and 11 year old) all loved our float adventure. It was a great way to explore the Chilkat with beauty everywhere you look. The raft ride itself was pleasant. Passengers are not required to do any work other than look for eagles and to bounce up and down should you get stuck in a narrow pat. We saw A TON of eagles - some were incredibly close. It was thrilling. The guides were all friendly and knowledgeable. A bus and guide will meet cruise passengers at the pier and transport them to/from the raft adventure. We were fortunate enough to have Scott Ramsey who gave us a great history of the town and gave us a tour en route. Lunch is provided and there are port-a-potties available before and after the rafting. We actually selected Holland America based on this excursion and it did not disappoint! Holland America is currently the only cruise line allowed to visit Haines on a weekly basis. We highly recommend this outing and we also highly recommend a visit to Haines. It was our favorite town.
Written 31 August 2018
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WSE704
York, PA7 contributions
Sep 2017 • Couples
My wife and I were fortunate to have a stellar weather day for our guided float trip (9/20/17) through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Mild temps, sunshine, minimal breeze and fall colors was more than we could ask for. There were also only 2 others on the trip with us which made it a very personal experience. Smooth pick-up at cruise ship dock and we were off for a pleasant van ride to our launch location on the River. The float was great as we saw probably 100 + bald eagles during the journey. Some of them in trees, on the river banks, on rocks in the river and flying around. We easily floated past some eagles that were less than 30 yards away. Our guide (Becky) was super knowledgeable, friendly and capable on the river. You could tell she really enjoys what she does. At the take-out point our van driver (Sam) had snacks and hot drinks waiting for us. Of the drive back to our cruise ship we were provided in more information about the area from Sam & Becky which was quite interesting. This trip with Haines Rafting Company is highly recommended!
Written 3 October 2017
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BlueStar01
Miami, FL58 contributions
Jun 2016 • Family
I book this excursion on June 14 2016 during my Royal Caribbean Cruise in Alaska.

The value of this adventure is way more than what you pay for it. A very well trained staff will take you into some rafts and then you will enjoy some hours of memorable, peaceful trip down the river. Have you camera on hand. Eagles, bears and mooses are part of the landscape.

In addition, the port of Haines is lovely. 100 % recommended.
Written 3 July 2016
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kate397
Boston, MA3 contributions
Aug 2014 • Family
We spent half a day rafting with Andy in the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve and had a great time. Andy is friendly, knowledgeable, and good company for an afternoon. While floating down the river we learned a lot about its history and geology, local ecology, and (of course) bald eagles. A stop along the bank turned up moose, bear, and bald eagle tracks, moose scat, salmon bones, a short and pretty lesson in how plants start growing in land newly deposited by the river, and a chance to experience the famous boot-sucking mud made of glacial silt. The snacks and hot drinks at the end were an unexpectedly luxurious touch. Andy loves being on the river and it shows in his comfortable, competent style. What a pleasant addition to our few days in Haines!
Written 8 August 2014
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