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Address: Mile 65.1, Glenn Highway, Sutton, AK
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+1 907-355-5154

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A great experience with a great guide!

This company is now called Alaska Madwater Rafting. Scott is the best guide! He is knowledgeable and safe and we had a blast on the river around Independence Day!

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Rye H
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Eagle River, Alaska
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our rafting trip with Madwater Rafting. It wasn't as intense as other rafting experiences (compared to the New River in WV or the Snake River in WY) but it definitely got your heart pumping a bit! It was a good activity to do while up in the Matsu Valley and pairs nicely with a hike on the Matsu... More 

Thank Kathryn O
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This company is now called Alaska Madwater Rafting. Scott is the best guide! He is knowledgeable and safe and we had a blast on the river around Independence Day!

Thank Rye H
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Scott and his team were awesome and very accomodating for my mother who had hurt her back earlier that day. We eased our group into the rapids at a pace my mother felt comfortable in. Safety briefing was thorough, nothing bad happened, but learned a lot in case of future emergencies! A very fun time for us all. Address has... More 

Thank miraclexo
Palmer, Alaska
1 review
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Had an outstanding time rafting down the Matanuska River with Scott. He's very nice man and an excellent rafter & tour guide. Very fun but safe trip. Had a blast! However, Scott said "Matanuska Madwater Rafting" is now called "Alaska Madwater Rafting" and his new location is mile post 70.1 on the Glenn Highway.

Thank Toddman67625
Stuttgart, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Hey Mad Waterers, here as promised my rating. We had so much fun! My girls opinion about rafting changed from 'oh my god we will die' into 'let's do this again in Germany as soon as we're home'. Good job! Take this as a suggestion and not as criticism: Please set up a sign on the highway. Your driveway is... More 

1 Thank LSc1978
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2012

We took our 9 year old friend on the float trip: wonderful experience! One of the most safety-conscious, pleasant trips we've ever taken with a child! They even included a nice snack at the end, and time to play with the resident friendly dog!

3 Thank taiyaAK
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2010

Agree with the previous review, the ride was safe yet fun, the owner of the company is extremely knowledgable and nice and is much better to go with than the bigger companies. Look for 2 for 1 coupon in Northern Lights book. Highlight of our trip!

3 Thank Sara_Smile_FL
Richmond, VA
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2009

Cannot say enough good things about this organization. Convenient day trip from Anchorage (beautiful drive). This family owned business specializes in a whitewater rafting experience that is safe and enjoyable for the whole family....with just enough whitewater and rapids thrown in to put the excitement into the trip. They take pictures of your experience and give you a CD afterwards... More 

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