Plan your perfect Alaskan rafting trip with these special tips.
Floating down the river, you hear the rush of water approaching. Suddenly you see them: the unmistakable caps of whitewater.
white-knuckled yet smiling from ear to ear
Before you know it you’re in the middle of the rapids, holding on tight as water splashes all around. You spin and speed down the raging tides, white-knuckled yet smiling from ear to ear.
relax on a gentle float through a silent stretch of pristine Alaska wilderness
Or perhaps you’d prefer to skip the rollercoaster ride and relax on a gentle float through a silent stretch of pristine Alaska wilderness, as nature goes about its business.Whether you choose a whitewater adventure or a scenic float trip, visitors will enjoy their time on the water, regardless of age or ability.
connect with nature in Alaska
These trips are some of the best ways to connect with nature in Alaska. You’re outdoors, away from motors and exhaust, working closely in concert with the water. Because of our massive glacier runoff and rainwater drainage, Alaskan rivers serve up more adventure than most anything you’d find in the Lower 48—from the Kenai Peninsula’s Sixmile River to Denali’s Nenana River.
There are so many amazing adventures to be had in Alaska. So why should you go Alaska whitewater rafting or calm water rafting?
why go Alaska whitewater rafting
Alaska rafting puts you and your family in the middle of nature, with up-close views of Alaska’s wildlife.
Rafting is one of Alaska’s best values as a 2-3 hour Alaska whitewater rafting trip or could cost between only $50-85.
plan the perfect Alaskan rafting trip
When planning your rafting trip, make sure you pick the right style for you. There are two basic types:
Think rollercoaster ride: Calm water followed by raging tides. You’ll be white-knuckled but smiling. It’s nothing “too crazy.” Even first-timers can handle it, and your guides are experienced in safety and fun.
Sounds relaxing and it is. Relax and gently float through a silent stretch of peaceful Alaska wilderness, as nature continues around you.
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