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Copper Oar has been offering wilderness rafting and multi-sport adventures in Alaska’s largest national park, Wrangell-St. Elias, for over 20 years. Our one-day "raft and flightsee" trip features spectacular views, fun class II-III rapids, the...more
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Motherlode Powerhouse, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Fantastic one day rafting journey out of McCarthy with Copper Oar after returning from the five day Glacier and Tundra backpack with St Elias Guides. Robin and Sarah were knowledgeable, affable and very skilled guides on the river as were Max and Daniel on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike0829
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Did a 7-day rafting trip on Copper River. This is the first time I have been on a multi-day rafting trip, so I did not quite know what to expect. Copper Oar did a great job helping me out with logistics before and after the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TrondC
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Rafting the Copper River with Copper Oar rafting company was a great experience. Lots of fun and challenges. Juniper Rose was my guide and did a great job rowing us down the river, preparing great meals and pointing out interesting facts I wouldn’t have even...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wildriverrose
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I injured my knee at the airport on my way to Alaska so I was limited in my activities. My wife had booked us for a rafting trip with Copper Oar and I decided to gimp my way there. Believe me, I'm glad I did...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bill A
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Copper Oar helped seriously subsidize our fly-in raft trip for our non-profit Brooklyn to Alaska! Not only did they work with us financially, but they went out of their way to help provide a top-notch wilderness trip for girls from the inner city that could...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kristin G
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This was such a great trip, made extra special with the addition of a resident naturalist who came along with us on the journey. He answered thoroughly every question about each rock, tree, cliff formation, and critter that we asked him about. All the river...More

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Date of experience: June 2017
Thank dithmerea
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I took a one week rafting trip down the copper river with my wife. Copper Oar did a fantastic job and arranged everything from travel to McCarthy, Lodging before and after the trip, wonderful guides and great food. If you want to see Alaska (Glaciers,...More

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Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Christian_Lancaster
GaiaM, Owner at Copper Oar Rafting Day Trip, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thanks Christian! Great to have you guys and we look forward to your return! Gaia

Reviewed 13 August 2017

I enjoyed my River Rafting with Copper Oar, it was a good introduction to white water rafting. The guides were friendly and experienced and helped make it a fun day. The lunch provided was very tasty! After the wonderful ride down the river you get...More

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Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 272kaz
GaiaM, Owner at Copper Oar Rafting Day Trip, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Hello 272kaz, Thanks do much for your great review and we're thrilled you enjoyed the day! We may be biased, but we do think it's one of the best single-day adventures in Alaska! Take care, Gaia

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Breathtaking only begins to describe the vistas. 360 degrees of awesome. Jonny and Robin provided much knowledge and skill. We took hikes and pushed ourselves, it payed off. Seeing Alaska up close is the only way. Spending time away from electronics for a week is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dkdfcollins
GaiaM, Owner at Copper Oar Rafting Day Trip, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Hello Collinses! Thanks so much for the great review and for joining us on the Copper! So glad you had a great time (and great weather!). Come back any time! Take care, Gaia

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had an amazingly awesome rafting experience with Zara and Robin. They are really really well trained.

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Date of experience: July 2017
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