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Jet Boat Adventure from Haines

Price: $139.00
Children (Ages 4 and under) are free but must be accounted for.
This tour operates from May to September.
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Jet Boat Adventure from Haines

Explore miles of tributaries on the stunning, glacially-carved Chilkat River system. A local professional guide/naturalist ensures your comfort every step of the way and provides entertaining, informative narration. This Haines shore excursion is ideal for nature lovers and adventurers. When you arrive to Haines, be sure to enjoy the amazing scenery around you. From the mountains to the Chilkoot Intel, to the quaintness of Haines. This town is known as Alaska's Adventure Capital, ask any local and they will agree!

Meet your dock representative at the end of the pier and embark on your journey to your amazing jet boat adventure! Enjoy a scenic drive to the Jet Boat facility where they have all the amenities for your comfort.

The adventure part of your tour is next. Your friendly local guide/naturalist and certified Captain, will assist you for your jet boat journey through a small portion of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve on a powerful, yet quite and uncovered boat for the best views of wildlife, scenery and amazing photo opportunities. Moose are often the highlight of the tour along with bald eagles and their massive nests dotting the river banks.

The captain will stop the boat when water depths allow, so you can capture an Alaskan photo for the ages! This Haines excursion is designed for small groups, ensuring comfort and maximum attention from your guide/naturalist. Warm and friendly staff provide exceptional customer service. A boxed lunch will be provided for you to take onboard the bus on your scenic drive back to Haines where you will make a stop at the American Bald Eagle Foundation, a must visit while in Haines. Live Raptors are available for viewing plus a great display of all the wildlife that inhabit the Chilkat Valley. Don't forget the gift shop where you can shop for memorabilia to take with you to remember your trip by. Book today for an Alaskan experience of a lifetime and leave with an appreciation for this beautiful place that the Locals love to call their home.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration
4 Hours
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
A boxed meal of chicken Caesar wraps, a cookie, and water. A vegetarian option is available with advanced notice at least 24 hours prior to your tour. This includes a boxed meal veggie Caesar wrap, a cookie, and water.
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable, warm layered clothing, a jacket, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
Guests must be able to step in and out of the vehicle and jetboat. This tour can accommodate collapsible wheelchairs, but guests cannot use them in the vehicle, nor on the jetboat. This tour cannot accommodate motorized scooters.
5 Stars5Based On 5 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsAmazing boat rideSeptember 17, 2018

Reviewer: Jacalee Michaelis
We enjoyed this excursion; the company provided blankets, warm rain-resistant jackets and even gloves. We saw some wildlife and learned a lot about some of the animals' different behaviors and adaptations. Lunch was good but very rushed, leading to an afternoon of indigestion. I appreciated being on the water for as long a time as we were; would rather have skipped lunch after though.

5 Starsjet boatOctober 06, 2017

Reviewer: rick
entirely happy with the tour and the guide

5 StarsJet boat river tourSeptember 29, 2017

Reviewer: Butch Harvey
It was raining and the river was very swollen, but we had a great time. The staff was great and our guide was fantastic. We saw eagles and moose.

5 StarsGreat time!September 29, 2017

Reviewer: John & Sherry Poole
We had a super time on this tour. There were only 4 of us in our boat so we felt "special". The way they bundle you up for the boat ride is hilarious -.you are reminded of the bundled up little boy of The Christmas Story as you waddle down to the dock. Even tho it rained, we had a really good time. Our captain was very knowledgeable of the area and we saw Salmon swimming up stream and even saw a Moose. Had a great time & would do this one agsin!

5 StarsChilkat river runNovember 15, 2016

Reviewer: Donna
Had a great time jetting on the Chilkat river. Our guide was very personable, skilled & knowledgeable of Haines & the river. They bundled us up in additional clothes before we left & I was grateful as it was especially chilly on the ride back. Unfortunately we didn't see any big wildlife like moose out there on the river's edge but it was beautiful scenery nonetheless.

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