Denali Park Adventures

Wilderness Run Rafting Tour

Wilderness Run Rafting Tour

Tour Provided By: Denali Raft Adventures

Tour Dates: 5/20/24–9/10/24

Tour Times:

  • 7:30 am (May 20–Sept 10)
  • 12:30 pm (May 20–Sept 10)
  • 6:30 pm (May 20–Aug 23)

Tour Rates:

  • Ages 12 & up: $130
  • Ages 5–11: $100

Tour Description

A great trip for families! Hold on and enjoy your introduction to rafting in Alaska. You may see moose, sheep, caribou and bear, as you raft downstream 11 miles. The most scenic portion of the Nenana River gives you thrilling, and enjoyable rafting.

  • Class I, II, with one III
  • Suitable for ages 5 years and older
  • Tour Length is 3–3.5 hours

Paddle vs Oar Rafts

For all raft trips, you have your choice of oar rafts or paddle rafts (It takes 5 participants to paddle, when possible parties are combined to reach five or more). Both oar rafts and paddle rafts run the same rapids on the river. Perfect for 1st timers, an oar raft, is rowed by the guide while rafters sit, hold on and enjoy the view. In a paddle raft you will be expected to follow instructions and be an active participant by paddling the raft down river. You still have a guide but everyone has a paddle and the guide instructs you on how and when to paddle.

Recommended Clothing

  • Warm outdoor clothes
  • Dress in layers (avoid cotton if possible)
  • A wool or fleece beanie style hat
  • Two pair wool socks
  • Eye glass retainers

A Gore-Tex drysuit, neoprene booties, and a life jacket are provided.

Weather Policy

All trips depart rain or shine.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be issued for trips cancelled within seven days of departure. All trips depart rain or shine. Cancellations after time of payment with more than eight days notice will incur a 10% cancellation fee.

Child Policy

Suitable for ages 5 years and older.

Shuttle Availability

Our Shuttle Service provides pickup from local lodging, plus transportation to and from the river.

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