Alaska Cruises: Scenic river tour in the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve near Haines, Alaska. Often sighted; moose, bears, eagles and Trumpeter Swans. Join the Hess family for this spectacular, scenic river tour in specially designed jet boats.
Flat bottom river boat, holds 24 people comfortably. Boats are powered by twin, four stroke, outboard motors. The motors are equipped with a lower unit at the bottom of the shaft that is called a jet unit, allowing the boats to traverse the very shallow channels of the silt laden Chilkat River.
River route covers 25 miles of the Preserve, with the opportunity to travel many of the different channels where the moose and eagles hang out.
Age range, type of group
No minimum age and no maximum age. Senior rates apply over age 60. Child rates from age 6-12. Under 6 has a minimal rate.
Sleeping and meals
Meal is provided. A hearty hot dog lunch with chili (vegetarian and everyone loves it) with chips, cookies and beverages.
Policies & Restrictions
No pets. No smoking during river tour 1hr. 45min.
Rates & Availability
Adult fare $105.50
Senior 60 and over $84.40
Children 6-12 $73.85
Children 5 and under $42.20
Jackets and other outerwear provided. Boats are uncovered to allow for better photo opportunities.
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