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Jet Boat Adventure and Haines Highlights - Haines Departure

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    What to Expect
    Where the road ends, your adventure begins! Experience the true wilderness that Alaska is famous for on our narrated river tour in the heart of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve which explores miles of tributaries of the stunning glacially carved, braided Chilkat River system. Meet your guide and embark on a short tour of this quaint town with the Chilkat Mountains in the backdrop. Then it’s off to the adventure part of your tour as your guide drives you up the Haines Scenic Byway to the private property of River Adventures. This is where you prepare for your jet boat tour and your journey through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. The boat is powered by very quiet four stroke outboard jet motors, and is uncovered for the best wildlife, scenery, and photography opportunities. Moose are often the highlight of the tour along with bald eagles with their massive nests that are dotted along the river banks. If you encounter a moose, bear or any other wildlife, your captain can stop the boat so you can get your Alaska photo of a lifetime!

    This excursion offers everything in a small group setting of up to 24 guests maximum. Warm and friendly staff provide customer service at the highest level. Extra outerwear to stay warm and dry is provided as well as lunch in a covered, heated pavilion with modern facilities. So bring a smile and you will leave with memories, photos, and a greater appreciation for the Alaskan wilderness and the people who call it their home!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cruise Ship Pier or Hotel pick up upon request
    Departure Time
    Departure times vary in accordance with schedule and availability. A time will be suggested once booking is complete.
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to pick up location
    Inclusions
    • Port pickup
    • Haines town tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned mini-bus
    • 1.5 hour scenic jet boat tour
    • Jackets, Gloves, Ear Muffs, and Lap Blankets will be provided for the jet boat portion of the tour if needed
    • Local taxes
    • Lunch
    • Beverages
    • Driver/Guide/Captain
    • Local guide
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please dress in warm layers and comfortable shoes
    • You must reconfirm with supplier for exact departure time as it changes daily. Failure to reconfirm may result in tour cancellation.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Minimum number of 2 guests applies. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Wheelchairs and Scooters cannot be accomodated
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We booked this tour seperately from the cruise ship and were glad for it. Our tour was able to go longer than the regular tour because of this. Our guide Rustin was extremely knowledgable and did everything possible to get us views of wildlife while pointing out many interesting
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    An easy way to penetrate into remote area to see bald and golden eagles.. Probably a 40-minute ride by bus to the jet boats. Fortunately these people know that guests don't show up with sufficient cold weather clothing. Jet boats at speed on a river of 38-degree water is a cold
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    Response from JetBoatAlaska, Marketing at Jet Boat Adventure and Haines Highlights - Haines Departure
    Responded 8 Sep 2019
    Robert H, Thank you for taking the time to leave an informative review, we appreciate our guests feedback. Reviews like yours provides information for future guests. Providing adequate gear is important when you are in changing climates. We want our guests as comfortable and focused on spotting wildlife and enjoying the Alaskan scenery. Best Regards, Chilkat River Adventures
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    My favorite Alaskan excursion was in Haines on the Chilkat River Advertures, Inc. jet boat tour. Taken in August 2019 it was so much fun. A jet boat is calmer than it sounds. It seats about a dozen, well wrapped up guests and can maneuver all over the river, up little streams
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    Response from JetBoatAlaska, Markting Department at Jet Boat Adventure and Haines Highlights - Haines Departure
    Responded 8 Sep 2019
    Lee L, Thank you for sharing your experience on our tour, we appreciate your feedback. We love sharing the beauty of Alaska with our customers, Rustin does a great job explaining the different species of wildlife that inhabit our land. Best Regards, Chilkat River Adventures
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    Magnificent, awesome—no words can adequately describe this adventure. Our guide Rustin Goodin made the day, getting the boat as close as possible to eagles Trumpter Swans a moose and not one but two big brown bears and a cub. Really up close. The river mountains and forest were
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    Response from JetBoatAlaska, Marketing Department at Jet Boat Adventure and Haines Highlights - Haines Departure
    Responded 8 Sep 2019
    GypsyRoseBrisbane, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, Alaskas beauty is breathtaking and Rusting throughly enjoys sharing it with his guests. Best Regards, Chilkat River Adventures
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    We had a fantastic day with Rustin , was knowledgeable, adventurous and above all - with a great sense of humor. Highly recommended.
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    Response from JetBoatAlaska, Marketing Department at Jet Boat Adventure and Haines Highlights - Haines Departure
    Responded 8 Sep 2019
    Adiamital, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, Rustin truly enjoys sharing Alaska with his guests.
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