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Ocean Raft Adventure

Price: $159.00
Tour operates May through September.
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Ocean Raft Wildlife Adventure Shore Tour

We will start this Skagway shore excursion by outfitting you in the same gear worn by US Coast Guard rescue teams. Everyone will wear a one-piece exposure suit to keep you warm and dry throughout the trip. This suit fits right over your regular clothing. You will also have Oakley goggles, gloves and balaclavas (head covering) provided to enhance the experience.

After you are outfitted for this Skagway shore trip, we will board the vessel in the Skagway boat harbor, right next to the cruise ship docks. After a brief safety orientation aboard the boat, we will race out into Tayia Inlet and begin our tour of North America's longest and deepest Fjord.

On this tour, you will be riding on the same type of boat used by U.S. Navy Seals and Coast Guard rescue teams. With its deep V hull surrounded by inflatable tubes, this boat is designed to deliver a comfortable ride in any ocean condition. Its special design allows us to get extra-close to the shore while exploring hidden coves, waterfalls, beaches and wildlife. You will straddle our custom shock-absorbing seats as we race by the steep rock walls of this spectacular fjord. On this fun filled two hour adventure tour, your Captain will make multiple stops for photo opportunities and wildlife sightings are abundant. Eagles seem to be everywhere and keep your eyes open looking for seals, mountain goats and the occasional whale.

Our US Coast Guard certified Captains will provide a colorful narrative while under way, sharing their extensive knowledge of local animals, plants, history and geology. On occasion, the captain will turn the engines off, allowing you to soak in the sights and sounds of this pristine Alaskan wilderness.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, Active
Tour Duration
2 Hours
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Shore Excursion Leaves From
Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
Dress in layers appropriate for changing weather conditions and temperatures. You will be provided with a one-piece exposure suit that will keep you warm and dry, Oakley goggles, gloves, and Balaclavas.
Guests must be able to step in and out of raft without a railing. Minimum age to participate is 10, and guests over 350 pounds cannot participate. Guests with neck, back or hip ailments and pregnant woman can not participate. All guests are required to sign a waiver. All extra belongings will be locked up at the main office and not to be brought on the boat.
5 Stars5Based On 48 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsSo much fun!November 19, 2019

Reviewer: Lisa Heffner
We had a blast, it was a full adventure, highly recommend.

5 Starsocean raft adventureAugust 09, 2019

Reviewer: julie Mead
It was a really fun time with a lot of interesting information about the area of Skagway! The boat ride was real fast and exciting. The staff was amazing.

5 StarsOcean RaftingAugust 08, 2019

Reviewer: Ralph Lindemann
Great fun. Got close to seals, Bald Eagles, waterfalls, mussels etc. Narrative provided by personnel was illuminating and fascinating. Ride was fantastic.. Equipment kept us warm and dry, exhilarating experience. Ocean Raft personnel were friendly, informative and went the extra mile to make it fun.

5 StarsFun TripJuly 25, 2019

Reviewer: Sweta Somasi
Excellent excursion. Very well executed. The captain and the naturalist were on time, knowledgeable, fun and competent. Good use of 2 hours!

5 StarsFunJuly 24, 2019

Reviewer: Rita LoGiudice
Excellent and fun

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