Private Flightseeing and Rafting Adventure
Your journey begins as you board your private Alaskan bush plane for a thrilling guided flight over Glacier Bay National Park. You'll soar past the Rainbow Glacier and the Davidson Glacier with their stunning waterfall, icefall, crevices and ice towers. Cross over the Chilkat Mountains to the East Arm of Glacier Bay to view the McBride and Muir Glaciers. Keep your eye out for mountain goats on the ice sheets!
Upon arrival in Haines you will meet up with your guide for an incredible drive along the Haines Highway. This road was declared a National Scenic Byway in 2009, and it's easy to understand why as you pass by glacier-clad mountains, colorful wildflowers, and green rivers dotted with bear, moose, and other animals.
Arrive at the famous Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve where you will board a raft for a memorable ride down the Chikat River. Along the way your guide will provide fascinating facts and exciting stories of the area's natural history and life in the Alaskan wilderness. While here you will learn how to spot beautiful bald eagles and appreciate their struggle for survival. Be sure to bring your camera as your hands will be free to take plenty of pictures thanks to your expert guide pushing the raft along.
Once back in Haines you will board a high-speed catamaran for a 45-minute ride back to Skagway via the Lynn Canal with its humpback whales, harbor seals, and a variety of seabirds. A delicious lunch of turkey sandwiches, fruit, cookies and bottled water will be available during your 6.5 hour journey. Vegan and vegetarian options are available (an avocado and cheese or a hummus, onion and spinach sandwich) and every option can be made gluten-free. Snag your seat on this private tour today and get ready to immerse yourself in the stillness and incomparable beauty of the Alaskan wilderness.