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Copper Oar Rafting Day Trip

Motherlode Powerhouse, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 800-523-4453
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Rafting with Copper Oar

We had a wonderful time with Ed, rafting down the river. We have rafted in many places before, but... read more

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Reviewed 19 August 2014
Monica M
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Briarcliff Manor, New York, United States
Amazing Trip!

Going to McCarthy, AK was by far the best trip I have ever gone on. I went rafting and ice... read more

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Reviewed 19 August 2014
414CDW
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Denver, Colorado
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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 magnificent Nizina Canyon, and a stunning bush plane flight from the river's edge back to McCarthy. We also offer multi-day wilderness adventures and multi-sport package trips. Copper Oar specializes in professional, personable guides, an in-depth knowledge of the local human and natural history, great food, and creating adventures of a lifetime!
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Motherlode Powerhouse, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

We had a wonderful time with Ed, rafting down the river. We have rafted in many places before, but this was our first Alaskan trip. The braided river provides such a different experience. The river was low, so the trip was mellow and dry. It...More

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Thank Monica M
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Going to McCarthy, AK was by far the best trip I have ever gone on. I went rafting and ice climbing, spent some time hiking and flying, and explored the great area! I recommend all of those activities and more if you find yourself with...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2014

You can't ask for much more: three rivers in one trip, amazing scenery, great guides and getting picked up by a plane! So much fun. I highly recommend this trip. It's a great way to spend the day!

Thank 303JonC
Reviewed 1 July 2014

My family and I were in Alaska for two weeks and this has got to be one of the funnest and most beautiful things that we did. Would do it again for sure!

Thank Avishai_Katz
Reviewed 1 July 2014

An amazing family adventure. We all enjoyed from the views, the crew, the food, the rafting and the flightsee back to McCarthy.

Thank Alon R
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Beautiful scenery, knowledgeable guides, and wildlife sightings all combined into one amazing day of adventure! The flightsee on the way back was the perfect end to the day. The food was great, and the guides kept us riding in comfort. I was very impressed with...More

Thank sarahe217
Reviewed 27 March 2014

We had a fantastic family adventure rafting trip in 2010! Rafting, hiking, lunch on the "beach," and a return to base by plane! No way to top that! Every member of the crew was fantastic and made sure our adventure was pure fun! I would...More

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Thank Karen M
Reviewed 6 March 2014

When I feel stressed out I close my eyes and relive the serenity of our family rafting trip on the Copper River with Copper Oar Rafting. Such peaceful memories with 3 teenage boys are rare but so wonderful to hold! JFS

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Reviewed 16 February 2014

In one day we truly experienced Alaskan wilderness in a way that jus doesn't happen in the lower 48. The whitewater rafting was exciting, the guides were knowledgeable, safety oriented and fun, and the scenery was spectacular. The flight back in the bush plane was...More

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GaiaM, Owner at Copper Oar Rafting Day Trip, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2014

Hello Adventure in Good Company, Thanks for the great review! It is always fun to see your groups come through each year - what a fabulous bunch of ladies. I remember that Marion and several of her gals were my first ever multi-day rafting clients...More

Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

We loved the raft trip through the beautiful canyon and then to see the plane land on a sandbar was very exciting!!!!

Thank Mary S
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