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Focus on Haines Private Nature / Photography tour
Focus on Haines Private Nature / Photography tour
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from: $550

The Focus on Haines Private Tour is tailored to my guests' interests and will offer you the opportunity to see the best Alaska has to offer.away from the ships & shops. Whether you are a photographer or just want to get out into the quiet corners of America’s last frontier, you will find Haines to be the Alaska you came to experience. At each stop I share the stories of cultural and natural history that makes each location special. If your interest is photography, I strive to cover the basics of your camera's technical functions. I offer instruction how and when to use the camera's various modes to optimize the photograph you would like to save as a real keeper. Additionally, I offer tips to optimize your opportunities for successful wildlife photography. I can discuss the best composition considerations when framing your shots so you come home with an award-winning photograph. For people who want an extended tour, additional time can be provided for at the time of the tour.

Rafting to Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve from Haines
Rafting to Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve from Haines
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from: $152

This is a small group rafting and scenic driving tour through the famous Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve with a scenic float trip (no whitewater) through the home of the largest bald eagle congregation in the world. Thousands of bald eagles travel here to feed on salmon in the fall and winter. In spring and summer watch for eagles nesting and raising their young.

Chilkoot Lake Kayaing - Departing from Haines.
Chilkoot Lake Kayaing - Departing from Haines.
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from: $142

We offer small group guided guided kayak trips on this pristine mountain lake near Haines, Alaska. Our guides all undergo rigorous in house safety training along with Wilderness First Aid training. In addition our guides have degrees and or in depth knowledge in Zoology, Biology and Natural history and live in the community of Haines. This gives our guides the unique ability to share with you not only the natural beauty of the area but the unique lifestyle we live here in this little fishing town of Haines, at the northern most point of the inside passage.

Full-Day Chilkat Inlet Coastal Hike from Haines
Full-Day Chilkat Inlet Coastal Hike from Haines
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from: $144

Hike over the rolling terrain and through the temperate rainforest of Chilkat Lake State Park in Haines, Alaska!  In our 5 hour adventure, we will be able to enjoy magnificent glacier views from across the fjord as we hike through temperate rainforest and beach-side meadows, known as Moose Meadows.  As we make our way out on to the easily-accessed yet remote beach, we will enjoy a fresh picnic-style lunch before returning to the trailhead.

Chilkoot Wilderness and Wildlife Viewing - Haines Departure
Chilkoot Wilderness and Wildlife Viewing - Haines Departure
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from: $102

See if you can spot bald eagles, harbor seals, and brown bears during this 2.5-hour viewing at Chilkoot Lake State Park. Follow your expert naturalist guide to various scenic spots throughout the park.

Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines
Eagle Preserve Float Trip in Haines
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from: $625

Simply put this is the best possible way to see bald eagles in their natural habitat. Rafting through the heart of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve in Haines Alaska is a must see attraction and you won't want to miss the jaw dropping scenery, delightful guides and genuine Alaskan wildlife. Watch eagles catching salmon and caring for young eagles in the numerous nests that line the riverbanks. Look for bears, moose, and a host of other wildlife that call the preserve home. Relax or take pictures as your private guide navigates the narrow channels of the Preserve's glacial fed rivers. Enjoy a hearty snack of locally caught smoked salmon at the end of the tour. Local pickup and all river gear is included.

Chilkoot Lake Kayaking - Departing From Skagway
Chilkoot Lake Kayaking - Departing From Skagway
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from: $213

We offer small group guided guided kayak trips on this pristine mountain lake near Haines, Alaska. Our guides all undergo rigorous in house safety training along with Wilderness First Aid training. In addition our guides have degrees and or in depth knowledge in Zoology, Biology and Natural history and live in the community of Haines. This gives our guides the unique ability to share with you not only the natural beauty of the area but the unique lifestyle we live here in this little fishing town of Haines, at the northern most point of the inside passage.

Alaska Wildlife Voyageur Canoe Safari from Haines
Alaska Wildlife Voyageur Canoe Safari from Haines
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from: $136

Explore the beautiful waters of southeast Alaska on the canoeing trip of a lifetime. Experience the astonishing scenery of the Last Frontier in a voyageur canoe. Your expert guides will drive you along the coastline past the salmon-rich Chilkoot River to the scenic Chilkoot Lake. You'll receive all of the necessary equipment and instruction before heading out onto the water to explore the far reaches of the lake with your guide in a motor-assisted voyageur canoe. Your adventure will wrap up with a beach-side lunch before returning you to the pier.

Fort Seward: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of Alaska’s historical Port Chilkoot
Fort Seward: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of Alaska’s historical Port Chilkoot
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from: $5

Wind back the clock to when picturesque Port Chilkoot was a buzzing military hub. On this coastal walking tour, you’ll go back in time to experience this corner of Haines in its heyday when it was still called Fort Seward. You’ll visit the square where officers once marched, the area in which military wives did their washing and shopped around the barracks, and the spot where fishermen would unload thousands of salmon after a catch. Along the way, you’ll hear stories about how the Tlingit elders negotiated with European settlers, and naturalists like John Muir explored the glaciers and jagged mountain peaks that encompass the port. This walking tour will take you from the Port Chilkoot Dock where you’ll find Haines’cruise ships and ferries, to the historical businesses and buildings that make up present-day Fort Seward. This tour is set in one of Southeast Alaska’s most beautiful ports, and the history of Alaska lies within the story of Fort Seward.

Full-Day Mount Riley Hike from Haines
Full-Day Mount Riley Hike from Haines
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from: $161

Hike your way to the highest point on the Haines Peninsula atop Mt. Riley!  This 6-hour, 5-8 mile adventure will take you up about 1,500 ft to a 360-degree view of the Lynn Canal. Throughout the hike we’ll enjoy some snacks and water on our way to the summit, then enjoy a picnic style lunch before descending back to the trailhead.

Half-Day Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Float Tour
Half-Day Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Float Tour
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from: $154

The world-famous Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve boasts the largest gathering of bald eagles anywhere in the world! Your adventure begins with a spectacular drive along the National Scenic Byway through the awe-inspiring Chilkat Valley to the heart of the preserve. After a riverside picnic you will board 18-foot inflatable rafts and enjoy a peaceful float (no whitewater) down this ever-changing river. Watch for eagles, bears, moose, and wolves who frequent the preserve to feed on the plentiful spawning salmon. With 7,000-foot-tall peaks towering above as you drift through picturesque landscapes, floating down the river is the best way to take in the grandeur of Alaska. After your river trip, enjoy homemade cookies and hot and cold drinks by riverbank before boarding your bus back to Haines. This is an unforgettable adventure into the wilderness of Alaska!

Haines Summit by Van
Haines Summit by Van
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from: $101

Travel along the Haines National Scenic Byway through the world-famous Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve and into Northern British Columbia. Look for wildlife and enjoy the amazing scenery along the ride and during photo stops as you venture through the expanses of alpine tundra.

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