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Denali Wilderness Safaris

#4 of 4 things to do in Cantwell Features Animals
Mile 216 of the Parks Highway, Box 181, Cantwell, AK 99729
+1 907-768-2550
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Great Trip - fun and informative!

This is a long overdue review. I went on a day trip with the Talkeetna River Guides last summer and... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Providence, RI
We Were Taken for a Ride for Sure!

We signed up for the Wilderness Living Adventure and Dog Cart Tour expecting to receive what was... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Mile 216 of the Parks Highway, Box 181, Cantwell, AK 99729
+1 907-768-2550
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a long overdue review. I went on a day trip with the Talkeetna River Guides last summer and we really had a great time. The boat ride was great as were the on-land activities. But what I liked the most were the guides...More

Thank Pat23456
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We signed up for the Wilderness Living Adventure and Dog Cart Tour expecting to receive what was advertised. It sounded interesting and from the promotional ads on the Denali hotel TV it looked like it would be worthwhile. There were only 3 of us picked...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

The Wilderness Living Adventure and Dog Cart Ride provides an interesting way to learn about the lifestyles of various people who live in this beautiful place. The first stop was at a riverside camp in Denali National Park where we heard about the way of...More

Thank Jill3216_13
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Ed, the driver picked us up at the Princess Lodge. He gave interesting facts about the area and his personal history in Alaska while he drove. At the destination, the host (whose name I forgot) served hot chocolate and a warm snicker doodle type of...More

Thank justdiana655
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The talk about the pelts was interesting. But that is about it!!! The panning for gold was absolutely a waste of time. You will find maybe 3 slivers of gold. I did not even bother doing that one. The rest of the group I was...More

Thank dursomaryann2
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I chose a Jet boat tour to enjoy the river and the Denali scenery around me Zebra mountains, stood tall behind the trees near the waters edge, as the boat engine moved steadily thru the river The tour also gave me the opportunity to pan...More

Thank Veronica660
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We had a few minutes of somewhat interesting talk about trappers and the pelts on display, and hot cocoa and a few bites of a cinnamon treat they called a beaver tail. Then we got to "pan for gold" with a trough of water and...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We took a coach bus to a little set up about 20 minutes off site from the hotel. We were given hot chocolate and the equivalent of a funnel cake from the State Fair and then had an interesting talk about hunting, trapping, and there...More

Thank comar727
Reviewed 19 August 2014

My husband and I were the only two signed up for the dog cart ride. Now I know why. We were driven by bus to the location of the excursion. The "wilderness experts" then gave us a presentation about furs and trapping. The talk was...More

Thank Jubilant_Traveler
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I've been on numerous jetboat rides around the world and by comparison, this is just a fast ride up the river and back. No exciting turns or action you would expect from a jetboat. The ride is less than an hour and then there is...More

Thank kjkupiec
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